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Not with a Bang, but a Whimper

"Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" - Patrick Henry, 1775

"A government of the people, by the people and for the people." - Pres. Abraham Lincoln, 1863

"We have nothing to fear but fear itself!" - Pres. Franklin Roosevelt, 1933*

"That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind." - Neil Armstrong, 1969

"Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" - Pres. Ronald Reagan, 1987

"This war is lost." - Sen. Harry Ried (D), 2007

"When you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybody." - Barack Obama, 2008

"If you touch my junk, I'll have you arrested." - John Tyner, 2010


Happy Thanksgiving, one and all.

*Date correct. Thanks to Michael Laprarie.


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Comments (16)

Since you put it that way, ... (Below threshold)
glenn:

Since you put it that way, why should I worry about what happens from now on? Only one way to go from here.

Where are we going and what... (Below threshold)

Where are we going and what are we doing in this handbasket? -- Anon.

I'm not planning on just ro... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

I'm not planning on just rolling over any time soon.

"When you come to a fork in... (Below threshold)
iwogisdead:

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it."

-- Yogi Berra

Adam Savage meets TSA:... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:
"Get over it. I won". The s... (Below threshold)
WildWillie:

"Get over it. I won". The start of Obama's reaching across the isle. ww

"The only thing we have to ... (Below threshold)

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" is from FDR's first inaugural address, March 4, 1933.

Sorry but I'm a sticker about these things.

Who is this implied 'we' an... (Below threshold)
Gmac:

Who is this implied 'we' and why are you including me because I'm damn sure not gonna 'wimper' ... Don't make me go all Patrick Henry on you.

Never have wimpe... (Below threshold)
irongrampa:

Never have wimpered--but then I don't whimper either.

SECEDE!I'd love to... (Below threshold)
TexBob:

SECEDE!

I'd love to leave the two left coasts to the libtards and let them support themselves and their welfare leeches.

"When you spread t... (Below threshold)
Eric:
"When you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybody." - Barack Obama, 2008

Or put another way

Tax the Rich
Feed the Poor
Til there are no rich no more
And everyone is poor and hungry

You forgot that stentorian ... (Below threshold)
LeBron Steinman:

You forgot that stentorian statement, etched in granite , that will stand the test of time:

"Can't I just eat my waffle?"

Contrast Harry Truman's "ra... (Below threshold)
Caesar Augustus:

Contrast Harry Truman's "rain of ruin" speech with Harry Reid's "this war is lost" musing, and that tells you pretty much all you need to know about the modern Democratic Party.

SECEDE!I'... (Below threshold)
AJB:

SECEDE!

I'd love to leave the two left coasts to the libtards and let them support themselves and their welfare leeches.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2004/09/red_states_feed.html

"Red States Feed at Federal Trough, Blue States Supply the Feed"

No secede! Us minority rea... (Below threshold)
epador:

No secede! Us minority realists on the left and right coasts do not want to be sent to re-education camps.

"We have to pass this bill ... (Below threshold)
Olsoljer:

"We have to pass this bill to find out what's in it." Nancy Pelosi




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