Rachel Maddow Famous Quotes & Sayings

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100 Rachel Maddow Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Rachel Maddow Sayings: Forced federal registration of U.S. citizens based on religious identity is fascism, period. Nothing else Forced federal registration of U.S. citizens based on religious identity is fascism, period. Nothing else to call it.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: When Conservatives crusade against government while they are trying to be appointed to head the When Conservatives crusade against government while they are trying to be appointed to head the government, I think that's weird!
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: I think service is honorable, and that was always inculcated in me. I think service is honorable, and that was always inculcated in me.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: [To Timothy LaHaye:] So, Mr. LaHaye, when the Rapture happens, can I have your stuff? [To Timothy LaHaye:] So, Mr. LaHaye, when the Rapture happens, can I have your stuff?
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: So this is the only TV show in America where I am quite confident that So this is the only TV show in America where I am quite confident that you, the audience, will share my excitement when I tell you that coming up in our next segment, we have the best graph ever. Best graph ever.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: There's no way to tweak your content in order to goose ratings. You do what There's no way to tweak your content in order to goose ratings. You do what you're good at and let people follow you.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: I feel that gay people not being able to get married for generations, forever, meant I feel that gay people not being able to get married for generations, forever, meant that we came up with alternative ways of recognizing relationships. And I worry that if everybody has access to the same institutions that we lose the creativity of subcultures having to make it on their own. And I like gay culture.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: Having a place out of the city is a shortcut toward the mental reset I Having a place out of the city is a shortcut toward the mental reset I need.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: The thing about rights is they're not actually supposed to be voted on. That's why The thing about rights is they're not actually supposed to be voted on. That's why they're called rights.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: After we graduate tonight, we no longer have to let society happen to us. We After we graduate tonight, we no longer have to let society happen to us. We get to create our own.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: I don't feel passionately about politics, i'm not a political person. Is it easy for I don't feel passionately about politics, i'm not a political person. Is it easy for me to get fired up about someone's position on climate change? No, it's not. On most of these issues, I can see both sides.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: Activism is setting a goal of something you would like to be different, and figuring Activism is setting a goal of something you would like to be different, and figuring out what would have to change to achieve that goal. It's sort of like math.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: If the colonists hadn't rejected British militarism and the massive financial burden of maintaining the If the colonists hadn't rejected British militarism and the massive financial burden of maintaining the British military, America wouldn't exist.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: I'm not trying to change things in the world and trying to use my leverage I'm not trying to change things in the world and trying to use my leverage to do so. The only thing I'm trying to change in the world is that I'm trying to increase the amount of useful information in it. And entertainment, honestly.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: Humans are ambitious and rational and proud. And we don't fall in line with people Humans are ambitious and rational and proud. And we don't fall in line with people who don't respect us and who we don't believe have our best interests at heart. We are willing to follow leaders, but only to the extent that we believe they call on our best, not our worst.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: The American president just won the nobel peace prize, by any reasonable measure, all Americans The American president just won the nobel peace prize, by any reasonable measure, all Americans should be proud
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: I really believe in trying to increase the amount of useful information in the world I really believe in trying to increase the amount of useful information in the world and in being accurate in the sense that you can take what I say to the bank, even if you disagree with me.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: It's not just the small-potatoes post-9/11 Homeland spending that feels a little off mission. It's It's not just the small-potatoes post-9/11 Homeland spending that feels a little off mission. It's the big-ticket stuff too.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: It is hard to know what Sarah Palin means in Republican politics anymore. It is hard to know what Sarah Palin means in Republican politics anymore.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: The folks celebrating Jim Bunning are seeing him as an anti-government, anti-spending activist. But to The folks celebrating Jim Bunning are seeing him as an anti-government, anti-spending activist. But to embrace Jim Bunning is to embrace a strange record, if you really are a libertarian, if you really are a deficit hawk, if you really care about spending and responsibility.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: If you want to achieve immortality, see what you can do about getting yourself turned If you want to achieve immortality, see what you can do about getting yourself turned into a Pentagon program.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: But somehow Carter's "battlefield of energy" never really filled up with eager American combatants. It But somehow Carter's "battlefield of energy" never really filled up with eager American combatants. It just never felt like anybody was going to be draped in glory for taking public transportation, or carpooling, or turning down the thermostat and wearing a cardigan.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: I would like to be a polyglot. I would like to be a polyglot.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: Sarah Palin is backing in be to Republican presidential politics in a big way with Sarah Palin is backing in be to Republican presidential politics in a big way with a big high profile endorsement decision.That is, I think, probably going to cause a lot of upset in one particular part of the Republican establishment.
