|Quotation of the Day|
|By The Associated Press||Sep 11, 2013, 3:02 AM|
"I will not put American boots on the ground in Syria. I will not pursue an open-ended action like Iraq or Afghanistan. I will not pursue a prolonged air campaign like Libya or Kosovo." — President Barack Obama telling Americans that diplomacy suddenly holds "the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons" in Syria without the use of force.
"Crimes against humanity cannot be dropped by giving political concessions or by handing over the weapons used in these crimes." — The Syrian National Coalition in a statement saying Russia's plan for Syria to turn over its chemical weapons to avert Western missile strikes "aims to procrastinate and will lead to more death and destruction of the Syrian people."
"We need to decide as a society whether this increase in income inequality is efficient and acceptable." — Economist Emmanuel Saez in comments after an analysis by economists at the University of California, Berkeley, the Paris School of Economics and Oxford University said the very wealthiest Americans earned more than 19 percent of the country's household income last year — their biggest share since 1928.