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October 19, 2010 | 4:22 pm

Today’s Quotes

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“I hardly need to say more than that. It’s hearsay. It’s not reliable.” -Judge Virginia Phillips, speaking to AP about her statement that the government’s request to stay her injunction of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell had “significant failings,” including offering into evidence a Rolling Stone interview in which President Obama said the policy had to […]

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October 18, 2010 | 2:58 pm

Today’s Quotes: Clinton on Dem Ennui, Huff on Cody Ross, Tony Hall on SF Mayor Run

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“There’s a reason people think that the Democrats are going to lose these houses. The reason is you.” -Bill Clinton, speaking to Democratic supporters at a San Jose rally for Jerry Brown. A recent poll has shown a big enthusiasm gap between Democratic and Republican voters this election cycle. “Conservatives here don’t take it for […]

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October 15, 2010 | 3:16 pm

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“We will vigorously enforce the Controlled Substances Act against those individuals and organizations that possess, manufacture or distribute marijuana for recreational use, even if such activities are permitted under state law.” -Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, in a letter to former DEA heads about the administration’s position on California’s marijuana legalization intitiative “I see the […]

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October 14, 2010 | 3:41 pm

Quotes of the Day: Gangs, San Bruno, Barry Bonds

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“We are not saying anyone on the Brown campaign be fired. What I should have made clear was that anyone who says the ‘W’ word from here on should be fired. What happened last week was a teachable moment for all of us. We can all agree that the word is offensive and should be […]

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October 13, 2010 | 2:57 pm

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“I don’t agree with that comparison. This is a five-week old private conversation picked up on a cell phone with a garbled transmission, very hard to detect who it is. I don’t want to get into the term and how it’s used. But I’ll say the campaign promptly apologized and I reaffirm that apology tonight.” […]

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October 12, 2010 | 2:53 pm

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“We are really sad and frankly shocked to be in this situation.”     Ken White, Peninsula Humane Society president, on the loss of $2 million in donations due to shelter construction setbacks “A third-grader can see that what the regents on the investment committee are doing is unethical. It goes far beyond the ‘appearance’ of a […]

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October 11, 2010 | 4:03 pm

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“It amazes me when someone says they’re endorsed by the Bay Guardian and don’t mention they were the third choice.”     SF Bay Guardian executive editor Tim Redmond, on candidates’ exploitation of ranked-choice voting “They are still trying to blame me for s— I didn’t do. I wish I never joined the Guard. I regret it, and […]

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