Darrell Issa quotes

  • Peace in Palestine is inevitable. The question is how do we make it happen today.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Today #Inevitable #Palestine

  • Like most Americans, I hope and wish is that there is a peaceful resolution to the Middle East conflict. Unfortunately, there are extremists on both sides who oppose a peaceful resolution and instead choose violence.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Peaceful #Wish #Violence

  • My father and all my uncles on both sides served in the military in World War II and Korea.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Uncles #War #Father

  • Remember, America's greatness is based on creating wealth like the rest of the world has never known, and then, making sure it's shared throughout a middle class and even the underprivileged.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Greatness #Class #Creating

  • Some people say that watching pay freezes in the government is like watching water freeze. It expands.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Government #Water #People

  • Some people want to amass a great amount of wealth and make a great looking obituary. I'm going to die with more money than is good to leave my son.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Son #People #Want

  • The debate on how to shrink the federal government is at the core of our problem of government not doing its job.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Jobs #Government #Debate

  • You can call me a pain. I'll accept that as a compliment.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Pain #Compliment #Accepting

  • I was brought up in a household with sir and ma'am.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Household

  • My brother went on to have a long and sordid career.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Brother #Careers #Long

  • Politics is cyclical.
    -- Darrell Issa

  • The American people do not want ambassadorships or any other position handed out to save a party money.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Party #People #Want

  • In America, we're trying to find a peaceful solution in the Middle East and we're not going to be divided along any lines, including religious lines, including ethnic backgrounds.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Religious #America #Peaceful

  • It's very simple. If the American people care about a lot of things including corruption in government, then, in fact, if you use the power to appoint in order to do political business, to clear fields, to save your party money and so on, if it's not a crime - and I believe it is - it certainly is business as usual, politics of corruption
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Party #Believe #Simple

  • I've always been fond of the saying that when it comes to oversight and reform, the federal government does two things well: nothing and overreact.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Government #Two #Reform

  • Cleveland's a great place when you're a kid. You hardly ever get sunburned, without the sun shining.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Kids #Shining #Cleveland

  • Every one of our congressional offices, every day, is under attack.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Office

  • If there was a blog with five listeners or viewers, I had to be on it. Now I have to be on fewer media, but more substantive media.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Media

  • I've said my patience is not infinite.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Patience #Infinite #Said

  • Told reporters Wednesday he can support a pathway to citizenship for some of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. and that he actually prefers it to a plan that would create a second-class of citizens through alternative programs.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Class #Support #Pathways

  • I support the framework that the bipartisan group of senators are working on...We have to remember the 11 million people who are here are people...[i]t's what Abraham Lincoln would have said, it is what the Republican Party stands for. It is the reason we have to get it right on who stays and who goes.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Party #People #Support

  • Every ISP is being attacked, maliciously both from in the United States and outside of the United States, by those who want to invade people's privacy. But more importantly they want to take control of computers, they want to hack them, they want to steal information.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #People #United States #Want

  • Bureaucracies tend to grow and to brag about their growth based on how many individuals they have and how much money they spend.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Growth #Individual #Bureaucracy

  • I don't need to be looking at every failure of government, I need to be looking where failure of government needs reform.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Government #Reform #Needs

  • I have an I.Q. of 100 plus a little bit. I have to work real hard to get things when I read.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Real #Littles #Plus

  • I don't recall having a gun. I really don't. I don't think I ever pulled a gun on anyone in my life.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Gun #Thinking

  • The American people have a right to except that the rule of law will guarantee that even if we don't like the policy, that it's done properly.
    -- Darrell Issa

    #Law #People #Done

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