Quotes from May 2010
"It's not that it was targeted at the rich. It was targeted at the right people, those with the ability to pay."
'"Charles Sheketoff, executive director of the Oregon Center for Public Policy, on a statewide vote to increase taxes on the rich, quoted in The New York Times, January 26
"People will never know what's in that bill until we pass it."
'"White House senior adviser David Axelrod, discussing health care legislation on ABC's This Week, January 24
"There are a number of things he was for on the campaign trail."
'"House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), on breaking President Barack Obama's promise to televise health care negotiations, January 5
"You're starting to see weird forms of acting out, neurotic displacement activities. Fetishes, even. Sarah Palin, for instance. I could go on about that woman every day. And so can everybody else, which is why they do."
'"science fiction author Bruce Sterling on "The State of the World 2010," at Well.com, January 1