If I had a rock, I would throw it at you right now.
Florida judge, whilst arguing with a public defender over client’s right to a speedy trial. The pair then brawled “out back” away from court cameras.
The judge has been placed on leave.
There’s nothing inherently burdensome about crossing state lines.
The attorney arguing for closing
Mississippi’s last abortion center, when a judge quipped, “It seems you have a steep hill to climb when it’s the only abortion clinic in the state.”
Justice Antonin Scalia, revealing during Supreme Court oral arguments that he does not understand how HBO works. The lawsuit, filed by television broadcasters, asks the court to shut down Aereo, an internet service that lets users stream broadcast signals online. (via Romenesko)
I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close.
Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg, reflecting on his life’s work. Read his interview in the New York Times
about his new gun control initiatives.
That sentence – that motivation for the report – may show deep, emotional feeling on the part of the senator, but I don’t think it leads you to an objective report.
Former CIA and NSA director MIchael Hayden, on Sen. Diane Feinstein’s motivations
behind the CIA interrogation report: to “ensure that an un-American, brutal program of detention and interrogation will never again be considered or permitted.”