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Mitch Landrieu Quotes and Sayings

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The federal government was responsible for building the levees,
engineering the levees, and consequentially,
the federal government is responsible for repairing
the damage that has been done,
which has not been completed yet.
- Mitch Landrieu

There is nothing here that's broken that can't be fixed,
but it won't happen on its own.
It's going to require a huge lift by the entire country
of the United States of America and people on the ground
taking personal responsibility for themselves.
You cannot take it as a fait accompli that the city's going to come back.
- Mitch Landrieu

The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal
government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
- Ronald Reagan

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,
in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
- Milton Friedman

 

For over 20 years, the federal and provincial governments
have made enormous efforts employing a variety of approaches
in an attempt to stimulate Montreal's economy.
- Kim Campbell

I am not a federal employee.
I am a constitutional officer.
My job is the Constitution of the United States,
I am not a government employee.
I am in the Constitution.
- Tom DeLay

Absent scandal, a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench,
underscoring the importance of appointing judges who
have a proper understanding of their constitutional role.
- Paul Weyrich

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There certainly is a lot of political pressure for
states to adopt the new federal tax codes.
But there is no law that requires them to do so.
- John Barry

The liberals are fighting so hard whenever President
Bush appoints any federal judges.
- Steve Chabot

Every bit of money that we can bring from our federal
transportation budget in Washington back here to Stewart
Airport will benefit our local economy and our local residents.
- Sue Kelly

The House is rooted in the principle of direct elections
and is unique among all branches and bodies of the
federal government as without exception,
the people's voice.
- Charles W. Pickering

The West German population would protest passionately
if it knew what secret meetings between the federal chancellor,
McCoy, and foreign and Nazi generals are planning.
- Walter Ulbricht

Any religious organization should be allowed to hire
based on their religious preference-
but not with federal dollars.
- Jose Serrano

If for no other reason than the energy crisis now facing this country,
the federal government should be eager to become partners
with us in rebuilding our city.
- Jane Byrne

When community action was put into federal law in the
early sixties as part of the effort to combat poverty and social injustice,
I supported it intellectually.
- Barney Frank

But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I've been at HUD,
I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers
in the world are in Federal Government.
- Alphonso Jackson

In addition, the oil royalties the Federal Government
does not collect from big oil will starve the Land
and Water Conservation Fund of critical financial resources.
- Ron Kind

The Federal prison population has increased more than
7-fold over the past 20 years.
- Bobby Scott

I see a resurgence of interest in poetry.
I am less optimistic about the prospects for the arts
when it comes to federal funding.
- Rita Dove

Yet, individuals and corporations in Puerto Rico pay no federal income tax.
- Dick Thornburgh

In the decade before the Civil War various north and
south lines of railway were projected and some of these
were assisted by grants of land from the Federal Government.
- John Moody

This is the way federal land management should work.
Cooperation, not confrontation, should be the hallmark of conservation efforts.
- Dirk Kempthorne

All school districts receive funds from the federal government,
through the Department of Education,
to support anti-drug education efforts.
- John Walters

In his 4 years in the White House, President Carter
worked to make the Federal Government more competent
and compassionate and more responsive to the American people.
- Nathan Deal

We do many things at the federal level that would be
considered dishonest and illegal if done in the private sector.
- Donald T. Regan

We must take away the government's credit card.
With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing,
the Federal government would finally be forced to get
serious about spending cuts.
- Alan Keyes

On average, drug prisoners spend more time in federal prison than rapists,
who often get out on early release because of the overcrowding
in prison caused by the Drug War.
- Michael Badnarik

But the federal government, our collective government,
has responsibilities that none of these other levels
of government can fulfill;
and chief among these is national defense.
- Don Nickles

Remember, Alan Greenspan was a member of Ayn Rand's collective.
To understand this is to understand why we are doomed
with the Federal Reserve.
- Peter Fonda

I am the Federal Government.
- Tom DeLay

I don't think religious groups should be allowed to
apply for federal funds to start new ministries they
have not been doing before the funding was available.
- Jerry Falwell

The reason that the unions and the other stakeholders
have not cut a deal with the automakers is because
they believe the federal government is going to bail them out.
- Timothy Pawlenty

What the Idaho Health Freedom Act says is that the
citizens of our state won't be subject to another federal
mandate or turn over another part of their life to government control.
- Butch Otter

I think there are steps that can be taken that haven't
been required or energy to make that fight more secure
and we are going to continue to push the federal government to do that.
- George Pataki

