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        Red bullet = false
        Multiple status bullet = multiple truth values
        Yellow bullet = undetermined
        White bullet = unclassifiable veracity

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Red bullet During an MTV interview, singer Lauryn Hill said: "I would rather die than have a white person buy one of my albums."

Green bullet Secretary of State Colin Powell made an eloquent point about America's desire for "empire building" to the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Red bullet Monica Lewinsky said the Democrats "left a bad taste in her mouth."

Red bullet Monica Lewinsky said has learned "not to put things in her mouth that are bad for" her.

Multi-status bullet List documents "racist quotes" from radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

Green bullet Former President George Bush wrote that trying to eliminate Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War in 1991 would have "incurred incalculable human and political costs."

Multi-colored bullet Law professor demonstrates that the results of the 2000 presidential election correspond to an 18th century historian's prediction of conditions accompanying the downfall of democracy.

Multi-colored bullet Pensacola City Councilman T. Bubba Bechtol issues comment on Iraqi prisoner abuse.

Red bullet Talk show host Rush Limbaugh's 3 November 1988 broadcast included a statement approving the selling of chemical warfare agents to Saddam Hussein and the gassing of drug addicts.

Green bullet H. L. Mencken once wrote that eventually "the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

Green bullet Senate candidate John Glenn delivered a stinging rebuke to a challenger who accused him of never having held a job.

Green bullet President Eisenhower once noted that "a few Texas oil millionaires" wanted to "abolish social security."

Green bullet Canadian radio commentator Gordon Sinclair delivered a stirring, pro-American editorial in 1973.

Green bullet Former first lady Barbara Bush said of the war in Iraq: "Why should we hear about body bags and deaths? It's not relevant. So why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that?"

Green bullet Former first lady Barbara Bush said that New Orleans refugees were "underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them."

Green bullet Constitutional law professor quips on the difference between the Bible and the Constitution.

Green bullet E-mail reproduces Theodore Roosevelt's words regarding the assimilation of immigrants into American culture.

Multi-colored bullet E-mail reproduces quotes from various Hispanic leaders.

Multi-colored bullet UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said: "A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want in and how many want out."

Yellow bullet An 1863 statement by Robert E. Lee expressed disdain for newspaper criticism of his military leadership skills.

Green bullet Senator John McCain once said that "the Democratic Party is a fine party, and I have no problems with it."

Green bullet Excerpt reproduces a portion of a commencement address delivered by newsman Ted Koppel.

Red bullet In praising the actions of the USS Lake Erie, author Homer Hickam fretted that the Democratic candidates might scrap military programs and begin baking cookies for the enemy.

Red bullet Norman Thomas once said the Democratic Party had adopted the Socialist Party's platform.

Red bullet Passage from Karl Marx's Das Kapital about consumer debt foretells that current economic turmoil will lead to communism.

Green bullet Margaret Thatcher once said that "The trouble with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money."

Red bullet Judge Sonia Sotomayor said that "the time has come to end white male oppression by castrating every white male."

Green bullet During a House committee meeting, Rep. Hank Johnson said he feared that stationing 8,000 Marines on Guam would cause the island to "become so overly populated that it will tip over and capsize."

Green bullet British Petroleum spokesperson opines "Louisiana isn't the only place that has shrimp."

Red bullet Senator Dianne Feinstein said she "can't believe that so many people still don't" approve of health care reform legislation.

Red bullet Rep. Gabrielle Giffords asked Gen. David Petraeus what he was "doing to reduce carbon emissions in the war on terror."

Red bullet Ben Stein said that "Obama wants every citizen to prove they are insured, but people don't have to prove they are citizens."

Green bullet Warren Buffett recommended passing "a law that says anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election."

Green bullet Newt Gingrich once said, "People like me are what stand between us and Auschwitz."

Red bullet Joseph Stalin described America as a healthy body with three fold resistance.

Red bullet Musician Miles Davis made a crude remark upon meeting Nancy Reagan.

Green bullet Actor Morgan Freeman said that he found the concept of Black History Month to be "ridiculous."

Red bullet Caroline Kennedy said she can't stand President Obama's voice and that he's a liar.

Green bullet Text reproduces a statement by President Harry Truman about Republicans.

Red bullet James Carville said that "the Democratic constituency is just like a herd of cows."

Green bullet Actor Jamie Foxx said that in his upcoming film, "I kill all the white people in the movie ... How great is that?"

Yellow bullet Quotes reproduces Morgan Freeman's comments on the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Red bullet Adolf Hitler once said, "To conquer a nation, you must first disarm its citizens."

Red bullet General finds a good comeback when asked about the wisdom of teaching Boy Scouts to shoot.

Red bullet Pope Francis once said "Women are naturally unfit for political office."

Green bullet Charles Ramsey said that the captive women he helped rescue, and not he, should receive a reward.

Green bullet Dr. Leon Eisenberg said "ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease."

Green bullet Albert Einstein once said that segregation was a "disease of white people."

Red bullet Vladimir Putin described negotiating with Barack Obama as being like 'playing chess with a pigeon'.

Red bullet Fox News host Megyn Kelly once referred to Native Americans as "illegal immigrants."

Red bullet Tom Cruise said that "being an actor is like serving in Afghanistan."

Red bullet List reproduces Saul Alinsky's rules for "How to Create a Social State."

Red bullet Jimmy Carter said, "If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying that you want a country based on Christian values. Because you don't!"

Red bullet Item reproduces Clint Eastwood's remarks on his twilight years.
 
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