- The Washington Times - Monday, April 6, 2009

“North Korea broke the rules, once again, by testing a rocket that could be used for long-range missiles. It creates instability in their region, around the world. This provocation underscores the need for action, not just this afternoon in the U.N. Security Council, but in our determination to prevent the spread of these weapons.” _ President Barack Obama.


“She just try so hard to learn English so she could go to work and get a better life here. But I guess it doesn’t seem like a better place here, you know?” _ Tina Nguyen on her sister-in-law, Lan Ho Huynh, a Vietnamese immigrant who was killed along with 12 others when a gunman opened fire in a classroom at the American Civic Association in Binghampton, N.Y.


“Obama starts with a great advantage because his name is not George Bush.” _ Bulent Aliriza, director of a Washington-based think tank’s Turkey Project, speaking about President Barack Obama’s popularity in Turkey.

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