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That’s called bullshit with a serving of horseshit on the side.
Former IRS official, on details in a tax return from Karl Rove’s dark money group, Crossroads GPS. Read more here.
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Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine. but … am I an addict? No. Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors.
Toronto mayor Rob Ford. Watch here.
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It’s effectively the same standard as stop and frisk.

NSA General Counsel Rajesh De, on the standard they use when deciding whether to search phone call data.

(via The Hill

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I can assure people, hopefully it doesn’t happen again.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, apologizing for being drunk in public.

(via Toronto Star)

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Obamacare is really the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery. It is slavery, in a way.
Neurosurgeon Ben Carson describing Obamacare during the 2013 Value Voters Summit, as tweeted by The Atlantic’s Molly Ball.
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The extreme right has 90 seats in the House. Occupy Wall Street has no seats.
Joe Echevarria, chief executive of Deloitte, on the splintering of the Republican Party. via Business Groups See Loss of Sway Over House GOP (NYT)
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I have friends that I know, or very much suspect, are homosexual.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

(see the rest of his interview with New York Magazine here.)

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You can’t go to a movie—or watch a television show for that matter—without hearing the constant use of the F-word—including, you know, ladies using it.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on how times have changed.

(via New York Magazine)

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We have to get something out of this. And I don’t know what that even is.
Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., on the GOP’s shutdown strategy. via WashingtonExaminer
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It’s kind of an insult to lemmings to call them lemmings…

Rep Devin Nunes (R-Ca.) on the far right members of his party who pushed for a government shutdown.

(via New York Times)

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Dante…has the same hairdo as I had in 1978. Although I have to confess my Afro was never that good. It was a little imbalanced.
Obama, praising Bill de Blasio’s son at a fundraiser for the NYC mayoral candidate Tuesday night.
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It’s “sort of like what we did in the Deep South [decades ago]. And I think it was just as bad and just as wrong.”
AIG CEO Robert Benmosche comparing outrage over bonuses promised to AIG’s members to lynchings in the Deep South. He later apologized. 
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That’s because I’m scared of my wife.
Obama, on why he hasn’t had a cigarette in years.