Mark L Early, former attorney general of Virginia:
We have 2.3 million Americans in prison today; 700,000 of them will get out of prison this coming year. Many inmates come out of prison much more antisocial than when they came in.
Garrison Keillor on Prairie Home Companion on food labelling and bans:
When it comes to fat, I believe in “don’t ask, don’t tell.”
Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General:
The problem is not the Koran or the Torah or the Bible. Indeed, I have often said that the problem is never the faith, it is the faithful and how they behave toward each other.
Kerr Mudgeon, bloggist:
Saddam Hussein never let al-Qaeda get a strong foothold in Iraq. It took George Bush to do that.