Quotes of the Day

By Sadie Bass

Aug 31, 2009 10:51am

"There's a lot of dollar value in those towers and of course, what they mean to broadcasters in Southern California. It's one of the major communication centers for this part of the country." — Harold McAlister, director, Mt. Wilson Institute, on the fate of transmission towers on Mt. Wilson

“If they're now going to be subject to being investigated and prosecuted by the next administration, nobody's going to sign up for those kinds of missions. It's a very, very devastating, I think, effect that it has on morale inside the intelligence community…I guess the other thing that offends the hell out of me is we had a track record now of eight years of defending the nation against any further mass casualty attacks from al Qaida.” — Former Vice President Dick Cheney

“Certainly, Obama supports much in these proposals — but Barack Obama is our president, not a commentator. Obama's approval numbers would jump 10 points if Americans knew he was fully in charge.” — Former Senator Bob Dole

“Nearly a year after the federal rescue of the nation’s biggest banks, taxpayers have begun seeing profits from the hundreds of billions of dollars in aid that many critics thought might never be seen again.” — Zachery Kouwe, The New York Times

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