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#1. Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for a long time and now they can do it. They got animation. NO more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two. Anyway, I find it abhorrent. - Author: James Coburn
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#2. The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished, not turned over to new management that may or may not have a better eye for earmarks with 'merit.' - Author: Tom Coburn
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#3. How is it that we have sodomy protected under that due process but prostitution unprotected? It's schizophrenic. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#4. You deliver 2,000 babies or better - 3,000 by that time. And that's, you know, at minimum, three people each. And then if you take grandparents or grandparents of siblings and aunts and uncles, you know, you get - a 100,000 votes outta that - Author: Tom Coburn
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#5. What makes this mentality dangerous is that when the team is held together by careerism and mindless partisanship, individual members are punished for thinking for themselves. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#6. What fearful shapes and shadows beset his path amidst the dim and ghastly glare of a snowy night! - Author: Frederick Simpson Coburn
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#7. He also knew that whenever he recalled her kissing his cheek with such unqualified trust and acceptance, it was going to ache just a little in the vicinity of his heart.
It ached now. - Author: Sandra Brown
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#8. Taking in and blowing out smoke? And now you see girls smoking cigars. It got to be such a fad. Girls on the covers of magazines, smoking cigars. Give me a break. I didn't want to be a part of that. I don't like 'popular.' - Author: James Coburn
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#9. I had met [Donald] Trump once before, when he testified before a committee that Tom Coburn - Senator Coburn - and I hosted, to deal with excessive expenditures to refurbish the UN building in New York. - Author: Jeff Sessions
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#10. Silicone breast implants make you healthier. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#11. We need real leadership, Democrat, Republican and independent to stand up and say, we have to live within our means. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#12. Charity requires sacrifice, and members of Congress could set a good example of charity by giving up their pay increase. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#13. Let's see, he had told me one night at our hotel's bar, I've been beaten to death with brass knuckles by Robert Mitchum, knifed in the back by Ernest Borgnine, shot in the head by Frank Sinatra, strangled by James Coburn, - Author: Viet Thanh Nguyen
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#14. The American people will be appalled to learn the health care bill exempts (congressional) leadership and committee staff. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#15. I would like to believe I would not have behaved differently had I not made a term limits pledge, but my own frailties and human desire for prestige and position tell me my term limits pledge did make a difference in how I approached my job in Congress. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#16. This seemed to drive home the basic principle that perspective and distance affect perception. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#17. But I'm not a hearts and flowers guy. I'm not even an all-night guy. I don't hold hands. I don't cuddle. I don't do any of that stuff. - Lee Coburn - Author: Sandra Brown
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#18. The longer a politician bears power, the more he is controlled by that power. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#19. I am a thousand scattered pieces that no one has bothered to put together. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#20. Photography makes one conscious of beauty everywhere, even in the simplest things, even in what is often considered commonplace or ugly. Yet nothing is really 'ordinary', for every fragment of the world is crowned with wonder and mystery, and a great and surprising beauty. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#21. A photographic portrait needs more collaboration between sitter and artist than a painted portrait. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#22. He was the kind of guy who won the stupid tricks contest at local bars by inhaling a silver chain up his nostril and pulling it out his mouth. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#23. You're going to die sooner. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#24. Careerism: the self-centered philosophy of governing to win the next election above all else. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#25. Career politicians do not have the courage to prioritize spending and say no to demanding special interest groups who do not reflect the best interests of the country. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#26. Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#27. I wish to state emphatically that I do not believe in any sort of handwork or manipulation on a photographic negative or print. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#28. One semester, I was busted for reverse plagiarism, which basically meant I was too lazy to research a paper for my psychology class so cited false references to support my own theories on deviant behavior. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#29. We're gonna put $456 million to go to an island of 50 people? You know ... The bridge to nowhere. And this is right after Katrina happened. And so I offer an amendment to take that money from Alaska and repair the stuff in Louisiana. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#30. Dozens of members of Congress will be retiring next month, and some should be missed. But there is only one Tom Coburn, the Oklahoma senator the Christian Science Monitor has dubbed 'a rabble-rousing statesman.' - Author: John Fund
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#31. MFA program at the University of Michigan when we met. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#32. It was that Michelle had the rare gift of taking people as they came. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#33. Not to make sweeping generalizations about men, but I can pretty well guess how this conversation would go down. Jack: Everything okay? You seem down in the mouth lately. Maxime: It is fine. Jack: Okay, just checking. See ya. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#34. The danger of what's happening right now in terms of using reconciliation is, the purpose of the Senate is going to be defeated. And that is to bring consensus to big issues in this country so that we have a reasoned and thoughtful approach and that the American public buys into it. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#35. Put your hands on me. Pretend this means something - Lee Coburn - Author: Sandra Brown
