Morning Coffee Quotes

Mary Katharine Ham
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Posted: Nov 29, 2005 7:59 AM

Zarqawi disowned again:

"We, the sons of the Bani Hassan tribe in all its branches in the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan, support and express solidarity with our cousins, the al-Khalayleh clan, and their decision to sever relations with the terrorist Ahmad Fadheel Nazzal al-Khalayleh, who calls himself Abu Musab al-Zarqawi."

Lieberman encouraged in Iraq:

Two-thirds (of Iraqis) say they are better off than they were under Saddam, and a resounding 82% are confident their lives in Iraq will be better a year from now than they are today. What a colossal mistake it would be for America's bipartisan political leadership to choose this moment in history to lose its will and, in the famous phrase, to seize defeat from the jaws of the coming victory.

Hastert renames the Capitol "Holiday Tree" a Christmas Tree:

"The speaker believes a Christmas tree is a Christmas tree, and it is as simple as that," said Ron Bonjean, spokesman for the Illinois Republican.

PM Paul Martin on Canada's "alliance of Neo-Conservatives,":

"The Canada that is imagined by Stephen Harper and the Conservatives is starkly different from the Canada that we want to build... Stephen Harper sees no positive role for government, not in improving the lives of Canadians, not even in standing up for Canada."

Instapundit reader reaction to the fall of the Liberal Canadian Government:

Conservative bloggers have now taken down Dan Rather, Eason Jordan, and the fricken Canadian Government.

Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham on pleading guilty to taking bribes:

"In my life, I have known great joy and great sorrow. And now I know great shame."

Bush on Alito:

Judge Roberts is going to make a great Chief of the Supreme Court. And Sam Alito is going to make a really fine replacement for Arizonan, Sandra Day O'Connor. And Jon Kyl is going to be one of the leaders in making sure that Sam Alito gets confirmed in the United States Senate.