Whether it's making sure that families have access to quality health care and child care, or making sure that our children receive the best educational opportunities we can give them, we must remain committed to these needs because our children are our future.
It's not my job to dream your dreams. It's my job to make your dreams become a reality.
Right and wrong becomes more difficult for each of us as we grow older, because the older we get the more we know personally about our own human frailties.
At a time when U.S. jobs are heading overseas at a record pace, and amidst increased sanctions on our manufacturers and producers from other countries, it's imperative that we do all we can to provide our businesses a climate to operate successfully.
I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others.
Stopping crime before it occurs is the most effective crime fighting tool of all.
Unless we make education a priority, an entire generation of Americans could miss out on the American dream.
Voters must have faith in the electoral process for our democracy to succeed.
In Arkansas alone, approximately three quarters of a million people are at risk of going hungry, and one in four children does not get enough to eat, so my goal is to bring awareness to this tragic issue.
Many Americans are unaware that we still have a large population of working families, elderly, and children who rely on emergency food pantries, shelters, and other resources to meet their nutritional needs.
Improving our national intelligence capabilities should remain a top priority and a continual process.
I am not normally a betting person, but I say that putting your money on the American people is about as close to a sure bet as you are going to get.
If we invest in the American people, the American people always bring this Nation a good return.
It certainly makes no sense to enact more laws if we cannot, or do not, enforce the ones we have.
Now, I do come from a part of the country where the people say that the only thing in the middle of the road is a yellow line or roadkill.
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