Monday, July 26, 2010

Best Quotes This Week. . .

Not Much To Add To The Following Quotes - Enjoy . . .

“... not everybody is hurting.  While the middle class disappears and poverty increases the wealthiest people in our country are not only doing extremely well, they are using their wealth and political power to protect and expand their very privileged status at the expense of everyone else.” – Sen. Bernie Sanders

“As we stand here today we don't have one Republican vote.” – Sen. John Kerry on Senate Democrats' decision to abandon climate change bill

“Foremost among those realities is the extraordinary militarization of this nation in the post-9/11 era, and the skewing of public debate such that options that don’t involve massive uses of force are essentially disregarded -- actually dismissed as dangerous, when in fact it is war that is dangerous.  This goes a long way to explaining so many of the poor decisions made by our leaders that individually, but only briefly, get the attention of the mass media.” - Dan Froomkin, on Tom Englehart

“Once everybody realized they'd been duped by Breitbart and Fox News - and a hat-tip to CNN and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for doing the heavy lifting to expose the story for the bag of crap that it was - everybody backpedaled and apologized to Sherrod...everybody except Breitbart and Fox, that is.  They pretty much said the whole thing was the fault of the NAACP and Obama for promoting reverse racism in America.  Yeah, they actually did, which makes you wonder what one has to do to lose credibility in the realm of right-wing news.  Andrew Breitbart and Roger Ailes could bend over double and take a dump on their own faces in the middle of the Washington Mall, and they’d still have plenty of people who treat their swill as if it were holy writ.” - William Rivers Pitt, in “The Dog Whistles”

Op-Ed toon below; by Jim Morin, Because Sometimes ‘Jest’ Just Really Exposes Reality.

by Jim Morin

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Just curious...  Why the fuck do you keep “allowing”,
(without any fight, not even any real protests,)
your own, (and the rest of ours,) destructions?!?

Seriously - Why?!?

Is it simply that you lack the courage?


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