More GOP Candidate Quotes


Michele Bachmann: I don’t know how much God has to do to get the attention of the politicians. We’ve had an earthquake; we’ve had a hurricane. He said, ‘Are you going to start listening to me here?’ Listen to the American people because the American people are roaring right now. They know government is on a morbid obesity diet and we’ve got to rein in the spending. (2011)
Rick Santorum: Isn’t that the ultimate homeland security, standing up and defending marriage? (2004)
Rick Perry: It’s a good issue to keep alive. It’s fun to poke at him. (2011, Obama’s birth certificate)
Rick Perry: I will tell you: It’s three agencies of government, when I get there, that are gone: Commerce, Education and the — what’s the third one there? Let’s see. … OK. So Commerce, Education and the — … The third agency of government I would — I would do away with the Education, the … Commerce and — let’s see — I can’t. The third one, I can’t. Sorry. Oops. (2011)
Michele Bachmann: It is horrific to know that in the African American community, 50 percent of all African American pregnancies in the United States end in abortion, 50 percent. That is a genocide of African Americans of the United States. It should not be. There are Americans all across this country who would love to adopt African American babies, but they can’t because 50 percent of all African American pregnancies today are ending in abortion. (2009)
Michele Bachmann: Not all cultures are equal. (2005)
Michele Bachmann: We will talk a little bit about what has transpired in the last 18 months and would we count what has transpired into turning our country into a nation of slaves. (2010)
Michele Bachmann: I find it interesting that it was back in the 1970s that the swine flu broke out under another, then under another Democrat president, Jimmy Carter. I’m not blaming this on President Obama, I just think it’s an interesting coincidence. (2009)
Michele Bachmann: Carbon dioxide is portrayed as harmful. But there isn’t even one study that can be produced that shows that carbon dioxide is a harmful gas. (2009)
Michele Bachmann: This is an earthquake issue. This will change our state forever. Because the immediate consequence, if gay marriage goes through, is that K-12 little children will be forced to learn that homosexuality is normal, natural and perhaps they should try it. (2004)
Michele Bachmann: The President of the United States will be taking a trip over to India that is expected to cost the taxpayers $200 million a day. (2010)
Rick Perry: From time to time there are going to be things that occur that are acts of God that cannot be prevented. (2010, on the BP oil spill)
Michele Bachmann: [Pelosi] is committed to her global warming fanaticism to the point where she has said she has even said she is trying to save the planet. We all know that someone did that 2,000 years ago. (2008)
Rick Perry: Is it the Mitt Romney that was on the side of — against the Second Amendment before he was for the Second Amendment? Was it — was before — he was before the social programs from the standpoint of — he was for standing up for Roe v. Wade before he was against first — Roe v. Wade? (2011)
Rick Perry: Juarez is reported to be the most dangerous city in America. (2011)
Mitt Romney: I saw the young man over there with eggs Benedict, with hollandaise sauce. And I was going to suggest to you that you serve your eggs with hollandaise sauce in hubcaps. Because there’s no plates like chrome for the hollandaise. (2011)
Michele Bachmann: I wish the American media would take a great look at the views of the people in Congress and find out: Are they pro-America or anti-America? (2008)
Newt Gingrich: I have six times as many Twitter followers as all the other candidates combined, but it didn’t count because if it counted I’d still be a candidate; since I can’t be a candidate that can’t count. (2011)
Rick Perry: Even if an alcoholic is powerless over alcohol once it enters his body, he still makes a choice to drink. And, even if someone is attracted to a person of the same sex, he or she still makes a choice to engage in sexual activity with someone of the same gender. (2008)
Newt Gingrich: I have two grandchildren – Maggie is 11, Robert is 9. I am convinced that if we do not decisively win the struggle over the nature of America, by the time they’re 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. (2011)
Rick Perry: George W. Bush did a incredible job in the presidency, defending us from freedom. (2010)


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