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Quotations of the day

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • November 17, 2012 - 2:02 AM

"Every time that Hamas fires there will be a more and more severe response. I really recommend all the Hamas leadership in Gaza not to try us again. ... Nobody is immune there, not Haniyeh and not anybody else." — Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman to Channel 2 TV, warning that if rocket fire doesn't stop, options include the possible assassination of Hamas' prime minister, Ismail Haniyeh, and other top leaders.

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"The general was adamant there was no politicization of the process, no White House interference or political agenda. He completely debunked that idea." — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., characterizing former CIA Director David Petraeus' discussions with congressional intelligence committees on the September attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which left four Americans dead.

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"How do these just disappear from your life? That's just not right, man. I'm loyal. I love these things, and I'm diabetic." — Charles Selke, 42, of Indianapolis, after word spread that Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies and other snack cakes, was going out of business.

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