Brian Ross quotes

  • There is a Jim Holmes of Aurora, Colorado page on the Colorado Tea Party site as well, talking about him joining the Tea Party last year. Now, we don’t know if this is the same Jim Holmes. But it’s Jim Holmes of Aurora, Colorado.
    -- Brian Ross

    #Party #Talking #Years

  • There are so many angles to follow up: government incompetence, sophisticated charity scams, how insurance companies treat victims, construction of the levees, who will start ripping off the billions of dollars available in new contracts. Every single one of these stories is going to be a big one.
    -- Brian Ross

    #Government #Dollars #Stories

  • Experts on both sides, both parties say that, [Donald Trump] is going to turn over the operation to his three children, Donald Jr., Eric and Ivanka. That's not a blind trust. According to experts we talked to, they're involved now in choosing the next government.
    -- Brian Ross

    #Children #Party #Government

  • It's really a situation [ Donald Trump's children are involved now in choosing the next government] that no other president had in years and years. He clearly is not going to follow the idea that - generally there is no rule that requires this but there generally is a situation which people are required to put their interests to the side so they don't have a conflict.
    -- Brian Ross

    #Children #Government #Years

  • For Donald Trump's business partners around the world, including the developers of this luxury golf course in Dubai, what some in the U.S. may see as a conflict of interest is, for them, money in the bank.
    -- Brian Ross

    #Golf #Dubai #Luxury

  • If you're in your early 20s and you're hanging out with a bunch of other people in their early 20s, nobody has a sense of the kinds of problems that real 'workers' run into every day. They're running into a completely different set of problems like 'What's the party going on right now that I should be going to?

  • Jordan has to show the Arab world that there's another way of doing things. We're a monarchy, yes, but if we can show democracy that leads to a two-, three-, four-party system - left, right and center - in a couple of years' time, then the Muslim Brotherhood will no longer be something to contend with.

  • Tonight Illinois has set a tone for the nation, that we won't stand idle hoping that our economy improves. This is a brand new day for the Illinois Republican Party.

  • A lot of people get flipped out if you're quiet. They say stuff like, What are you thinking? And if they don't start interrogating you, they start talking, going on and on about stuff that's totally irrelevant, and the silence gets so big and loud that it's scary.

  • Producing a photographic document involves preparation in excess. There is first the examination of the idea of the project. Then the visits to the scene, the casual conversations, and more formal interviews - talking, and listening, and looking, looking. ... And finally, the pictures themselves, each one planned, talked, taken and examined in terms of the whole.

  • You either get the point of Africa or you don't. What draws me back year after year is that it's like seeing the world with the lid off.

  • Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again.

  • I always thought the name of Utah’s major newspaper was some sort of weird misspelling of the word “desert.” But no, Deseret is the “land of the honeybee,” according to the Book of Mormon. I guess I should have figured they would have caught a typo in the masthead after 154 years.

  • In 1917 European history, in the old sense, came to an end. World history began. It was the year of Lenin and Woodrow Wilson, both of whom repudiated the traditional standards of political behaviour. Both preached Utopia, Heaven on Earth. It was the moment of birth for our contemporary world.

  • If you imagine writing 1,000 words a day, which most journalists do, that would be a very long book a year.

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