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"We completely understand the public's concern about futuristic robots feeding on the human population, but that is not our mission."

--Cyclone Power Technologies CEO Harry Schoell, in a press release designed to calm fears about the company's new biomass-fueled battlefield 'bot, the Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot, or EATR, July 17

"No business wants to invest in a place where the government skims 20 percent off the top."

--President Barack Obama speaking in Ghana about government corruption, July 11

"It does indicate that men who oppose federal spending at the local level are irresistible to women."

--Newt Gingrich on South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's efforts to refuse stimulus money from Washington and his willingness to accept the stimulus of an Argentinian mistress, quoted in The Washington Independent, June 24

"I certainly don't claim to know everything that's in this bill."

--House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), discussing the climate change cap-and-trade bill he co-authored, May 21

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Title Annotation:Barack Obama, Newt Gingrich, Henry Waxman, and Harry Schoell
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 2009
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