Palin was a political Hail Mary a long bomb in the closing minutes of a game that John McCain and Co. were certain to lose. They didn't care if she had the policy or political or emotional capacity to serve as vice president let alone president. They were willing to drive the country off a cliff if that's what it took to win.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization but this is not true. Slavery still exists but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
If I became a philosopher if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting it's all been to seduce women basically.
I believe women still face a glass ceiling that must be shattered.
It's important to still look like yourself on your wedding day so I didn't do anything drastic.
I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua. The United States launched a covert war against another nation in violation of international law a war that was wrong and immoral.
From our perspective trying to deal with this continuing campaign of terror if you will the war on terror that we're engaged in this is a continuing enterprise. The people that were involved in some of those activities before 9/11 are still out there.
We still live with this unbelievable threat over our heads of nuclear war. I mean are we stupid? Do we think that the nuclear threat has gone that the nuclear destruction of the planet is not imminent? It's a delusion to think it's gone away.
Berlin is still going through a transition since the Cold War - both in what used to be East and West Berlin. I can still sense the confusion and the struggle for identity there in the streets. There's a pulse to it.
As to war I am and always was a great enemy at the same time a warrior the greater part of my life and were I young again should still be a warrior while ever this country should be invaded and I lived.
The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war. Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular.
And we love to dance especially that new one called the Civil War Twist. The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede.
For what can war but endless war still breed?
A war still rages over the legacy of the 1960s.
Here we will solve with laws and dollars problems that too many people around the world still must solve with violence and civil war.
This is not Johnson's war. This is America's war. If I drop dead tomorrow this war will still be with you.
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war but if it shall actually take place no matter by whom brought on we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without we must try to extinguish it.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with yet still we think they tell more truth to us than to anyone else.
Plato is dear to me but dearer still is truth.
I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry an inquiry I trust not merely speculative but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
Now the first step has to be taken the step towards democracy. This step is full of risks and requires trust on all sides. We don't know where it will lead. But if we just stand still we will have no chance of escaping the violence.
He is still my father. He is still a person I know I could trust and he would never do anything against me. Once you're at the top there are not many people like that. People always want something from you.
In spite of the haze of speculation it is still something of a shock to find myself here coming to terms with an enormous trust placed in my hands and with the inevitable sense of inadequacy that goes with that.
Trust your gut instinct over spreadsheets. There are too many variables in the real world that you simply can't put into a spreadsheet. Spreadsheets spit out results from your inexact assumptions and give you a false sense of security. In most cases your heart and gut are still your best guide.
What we have is North Korea still pursuing path to a nuclear weapon state. So the majority of people's trust in North Korea has gone down considerably.