Being a patriot doesn't mean prioritizing service to government above all else. Being a patriot means knowing when to protect your country, knowing when to protect your Constitution, knowing when to protect your countrymen, from the violations of and encroachments of adversaries. And those adversaries don't have to be foreign countries.
May 28, 2014
Patriots don't go to Russia. They don't seek asylum in Cuba. They don't seek asylum in Venezuela. They fight their cause here. Edward Snowden is a coward. He is a traitor. And he has betrayed his country. And if he wants to come home tomorrow to face the music, he can do so.
May 28, 2014
No one understands that the First Amendment is only important if you are going to offend somebody. If you're not going to offend somebody, you don't need protection of the First Amendment.
Jan 19, 2014
I think people loosely use the term ‘free speech.’ If the market wants to be such that people don’t want to watch someone, so be it.
Dec 23, 2013
One faction of one party, in one house of Congress, in one branch of government, doesn't get to shut down the entire government just to refight the results of an election.
Sep 30, 2013
We followed the law. We follow our policies, we self-report, we identify problems, we fix them. And I think we do a great job. And we do, I think, more to protect people’s civil liberties and privacy than they’ll ever know.
Oct 12, 2013
I do not accept that we cannot find a common sense way to preserve our traditions, including our basic second amendment freedoms and the rights of law abiding gun owners, while at the same time reducing the gun violence that unleashes so much mayhem on a regular basis.
Sep 22, 2013
We want [government] down to the size to where it would fit in a bathtub, and then it could worry about what we were up to.
Aug 26, 2012