Wag the Newt
"We remember when (then-House Speaker) Newt Gingrich used to go to the Clinton White House. He would scream and yell, and then he went inside and rolled over like a puppy."
James Thurber, political science professor at American University, on why
being inside the Oval Office, as the Sept. 11 commission was on Thursday to take
testimony from President Bush, intimidates guests and "does limit what people
they can say"
New word on the Street
"Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one."
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, co-founders of Internet search engine giant Google,
in a letter
explaining why it will not specify a price for its
initial public offering of stock, which could raise a very conventional $2.7
billion and give Google a $20 billion market value
Unsafe at any speed?
"We are dealing here with a messianic militarist ... an unstable officeholder."
Consumer advocate and independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader on President
After a really off day
"It's a good time for a day off."
Cincinnati Reds manager Dave Miley, after the team blew a nine-run lead and
lost 10-9 to the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday night
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