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  • When a party can't think of anything else they always fall back on Lower Taxes. It has a magic sound to a voter, just like Fairyland is spoken of and dreamed of by all children. But no child has ever seen it; neither has any voter ever lived to see the day when his taxes were lowered. Presidents have been promising lower taxes since Washington crossed the Delaware by hand in a row boat. But our taxes have gotten bigger and their boats have gotten larger until now the President crosses the Delaware in his private yacht.

    Children   Fall   Party  
    Will Rogers (1980). “Will Rogers' Weekly Articles: The Harding”
  • Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell said recently that Hollywood needs to re-evaluate what they're doing because movies these days are all filled with gay sex and extramarital affairs. And I thought, 'Have fun in Congress then.

    Sex   Fun   Gay  
  • They fought their first action in March of 1775. Embarked on eight small ships, they sailed to the Bahamas and captured a British fort near Nassau, seizing gunpowder and supplies. Later, during the Revolutionary War, Marines fought several engagements in their distinctive green coats, such as helping George Washington to cross the Delaware River, and assisting John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard to capture the British frigate Serapis during their famous sea fight.

    War   Marine   Fighting  
    "Marine". Book by Tom Clancy, 1996.
  • Delaware's firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe.

  • Paul Revere was warning the British about gun control, and George Washington apparently was crossing the Delaware to bomb an abortion clinic.

    Gun   Abortion   Warning  
  • In Delaware, the largest growth in population is Indian-Americans moving from India. You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking.

    Moving   Growth   India  
    "Political Gaffes to Spark Any Party". "Weekend Edition Sunday" with John Ydstie, November 5, 2006.
  • I was born on Delaware Street. We have never desired another home.

    Home   Delaware   Born  
  • Medicaid provides health care to our neediest citizens. While other states have had to cut Medicaid rolls and benefits already, Delaware has not. But the President's proposed budget would shift tens of millions of dollars of cost to the states, raising the real possibility of program cuts.

  • Somalis have made my city of Wilmington, Delaware, [ their home ] on a smaller scale. There is a large, very identifiable Somali community.

    Home   Cities   Community  
    White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, February 17, 2015.
  • In my home state of Delaware, we've done our homework and worked hard and, as a result, we've made great strides in cleaning up our own air pollution. Unfortunately, a number of the upwind states to the west of us have not made the same commitment to reducing harmful pollution by investing in cleaner air.

    Commitment   Home   Air  
    "Showing a Father’s Love by Protecting Our Children’s Health" by Tom Carper, June 15, 2012.
  • By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.

  • When Delaware State University was founded in 1890, it was not by choice, but by social reality.

  • On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole.

    Army   Men   Evening  
  • I [read] "The Book of Unknown Americans," which is by a friend of mine, Cristina Henriquez, and is about two Latino, immigrant families who live in Delaware. I'm interested in reading things from different perspectives.

    Book   Reading   Two  
  • Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country.

  • Delaware is the only state east of the Rockies that is allowed under federal law to offer sports betting.

    Sports   Law   East  
  • Mr. Speaker, Delaware River's regional ports handle approximately 58 million tons of cargo yearly.

    Rivers   Cargo   Delaware  
  • Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school.

  • I had been in Chicago for 22 years, and my wife and I didn't want to see another Chicago winter. Its a wonderful town but the winters are brutal. My wife and I are both east coast people and we wanted to live someplace a little bit warmer but didn't want to live way down south. So Delaware seemed like a good compromise.

    Winter   Years   People  
    Interview with Scott Preston, June 4, 2008.
  • Ahem. Dear Jesus," Taylor intoned more fervently. "We just want to thank you for gettin' us here safe ---" There was a loud, gurgling groan. Somebody shouted, "Oh my gosh! Miss Delaware just died!" "--- for gettin some of us here safe," Taylor continued. "And we pray that, as we are fine, upstandin', law-abidin' girls who represent the best of the best, you will protect us from harm and keep us safe until we are rescued and can tell our story to People magazine. Amen." - "Beauty Queens

    Girl   Jesus   Queens  
    Libba Bray (2011). “Beauty Queens”, p.13, Scholastic Inc.
  • Our financial services and insurance cluster is one of Delaware's key economic drivers in the state.

  • I would stare at maps of Delaware for hours.

    Maps   Hours   Delaware  
  • Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.

    Dream   Teacher   Class  
  • Democrats are calling Christine O'Donnell 'the Sarah Palin of the East.' Really? She's a loud, emotionally unstable woman from Delaware. That's not Sarah Palin, that's Joe Biden.

    East   Calling   Biden  
  • General Motors could buy Delaware if DuPont were willing to sell it.

  • The Simpsons are going to Delaware!

  • Somalis have made my city of Wilmington, Delaware, [their home] on a smaller scale. There is a large, very identifiable Somali community, i might add if you ever come to the train station with me you'll notice I have great relationships with them because there's an awful lot driving cabs and are friends of mine. For real. I'm not being solicitous. I'm being serious.

    Real   Home   Cities  
  • Working together we can strengthen Delaware State University and the students who attend it.

  • I graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science.

  • Delaware State is no longer a college for African Americans without other choices, it is a university of choice.

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