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February 10, 2015
Obama on ISIS: "A brutal, vicious death cult...Remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. There is a tendency in us, a sinful tendency that can pervert and distort our faith."....Rep. Steve King on Obama comments: "A much bigger jihadi recruiting tool than Gitmo."....VA Gov. Jim Gilmore: "The most offensive comments I've ever heard a president make in my lifetime. He has offended every believing Christian in the United States."....Mike Huckabee: "Everything he does is against what Christians stand for...The one group of people that can know they have his undying, unfailing support would be the Muslim community."....Greta Van Susteren: "Has now alienated that Christians. Deeply alienated them."....John Hayward: "He gave marching orders to an army of pinheads to start nattering about the Crusades and the Inquisition again."....Ben Carson: "Having a leader who doesn't seem to understand what a basic school child might understand is somewhat worrisome."....Bill Maher on Republicans: "Will look you right in the eye and tell you two plus two equals Jesus."....Kanye West on Album of the Year: "Beck needs to respect artistry and he should have given his award to Beyonce and at this point, we are tired of it...When you keep on diminishing art and not respecting the craft and smacking people in the face after they deliver monumental feats of music, you're disrespectful to inspiration."....Shirley Manson on West: "It is YOU who are disrespecting artistry...You make yourself look small and petty and spoilt...Grow up and stop throwing your toys around."....FL Rep. Alcee Hastings on Texas: "A crazy state...One of their cities has a law that says women can only have six dildos."....

January 21, 2015
Sarah Palin on President Obama: "Like an overgrown little boy who's just acting kind of spoiled. And moms, we don't put up with that, do we. No. Well, dads either."....John Swaine: "Following Palin, Rick Perry sounds like Pericles."....Donald Trump on Mitt Romney: "He should have run and he choked. You don't give a choker a second chance."....GOP pollster Kellyanne Conway on Hillary Clinton: "The second most influential person in her own household."....Roger Simon on GOP 2016 candidates: "The Republican Party's clown car has become a clown van."....British PM David Cameron on Islamist terrorists: "[A] poisonous fanatical death cult of a narrative that is perverting the religion of Islam."....Matt Taibbi on 'American Sniper': "The mere act of trying to make a typically Hollywoodian one-note fairy tale set in the middle of the insane moral morass that is/was the Iraq occupation is both dumber and more arrogant than anything George Bush or even Dick Cheney ever tried."....Seth Rogen: "Kind of reminds me of the [Nazi propaganda film] that's showing in the third act of 'Inglourious Basterds.'"....Michael Moore: "Snipers aren't heroes. And invaders are worse."....Newt Gingrich on Moore: "Should spend a few weeks with ISIS and Boko Haram."....Rush Limbaugh on SOTU: "'I hope he fails'...has been my State of the Union response every year. I can't get more clear-cut than that."....Bill Maher: "If you are one of the people with a website devoted to making [Rush Limbaugh] go away, you are part of the problem...You're just a baby who can't stand to live in a world where you hear things that upset you."....Mike Huckabee on Beyonce's music: "Mental poison."....

January 16, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie on NJ reporters: "Could you find a group of more self-consumed people?....If they want to act like children, let them act like children."....Rep. Alan Grayson: "For a five-month period that ended [last week], every single elected Republican in Congress was a white Christian...GOP motto: "We're monochromatic!"....John Boehner on Obama's executive orders on immigration: "An affront to the rule of law and the Constitution."....Erick Erickson on dead Paris terrorists: "Wrap their bodies in the carcasses of pigs."....George Lopez on Erik Estrada: "You want to put credits together? You want to put television shows together, or overall how much money we've made in our careers? I'll f*** that mother****er up."....Liam Neeson: "There's over 300 million guns, privately owned, in America. I think it's a f***ing disgrace."....

January 9, 2015
Mike Huckabee on Jay Z: "Is arguably crossing the line from husband to pimp by exploiting his wife as a sex object."....Bill Maher: "There are no great religions; they're all stupid and dangerous."....PETA on Sarah Palin: "Hard-hearted...Bizarrely callous...She knows PETA about as well as she knows geography."....North Korea on the U.S.: "Inveterate repugnancy and hostility."....Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the economy: "Works well for about 10 percent of the people."....GOP Rep. Mick Mulvaney on effort to oust Boehner as Speaker: "Driven as much by talk radio as by a thoughtful and principled effort to make a change."....Rep. Alan Grayson: "Judging by whom it elects to Congress, the GOP is now the White Christian Party."....Emma Stone on Game of Thrones: "A joke show."....

December 28, 2014
North Korea's National Defense Commission on Obama: "Always goes reckless in words and deeds like a monkey in a tropical forest."....George Packer on Congress: "A stagnant pool where things turn fetid."....David Brooks on TNR owner Chris Hughes: "Callow and incompetent."....David Frum on 2016: "In this magnificent land of opportunity, anyone can aspire to the presidency, provided only that an immediate relative had the job already."....Bill Kristol on SONY dropping "The Interview": "Could be...a signpost in a collapse of civilizational courage."....Mark Fiore on SONY: "So, we don't negotiate with terrorists if they threaten to kill hostages, but if someone releases nasty emails about Angelina Jolie, we will do exactly as they say."....Rush Limbaugh on America: "The culture is rotting away."....Sophia A. McClennen on Limbaugh: "Seems to have a never-ending ability to spit bile at his fellow citizens."....

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