Quotes From The Weekend

On how she would address the destruction of property and monuments:

“People will do what they do.”

–Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House

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Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, who goes by the nickname “AOC’ on the recent spike in crime in New York:
“People need to feed their child”….maybe need to “shoplift some bread.”

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“I think we’re missing the point. We need police reform, we need prison reform. … My concern is turning this into a circus instead of trying to do some good stuff.

What the country really needs is “good cops out there policing the bad cops.”

Pointing out that while the US is a divided country, people don’t want to turn on sports and hear a bunch of arguments…”sports used to be a place where fans could go get away from reality.”

–Charles Barkley, former NBA star and TV commentator

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“Don’t overlook things that need to be fixed. But don’t overlook blessings either. Don’t think that everything is terrible. I promise you that if you visited some other countries it would make you thankful for what we have. It’s not all good. But it’s not all bad either.”

–Tony Dungy, first black head coach to win a Super Bowl

(sharing a little late, as he posted this on Twitter on July 4)

 

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