I would prefer more educated voters than a greater increase in the number of voters.
Georgia state Sen. Fran Millar
complaining about DeKalb County’s decision to open early voting on a Sunday in an area “dominated by African American shoppers.” via Think Progress
I should have called the Estonians when we were setting up our health care website.
President Barack Obama, after noting that in Estonia, people can access
children’s grades and health records online.
The Canadian Joint Delegation to NATO tweeted some advice for Russian soldiers entering Ukraine. Moscow claims that the soldiers are mistakenly crossing over, according to NPR.
What the NRA tweeted from its NRA Women account less than two days after a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed a gun range instructor who was teaching her how to use an Uzi. The tweet was deleted about an hour after it was posted without explanation, according to Huffington Post.
Somebody needed to say, ‘I’m in charge.’
Ferguson Mayor James Knowles
on the violence and protests that erupted in his city after Michael Brown’s shooting by a white police officer (via New York Times
We tortured some folks.
President Barack Obama, talking about the United States in the immediate aftermath of 9/11. He was commenting on
a Senate investigation on CIA interrogation techniques.
I’m familiar with your country; I love your country … anything I can do to make the relationship with India better, I’m willing and enthusiastic about doing so.
Freshman representative Curt Clawson, who mistook
Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar, two Americans who hold positions in the State Department and Commerce Department respectively, as representatives from India.
It’s my commission. I can’t ‘interfere’ with it, because it is mine. It is controlled by me.
– New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, insisting in late April that he was not meddling in his anti-corruption commission.
The New York Times reported today that the governor’s office did, in fact, “deeply comprise” the ethics inquiry.
Placeholder name for a surveillance target,
used in an NSA memo on how to properly format internal memos.