Signature Quotes: Politics, Part 15

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"I can think of no better reason to vote against Obama than the prospect of an administration where any criticism of the President is treated as racism." -- Glenn Reynolds
"The threat of a new ice age must now stand alongside nuclear war as a likely source of wholesale death and misery for mankind." -- environmentalist Nigel Calder, at the first Earth Day celebration, 1969.
Watermelon: Green on the Outside, Red on the Inside.
Recreate '68? Isn't that when a moderate Republican won the White House while an unpopular war was being fought? I can live with that.
Any taxpayer who votes for a democrat is exactly like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders.
"If Democrats oppose drilling today because it will take 10 years for our new oil to hit the market, doesn’t that mean their opposition to drilling 10 years ago was a mistake?" -- Michael Graham
"Obama is demonstrating, in the words of JFK meant in a far different context, that he "will pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe" to become president." -- Mark Silva
Does government waste cause high taxes?
Or do high taxes cause government waste? -- Michael Cloud
"Letting Muslim fantics use your legal system is like giving your teenage daughter to bikers." -- Varmint
"The right to be a journalist is part of the Bill of Rights." -- John C. Dvorak, Cranky Geeks, Episode 121
"The poor have been voting democrat for 50 years and they’re still poor” -- Charles Barkley
"I want to cut his nuts off." -- Jesse Jackson, on Barack H. Obama.
"[A]n Obama presidency would be an amusing approximation of the Carter administration, complete with vaporous moralizing and foreign policy bungling." -- R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
"…if the stupid conspiracy theories of the Left were true they would all be dead." -- Leslie Bates
"Ich Bin Ein Bullshitter!" -- Varmint translating Barak H. Obama’s Berlin speech.
"If he can’t use them as props, it seems Barack Obama has little use for the military. Come to think if it, that is roughly how they factor into his feckless foreign policy plans as well." -- Confederate Yankee
"That’s breathtakingly arrogant, and par for the course for Barack Obama." -- Patrick Ruffini
"If the account of him being caught in a hotel rendezvous with Rielle Hunter was false, Edwards wouldn’t be changing the subject, he’d be suing." -- John Tabin
The preamble to the Constitution establishes as one of government’s roles to “promote the general welfare”. It does not promise to “provide for the general welfare." -- Herman Cain
"Right-thinking people are not supposed to discuss any meteorological or geophysical event -- a hurricane, a wildfire, a heat wave, a drought, a flood, a blizzard, a tornado, a lightning strike, an unfamiliar breeze, a strange tingling on the neck -- without immediately invoking the climate crisis. It causes earthquakes, plagues and backyard gardening disappointments. Weird fungus on your tomato plants? Classic sign of global warming." -- Joel Achenbach
Nancy Pelosi has a twitter account. She follows no one. She'll tell you what to think.
Progressive is a one-word oxymoron.
"First you win the argument, then you win the vote." -- British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
"Government´s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidise it." -- President Ronald Reagan
"I find it more than bit hypocritical that Obama supporters are criticizing Palin’s "lack of experience for the VP job." -- Mark Urbin
"No, I don’t want my government to “understand what I’m going through”. I don’t want overlords who even know what I’m going through." -- Leslie Carbone
"I’m voting Democrat because I want the federal government to regulate and control every detail of my life." -- ivotedemocrat
The NY Times published the Democratic National Committee’s talking points.
That pretty much defines their business model, doesn’t it?
"President Obama” is Putin’s wet dream. -- Mark Urbin
"I’m voting Democrat because I believe that people should be given special privileges based on race; just not white people - that’s racist." -- ivotedemocrat
"You must understand printing lies about Republican candidates is OK. It’s called “vetting.” Printing the truth about liberals - that’s called 'swift-boating'." -- Howie Carr
"He who turns the other cheek to the Dems gets bitch slapped." -- Absinthe & Cookies
If you do not understand what is wrong with wearing a red shirt with a huge graphic of Chairman Mao on it while carrying a ratty-assed backpack plastered with “FREE TIBET” stickers, there is no help for you.
