"Speak to me, God. Speak to me."

Don Hardman, preaching at First Baptist Church in Forest, Ohio, immediately before being struck by lightning through his microphone. Unhurt, he continued preaching for 20 minutes before discovering that the steeple was on fire.

"It appears that nominees who openly adhere to Catholic and Baptist doctrines, as a matter of personal faith, are unqualified for the federal bench in the eyes of the liberal Washington interest groups. Period."

Sen. Orrin Hatch, complaining about Democrats' opposition to Bill Pryor and other judicial nominees.

"I am ashamed to be in the same business with [the Traditional Values Coalition]. It is lying to the grassroots…"

Mike Schwartz, vice president of Concerned Women for America, on allegations that a pharmaceutical lobby paid the tvc to falsely claim that a trade bill would make abortion pills "as easy to get as aspirin."

"I would say that Pat Robertson is way out on his own, in a leaking life raft, on this one."

Richard Land, on the broadcaster's support of Liberian warlord president Charles Taylor.

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