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Four Color Politics

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

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Quotes of the Morning: Representing


“Ok, most of these are pretty old, but these are the kinds of people still working as representatives of the people in Washington and state capitols. Some (DeLay) actually have more power now than they did when they said this stuff. Think about that for a few.”
-Skippy


"Quit looking at the symbols. Get out and get a job. Quit shooting each other. Quit having illegitimate babies."
- State Rep. John Graham Altman (R-SC), addressing African-American concerns about the 'symbol' of the Confederate Flag, January 24, 1997

"Two things made this country great: White men & Christianity. The degree these two have diminished is in direct proportion to the corruption and fall of the nation. Every problem that has arisen (sic) can be directly traced back to our departure from God's Law and the disenfranchisement of White men."
- State Rep. Don Davis (R-NC), emailed to every member of the North Carolina House and Senate, reported by the Fayetteville Observer, August 22,2001

"My biggest fear is going to be going to the funeral of some young Iowa man or woman who dies in this conflict and having their mother or father come up to me and ask whether or not their son or daughter died for America, or died to save Bill Clinton's presidency. I don't know what I would say to those grieving parents. For that reason I believe the President must resign immediately."
- Rep. Jim Nussle (R-IA), December 18, 1998

“God forbid you criticize the war in Iraq though..”
-Skippy


"The homosexual blitzkrieg has been better planned and executed than Hitler's."
- Rep. William Dannemeyer (R-CA), August 1, 1994

"Emotional appeals about working families trying to get by on $4.25 an hour are hard to resist. Fortunately, such families do not exist."
- Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX), House Majority Whip, April 23, 1996

"Get rid of the guy. Impeach him, censure him, assassinate him."
- Rep. James Hansen (R-UT), talking about President Clinton, as reported by journalist Steve Miner of KSUB radio who overheard his conversation, November 1, 1998

"Environmentalists are a socialist group of individuals that are the tool of the Democrat Party. I'm proud to say that they are my enemy. They are not Americans, never have been Americans, never will be Americans."
- Rep. Don Young (R-AK), August 19, 1996

1 Comments:

Blogger Mark said...

Frightening.

12:38 PM  

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