My Favorite Quotes
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 John Conyers - “I remember her as an almost saint-like person. And I use that term with care. She was very humble, she was soft-spoken, but inside she had a determination that was quite fierce.”
 John Conyers - “more than capable to handle any independent counsel report, if one should come.”
 John Conyers - “This is not going to be critical to who's going to win the campaign, ... This campaign is going to turn on the issues that the Republicans hid with their Trojan horse deal of Bush keeping all the people who run the Republican system out of sight and in the Trojan horse.”
 John Conyers - “If the Congress has any sense now, it will put an end to this and move on with the business that the American people care about,”
 John Conyers - “Many of us find it unacceptable to put our brave men and women in harm's way, based on false information.”
 John Conyers - “I am a Korean War veteran. I support our troops as much as anyone in this body, but I do so by advocating redeployment out of Iraq as soon as it can be safely done.”
 John Conyers - “We think having her body lie in honor in the Rotunda is probably the most expressive way that we in government can let everyone know that the legacy of Rosa Parks is embraced by the federal legislature, ... I must say that the bipartisan support has been excellent.”
 John Conyers - “The president has been filmed bicycling around the neighborhood and he has personally attested to spending time fishing and attending little-league baseball games. ... Keep in mind, also, that White House press secretary Scott McClellan recently proclaimed about the president's vacation in Crawford, that 'Spending time outside Washington gives the president a fresh perspective of what's on the minds of the American people. It's a time, really, for him to shed the coat and tie and meet with folks out in the heartland and hear what's on their minds.' Possibly, you may have to actually talk to people to find out what's on their mind.”
 John Conyers - “Once the violence has ceased, the US should immediately call on the World Bank and other international institutions to convene a donors conference to rebuild Lebanon's shattered infrastructure.”
 John Conyers - “We were shocked and outraged to learn that, on your radio network today, Bill Bennett stated on his radio program, Bill Bennett's Morning in America, 'I do know that it's true that if you wanted to reduce crime you could - if that were your sole purpose - you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down,'”
 John Conyers - “campaign finance has no relationship to the Starr referral and amazingly, this committee has now subpoenaed the president of the United States and the attorney general of the United States to provide documents that they don't have the authority to provide without a court order, whose criteria this committee is yet to even satisfy.”
 John Conyers - “For decades, the violence in the Middle East has claimed a multitude of innocent civilian victims Men, women and children, Arab and Israeli.”
 John Conyers - “This does, sometimes to some people, begin to take on the appearance of a coup. We're talking about a polite, paper-exchanging, voting process in which we rip out the 42nd president of the United States.”
 John Conyers - “I am hopeful you will agree that it is in the department's and the public's interest to release this information in order to avoid any possible appearance or suggestion of impropriety or political favoritism,”
 John Conyers - “The president has to answer this. I don't think we can laugh at the London Times and British intelligence. We need to know.”
 John Conyers - “Just as outlawing alcohol did not work in the 1920s, current attempts to prohibit online gambling will not work, either.”
 John Conyers - “For a long time people were a little bit afraid of Rosa Parks because she had created this whole new modern civil rights movement,”
 John Conyers - “Because the Administration is unable to send a clear message about America's intentions in Iraq, Congress must take this responsibility.”
 John Conyers - “Today's indictments represent the beginning, but not the end, of the process of finally holding the Bush administration accountable for its conduct in foisting a pre-emptive war on this country.”
 John Conyers - “The most secretive administration in history continues to stonewall the American public with non-answers to vital questions about their most important civil liberties and personal freedoms,”
 John Conyers - “Unfortunately, there is little doubt that the Bush Administration has misappropriated the awesome power of the Justice Department to monitor and quash lawful critics of the war in Iraq, ... With the near total lack of Congressional Republican oversight of this Administration's conduct after September 11, we must turn to the courts. I support the ACLU's lawsuit.”
 John Conyers - “a serious abuse of power or a serious abuse of official duties.”
 Cynthia Conyers - “Sylvia's skin was exquisite, soft and pretty Leonard loved the way it looked tacked up on his wall.”

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