I ran for President for the same reason many people came to this country in the first place: Because I believe America should be a place where you can always make it if you try; a place where every child, no matter what they look like, where they come from, should have a chance to succeed... I still believe in that America. . . . That's why I put forward the American Jobs Act. . . . But apparently, none of this matters to Republicans in the Senate.In other words, Republicans don't want minorities or children to succeed!
Vice President Joe Biden:
In 2008, when Flint had 265 sworn officers on their police force, there were 35 murders and 91 rapes in this city. In 2010, when Flint had only 144 police officers, the murder rate climbed to 65 and rapes–just to pick two categories–climbed to 229. In 2011, you now only have 125 shields. God only knows what the numbers will be this year for Flint if we don’t rectify it.In other words, Republicans want more murders and rapes!
Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi:
Under this bill, when the Republicans vote for this bill today, they will be voting to say that women can die on the floor, and health care providers do not have to intervene if this bill is passed. It’s just appalling. I can’t even describe to you the logic of what it is that they are doing.Mark Levin observes:
As a matter of fact, law -- let along medical ethics -- does not permit a woman to "die on the floor" under any of these circumstances.
Did you know that? Nancy Pelosi knows that.
You've heard the President talking to a Latino group, saying -- basically -- Republicans don't want minorities to experience the American dream.
You've heard the Vice President say that Republicans prefer more rapes and murders.
Now you have Nancy Pelosi saying about Republicans, who are merely trying to enforce what Obama had agreed to (Ed: see "President Obama agrees to sign anti-choice executive order") and what had been policy in this country for three decades or so.
That by raising this and trying to enforce this, that is, no federal dollars for abortions, that Republicans want women to die on the floor and health care providers not have to intervene.
What kind of political party is it that has to build a strategy built upon such truly sick lies?
It is a political party without a soul. It is a political party that is so bereft of ideas and substance, so out of touch with the American people, that it has to resort to this.
This is why there will be a wave election. A landslide of sorts, certainly when it comes to the Congress, I believe. Because the American people are not going to fall for this crap any more.
Even in some families there are Democrats and Republicans. If you're a Democrat and you have a family member who's a Republican, do you believe they support women 'dying on the floor'? And a law preventing medical assistance from treating her?
What kind of a sick mind comes up with examples like this?
Perhaps it's one whose son -- Pelosi's boy -- benefited from his mother's connections to Countrywide, where his name was on the list to be laid off. Suddenly his name's off the list, and he's safe. Could it be that kind of mind?
Perhaps it's a mind that demands a particularly large military aircraft to fly her, her family, and friends back and forth to Washington, while you and I also pay for their booze and their food while she and her husband are worth $60 to $80 million. Could it be that kind of mind?
Or perhaps it's a mind that claims to stand up for unions, when her own winery and restaurants are non-union. That kind of mind?
Yeah, I think so.