A compilation of quotations on a variety of issues by national, state and regional writers, well-known personalities, just plain everyday people and from various publications collected by the editors of THE ADVANCE.
Quotes for our Times:
'The Democratic position seems to be everything is going to be free. Free education. Free health care. Free housing. Free love. Free kittens, I don't know.'
John Kennedy, US Senator, Louisiana
Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D, former Lt. Governor of New York State and author of
Beating Obamacare: 'Democrats' plans to make election cheating easier.
Since Thursday's decision, Democrats and the media have ramped up demands to end the filibuster and pass the bill with a simple majority. The New York Times declared that 'the ball is in Congress's court and time is fast running out.'
The Times claims H.R. 1 would 'restore the heart of the Voting Rights Act.' Nonsense. Discrimination against minority voters is already illegal, as it should be.
Let's get real. HR 1 is a corrupt scheme to make cheating widespread.
Chase Martin, legal affairs director for the Foundation for Government Accountability: The Supreme Court bars third parties from using voting rights act to infringe on election integrity.
Clearly, Arizona’s reforms protect the vote of every American regardless of their race, color, or membership in language minority group by striving to eliminate the risk of bad actors tampering with the ballots of those who do not have the resources or ability to return them on their own.
The DOJ Civil Rights Division should take notice of this clear signal by the Supreme Court: states have the authority to implement common-sense voting reforms and that’s not going to change anytime soon.
Leah Barkoukis is the online features editor at Townhall.com: Critics blast 'dangerous' and 'unconstitutional' expansion of US Capitol Police.
The U.S. Capitol Police are planning to expand outside of the District of Columbia, opening regional field offices “to better protect lawmakers” against threats in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, reports The New York Times.
But the expansion of the Capitol Police's power is raising eyebrows for a number of reasons, including its secrecy, given that USCP are not subject to Freedom of Infor-mation Act requests.
'This is always what 'defund the police' meant. The federalization of policing in America continues,' states a Twitter user.
Silvio Canto, Jr., writer for American Thinker: Leave the country if you hate it that much.
I am tired of this nonsense. It's time to start asking these people a few questions: 1. What other country would you rather live in? What country in the world has done more to correct its mistakes of the past?
2. Why don't you leave the county and find your rainbow elsewhere?
The bad news is that these people are obnoxious. The good news is that there is a backlash, and it won't be pretty.