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Great Orators of the Democrat Party--Past and Present

'One man with courage makes a majority.'
- Andrew Jackson

'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.'
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

'The buck stops here.'
- Harry S. Truman

'Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.'
- John F. Kennedy


And for today's Democrats...


'It depends what your definition of 'IS' is?'
- Bill Clinton

'That Obama - I would like to cut his NUTS off.'
- Jesse Jackson

'Those rumors are false .... I believe in the sanctity of marriage.'
- John Edwards

'I invented the Internet.'
- Al Gore

'It doesn't matter if the planet is cooling and plants need it to live. We still have to ban carbon dioxide.'
- Henry Waxman

'The next Person that tells me I'm not religious, I'm going to shove my rosary beads up their ASS.'
- Joe Biden

' America is--is no longer, uh, what it--it, uh, could be, uh what it was once was...uh, and I say to myself, 'uh, I don't want that future, uh, uh for my children.'
- Barack Obama

'I have campaigned in all 57 states.
- Barack Obama

'You don't need God anymore, you have us democrats.'
- Nancy Pelosi

'Paying taxes is voluntary.'
- Harry Reid

'Bill is the greatest husband and father I know. No one is more faithful, true, and honest than he.'
- Hillary Clinton

'The days of "traditional values" and strong foreign policy are over.'
- Chuck Schumer

'I do not regard Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as problems, I regard them as great assets. I do not think we are facing any kind of a crisis. Fannie and Freddie pose no threat to the Treasury.'
- Barney Frank

HOW LUCKY CAN WE BE TO HAVE SUCH BRILLIANT MINDS IN CHARGE OF OUR COUNTRY

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Luckily, we had a Republican for president for the past eight years who came up with so many brilliant statements. Here is just a small sample of 50:

50 Stupid Things Bush Said

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Classics in both posts!
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Number 40 on the Bush's idiot statement list is mind boggling. How could this country elect this man into presidency? Twice? The man who started two wars without having any clue what a war is?
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Difference is the Bush list is true. The Dem list is not. Look at this entry in JH's list: 'I invented the Internet.' - Al Gore

Erm, busted.

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Difference is the Bush list is true. The Dem list is not. Look at this entry in JH's list: 'I invented the Internet.' - Al Gore

Erm, busted.
The whole list is a lie because one is mis-quoted?
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Yes, one intentional misquote makes the entire list suspect. You don't agree?

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Yes, one intentional misquote makes the entire list suspect. You don't agree?
No, it makes the one mis-quote suspect. I'm sure if someone gave a shit they could go through the Bush list and find a mistake too. I don't give a shit so I won't, but you get the idea.
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Except it wasn't an innocent mistake, it was intentional, which suggests the entire list as a parody. Find something similar in the Bush list, and I'll gladly apply the same criteria.

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Well, whatever – but as Dan Quayle once noted the United States is the greatest planet on Earth, can’t argue with that:

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