Jan Brewer Famous Quotes & Sayings

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54 Jan Brewer Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Jan Brewer Sayings: My mother always told me that as you go through life, no matter what you My mother always told me that as you go through life, no matter what you do, or how you do it, you leave a little footprint, and that's your legacy.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: Fifty thousand people in Mexico have been murdered. Puerto Penasco, 60 miles south of our Fifty thousand people in Mexico have been murdered. Puerto Penasco, 60 miles south of our border, just had five people and a police officer killed. That is like part of Arizona, and it is spilling over into our state.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: I think that there's a liberal element out there that finds me not acceptable. They I think that there's a liberal element out there that finds me not acceptable. They don't like my stance on a lot of issues because I am conservative.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: I don't want Washington - let me be perfectly clear - I do not want I don't want Washington - let me be perfectly clear - I do not want Washington involved in local education decisions any more than I want them involved in common core. You know, common core was a state-created and state-implemented voluntary set of standards in Math and English that are comparable across state lines.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: Law enforcement in the state of Arizona supports Senate Bill 1070. We have many organizations Law enforcement in the state of Arizona supports Senate Bill 1070. We have many organizations and groups of the officers on the ground that understand the problem, need another tool in order to address the problem and support it wholeheartedly.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: Well, I think it's real important that people understand, first and foremost, those of us Well, I think it's real important that people understand, first and foremost, those of us that have lived in Arizona or in southern California, we have a very diverse population. The Hispanic population has been part of all of our lives since we've been born here or since we've grown up here.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: President Obama and Hillary Clinton, every time you disagree with them it doesn't matter which President Obama and Hillary Clinton, every time you disagree with them it doesn't matter which subject it is, you're a bigot or you're a racist.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: We cannot afford all this illegal immigration and everything that comes with it, everything from We cannot afford all this illegal immigration and everything that comes with it, everything from the crime and to the drugs and the kidnappings and the extortion and the beheadings and the fact that people can't feel safe in their community. It's wrong! It's wrong!
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Jan Brewer Sayings: And you know, I said yesterday, you know, you know, if they're not going to And you know, I said yesterday, you know, you know, if they're not going to - if the feds aren't going to do their job, well, then, I'm up to suing the feds to make them do their job! I mean, they sued Arizona, you know, we can sue them back! I mean, they're not - they're not enforcing the laws!
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Jan Brewer Sayings: So you know, I think that the federal government, the Democrats, and President Obama are So you know, I think that the federal government, the Democrats, and President Obama are selling a lot of hope and change, but no delivery of any of those promises.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: And now, since I've been governor since last January, I have written numerous letters to And now, since I've been governor since last January, I have written numerous letters to the administration in regards to securing our borders with absolutely no response. So we have been facing this crisis, and it's devastating the people of Arizona. And I feel as governor I have a responsibility to protect the citizens.
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Jan Brewer Sayings: I believe in the right to life. I believe in the right to life.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I took an oath to protect the people of Arizona, and that's what I'm going I took an oath to protect the people of Arizona, and that's what I'm going to do. I'm going to keep pushing in that direction.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Arizona is a red state, and we're going to keep it red. Arizona is a red state, and we're going to keep it red.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Sometimes I haven't understood why he has done things and why things happened, but I Sometimes I haven't understood why he has done things and why things happened, but I know that God has a plan.
Jan Brewer Sayings: We cannot sacrifice our safety to the murderous greed of drug cartels. We cannot stand We cannot sacrifice our safety to the murderous greed of drug cartels. We cannot stand idly by as drop houses, kidnappings and violence compromise our quality of life.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I as an elected official would never recommend anybody to boycott any city or state. I as an elected official would never recommend anybody to boycott any city or state.
Jan Brewer Sayings: It's the federal government's responsibility to secure our borders. We passed Senate Bill 1070 as It's the federal government's responsibility to secure our borders. We passed Senate Bill 1070 as another tool in order to protect the citizens of Arizona. We have over 500,000 illegal immigrants living in Arizona. And we simply cannot sustain it.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert, either buried or just lying Our law enforcement agencies have found bodies in the desert, either buried or just lying out there, that have been beheaded.
