Centralized national decision-making on education reduces the role of the parent and the local districts.

James Lankford

James Lankford

Profession: Politician
Nationality: American

Some suggestions for you :

Let's set aside our political and ideological differences and take a moment to love our families, hug our children, parents and grandparents and through love and respect, strengthen the bonds that made us the greatest nation on Earth.

My wife and I come from a Christian worldview.

I am a fan of an all-of-the-above energy strategy, and I certainly support wind as a large part of that goal.

Certainly, every student and school ought to have standards and evaluation, but who sets those standards, and who writes the test? Whoever controls the test controls the school.

The number of fighters that are ISIS fighters wouldn't fill up most American football stadiums. This is not a large group of individuals, but they're tenacious, and they rule with absolute terror.

Every person is also a citizen of some country. In their country, they have rights and responsibilities. In every other country, they are a guest.

The recent, single-year influx of unaccompanied minors from foreign countries into the United States is a direct result of President Obama's policies of encouraging amnesty and failing to enforce existing immigration laws.

Hillary Clinton has her own issues with just her own arrogance as a leader; that has been well known for a long time.

The Health Care Compact simply gives a state like Oklahoma the option to create a customized system that better meets the needs of Oklahoma families.

The goal of federal regulations should be to promote health and safety, but regulatory enforcement must be balanced with common-sense policies and assistance for businesses.

The Health Care Compact is a way for states to protect their residents from the top-down, one-size-fits-all health care 'solutions' that have been imposed from Washington D.C., including Obamacare.

There is no one leader that's going to unify all of Syria that suddenly everyone is going to go, 'Yes, that's a logical place.' They're not unified. They don't have a setup succession like we do in the United States.

What I love to do is the policy. The politics, I'm brand-new at.

I keep Reagan's 11th Commandment that I don't run down other Republicans.