James Inhofe

(James Mountain Inhofe)

James Inhofe
James Inhofe
  • Born: November 17, 1934
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician









James Mountain Inhofe is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Oklahoma, a seat he was first elected to in 1994. A member of the Republican Party, he chaired the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) from 2003 to 2007 and again from 2015 until 2017. Inhofe previously served seven years as the U.S. Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district (1987–1994) and six as Mayor of Tulsa (1978–1984).

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Environmental organizations have become experts at duplicitous activity, skirting laws up to the edge of illegality, and burying their political activities under the guise of non-profit environmental improvement. Environment & Environmentalism
Global warming is the greatest hoax perpetrated on the American people Environment & Environmentalism
Global warming might be the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people. Environment & Environmentalism
Torture doesn’t bother me – it’s people who are upset by torture that do Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
A country's adhering to the rule of law does not mean that its citizens will not do bad things.
As we continue to make great progress in the war on terror, now more than ever, it is important that members of the international community stand-by and bolster the efforts of the emerging diplomatic leaders in Iraq and Afghanistan. War & Peace
I do not think our priorities are misplaced when we are looking at creating a whole new class of children from these gay marriages who could end up completely dependent on the State, on the taxpayers - the American people.
I have to say when we talk about the treatment of these prisoners that I would guess that these prisoners wake up every morning thanking Allah that Saddam Hussein is not in charge of these prisons. Morning
If they're in cell block 1A or 1B, these prisoners - they're murderers, they're terrorists, they're insurgents. Many of them probably have American blood on their hands. And here we're so concerned about the treatment of those individuals.
Much of the debate over global warming is predicated on fear, rather than science. Environment & Environmentalism ;Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
People are, well, only human. We know that. The rule of law is borne out in identifying, condemning, and punishing those who violate the standards on which we all agree. This is exactly what we do in America.
We must never forget that many around the globe are denied the basic rights we enjoy as Americans. If we are to continue enjoying these privileges and freedoms we must accept our mission of expanding democracy around the globe.