PRESIDENT OBAMA: "Now, what we’re doing, I want to be clear, we’re not trying to push financial reform because we begrudge success that's fairly earned. I mean, I do think at a certain point you've made enough money."
Riot police were sent in at a Tea Party event outside an Obama rally in Quincy, IL this afternoon. Gateway Pundit and Sharp Elbows at
Tim James: In this advertisement, Tim speaks out on the issue of English only. Alabama offers drivers license tests in 12 languages. As Governor, he will push to have the test given in only one language, English. This strikes a sensitive issue with Republican voters who are deeply concerned about the issue of illegal aliens.
Securities and Exchange Commission chairwoman Mary L. Schapiro would not say if any employees were fired at a Senate hearing today. She said employees were "on notice" and penalities have been "ramped up." However she would not say if any full-time employees (non-contractors) were fired.
SEN. JIM DEMINT (R-SC): "The president is the one who put the kibosh on working together, and now he's just trying to use the mainstream media to confuse the American people. The fact is I think he thinks Americans are stupid, and he's going to play this out until he gets a headline in every paper that Republicans are obstructionist. The fact is
Clinton says, "I'm not at all sure they violated the law...but I do believe that there was no underlying merit to the transaction." (source: C-SPAN) RELATED: No SEC Employees Fired Over Porn Scandal
Sarah Palin on immigration. Palin says AZ Gov. Jan Brewer (R) had to do something to protect her state.
Charles Krauthammer: "When the Incas had a crop failure, they would take somebody up on a hill, and they would execute them. This process is the same except it has a little less dignity."
SEN. HARRY REID (D-NV): "All of this talk from Republicans about wanting to do something about this bill before it gets on the floor is really anti-Senate and anti-American."
Sportswriter Dave Zirin is calling for a boycott against the Arizona Diamondbacks because of the state's new immigration law. MSNBC Anchor Tamron Hall frets that MLB players of Latino descent may be profiled and "pulled over" because of their appearance.
MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan to Utah State Rep. Stephen Sandstrom (R): "Do you think that the law your proposing makes your state more like Nazi Germany?"
Film director Michael Moore offers his view on the Goldman Sachs investigation and the concept of "too big to fail."
Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) on Wall Street: "I think people really just sense that there's a lack of patriotism in it. there's a lack of concern about the country. It's just, 'hey, let's just make our money and run. Devil be damned what the implications are.'"
Chris Matthews: "Sen. Graham carries the flag for the America envisioned by the Founding Fathers."
Arizona Senator John McCain addresses opposition to Arizona measure.
FOX News Channel is reporting that Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) will seek his state's open Senate seat as a Republican. FLASHBACK: Crist Says In Debate That He Will Run As Republican
KGUN-TV: Pima County's top lawman says he has no intention of enforcing Arizona's controversial crackdown on illegal immigration. Sheriff Clarence Dupnik calls SB 1070 "racist," "disgusting," and "unnecessary."
DNC Chairman Tim Kaine discusses the Democrat's 2010 strategy and voter blocs.
Sen. Collins said they were not "straight-forward" and "extremely arrogant"