Say What? Archive

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December 18, 2014

"I'll tell you what my definition of torture is: what nineteen guys armed with airline tickets and boxcutters did to 3,000 Americans on 9/11."

– Dick Cheney

December 15, 2014

"I'd do it again in a minute...I have no problem as long as we achieve our objective."

– Dick Cheney on torture

December 12, 2014

"Three thousand Americans died on 9/11 because of what these guys did, and I have no sympathy for them. I don't know the specific details... I haven't read the report... I keep coming back to the basic, fundamental proposition: how nice do you want to be to the murderers of 3,000 Americans?"

– Dick Cheney, asked about the Senate report's account of the torture death of Gul Rahman, who had no connection to 9/11

December 11, 2014

"Full of crap."

– Dick Cheney on Senate torture report

December 10, 2014

"Al-Najjar was described as having been left hanging -- which involved handcuffing one or both wrists to an overhead bar which would not allow him to lower his arms -- for 22 hours each day for two consecutive days, in order to "'break' his resistance." It was also noted al-Najjar was wearing a diaper and had no access to toilet facilities."

– from Senate torture report

December 09, 2014

"This government does not torture people."

– George W. Bush, 10/5/07

December 08, 2014

"We need the frontier. We need people moving into space. My vision is I want to see millions of people living and working in space."

– Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

December 05, 2014

"I don't want to hear about this hands-up crap. That's not what happened. I don't know exactly what did happen, but I know that's not what happened."

– Mike Ditka on Ferguson protest gesture

December 04, 2014

"Nobody wants to send their daughter to the rape school."

– Dean Nicole Eramo, explaining why UVA doesn't publish all its data on sexual violence

December 03, 2014

"A hundred Delta Gammas, a thousand AZDsTen Thousand Pi Phi bitches who get down on their kneesBut the ones that we hold true, the ones that we hold dearAre the ones who stay up late at night, and take it in the rear."

– from Rugby Road, a traditional UVA fight song