Raul Grijalva quotes

  • Bringing the troops home is necessary not just for the future of Iraq, but also for the people of the United States. We must stop the hemorrhaging of tax dollars that could go to meet our Nations vital domestic needs.
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #Home #Iraq #People

  • We, as a country, have not seen a significant change in immigration policy in nearly two decades, even though all Americans agree that current immigration policy is outdated and malfunctioning.
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #Country #Two #Immigration

  • The majority of surveys throughout this Nation show that the American people are advocating for a comprehensive and realistic approach to immigration reform.
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #People #Immigration #Reform

  • We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home.
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #War #Home #Fighting

  • How many times will this Congress waste time on an issue that a majority of Americans do not want?
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #Issues #Want #Waste

  • No one in this body wants to see terrorism and the rule of force prevail in Iraq. Some on the other side say otherwise, but I believe they know better.
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #Believe #Iraq #Body

  • We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short-term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long-term defeat for this Nation.
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #Country #Creating #Issues

  • While this debate today is a belated effort to inform the American people, it is nevertheless an empty gesture. It is time to admit our mistake in Iraq and begin to bring our troops home with honor.
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #Mistake #Home #Iraq

  • There's no doubt that the Donald Trump administration, part of the red meat that he ran on from the first day when he announced his candidacy was a very extreme anti-immigrant rhetoric that he kept up through the whole campaign - the wall, deportation, more detention. And I think that that particular piece of red meat, he's going to throw out every once in a while and try to - of all the commitments that he's made, this is the one that is most disturbing, because it's one that he will try to fulfill through his presidency.
    -- Raul Grijalva

    #Wall #Commitment #Thinking

  • Christopher Robin was home by this time, because it was the afternoon, and he was so glad to see them that they stayed there until very nearly tea-time, and then they had a Very Nearly tea, which is one you forget about afterwards, and hurried on to Pooh Corner, so as to see Eeyore before it was too late to have a Proper Tea with Owl.

  • Dim loneliness came imperceivably into the fields and he turned back. The birds piped oddly; some wind was caressing the higher foliage, turning it all one way, the way home. Telegraph poles ahead looked like half-used pencils; the small cross on the steeple glittered with a sharp and shapely permanence.

  • Were you already here?" he asked. "Yeah." "Didn't you just bring her home from work two hours ago?" "Yeah." Tripp chuckled and shook his head. "Did you even leave?" "No.

  • To handle the economy and services in a country like Iraq requires delegation of authority and the choice of competent people.

  • Baathism in Iraq equals Nazism in Germany.

  • God does not so much want us to do things as to let people see what He can do.

  • People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way.

  • People who deal with life generously and large-heartedly go on multiplying relationships to the end.

  • The bells they sound on Bredon, And still the steeples hum. "Come all to church, good people"- Oh, noisy bells, be dumb; I hear you, I will come.

  • Find a need and fill it. Successful businesses are founded on the needs of people.

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