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#36. I used to have a great fear of constitutional conventions. I have a great fear now of not having one. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#37. He interrupted. "No, Lisa, other families do not have sons who are Girl Scouts. I'm teaching that boy to fight," Jason muttered to himself, "A gay, black Girl Scout. What the hell happened to this family? We were normal back in San Francisco. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#38. Expose widespread waste and duplication in federal spending. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#39. I'm proud of our country that we elected Barack Obama. I mean, it says something about us nationally. You know, it's kind of like crowning your checker when you get to the end of your checker board. Here's another thing that says America's special: Barack Obama, president of the United States. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#40. During one session, the therapist returned from a trip to the rest room to find that another dog had dug a hole in a potted plant and buried Mancha. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#41. Careerism in Washington "goes to the heart of what's wrong in America right now." - Author: Tom Coburn
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#42. Senator [Sam] Brownback talked about those with disabilities that are destroyed in the womb because of a genetic test that is sometimes wrong. I would put forward that we all have disabilities. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#43. First job I went out on in new York I got, and when I came back, the first job I went out on, I got. - Author: James Coburn
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#44. Only in full surrender to the Spirit and to the Writings of God can a man or woman hope to find wisdom, knowledge, or an understanding of Spiritual things. - Author: Todd Coburn
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#45. Fear of dying young isn't an altogether bad thing. Sometimes it makes you try what you might otherwise delay. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#46. That's the tragedy of the rich: They don't need anything. - Author: Charles Coburn
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#47. We were in darkness when we were outside of the knowledge of Jesus and when we were not followers of Him. Yet now that we have this knowledge of Jesus Christ and this relationship with Him, we have become light and we are to live as light. - Author: Todd Coburn
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#48. An easily accessible and transparent database of contract information will bring sunshine into the confusing and sometimes shadowy practice of government contracting. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#49. Timing is a wonderful thing sometimes. It can save us from ourselves. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#50. Without music, our culture is a poor and soulless place where people simply exist but cease to live. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#51. We can achieve much greater representation through term-limited members. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#52. The question that arises as we use all these adjectives and adverbs to describe our physicians as we approach a Supreme Court nominee is where are we in America when we decide that it's legal to kill our unborn children? - Author: Tom Coburn
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#53. When I came to Washington, I was troubled to observe so many similarities between the behaviors of drug-addicted patients and my political colleagues. In Washington power is like morphine. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#54. You know how they say the path to hell is paved with good intentions? Well, maybe the path to heaven is paved with bad ones. - Author: Jake Coburn
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#55. It is my hope that photography may fall in line with all the other arts and with her infinite possibilities, do things strange and more fascinating than the most fantastic dreams. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#56. Ask any single parent whether they'd like an extra set of hands around the house and they'd take it." They'd take it if it weren't the set of hands belonging to the rat bastard who asked for a divorce the same day the pregnancy test read positive. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#57. The founding fathers never once rationalized getting in power and having control so they could stay in power. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#58. And I thought I would just share with you what science says today about silicone breast implants. If you have them, you're healthier than if you don't. In fact, there's no science that shows that silicone breast implants are detrimental and, in fact, they make you healthier. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#59. My aim in photography is always to convey a mood and not to impart local information. This is not an easy matter, for the camera if left to its own devices will simply impart local information to the exclusiveness of everything else. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#60. Few things infuse a member of Congress with more courage than self-imposed term limits or an imminent retirement. The issues they choose to focus on in their final months say a great deal about what are really the most important issues in the country. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#61. We've gone down a road to which we don't have the answers for. That's why we have the schizophrenic decisions coming out of the Supreme Court that don't balance logically with one versus another decision. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#62. I'm very disturbed at the picture that was painted by Senator Ted Kennedy that Samuel Alito is not a man of his word, that he is dishonest. The implication that he is not reliable I don't think is a fair characterization of what I've read. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#63. You don't have to give me flowers, Coburn. You don't even have to hold me. Let me hold you. - Honor Gillette - Author: Sandra Brown
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#64. The Magnificent Seven was really kind of a miraculous event that took place in my life. - Author: James Coburn
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#65. I now believe there is no better way to set yourself apart than to refer clients to your clients and facilitate these valuable connections. - Author: Derek Coburn
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#66. Visiting Florence was like attending a surprise party every day. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#67. It's turned into a world of amateurs. There are amateur actors making millions of dollars, amateur cinematographers, amateur directors ... Jesus, these amateur directors can get deals for anything. Another comic book? Oh, very good. - Author: James Coburn
