• I am a Republican because I believe in the constitution, strength in national defense, limited government, individual freedom, and personal responsibility as the concrete foundation for American government. They reinforce the resolve that the United States is the greatest country in the world and we can all be eternally grateful to our founding fathers for the beautiful legacy they left us today.

    "Take It from the Big Mouth: The Life of Martha Raye" by Jane Maddern Pittrone, (p. 220), April 8, 1999.