"I'm trying to remember something that we passed under Bush that was this good."
--A senior House Republican aide, on the bill extending the Bush tax cuts for two years, Politico, December 17
"We believe that the heating and cooling of religious institutions is a job for the congregation, not the American taxpayer."
--Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, responding to reports that the stimulus was used to fund faith-based initiatives, quoted in Politico, December 3
"It's all rigged. The whole conversation is rigged."