They Said What? (December 2017)

You know, am I mad at God? Yeah, I’m mad at him. I wish I had more protection. I wish this stuff didn’t happen. I can’t explain it to you. Yeah, I’m mad at him.

Bill O’Reilly, discussing the sexual harassment allegations that drove him out of Fox News earlier this year.

CNN, 10-23-17


Reporters don’t understand religious liberty, where it comes from. It comes from God, not from the Constitution.

Senate candidate Roy Moore, after he was asked if he stood behind his previous comments that Rep. Keith Ellison shouldn’t be in Congress because he’s Muslim.

CBS News, 10-31-17


I hope the president and the GOP will put an end to the bull and baloney we Christians have been getting from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. That organization is more a threat to our freedom than North Korea, Iran and the Islamic State group.

Bill Mattern, in a letter to the editor.

Lancaster (Pa.) Online, 11-18-17


Work together for love to overcome evil, and do that by working with God. . . You work with God.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, pushing back against gun restrictions the day after a gunman killed 26 people in a Texas church.

Washington Times, 11-6-17


It’s disappointing, it’s sad, and this is what you’ll get from the far secular left. People who do not have faith don’t understand faith, I guess I’d have to say. And it is the right thing to do is to pray in moments like this, because you know what? Prayer works. And I know you believe that, and I believe that and when you hear the secular left doing this thing, it’s no wonder you have so much polarization and disunity in this country when people think like that.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, standing behind his claim to pray for the victims of the mass shooting in Texas.

Huffington Post, 11-6-17


All I really know is that Christians will always be attacked no matter what. It could be true, it could be false, but he’s led by God, and that’s all that matters.

Alabama resident Pamela Hicks, at a Dec. 14 campaign stop by Roy Moore, accused by multiple women of preying on them as teenagers.

New York Times, 11-16-17


If Jesus Christ gets down off the cross and told me Trump is with Russia, I would tell him, “Hold on a second. I need to check with the president if it’s true.”

Mark Lee, one of six Trump voters to appear on a CNN panel.

The Hill, 11-20-17