Without the right tools, we can't police our markets from illegal trade.
And I would argue the second greatest force in the universe is ownership.
We are a nation that seeks out solutions and refuses to ignore challenges.
I am convinced that China needs to be a strong trading partner with the United States long term.
Iraq can emerge as a beacon of hope and democracy in the Middle East, and the world, with our help.
Anytime a large, emergency spending bill makes its way through Congress, the potential for mischief is great.
I believe the only measure of government response shouldn't be how much we spend on a situation, but rather how well we spend.
The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality.
By offering individuals ownership and control of their health care coverage, we return control to the patients; and that is exactly where it should be.
Madam Speaker, before being elected to Congress, I ran a manufacturing business that did a significant percentage of our sales outside the United States.