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Rachel Maddow Sayings: What's insulting to the American people, the Senate, to this whole process is that the What's insulting to the American people, the Senate, to this whole process is that the Republicans, with all other nominees, have said Democrats are being obstructionist for wanting to see documents, for wanting to see a paper trail, for wanting to get questions answered in the judiciary committee hearings, and now all of a sudden, the Republicans want those things for this.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I'm sure other people in the business have considered reasons why they're doing what they're I'm sure other people in the business have considered reasons why they're doing what they're doing, but I do think that if you're gay you have a responsibility to come out.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I have this belief that Donald Trump keeps floating the idea that he will quit I have this belief that Donald Trump keeps floating the idea that he will quit the party and run as an independent if the Republican Party does not treat him fairly.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I think a lot of people of my generation are discomfited by the assertion of I think a lot of people of my generation are discomfited by the assertion of neutrality in the mainstream media, this idea that they're the voice of God. I think it's just honest to say, yes, you know where I'm coming from but you can fact-check anything I say.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I am too old to know how to put a naked photograph of myself on I am too old to know how to put a naked photograph of myself on the Internet.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I still think of myself as the new kid, even though I've been on the I still think of myself as the new kid, even though I've been on the air for two and a half years. But my job is the same as it ever was, which is to make 9:00 P.M. as good as I can.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I don't think about people watching me on TV. I think it would stress me I don't think about people watching me on TV. I think it would stress me out.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: John McCain famously has been incredibly loyal to Sarah Palin ever since he picked her John McCain famously has been incredibly loyal to Sarah Palin ever since he picked her as his running mate.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Those policies [of Jean-Marie Le Pen ]I find repellent. I believe many people right across Those policies [of Jean-Marie Le Pen ]I find repellent. I believe many people right across consist the world do. There is no future in that type of narrow minded racism and nationalism.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The downside of playing dumb is that you sound dumb. The downside of playing dumb is that you sound dumb.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I think that presidents don't give up power that has accrued to them by the I think that presidents don't give up power that has accrued to them by the precedent of previous presidents. Even when they say they would like to, I think once they get there they don't give it up.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: When civilians are not asked to pay any price, it's easy to be at war When civilians are not asked to pay any price, it's easy to be at war - not just to intervene in a foreign land in the first place, but to keep on fighting there. The justifications for staying at war don't have to be particularly rational or cogently argued when so few Americans are making the sacrifice that it takes to stay.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I recommend sports, I don't recommend gambling. I recommend sports, I don't recommend gambling.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I'd rather have none at all than a grain too much. I'd rather have none at all than a grain too much.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: You may never have heard of Joseph Overton and his proverbial window but you most You may never have heard of Joseph Overton and his proverbial window but you most certainly have heard the Republican presidential campaign in 2015 year not just flinging the window open but shattering all its glass.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Ever since puberty, ever since I was 11 or 12, I've had cyclical depression. That's Ever since puberty, ever since I was 11 or 12, I've had cyclical depression. That's something that has been a defining feature of my life as an adult. It's manageable. But it's real. And it doesn't take away from my joy or my work or my energy, but coping with depression is something that is part of the everyday way that I live and have lived for as long as I can remember.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I'm a national security liberal, which I tell people because it's meant to sound absurd. I'm a national security liberal, which I tell people because it's meant to sound absurd.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The artificial primacy of defense among our national priorities is a constant unearned windfall for The artificial primacy of defense among our national priorities is a constant unearned windfall for some, but it's privation for the rest of America; it steals from what we could be and can do. In Econ 101, they teach that the big-picture fight over national priorities is guns versus butter. Now it's butter versus margarine - guns get a pass.
