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January 13, 2011

"When you represent a district -- the home of the O.K. Corral and Tombstone, the town too tough to die -- nothing's a surprise."

– Rep. Gabriele Giffords, brushing off a 2009 incident in which a demonstrator's pistol fell out of his holster

January 13, 2011

"Yeah, the whole Tea Party."

– Spencer Giffords, asked if his daughter had any enemies

January 12, 2011

"What Mr. Loughner knows is that he has the full support of a major political party in this country."

– Rush Limbaugh on Dems

January 11, 2011

"It's a surveyor's symbol."

– aide Rebecca Mansour, describing the crosshairs on a Sarah Palin electoral map posted in 2010

January 10, 2011

"Please look into protection for your family. An attempt on you could bring the Republic down."

– Glenn Beck in an email to Sarah Palin

January 09, 2011

"War and Peace...'The best of times and the worst of times'..."

– RNC chairman Michael Steele, naming his favorite book, then paraphrasing the opening line of A Tale of Two Cities

January 07, 2011

"I'll tell you why [religion's] not a scam, in my opinion: tide goes in, tide goes out. Never a miscommunication...It always comes in, and always goes out. You can't explain that."

– Bill O'Reilly

January 06, 2011

"Actually, Obama. He's not too bright. Someone's gotta knock some sense into that idiot."

– UFC mixed martial artist Jacob Volkmann, asked who he would like to face next

January 05, 2011

"I've been a racist since 1921. I don't know how they can think that I'm imitating Hitler"

– Mussolini, quoted in a mistress' recently-published diary

January 03, 2011

"One of the most corrupt presidents in modern times."

– incoming House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa on Obama, later explaining that he meant to say "one of the most corrupt administrations in modern times"