|Abdulrahman Al-Awlaki, American citizen|
assassinated by Obama
"I would suggest that you should have a far more responsible father if they are truly concerned about the well being of their children. I don't think becoming an al Qaeda jihadist terrorist is the best way to go about doing your business."
-Robert Gibbs, former White House press secretary on why the administration was justifying killing a 16-year old American citizen in a drone assassination
"Because of this historic fact, we would prefer to die and be buried together with our ancestors right here where are now. We ask, one time for all, for the government to decree our extinction as a tribe and to send tractors to dig a big hole and there, to throw our dead bodies. We have all decided that we will not leave this place, neither alive nor dead."
-Joint Statement from the Gurani-Kaiowa tribe from south central Brazil addressing attempts by the state to evict them from their ancient tribal homelands
"(the gold reserves) 'Have never been physically checked by the Bundesbank itself or other independent auditors regarding their authenticity or weight.' The Bundesbank relies on 'written confirmations by the storage sites.'"
-exceerpted from a recent report delivered by Germany's Federal Auditor's Office
"I currently have no doubt about the stock and the storage of the gold reserves. I do not doubt the reliability of the foreign central banks."
- Priska Hinz, top lawmaker on the Budget Committee as told to the Associated Press