Say What? Archive

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July 11, 2014

"Even with $3.7B that's requested, there's no way what's being called for is going to stop the invasion that's occurring...I'm hoping my governor will utilize Article 1, Section 10, that allows a state that is being invaded -- in our case more than twice as many just in recent months [as] invaded France on D-Day-- use whatever means, whether it's troops, even using ships of war, even exacting a tax on interstate stop the invasion."

– Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert on influx of unaccompanied minors across U.S. border

July 10, 2014

"He has become a dictator. He is running amok. He is not following the Constitution."-- Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst on Obama, in January"I obviously do not believe the president is a dictator, but his repeated use of unilateral action sure makes him look like one."-- Ernst on Obama, this week"

July 08, 2014

"President George W. Bush led our nation through some of the most challenging moments of our nation's history -- and we miss him and his leadership."

– sales pitch for the "I Miss W" t-shirt

July 07, 2014

"I don't want to get into the debate about climate change, but I will simply point out that I think in academia we all agree that the temperature on Mars is exactly as it is here. Nobody will dispute that. Yet there are no coal mines on Mars. There are no factories on Mars that I'm aware of."

– Kentucky state Sen. Brandon Smith

July 04, 2014

"It is a greater thing to be a good citizen than to be a good Republican or a good Democrat."

– Gifford Pinchot

July 03, 2014

"I call them 'The Beyonce Voters'...They depend on government because they're not depending on their husbands. They need things like contraception, health care, and they love to talk about equal pay."

– Fox's Jesse Watters on single women

July 02, 2014

"The greatest deception in the history of mankind."

– LA state Rep. Lenar Whitney on the idea of man-made climate change

July 01, 2014

"It is widely known Rep. Frank D. Lucas is no longer alive and has been displayed by a lookalike. Lucas' look-alike was depicted as sentenced on a white stage in southern Ukraine on or about Jan. 11, 2011. I will NEVER use Artificial Intelligence look-alike to voice what the Representative's Office is doing nor own a robot look-alike."

– Tea Party challenger Timothy Ray Murray, who received 3,442 votes in an Oklahoma primary race last Tuesday

June 28, 2014

"I promise you: No American whose great-grandfather was born here is watching soccer."

– Ann Coulter

June 27, 2014

"Most people think Islam is a religion, it's not...It's a complete geopolitical structure and, as such, does not deserve First Amendment protection."

– Georgia congressional candidate Jody Hice