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Jim Sensenbrenner Quotes





After the last two years of springtime gas price spikes, nearly everyone in Southeast Wisconsin understands that something is wrong with our gasoline regulation and supply system.
 

Baseball has long been a national pastime that many Americans have cherished.
[Baseball]
 

Congress first took action against steroids by passing The Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990.
 

Despite reforms in steroid control, serious problems still occur in and out of baseball.
 

Despite the state of denial exhibited by most Democrats, Americans all across the nation acknowledge that changes are necessary to preserve Social Security for today's younger workers.
 

Football, basketball, and the Olympic sports all have their problems with banned substances.
[Football]
 

For too long, opponents of the PATRIOT Act have transformed this law into a grossly distorted caricature that bears no relation to the legislation itself.
 

In a sad twist of fate, the bill to reauthorize the Patriot Act was debated on the floor of the House of Representatives the same day that terrorists struck again.
 

In the first State of the Union of his second term, President Bush made clear to Americans tonight that he is not going to play the role of a lame duck President.
 

It is all too evident that our nation, and the governments of other countries, require all the help they can get in order to fight the War on Terrorism against people who have no qualms about taking the lives of innocent men, women, and children.
 

It is essential that we put an end to steroid abuse and set a better example for aspiring young athletes to follow, so that some day, when they make it in the All Star Game, it will be because of their own natural talents, and not because of a performance enhancing product.
 

Moreover, from reforming the tax code to our immigration system, to commonsense legal reform, President Bush put America on notice that he will continue fighting to make the country, and the world, a better place for future generations.
 

Sadly, this problem of steroid use is not isolated to baseball.
 

Several professional athletes have wrongly taught many young Americans by example that the only way to succeed in sports is to take steroids.
 

Since September 11th, federal terrorism investigations have resulted in charges against more than 400 suspects, and more than half of them have been convicted.
 

Terrorists continue to exploit divisions between law enforcement and the intelligence communities that limit the sharing of vital counterterrorism information.
[Communities]
 

The elections that have taken place in these countries are a reflection of the lure of Democracy, and the resilience of our men and women in uniform who helped bring freedom to many who never knew what the word truly meant.
 

There are over 500,000 registered sex offenders across the country, and statistics have shown that the recidivism rate for those criminals is high.
 

These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes.