Tweets of the Week

Tweets of the Week

June 15th, 2013 in Opinion Free Press

Stephen Colbert, host of "The Colbert Report"

@StephenAtHome

If you're doing nothing wrong, you have nothing to hide from the giant surveillance apparatus the government's been hiding.

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Ronan Farrow, former special adviser to Hillary Clinton

@RonanFarrow

"I'm a great listener." -- The US government on a first date.

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Conor Friedersdorf, staff writer at The Atlantic

@Conor64

It makes no sense to say that the American public demanded a program, the absence of which no one complained about when it was secret.

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Mark Calabria, director of financial regulation studies at the Cato Institute

@MarkCalabria

If your support for due process is dependent upon the identity of the defendant, then you don't really believe in due process.

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Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform

@GroverNorquist

Raising taxes is what weak and lazy politicians do. Easier than governing, making decisions, prioritizing, learning from mistakes.

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U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.

@RepChuck

The President's idea of a 'recovery' is 4 million fewer private sector jobs than the average post WWII recovery

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Dave Weigel, political reporter at Slate

@DaveWeigel

Before you ask, yes, Rep. Mark Sanford is scheduled to speak at the Faith and Freedom conference

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Jim Gaffigan, Comedian

@JimGaffigan

Finally a Superman movie.