Quotes for the week ending 1 November, 2008

01 Nov


The catchphrase once used by Anheuser-Busch for Budweiser in 1999, now used in a parody, to promote senator Obama. The original concept, and the parody were created by Charles Stone III. The license for the slogan expired three years ago.

“Some polls show that Palin has become an even heavier weight in John McCain’s saddle than his association with George Bush.”

George Will, a conservative columnist for The Washington Post.

“Terrorists could theoretically use Twitter social networking in the US as an operational tool.”

From a draft of a US Army report about the threat of mobile and web technologies.

“… the general level of snarkiness & excoriation.”

Scott Monty, of Ford, in an interview dine by Jason Baer, using Twitter, talking of one component of social media that bugs him.

“Trust in journalism has been leaking like air out from a punctured balloon.”

Brooke Gladstone, speaking about undercover journalism, in On The Media, 17 October 2008

“It’s very sad to see our publication go. It was a very good product.”

Christina Leonard, editor of bizAZ magazine, that will cease publication in November.

“Allow me to take a minute to get on my soapbox and say that the general state of writing in the professional world is deplorable.”

Bob Lutz, vice chairman of global product development for General Motors, at teh PRSA conference this week.

“Talk Radio is wrong. Obama is no socialist.”

Robert Robb, columnist at the Arizona Republic, on how people confuse redistributionist tax policies with socialism.

“in the end, someone must foot the bill …it’s time students realize the need for taking personal (and financial) responsibility for ASU’s path to continues success…”

Editorial in student newspaper of the Arizona State University, on the possibility of college-specific fees being introduced.

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