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.
Screenshot of a tweet sent by FAFSA. It has since been taken down, and the agency apologized.
We’ll expect the Americans to honor the warranty…
after seizing “what they claimed were five American-made helicopters,” according to Toby Dodge, director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics
–Selections from the FBI’s 83-page glossary of Internet slang, and how many times those acronyms have actually been tweeted. Courtesy of washingtonpost and Muckrock.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie danced with Jimmy Fallon last night. Because, Father’s Day.