Quotations in the News


Published July 29, 2015 7:16AM (EDT)

"He took an oath to support the Constitution of the United States, and he failed it." — M.E. "Spike" Bowman, a former FBI deputy general counsel, after convicted U.S. spy Jonathan Pollard was granted parole and will be released from prison in November after nearly 30 years.


"The future of Africa is up to Africans. For too long, I think that many looked to the outside for salvation and focused on somebody else being at fault for the problems of the continent." — President Barack Obama, who brought a frank message on democracy, corruption and security on his visit to East Africa.


"During the four months that the cellphone was in use, Brady had exchanged nearly 10,000 text messages, none of which can now be retrieved from that device." — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, in upholding New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game, said Brady told an assistant to destroy Brady's cellphone before Brady met with independent investigator Ted Wells.


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