Most Notable Quotations of 2010 (UNCLASSIFIED)

Michael Newman michael.newman at QC.CUNY.EDU
Mon Nov 22 16:33:51 UTC 2010

In fact, she was just repeating a far right talking point. "Congress shall make no law regarding the establishment of religion" can provide a lot of wiggle room, and they want to take as much as they can. The fact that this quotation is a candidate for "most notable" is how unaware we can be as to what those people say to each other. It's up there with the McConnell's highest priority being to make Obama a one-term president. That could be another candidate.

Michael Newman
Associate Professor of Linguistics
Queens College/CUNY
michael.newman at

On Nov 22, 2010, at 11:09 AM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:

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> To be fairer, the phrase "separation of church and state" isn't in the
> First Amendment, so maybe she did read it and noticed that fact.
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