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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 5:35 am

Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press

"The IRS must apply the law in a fair and impartial way, and its employees must act with utmost integrity. This report shows that some of its employees failed that test." - President Barack Obama after an inspector general's report concluded the IRS targeted tea party groups for scrutiny.


"It's an astonishing reminder that the Pentagon has both a major problem on its hands and a tremendous amount of work to do to assure victims - who already only report a small fraction of sexual assaults - that they are changing the culture around these heinous crimes." - Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., after a second member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in the military is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct.


"This humanizes her in a way. She's not that perfect specimen sticking her leg out at the Oscars anymore. She's a real human being with real health issues like any other human being." - Dave Karger, chief correspondent for, after Angelina Jolie revealed she had a double mastectomy.