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Thread #62901   Message #1590795
Posted By: Amos
25-Oct-05 - 08:18 PM
Thread Name: BS: Popular Views of the Bush Administration
Subject: RE: BS: Popular Views of the Bush Administration
10 Mind-Numbingly Stupid Quotes by Tom DeLay

1) "So many minority youths had volunteered that there was literally no room
for patriotic folks like myself." --Tom DeLay, explaining at the 1988 GOP
convention why he and vice presidential nominee Dan Quayle did not serve in
the Vietnam War

2) "Now tell me the truth, boys, is this kind of fun?" --Tom Delay,to three
young hurricane evacuees from New Orleans at the Astrodome inHouston, Sept.
9, 2005

3) "I AM the federal government." --Tom DeLay, to the owner of Ruth's Chris
Steak House, on why he should have been allowed to smoke a cigar, despite
federal government regulations banning smoking, May 14,2003

4) "We're no longer a superpower. We're a super-duper power." --TomDeLay,
explaining why America must topple Saddam Hussein in 2002interview with Fox
News

5) "Nothing is more important in the face of a war than cutting taxes."
--Tom DeLay, March 12, 2003

6) "Guns have little or nothing to do with juvenile violence. The causes of
youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the
teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth
control pills." -- Tom DeLay, on causes of the Columbine High Schoolmassacre,
1999

7) "A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide
structure. To provide stability. Not that a woman can't provide stability,
I'm not saying that. It does take a father, though." --TomDeLay, in a
radio interview, Feb. 10, 2004

8) "I don't believe there is a separation of church and state. I think the
Constitution is very clear. The only separation is that there will not be a
government church."   --Tom DeLay

9) "Emotional appeals about working families trying to get by on $4.25 an
hour [the minimum wage in 1996] are hard to resist. Fortunately,such
families do not exist." --Tom DeLay, during a debate in Congress on
increasing the minimum wage, April 23, 1996

10) "I am not a federal employee. I am a constitutional officer. My job is
the Constitution of the United States, I am not a government employee. I am
in the Constitution." -- Tom DeLay, in a CNN interview,Dec. 19, 1995