Votes in federal elections are cast and counted in
a highly decentralized and variable fashion,
with no uniform ballots and few national standards.
- Thomas E. Mann

As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no
communication or coordination between the state and
federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
- Bobby Jindal

Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high
expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the
famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
- Richard Ernst

At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage
has become a poverty wage.
A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line.
- Bernie Sanders

Now is the time for all Alaskans to come together and
reach out with our core message of taking power from
the federal government and bringing it back home to the people.
- Joe Miller

As federal lawmakers, we have a responsibility to set
a precedent for energy efficient practices.
- Greg Walden

I was the United States Attorney for Maine for three years,
and then was appointed a federal judge.
- George J. Mitchell

We believe that the Federal Reserve has to carry on
with a progressive increase in interest rates as a
consequence of the American economy.
- Rodrigo Rato

We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine
and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership
and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic.
- Rick Larsen

In addition to demanding answers and accountability
from the Veterans Administration,
Congress had to act to ensure veterans do not suffer
because of the actions of a federal agency.
- Doc Hastings

So the idea that you could put Kurds,
Shiite Arabs, and Sunni Arabs in a nice,
liberal, federal system in Iraq in a short amount of time,
six months or a year, boggles the mind.
- William Odom

Over time, the federal government should move the nation to a single standard,
clean-burning gasoline.
- Mark Kirk

We cannot neglect the unemployed, underemployed and
dislocated workers of America who need ample and widespread
funding for federal job training services.
- Joe Baca

The retirement system that is in place for members
of Congress and other federal workers features what
is known as the Federal Employment Retirement Plan.
- Virgil Goode

What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative
action is that it has been accomplished despite the
Justice Department and the policies of the federal government.
- Harold Washington

A massive state and federal effort, the likes of which
we've never seen is going to be needed.
We can do it for tsunami victims half a world away.
We can do it for our own citizens.
- Al Roker

Self-determination could mean independence,
confederacy, federal and autonomy.
- Jalal Talabani

But no one has yet succeeded in reducing the size or
scope of the federal government.
- James Q. Wilson

For the last 4 years, our Federal Government has produced
the four biggest deficits in history,
and the estimated 2006 deficit of $423 billion is projected
to be the largest of all.
- Melissa Bean

Spending on programs such as national defense and funding
the operating budgets of all federal agencies represent
only 39 percent of our yearly budget,
an all-time low.
- Paul Gillmor

I will continue to advocate for a strong federal government
role to establish the production,
storage and distribution networks needed to support a hydrogen economy.
- Albert Wynn

Throughout American history many of our social gains
and much of our progress toward democracy were made
possible by the active intervention of the federal government.
- Harold Washington

In my view, I did not get to the federal bench because I was a woman.
- Constance Baker Motley

We need an amendment that gives us the right to vote
protected by the federal government and the Constitution.
- Al Sharpton

The success of those doctrines would also subvert the Federal Constitution,
change the character of the Federal Government,
and destroy our rights in respect to slavery.
- John H. Reagan

I strongly believe that a federal structure based on
administrative and geographic lines with strong powers
for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq.
- Ahmed Chalabi

The federal government seeks to control and regulate the Internet,
but the last thing this Congress should be doing is
trying to stifle public debate online.
- Dennis Hastert

A lot of industry groups have said they support a federal law.
They don't want to have to deal with 50 different state laws.
- William Jackson

But the basic difficulty still remains:
It is the expansion of Federal power,
about which I wish to express my alarm.
How easily we embrace such business.
- Everett Dirksen

The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design.
- Daniel Keys Moran

The only thing growing faster than the federal government's
deficit is Chris Matthews' man-crush on Barack Obama.
- Timothy Pawlenty

One must bear in mind that the expansion of federal
activity is a form of eating for politicians.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

The Middle East is literally going up in flames,
as is California, and Katrina's problems haven't been solved,
and Congress' response is to criticize Federal judges.
- Alcee Hastings

All too often in tough economic times,
it is the environment that gets left on the cutting
room floors of Congress as everyone scraps for limited federal dollars.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

My effectiveness is best placed in solving problems
through federal solutions.
- George Nethercutt

Since September 11th, federal terrorism investigations
have resulted in charges against more than 400 suspects,
and more than half of them have been convicted.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

At the federal level, we must help, not hinder,
local school boards, parents, teachers and administrators
as they make decisions about educating our children.
- Mark Kennedy


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