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John Ashcroft on Infrastructure
Click here for 4 full quotes by John Ashcroft OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • Microsoft has a monopoly share of the market. (Dec 2000)
  • Fight off bureaucratic regulations to promote technology. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
George W. Bush on Infrastructure
Click here for 14 full quotes by George W. Bush OR click here for 6 older headlines OR click here for 9 headlines about Internet OR click here for George W. Bush on other issues.
  • Manned mission to the Moon and Mars. (Jan 15)

    Census 2000

  • Census long form is intrusive; not sure he’d fill it out. (Mar 2000)
  • Census by head count, if possible. (Jun 1999)

    Technology

  • No “virtual people” in census; use raw numbers. (Feb 2001)
  • Privacy is a fundamental right; ensure it on the Internet. (Oct 2000)
  • Ban identity theft & safeguard genetic information. (Oct 2000)
  • Fewer strings to obtain technology for schools. (Jun 2000)
  • Internet a tool, not a crutch. (Jun 2000)
  • Tax ban keeps Internet growing & affordable. (May 2000)
  • $20B increase in R&D spending; permanent R&D tax credit. (Apr 2000)
  • Technology programs are obsolete before they start. (Jan 2000)
  • Internet may or may not help mom & pop - wait & see. (Jan 2000)
  • Extend Internet sales tax ban; but wary of Main St. losses. (Dec 1999)
  • V-chip OK, but cultural changes are better. (May 1999)
Dick Cheney on Infrastructure
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  • Require reliability standards for electricity delivery. (Sep 2003)
  • Opposed selling supercomputers to USSR. (Feb 2000)
  • Loosen Bell & telecomm rules; fund SSC. (Jan 1988)
  • Proposed information age warfare in 1980s. (Oct 1986)
  • Loosen broadcast license rules; prohibit TV encoding. (Jan 1986)
Wesley Clark on Infrastructure
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    No stance on record.
Bill Clinton on Infrastructure
Click here for 5 full quotes by Bill Clinton OR click here for 2 headlines about Internet OR click here for Bill Clinton on other issues.
  • Bridge the Digital Divide via access & training. (Jun 2000)
  • $200M more for National Space Program. (Jun 2000)
  • New Protections for Privacy of Electronic Medical Records. (May 2000)
  • Connect every library and classroom to the Internet. (Jan 1996)
  • V-Chip lets parents self-screen TV. (Jan 1996)
Hillary Clinton on Infrastructure
Click here for 6 full quotes by Hillary Clinton OR click here for 2 headlines about Internet OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Against charging for e-mail. (Oct 2000)
  • Details of “Bill 602P” hoax. (Oct 2000)
  • Increase spending for libraries. (Mar 2000)
  • Equal opportunity will bridge the digital divide. (Jan 2000)
  • We can do more for New York’s biotechnology industry. (Nov 1999)
  • Train teachers to use technology in classrooms. (Jul 1999)
Howard Dean on Infrastructure
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  • Infrastructure requires immediate attention--being ignored. (Dec 2003)
  • The Internet will become a key player in political debate. (Dec 2003)
  • Bush spends money on Iraq while US infrastructure crumbles. (Dec 2003)
  • Maintain space shuttle & begin manned flights to Mars. (Nov 2003)
  • Invest in rural broadband to replace lost farm jobs. (May 2003)
  • Cooperate with Canada on regional info tech workforce. (Aug 2001)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Create International Northern and Biotechnology Corridor. (Jun 1998)
John Edwards on Infrastructure
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  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Dick Gephardt on Infrastructure
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  • Space programs shouldn't be a top priority. (Jan 11)
  • Using raw census numbers disenfranchises minorities. (Feb 2001)
  • Fund schools & workplaces to close Digitial Divide. (Oct 2000)
  • Protect medical privacy via consumer consent. (Aug 2000)
  • Supports R&D funding for medical and health research. (Jul 1999)
  • Use gas tax for highway infrastructure. (Aug 1995)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Al Gore on Infrastructure
Click here for 28 full quotes by Al Gore OR click here for 12 older headlines OR click here for 18 headlines about Internet OR click here for Al Gore on other issues.
  • $33B for new R&D tax credit; more privacy protection on-line. (Oct 2000)
  • Parents’ “protection page” to check kids’ web surfing. (Oct 2000)
  • “Digital Cabinet” of high-tech advisors. (Sep 2000)
  • Maintain prosperity via millions of new high-tech jobs. (Sep 2000)
  • Double investment in medical research. (Aug 2000)
  • New technology should not mean less privacy. (Jun 2000)
  • Promote $500B market for energy technology. (Apr 2000)
  • Unhealthy concentrations of power snuff out competition. (Apr 2000)
  • Broadcasters required to assist with “Democracy Endowment”. (Mar 2000)
  • Postpone Mars for domestic spending. (Dec 1999)
  • Expand crime-fighting computer technology nationally. (Jun 1999)
  • Triana satellite would inspire environmental consciousness. (Jun 1999)
  • Genome project yes; genetic discrimination no. (May 1999)

