Skip to comments.Say What?...Silly Things Liberals Say; Oct 31st Edition
Posted on 10/31/2011 6:56:28 PM PDT by Starman417
President Obama: "The average income for the top one percent of Americans has risen almost seven times faster than the income of the average middle class family. And this has happened during a period where the cost of everything from health care to college has skyrocketed."
President Obama: "Now, in this country, we don't begrudge anyone wealth or success - we encourage it. We celebrate it. But America is better off when everyone has had the chance to get ahead - not just those at the top of the income scale. The more Americans who prosper, the more America prospers." No one can argue with those sentiments. How, how exactly government spending $1.4 trillion more than it takes in accomplishes that, is quite a different matter.
President Barack Obama: "The one thing that we absolutely know for sure is that if we don't work even harder than we did in 2008, then we're going to have a government that tells the American people, `you are on your own.'"
President Obama: "I intend to do everything in my power right now to act on behalf of the American people with or without Congress. We can't wait for Congress to do its job. So where they won't act, I will."
Obama: "The truth is, we can no longer wait for Congress to do its job. The middle-class families who've been struggling for years are tired of waiting. They need help now. So where Congress won't act, I will."
President Obama: [Americans with federal loans] could see their payments go down by hundreds [of dollars] per month...[and] it won't cost taxpayers a dime."
President Obama on the changes which he unilaterally instituted: "[These changes] won't cost taxpayers a dime but will save you money and will save you time."
Michelle Obama: Let's not forget about what it meant when my husband appointed those two brilliant Supreme Court justices - (applause) - and for the first time in history, our daughters - and our sons - watched three women take their seats on our nation's highest court. (Applause.) But more importantly, let's not forget the impact those decisions will have on our lives for decades to come - on our privacy and security, on whether we can speak freely, worship openly, and love whomever we choose. That is what's at stake here
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz : "My hair is an asset. As a politician, it helps me get noticed. It helps me get talked about."
President Obama: "I am biased, but I think Nancy [Pelosi] was one of the best Speakers of the House this country ever had."
Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: "It's no use asking me about specific things until we see the whole package. I`m not making any judgment about any package until I see the fuller package that it's a part of."
Pelosi: "The American people are rejecting the Tea Party Republican agenda that puts tax breaks for the wealthiest people in our country ahead of creating jobs."
Vice President Joe Biden at a Democrat party meeting in Walt Disney resorts: "It's time to stand up. It's time to fight back. We are looking for this fight."
Former President Bill Clinton: "I have a pretty good idea how the 21st century works and (pause) there's not a single successful country on the planet that operates on the theory that the government is the problem (pause) not one. Every successful country has both a strong private economy and a smart, strong government that work together to provide economic opportunity, educational opportunity, provide decent health care and get into the future."
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: "These `supercommittee' Democrats have put all their concessions on the table up front in the vain hope that the Republicans might reciprocate, but it doesn't work that way. In this political climate, concessions beget more concessions - not a workable compromise."
Eric Holder, U.s. Attorney General: In this state, too many are willing to turn their backs on our immigrant past. By the way, we're not going to let that happen at the United States Department of Justice.
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