quote by Devin Nunes

Lemmings with suicide vests. It's kind of an insult to lemmings to call them lemmings, so they'd have to be more than just a lemming, because jumping to your death is not enough.

— Devin Nunes

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Government shutdown quote Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.

Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.

I campaigned in 2012 all over this country for months: 'Repeal and replace Obamacare.' That was not the mandate of the voters. If they wanted to repeal Obamacare, the 2012 election would have been probably significantly different.

So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job.

Government shutdown quote Love your country, but never trust its government.

Love your country, but never trust its government.

Federal government shutdowns are unsettling, because you realize how little you depend on it compared to the money you give in taxes.

How many are worried about a government shutdown? How many are more worried about it starting back up?

The political disfunction that has brought about the shutdown and now threatens default, isn't so much gridlock. It is exposing the fatal flaw in our Constitution and highly distinct system of government. In other words, it's the Constitution's fault. Something truly catastrophic was bound to happen sooner or later.

Government shutdown quote The government will one day be corrput and filled with liars and the people will

The government will one day be corrput and filled with liars and the people will flock to the one who tells the truth.

Lawmakers need to be held accountable and should feel the impact of a government shutdown just like many other Americans will.

You know with a bully you cannot let them slap you around, because they slap you around today, they slap you five or six times tomorrow. We are not going to be bullied.

You need to know that a member of Congress who refuses to allow the minimum wage to come up for a vote made more money during last year's one-month government shutdown than a minimum wage worker makes in an entire year.

Government shutdown quote The government's first duty is to protect the people.

The government's first duty is to protect the people.

The government shutdown, we all know that's a sham.

I mean, are they really going to just go to the entire Army and Navy and say, 'You're fired.'

I don't want to be president. Like, "Today your job is Libya, Japan, unemployment, the government shutdown - oh, and by the way, Yemen, Syria and Jordan. That's your job today. And you'd better get it right."

The Republican Congress is like a groundhog afraid of its shadow when a government shutdown is talked about.

Government shutdown quote Governments don't want a population capable of critical thinkng. They want obedi

Governments don't want a population capable of critical thinkng. They want obedient workers, people just smart enough to run the machines and just dumb enough to passively accept their situation.

Government shutdowns do not actually become what the term implies.

Two-thirds of the government cannot shut down. We're only talking about the third of government that's discretionary spending, and even at that, nobody loses their jobs, and nobody loses their Thanksgiving turkey. The whole thing has resulted from the Republican Party thinking they bought the farm back in 1995.

Donald Trump was sent to Washington to drain the swamp.

If the Democrat Party, as losers, can continue to thwart the winners with this never-ending threat of a government shutdown and that the Republicans are gonna get blamed for it, to me it's time to change that. It's time to blow up that whole narrative. It's time to take it on.

It looks like President Donald Trump is caving on his demand for a measly $1 billion in the budget for his wall on the border with Mexico. The Democrats are threatening a government shutdown. It's the same old same old, and I was hoping that Trump would throw this shutdown thing right back in their face. If they get away with it once, they're just going to keep using it.

Government shutdown quote The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think thing

The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself... Almost inevitably, he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.

The Drive-Bys want to believe that somebody like me on the radio could express difficulty, problems with the wall not going up now, the funding not being requested now, in lieu of a government shutdown. And they want you to believe that Donald Trump is in the White House, and somebody said, "You know what, Limbaugh just said you better not do this."

The headline in the Washington Post: "Democrats Confident They Can Block Trump's Agenda After Spending Bill Win." They think now they can stop Donald Trump's agenda for the next 3-1/2 years. They've shown how to do it. The agenda tied to the budget. The budget tied to government shutdowns. The Republicans cave at the first mention of a government shutdown; ergo, they've shut down Trump. That's what they're thinking.

The shutdown itself is bad but not devastating.

The real danger will come up in a couple of weeks. There's legislation which is in fact routine - it's passed every year - which allows the government to borrow money, otherwise it can't function. If Congress does not approve this budget request, the government may have to default.

Government shutdown quote A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have suff

A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them. Which would include their own government.

[The Republican Party] for example, they do run the House of Representatives, they're a majority there, and it's the House that is essentially sending the government into shutdown and maybe default. But they won the majority of seats there because of various kinds of chicanery. They got a minority of the votes, but a majority of the seats, and they're using them to press forward an agenda which is extremely harmful to the public.

As has been reported, and is unmistakably evident to all but the most naïve, federal employees have been ordered to exploit this crisis, to make the government shutdown as uncomfortable as they can. The White House is actively soliciting complaints from the general public on 'how the government shutdown has affected you.' These testimonies are tools sought for the propaganda kit; the better to agitate with.

We've got the government shutdown, but the beginning of Obamacare.

You know what that means? You can now complain to your doctor about the government making you sick.

Government shutdown quote The duty of a true Patriot is to protect his country from its government.

The duty of a true Patriot is to protect his country from its government.

I had to sign the paper to shut down the government.

It's terrible.... [But] what the shutdown showed many, many people is the importance of the role of government. And as frustrated [as people get with] Washington, there are so many things [the government does] that are so important to people's lives every day. The panda cam, paying small businesses their loans - these are all things that shut down.

You need to know that a member of Congress who refuses to allow the minimum wage to come up for a vote made more money during last year's one-month government shutdown than a minimum wage worker makes in an entire year.

A government shutdown, it isn't the end of the world.

It`s a bad thing. The government stops working for a few days. We cover it a lot. Polls turn against who ever made it stop working.

Government shutdown quote If there is no justice for the people, there be no peace for the government.

If there is no justice for the people, there be no peace for the government.

I liked working with Republicans. We had five pretty good years after we had that bad year in '95 that culminated in two government shutdowns. But then they really decided that they liked being in the majority for the first time in forty years, and they wanted to get some things done, and I agreed, to get things I wanted. It was all perfectly transparent. Everybody knew what they wanted and what I wanted.

I don't want a government shutdown. I don't think anyone does.

What we see happening with this Republican strategy is a willingness to threaten the very foundation of the world's greatest economic power. That is a very risky proposition.

Government shutdown quote The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from government.

The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from government.

The bottom line is very simple. You negotiate on this, they will up the ante for the debt ceiling.

I would say to the president: This is not about me.

This is not about Republicans here in Congress. It's about fairness for the America people.

None of this is fair to you. And should it continue, it will make it more difficult to keep attracting the kind of driven, patriotic, idealist Americans to public service that our citizens deserved and that our system of self-government demands.

Government shutdown quote Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent every year to control the public mind.

Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent every year to control the public mind.

Keeping the people's government open is not a concession to me.

Keeping vital service running and hundreds of thousands of Americans on the job is not something you 'give' to the other side.

It's very hard from a distance to figure out who has lost their minds.

One party, the other party, all of us, the president.

What was I elected for? ... This is a matter of core principle.

They've lost their minds.

1995 government shutdown from GOP underestimating Clinton.

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