Monday, March 28, 2005

Michael: The Carpenter Vs. The Hammer

via PERRspectives blog

carpenter and hammer

"Emotional appeals about working families trying to get by on $4.25 an hour [the minimum wage in 1996] are hard to resist. Fortunately, such families do not exist."
- Tom DeLay, From the Congressional Record, H3706 [1996 April 23]

"Do not tell lies... for all things are plain in the sight of Heaven."
- Jesus Christ

"I am the federal government."
- DeLay was responding to a government employee who tried to prevent him from smoking on government property. As reported in the New York Times [2003 June 13]

“I am the way and the truth and the life."
- Jesus Christ

"Nothing is more important in the face of a war than cutting taxes."
- Tom DeLay From a speech made to bankers [3/12/03]

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God."
- Jesus Christ

""You know, the Democrats want to balance the budget by raising spending and raising taxes. The Soviet Union had a balanced budget."
- Tom DeLay, Meet the Press, 12/22/2003

"Go sell crazy somewhere else, we're all stocked up here!"
- Melvin Udall played by Jack Nicholson in "As Good As It Gets"


At 12:47 PM, Blogger Michael said...

Not sure who the man in Texas is supposed to be; I suppose their are a lot of men in Texas. I suspect it's supposed to be one GW Bush. If so, it the only off note in what is otherwise a very clever graphical parody.

At 5:57 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

An abomination that has inherited a place in congress by the grace of illicit donations, and his faith in hot tub diplomacy. He must have been wonderful at dodge ball when he was a child because of his ability to move the topic to something, anything else. Terri Schiavo, those bad judges, "I have to go see the Pope off, etc. Speaking of judges, he had better get on one of their good sides since he will probably soon be standing in front of one for his part in those felonious capers back in Texas.


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