QOTD: "Somebody needs to get up and start talking about unifying this country again."
— Susan Eisenhower, July 24, 2009
Today I saw a hummingbird zoom right up to my window and hover. They are such amazing creatures, I am always fascinated by them.
It has turned slightly humid here today, which feels weird; it's been unseasonably cool here for the past week. But I'm not complaining as long as summer sticks around.
More soundbites from Real Time with Bill Maher
[The Republicans] want to score a political win...But, they have no problem letting 50 million Americans suffer without health insurance. – Anthony Woods
We're going to have to find a solution to healthcare because the boomers are going to be retire soon and are going to create enormous distortions in an already distorted system. – Susan Eisenhower
I would love to have some journalist ask a Republican who talks about socialized medicine: If it's so awful, how come it's what we have for our veterans? – Bill Maher
The Republicans are a sideshow here, compared to the failure of the Democratic Party to get its shit together. – John Heilemann
The Democrats, whenever they're given a chance, controlling all three branches of the government, are tied in knots and can't get anywhere. – John Heilemann
They're not hospitals anymore. They're Jiffy Lube's with bedpans. – Bill Maher