Saturday, March 15, 2003

Only in America: Politicians of America

These are REAL quotes!!

I want to make sure everybody who has a job wants a job
(George Bush, during his Presidential campaign)

This is a great day for France!
(Richard Nixon, while attending Charles De Gaulle's funeral)

For seven and a half years I've worked alongside President Reagan. We've had triumphs. Made some mistakes. We've had some sex ... uh... setbacks.
(George Bush)

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy. But that could change.
(Dan Quayle)

I am honored today to begin my first term as the Governor of Baltimore - that is Maryland.
(William Donald Schaefer, first inaugural address)

The caribou love it. They rub against it and they have babies. There are more caribou in Alaska than you can shake a stick at.
(George Bush, on the Alaska pipeline)

If I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough I would be convinced that we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed.
(Ronald Reagan)

My fellow Americans, I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.
(Ronald Reagan, about to go on the air for a radio broadcast, unaware that the microphone was already on)

Now we are trying to get unemployment to go up and I think we're going to succeed.
(Ronald Reagan)

Walter Mondale: George Bush doesn't have the manhood to apologize.
Bush: Well, on the manhood thing, I'll put mine up against his any time.

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