Thursday, September 19, 2013 3:02 am
Quotations of the day
By The Associated Press
"It is earth-shattering. When military bases are no longer safe, where is safe if that even doesn't exist anymore?" - Col. Kathy Platoni in a statement after twice in less than four years, a person with permission to be there passed through the layers of protection at a U.S. base and opened fire, destroying the sense of security at the installations that embody the most powerful military in the world.
"He smoked the train. He went through the guard rail and just hammered the train, and then it was just mayhem." - Witness Mark Cogan after a double-decker bus collided with a passenger train in Canada's capital, ripping off the front of the bus and killing six people.