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Issue No. 1944

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cartoon by Tim

“There are concerns about the rise of Chinese military spending, and potentially Chinese military power.”
Condoleezza Rice, US secretary of state

“It is difficult to produce a high quality school meal for 37 pence. Many schools of course already spend more than that. All have the powers to do so.”
Ruth Kelly, education minister on the choice between healthy or educated children

“The 37p that goes towards food is less than is spent on army dogs.”
Steve Sinnott, general secretary of the NUT teachers’ union

“What has bothered people about the bank is the concern that it just fed the bank accounts of corrupt elites in backward countries.”
Stephen Sestanovich, former aide to Paul Wolfowitz on the nomination of his former boss as head of the World Bank

“Demonstrating that your friends will be protected and taken care of, that your enemies will be punished, and that those who refuse to support you will regret having done so.”
Paul Wolfowitz on what leadership means

“They are tagged, required to report to police or detained — detained is better. More people are going straight into detention centres.”
Charles Clarke, home secretary on asylum seekers arriving in this country

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Who Says?
Sat 26 Mar 2005, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1944
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