January 26, 2006
"I can make sure one thing - I
know - I have seen by my eyes. It was in '84, '85,
Osama bin Laden himself was coming to Iraqi air force
headquarters," Iraqi Gen. Georges Sada said.
"Saddam realized, this time,
the Americans are coming," Iraqi Gen. Georges Sada
reported about Saddam Hussein’s activity before the
war. "They handed over the weapons of mass
destruction to the Syrians."
"Judge Alito's confirmation
would be an ideological coup on the Supreme Court,"
Sen. John Kerry said in a written statement.
"This is a vote of a generation
and a test of conscience," Sen. Ted Kennedy said
in a statement. "Judge Alito does not share the
values of equality and justice that make this country
strong. He does not deserve a place on the highest
court of the land."
"He's [President Bush] a
coward," reporter Helen Thomas said after Bush
failed to call on her at yesterday’s presidential
press conference. "He's supposed to be this macho
guy. He'll take on Osama bin Laden, but he won't take
"The result of these elections
will reinforce the unity of the Palestinian people in
defending their rights. The massive participation of
the Palestinians shows their will to continue the
struggle and resistance against occupation," Hamid
Reza Asefi, the foreign ministry of Iran said in a
"Obviously, I support tracking
down terrorists. I think that's our obligation. But I
think it can be done in a lawful way," Sen.
Hillary Clinton said of President Bush’s terrorists
spying by the National Security Agency.
"It is clear Hillary Clinton is
more concerned with political attacks than substantive
dialogue on how to fight and win the war on terror,"
said Republican Party spokesman Danny Diaz.
"We are shifting costs and
shifting risks on to individuals and families and
local governments," Sen. Hillary Clinton said.
"Mayors, you're on your own to protect citizens.
Senior citizens who were promised a prescription drug
benefit are on their own to figure out how to access
the complicated and confusing program.
Three-and-a-half million children who will be affected
by cuts to Medicaid are on their own."
"We need to get our fiscal
house in order and make long-term investment in
infrastructure to make America competitive," Iowa
Governor Tom Vilsack, a potential Democrat candidate
for president, said.
"On key policies, from health
care costs, to energy prices, to college tuition, to
the budget deficit, to national security, the policies
we have seen from Republicans in power do not match
the priorities of the American people," said House
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). "And the
American people want to know: 'why?' They have tough
questions and deserve real answers."