Thursday, December 19, 2013

2013 in Review: Top Political Quotes.

These are my top political quotes from this past year.

27. “What we need to do in this PC world is forget about unanimity of speech and unanimity of thought and we need to concentrate on being respectful of those people with whom we disagree.” –Dr. Ben Carson

26. “The only place that would employ Dennis Kucinich was Fox News and that was only after Keebler let him out of his contract.” –Ann Coulter

25. “As I answered before, congressman, we will be open for open enrollment Oct. 1. We are on track to meet the Oct. 1 deadline.” –Kathleen Sebelius (in April)
24. “So they would just have me saying, ‘Thank you Lord for the food, thank you for loving us. Amen.’ So I said, ‘Why would you cut out ‘In Jesus’ name?’ They said, ‘Well those editors are probably doing that. They just think that they don’t want to offend some of the Muslims or something.’” –Phil Robertson

23. “This is not some damn game!” –John Boehner

22. “Interesting fact: did you know that the number of speeches Obama has made about affordable health care is greater than the number of people who have actually signed up for affordable healthcare?” –Jimmy Kimmel
21. “There are still generations of people, older people, who were born and bred and marinated in it, in that prejudice and racism, and they just have to die.” –Oprah Winfrey
20. “If we agreed to wage a war on women, I wasn’t at the meeting because if I had been, I would have told Republicans that, ‘You’re too late. Democrats already won that war.’ The keynote speaker at the Democratic national convention this year was forcible rapist Bill Clinton. The convention also featured a loving tribute to Teddy Kennedy, who I believe has the only confirmed kill in the war on women. I half expected Charles Manson to show up…” –Ann Coulter
19. “Let us vote to provide for unemployment insurance for working men and women so that faces across America will not have the tear of desperation on their face.” –Sheila Jackson Lee
18. “There are literally teachers now who are getting pink slips, who are getting notices that they can’t come back this fall.” –Arne Duncan
17. “The president is saying, I won’t negotiate. I won’t have a conversation. Even though, President Reagan negotiated with Democrats who controlled the Congress back then. Even though President George Herbert Walker Bush had a conversation about raising the debt limit. During the Clinton administration, there were three fights over the debt limit.” –John Boehner
16. “The cupboard is bare.” –Nancy Pelosi
15.  During the government shutdown, Harry Reid was asked if he would pass the Republican bill to reinstate funding for children with cancer.  His response: “Why would we want to do that?” –Harry Reid
14. “We’re going to do a challenge. I’m going to try and download every movie ever made and you are going to try to sign up for Obamacare — and we’ll see which happens first.” –John Stewart to Kathleen Sebelius
13. “When reporters act like jerks, you need to treat them that way back. They don't have some vaulted status in our society that they get to act like jerks and not be treated like a jerk back. The guy's a complete idiot, self-consumed, underpaid reporter." –Chris Christie
12. “I can’t believe any conservative would consider this a budget deal.” –Rand Paul
11. “I intend to speak in support of defunding ObamaCare until I am no longer able to stand.” –Ted Cruz (Then proceeded to read the Bible, Green Eggs and Ham, and quote Duck Dynasty.)
10. “Buy a shotgun… Fire two blasts outside the house” –Joe Biden
and then...
9. “Just fire the shotgun through the door” –Joe Biden
8. “What difference at this point does this make?” –Hillary Clinton
7. “President Obama has stopped using the word ObamaCare in his speeches, he now calls it the Affordable Care Act. See, that’s not a good sign. When even Obama is trying to distance himself from ObamaCare. ‘Oh no no… that’s BidenCare!’” –Jay Leno
6. “It’s funny, I talk to some of my friends and they don’t want to to get a job at Starbucks. They don’t want to get a job at, wherever, because they feel like it’s below them. And I think the only thing that can be below you is to not have a job. Go work until you can get the job that you want to have.” –Ashton Kutcher
5. “…Democrats sticking together.  It is really striking.  It is as if Harry Reid cracks the whip, and 55 of them, like lemmings, go off the cliff.” –Ted Cruz
4. “When did we reach a point where you have to have a certain philosophy because of the color of your skin?” –Dr. Ben Carson
3. “The only evidence they have for the Republican war on women is apparently some taxpayers don’t feel obliged to pay for Sandra Fluke’s birth control.  I think that hair cut is birth control enough.” –Ann Coulter
2. “Embrace the suck.” –Nancy Pelosi
1. “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. Period.” –Barrack Obama (36 times over the years to be exact.  And that doesn't count other Democrats like Mary Landrieu.)



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