Overall, we're weaker for it, and at enormous cost.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Bernie Sanders are the only person who talks about the kinds of things that might Bernie Sanders are the only person who talks about the kinds of things that might be driving people to support Donald Trump in such large numbers in the Republican Party.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The single best thing about coming out of the closet is that nobody can insult The single best thing about coming out of the closet is that nobody can insult you by telling you what you've just told them.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: For the same work, dudes get paid more For the same work, dudes get paid more
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Formula 1 is a huge international phenomenon even if an otherwise car racing obsessed American Formula 1 is a huge international phenomenon even if an otherwise car racing obsessed American public has always found Formula 1 to be a little weird.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Carter's renowned 1979 "malaise speech" [ ... ] is little remembered for what it actually Carter's renowned 1979 "malaise speech" [ ... ] is little remembered for what it actually was: a call to arms for fixing our nation's dire energy future. "Beginning this moment, this nation will never use more foreign oil than we did in 1977
never" [ ... ] Carter was going to use all the weapons at his disposal: import quotas, public investment in coal, solar power, and alternative fuel, and [ ... ] "a bold conservation program" where "every act of energy conservation ... is more than just common sense; I tell you it is an act of patriotism.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The American public doesn't mourn contractor deaths the way we do the deaths of our The American public doesn't mourn contractor deaths the way we do the deaths of our soldiers. We rarely even hear about them. Private companies are under no obligation to report when their employees are killed while, say, providing armed security to tractor-trailer convoys running supplies into Iraq. In the 1991 Gulf War, the United States employed one private contract worker for every one hundred American soldiers on the ground; in the Clinton-era Balkans, it neared one to one - about 20,000 privateers tops. In early 2011, there were 45,000 US soldiers stationed inside Iraq, and 65,000 private contract workers there.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The report made a science fiction-like case that the president was within his constitutional rights The report made a science fiction-like case that the president was within his constitutional rights to reinterpret congressional legislation to conform more closely to his own desires, or to simply refuse to carry out laws with which he did not agree, or that, the report harrumphed, "unconstitutionally encroach on the executive branch." In sum, anything the president doesn't want to do he doesn't have to do; anything he wants to do, consider it done.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Ridding Iraq of weapons of mass destruction. That was the whole idea, right? That's why Ridding Iraq of weapons of mass destruction. That was the whole idea, right? That's why we went. I am reluctant to let that fact disappear down the memory hole, because if - as the war ends, or at least starts to end - if, at this time, the history of the war is written as us going there to topple the regime of a bad man when that frankly isn't why were told that we were going there - Aren't we still at risk of making this horrific mistake again? And, aren't we letting the people who foisted the WMD idea on us, not many years ago, aren't we sort of letting them get away with it?
