|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: September 17, 2004
Quotable & Notable
Christ would not vote for Barack Obama.
-- Republican candidate Alan Keyes who is running against Democrat Barack Obama for an Illinois Senate seat, quoted in the Chicago Tribune
In Russia, democracy is who shouts the loudest. In the U.S., its who has the most money.
-- Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking to Western foreign policy experts meeting in Moscow
If voting worked, theyd make it illegal.
-- Protester from Minnesota in New York for the Republican convention, heard on National Public Radio
One big winner, many small losers
-- Headline from a story in the Far Eastern Economic Review that says Chinas share of the U.S. market for garments will increase from 16 percent to 50 percent after the quota system that has governed the global trade in textiles and garments ends on Jan. 1, 2005
If you sign up for the standard plan Ill be happy to go along and shoot your fatherly bonding moment at no extra charge.
-- Sales pitch of a man trying to get Christian Science Monitor columnist Jeffery Shaffer to buy not those silly wallet-sized photos but a video service that would document Shaffers daughters sophomore year in high school
No thanks. I think were all getting overdocumented these days.
-- Shaffers reply to the sales pitch
National Catholic Reporter, September 17, 2004
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