"Alan Lee Keyes" is an American conservative political activist, author, former diplomat, and perennial candidate for public office. A doctoral graduate of Harvard University, Keyes began his diplomatic career in the United States Foreign Service/U.S. Foreign Service in 1979 at the United States consulate in Mumbai/Bombay, India, and later in the American embassy in Zimbabwe.
He ran for President of the United States in U.S. presidential election, 1996/1996, U.S. presidential election, 2000/2000, and U.S. presidential election, 2008/2008 (founding and serving as the presidential nominee of the America's Party (political party)/America's Independent Party in 2008), and was a Republican Party (United States)/Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in U.S. Senate election, 1988/1988, U.S. Senate election, 1992/1992, and U.S. Senate election, 2004/2004. Keyes was appointed Ambassador to the UN Economic and Social Council/Economic and Social Council of the United Nations by President of the United States/President Ronald Reagan, and served as Reagan's Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs from 1985 to 1987; in his capacities as a UN ambassador, among Keyes's accomplishments was contributing to the Mexico City Policy.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Alan Keyes on Wikipedia.
For liberty, we need a respected judiciary. For the sake of preserving our liberty, we need to insist that the courts begin again to deserve the respect from a free people that makes their work possible. Bringing such discipline to the judiciary is, at bottom, a political task. It is one more essential job that only a principled and vigilant citizenry can accomplish.Alan Keyes