Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Today's Top Quotes

1."A lot of people think he is hollow. When he ran as a pro-life candidate but would not change abortion law.... Then he says I'm also against the death penalty but then when people support it he says he will sign death warrants. Then on stem cell research he says I'm pro-life. He will execute people despite his moral objections but he won't allow stem cell research? He just won't take a principled stand..." – Writer Ben Tribbet commenting on Virginia Governor Tim Kaine’s career since his ascension on Obama’s VP shortlist.

2."I will be asking Chairman Conyers to consider legislation to ensure that the politicization of hiring of career employees at the Justice Department never happens again." Speaker Nancy Pelosi states in reference to claims that the Bush administration hired and fired lawyers based on Bush loyalty.

3."Instead of conducting witch hunts, we should consider bipartisan legislation to reduce the price of gas, reduce crime and secure the borders." Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas, the top panel Republican, attacking the Democrat-led effort to cite former top White House aide Karl Rove for contempt of Congress for failing to appear at a July 10 hearing on allegations of White House influence over the Justice Department.

4.I would remind you, I said we would have an easy victory. We did. – Presumptive Republican nominee John McCain referring to the Iraq War on Larry King Live