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"This is mass chaos. To tell you the truth, I'd rather be in Iraq."
JASON DEFESS, U.S. National Guard sergeant and Iraq war veteran, on the abysmal conditions inside the New Orleans Superdome, where thousands had sought shelter during Hurricane Katrina

"Israel must be wiped off the map."
MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD, President of Iran, at a student rally in Tehran; two months later, amid international outrage, the Holocaust denier called for moving the Zionist state to North America or Europe

"I think I'm playing it cool."
TOM CRUISE, talking to Jay Leno about...

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