Say What? Archive

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December 19, 2014

"Going back a full half-century...i.e. to 1964 -- there have been only three elections (midterm or presidential) in which a Bush or a Clinton hasn't been on the ballot somewhere for something."

– Aaron Blake

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