Our country has had a hard time learning that lesson with energy.
My view is that when in doubt, society should err on the side of life.
In a budget this massive, there are certainly areas where I think we could do much better.
Energy is necessary for economic growth, for a better quality of life, and for human progress.
When it comes to helping make the country strong, we in Congress have an important role to play.
I know of no serious proposals that would change the way Social Security operates for today's seniors.
We must continue research into new forms of energy and into more efficient use of existing energy sources.
No other date on the calendar more potently symbolizes all that our nation stands for than the Fourth of July.
The challenge we have in the war on terrorism is looking around for those pieces that matter and trying to fit them together.
We should restore a proper balance in environmental regulation and energy production that is based on common sense, not political agendas.