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Issue No. 1999

cartoon by Tim Sanders

cartoon by Tim Sanders

“There’s two kinds of Iraqis here, the ones who help us and the ones who shoot us, and there’s an awful lot of ’em doing both.”
US Staff Sgt Jason Hoover, in Hawijah, Iraq

“It’s like the Chicago police department in the 1920s, so infested with mobsters that even the good ones are corrupt because they don’t want to get killed. They all live in the community with the terrorists, and so do their families. They are very, very intimidated.”
US Staff Sgt Ryan Horton, a military policeman from Dallas who works closely with the Iraqi police

“Donald has shown me a real passion for Scotland. He is a globally recognised figure who can help us to promote Scotland. I am delighted that he has taken up my offer. We believe that this is a very good bit of business for all concerned.”
Scotland’s first minister Jack McConnell, announcing billionaire Donald Trump has agreed to join the GlobalScot business network and that Trump plans to develop a £274 million hotel and golf course in Scotland

“Visiting the country was really to thank president Chavez for what he’s done and for what he’s doing for poor people. I don’t see any problem with that whatsoever. Socialism there is actually helping people who need help.”
Chief James Sappier, of the Native American Penobscot nation, from Maine, after visiting Venezuela

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Who Says?
Sat 6 May 2006, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1999
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