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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

December 02, 2014

"Do you want to be responsible for something that's gonna paint UVA in a bad light? You have to remember where your loyalty lies."

– roommate counseling a gang rape victim at UVA

December 01, 2014

"Pussy! What, she's not hot enough for you? Don't you want to be a brother?"-- Phi Kappa Psi members, during an alleged gang rape at the University of Virgina, as reported in Rolling Stone"Are you ignoring me? I wanted to thank you for the other night. I had a great time."-- UVA gang rape leader "Drew" to his victim two weeks after the crime"

November 29, 2014

"When one race or culture overwhelms another culture, they run them out or they kill them. And it's a bigger issue than just being Democrats...Once the numbers are so bad, they can pretty much do whatever they want to do."-- radio caller concerned about a future majority of Hispanic citizens in the U.S."What protects us from any kind of ethnic cleansing is the rule of law, of course...And now we have a president who disregards the law when it suits his interests."-- KS Secretary of State Kris Kobach, in reply"

November 26, 2014

"Full of crap."

– Sen. Lindsey Graham on House Republican report on Benghazi