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Maxine Waters Quotes

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That's what mayors do.
They lobby Congress to provide resources for their city.
- Maxine Waters

How does he support Clinton's urban agenda? He doesn't know what it is.
- Maxine Waters

I don't think it works to just be mad at them -
Maxine Waters out ranting and kicking down the doors.
It would be so easy to dismiss you and marginalize you.
- Maxine Waters

I think Hillary and Bill are really liberals at heart.
I think that, in addition to being liberals,
they are very practical.
They have made some decisions about what it takes to win.
- Maxine Waters


 

I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody
telling me I shouldn't be,
that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong
with me because I get angry.
- Maxine Waters

This nation has always struggled with how it was going
to deal with poor people and people of color.
Every few years you will see some great change in the
way that they approach this.
We've had the war on poverty that never really got
into waging a real war on poverty.
- Maxine Waters

I don't have them down here asking me what my urban agenda is.
I don't find them really doing in-depth stories on
community-based organizations that have been struggling
for a long time and who are out trying to get funds.
They aren't interested in those stories.
- Maxine Waters


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I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors
around the country to insure that federal funding for
our recently added police officers continues.
- Alan Autry

Mayors are judged by results.
- Willie Brown

For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office.
- Tony Curtis

We can make mayors and officers every year,
but not scholars.
- Robert Burton

Our nation is being led astray by ungodly judges,
mayors and governors, who are given to change,
defying the Constitution and substituting their own wicked agendas.
- David Wilkerson

I have worked closely with many of our county commissioners,
mayors, local transportation officials,
and others to determine project needs in the 18th District,
and they deserve a great deal of thanks for today's
victory on the House floor.
- Bob Ney

I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United
States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors,
and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople.
As thousands of people around the country join the movement,
it gets more and more exciting.
- Richard M. Daley

The corporate lobby in Washington is basically designed
to stifle all legislative activity on behalf of consumers.
- Ralph Nader

Stills belong in the lobby, not on the screen.
- William Wyler

The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish
lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look
quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates.
- Pete McCloskey

The networks are not some chicken-coop manufacturing
lobby whose calls nobody returns.
- Ralph Nader

The gun lobby finds waiting periods inconvenient.
You have only to ask my husband how inconvenient he
finds his wheelchair from time to time.
- Sarah Brady

The number one lobby that opposes campaign finance
reform in the United States is the National Association of Broadcasters.
- Robert McChesney

The corporations don't have to lobby the government anymore.
They are the government.
- Jim Hightower

It's wrong to put the drug lobby's interests ahead of older Americans.
- John B. Larson

I just want to lobby for God.
- Billy Graham

As an actor, I travel around a lot and live in a lot of hotels,
and many times I've been in a town where the only entertainment
to be had is what you find in the hotel bar or lobby.
- Beau Bridges

Political reporters no longer get to decide what's news.
The days when a minister gave briefings to a dozen lobby correspondents,
and thereby dictated the next day's headlines,
are over.
Now, a thousand bloggers decide for themselves what is interesting.
If enough of them are tickled then, bingo,
you're news.
- Daniel Hannan

And, you know, the fact is, if you believe in evolution,
we all have a common ancestor, and we all have a common
ancestry with the plant in the lobby.
This is what evolution tells us.
And, it's true.
It's kind of unbelievable.
- Jeff Hawkins

At one time Tribune Syndicate emptied out their storeroom.
They put tables full of original cartoons down in the
lobby and said take one if you want one.
The comics were simply a burden to them.
- Mort Walker

Women have had the vote for over forty years and their
organizations lobby in Washington for all sorts of causes;
why,
why, why don't they take up their own causes and obvious needs?
- Dorothy Thompson

It took about six years to get the Black Lung stuff.
It didn't come just instantly.
Sometimes, I see lobby groups, today,
upset because they work the whole session and nothing happens.
- Richard Grimes

The Israeli lobby has clout in the U.S.,
which means that re-arranging the region and controlling
its resources one way or another,
will serve Israel through its control over the American administration.
- Bashar al-Assad

Also, the commercial media in a superior position,
really, to any other corporate lobby,
because where would people hear about commercial media
or corporate media criticism,
where would they hear criticism of them other than in the commercial media?
- Robert McChesney

When I first came to the House of Commons and walked out into the lobby,
men sprang to their feet.
I asked them to sit down since I'd come to walk around.
I didn't want them doing me favours.
- Agnes Macphail

