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Alphonso Jackson

American,  Public Servant
Total Quotes : 27
Success Society Now

But we look back now, and we realize the Great Society was not a success.

- Alphonso Jackson

Mission Country Income

HUD's mission is to provide decency and sanitary housing for low and moderate income people in this country.

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Color Born Still

America is a place where you can be born into a low-income household but still lift yourself up, and it doesn't matter what color you are.

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Half Been Some

But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I've been at HUD, I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers in the world are in Federal Government.

- Alphonso Jackson

Country African Americans

As you know, in this country Anglo-Americans are about 75 to 76 percent home ownership in this country, where Hispanics, African Americans are less than 50 percent.

- Alphonso Jackson

Law More Six

After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years.

- Alphonso Jackson

Half Democrat Adult Life

For the first half of my adult life, I was a Democrat.

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Manager Kind Professionals

And I'm the kind of manager that doesn't believe that you micro-manage professionals. They should understand their responsibility and carry out those responsibility.

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Country Democrats Too

And for far too long, the Democrats have had a monopoly on black votes in this country.

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Stress Race Always

And I always like to stress, it's not a quota, not a set-aside, it's not about race, it's about giving opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to do work with the Federal Government.

- Alphonso Jackson

Small Country Most

And what most people don't understand is the bulk of business in this country is small business.

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Elderly I Believe That

I believe that if you are elderly, physically or mentally handicapped we have an obligation too you, but if you are able-bodied, you should be working.

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Government Think I Think

I think serving your government is the greatest thing in the world.

- Alphonso Jackson

Decision Fast Move

In the final analysis, it is your decision to make, but it doesn't move as fast as I'd like it to move.

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Education Last Depends

Progress for black Americans depends on good schools because education is the last great equalizer.

- Alphonso Jackson

Think Development Always

I think that there will always be a need for Housing and Urban Development.

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Affordable Agency Largest

The largest challenge that we face, from my perspective, is the ability to continue moving forward so the agency will have a single mission: that is, to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing.

- Alphonso Jackson

Color Bush Capabilities

The Bush administration is the most diverse in history because the president fills jobs on the basis of a person's capabilities and qualifications, not on the color of his or her skin.

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Education Work Lie

The dream doesn't lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.

- Alphonso Jackson

Needs Give Affordable

So, we're saying, if we can give developers and builders incentives to cut down on the regulatory barriers that are faced in this country, then we might be able to address the needs of affordable housing.

- Alphonso Jackson