Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

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Byline: Quotation sources from top to bottom: Associated Press, New York Times, Philadelphia Daily News, Associated Press, BBC, The Hill, WNDU, CNN, New York Times, Reuters, The Advertiser, L.A. Times

"On the smoking gun, I don't know."

U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Stephen Cambone, on a biological-weapons lab recovered by U.S. troops

"There are a lot of things you can do--some quite nasty." Chief executive of Overpeer Marc Morgenstern, on how the music industry can use technology to harass file sharers

"[Johnny Unitas] remains dead and did not celebrate his 70th birthday." Correction to a Philadelpia Daily News announcement noting the football hero's 70th birthday

"At my age, celebrating means getting into bed for a good nap." Don Flickinger, 96, on completing his college degree 75 years after he started it, when Calvin Coolidge was president

"Hyperactive kid for sale, good at vacuuming, not great at washing dishes because he's too short." Internet ad created by Scotsman Alex Wilson to tease his 5-year-old son. Police recently learned of the ad and ordered Wilson to remove it.

"You scare the hell out of me." Rep. Maxine Waters (California Democrat), to media mogul Rupert Murdoch when he sought approval from a House committee to buy DirecTV, the largest U.S. satellite TV provider

"It's not that big of a deal. So a girl got her head split open." A student involved in the brutal hazing between high-school girls in a Chicago suburb

"The fetus may both be a part of its mother as well as its own individual being. …

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