Friday, April 22, 2005

Did they REALLY say these things??

"I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn't study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people." - Dan Quayle

"You say you're supposed to be nice to the Episcopalians and the Presbyterians and the Methodists and this, that, and the other thing. Nonsense. I don't have to be nice to the spirit of the anti-Christ." – Pat Robertson, The 700 Club, January 14, 1991

"Why don't they get new jobs if they're unhappy — or go on Prozac?" - Bush campaign worker Susan Sheybani's musings on employee options in the weak U.S. job market.

"Capital punishment is our society's recognition of the sanctity of human life." - Republican U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch

Billy Graham, speaking about Jews in America: "This stranglehold has got to be broken or the country's going down the drain." Richard Nixon: "You believe that?" Graham: "Yes sir." Nixon: "Oh boy, so do I. I can't ever say that, but I believe it. - From Nixon's secret White House Tapes

"...and of course there are the 39 million greedy geezers collecting Social Security. The greatest generation rewarded itself with a pretty big meal. --Right-wing columnist Ann Coulter

"I have seen these liberal psychologists and sociologists talk about there is no need for the man in the family. 'The woman can take care of it. A woman can take care of the family.' It takes a man to provide structure. To provide stability. " – House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX)

"Women are best suited for secretarial work, decorating cakes, and counter sales, like selling lingerie. --South Carolina Republican Representative Larry Koon

"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment, it is the impurities in our air and water that are doing it." --Former Vice President Dan Quayle

Tom Delay's shouted reply when he was told it was a federal law that he couldn't smoke his cigar in a no-smoking area: "I AM the federal law!"

"We will never stop thinking of ways to harm America." --George W. Bush


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