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Stop, hey, what’s that sound?

Stop, hey, what’s that sound? Actually, it’s the noise a great political party makes when it loses what’s left of its mind. And it happened — where else? — on Fox News on Sunday, when Mitt Romney bought fully into the claim that gas prices are high thanks to an Obama administration plot.

March 22, 2012, in a column titled “Paranoia Strikes Deeper" - https://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/23/opinion/krugman-paranoia-strikes-deeper.html

If Ron Paul got on TV and said ‘Gah gah goo goo debasement! theft!’

If Ron Paul got on TV and said ‘Gah gah goo goo debasement! theft!’ — which is a rough summary of what he actually did say — his supporters would say that he won the debate hands down.

May 1, 2012, “On the Uselessness of Debates” - http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/01/on-the-uselessness-of-debates/

We are a government of the people, by the people, and for the people

We are a government of the people, by the people, and for the people; not of the rich, by the rich and for the rich.

In fact, all four significant Republican presidential candidates still standing are fiscal phonies

“In fact, all four significant Republican presidential candidates still standing are fiscal phonies. They issue apocalyptic warnings about the dangers of government debt and, in the name of deficit reduction, demand savage cuts in programs that protect the middle class and the poor.

March 1, 2012, in a column, “Four Fiscal Phonies,” about Romney's warning of a "Greece-style collapse" under Obama.

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied… but written off as trash. The twentieth-century consumer economy has produced the first culture for which a beggar is a reminder of nothing.

I Can Speak

Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am nothing.
I was a teacher of special needs children, so I can speak of the power and magic of education.
I have been married for 42 years so I can speak to President Obama's commitment to marriage equality.
I am a small business owner so I can speak to the Presidents jobs plan.
I held my 25 year old son in my arms as he died of cancer, uninsured.
I can speak to the financial devastation to families even aside from their unimaginable emotional devastation before the Affordable Health Care Act. I can speak.
It is not Obamacare. It is Obama Cares.
By choice, I live in the most racially diverse county in this state so I can speak to the Voter Rights Act.
I can speak because I have charity and love. And, like ALL Democrats, that makes me something.

Texas Democratic Convention - June 8, 2012

There is no religion that says to worry about the rich at the expense of the poor

In the Bible our first first question to God was am I my brother's keeper. The answer is yes. There is no religion that says to worry about the rich at the expense of the poor.

Texas Democratic Convention - June 9, 2012

This is a war that the Republicans have waged on our families in Texas and all across America

“This is a war, folks. This is a war that the Republicans have waged on our families in Texas and all across America. We are a compassionate people. We don’t believe in pulling up the ladder after we reach the top.”

http://www.texastribune.org/texas-politics/texas-democratic-party/texas-democrats-elect-first-hispanic-chairman/

What did liberals do that was so offensive to the Republican Party?

"What did liberals do that was so offensive to the Republican Party? I’ll tell you what they did. Liberals got women the right to vote. Liberals got African-Americans the right to vote. Liberals created Social Security and lifted millions of elderly people out of poverty. Liberals ended segregation. Liberals passed the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act. Liberals created Medicare.

If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party

“If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it’s been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking.”