Verbatim

"Liberia is dialing 911 and nobody is picking up the phone."
Sam Nagbe,
An aid worker for Oxfam, in the failing state of Liberia

"I did not authorize the leaking of the name of David Kelly."
Tony Blair,
British Prime Minister, facing criticism after the suicide of the weapons inspector who was the source of a BBC report that the government "sexed up" its case for war against Iraq

"I feel it was the right decision and I'm glad I did it."
Donald Rumsfeld,
U.S. Secretary of Defense,...

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