Quotations of the day

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Posted: May 31, 2012 3:01 AM
Quotations of the day

"When it comes to Mitt Romney and his economic philosophy the facts are clear _ it didn't work then, and it won't work now." _ Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod in a five-page memorandum casting Mitt Romney as a poor steward of the Massachusetts economy during his 2003-2007 tenure as governor.

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"I put my brother's blood all over me and acted like I was dead." _ Ali el-Sayed, an 11-year-old survivor of a weekend massacre in Syria that left more than 100 people dead, many of them women and children who were shot or stabbed in their houses.

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"They completely missed the target on this thing. I don't think expanding it is going to make any difference whatsoever." _ Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo. criticizing a new tax credit in President Obama's health care law that is meant to help small businesses afford health insurance for their workers after a government report found the tax credit time-consuming to apply for and not rewarding enough to be financially attractive.