|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: January 6, 2006
Quotable & Notable
It didnt work.
Brookings Institution senior fellow Thomas Mann on the Republican plan to intimidate Democrats into renewing the Patriot Act and approving oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Dont go breaking his heart
-- Headline in Londons The Sun newspaper above a story about the marriage of Sir Elton John and his longtime partner, David Furnish. It is a reference to one of the singers hits from the 1970s
I will be obliged to suppress St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish.
-- Archbishop Raymond L. Burke of St. Louis saying that the lay board that controls the parish has chosen to lead its members into schism. Burke excommunicated the six board members and the priest they recently hired.
Weve talked about the possibility that the new Iraqi government will see no advantage in putting its security forces out on the street quickly if that means the departure of American firepower.
-- A senior White House official quoted by The New York Times David E. Sanger
Its not good.
-- Rudolf Jaenisch, a leading stem cell scientist in Cambridge, Mass., reacting to allegations that Korean researcher Hwang Woo-suks high-profile human cloning work may have been fabricated
With 160,000 troops there, the idea that we could do that is so far from reality, nor was there any intention that we should do that.
-- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld explaining that the Pentagon never expected to guarantee security in Iraq after toppling Saddam Hussein. It is the Iraqis country. Theyve got 28 million people there, he said.
National Catholic Reporter, January 6, 2006
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