"We will not pass along our problems to other Congresses, to other presidents, and other generations." ---George W. Bush, State of the Union address, Jan. 28, 2003
Numbers for Mitt Romney among Independents:
Romney viewed somewhat or very negatively by 22% of independents
Romney led Obama by 13 points—47% to 34%.
Romney viewed somewhat or very negatively by 42% of independents
Romney trails Obama by 8 points—36% to 44%
"Arizona Police Officer Posts Bullet-Riddled Pic of President Obama
New York Times: "The Secret Service said Thursday that it was looking into a photograph posted on the Internet that showed a group of young Arizona men posing in the desert with guns while holding up what appeared to be a bullet-riddled image of President Obama’s face."
An Oklahoma state senator, Ralph Shortey, has filed a bill to make it illegal to sell food or products that contain aborted fetuses.
“I don’t know if it is happening in Oklahoma, it may be, it may not be. What I am saying is that if it does happen then we are not going to allow it to manufacture here,” says Shortey
Was Arizona Governor, Jan Brewer, drunk again when she wagged her finger in President Obama's face? Her nickname around the state capitol is Otis, referring to the town drunk in Mayberry RFD.
Lawmaker calls for public hangings
A Republican state senator, Larry Pittman, wants to bring back public hangings in North Carolina as a deterrent to crime, and he says doctors who perform abortions should be in the line to the gallows.
“ 'I’m just saying, they all have stinky feet,' former Congressman J. C. Watts, a Baptist preacher, said while he was campaigning for Newt in South Carolina.
Although actually, when you’re talking about 1) Committing adultery, 2) Divorcing your wife while she’s sick to marry your mistress, 3) Committing adultery, 4) Allegedly asking your wife to let you keep the mistress on the side and 5) Divorcing your wife while she’s sick to marry your mistress ... it’s pretty clear everybody doesn’t do it." --Gail Collins, NYTimes
English EtymologyPortmanteau created from merging internet + tubes
From the famous "Series of tubes" analogy used on June 28, 2006 by then United States Senator Ted Stevens to describe the Internet.