Sunday, May 2, 2004

Sound bites

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 feel 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 Bush

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

Keeping the faith
Archbishop: 'You have to change a little'
Hot Corner: Nipping at the heels of the newsmakers
Politics, confusion aside, Medicare changes will help seniors
Let's Talk: Desegregation
Sound off
Cincy-Cinco a reason to celebrate
Create credible clean-air plan
At-large council voting system must go
Letters to the editor