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Marion Barry Quotes

Birth Date: 1936-03-06 (Friday, March 6th, 1936)


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Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry was arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting.Thursday, January 18th, 1990


    • Goddamn bitch set me up!
    • Outside of the killings, DC has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.
    • They made all this up to justify questioning me. It's all made up. I don't know what happened. Whatever they say was all made up.
    • There is a sort of an unwritten code in Washington, among the underworld and the hustlers and these other guys that I am their friend.
    • People have criticized me because my security detail is larger than the president's. But you must ask yourself: are there more people who want to kill me than who want to kill the president? I can assure you there are.
    • What right does Congress have to go around making laws just because it deems it necessary?
    • I am a great mayor. I am an upstanding Christian man. I am an intelligent man. I am a deeply educated man. I am a humble man.
    • I am one of those mayors whose management style is to allow free and unlimited debate, to a point.
    • The laws of this city are clearly racist. All laws are racist. The law of gravity is racist.
    • I am Mayor For Life.
    • The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black, were the ultimate sacrifice.
    • I promise you a police car on every sidewalk.
    • I am clearly more popular than Reagan. I am in my third term. Where's Reagan? Gone after two! Defeated by George Bush and Michael Dukakis no less.
    • I am making this trip to Africa because Washington is an international city, just like Tokyo, Nigeria or Israel. As mayor, I am an international symbol. Can you deny that to Africa?
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