Quotes in passing
-Natalie Maines (Dixie Chicks) to the British press a couple days ago.
"They talk about wanting a break with the past; look at the Murrow film. I don't want to break with that past."
-Dan Rather on his outdatedness, job loss, and nostalgic view of the good ol' McCarthy days.
"A new poll has Bush's approval numbers up sharply to a still shaky 40%. Mostly due to schizophrenic republicans getting back behind him - for the moment. Meanwhile confidence in the press remains abysmally low. Probably because they are a cynical lot who spend all their energy trying to lose the Iraq war and chasing Karl Rove, and other short-lived scandals. The tide is turning just in time for the run to November, and the press and the Left are not happy."
-A very concise Sagebrusher.com on the national state of affairs.
“We were a little surprised. I know it’s hard to get jurors, but this is really getting down there. They’re really getting desperate to get people.”
-Dawn Schauer; mother of 5-year-old Carson Schauer of Pierce County after he was summoned for jury duty.
"My own highly scientific theory is that God looks after fools, drunkards and the United States of America. What other explanation can there be?"