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Al Franken quotes: I couldn't think of anything less appealing than molding the minds of tomorrow's leaders. I couldn't think of anything less appealing than molding the minds of tomorrow's leaders.
Al Franken quotes: Gary Bauer is a very good - he's a good friend of mine. Gary Bauer is a very good - he's a good friend of mine.
Al Franken quotes: Terrorism, to me, is the use of terror for political purpose, and terror is indiscriminate murder of civilians to make a political point. Terrorism, to me, is the use of terror for political purpose, and terror is indiscriminate murder of civilians to make a political point.
Al Franken quotes: If you use a cell phone - as I do - your wireless carrier likely has records about your physical movements going back months, if not years. If you use a cell phone - as I do - your wireless carrier likely has records about your physical movements going back months, if not years.
Al Franken quotes: Anybody who deliberately propagandizes with lies should be held up to scorn and ridicule. Anybody who deliberately propagandizes with lies should be held up to scorn and ridicule.
Al Franken quotes: Google might be doping the horses. Google might be doping the horses.
Al Franken quotes: I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and dog-gone it, people like me. I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and dog-gone it, people like me.
Al Franken quotes: It's the Power of the Almighty, the Splendor of Nature, and then you. It's the Power of the Almighty, the Splendor of Nature, and then you.
Al Franken quotes: He [Newt Gingrich] is the most unpopular politician in America. His favorable rating is only four points higher than the Unabomber. He [Newt Gingrich] is the most unpopular politician in America. His favorable rating is only four points higher than the Unabomber.
Al Franken quotes: I grew up in Minnesota, where we treasure our tradition of civic engagement - and our record of having the nation's highest voter participation. I grew up in Minnesota, where we treasure our tradition of civic engagement - and our record of having the nation's highest voter participation.
Al Franken quotes: I just can't sit still and meditate; that doesn't kind of work for me. I don't even know exactly what it means. I just can't sit still and meditate; that doesn't kind of work for me. I don't even know exactly what it means.
Al Franken quotes: I can assure you, this is not about spying on the American people. I can assure you, this is not about spying on the American people.
Al Franken quotes: I do have a self-censor; everybody does, or at least most who are not pathological do. I do have a self-censor; everybody does, or at least most who are not pathological do.
Al Franken quotes: Net neutrality has been in place since the very beginning of the Internet. Net neutrality has been in place since the very beginning of the Internet.
Al Franken quotes: There is - I mean - I found early in life that righteous indignation is a little off-putting, and so I try to couch it with humor. There is - I mean - I found early in life that righteous indignation is a little off-putting, and so I try to couch it with humor.
Al Franken quotes: If we have George W. Bush as president, we're going to go back to the kind of policies we had when his father and Ronald Reagan were president. If we have George W. Bush as president, we're going to go back to the kind of policies we had when his father and Ronald Reagan were president.
Al Franken quotes: Most of us here in the media are what I call infotainers ... Rush Limbaugh is what I call a disinfotainer. He entertains by spreading disinformation. Most of us here in the media are what I call infotainers ... Rush Limbaugh is what I call a disinfotainer. He entertains by spreading disinformation.
Al Franken quotes: I've spent my entire career being a satirist. I've spent my entire career being a satirist.
Al Franken quotes: I'm sure I've devoted enough thought to Rush Limbaugh for one lifetime. I'm sure I've devoted enough thought to Rush Limbaugh for one lifetime.
Al Franken quotes: I want to reclaim 'liberal.' I'm a liberal, and I think most Americans are liberals. I want to reclaim 'liberal.' I'm a liberal, and I think most Americans are liberals.
Al Franken quotes: If someone hacks your password, you can change it - as many times as you want. If someone hacks your password, you can change it - as many times as you want.
Al Franken quotes: One thing I've noticed about politics is that these guys have pretty thick hides. One thing I've noticed about politics is that these guys have pretty thick hides.
Al Franken quotes: I'm a perfectionist and if I start making changes, I'll never stop. I'm a perfectionist and if I start making changes, I'll never stop.
Al Franken quotes: When the Constitution was written, the founders had no way of anticipating the new technologies that would evolve in the coming centuries. When the Constitution was written, the founders had no way of anticipating the new technologies that would evolve in the coming centuries.
Al Franken quotes: I got interested in politics during the civil rights movement and then Vietnam. I got interested in politics during the civil rights movement and then Vietnam.
