There is no real third party in America. There's this one party that has two sides to it - the Democratic and Republican side. It's one party that has two heads.
Both the Democratic and Republican parties are bought and paid for by corporate America and cater to the needs of the highest bidder as opposed to the people they claim to represent. I cannot be bought.
My greatest fear is speaking in public.
With consumers having ever more choice, corporations must invest more and more in courting public opinion.
My grandmother had great influence on me. She was secretary of state in the 1970's, and that's when I was born. She showed me the importance of public service, and she was admired by people regardless of their political party.
Anyone who has ever had the feeling of being higher than a kite after giving a public speech is well aware of the effects of attention.
If my work was good enough, I would never have to do publicity.
People recognize me - but if you've been in the public eye as long as I have and people don't recognize you, I feel bad about myself.
I can't be calm when I drive through sections of Atlanta that look more like Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, than America.
There is a time and place for publicity, but to stay a sane person, you must have a personal life.
I became a Republican when a very wise young lady asked me how I could remain a Democrat when I didn't agree with what they stood for and did agree with what the Republicans supported.
There was no Congressional Club for my first campaign. There was no organized state group of Young Republicans, but there was a dedicated core of young people who volunteered to do anything my campaign needed.
Most Evangelicals claim to be politically non-partisan, and say they only identify with the Republican Party because the Republicans are committed to 'family values.'
A career public speaker is not what I'm called to be. I'm called to be a critic.
In the past, the Republican Party has depended on unified support at election time from Evangelical Christians. But times are changing!
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