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August 21, 2011

"My husband said, now you need to go and get a post-doctorate degree in tax law. Tax law. I hate taxes. Why should I go and do something like that? But the Lord says, 'Be submissive.' Wives, you are to be submissive to your husbands. Never had a tax course in my background, never had a desire for it, but by faith, I was going to be faithful to what I thought God was calling me to do through my husband."

– Rep. Michele Bachmann

August 20, 2011

"What I support is putting all science on the table and then letting students decide. I don't think it's a good idea for government to come down on one side of one scientific issue or another, when there is reasonable doubt."

– Michele Bachmann

"I figure you're smart enough to figure out which one is right."

– Rick Perry, on teaching both creationism and evolution in schools

August 19, 2011

"I dunno, you need to ask him."

– Gov. Rick Perry, asked if he thinks President Obama loves his country

August 18, 2011

"We are deeply concerned that Mr. Sorrentino's association with our brand could cause significant damage to our image."

– press release about Jersey Shore's "The Situation" from Abercrombie & Fitch, which recently introduced push-up bikini tops for eight-year-old girls

August 17, 2011

"If this guy prints more money between now and the election, I don't know what you all would do to him in Iowa, but we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas...Printing more money to play almost treasonous."

– Rick Perry on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke

August 16, 2011

"It takes balls to execute an innocent man."

– a Texas voter from a focus group commenting on a questionable execution approved by Gov. Rick Perry

August 14, 2011

"I'm doing this because they call us criminals."

– London looter to photographer

August 12, 2011

"I'm not going to eat Barack Obama's dogfood."

– Mitt Romney

August 11, 2011

"[Texas Governor Rick Perry] is a charismatic figure. I think about him on stage with the other candidates and he'll stand out. He's not a wallflower. But the most interesting question for me is whether the country is ready for somebody who looks and sounds like George W. Bush on steroids."

– Dr. Richard Land, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention

August 10, 2011

"I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I'm f**king insane, like I'm Hitler. One day the light will shine through and one day people will understand everything I ever did."

– Kanye West