Jan Brewer Sayings: We have, for whatever the reason, disturbed people ... who sometimes do terrible, violent things, We have, for whatever the reason, disturbed people ... who sometimes do terrible, violent things, and sometimes those of us who serve in elected positions are the target.
Jan Brewer Sayings: The fact of the matter is, is that we need our borders secured. Certainly, we The fact of the matter is, is that we need our borders secured. Certainly, we realize that there's going to have to be some kind of immigration reform, but I don't believe any of that's going to move forward until our border is secured.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Racial discrimination is illegal. It's illegal in the United States. It's illegal in Arizona. It Racial discrimination is illegal. It's illegal in the United States. It's illegal in Arizona. It has been and it will continue to be.
Jan Brewer Sayings: And under the existing circumstances, I understand there are situations where people indeed need care And under the existing circumstances, I understand there are situations where people indeed need care and need services, but I believe in America that the majority of those people are getting those services under situations and circumstances that are afforded to them by their health care providers and their state government.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I believe boycotts are wrong. I believe boycotts are wrong.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Government just simply can't do everything for everyone. Government just simply can't do everything for everyone.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I don't think Americans would tolerate profiling. I don't think Americans would tolerate profiling.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I know the pundits don't agree with me. I know the pundits don't agree with me.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I believe that Senate Bill 1070 lit America on fire. I think we've all realized I believe that Senate Bill 1070 lit America on fire. I think we've all realized exactly what the situation is. And the people of Arizona have lived with these porous borders and illegal immigration into our state and that people throughout America realize that. Everybody understands the problem except the president of the United States.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I have a responsibility as an elected governor to govern and when I say govern, I have a responsibility as an elected governor to govern and when I say govern, that means to make sure that our citizens are safe and we need the federal government to step up and do their job. They need to secure our borders.
Jan Brewer Sayings: The Democrats complain; I choose to compete. The Democrats complain; I choose to compete.
Jan Brewer Sayings: We as governors, whether we're Republican or Democrat, we really believe that we know what's We as governors, whether we're Republican or Democrat, we really believe that we know what's best for our people. And in Arizona, and particularly we're very interested about natural resources.
Jan Brewer Sayings: A nation without borders is like a house without walls - it collapses. And that A nation without borders is like a house without walls - it collapses. And that is what is going to happen to our wonderful America.
Jan Brewer Sayings: As the governor of the state of Arizona, I took an oath to uphold the As the governor of the state of Arizona, I took an oath to uphold the laws and to protect the people of Arizona. And I'm going to be relentless in it. I'm going to do what is right.
Jan Brewer Sayings: If the federal government won't secure the border, the State of Arizona will step in If the federal government won't secure the border, the State of Arizona will step in to complement federal efforts in a constitutional manner and protect the security of its citizens.
Jan Brewer Sayings: But the people of Arizona, the people of America, have been promised that our borders But the people of Arizona, the people of America, have been promised that our borders would be secured for years and years and years, with it not happening. And I don't believe the people of America, certainly not the people of Arizona, are ready to discuss anything other at this point in time other than securing our borders.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I don't believe any person looking for work is fearful of political judgment. Government is I don't believe any person looking for work is fearful of political judgment. Government is a large institution, and if they believe that people are going to get rid of good employees for political reasons, that's absurd.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I always tried to do what I believed is right and I've always voted the I always tried to do what I believed is right and I've always voted the way that I believe was the right way for my constituency, and that's what I'm doing when I govern.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I am encouraged that there's going to be much better dialogue between the federal government I am encouraged that there's going to be much better dialogue between the federal government and the state of Arizona. I mean, I hope that's not wishful thinking.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I believe the people of Arizona and the people of America are fed up with I believe the people of Arizona and the people of America are fed up with the federal government. The bottom line is, is that they need to secure our borders. And in regards to Senate Bill 1070, what a disappointment! It hasn't been divisive; it has united Arizona! It has united America!
