Thursday, July 1, 2010

Quips & Quotes – 7/1/10

HYPOCRISY Watch! Can you believe it? Reform you can believe in? (Obama's new strategy) So if you can’t get re-elected selling people what they don’t want, what do you do? Obama’s not stupid. He knows people are angry. So how to prevent them from taking that anger out on him? Simple, try to confuse them about why they’re angry and make them think you’re going to fix the problem. In other words, sell yourself as a reformer. Read it all…

Obamunism! Government is not the solution - Big Brother will support you only if you do what it wants. Remember, our president has never met a payroll, provided goods or services that consumers were willing to pay for or provided jobs with his own money or that of investors willing to trust him. Why should Americans think his nanny-state rhetoric will solve America’s problems?

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.” Thomas Jefferson

Around the bend even more than usual these days, Pelosi says Unemployment Checks Best Way to Create Jobs:!  I think I’m catching on to Pelosi’s line of reasoning though (which, frankly, frightens me): If unemployment is the best way to create jobs, then the economy won’t be fully functioning until nobody’s working, and that’s another goal Obama, Pelosi, Reid & company can now boast about helping us get closer to.

Weekly Standard columnist P.J. O'Rourke: "Barack Obama is more irritating than the other nuisances on the left. Nancy Pelosi needs a session on the ducking stool, of course. But everyone with an ugly divorce has had a Nancy. She's vexatious and expensive to get rid of, but it's not like we give a damn about her. Harry Reid is going house to house selling nothing anybody wants. Slam the door on him and the neighbor's Rottweiler will do the rest. And Barney Frank is self-punishing. Imagine being trapped inside Barney Frank. The secret to the Obama annoyance is snotty lecturing."