Talks and Shouts...
"Meanwhile, Dick Cheney as a member of Congress from Wyoming voted to raise taxes 144 times. If 98 tax-hike votes make Kerry a far-out liberal, than Cheney would have to be placed somewhere in the ideological vicinity of Che Guevara."
"It doesn't matter that Bush scares the hell out of me. What matters is that he scares the hell out of a lot of very important people in Washington who can't speak out, in the military, in the intelligence community. They know in ways that none of us know, the incredible gap between what is and what [Bush] thinks."
"I figured that until the election, I'd might as well be out talking with people, rather than home yelling at a television set. This is how I understand the election -- it's a choice between going to hell faster and going to hell at the usual speed."
"If you think of Red America as stubbornly self-reliant and Blue America as a drain on the Treasury, you've got it exactly backward....[L]ay off Massachusetts*, Mr. President. When you took the oath of office, you swore to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of all 50 United States, not just the ones that voted for you. We fought a war about this, and the secessionists lost."
*For every dollar it pays Uncle Sam in taxes, Massachusetts receives only 79 cents back in federal services and subsidies. That ranks it 44th among the 50 states in federal expenditures per dollar of taxes.