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There’s another force that wants to keep us from going to Washington DC. It is the devil. John Jacob
I should say this, that Pat doesn’t have a mink coat. But she does have a respectable Republican cloth coat, and I always tell her that she would look good in anything. One other thing I probably should tell you, because if I don’t they will probably be saying this about me, too. We did get something, a gift, after the nomination. A man down in Texas heard Pat on the radio mention the fact that our two youngsters would like to have a dog and, believe it or not, the day before we left on this campaign trip we got a message from Union Station in Baltimore, saying they had a package for us. We went down to get it. You know what it was? It was a little cocker spaniel dog, in a crate that he had sent all the way from Texas - black and white, spotted, and our little girl Tricia, the six-year-old, named it Checkers. And you know, the kids, like all kids, loved the dog, and I just want to say this, right now, that regardless of what they say about it, we are going to keep it. Richard Nixon
The American people believe that we ought to control our government. On the other hand, we've seen government more and more controlling us Jimmy Carter
This flag does not belong to the right wing of the Republican party. It belongs to all of us. Howard Dean
This President is a miserable failure on foreign policy. Richard A. Gephardt
If elected I shall be thankful; if not, it will be all the same. Abraham Lincoln
I must say I'm not very fond of oratory that's so full of energy it hasn't any room for facts. Sinclair Lewis
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action … Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests. Gore Vidal
You, yourselves, are principally to blame for allowing this in the past. You have allowed great squatters of the worst type to rule you to their own advantage; they have themselves grabbed the good land, and they attempt to pose as your friends by offering you the crumbs that fall from their table. You have the power in your own hands now, and if you do not wish to be forever serfs of territorial gods almighty; if you have got any of the energy of your progenitors, you will not stand this kind of injustice any longer. You will say to them with me — Wealth that we make for you, money we earn; give us our share of them, give us a turn. If you have the pluck to say this, then return me as your representative, and I will lead you Arthur Desmond
Paul Ryan gave a fact free speech. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
The objective of the liberals is to destroy this country. Herman Cain
You damned fools. You can either vote for me for mayor or you can go to hell John Wentworth
The Republican approach would compel the trusts to conduct their business in a lawful manner while [William Jennings] Bryan and the Democrats would destroy the entire business in order to stamp out the evils which they have practiced. William Howard Taft
I don't know anything about free silver, [but] the people of Nebraska are for free silver and I am for free silver. I will look up the arguments later. William Jennings Bryan
Can that be true when America is billions in debt, when prices have doubled, when taxes break our backs and we are still fighting in Korea? It’s tragic and it’s time for a change. Dwight D. Eisenhower
You owe it to the community not to be swerved by eloquence and specious argument. Margaret Shove Morriss
Go out there guttin’, cuttin’, and struttin. Jim Folsom