Thursday, January 14, 2010

quote/unquote ...

"How much does Haiti have to suffer before Haitians in the United States are granted Temporary Protected Status. The reason TPS exists... as an option for the President is precisely for moments such as this in Haiti.''
--- US Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart in the Miami Herald, before the feds said they would not deport any Haitians back to Haiti, for now, due to the earthquake

“The government should give people the right to see what they want online. The government can’t always tell lies to the people.”
-- Chinese woman who called herself "Bing" (microsoft joke?) about Google's threat to exit China after the government had hacked into gmail accounts of human rights activists

"Economists are people who work with numbers but who don't have the personality to be accountants."
--- anonymous

"What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness."
-- Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

"In the end, everything is a gag."
--- Charles Chaplin (1889-1977)

(Editor's note: Wilson in St. Louis compiles "quote/unquote")

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