B.S. is an Abbreviation for "Biden Says"
Why does Obama still dress up gerbils in Lederhosen?
"...unless something is done about the environmental policies in China, driving your Prius is a lost cause".
"If Senator Mary Landrieu were as good at busing black people to safety as she was at busing them to the polls to vote, none of them would have died."
For decades, Gore's been exchanging favors with Occidental Petroleum, and growing rich off of that dirty, filthy oil company money, even while bad mouthing the oil business.
"'Speaking Truth To Power' is code for 'I am a racist/sexist/ChristianBashing authoritarian grasping for power' and my masters at the MSMs need to intervene to cover my now-exposed hate-mongering extremism in the service of the 'common agenda'." -- DANEgerus
"[Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice] would be, under different circumstances, a Democrat’s wet dream: a strong, independent, childless, single, black woman who has risen to power.
Those who yell “fascist” at everybody who doesn’t agree with their big government ideas doing their best to be little fascists themselves.
"It’s not negative campaigning when you ask someone about their record." -- Gov. Sarah Palin
"Dissent is the highest form of patriotism."
Unless you question Barak "The Lightgiver" Obama, then the press crawls up your ass make makes your life a living Hell.
Sorry, no 1st Amendment Rights for you in Obamaland.
"White folks greed runs a world in need." -- democrat Barak Obama
"Think about it. In 24 hours, we’ve learned more unflattering details about a guy who asked Obama a question and walked away unpersuaded than almost any of his campaign staff or associates." -- Jim Geraghty
Why did Obama break word on FISA? Public Financing? Town Hall debates? Can we afford to hire somebody who lied in his interview?
"Biden is trying to put lipstick on the Bay of Pigs." -- Tom Maguire
"If you want to see hate, disagree with a liberal."
When asked by PEOPLE about Fey playing her “sort of bubble-headed” [Gov. Sarah Palin] responds: "That’s funny, I play her bubble-headed too when I imitate her."
"Socialism is an attack on the right to breathe freely. No socialist system can be established without a political police." -- Winston Churchill
"Socialism is inseparably interwoven with totalitarianism and the object worship of the state." -- Winston Churchill
"I've been a lifetime Democrat, and I'm re-registering this year as an independent. "It's strictly [because] my party, that I've been affiliated with all these years, doesn't stand for anything that I stand for anymore. They've lost any sensibility that they had, and they've allowed all the kooks in, so I'm going independent." -- Toby Keith
"Most people who read 'The Communist Manifesto' probably have no idea that it was written by a couple of young men who had never worked a day in their lives, and who nevertheless spoke boldly in the name of 'the workers'." -- Thomas Sowell
"Socialism is the doctrine that man has no right to exist for his own sake, that his life and his work do not belong to him, but belong to society, that the only justification of his existence is his service to society, and that society may dispose of him in any way it pleases for the sake of whatever it deems to be its own tribal, collective good." -- Ayn Rand
"...the myth of socialism is far stronger than the reality of capitalism. That is because capitalism is not really an ism at all. It is what people do if you leave them alone." -- Arnold Beichmen
"For socialists, not just the wealth, but the guilt, must be redistributed" -- Andrew Sandlin
"Socialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion" -- Richard John Neuhau
"It’s a bit late for investors to notice that pretty much everything Barack Obama wants to do will hurt the economy." -- John Hinderaker
"Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese." -- Dennis Miller
"All Barack Obama Statements Come With an Expiration Date. All Of Them." -- Velvethammer
"I believe moderates will need to be driven out in order to usher in the progressive era." -- Barak Hussein Obama, DailyKOS 2005
"Socialism is an attack on the right to breathe freely. No socialist system can be established without a political police." -- Winston Churchill
"By my reckoning, I only need about 200 more takeout coffee cups to complete my bitterly ironic mosaic of Al Gore." -- Merlin Mann
"I respect environmentalists and have utter contempt for watermelons." -- Mark Urbin
"You don’t ever want a crisis to go to waste; it’s an opportunity to do important things that you would otherwise avoid." -- Rahm Emanuel
"California is now a valuable touchstone to the country, a warning of what not to do. Rarely has a single generation inherited so much natural wealth and bounty from the investment and hard work of those more noble now resting in our cemeteries—and squandered that gift within a generation." -- Victor Davis Hanson
"If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed." -- Mark Twain
"We owe a debt of gratitude to the Bolivian soldiers that killed Guevara and then had the sense to bury him in an unmarked grave where no one could find the body, otherwise his tomb would have become the shrine of the deluded youth of the world that think that arming and empowering one faction of murderers to force everyone else to “share” is a good form of government." -- Caferrel
Because nothing screams "education reform" like sending your own kids to a pricey private school!
