Brad Henry

(Charles Bradford "Brad" Henry)

Brad Henry
Brad Henry
  • Born: July 10, 1963
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician









Charles Bradford "Brad" Henry is an American lawyer and politician who was the 26th Governor of Oklahoma. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected governor in 2002. Henry won re-election for a second term on November 7, 2006 with 66% of the vote.

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A fundamental duty of government is to protect its people. Government
A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish. Religion & God ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Education is not solely about earning a great living. It means living a great life. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Life
Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma.
If ever there was a time for true bipartisanship, it is today. Time
In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the past. Future
It is a paradox that far too few Americans participate in the wonderful ritual of democracy that we call Election Day.
It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.
Let us be bold. Let us be brave. Let us be together.
No matter where you stand politically - even if you're unsure of what your political ideology is - it is important to take part in the process of shaping our government. Government
No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis. Time ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine
No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Future
Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts. Religion & God
Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
Resilience is woven deeply into the fabric of Oklahoma. Throw us an obstacle, and we grow stronger.
Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
The only thing holding us back is ourselves.
The status quo is simply unacceptable.
The worst thing we can do is to do nothing.
There is too much at stake for us to surrender to the politics of polarization. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first. Time ;Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
We must give Oklahoma families the opportunity to thrive and prosper. We must give all Oklahomans the tools necessary to pursue the American dream. And then, we must get out of the way.
What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us: Our unshakable faith. Our love of family and compassion for others. The unlimited promise of a hopeful future. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Religion & God ;Families, Children & Parenting