Say What? Archive

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July 28, 2013

"You're a Muslim, so why did you write a book about the founder of Christianity?"-- Fox News' Lauren Green to religious scholar Reza Aslan"Well, to be clear, I am a scholar of religions with four degrees, including one in the New Testament, and fluency in biblical Greek, who has been studying the origins of Christianity for two decades, who also just happens to be a Muslim. It's not that I'm just some Muslim writing about Jesus. I am an expert with a Ph.D. in the history of religions."-- Aslan"It still begs the question. Why would you be interested in the founder of Christianity?"-- Green"

July 10, 2013

"Cheap student loans keep people out of the labor market. This is a dangerous spiral."

– Tucker Carlson

July 04, 2013

"If I don't finish in the top three for the next Nobel Peace Prize, something's seriously wrong."

– Dennis Rodman

July 03, 2013

"I've always thought the Yankees had something to do with it."

– Gen. Pickett, asked why his charge at Gettysburg failed

July 02, 2013

"Jesus wept...Five people in robes said they are bigger than the voters of CA and Congress combined. And bigger than God. May He forgive us all."

– former Gov. Mike Huckabee on DOMA decision

July 01, 2013

"I do not believe that as a member of that body I should allow someone to make comments such as he was preparing to make that ultimately were just open rebellion against what the word of God has said, what God has said, and just open rebellion against God's law."

– Pennsylvania state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, on refusing to allow openly gay Rep. Brian Sims to speak about the DOMA ruling on the House floor

June 28, 2013

"Apparently they've been very cloistered. They were not aware that the most wise man in history, Solomon, said there's nothing new under the sun, and this isn't new, and it's been tried over and over, and it's usually tried at the end of a great civilization...What we now have today is a holy quintet who goes against the laws of nature and nature's God."

– Rep. Louis Gohmert on Supreme Court's DOMA decision

June 27, 2013

"Would you have fired you?"-- Matt Lauer"Would I have fired me? Knowing me? No."-- Paula Deen"

June 26, 2013

"I'm George Polis. I have 2,000 shares of Yahoo. I'm Greek, and I'm a dirty old man, and you look attractive, Marissa."

– Yahoo shareholder prefacing his question for CEO Marissa Mayer at shareholders meeting

June 24, 2013

"With Jihawg Ammo, you don't just kill an Islamist terrorist, you also send him to hell."-- press release from maker of pork-laced bullets"[In the Quran] there is no penalty for coming into contact with pork."-- Religious Studies professor Shannon Dunn"