"Just because you have a constitutional right does not mean the state or local government can't constrain the exercise of that right"
"We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives, We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded."
"The lives of more than 3,000 American Soldiers killed in Iraq have been wasted.”
"We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees, That's not going to happen."
"The process will be transparent and televised on C-SPAN"
"Iran doesn’t pose a serious threat to us, tiny countries with small defense budgets can’t do us harm."
"US troops and combat operations will cease in Iraq by September 2010"
"I think when you spread the wealth around it's good for everybody."
"It's not surprising then they get bitter, they (White People) cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them"
"There will not be lobbyists in my administration"
“Everyone Must Sacrifice” (Boarded Air Force One and went to Hawaii on vacation)
"The unemployment rate will not go above 8% at any time until at least 2014."
"Guantanamo Bay detention facility be closed within a year."
"I'll meet with dictators unconditionally"
"I was not aware that I had voted no on that last piece of legislation", "I pressed the wrong button by accident", "I was trying to vote yes on this and I was recorded as a no", "I intended to vote yes", "I Pushed the wrong button on that one". (Defending his erratic voting record)
"The president is unaware of the tea parties."
"UPS and FedEx are doing just fine, It's the Post Office that's always having problems." (Making the case for government run health care over the free market)
"I cannot swallow whole the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator."
"No one is pro-abortion."
"She is a typical white person" (Reference to his grandmother)
"A single-payer health care plan, a universal health care plan. That's what I’d like to see. We've got to take back the White House, we've got to take back the Senate, and we've got to take back the House. I don't think we're going to be able to eliminate employer coverage immediately. There's going to be potentially some transition process."
"If my daughters make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby."
"We passed out a bill from my committee, the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, which is my committee, to call for divestment from Iran..." (Obama was never on the Senate Banking Committee)
Obama Failed at securing the Olympics.
Obama Failed at Copenhagen.
Obama Failed at securing Multi National Forces in Afghanistan.
Obama’s Stimulus was, is, and will continue to be a failure for a very long time.
Obama Failed in the New Jersey Governor election.
Obama Failed in the Virginia Governor election.
Obama Failed in the Election of THE PEOPLE’S SEAT.
Obama Failed in socializing Health Care.
Obama Unscripted (Bush got hammered for these types of comments)
"I've now been in 57 states, I think one left to go."
"Medical miracles do not happen by accident"
"My uncle helped helped liberate Auschwitz"
"It’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential" (Think about that!)
"I see fallen heroes in the audience"
"Our preference would be to get a shelter dog, a lot of shelter dogs are mutts like me."
“We only have a certain number of translators, if they are all in Iraq it’s harder for us to use them in Afghanistan (They speak different languages)”
"I promise you I’ll learn about it by the time I leave here on the ride back to the airport.” (Comment made at a nuclear facility after voting to regulate the same facility)
“In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas, 10,000 people died, an entire town destroyed.”
"There was something stirring across the country because of what happened in Selma, AL (1965)...So they got together and Barack Obama Jr. was born (1961)”
"It was like Special Olympics or something"
"We can't afford to make perfect the enemy of the absolutely necessary." (What does that mean?)
"I believe the nation that invented the automobile cannot walk away from it." (The auto was not invented in America or by an American)
"More than 90% of the guns recovered in Mexico come from the United States," (There is absolutely NO data to suggest or track this)
"If Congress passes our plan this company will be able to rehire some of the folks who were just laid off." (More were laid off)
"Don't think we're not keeping score, brother." (Obama to congressman voted against the stimulus bill)
"I don't know what the term is in Austrian"
"John McCain has not talked about my Muslim faith"
"Let me introduce to you the next President of the United States of America, Joe Biden."
"It will be a strong friend of Israel's under a McCain administration."
"Why can't I just eat my waffle!"
"The reforms we seek would bring greater savings and inefficiencies to our health care system."
"The Cambridge police acted stupidly."
"Here's an Ipod for you Queenie"
Some good ones from his associates:
"For the first time in my adult life I am proud of my country" (Michelle)
"This is essentially a nation of cowards." (Eric Holder)
"God Damn America" (Wright)
"You never want to waste a good crisis" (Rahm)
"The system worked" (Napolitano)
Some of my favorites:
I did not have sexual relations with that woman. (Clinton)
I voted for it before I voted against it. (Kerry)