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Four Color Politics

Mainly the Quotes of the Morning, with occasional Other Crap.

Friday, February 25, 2005

Quotes of the Morning: February Follies

“Submitted for your approval, some highlights from February.”
-Skippy


“This notion that the United States is getting ready to attack Iran is simply ridiculous. And having said that, all options are on the table.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush, Brussels, Belgium, Feb. 22, 2005

“Now, if you're a worker who earns 35 dollars a year over your lifetime, and this system were in effect where you could put 4 percent of your payroll taxes in a personal account, and you start at age 20, by the time you retire, your personal account would grow to $250,000. That's compounding rate of interest.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush , Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 10, 2005

“That is apparently very, very compounding interest..”
-Skippy


“DUBYA: Andrew Biggs is with us. He is the Associate Commissioner for Retirement Policy of the Social Security Administration, Washington, D.C. In other words, he is an expert on the subject. Andrew, step forth. Let the people of Arkansas -- no, sit forth -- let the people of Arkansas --

DR. BIGGS: Thanks very much.
DUBYA: Tell them whether or not we got a problem or not, from your perspective.
DR. BIGGS: Put simply, we do, in fact, have a problem.
DUBYA: By the way, this guy -- PhD. See, I was a C student. He's a PhD, so he's probably got a little more credibility. I do think it's interesting and should be heartening for all C students out there, notice who's the President and who's the advisor. All right, Andrew, get going. Andrew's got a good sense of humor.“
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush , Little Rock, Arkansas, Feb. 4, 2005

“Oh George, It’s so cute when you go on those little power trips and belittle your advisors. And we come down to the remaining nations of the Coalition of the Willing I guess..”
-Skippy


“The United States and the U.S. stand together in support of the Iraqi people and the new Iraqi government, which will soon come into action.”
-George ‘Dubya’ Bush, Brussels, Belgium, Feb. 22, 2005

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