    Electronic Government

  • Create e-government, interactive access for all citizens. (Jun 2000)
  • “G-Bay”: on-line government surplus auction site. (Jun 2000)
  • Online federal services: a “second American Revolution”. (Jun 2000)
  • Assisted heavily with invention of Internet in 1989. (Mar 2000)
  • Proud of helping Internet; not proud of claiming invention. (Oct 1999)

    Internet

  • Electronic Bill of Rights protects personal information. (Oct 2000)
  • Internet self-regulation OK: privacy policy on all web sites. (Oct 2000)
  • V-chip & Internet filters are parental tools to protect kids. (Apr 2000)
  • Bridge the Digital Divide. (Apr 2000)
  • Regulate Internet privacy & child access, but not content. (Mar 2000)
  • Universal Internet access should be a national priority. (Feb 2000)
  • Tax-free Internet a catastrophe for local governments. (Dec 1999)
  • Connect every school to the Internet. (Jun 1999)
  • Use high tech to deliver government and social services. (May 1999)
  • Electronic Bill of Rights for personal privacy. (May 1999)
Bob Graham on Infrastructure
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  • Infrastructure repair creates 3 million jobs. (Sep 2003)
  • Massive rebuilding of transportation and electric system. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
John Kerry on Infrastructure
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  • Reallocate spectrum for wireless phone networks. (Mar 21)
  • Empower Americans by making Internet access universal. (Mar 21)
  • Invest in high-speed commuter rail & double-dip benefits. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Dennis Kucinich on Infrastructure
Click here for 7 full quotes by Dennis Kucinich OR click here for 6 headlines about Urban Issues OR click here for Dennis Kucinich on other issues.
  • Technologies will create jobs. (Jan 11)
  • Rebuild cities to prevent urban sprawl. (Nov 2003)
  • Stimulate economy with massive new WPA-type program. (Oct 2003)
  • Americans need more info about genetic alterations in food. (Aug 2003)
  • Subsidize farmer losses due to genetic modifications. (Aug 2003)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Joseph Lieberman on Infrastructure
Click here for 10 full quotes by Joseph Lieberman OR click here for 4 headlines about Internet OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • Sponsored V-chip; TV ratings; and FCC reviews. (Aug 2000)
  • Overcome organizational barriers to e-Government. (Jul 2000)
  • Zoning, ratings, & code of conduct to keep Internet safe. (Jun 2000)
  • Common-sense rules for limiting e-mail spam. (May 2000)
  • Equip schools & police to reduce Internet risk to kids. (Dec 1999)
  • Silver Sewer Award: Fox leads the race to the bottom. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Carol Moseley-Braun on Infrastructure
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  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Ralph Nader on Infrastructure
Click here for 11 full quotes by Ralph Nader OR click here for Ralph Nader on other issues.
  • FCC is hapless agent in media regulation. (May 2003)
  • The media needs more diversity and competition. (May 2003)
  • FCC gave away $70B in airwave licenses to large corporations. (Oct 2000)
  • Domain name registration needs openness to replace monopoly. (Oct 2000)
  • Put all Congressional voting records on Internet. (Jun 2000)
  • More free info from govt via computers & airwaves. (Feb 2000)
  • Ruling against Microsoft bodes well for competition. (Nov 1999)
  • Bold investment needed for public transportation. (Jul 1999)
  • Microsoft is anticompetitive and anticonsumer. (Nov 1998)
  • Microsoft must be stopped. (Nov 1998)
  • The public owns the airwaves; express our rights. (Apr 1996)
Gary Nolan on Infrastructure
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    No stance on record.
Michael Peroutka on Infrastructure
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    No stance on record.
Colin Powell on Infrastructure
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    No stance on record.
Al Sharpton on Infrastructure
Click here for 3 full quotes by Al Sharpton OR click here for Al Sharpton on other issues.
  • $50B annually to address needed infrastructure decay. (Sep 2003)
  • $250 billion infrastructure-redevelopment plan. (May 2003)
  • Cure economy by building infrastructure. (Jan 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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