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Abstinence-only education - the best STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) and pregnancy delivery system that politicians Abstinence-only education - the best STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) and pregnancy delivery system that politicians have ever devised.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Americans are incredibly religious as a nation, and we have gotten that way by having Americans are incredibly religious as a nation, and we have gotten that way by having the government stay out of religion and say religion is a private matter. The government doesn't take sides. Public schools don't promote or denigrate any religion.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Sarah Palin uses me as a laugh line in her stump speeches. If you're willing Sarah Palin uses me as a laugh line in her stump speeches. If you're willing to turn me into a joke, you should also be willing to talk to me.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: If you want to make the government take a religious side, then make the case, If you want to make the government take a religious side, then make the case, it should be Christian republic.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: One of the manifestations of depression for me is that I lose my will. And One of the manifestations of depression for me is that I lose my will. And I thereby lose my ability to focus. I don't think I'll ever have the day-to-day consistency in my performance that something like This American Life has. If I'm not depressed and I'm on and I can focus and I can think through something hard and without interruption and without existential emptiness that comes from depression, that gives me - not mania. But I exalt. I exalt in not being depressed.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Every popular zillion dollar sport has its share of personal scandals around the sport and Every popular zillion dollar sport has its share of personal scandals around the sport and its leadership.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: John McCain has refused to ever criticize Sarah Palin, to ever admit there was anything John McCain has refused to ever criticize Sarah Palin, to ever admit there was anything wrong about her choice. He has been capital "L" loyal to her in such an unwavering way, even has his entire party has turned against this is decision that he made for obvious reasons. He has been unflinchingly loyal to her.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Fascistic leaders are aggressively macho and chauvinistic. They are xenophobic about people who they portray Fascistic leaders are aggressively macho and chauvinistic. They are xenophobic about people who they portray as outsiders or some sort of threat to the nation or as weaklings they can denounce.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Six months after 9/11, Jean-Marie Le Pen was almost elected president of France. There were Six months after 9/11, Jean-Marie Le Pen was almost elected president of France. There were a number of leaders and a number of parties running in the French national elections that year in the spring of 2002. But it ended up being not just a shock across France, and not just a shock across Europe. But it ended up being almost a worldwide shock when in the spring of 2002, Jean-Marie Le Pen came in second in those national elections. That put him in a two-man runoff for the presidency of France, spring of 2002.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The problem that I think is reasonable to assert about Fox and its coverage is The problem that I think is reasonable to assert about Fox and its coverage is that they make up stories out of whole cloth and then make a big deal out of them.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The reason the founders chafed at the idea of an American standing army and vested The reason the founders chafed at the idea of an American standing army and vested the power of war making in the cumbersome legislature was not to disadvantage us against future enemies, but to disincline us toward war as a general matter ... With citizen-soldiers, with the certainty of a vigorous political debate over the use of a military subject to politicians' control, the idea was for us to feel it- uncomfortably- every second we were at war. But after a generation or two of shedding the deliberate political encumbrances to war that they left us ... war making has become almost an autonomous function of the American state. It never stops.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: " [Donald] Trump may indeed be a little fascistic."New York Times wrote. " [Donald] Trump may indeed be a little fascistic."New York Times wrote.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Social security isn't a ponzi scheme. It's not bankrupting us. It's not an outrage. It Social security isn't a ponzi scheme. It's not bankrupting us. It's not an outrage. It is working.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: And every year the Pentagon bite of the federal dollar got bigger and bigger. In And every year the Pentagon bite of the federal dollar got bigger and bigger. In Reagan's eight years in office, military expenditure doubled from around $150 billion to $300 billion a year, until it represented nearly 30 percent of our overall annual budget and more than 6 percent of GDP.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: We do not need to endorse that [agains Muslims]type of activity nor should we. We do not need to endorse that [agains Muslims]type of activity nor should we.