Tom Allen Quotes


The offshore ocean area under U.S. jurisdiction is larger than our land mass and teems with plant and animal life mineral resources commerce trade and energy sources.

President Bush's mercury rule is a gift to the big energy companies that helped put him in office.

Yet much of what lies beneath the ocean's surface remains a mystery and our nation continues to rely on a confused antiquated system of ocean governance.

Under current federal policy on human embryonic stem cell research only those stem cell lines derived before August 9 2001 are eligible for federally funded research.

By giving every American access to quality affordable health care they will create a more competitive a stronger and more secure America!

Maine's long and cold winters may help keep our State's population low but our harsh climate also accounts for what is unique and valuable about our land and our people

I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans.

Winter in #â?? Maine is a time of alternating rest and frenzied activity.

The Republicans in the House and the Bush administration are bankrupting this country.

Health care costs blunt the competitive edge of American entrepreneurs from the auto industry to internet start-ups.

The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus. It's bogus because you could make exactly the same claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.

While I relish our warm months winter forms our character and brings out our best.

In 1995 sanctions led Sudan to cut its ties with terrorists and expel Osama bin Laden.

We are spending $1 billion a week in Iraq.

But like the rest of the country Maine has reached an impasse for most of the mercury that fouls our skies waters and land comes from outside our borders.

Family farms and small businesses are the backbone of our communities.

The mercury rule writers also ignored mercury's special qualities

I am confident that the British people will not be intimidated by terrorism.

Stem cell research holds out the promise of finding cures and treatments for a wide range of diseases.

They don't have special rights because we have civil rights laws that protect them. The laws work both ways.

Energy conservation is the foundation of energy independence.

I think we have a moral obligation to our children that can be easily summarized: number one protect them from harm.

In this part of the world only Maine gives winter the welcome and the worship it should have.

Mercury pollution from power plants is a national problem that requires a national response.