"It was like dealing with the motor-vehicle administration."Jon Messner, a Maryland Web operator who stumbled upon and took over a site used as a message board by Qaeda operatives, on his unsuccessful attempts to contact the FBI and help them use the site for a sting operation
"You're confusing sex with titillation. You have some repressed sexual ideas." Jeffrey Arenswald, a Nevada doctor, addressing a Clark County commission during debate of an ordinance that would outlaw lap dances within county limits. The proposed law would not apply to the city of Las Vegas.
"We did not cancel the tour. They canceled on us." Israel Philharmonic Orchestra chief executive Avi Shoshani, on the cancellation of his orchestra's three-city U.S. tour after organizers discovered that U.S. security firms were unwilling to guard the 100 musicians for fear of terrorist attacks
"This is not street justice. This is not vigilante justice. This is not justice of any kind." Chicago Police Superintendent Terry Hillard, on the mob beating that left two men dead after the van they were piloting ran the curb and crashed into a house's stoop, injuring three women
"She doesn't know election law. She couldn't even resign properly. …