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Feminism is itself a challenge. Feminism is a challenge to the way things are in Feminism is itself a challenge. Feminism is a challenge to the way things are in the world. It is by definition an oppositional movement, because it's trying to accomplish something. I've never felt like feminism was a consciousness raising effort in isolation. Everything about feminism is about getting something in the world to get better for women, and to get the world to be less stupid on gender bifurcation terms. I think that feminism over time gets better, or it gets better and worse and better and worse at achieving the goals that it's trying to achieve, but the overall mission stays the same. I guess I don't think of it as feminism versus anti-feminism; I sort of think of it as feminism versus the world. I don't think of it as a competition; there's no winning. In feminism, you're always trying to make stuff better. It's opposition to which you cannot attribute a tally.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The American public has been delicately insulated from the actuality of our ongoing wars. While The American public has been delicately insulated from the actuality of our ongoing wars. While a tiny fraction of men and women fighting our wars are deploying again and again, civilian life remains pretty much isolated in cost-free complacency.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: When it starts to seem like you have popped into bed with a specific party, When it starts to seem like you have popped into bed with a specific party, it makes it difficult for people to believe you are not doing someone else's bidding for them.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: In 1981, and 1983, and every year thereafter, right around budget time, the Pentagon released In 1981, and 1983, and every year thereafter, right around budget time, the Pentagon released its newest installment of Soviet Military Power to the public,
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Who knows if John McCain could have won that presidential campaign [2008] in any circumstances Who knows if John McCain could have won that presidential campaign [2008] in any circumstances when George W. Bush the outgoing Republican president had a 22 percent approval rating.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: A handkerchief can never be put in another pocket after it has been in one A handkerchief can never be put in another pocket after it has been in one pocket. I don't walk under ladders. I have items of clothing that are lucky for me. That rotates, but I am luck-oriented.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Well, they got caught of course. The whole thing was so dunderheaded, how could they Well, they got caught of course. The whole thing was so dunderheaded, how could they not? By November 1986, Reagan's "Secret Dealings with Iran" had supplanted the 1986 midterm election results on the front page of Time magazine.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: John McCain from the very beginning has been unflinchingly loyal to Sarah Palin. He has John McCain from the very beginning has been unflinchingly loyal to Sarah Palin. He has never thrown her under the bus. He has never conceded it was a bad decision to pick her. He has never ever said a bad word against her.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Famously in 1936, Oswald Mosley led a march of his British black shirts through a Famously in 1936, Oswald Mosley led a march of his British black shirts through a mostly Jewish neighborhood, in the east end of London. What resulted was what they called the "Battle of Cable Street", where Oswald Mosley and his fascists basically got the snot beaten out of them when East London rose up against them and beat them up.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The highest percentage of respondents say that biggest problem in the country is the government. The highest percentage of respondents say that biggest problem in the country is the government. The biggest problem facing our country today is that our government is terrible. Dissatisfaction with the government, problem numero uno by a mile.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Internet's been down most of the day [at work]. Doing research by just asking everyone Internet's been down most of the day [at work]. Doing research by just asking everyone what we remember to be true. What could possibly go wrong?
Rachel Maddow Sayings: "Red Dawn" was a movie made in 1984 I think about World War III. If "Red Dawn" was a movie made in 1984 I think about World War III. If you have not seen it and plan on watching it, you want to close your eye and cover your ears but not really. You can figure it out.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: It used to be that we disagreed over the basic facts we were fighting over, It used to be that we disagreed over the basic facts we were fighting over, and we had different opinions about them. Now I think we accept different sources of authority ... And people can establish credibility on their own say-so as long as nobody follows the trail and calls them out on it.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The spy boom has been a beautiful windfall for architects, construction companies, IT specialists, and The spy boom has been a beautiful windfall for architects, construction companies, IT specialists, and above all defense contractors, enriching thousands of private companies and dozens of local economies hugging the Capital Beltway.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: It matters that there's diversity on the court. I think it makes for better lawmaking, It matters that there's diversity on the court. I think it makes for better lawmaking, because you have people with more diverse range of judgment and who are going to make a better decision on the law.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: That was like seeing a dodo and a unicorn all wrapped up in one That was like seeing a dodo and a unicorn all wrapped up in one
Rachel Maddow Sayings: CNN recently ran a sort of roundup article on why some conservatives say that Trump CNN recently ran a sort of roundup article on why some conservatives say that Trump talk is fascist. The roundup included this tweet from Iowa Republican radio host, very influential guy in Iowa Republican caucuses, Steve Deace. Quote, "If [Barack] Obama proposed the same religion registry as Trump, every conservative in the country would call it what it is - creeping fascism."
