Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Countdown to Crawford - Day 8, Bush's right and left hand, and brain

Or, so I thought..

Top 10 quotes of Dick Cheney being Vice Presidential -

1. "Except for the occasional heart attack, I never felt better." –June 4, 2003

2. "I had other priorities in the sixties than military service." –on his five draft deferments, April 5, 1989

3. "There are a lot of lessons we want to learn out of this process in terms of what works. I think we are in fact on our way to getting on top of the whole Katrina exercise." --Sept. 10, 2005

4, "Conservation may be a sign of personal virtue but it is not a sufficient basis for a sound, comprehensive energy policy." –April 30, 2001

5. "My belief is we will, in fact, be greeted as liberators." --March 16, 2003

6. "We know he's been absolutely devoted to trying to acquire nuclear weapons, and we believe he has, in fact, reconstituted nuclear weapons." --March 16, 2003

7. "In Iraq, a ruthless dictator cultivated weapons of mass destruction and the means to deliver them. He gave support to terrorists, had an established relationship with al Qaeda, and his regime is no more." –Nov. 7, 2003
8. "I think they're in the last throes, if you will, of the insurgency." -- on the Iraq insurgency, June 20, 2005

9. "Oh, yeah. He is. Big time.'' --agreeing with then-candidate George W. Bush, who was overheard at a campaign rally saying, "There's Adam Clymer, major league a**hole from The New York Times," Sept. 4, 2000

10. "Go f*** yourself." --to Sen. Patrick Leahy, during an angry exchange on the Senate floor about profiteering by Halliburton, June 25, 2004


Bryce and Mandy said...

That's a pretty funny picture of him. It is amazing what they can do nowadays.

Those are some pretty good quotes too. I didn't know he said the F-word on the Senate floor. Oops!

Lula O said...

Yes, that is lovely isn't it. People that swear really irritate me.wink.wink.

Lula O said...

I also find #4 very telling. What unbiased, expert wisdom. Is he saying he lacks personal virtue I wonder?