Posts Tagged: Rick Santorum

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"We don’t even know our own history…. How can we be a free people? How can we be a people that fight for America if we don’t know who America is or what we’re all about. This is, in my opinion, a conscious effort on the part of the left who has a huge influence on our curriculum, to desensitize America to what American values are so they are more pliable to the new values that they would like to impose on America."

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, reflecting on a national study showing just 13% of high-school seniors demonstrated proficiency in U.S. history.

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"Almost 60,000 average Americans had the courage to go out and charge those beaches on Normandy, to drop out of airplanes who knows where, and take on the battle for freedom. Average Americans. The very Americans that our government now, and this president, does not trust to make a decision on your health care plan. Those Americans risked everything so they could make that decision on their health care plan."

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Rick Santorum, Republican presidential candidate, in a pre-written speech honoring the anniversary of D-Day.

(Does he really not understand that they, being veterans, are the beneficiaries of not one, but two different forms of government healthcare: The VA and Medicare?!)

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"He doesn’t understand how enhanced interrogation works. I mean, you break somebody, and after they’re broken, they become cooperative."

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Rick Santorum, Republican presidential candidate, complaining about John McCain’s opposition to torture.

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