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"Is there anybody who now doubts what I meant when I said, 'I hope he fails'?"
"The great majority of Americans are middle class, and this health care bill is the first giant step toward making them dependent on the federal government for their needs. The middle class must receive a handout but must not receive tax cuts to enable them to move up the ladder."
"Starting today, the best health care system in the world is history. Depending on what illness or disease you have or contract, you may well not get health care. The government will ration health care -- which it already does with Medicare, Medicaid, the VA and S-CHIP."
"America is hanging by a thread, so we have to see what we can do with a thread. At the end of the day our freedom has been assaulted. This is the kind of change that people did not think they were going to get when they voted for Barack Obama. Freedom must win the day."
"The cost of this is incalculable to our character, to the relationship citizens have to their government, to freedom, to liberty. The destruction here is totally predictable, and that's why this is so frightening. Medicaid has essentially just been expanded, and it's a 45-year failure."
"How can anybody who is focused on freedom, American exceptionalism, the individual and the consent of the governed, propose a plan which the House did, their reconciliation package, that adds 16,000 new IRS agents to examine the tax returns of the American people?"
"The problems beyond our borders are of very little interest to Barack Obama compared to his desires within our borders. He will continue his crusade to forever alter this country. He has come to divide. He has come to conquer."
Some of the Republicans on our side still don't get it, still refuse to see this man, his presidency, his administration for what it is, and some of our own conservative so-called commentariat don't get it. Rome is burning, and instead of putting out the fire we have too many people looking for a bag of marshmallows."
"If you're unemployed, get used to it. We are facing a permanent unemployment rate of nine to 10% or greater, and the passage of the health care bill, when he signs it, practically guarantees it."
"The next big push is not going to be jobs, the next big push is going to be amnesty, and it's coming sooner than you think. Obama can't wait for this. He's going to need these people as voters in 2012."