“Nobody has ever lived on this earth with the prosperity, the tranquillity, the safety, the security, the freedom and the peace that we Americans have enjoyed. Europe is governed by a concern for the well-being of the collective. That’s what they care about. What makes us different is we begin with the liberty of the individual. We got it right, and they got it wrong.”
Former Republican House Majority Leader
Currently paid $500,000 annually as a Freedom Works lobbyist and TEA Party organizer
"Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It's about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people."
"Only two kinds of people can afford the luxury of acting on principle, those with absolute power and those with none and no desire to get any...everyone else who wants to be effective in politics has to learn to be ‘unprincipled’ enough to compromise in order to see their principles succeed."
at 11/20/2009 Posted by Sunny Badger
“You know, I discern more of a difference between then, which was under the Bush administration whom I was criticizing, and now, when it is the Obama administration and an entirely different tone was taken."
Former CNN Commentator
at 11/18/2009 Posted by Sunny Badger
"The reason people are poor in America is not because they lack money, it's because poor people in America lack values, character, and the ability to work hard."
Conservative Radio Talk Show Host
"Every American kid should be required to watch videotape of the poor in New Orleans and see how they suffered because they couldn't get out of town. And then every teacher should tell the students, "If you refuse to learn, if you refuse to work hard, if you become addicted, if you live a gangsta life, you will be poor and powerless just like man of those in New Orleans."
FOX News Talk Show Host and Former War Correspondent
at 11/15/2009 Posted by Sunny Badger