Friday, July 2, 2010

Quips & Quotes – 7/2/10

"Better to dwell in freedom's hall,
With a cold damp floor and mouldering wall,
Than bow the head and bend the knee
In the proudest palace of slaverie."
-- Thomas Moore

More "Proof" of BHO's "Competence" - 40MM flu doses vaccine thrown out a cost of $260B. Remember when David Axelrod went on The Daily Show, and asserted that the Obama administration had shown a "baseline level of competence" in its handling of the swine flu -- using it as an example of why people should trust the government? How unfortunate for him, then, that Americans are learning about the incredible waste and mismanagement that has occurred in the wake of the "pandemic that never was" -- with 40 million doses of the vaccine being thrown out, at the cost of $260 billion. Among the reasons for the waste, according to the piece: "Much of the vaccine was not ready until late 2009, after the largest wave of swine flu illnesses passed."

Lie: “[Unemployment checks] create jobs faster than almost any other initiative you can name.” --Esteemed economist Nancy Pelosi.