Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

Quote of the Day

Friday, May 9th, 2008

An anonymous Roane County citizen on the alleged gay nudist “resort”:

“We have between $40 and $60 Million dollars in school needs and a haywire $10 million jail project and you don’t hear much of a peep out of folks, but let gays and lesbians threaten to take their clothes off at a private resort…”

Quote of the Day

Friday, April 4th, 2008

There is no such thing as a pledged delegate.

- Hillary Clinton (via Brendan Loy)

Quote of the Day

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

From the NH Republican debate:

ROMNEY: “Don’t mischaracterize my position.”

HUCKABEE: “Which one?”

Quote of the Day

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Parkey Strader:

“With politics like it is, I don’t like it anymore… Politics is ugly now, and I don’t enjoy it. I might as well get out and give someone else the chance to think about running.”

Via Rob Huddleston

(Idiotic) Quote of the Day

Friday, October 5th, 2007

“Why do we wear pins? Because our country is under attack!” — Sean Hannity

Via PoliBlog

Quote of the Day

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

Music City Oracle:

That reminds me of a response I once heard to someone asking what an economist was. “An economist,” it was helpfully explained, “is like an accountant, without the personality.”

Quote of the Day

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Steven Taylor:

What do you call a policy that spends billions of dollars, makes the problem that the policy is designed to address worse, and yet everyone involved in making that policy wants to expand it? You call it the “War on Drugs.”

Quote of the Day

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

“[T]he quickest path to anarchism may be understanding the fundamental idea that the desire for power is the best disqualification for holding it.” – Jon

Orwellian Quote of the Day

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

Senator Doug Jackson’s anti-Girls Gone Wild bill is apparently advancing. Sen. Jackson has this little gem of a quote:

But Jackson said he’s not infringing on anyone’s constitutional right.

“This is not a First Amendment issue,” he said. “What this is about is whether a pornographer in California should be able to market his illegal product in the state of Tennessee and companies that do business in Tennessee profit from the selling of obscenity.”

Translation: This has nothing to do with restricting free speech. It’s just an effort to outlaw speech I don’t like.

Quote of the Day

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

“That’s why we criminalize pot and ecstasy, and allow massive distribution of booze and tobacco. Marijuana is a gateway drug, after all. If you smoke it you might move on to far more dangerous substances, like beer.” – Andrew Sullivan