Henry Waxman quotes

  • If someone is so fearful that, that they're going to start using their weapons to protect their rights, it makes me very nervous that these people have these weapons at all!
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Rights #People #Weapons

  • We're seeing the reality of a lot of the North Pole starting to evaporate, and we could get to a tipping point. Because if it evaporates to a certain point - they have lanes now where ships can go that couldn't ever sail through before. And if it gets to a point where it evaporates too much, there's a lot of tundra that's being held down by that ice cap.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Reality #Ice #Dumb

  • While vast sums of money are being siphoned off into hidden [military] coffers, Americas schools, hospitals and public services are facing cutbacks and closures.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Military #School #Politics

  • Americans are sick and tired of political gamesmanship.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Tired #Sick #Political

  • Memorials become relics if they do not stir our modern conscience.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Memorial #Modern #Relics

  • The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Military #Pay #Veteran

  • He has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do. He lies and cheats; he snubs the mandate and authority of international weapons inspectors; and he games the system to keep buying time against enforcement of the just and legitimate demands of the United Nations, the Security Council, the United States and our allies. Those are simply the facts.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Lying #Past #Years

  • He has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Past #Years #Iraq

  • I don't think everybody has a right to a weapon which can be used to kill innocent people and maybe threaten the life of a president of the United States.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Thinking #People #President

  • The routine promotion of condoms through advertising has been stopped by networks who are so hypocritically priggish that they refuse to describe disease control as they promote disease transmission.
    -- Henry Waxman

    #Routine #Disease #Advertising

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