There is no disputing that Lincoln was a great man.
Our country is the most generous, open, tolerant, and democratic in the world.
Second, marriage is an issue that our Founding Fathers wisely left to the states.
I also believe that the Supreme Court should be the final arbiter of all federal questions.
Let me first state that I believe that marriage is a sacred union between one man and one woman.
Right now, too many women who reach retirement age find themselves widowed or single, relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income.
Our dependence on foreign energy sources is our Achilles heel, not just in the realm of diplomacy, but in terms of our future as the world's economic leader.
If we don't continue to pursue alternative, emissions-free energy sources like nuclear fuel, we are at risk of increasing our dependence on costly natural gas.
Mr. Speaker, high natural gas prices and the summer spike in gasoline prices serve as a stark reminder that the path to energy independence is a long and arduous one.
As children, many of us were taught never to talk to strangers. As parents and grandparents, our message must change with technology to include strangers on the Internet.