1500s: The American Revolutionary War begins: “The reason we fought the revolution in the sixteenth century was to get away from that kind of onerous crown.”—Rick Perry
1776: The Founding Synod signs the Declaration of Independence: “…those fifty-six brave people, most of whom, by the way, were clergymen.”—Mike Huckabee
1908: The real Pledge of Allegiance is written: “I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.”—Dan Quayle
1999: Global cooling begins: “For the last decade the climate has been cooling.”—Mary Matalin
2011: Obama provides health insurance for dogs: “In the health care bill, we’re now offering insurance for dogs.”—Glenn Beck
2011: President George W. Bush kills Osama bin Laden: “Thanks to George Bush…. Because if Obama had his way we wouldn’t have gotten bin Laden, you know that.”—Sean HannityBy
Highlights from “A Conservative History of The United States” by The New Yorker’s JACK HITT.
It’s disturbing and brilliant all at once. Because these aren’t just throwaway sentiments: these are things some prominent conservatives actually believe.
Paul Krugman on economic strategies in European countries (The Colbert Report 6-18/2012)