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Saturday, November 26, 2005

Sad, but Funny Quotes

10 Unbelievable Quotes from Tom Delay

1) "So many minority youths had volunteered that there was literally no room for patriotic folks like myself." --Tom DeLay, explaining at the 1988 GOP convention why he and vice presidential nominee Dan Quayle did not fight in the Vietnam War

2) "Now tell me the truth boys, is this kind of fun?" -Tom Delay, to three young hurricane evacuees from New Orleans at the Astrodome in Houston, Sept. 9, 2005

3) "I AM the federal government." -Tom DeLay, to the owner of Ruth's Chris Steak House, after being told to put out his cigar because of federal government regulations banning smoking in the building, May 14, 2003

4) "We're no longer a superpower. We're a super-duper power." -Tom DeLay, explaining why America must topple Saddam Hussein in 2002 interview with Fox News

5) "Nothing is more important in the face of a war than cutting taxes." -Tom DeLay, March 12, 2003

6) "Guns have little or nothing to do with juvenile violence. The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills." -Tom DeLay, on causes of the Columbine High School massacre, 1999

7) "A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure. To provide stability. Not that a woman can't provide stability, I'm not saying that... It does take a father, though." -Tom DeLay, in a radio interview, Feb. 10, 2004

8) "I don't believe there is a separation of church and state. I think the Constitution is very clear. The only separation is that there will not be a government church." -Tom DeLay

9) "Emotional appeals about working families trying to get by on $4.25 an hour [the minimum wage in 1996] are hard to resist. Fortunately, such families do not exist." -Tom DeLay, during a debate in Congress on increasing the minimum wage, April 23, 1996

10) "I am not a federal employee. I am a constitutional officer. My job is the Constitution of the United States, I am not a government employee. I am in the Constitution." -Tom DeLay, in a CNN interview, Dec. 19, 1995

2 comments:

douglas novack said...

tom delay is the poster child of the attitude and arrogance of the republican party.....tom delay is a friend of the bush administration and clearly represents their blunt attempt to high jack our country with misrepresentations, criminal activity, deception and lies. they have sabotaged our country's dignity and trust around the world. they are no better than saddam hussien, hitler, mao or lennen....sadly, they drape themseslves in the american flag, god and the american way......they have ruined our country, brought us to near bankruptcy, depleted our military, turned their backs on our economy and brought us to a near third world nation......in just a few years, the republican party, led by the likes of dick cheney, george bush and tom delay have destroyed what was once the greatest country in the world. they should be brought to justice and tried as war criminals and charged with treason.....tom, dick and bush belong in jail....it will take years and a strong leader to bring our country back to where we were just five years ago.....our biggest threat and terrorist live in the white house.......

douglas novack said...

there is actually eleven, tom delay said, "i get my daily inspriation from a young indian hindu that post a new quote everyday but when he stopped posting daily quotes, my goodness turned to evil and i was led down a crooked path of deception, lies and political criminal acts. if only that nice young indian hindu boy would have posted those daily quotes that kept my life in tact."