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10 Famous Quotes by Neil Abercrombie
6/26/1938 - (Present)
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Neil A. Abercrombie
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With troops in combat, the Congress has a non-negotiable obligation to weigh in heavily on the side of immediate and near-term needs of the military, particularly the Army. In some cases, this means cutting funds from pie-in-the-sky programs that may work out down the road and funding things that we know work today.

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The best time to achieve solutions is before a crisis, ... The next time a drought comes, it may be too late to act.

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He formed Democracy for America, which took what was the foundation -- the Internet foundation -- and the enthusiasm, reaching out to the grassroots for his campaign and made it a national campaign,

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We are talking about the survival of this country.

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We believe there is not going to be any undermining of the environment.

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Once Howard Dean lost the Iowa primary, there was no licking of wounds; there was no baying at the moon. There was, let's move to another stage now. We've got the right idea here.

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A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state's collecting lease money because all of a sudden ''worthless'' land now has an airport on it.

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Are the Native Hawaiians going to be able to control their own land and their own money? When the land was seen as worthless, nobody gave a damn.

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I remember saying to the chairman after serving the first year, ''Why are we doing this? Why don't the Hawaiians have control?'' ''Well, we have no mechanism to do it,'' I was told.

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Land began to be seen as something to be owned privately and exploited for private interests, and never was entirely reconciled with the old ideas that land should be utilized in common for the good of all.

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