"[Joe Biden] would have been yammering on about how the Pilgrims ate turkey after they landed their speedboats at Fraggle Rock back in 1776." -- Treacher
…at least the Bush staffers will leave the “O” on the keyboards of the computers.
"The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money." -- Margaret Thatcher
Biden’s role in foreign policy likely minimal with Clinton at State Department. She’ll squash him if he sticks his head up.
Culture of Corruption: Blago, Spitzer, Rangel, Jefferson, Dodd
Stop calling us the Great Satan and we’ll stop thinking about nuking you.
"Hate" is how neofascisti progressives label heretics to their secular religion.
"Democrats love employees, it’s employers they hate." -- Paul Tsongas
"Bloggers are are citizen journalists who keep the lame stream media in check."
Illinois - where our Governors make our license plates
"How many people would've thrown much more than shoes at President Lincoln and how many Germans at FDR/Truman?"
I'll Keep My Guns, Freedom, & Money... You Can Keep The "Change!"
The democrat Party is party of 4 S's:slavery, secession, segregation and socialism.
Caroline Kennedy: Less like a candidate and more like an idea of one.
"I've been to 57 states." -- Barack H. Obama
"The United Nations is the second most anti-Semitic body in the world after the Palestinian National Council."
"Arianna Huffington is a disgusting star-fucker who would blow Adolf Hitler to get a table at Nabu." -- Ace
"If Palin had actually appeared in the American flag bikini that they’d photoshopped her into, we might have actually won this thing." -- Emily Zanotti
"My kind of loyalty was loyalty to one's country, not to its institutions or its officeholders." ---Mark Twain
Why are policeman guilty till proven innocent but Gitmo terrorists are innocent till proven guilty?
"A Hamas terrorist, a UN aid worker and a journalist walked into a Gaza hookah bar. And no one could tell who was who." -- Ralph Peters, NY Post
"Obama and his fellow liberals will work tirelessly to stop global warming. Just don’t expect them to fly coach." -- Rob at SayAnything
You know the old saying: A racist is a conservative winning an argument with a liberal.
"...peace is the highest aspiration of the American People. We will negotiate for it, sacrifice for it, we will never surrender for it, now or ever." -- President Ronald Reagan
"I have a friend who is an active Obama supporter. On Facebook, she listed her political views as "Libertarian"... clearly she's confused." -- Tabitha Hale
"The recent 'unrest' in France is the result of socialists suddenly discovering there’s no such thing as a free lunch." -- Charlie Greenbacker
"Oppressors can tyrannize only when they achieve a standing army, an enslaved press, and a disarmed populace." -- James Madison
While it is nice to be admired by men of intellect, it is better to be hated by liberal fools.
"I own that I am not a friend to a very energetic government. It is always oppressive." -- Thomas Jefferson
"Although, to be fair, Michael Moore is larger than some congressional districts." -- Jim Foss
Modern liberalism is antithetical to classical liberalism.
"If a democrat falls in the forest & no one is there to hear him -does he get health care anyway?"
"Make no mistake, tax cheaters cheat us all, and the IRS should enforce our laws to the letter." -- Sen. Tom Daschle (democrat), Congressional Record, May 7, 1998, p. S4507.
"Well, I suppose we're now figuring out why the whole "tax the rich" thing is a non issue for rich liberals - they won't pay them anyway." -- Tabitha Hale
"I'm a conservative. Which means every other week I hate the GOP." -- Right Girl
In other news, we have always been at war with Eastasia.
