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Issue Date:  July 28, 2006

Quotable & Notable

“Show … that you support Israel and invest in the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. He who blesses Israel will be blessed.”

-- A reader’s comment posted to the blog site of The Jerusalem Post

“When the Iranians get nukes this ruckus we’re witnessing today will look like a walk in the park. ... It seems like a war between Israel and some terror groups. It’s really a war by Iran on us.”

-- John Gibson, a commentator for Fox News

“Insanity. Insanity!”

-- Philadelphian Cheryl Kennedy reacting to the heat wave that blanketed much of North America in mid-July

“We may not have all the power that we want, but we have all the power that we need. All we have to do is believe it and use it.”

-- NAACP President Bruce S. Gordon

“Marriage is a spiritual issue. That’s not for the Congress to dictate, no more than it’s appropriate for Congress to dictate how much bread should be used in Communion. ... Why not just put all the sacraments in the Constitution?”

-- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., a United Methodist minister, explaining why he opposed a proposed constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman

National Catholic Reporter, July 28, 2006

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