Jan Brewer Sayings: I think that I'm the same Jan Brewer I was when I first ran for I think that I'm the same Jan Brewer I was when I first ran for office way back in 1982, which is a few years ago. I always tried to do what I believed is right and I've always voted the way that I believe was the right way for my constituency, and that's what I'm doing when I govern. So, I'm the same Jan Brewer.
Jan Brewer Sayings: You know, when President Reagan, who was one of my idols, granted amnesty to about You know, when President Reagan, who was one of my idols, granted amnesty to about three million illegal immigrants it was based on the fact that the borders would be secured. That didn't happen. It didn't happen during the Bush administration.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Ninety-nine point nine percent of the people that are gun owners are very responsible. Ninety-nine point nine percent of the people that are gun owners are very responsible.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I think most of us in America want our security. There're so many people out I think most of us in America want our security. There're so many people out there that are fearful and now with this realization of immigration, with the terrorists, we need to have better checks and balances in regards to who's emigrating into our country.
Jan Brewer Sayings: We have over 500,000 illegal immigrants living in Arizona. And we simply cannot sustain it. We have over 500,000 illegal immigrants living in Arizona. And we simply cannot sustain it. It costs us a tremendous amount of money of course in health care, in education, and then, on top of it all, in incarceration. And the federal government doesn't reimburse us on any of these things.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Arizona, our beautiful state, was built on mining. Copper is huge here, and now uranium. Arizona, our beautiful state, was built on mining. Copper is huge here, and now uranium. And then we have the federal government coming in, writing all these rules and regulations and telling us that we can't do this and we can't do that. We need concise, clear answers.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I have a pretty good record of winning in court. I have a pretty good record of winning in court.
Jan Brewer Sayings: It wouldn't matter whether you were Latino or Hispanic or Norwegian. If you didn't have It wouldn't matter whether you were Latino or Hispanic or Norwegian. If you didn't have proof of citizenship and if the police officer had reasonable suspicion, he would ask and verify your citizenship. I mean, that's the way that it is. That's what the federal law says. And that's what the law in Arizona says.
Jan Brewer Sayings: And you know, it's not just illegal immigration. Terrorists can come across. They're devastating our And you know, it's not just illegal immigration. Terrorists can come across. They're devastating our ranchers down in southern Arizona - drop houses, kidnapping, automobile accidents, extortion, drugs, the spill-over with the drug cartels. We're facing all of it.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Arizona is now recognized as a premier place in which to locate, expand and grow Arizona is now recognized as a premier place in which to locate, expand and grow a business.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I believe it could very well be unconstitutional to ban people. We are a country I believe it could very well be unconstitutional to ban people. We are a country of immigrants, but we have to know who's coming in. They need to come in legally. And we need to be sure that we have been able to have them satisfy the criteria that we set for them to come into our country.
Jan Brewer Sayings: And the bottom line is, is that they are illegal aliens entering our country. And And the bottom line is, is that they are illegal aliens entering our country. And we simply cannot sustain that kind of activity. Bottom line is it's a backdoor to amnesty and I don't believe the American people support that.
Jan Brewer Sayings: You know, I think there was a point in time when people didn't really understand You know, I think there was a point in time when people didn't really understand how birth certificates were kept in the state of Hawaii, and now, I think that it's been pretty much disclosed that they used to have a long form and now they don't have a long form. Arizona used to have a long form, we now have a short form.
Jan Brewer Sayings: Texas has done a very good job of securing their borders with the help of Texas has done a very good job of securing their borders with the help of the federal government. California has done a good job.
Jan Brewer Sayings: I do believe that people hire immigrants, legal and illegal immigrants, to do certain jobs I do believe that people hire immigrants, legal and illegal immigrants, to do certain jobs that maybe possibly could go to American citizens, and that's unfortunate. If they're here legally, I think it's OK. If they're here illegally, then they ought not be taking jobs from American citizens.