Thursday, August 12, 2010

Quips, Quotes and Tweets – 8/12/10

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Showdown: Petraeus to ask for more time for Afghanistan mission: Not a surprise given what he said at his confirmation hearing a few weeks ago, but nonetheless this is bound to make an awful lot of people — on both sides — very fidgety. And Tom Maguire’s right: Opposition to the war is at a simmer right now because Democrats control Congress and don’t want to kneecap Obama by cutting off war funding. That equation changes if the GOP retakes the House, though — and not just for Democrats. Will Republicans be as gung ho to keep an unpopular war going once they control the pursestrings again? Especially when even grassroots heroes like Ann Coulter are pounding the table about withdrawal?

"I would guess that Sasha is probably learning some Spanish, maybe she learned a little more Spanish on her trip. The fact is, Spain could use some help too and we need Spain to be stronger economically than it is." -- ABC News' Cokie Roberts on why it was good Michelle spent $400k of taxpayer money vacationing in Spain

Once Again it is the Liberals Wishing Death on Others:
There’s only one way the tragic airplane crash in Alaska that ended the life of former-U.S. Senator Ted Stevens could have been better, according to New Hampshire Democratic activist and State Rep. candidate Keith Halloran: If Sarah Palin had been on it.
  In a Facebook post, Halloran, who describes himself as “an active local citizen and supporter of NH Governor John Lynch,” said of the plane crash, “Just wish Sarah and Levy were on board.”   Yet, liberals describe conservatives as the hateful ones.

“The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.It is the storm within which endangers him, not the storm without.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most Voters Say Obama, Congressional Democrats More Liberal Than They Are:
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 57% of Likely U.S. Voters say the president is more liberal than they are, and 56% say the same of the average Democratic member of Congress.
  Twelve percent (12%) of voters say the president is more conservative than they are, and 13% think the same of the average Democrat in Congress. Read it all...

Alexis De Tocqueville, author of Democracy in America, which was published in [1835], seemed to warn of this day when he wrote: "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money."