The unique perspective and provocative opinions of Joe O’Neill
“The Democrats and their international leftist allies want America made subservient to the agenda of global redistribution and control. And truly patriotic Americans like you and our Republican Party are the only thing standing in their way.” —Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, in an RNC contributions pitch.
“The Republicans worst nightmare is a Hispanic candidate for Senate.” – Democratic pollster Dave Beattie in referencing former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, who recently jumped into the Florida Senate race.
“We are always ready to be deeply outraged by moral failings of the people we didn’t like to begin with.” –James Poniewozik, Time magazine, in commenting on “Late Night” lothario David Letterman and how the rules are different for popular celebrities than for politicians.
“Free-ranging, domestic cats are considered subsidized predators. They eat cat food at home and then hunt just for sport…” Natalie Angier, New York Times.
“Hungry to expand online readership, several Florida newspapers have been publishing routine police mug shots on their web pages…Any feature that attracts internet traffic potentially boosts advertising sales, which aren’t exactly booming these days for newspapers…The big problem – as critics inside and outside of the news business have noted – is that not everyone who gets booked into jail is guilty…” —Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen.
“The public is worn out by war. The troops, no matter what the military says, are exhausted. –Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., member of the House Appropriations Committee and influential voice on military matters.
“How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?” Sen. John Kerry, D- Mass., during his Vietnam War-activist years.