Al Franken quotes: I get satisfaction when I write something I like, when I'm happy with it. I get satisfaction when I write something I like, when I'm happy with it.
Al Franken quotes: It's really building Air America that I'm focused on, and for me, that almost only means doing a good show. It's really building Air America that I'm focused on, and for me, that almost only means doing a good show.
Al Franken quotes: I think that the default for collecting any kind of personal data should be opt-in consent. I think that the default for collecting any kind of personal data should be opt-in consent.
Al Franken quotes: You can't change your fingerprints. You have only ten of them. And you leave them on everything you touch; they are definitely not a secret. You can't change your fingerprints. You have only ten of them. And you leave them on everything you touch; they are definitely not a secret.
Al Franken quotes: WHAT DO WE WANT?! PATIENCE! WHEN DO WE WANT IT?! NOW! WHAT DO WE WANT?! PATIENCE! WHEN DO WE WANT IT?! NOW!
Al Franken quotes: I'm crushed by the responsibility of writing a satirical book. I'm crushed by the responsibility of writing a satirical book.
Al Franken quotes: Antitrust law isn't about protecting competing businesses from each other, it's about protecting competition itself on behalf of the public. Antitrust law isn't about protecting competing businesses from each other, it's about protecting competition itself on behalf of the public.
Al Franken quotes: Teen pregnancy went way down in the '90s, and 75 percent of it was because of increased use of contraception. Teen pregnancy went way down in the '90s, and 75 percent of it was because of increased use of contraception.
Al Franken quotes: The Fourth Amendment doesn't apply to corporations. The Fourth Amendment doesn't apply to corporations.
Al Franken quotes: We need to prepare our kids for a 21st Century economy, and we're not doing it with our schools. We need to prepare our kids for a 21st Century economy, and we're not doing it with our schools.
Al Franken quotes: I'm a bit of a shill for the Clinton Administration, which has its perks. I'm invited to all the inaugural balls. I'm a bit of a shill for the Clinton Administration, which has its perks. I'm invited to all the inaugural balls.
Al Franken quotes: Technology is an incredible tool - it connects people to each other, creates jobs all over the world, and makes life easier for millions of Americans. Technology is an incredible tool - it connects people to each other, creates jobs all over the world, and makes life easier for millions of Americans.
Al Franken quotes: When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation. When the president during the campaign
said he was against nation building,
I didn't realize he meant our nation.
Al Franken quotes: Progressives, in a way, are the new conservatives. We want to conserve what we fought to build. Progressives, in a way, are the new conservatives. We want to conserve what we fought to build.
Al Franken quotes: Minnesotans know the difference between the job of satirist and the job of senator. And so do I. Minnesotans know the difference between the job of satirist and the job of senator. And so do I.
Al Franken quotes: Bill Clinton is the greatest president of the 20th century because I played touch football with him. Bill Clinton is the greatest president of the 20th century because I played touch football with him.
Al Franken quotes: Why don't we focus on what Afghan women can do? They can cook, bear children and pray. As I recall, that was fine for our grandmothers. Why don't we focus on what Afghan women can do? They can cook, bear children and pray. As I recall, that was fine for our grandmothers.
Al Franken quotes: There's plenty of room for humor in politics, God knows, but it's a serious business. There's plenty of room for humor in politics, God knows, but it's a serious business.
Al Franken quotes: My daughter became a teacher right out of college. My daughter became a teacher right out of college.
Al Franken quotes: I'm from the Vietnam generation. I didn't serve. I'm from the Vietnam generation. I didn't serve.
Al Franken quotes: We need to be pro-science; we have to go back to science. We need to be pro-science; we have to go back to science.
Al Franken quotes: My dad was a terrible businessman. My dad was a terrible businessman.
Al Franken quotes: I want a president who can handle a cream soda. I want a president who can handle a cream soda.
Al Franken quotes: I ask the American people not to fall victim to disinformation. There are no death panels. The Affordable Care Act cuts the deficit. I ask the American people not to fall victim to disinformation. There are no death panels. The Affordable Care Act cuts the deficit.
Al Franken quotes: Net neutrality isn't a government takeover of the Internet, as many of my Republican colleagues have alleged. Net neutrality isn't a government takeover of the Internet, as many of my Republican colleagues have alleged.