The president did not communicate with Jay-Z over this trip.
Press Secretary Jay Carney, responding to questions about rap lyrics that imply Obama cleared Jay-Z’s trip to Cuba.
“I guess nothing rhymes with Treasury,” Carney said, of the department in charge of travel licenses.
We’re in deep doo-doo.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney on the crisis in North Korea.
I am not a prejudiced person…I have built Habitat homes for colored people.
County Commissioner Jim Gile of Saline County, Kansas, apologizing for using the term “n*gger-rigging.” Gile said he meant “jury-rigged.”
In his apology, “Gile said he also has a close friend whom he regards as a sister who is black,” the Salina Journal reported. “‘I don’t ever do anything bad and don’t know how to do anything bad. People know I am not,’ he said.”
Before the Freedom of Information Act, I used to say at meetings, ‘The illegal we do immediately; the unconstitutional takes a little longer.’
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, in a 1975 conversation with a U.S. ambassador and two diplomats.
The quote was unearthed by Wikileaks, when they published the world’s largest searchable collection of U.S. diplomatic communications late last night.
In Pakistan, things fall out of the sky all the time.
Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf to a CIA agent, explaining why it would be easy to keep the CIA’s drone strikes in Pakistan under wraps.
I probably should consider resigning from my position.
Mongolia’s deputy speaker of Parliament, Bayartsogt Sangajav
, expresses regret after being confronted with evidence
of an undeclared offshore company and Swiss bank account.