Half of the labor unions in Houston, for example, are oil and gas related, but they still found me to be a trustworthy advocate for their rights in the workplace and for their general health and wellbeing—someone who will bring them to the table.
“The majority of us as well as many others felt as if the sky was falling, and that we were running for office to lift the sky back up and back into its proper place.”
“We need to be much more careful about where we deploy, when we deploy, and how we deploy our troops.”
“Ordinarily I’d be well into thinking about some new topic by now, but this time I’m not. I have no project. That feels weird and unpleasant.”
“That’s the brand we’re going for, and it’s a tricky brand to go for, because you don’t want to be dull, or finger-wagging, or sanctimonious.”
“To me, working is part of staying alive.”
“We’re doing a terrible job of inculcating the values that matter, and the funny thing is, we have a country that has a purpose. They wrote it down for us in the preamble of the Constitution.”
“I’m immensely sympathetic to what has been called the American Dream and the importance of immigrants and refugees. They have been the engine of this country again and again and again.”