Quotes of Federal - somelinesforyou

“ They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program. ”

- George W. Bush

“ While I believe in a limited federal government, there are still things that can be done to enhance outdoor recreation, particularly on federal land. ”

- Frank H. Murkowski

“ Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations. ”

- Timothy McVeigh

“ With respect to drugs, you know, there are a lot of organizations, including an enormous budget and an army at the federal government level that tries to deal with the drug problem. ”

- Burke Marshall

“ Alaskans deserve a coastal management program that works for Alaska. This is another example of the federal government dictating from afar program requirements that don't make sense in Alaska. ”

- Frank H. Murkowski

“ Mr. President, it may surprise my colleagues, but I am no fan of federal disaster programs for agriculture. They are difficult to pass and often a disaster to implement. ”

- Pat Roberts

“ Economists predict that this year's federal surplus will be $120 billion less than predicted in January. The missing $120 billion was reportedly last seen on a date with Congressman Gary Condit. ”

- Dennis Miller

“ As long as the federal government refuses to put a sound regulatory system in place for drug reimportation, Americans are at risk of falling prey to a tainted drug supply. ”

- Herb Kohl

“ My politics are of a practical kind - the integrity of the country, the supremacy of the Federal government, an honorable peace, or none at all. ”

- Winfield Scott Hancock

“ Alcatraz, the federal prison with a name like the blare of a trombone, is a black molar in the jawbone of the nation's prison system. ”

- Thomas E. Gaddis

“ Treat each federal dollar as if it was hard earned; it was - by a taxpayer. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ Now, the time has come for the rest of the world to recognize that a federal, democratic Iraq that can defend itself against terrorism is a goal worthy of broad international support. ”

- Jalal Talabani

“ We must not shy away from this support to eliminate the dictatorship and bring about a democratic, federal, pluralistic rule in Iraq. ”

- Jalal Talabani

“ We've done everything in our national interest. ”

- Pervez Musharraf

“ I'm sorry I'm crying again on national television. Thank you so much, you have no idea what this means to me. ”

- Kelly Clarkson

“ Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power, provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals, we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities. ”

- Marvin Olasky

“ As a fiscal conservative, I believe one of the most important roles the federal government can play in assuring that our economy remains strong is to keep our fiscal house in order. ”

- Allen Boyd

“ A federal judge has ruled that Microsoft should be split into two different companies. One company will have the Windows operating system and the other will count Bill Gates' money. ”

- Conor Cruise O’Brien

“ The most valuable function performed by the federal government is entertainment. ”

- Dave Barry

“ As long as humanity has been human, it has looked toward the heavens and dreamed that some day, some way, there would be giant federal contracts involved. ”

- Dave Barry

“ If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn't be here. It'd still be waiting for an environmental impact statement. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ The proposed Constitution is, in strictness, neither a national nor a federal constitution; but a composition of both. ”

- James Madison

“ The taxpayer; that's someone who works for the federal government, but doesn't have to take a civil service examination. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ Nominally, there is one executive for every eight federal employees, a ratio that would bankrupt many private industries. ”

- Martin L. Gross

“ They appear to have had a higher voter turnout in Iraq than we did in our recent federal elections, and we didn't have terrorists threatening to kill our families if we voted. ”

- Conrad Burns

“ The federal government is like a handicapped turtle trying to crawl around and keep up with the rabbit, which is technology. ”

- James Breithaupt

“ 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

“ One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr., President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy. ”

- Hillary Clinton

“ The Bush Administration claims there is a Social Security crisis only to distract Americans from its serious mismanagement of the federal budget. ”

- Mark Dayton

“ The federal government's trouble is that they have a wishbone where they should have a backbone. ”

- Tommy Douglas
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