"If it is reasonable to think that a Supreme Court justice can be bought so cheap, the nation is in deeper trouble than I had imagined."
ANTONIN SCALIA, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, in a 21-page memorandum declaring that he will not recuse himself from a case before the court regarding Vice President Dick Cheney's energy task force, despite his friendship with Cheney

"This is an unfair election with a lot of question marks."
LIEN CHAN, losing candidate in Taiwan's presidential election, declaring that the result should be invalidated and the ballots...

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