In Their Own Words

[When asked by a Herald reporter if he takes flak for publicly celebrating his conservative Roman Catholicism] You know what I say to those people? [makes obscene gesture].

That’s Sicilian.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
Keynoter, Catholic Lawyers’ Guild Luncheon
Boston Herald, March 27, 2006

I am told, and I believe it to be true, that no special operations officer currently on active duty is more highly respected or admired by his superiors, peers or subordinates alike, than Jerry Boykin. [Nominating Lt. Gen. (fight the war on terror as a Christian fight against Satan”) Boykin to lead U.S. special operations command].

Sen. George Allen, R-Va.
Letter to Donald Rumsfeld,
Defense Secretary

Associated Press, April 4, 2006

We can change the course of our country [by teaching the bible in public schools]. And God knows we need it.

Actor Chuck Norris
Website testimonial
National Council on Bible Curriculum

CBS News, April 16, 2006

These people are crazed fanatics, and I want to say it now: I believe it’s motivated by demonic power. It is satanic, and it’s time we recognize what we’re dealing with. . . . the goal of Islam, ladies and gentleman, whether you like it or not, is world domination.

Rev. Pat Robertson
“The 700 Club”

March 13, 2006

God is great!

Iraqi gunmen dragging a body
Video /Associated Press, April 6, 2006

Heretics and atheists [such as the Danish cartoonists], who denigrate religion and transgress against God and His Prophet, will not stop their enmity towards Islam except by being killed.

Osama bin Laden
Al Jazeera TV, April 23, 2006

There is a connection between religion and politics, and religion and government. . . . The people that go to church understand that a country has to be based on some sort of religion and fear of God because they understand that.

Tom DeLay
Indicted ex-House Maj. Leader

Time interview, April 3, 2006

Freedom From Religion Foundation