Posts Tagged: Thomas Friedman


A Huge “Say What?” January 8, 2012 edition [Reader Post]

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President Barack Obama: “We’ve already seen change take pace.  2012 is about reminding the American people how far we’ve traveled.”

DNC Chief Wasserman Schultz: “Frankly, the collection of Republicans that are running for president really are pretty unremarkable. They all embrace extremism and embrace the Tea Party.”


Say What? August 31, 2011 Edition [Reader Post]

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Al Gore: “We need to have an American spring, you know, the Arab spring. The non-violent part of it isn’t finished yet, but we need to have an American spring. A kind of an American Tahrir Square. Non-violent change where people from the grassroots get involved again. Not the, you know, not in the Tea Party style.” Just not real grass roots; just not grass roots movements that disagree with him.


Say What? Aug 2, 2011 edition [Reader Post]

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Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) statement: “The current, so-called `debt crisis’ has been completely manufactured by House Republicans attempting to advance an extremist agenda. This should be a simple vote to allow the US Treasury to fund all of the programs and obligations of the entire federal government that are already in the law.”

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi statement: “It is clear we must enter an era of austerity; to reduce the deficit through shared sacrifice.”


Say What? June 13th, 2011 Edition [Reader Post]

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Chris Matthews, after Mitt Romney said he believed in global warming: “”He [Romney] believes in science. Republicans on the right hate science, remember?  Certainly Rush does.  That’s ahead.  The battle between the college guys and the rubes. ”

Chris Matthews, who is becoming almost a parody of himself: “If [Weiner] stays, [Democrats] never get the leadership [in the House] back. They never get the speakership back. Because the people in the rural areas of this country who are Christian, conservative, culturally – you can say `backward’ if you want – they don’t like this stuff.”


Say What? June 8, 2011 edition [Reader Post]

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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.”