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September 02, 2015

"There are growers out there screaming for labor. The people who are coming in are doing the work that not a single American would like to do."-- California farm labor contractor Carlos Castaneda on the 1.4 million undocumented immigrants who work on U.S. farms"My farm would shut down today if you removed my... workforce. You hear all these disparaging remarks about immigrants, but these guys are the hardest-working, most dedicated people... I've ever seen in my life."-- CA farmer Frank Muller, who grows tomatoes, peppers, almonds, and walnuts"Terrible for agriculture."-- peach and plum farmer Harold McClarty, on Trump's immigration plan"

September 01, 2015

"We as Christians just don't have rights any more... It's a war on Christianity... Our law says 'one man and one woman,' and that is what I held my hand up and took an oath to and... If it takes my life, I will die for it... because I believe I owe that to the people that fought so I can have the freedom that I have. I owe that to them today, and you do, we all do. They fought and died so we could have this freedom. I'm going to fight and die so my kids and your kids can keep it."

– county clerk Casey Davis, on refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in Kentucky

August 31, 2015

"The idea of two men getting married is the most bizarre idea in human history...The whole purpose of marriage is to have a family. It's not about making people happy. It's not about love."

– Catholic League president Bill Donohue

August 28, 2015

"Screaming at the top of his lungs...A maniac."-- Donald Trump on Univision host Jorge Ramos"Dividing the country by what...Jorge Ramos was all about in that press conference."-- Fox analyst Jeffrey Lord"[Ramos] acted like an illegal alien, and got treated like one. He cut the line, was disruptive and then was deported, and then Trump let him back in."-- Fox News' Jesse Watters"Get out of my country. Get out."-- Trump supporter to Ramos, who is a U.S. citizen"

August 27, 2015

"Baby Donald."

– Maine Gov. Paul LePage, on himself

August 26, 2015

"I know nothing about it."

– Donald Trump on Black Lives Matter

August 25, 2015

"I used to be 100% loved. Now I'm probably 55% loved."

– Donald Trump

August 24, 2015

"Donald Trump was right. All of these illegals need to be deported."-- man arrested for beating up and urinating on an Hispanic homeless man in Boston"A shame. I will say, that the people that are following me are very passionate. They love this country. They want this country to be great again. But they are very passionate."-- Trump, on being informed of the incident by reporters"

August 21, 2015

"It's a good thing I'm not a woman. I would always be pregnant. I can't say no."

– President Warren G. Harding, to reporters

August 20, 2015

"Put up a sign that says at the end of 60 days, if you are not here with our permission, can't prove your legal status, you become property of the state. And then we start to extort or exploit or indenture your labor."-- Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson, on illegal immigrants"It sounds an awful lot like slavery."-- caller "Well, what's wrong with slavery?...You show up without an invitation, you get to be an asset... You think I'm just pulling your leg. I am not."-- Mickelson"