This Week In Quotes: Jan 21 – Jan 27

But we also know that the very founders that wrote those documents worked tirelessly until slavery was no more in the United States. — Michelle Bachmann

I would not refer to (Mubarak) as a dictator. — Joe Biden

I got a quality education that took me on to a law degree from the University of Chicago and advanced degrees from Harvard. — Carol Moseley Braun lies about having a degree from Harvard. — Carol Moseley Braun

Having nothing to do with (Rachel Maddow’s) politics, she is a gutless coward and I’ll tell you why. Because everybody knew what the situation was with Olbermann at MSNBC. We used to work there. Tom Bowman, who’s our producer, Elisha who’s one of our producers, they both worked with me at MSNBC. They left there to come with me, by the way, don’t look for any of Olbermann’s producers to go any place with him. However, so we all know people, we still know everybody who’s at MSNBC. So, everybody knew what was going on with Keith. Everybody knew what was going to happen to him. For this woman, who owed her job to him, she’s live there with Bill Maher, a lot of people watch that terribly influential program, not to offer a defense of Olbermann, in spite of what you think about Olbermann, is unconscionable. — Don Imus

I’ve scooped brains out of buckets, I’ve counted dendrites in slices cut from the brains of dead babies. You want to make me back down by trying to inspire revulsion with dead baby pictures? I look at them unflinchingly and see meat. And meat does not frighten me. — PZ Myers

It [the Republican successes in the 2010 elections] happened for the same reason the Civil War happened in the United States. It happened because the Southern states, the slaveholding states, didn’t want to see a president who was opposed to slavery. In this case, I believe, a lot of people in the United States don’t want to be governed by an African-American, particularly one who is liberal, who wants to spend money and who wants to reach out to include everyone in our society…. — Democratic Congressman Jim Moran

It’s no coincidence that trust in government is at an all-time low now that the size of government is at an all-time high. — Paul Ryan

I understand (saying you’ll veto bills with earmarks is) great for an applause line, but it’s really not solving anything to do with the deficit. It’s only for show. — Harry Reid

His theme last night in the State of the Union was the WTF, you know, “Winning the Future,” and I thought OK, that acronym, spot on. There were a lot of WTF moments throughout that speech. — Sarah Palin

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