Honest discussions – even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree – can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded.
We pass bills authorizing improvements and grants. But when it comes time to pay for these programs, we'd rather put the country's money toward tax breaks for the wealthy than for police officers who are protecting our communities.
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Our country’s political discourse and debate are enriched by discussions of the political implications of our faith traditions, whether they are taking place in our communities, at our dinner tables, or in our places of worship.
But I warn my colleagues that we will fail in our efforts to protect the homeland if we do not take additional steps to avoid a trade-off between protecting ourselves against terrorists attacks and preparing for and responding to natural disasters.
|17th August, 1940
|Political Scientist, Politician, Professor
David E. Price was born in Erwin, Tennessee. He is an American politician, political Scientist and professor. He is the U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district, serving since 1997 and previously from 1987 to 1995. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He educated at Yale University where he received a theology degree and a Ph.D. in political science. He entered academia, working as a political science and public policy professor at Duke University from 1973 until his first campaign for Congress in 1986.
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