The Mudville Gazette has a wonderful chronology of the war with the Islamofascists, interspersed with noble and ignoble quotes, ranging from the sublime to the craven.
Just a few samples:
“The architects of this wickedness will find no safe harbor in this world. We will chase our enemies to the furthest corners of this Earth. It must be war without quarter, pursuit without rest, victory without qualification.” –Tom DeLay
“It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace–but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!” –Patrick Henry
“It’s looking more and more like a case of mass deception… There was no imminent danger, and we should never have gone to war.” –Ted Kennedy
“I am saddened, saddened that this president failed so miserably at diplomacy that we
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