Quote of the Week: September 24, 2006

September 27, 2006

I’m certain that if my husband and his national security team had been shown a classified report entitled ‘Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States’ he would have taken it more seriously than history suggests it was taken by our current president and his national security team. – Hillary Clinton


Quote of the Week: September 17, 2006

September 17, 2006

The business of Progressives is to go on making mistakes. The business of Conservatives is to prevent mistakes from being corrected. – GK Chesterton


Quote of the Week: August 7, 2006

August 6, 2006

Every fundamentalist movement I’ve studied in Judaism, Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut, visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion. – Karen Armstrong


Quote of the Week: July 31, 2006

July 30, 2006

The essence of the Liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held: instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment. – Bertrand Russel


Quote of the Week: July 24, 2006

July 24, 2006

I was raised the old-fashioned way, with a stern set of moral principles: Never lie, cheat, steal or knowingly spread a venereal disease. Never speed up to hit a pedestrian or, or course, stop to kick a pedestrian who has already been hit. From which it followed, of course, that one would never ever — on pain of deletion from dozens of Christmas card lists across the country — vote Republican. – Barbara Ehrenreich


Quote of the Week: July 17, 2006

July 16, 2006

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. – R. Buckminster Fuller


Quote of the Week: July 10, 2006

July 10, 2006

A leader has to lead otherwise he has no business in politics. – Harry Truman