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'The government's compelling interests in wartime justify restrictions on the scope of individual liberty.' JOHN YOO, Bush Administration Deputy Assistant Attorney General, in a secret 2001 memo recently made public that sought to defend greatly increased presidential powers

'We do not spare killers.' SHEIKH HASINA, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, rescinding the amnesty she had offered to border guards who killed more than 73 officers during a two-day mutiny

'I think they were not to be found.' ROBERT BLEAKLEY, father of William Bleakley, after the Coast Guard ended a three-day search for his son and two NFL players, Marquis Cooper and Corey...

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