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#68. Lesbianism is so rampant in some of the schools in southeast Oklahoma that they'll only let one girl go to the bathroom. Now think about it. Think about that issue. How is it that that's happened to us? - Author: Tom Coburn
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#69. You have to be courageous to not spend money, ... and we don't have many people who have that courage.. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#70. I'm disappointed ... that the president has not done more to demand that Congress and other federal agencies make the same sacrifices millions of Americans are already making. There is no charity without sacrifice. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#71. I went to college with James Coburn and Steve McQueen was a very good friend. - Author: Robert Vaughn
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#72. Changing yourself into who you think someone else wants is hurting yourself. It's a rejection of who you are, and that's toxic. You're committing emotional suicide." I - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#73. Everybody in America is going to have to sacrifice to help us rebuild the Gulf Coast. Every government program, every individual, we are all going to have to sacrifice. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#74. I believe all life has value, from conception to natural death. And I believe the intentional taking of human life, except to save lives, should be a capital offense, as it is in most states in America today. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#75. Why should not the camera artist break away from the worn out conventions and claim the freedom of expression which any art must have to be alive. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#76. The traits in career politicians the public detests most are produced when ego triumphs over principle. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#77. It infuriated me that men could walk around feeling perfectly good about their appearance whether they had a unibrow, triple chin, or skin flaps hanging off their eyelids, but stunning women like Faidra felt the need to have an unblemished butthole. The world is insane. Not - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#78. It is inexcusable for the White House and Congress to not even make the effort to find at least some offsets to this new spending, ... No one in America believes the federal government is operating at peak efficiency and can't tighten its belt. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#79. The God of this world has chosen to provide light to all mankind through His Son, who was crucified and died so that we could be cleansed and made free - Author: Todd Coburn
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#80. Social Security and Medicare represent promises made and we must keep these commitments. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#81. Tomorrow is not another day; tomorrow is today's backup plan. - Author: Ian Coburn
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#82. I firmly believe that the court should take another direction on many of these moral issues that face us. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#83. An artist is a man who tries to express the inexpressible. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#84. It is easy to see how after receiving this adoration for a term or two most members become convinced they are indispensable. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#85. When we have heartbeat and brain waves, we refuse to accept it as the presence of life - this lack of logic of which we approach this issue because we like and we favor convenience over ethics. We favor convenience over the hard parts of life that actually make us grow. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#86. What Jews do you know who don't make comedy of their lives? It's part of the religion. I'll bet you think all that Hebrew at bar mitzvahs is prayers, don't you? Fooled you, didn't we? It's stand-up. - Author: Jennifer Coburn
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#87. Donald Trump tweeted out to the world a quote allegedly from Senator Tom Coburn impugning my honesty. Within hours, Tom Coburn came out publicly and said, "That quote was an utter fabrication." - Author: Ted Cruz
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#88. Although mankind is made from mere dust of the ground, we are made in the image of God. As we emulate His image, we have value and purpose. - Author: Todd Coburn
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#89. It was the desire to do the complete thing. I only took taking acting lessons because my whole thing, really, was to direct. But my first jobs were acting jobs. - Author: James Coburn
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#90. Statesmen exhibit five key commitments: 1) A commitment to principles above politics; 2) An ability to compromise without abandoning principle; 3) A commitment to truth over spin; 4) A commitment to courage over cowardice; and 5) A commitment, or willingness, to give up power. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#91. The career politicians in Washington had transformed a government "for the people" into a government for themselves and for special interests. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#92. The vast amount of waste and sheer stupidity in government - from the Pentagon to the Food and Drug Administration - could fill committee agendas for years. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#93. The dirtiest mind in the world is the mind of a censor. - Author: Charles Coburn
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#94. The ripping and tearing of an unborn child from his mother's womb through the hands of another, and we say, "That's fine; you have a constitutional right to do that." - Author: Tom Coburn
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#95. Killing is an excellent way of dealing with a hostility problem. - Author: James Coburn
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#96. I affirm that any sort of photograph is superior to any sort of painting aiming at the same result. - Author: Alvin Langdon Coburn
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#97. I still believe that term limits is the best way to ensure that the next generation, not the next election, is the central concern in our elected bodies. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#98. We must have government that spends less and does less. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#99. Everybody is gonna die from something. And so the deal is how to use each day to move things forward for both you and the people you love and the country you love. - Author: Tom Coburn
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#100. My heart aches for less divisiveness, less polarization Less mindless partisanship, which at times sounds almost hateful to the ear of Americans. How we conduct ourselves and how we treat you, Judge Roberts, can be a great start toward reconciliation in our country. - Author: Tom Coburn
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