Politics is the art of the possible.
—Otto Von Bismarck
Ed Hanes Jr’s Announcement Speech for the North Carolina House of Representatives, District 72. UNITED! One District. One Winston. One Forsyth!
In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people.
—Franklin D. Roosevelt
Amendment 1…not all about faith but, rather, humanity. Writing discrimination into our State Constitution is, very simply, wrong. Congrats to my friends Cal and Elizabeth Cunningham for joining this growing chorus. Vote against Amendment 1
Americans… still believe in an America where anything’s possible - they just don’t think their leaders do.
—President Barack Obama
I am concerned about the whole man. I am concerned about what the people, using their government as an instrument and a tool, can do toward building the whole man, which will mean a better society and a better world.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
—John F. Kennedy
Wishing all the citizens of the District a Happy New Year. Heading out to the W-S Symphony New Years Celebration tonight and providing two passes to the concert through our Foundation to students who would otherwise not be able to attend this event. To learn more about our efforts to impact marginalized populations and underserved communities through the arts, please visit our Foundation website, www.thehanesfoundation.org
Happy New Year and let’s get ready to make a difference within the District in 2012!
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.