Truth is it isn't all that hard to make democrat Senator Barbra Boxer of California look like an idiot...she does most of the heavy lifting.
Sarah Palin is the left's Emmanuel Goldstein
I heard Republican Senator Gregg paid his taxes, making him a completely unacceptable choice for the democrat Obama Cabinet.
Reality and actual facts are not strong points for the typical leftist.
"Obama's inability to make a decision, communicate it clearly, and then stick to it will be the hallmark of this presidency." -- Gabriel Malor
"If you want to know why you can’t get gas without ethanol in it, look at the number of corn state Senators in DC."
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"No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith." -- Winston Churchill
"The government is promoting bad behavior... do we really want to subsidize the losers' mortgages... This is America! How many of you people want to pay for your neighbor's mortgage? President Obama are you listening? How about we all stop paying our mortgage! It's a moral hazard" -- Rick Santelli of CNBC
The only thing transparent about the Obama Administration is their socialist agenda.
Conservative: If you give a man a fish, you feed him for one night. If you teach a man to fish, he feeds himself every night.
Liberal: If you give a man a fish, he owes you once. If you teach a man to fish, he won’t need you any more.
Logic and reason are the real enemies of the left. It is much easier to manipulate with emotion than convince with reason.
The people who believe Al Sharpton are often the same people who believe Michael Moore makes documentaries.
Isn’t the border fence shovel-ready?
Paranoid--- what a Liberal calls a Conservative who knows the Liberal agenda.
"Republicans free slaves, democrats free terrorists"
POOP: Prisoners Of Obama's Policies
Want to piss off a conservative? Tell them a lie. Want to piss of a liberal? Tell them the truth.
"…it’s easier to be openly gay among conservatives than it is to be openly conservative among gays." -- B. Daniel Blatt
I heard Biden's Secret Service name is: assassination insurance!
"The only difference I ever found between the Democratic leadership and the Republican leadership is that one of them is skinning you from the ankle up and the other, from the ear down." -- Huey P. Long
"Liberal Fascism is an anarchic totalitarian youth riot disguised as compassion." -- ConservativeLA
Arrogance is not leadership and I already have a messiah.
Vett Barack Obama, NOT Joe the Plumber!
If someone calls themselves a 'progressive' then they are a socialist in denial or disguise.
The Republicans are out of power because they don't deserve to be in power. That doesn't mean that democrats deserve to be in power.
So called "Progressives" are the "Everybody deserves a pony!" party.
"A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims." -- Ayn Rand
Krauthammer’s Razor:Always choose stupidity over conspiracy,incompetence over cunning.Anything else gives them too much credit.
Obama and his minions will be blaming President Bush for EVERYTHING 'till their dying breath.
"Freedom is an intellectual achievement which requires disavowal of collectivism and embrace of individualism." –- Onkar Ghate
My understanding of the "fairness doctrine" is that it would obligate any station that airs Rush Limbaugh to give equal time to Michael Steele.
Kill the terrorists
Protect the borders
Punch the hippies
"No generation has a right to contract debts greater than can be paid off during the course of its own existence." -- President George Washington
Conservatives want to help people who can't help themselves. Liberals want to help people who won't help themselves.
typical #tcot convo: LEFT: [emotional chatter] RIGHT: [facts] L: [ad hominem] R: [more facts] L: [ad hominem about gwb]
Liberals, don't let facts get in the way of how you feel! If you do, George Bush has won.
"Ah, if only the best place for storing embryonic stem cells was Yucca Flat." -- James Lileks
"Creating a problem in order to be the ones to fix it has been the DNC's main game"
"I think stupid things sound smarter with a British accent. How else would you explain 11 years of Tony Blair?" -- Right Girl
"Coersion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him." -- President Ronald Reagan
"I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." -- Thomas Jefferson
"Smoking is healthier than Fascism."
"Compact fluorescent. Al Gore mercury bombs." -- Adam Curry
"The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism" -- Karl Marx
"I could probably repel him with a copy of the Constitution. Liberals hate that document." -- Infidels Are Cool
"John Stewart tells Cramer that finance is not a game. Well, politics shouldn't be a comedy routine, Stewart!" -- Amanda Carpenter
"[C]ontemporary liberalism stands on a foundation of assumptions and ideas integral to the larger fascist movement." -- Jonah Goldberg
A liberal politician is the only person who goes to work each day and helps everyone but the people who pay his salary.
