Arizona Daily Wildcat
Friday, October 15, 2004
Quotes from around campus and around the world
"You know why the Pell Grants have gone up in their numbers? Because more people qualify for them because they don't have money."
- Sen. John Kerry, Democratic presidential candidate, during Wednesday's debate
"I want to remind people listening tonight that a plan is not a litany of complaints, and a plan is not to lay out programs that you can't pay for. ... It's an empty promise. It's called bait and switch."
- President George Bush during Wednesday's debate
"Many guys left last year with the excuse that there were no girls. Now the guys don't have an excuse to move."
- Joel Michalski, executive director of the Cochise Hall council, on the effects of transforming the historically all-male residence hall into a co-ed residence hall
This is unbelievable ... We are processing them as fast as we can. During the last election we did 120,000 total.|
- F. Ann Rodriguez, Pima County Recorder, on the 92,220 mail-in ballots already sent by Tuesday afternoon
"It's a uniquely American conundrum when America does go do something in the world, there are people who hate us, and when we don't do something to go stop injustices in the world, everyone looks to us and says, 'Why the fuck aren't you doing anything?' ... I mean the puppets are not even anatomically correct because they're like Barbie and Ken dolls, and we put them in little positions and rub them together and (there's) some pretty music."
- Matt Stone, co-creator of "South Park" and the upcoming feature "Team America: World Police," first on the global political arena, then on the Motion Picture Association of America's decision to reduce the NC-17 rating from the film only after the cutting of a lascivious puppet sex scene
"We got an explosion call at 8:06 a.m. with multiple victims on site. ... There have been multiple casualties and we're trying to notify the next of kin as soon as possible."
- Sgt. Eugene Mejia, UAPD spokesman, briefing reporters around 9:25 a.m. about the simulated terrorist attack that took place Monday designed to test the readiness of local first responders
"Give Pfizer a call tomorrow and maybe you'll get a rise out of them."
- Michael Moore, "Fahrenheit 9/11" director, during his speech Monday night