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April 8, 2015
Tulsa policeman restraining unarmed man dying after being shot, who complained he couldn't breathe: "F*** your breath!"....Valerie Plame on Judith Miller's WSJ column: "Your attempt to re-write history is both pathetic and self-serving."....Col. Lawrence Wilkerson on Iran agreement: "Has win-win written all over it...My political party, at least some of them -- the 47 for example who signed the letter to the Ayatollah -- they want war."....Sen. Mark Kirk: "Neville Chamberlain got a better deal from Adolph Hitler...Going to end with a mushroom cloud somewhere near Tehran."....former Rep. Michele Bachmann: "Barack Obama is for the 300 million souls of the United States what Andreas Lubitz was for the 150 souls on the German Wings flight - a deranged pilot flying his entire nation into the rocks."....Bill O'Reilly: "I think I trust Iran more than I trust the American press."....Stephen King on Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act: "You can frost a dog turd, but it's still a dog turd."....Donald Trump on One Direction: "I never like them staying in my hotels."....

March 28, 2015
Glenn Beck on GOP: "They are not good....They're torpedoing the constitution and they're doing it knowingly."....Charles M. Blow on Gov. Bobby Jindal: "Increasingly comes across as nuttier than a piece of praline."....Stephen King on Maine Gov. LePage: "Full of the stuff that makes grass grow green...Needs to remember there ain't no free lunch."....

March 18, 2015
Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder on Ferguson report: "There is more racism in the Justice Department than there is...anywhere that I see in the St. Louis area."....Univision host Rodner Figueroa on First Lady Michelle Obama: "Looks like she's part of the cast of 'Planet of the Apes.'"....Sen. Dick Durbin on delay of Loretta Lynch confirmation: "The first African-American woman nominated to be attorney general is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar."....Nahum Barnea on Netanyahu's campaign promises: "Written on ice on a very hot day."....Stephen Sondheim on Lady Gaga's 'Sound of Music' tribute: "Ridiculous...A travesty."....President Obama at Gridiron Dinner: "You don't diminish your office by taking a selfie. You do it by sending a poorly-written letter to Iran. Really, that wasn't a joke."....

March 12, 2015
NY Daily News on GOP senators who wrote to Iran's leaders: "Traitors."….Major Gen. Paul D. Eaton: "Mutinous…Defied the chain of command."….New York Times: "GOP Idiocy...Disgraceful and irresponsible."....Leslie Gelb: "Hate President Obama more than they love America."....Bernie Sanders: "Unspeakable...Outrageous."....Obama: "Wanting to make common cause with the hardliners in Iran."....Harry Reid: "Juvenile...Apparently, some of my Republican colleagues do not believe that two wars are enough."....former Reagan adviser Bruce Bartlett on CPAC attendees: "They are really rather stupid and not very well read. To them Reagan is a distant figure in history...I think he would probably be booed out of the crowd."....Phil Robertson: "You know what's happened, GOP? We got too many 'any others' in the White House. It wasn't meant for them."....

March 4, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz: "We need a commander in chief who will actually stand up and defend the United States of America!"....House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Netanyahu speech: "Condescension...[An] insult to the intelligence of the United States."...Sen. Chris Murphy: "A stick in the eye of the president."....Sen. Barbara Boxer: "Circular reasoning."....Rep. John Yarmuth: "Straight out of the Dick Cheney playbook."....Rep. Jan Schakowsky: "Felt to me like an effort to stampede the United States into war once again."....Rep. Jim McDermott: "He was trying to make people afraid."....Christiane Amanpour: "Strangelovian."....Rep. Jared Huffman: "He's never seen a war he didn't want our country to fight."....The Guardian: "Did what he does so well: scared American politicians to death."....

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