Say What? Archive

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March 31, 2011

"The reason Social Security is in trouble is that we don't have enough workers to support the retirees...Well, a third of all the young people in America are not in America today because of abortion."

– Rick Santorum

March 29, 2011

"Are we at war? I haven't heard the president say that we are at war. And that's why I too am not knowing do we use the term intervention? Do we use war? Do we use squirmish? What is it?"

– Sarah Palin

March 29, 2011

"I am convinced that if we do not decisively win the struggle over the nature of America, by the time [my grandchildren are] my age they will be in a secular atheist country, potentially one dominated by radical Islamists and with no understanding of what it once meant to be an American."

– Newt Gingrich

March 28, 2011

"I'm just asking President Obama to show the public his birth certificate. Why's he making an issue out of this?"

– Donald Trump

March 26, 2011

"I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis -- O.M.G. (Oh! My God!) -- Shower it on the Admiralty!"

– British Admiral John Arbuthnot Fisher in a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill -- the earliest known use of the acronym

March 25, 2011

"Exercise a no-fly zone this evening."

– Newt Gingrich, 3/7/11

"I would not have intervened."

– Newt Gingrich, 3/23/11

March 24, 2011

"Palin's popularity falling in Iowa, but maintains lead to become supreme commander of Milfistan."

– Tucker Carlson, in a tweet

March 23, 2011

"It's infiltrated every level of our government. Right now we have many of these people that are advising the US military and State Department on how to respond in the Middle East, and it's like a farmer asking a fox, 'How do I protect my henhouse from foxes?' We've brought in Muslims to tell us how to make policy toward Muslim countries."

– evangelist Franklin Graham, on the Muslim Brotherhood

March 22, 2011

"If the world gets crazy with us, we will get crazy too."

– Muammar Gaddafi

March 21, 2011

"I dealt with Gaddafi. I rented him a piece of land. He paid me more for one night than the land was worth for two years, and then I didn't let him use the land. That's what we should be doing. I don't want to use the word 'screwed,' but I screwed him."

– Donald Trump