George Miller Quotes


16 George Miller quotes:



"The Department of Education is trying to define itself out of trouble by setting the bar very high for what constitutes covert propaganda."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"The Department of Education is trying to define itself out of trouble by setting the bar very high for what constitutes covert propaganda, ... But this report shows that, in case after case after case, grantees — without disclosing who was paying them — took taxpayers' money and used it to promote controversial policies. Department officials allowed this practice to continue with such frequency and such consistency that they cannot now claim that they were ignorant that it was happening. Either the department is grossly incompetent when it comes to awarding grants and contracts, or it is misleading investigators and engaging in a cover up of the misuse of taxpayer dollars."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"but what is so interesting about Lost , for example, is that it is a kind of miniseries. The audience will commit itself if the story is good enough."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"This is the cost of Congress letting oil companies write public policy. The oil and gas royalty holiday is one of the most egregious giveaways of taxpayer money in our history and it can and should be stopped. This program is not justified, period. But it is even more outrageous coming at a time when Congress is cutting food stamps, home heating assistance and college loans for poor and middle class families. You just cannot justify giving away $7 billion in tax dollars to oil companies recording the largest profits ever in corporate history."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"We now have the chief lobbyist for big tobacco financing the payoff of the speaker's fine for lying to Congress,"
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"This comes at a time when students are already deeply in debt."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Debt Quotes
"If the quality is there, and it's compelling, audiences will commit. Not only will they commit, they will also buy the DVD and watch it over and over again. And that's the trick, how to make it compelling. If it speaks to the audience, we will listen."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Audiences Quotes
"For the first time in our history, we'll have a home of our own,"
Author: Miller Quotes Category: History Quotes
"President Bush finally realized that his Gulf Coast wage cut was a bad idea that hurt the workers and their families affected by Katrina. But let me be clear - the president is backing down today only because he had no other choice."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Hurt Quotes
"We are rushing forward with this legislation . . . without any information."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Information Quotes
"I think it's important to know whether or not he did this knowing and how he transmitted that information, how he presented that information and what meetings were held,"
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Information Quotes
"In New Orleans, where a quarter of the city was poor, the prevailing wage for construction labor is about $9 per hour, according to the Department of Labor. In effect, President Bush is saying that people should be paid less than $9 an hour to rebuild their communities."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Pontiac continues to be our trouble spot."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
".The trouble with eating"
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"[Miller said the passage of the bond was important, since he expects the value of the property to increase in the coming years, which would make it a more expensive purchase for taxpayers.] Looking at it from a money point of view, I think we did the right thing, ... We knew it was going to pass."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Value Quotes
"We need to get our arms around more of these women so we can stop these deaths."
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Women Quotes



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