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Pentagon dollars are essentially seen as a different kind of funding that doesn't have to Pentagon dollars are essentially seen as a different kind of funding that doesn't have to stand for itself and make an argument for itself in the house of Congress.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Clearly, there has been a lack of imagination about how much can go wrong. Clearly, there has been a lack of imagination about how much can go wrong.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I like big drinks that aren't afraid of the alcohol in them. Not big in I like big drinks that aren't afraid of the alcohol in them. Not big in size, but in flavor, and the way I can allow myself to enjoy them is by making them in very small quantities. I make tiny glasses of very big drinks.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The Army's new pitch was simple. Good pay, good benefits, a manageable amount of adventure The Army's new pitch was simple. Good pay, good benefits, a manageable amount of adventure ... but don't worry, we're not looking to pick fights these days. For a country that had paid so dear a price for its recent military buccaneering, the message was comforting. We still had the largest and most technologically advanced standing army in the world, the most nuclear weapons, the best and most powerful conventional weapons systems, the biggest navy. At the same time, to the average recruit the promise wasn't some imminent and dangerous combat deployment; it was 288 bucks a month (every month), training, travel, and experience. Selling the post-Vietnam military as a career choice meant selling the idea of peacetime service. It meant selling the idea of peacetime. Barf.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I'm in favor of outing when people have demonized or scapegoated gay people for their I'm in favor of outing when people have demonized or scapegoated gay people for their own public gain. When they have risen to public prominence on the backs of the gay community that they are part of and they prey on, I think that's absolutely deserving of outing.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I know every film is different. Every filmmaker is different and works differently. I know every film is different. Every filmmaker is different and works differently.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: If the military contractors are out of Afghanistan, Karzai is out 15 minutes later. If the military contractors are out of Afghanistan, Karzai is out 15 minutes later.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: This isn't a partisan thing - constitutionalists left and right have equal reason to worry This isn't a partisan thing - constitutionalists left and right have equal reason to worry over the lost constraint on the executive. Republicans and Democrats alike have options to vote people into Congress who are determined to stop with the chickenshittery and assert the legislature's constitutional prerogatives on war and peace.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Sarah Palin is now the guy who hangs out in the high school parking lot, Sarah Palin is now the guy who hangs out in the high school parking lot, showing off his car, five years after he graduated.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I never had any facial hair in my life. I never had any facial hair in my life.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: At a time when America should be doing everything we can to lead the fight At a time when America should be doing everything we can to lead the fight to defeat ISIS and other radical jihadists, Donald Trump is playing right into their hands.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: If you took a cracked pot and you cracked that cracked pot, you'd be approaching If you took a cracked pot and you cracked that cracked pot, you'd be approaching the level of cracked pottery we are talking about here.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: My life is better with every year of living it. My life is better with every year of living it.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: We ought to realize by now (see Korea, see Vietnam, see Afghanistan, see Iraq, see We ought to realize by now (see Korea, see Vietnam, see Afghanistan, see Iraq, see Iran) that deploying the US military, or dealing billions of dollars a year of arms to our ally of the moment that can serve as a regional rival to our enemy of the moment, is not always the best way to make threats go away. Our military and weapons prowess is a fantastic and perfectly weighted hammer, but that doesn't make every international problem a nail.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: Britains still commemorate the Battle of Cable Street in London. There are still pop songs Britains still commemorate the Battle of Cable Street in London. There are still pop songs in Britain that reference Sir Oswald Mosley and his black shirts.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: By the time Bill Clinton left office in 2001, an Operation Other Than War, as By the time Bill Clinton left office in 2001, an Operation Other Than War, as Pentagon forces called them, could go on indefinitely, sort of on autopilot - without real political costs or consequences, or much civilian notice. We'd gotten used to it.
By 2001, the ability of a president to start and wage military operations without (or even in spite of) Congress was established precedent.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: I care a lot about what my girlfriend thinks, and my friends, but ultimately it's I care a lot about what my girlfriend thinks, and my friends, but ultimately it's me in the mirror. I just want to be proud of what I do.
Rachel Maddow Sayings: The single best thing about honesty is that it requires no follow-up. The single best thing about honesty is that it requires no follow-up.