"Voters want a fraud they can believe in." -- Will Durst, comedian
"Global Warming is like a man in a relationship: gets blamed for everything." -- Stephen Kruiser
"In a society of criminals, the innocent man goes to jail." -- Phillip K. Dick, Solar Lottery (1955)
There are plenty of competent socialists. They're the ones with the body counts.
"But revealing yourself as ignorant apparently gives one extraordinary credibility on the left." -- Tammy Bruce
"Geithner just keeps finding checkboxes he forgot to click in TurboCompetence." -- Jim Treacher
"Liberals have a core defect: they believe in academic policy first, reality second. They'll fail every time." -- Optimus, Inc.
"Neo-Marxist is a very appropriate label for the majority of the Democratic Party." -- Charlie Greenbacker
Rachel Carson's legacy: some birds are slightly safer but millions of kids die every year.
"Liberal policies have harmed black Americans in ways the Klan could only DREAM of." -- Keith James
Social justice does not apply to the elite ruling class.
Liberal debating playbook: ignore all evidence that contradicts your premise, accuse your opponent of hate speech, declare victory.
"Because [the Leftists] don’t love freedom. They just love having their views prevail, without regard to democracy or human rights." Orson Scott Card
Someone said that if your carbon footprint is lower than Al Gore's, you qualify as green! Horray, we're all greenies now!
All the outraged but always historically-ignorant blather about the Israelis “stealing” of Palestinian land kind of handily overlooks the fact that it was called “Judeah” for, oh, a couple millenia before Islam itself for a friggin’ reason.
"Plame and Wilson are the Bonnie and Clyde of D.C. They're crying all the way to the bank." --
"Libs can't defend their ideas with facts. I used to be a liberal Dem. Their world is based on raw emotion and little else." -- Javantiger
"The left is only tolerant if you agree with them or hate the United States and the founding fathers." -- Tim Owensby
"Giving people like Dodd and Frank more authority is like rewarding an arsonist with gasoline and matches." -- Dan Mitchell
"For the record: I don't give a rat's ass if you are pro life/choice, gay/ straight, white/of color, God loving or not…"
"PETA is to animal lovers as the Westboro Bapist Church is to Christians." -- Mark Urbin
A Democrat is somebody who wants to put your money where his mouth is.
"Liberals live in a comfortable illusion generated by the MSM and Hollywood. No sharp-edged truth is allowed in to burst the bubble."
Al Gore didn't invent the Internet, but he did make up Global Warming.
If you actually turned all your lights off for an hour for the "Earth Hour", you're a gullible idiot.
"For the Liberal mind it's more important to feel good than do good." -- JavanTiger
SOCIALISM: Workable only in Heaven where it isn't needed, and in hell where they've got it!
Cash is privacy. Cash is Freedom.
New democrat slogan: When you're losing an argument, accuse the Republicans of racism
When losing an argument, democrats create a strawman so they can play the victim! Wah!
"To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder." -- Benjamin Disraeli.
"Washington is to the taxpayer as the drug cartels are to the addict."
One man with a gun can control 100 without one. -- Vladimir Lenin
The phrase "You might be a liberal if you think...", is an oxymoron.
"You might be a liberal if you make millions off Global Warming, but your electric bill is larger than New York City's."
You might be a liberal if the facts don't support your theories.
"You might be a liberal if you want your own "National Civilian Force" as well armed as the US military." -- Katy
"The phrase "I was in office for thirty yrs." by definition should never be heard..." -- Steve Simon
"So, you think we should worry less about missile defense than global warming? Hint: Everybody agrees that nuclear missiles exist." -- Jim Treacher
"Question: Why can’t liberals find facts? Answer: They aren’t looking for any." -- Infidels are Cool
"Free market capitalism is far more than economic theory. It is the engine of social mobility—the highway to the American Dream." -- President George W. Bush
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