Alan Grayson Quotes

Alan Mark Grayson (born March 13, 1958) is an American politician who was the United States Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district and a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served as Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district from 2009 to 2011. He was defeated for re-election in 2010 by Republican Daniel Webster and was then elected in 2012 for a second, non-consecutive term in the House of Representatives, defeating Republican Todd Long. In 2014 he defeated Republican challenger Carol Platt to win re-election

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Alan Grayson


I'm willing to fight for Social Security, Medicare, student loans, U.S. jobs, equal pay, progressive taxation and full employment.

Alan Grayson


If you want people to support you, then you have to support them. You have to think long about what you did for people who voted for you, made phone calls for you, who went door to door for you.

Alan Grayson


When nobody is paying attention, anything is possible.

Alan Grayson


The real two-party system in America is the Meanies and the Weenies. The Meanies want to take away your benefits, and the Weenies want to compromise with them.

Alan Grayson


The time for common-sense immigration reform is now," Grayson said in a news release. "We must set forth a straightforward route to citizenship for the undocumented immigrants who already live in our communities, work for our businesses and want to give back to the country that they call home.

Alan Grayson


If you get sick, America, the Republican health care plan is this: Die quickly.

Alan Grayson


The people see that Wall Street is running our economic policy, that big oil is running our energy policy and the military industrial complex is determining our foreign policy...

Alan Grayson


Many people, improperly, lump together libertarians and the Tea Parties. That's really wrong. Many of the libertarians are physicists, and many of the Tea Party people don't bathe. There's really not much in common there!

Alan Grayson


Republicans want you to die quickly if you get sick.

Alan Grayson


U.S. military action in Iraq: It sure didn't work out well last time. Let's not make that mistake again.

Alan Grayson


I try to keep my promises.

Alan Grayson


The Republican health care plan: don't get sick ... The Republicans have a back up plan in case you do get sick ... This is what the Republicans want you to do. If you get sick America, the Republican health care plan is this: Die quickly!

Alan Grayson


“For all practical purposes participating in it.”

Alan Grayson


“What they did is treason. There's no other word for it.”

Alan Grayson


Don't get sick, and if you do get sick, die quickly.

Alan Grayson