Category Archives: In their own words

The Morning Quotes (A Comedy in 3 Acts)

First up, stirring words from a commencement address: “When you started school, the country was an inspiring, uplifting drama. … You are graduating into a tragic, dumbass comedy.” –Robert De Niro, at Brown’s commencement yesterday in Providence, R.I. And then … Continue reading

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Notorious RBG Says…

“Let’s hope members of Congress, the members Allegheny College has already honored — Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. John McCain [R-Ariz.] — the women of the Senate, Sens. Dianne Feinstein [D-Calif.] and Lindsey Graham — let’s hope that they … Continue reading

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Then and Now, Now and Then

You know the drill: first we look at what someone said way back when, and then we compare it to what they are saying now: First the Then: Why did @BarackObama let Iran keep our drone? Now it is going … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

“‘Other than destroying every instrument of democracy in his own country, having opposition people killed, dismembering neighbors through military force and being the benefactor of the butcher of Damascus, he’s a good guy,’ “Bless his heart,” Senatorette Miss Lindsey Graham … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

Human bowling jacket Maine Governor Paul LePage (thanks Charlie!) left a voice mail to Democratic State Rep. Drew Gattine: “Mr. Gattine, this is Gov. Paul Richard LePage,” the audio recording says. “I would like to talk to you about your … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

“With President Trump, I’m ready to get off defense and go on offense. Trump is going to slaughter some sacred cows, and I’m ready for the barbecue.” –The Pride of Texas, Rep. Blake Farenthold

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The Afternoon Quote

Holy crackers! Huckabee’s done it again! “And they’re getting what they justly deserve, they’re getting spanked,” he continued. “And they need to be happy they’re only getting spanked and not executed, because there is seething rage out in the country … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

Shorter Tom Cotton: “It’s All About ME!” “[American voters have] rendered something of a split decision in the last two elections,” he said. “In 2012, they did elect President Obama, in part to nominate justices and judges, but in 2014 they … Continue reading

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Your Daily Gohmert

Screwie Louie was one of only four members of the house to vote against a bill that would have the National Science Foundation recruit women into the sciences. Said Screwie Louie in defending his vote: “And then probably 25 years … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

She Sounds Nice Another rational Republican considers rounding ’em up: Rhode Island state Sen. Elaine Morgan (R) said in an email Tuesday that she opposes resettling Syrian refugees because “[t]he Muslim religion and philosophy is to murder, rape, and decapitate … Continue reading

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