- Name: Grover Norquist
- Born: 10/19/1956 (64 years old)
Grover Glenn Norquist (born October 19, 1956) is an American political activist and tax reduction advocate who is founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, an organization that opposes all tax increases. A Republican, he is the primary promoter of the “Taxpayer Protection Pledge”, a pledge signed by lawmakers who agree to oppose increases in marginal income tax rates for individuals and businesses, as well as net reductions or eliminations of deductions and credits without a matching reduced tax rate. Prior to the November 2012 election, the pledge was signed by 95% of all Republican members of Congress and all but one of the candidates running for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
Birth Name: Grover Glenn Norquist
School: Harvard College (A.B.), Harvard Business School (M.B.A.)
Alias: Grover Glenn Norquist
Birth Place: Sharon, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Grover Norquist quotes :
Look, the center right coalition in American politics today is best understood as a coalition of groups and individuals that on the issue that brings them to politics what they want from the government is to be left alone.Grover Norquist
I read murder mysteries. I exercise 40 minutes a day. I watch videotapes while I exercise. I listen to audiotapes when I am in my car. And I try to stay in three different centuries.Grover Norquist
Democrats are people who raise your taxes and spend your money on weird stuff. They steal your guns, and they spit on your faith.Grover Norquist
My goal is to cut government in half in twenty-five years, to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub.Grover Norquist