Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the 'environmentalist' view, as though it were a lobbying effort outside the mainstream of human activity, and to start calling it the real-world view.— Edward O. Wilson
Most Powerful Lobbying quotations
They love the fact you made it, but hate the fact you got it.
The stairway to heaven is packed...I'm in the lobby. Too scared to go to sleep, cause most times I often doubt my dreams.
While There may be power in forgiveness, there is even more power in lobbing a Molotov cocktail through someone's dining room window.
Mississippi begins in a lobby of a Memphis, Tennessee hotel and extends south to the Gulf of Mexico
Where is Polonius? HAMLET In heaven. Send hither to see. If your messenger find him not there, seek him i' th' other place yourself. But if indeed you find him not within this month, you shall nose him as you go up the stairs into the lobby.
The number one lobby that opposes campaign finance reform in the United States is the National Association of Broadcasters.
After all, Wall Street is clearly the most powerful lobbying force on Capitol Hill. From 1998 through 2008, the financial sector spent over $5 billion in lobbying and campaign contributions to deregulate Wall Street.
You read constantly that banks are lobbying regulators and elected officials as if this is inappropriate. We don't look at it that way.
Big business, for all its lobbying, is often put in line by investigative reporting, public scandals and multi-million-dollar judgments in court against those who put products on the market that are dangerous to their buyers.
The standard four food groups are based on American agricultural lobbies.
Why do we have a milk group? Because we have a National Dairy Council. Why do we have a meat group? Because we have an extremely powerful meat lobby.
And the banks - hard to believe in a time when we're facing a banking crisis that many of the banks created - are still the most powerful lobby on Capitol Hill. And they frankly own the place.
I have been reluctant to lobby on other issues I most care about - nuclear weapons (against), religion (atheist), capital punishment (anti), AIDS (fund-raiser) because I don't want to be forever spouting, diluting the impact of addressing my most urgent concern - legal and social equality for gay people worldwide.
I knew a girl named Nikki I guess u could say she was a sex fiend I met her in a hotel lobby Masturbating with a magazine She said "how'd u like 2 waste some time?" And I could not resist when I saw little Nikki grind.
The Israeli lobby has clout in the U.
S., which means that re-arranging the region and controlling its resources one way or another, will serve Israel through its control over the American administration.
Lobbying' is the activity of attempting to influence legislation by privately influencing the legislators. It is the result and creation of a mixed economy-of government by pressure groups. Its methods range from mere social courtesies and cocktail-party or luncheon "friendships" to favors, threats, bribes, blackmail.
The banks lobbied Washington so they could write the rules that got us into this crisis. They then lobbied Washington to get the money to bail them out. And then they are lobbying Washington to write the rules so they can get us into the next crisis. It's perfect circularity.
Real lobbying reform must end the practice of corporate lobbyists writing our laws.
Lobbying is the world's second - oldest profession.
I've successfully lobbied and testified for stalking laws in several states, but I would trade them all for a high school class that would teach young men how to hear “no,” and teach young women that it's all right to explicitly reject.
I dont find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
My dental hygienist is cute. Every time I visit, I eat a whole package of Oreo cookies while waiting in the lobby. Sometimes she has to cancel the rest of the afternoon's appointments.
Political reporters no longer get to decide what's news.
The days when a minister gave briefings to a dozen lobby correspondents, and thereby dictated the next day's headlines, are over. Now, a thousand bloggers decide for themselves what is interesting. If enough of them are tickled then, bingo, you're news.
I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying.
The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions.
I just want to lobby for God.
I did this within a philosophical framework, and a moral and legal framework.
And I have been turned into a cartoon of the greatest villain in the history of lobbying.
I think Americans are good, but America will be taken over and destroyed from the inside by the Zionist lobby. The Americans do not see this. They are getting decadent. Zionists will use this to destroy them.
Okay, you've convinced me. Now go out there and bring pressure on me.
Mr. Bernard died on a Monday, at the age of seventy-five, his body wasted. He lay in state for two days in the lobby of the Bernard Gursky Tower and, as he failed to rise on the third, he was duly buried.
The NRA appears to have evolved into the lobby for gun and ammunition manufacturers rather than gun owners.
It's disgraceful that year after year, Congress has bowed to the tobacco lobby and refused to act.
Some ISPs are blocking all BitTorrent traffic, because BitTorrent can be used to share files in a piratical way. Hollywood lobbying groups are trying to pass laws which would force ISPs to block or degrade BitTorrent traffic, too. Personally, I think this is like closing down freeways because a bank robber could use them to get away.
Family law is institutionally anti-male.
I've been lobbying MPs, and I'm not going to give up campaigning for equality until I get equality.
Love is like those second-rate hotels where all the luxury is in the lobby.
For Al Gore and Paul Ehrlich and Co., whatever the problem, the solution is always the same. Whether it's global cooling, global warming, or overpopulation, we need bigger government, more regulation, higher taxes, and a massive transfer of power from the citizens to some unelected self-perpetuating crisis lobby.
This can be one of cheerfulness or gloom because color which is so inexpensive, is what does the trick. Not color alone but color plus imaginative lighting and cleverly grouping of the furniture. You say you have an old lobby that nothing much can be done with? Oh yes it can!