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The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.
Meme – “As long as other people are paying the price, you force all of us to give an opinion on how you live your life.”
Nick – “Then the solution to this crisis then is getting rid of socialized medicine.”
"It's amazing the tape exists. That's unbelievable."
"The chance Obama missed, he really had a chance, alot of people saying ok, you're gonna change government, he was not fundamentally honest, what caught him up, I think, was his dishonesty, he didn't level with the American people."
"I'm not sure that it was appropriate for the President of the United States to scold the Supreme Court as the Supreme Court sat there -- allowed members of Congress to applaud in opposition to that recent decision."
“I was thinking back during the first State of the Union Address by Bill Clinton and I thought, 'This guy can say things that aren’t true with greater conviction than anyone I’ve ever seen.' I honestly think that Obama is better."
"Tens of thousands are cops, firefighters, correctional officers, first responders..."
"They don’t want to deal with anybody on the Democratic side."
"What we're hearing tonight is the 'BIOB' -- let's call it that from now on -- 'Blame It On Bush.' Whatever has gone wrong, let's blame it on Bush."
"I was trying to think about who he was tonight. It's interesting: he is post-racial, by all appearances. I forgot he was black tonight for an hour. You know, he's gone a long way to become a leader of this country, and past so much history, in just a year or two. I mean, it's something we don't even think about."
"It makes me doubt your commitment to the American people."
"Will it be possible for Republicans to run from this man?"
"We will be creating a governing coalition for the long term, not just for an election cycle."
"Shouldn't we know exactly that anyone who wants to run for public office is a natural born citizen of the United States?"
"A big chunk of that work is going to be done in 2013, 2014."
“We have no knowledge about or connection to any alleged acts and events involving James O’Keefe at Senator Mary Landrieu’s office. We only just learned about the alleged incident this afternoon. We have no information other than what has been reported publicly by the press. Accordingly, we simply are not in a position to make any further comment.”
"This was supposed to be a record amount of transparency and accountability with this program. We haven't had it." Note: Steve Moore mentions "recovery.org" but the government-run site is actually "recovery.gov." However, if you visit that site, indeed, the "jobs created" numbers have not been updated since 10/30/2009.
"I've got a very short commute;" "I can't always visit people directly;" "I break out;" "I saw;" "I knew it would be unpopular;" "I ran for this office;" "I had no illusions;" "I had a whole bunch of political advisors"...
"The extent of his love of self is absolutely spectacular."
"My impression is that his instincts are probably good but he's still kind of feeling his way," former vice-chairman of the 9/11 Commission Lee Hamilton said Tuesday.
"They're telling their candidates to go very early against republicans, seeing if there is a way to target them as conservative. To marginalize them as tea party candidates."
"You know, for a party of birthers, baggers and blowhards, you guys have done absolutely nothing to help this country along."
"It is indeed a drop in the bucket if you save $10 billion per year by freezing some of the government spending, well you're still looking at a $1.35 trillion for the year. It is a drop in the bucket. It may or may not actually be imposed. It is, in fact, a political response to an economic problem."
"I think that this gets into a big mush. So, let's just clarify: I didn't make a bunch of deals. There is a legislative process that is taking place in Congress and I am happy to own up to the fact that I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked. So, that's point number one. Number two is that, I think, it is important to know that the promises we made about increased transparency we've executed here in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue."
“Well there is a third option he didn’t consider which is that he could be a mediocre one-term president, and that’s what he’s been thus far in his first year.”
"Public servants say, always with the best of intentions, 'What greater service we could render if only we had a little more money and a little more power.' But the truth is that outside of its legitimate function, government does nothing as well or as economically as the private sector."
"In part because of Drudge...we now have a Republican senator from the state of Massachusetts."
"We want to let them know that we're here and we do good things. We're upstanding citizens, try to be good people, and try to portray ourselves that way."
"This is not, contrary to what alot American pundits are talking about, this is not a revolt of the right, this is Barack Obama's core base not thinking what we've done what he's ask to do."
"Wrap it up in an Easter basket."
"The way they feed is from human blood."