We at Greyhound apologize for this inconvenience.
Company spokesman, after a swarm of cockroaches forced them to evacuate
a bus en route to New York City.
It is good politics to oppose the black guy in the White House right now.
SC state Rep. Kris Crawford (R), commenting
on his party’s opposition to Medicaid expansion. Crawford, also a physician, supported the expansion – but in the end, voted against it.
This is not Dick Cheney we’re talking about here.
President Obama, trying to assure senators that his administration is more open to oversight on drones than President George W. Bush’s was.
Read a full account of the private meeting at POLITICO.
How @whitehouse celebrates Pi Day.
This July 2012 photo captures Obama eating at Kozy Corners restaurant in Ohio. “Anyone want to try a piece of my strawberry pie?” Obama asked fellow diners. This boy said yes.
(Photo by official White House photographer Pete Souza)
We are not going to give up on destroying the healthcare system for the American people.
-Paul Ryan, slipping up while announcing his new budget plan. Ryan meant to attack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, which he proposes repealing.
(h/t The Hill)
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill on a #veryuncomfortable airport encounter. (h/t The Hill)
I don’t know how that’s relevant to this, but I thought I’d bring it up.
Senator Marco Rubio during the nearly 13-hour filibuster, after quoting a line that was cut from The Godfather.
In discussing the U.S.’ drone policy, Rubio quoted The Godfather three times, as well as Wiz Khalifa and “that modern-day poet by the name of Jay-Z.”
Now, while I’m not a great fan of Jane Fonda, I’m really not so interested in putting her on a drone kill list either.
Senator Rand Paul on whether political dissent would justify a drone strike against a US citizen.
Senator Paul held a nearly 13-hour filibuster last night to stall the confirmation of John Brennan as the new leader of the CIA.
“They compliment me for being the chief Twitterer of the Senate.” -Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley to Buzzfeed, on fellow senators’ response to his famous Twitter feed.
Grassley said he’s now trying to be more “policy-oriented” in his Twitter account.
“I feel like it’s kind of emasculating.” -Google co-founder Sergey Brin on smartphones. Brin was promoting Google Glasses as the better (and more masculine) choice.
photo by James Duncan Davidson.
That’s why I’m richer than you.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon to a financial analyst, in response to a pointed question about capital ratios. (h/t Rolling Stone