The corporate outings were fun, but after doing them for 25 years,
they got to be a little old hat.
- Tom Kite

Much corporate giving is charitable in nature rather than philanthropic.
- David Rockefeller

Corporate nationalism to me is a little bit like what
would have happened if Hitler had won.
It's scary stuff.
It's totalitarianism in a different from,
under a different flavour.
- Lance Henriksen

There's been a sea change in our focus on corporate ethics.
We've made more progress in the last three years than the previous 30.
- Steve Odland

There are ways that we can manipulate the corporate
media to talk about the issues that we care about.
- Justin Sane

Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here
if it weren't for corporate support.
- Mary Lou Retton

I support transitioning from the progressive tax to a flat tax system -
both individual and corporate/business.
- Allen West

I felt alienated by the experience and decided to stay
away from corporate employment.
- Lee Child

Most people see through these issues but the corporate
media doesn't reflect these sentiments.
- John Hall

The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may,
in fact, be the very worst training for a world where
only the corporate and the cooperative will matter.
- John Grierson

Berkeley hackers liked to see themselves as rebels
against soulless corporate empires.
- Eric S. Raymond

And it would be fair.
Everyone will pay the same tax and it will eliminate
tax cheaters and corporate shenanigans.
- Steve Forbes

There's one political party in this country,
and that's the corporate party.
- John Hall

The trouble, in my opinion, with corporate America today,
is that everything is thought of in quarters.
- Henry Kravis

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life.
Make war on machines.
And in particular the sterile machines of corporate
death and the robots that guard them.
- Abbie Hoffman

CDs, too.
Totally corporate.
They look real cheap and soulless and they don't smell of anything.
- Evan Dando

The biggest danger of Hollywood becoming a purely corporate
town resides in the creative process.
- Peter Bart

The liberal intelligentsia has allowed its party to
become a captive of corporate interests.
- Ralph Nader

I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly.
Tuna Fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

I am concerned about how to reverse the process by
which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite
were able to seize power in the United States.
- Todd Gitlin

In corporate levels, it's all about tailoring your
shirt and which tennis club you belong to and which
watch you are wearing and what did you shoot last week?
- Ron Livingston

Pixar is going in the direction of the early Disney.
And it's also corporate, where they have four or five projects in the works.
I don't want to get into that subject.
- Joe Grant

The collapse of Enron was devastating to tens of thousands
of people and shook the public's confidence in corporate America.
- Robert Mueller

The number of great museums and nonprofits versus the
number of corporate headquarters is incredibly out of whack.
- Richard Stengel

You grow up a lot in terms of your understanding of
the industry and how to deal with the corporate things.
- Dougray Scott

I hope to goodness I would not still be working in the corporate world -
the money is OK but it is no life at all.
- Nigel Dennis

We should not allow wealthy people, including corporate criminals,
to hide their assets and avoid paying their bills.
- James Talent

You can't have personal investors anymore because it's too expensive,
so you have to have corporate investment or a lot of rich people.
- Stephen Sondheim

The mainstream press and television do a very soft
job of covering the press,
either as corporate entities or as news organizations.
- Sydney Schanberg

Some of our stuff ends up looking too corporate.
I'm going to be a lot stricter from now on.
- Evan Dando

They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings
where the non-commercial material will have air time.
There's no possibility of that here right now,
none.
- Ann Macbeth

For the most ambitious young people,
the corporate ladder is obsolete.
- Paul Graham

Everyone knows that our current system is kind of like legalized prostitution.
The corporate sector completely controls the civic sector.
- Peter Coyote

I always like to refer managers in corporate America
as the renters of the corporate assets,
not the owners.
- Henry Kravis

There isn't as much passion and outrage in today's newspapers.
That may be because of a corporate decision,
but they've lost their personality.
- Michael Gartner

I felt devalued and disrespected.
The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit.
- Lisa Bonet

Sometimes things just click.
The one contribution I tried to do, was shield the
staff from the corporate politics that occur on any show.
But yes, we all got along very well.
- Joe Murray

Real lobbying reform must end the practice of corporate
lobbyists writing our laws.
- Marty Meehan

In a perfect world we would bring corporate tax rates
down to 25% or less so we can get competitive in the world economy.
Ultimately, I would love to see a flat tax.
- Eric Cantor


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