Thursday, November 08, 2012

A Few Words From Rachel Maddow

Quoted on Seriously, USA?

That happened. That really happened. 


We are not going to have a Supreme Court that will overturn Roe vs. Wade.

There will be no more Antonin Scalia's and Samuel Alito's added to this court.
We're not going to repeal Health Reform.

Nobody's going to kill Medicare, and make old people in this generation or any other generation fight it out on the open market to try to get themselves health insurance.

We are not going to do that.

We are not going to give a tax cut to millionaires and billionaires and expect programs like food stamps and kids' health insurance to cover the cost of that tax cut.

We're not going to make you clear it with your boss if you want to get birth control under the insurance plan that you're on.

We're not going to redefine rape.

We're not going to amend the United Sates Constitution to stop gay people from getting married.

We're not going to double Guantanamo.

We're not eliminating the Department of Energy or the Department of Education or Housing at the federal level.

We're not going to spend 2 trillion dollars on the military that the military does not want.
We are not scaling back on student loans because the Country's new plan is that "you should borrow money from your parents".

We're not vetoing the Dream Act.

We're not "self deporting".

We're not letting Detroit go bankrupt.

We are not starting a trade war with China on Inauguration Day in January.

We are not going to have as a President, a man who once led a mob of friends to run down a scared gay kid to hold him down and forcibly cut his hair off with a pair of scissors while that kid cried and screamed for help, and there was no apology, not ever.

We're not going to have a Secretary of State, John Bolton.

We're not bringing Dick Cheney back.

We are not going to have a foreign policy shop stocked with architects of the Iraq War.
We are not going to do it.

We had the choice to do that if we wanted to do that as a country, and we said, "no".

Just some words from one of the wingers' favorite people, Rachel Maddow. Call her all the childish names you want, but chew on this: She was right and you were wrong.

Now swallow it.

4 comments:

Karen in Ohio said...

:-)

Dana King said...

I've been careful not to gloat, but i would like to say one thing: A majority of American voters have said they prefer the direction Obama wants to take the country to the direction Romney wants to take it. (Whatever direction that is; he never really picked one.) At the very least he has earned the benefit of the doubt, just as I would have given Romney had he won.

Deb said...

In case the wingnuts are wondering, Rachel's words beautifully and concisely explain why people were willing to stand in line for 8 hours to vote for Obama.

Fran said...

I absolutely adore Rachel's ability to clearly, concisely and accurately hit the heart of any issue, and make it accessible and easy to understand.