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May 28, 2015

"I'm trying to preserve an endangered culture -- the American culture -- and it is being overwhelmed by 30 million illegal and legal immigrants being dumped on this country from peasant cultures... If you don't want to be killed by ISIS, don't go to Syria. If you don't want to be killed by a Mexican, there's nothing I can tell you."

– Ann Coulter

May 27, 2015

"I'm not inferring... that this accident happened because [Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian] was gay, but I do think it's an interesting part of the story... When people are going through some confusion that has to do with the very core of who they are... I think it's something to be discussed and I think it's a factor, and I'm doubting you'll hear it anywhere else."

– Sandy Rios, radio host and American Family Association director

May 26, 2015

"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year-old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs."

– John Rogers

May 25, 2015

"It's harder to write fiction than nonfiction. Fiction has to make sense."

– Tom Clancy

May 22, 2015

"The climate is changing. I don't think the science is clear on what percentage is man-made and what percentage is natural. It's convoluted. And for the people to say the science is decided on this is just really arrogant, to be honest with you. It's this intellectual arrogance that now you can't have a conversation about it even."-- Jeb Bush"Just generally I think as conservatives we should embrace innovation, embrace technology, embrace science. Sometimes I sense that we pull back from the embrace of these things. We shouldn't."-- Jeb Bush"

May 20, 2015

"Nobody lives life backwards. At the time, reasonable people could disagree over whether to go to war in Iraq. It's really a silly hypothetical, and the people who ask it should know better. You don't get to relive history that way."-- Eliot Cohen, former top aide to Condoleezza Rice and founding member of the Project For A New American Century, on asking presidential candidates if they would have invaded"It was not a mistake."-- Sen. Marco Rubio on Iraq invasion"It was worse than a mistake, it was a crime."-- Paul Krugman on Iraq invasion"

May 19, 2015

"I don't think I've ever taken as many selfies as I did in Thailand. It's one of the prettiest places I've ever traveled to!"

– Kim Kardashian in Selfish

May 18, 2015

"The simple fact is that mistakes were made. As they always are in life."

– Jeb Bush, on the invasion of Iraq

May 15, 2015

"It is important that Texans know their safety, constitutional rights, private property rights and civil liberties will not be infringed upon."

– Gov. Greg Abbott, on deploying the Texas State Guard during Jade Helm

May 13, 2015

"Fox News' Megyn Kelly:"Knowing what we now know, would you have authorized the invasion [of Iraq]?"Jeb Bush:"I would have."