Sunday Funday


imageby Dave Bradley

Let’s relax a bit, exercise the mind and have some fun.

My guess is that many here like trivia – so let’s start with
some quotes:

Who said –

1) “I can hire one half of the working
class to kill the other half.”

a)Charles Koch
b) Richard Mellon Scaife     c)
Andrew Carnegie  d) Jay Gould

2) “Never before in all our history have these
forces been so united against one candidate as they stand today. They are
unanimous in their hate for me–and I welcome their hatred.”

a) Richard Nixon
b) JFK    c) FDR   d) Sarah Palin

3) “What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.”

a) Robert Kennedy   b) Barack
Obama   c) Bill Moyers   d) Mark Twain

4)”I will make a bargain with the Republicans. If
they will stop telling lies about Democrats, we will stop telling the truth
about them.”

a) Bill Clinton    b) Adlai Stevenson     c) Lyndon Johnson     d) Harry Truman

5) “Every gun that is made, every warship
launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those
who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.”

a) Dwight Eisenhower    b) Wesley Clark      c) Ulysses S. Grant     d) George C. Marshall

6) “Better to remain silent and be thought
a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

a) Abraham Lincoln   b) Mark Twain    c) George Bernard Shaw    d) Tim Pawlenty

7)  Which
person is credited with creating the myth of the “Welfare Queen?”

a) Ronald Reagan    b) Lee Atwater    c) Richard Nixon     d) Karl Rove.

8) “If by a “Liberal” they mean someone who looks
ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions,
someone who cares about the welfare of the people — their health, their
housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties
— someone who believes we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that
grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a
“Liberal,” then I’m proud to say I’m a “Liberal.”

a) Franklin Roosevelt
b) Jack Kennedy   c) Hubert Humphrey    d) Bill Clinton

9) “There is no greater calling than to serve your fellow men.
There is no greater contribution than to help the weak. There is no greater
satisfaction than to have done it well.”

a)
Pope John Paul II    b) Jimmy Hoffa     c) Walter Reuther     d)
Mother Theresa


10) Who was Joe Biden speaking of when he said,  “There’s only three things he mentions
in a sentence — a noun, a verb, and 9/11.”

a) George W. Bush
b) Bernard Kerik      c)  Michael Chertoff        d) Rudy Giuliani

Want a real brain strain? Think you are a real history
buff?  I have been straining my brain on
this site for a few weeks.  Good
Luck!  Scroll down and click on a heart
and a quiz will pop up.

http://www.historyteacher.net/USQuizMainPage.htm

You want answers? Ok
– here’s the answers:

1)
d (Jay Gould)
2) c (FDR)  3) a (RFK)  4) b (Stevenson)   5) a (Ike)
6) b (what’s a quote quiz without Twain?)    7) a (Reagan)   8) b (JFK)
9) c (Reuther)   10) d ( Rudy Giuliani)

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Dave Bradley is a self-described retired observer of American politics “trying to figure out how we got so screwed up.”  An Iowa City native currently living in West Liberty, Dave and his wife Carol have two grown children who “sadly had to leave the state to find decent paying jobs.”

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