Vice President Joe Biden: “All in all we’re going to be creating somewhere between 100[,000] and 200,000 jobs next month, I predict.”
Senate Majority leader Harry Reid: “I am encouraged that the private sector is continuing to grow and add jobs.”
Jemu Greene: “Slow growth is still growth overall.”
Reporter Justin Farmer: “I took in the man himself, this man, President Barack Obama. Regardless of one’s political leanings, there’s no doubt this is a gifted and complex man. Think about what he ponders in any given day?”
Justin Farmer: “I admit as he was answering one of my questions, I did look carefully at his face. (Our chairs were oddly placed almost uncomfortably close.) I pondered the responsibility, the challenges this one man bears.”
Egyptian television people are beginning to say that the Muslim Brotherhood have taken over the Egyptian revolution, and the revolutionary youth have been replaced by bearded men with guns.
A group of Muslims attacked Ayman Anwar Mitri, a 45 year old Christian Coptic man in the Upper Egyptian town of Qena, cutting off his ear. The Muslims claimed they were applying Sharia law because Mr. Mitri allegedly had an illicit affair with a Muslim woman. Mr. Mitri, a low grade administrator at a secondary school, from elHasweya, in Qena, 492 KM from Cairo, had rented his flat to two Muslim sisters, Abeer and Sabrin Saif Al-Nasr, through an agent. After nine months he learned the sisters had been indicted for prostitution, so he asked them to leave and they did.
President Obama: “To the people of Egypt, particularly the young people of Egypt, I want to be clear: We hear your voices.”
President Obama from less than a year ago about much larger demonstrations all over America: “So I’ve been a little amused over the last couple of days where people have been having these rallies about taxes. You would think they would be saying thank you.” and “Those of you who are watching certain news channels on which I’m not very popular, and you see folks waving tea bags around…”
Liberals: When asked about the President’s aloofness, Joe Biden responded: “And I find nothing, nothing about him that’s aloof…I think what it is, is he’s so brilliant. He is an intellectual.” Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner: “It is very important to keep politics out of monetary policy.” Jame Floyd, former Clinton advisor, on MSNBC, giving what… Read more »