"This case is a prime example of the ability of Mexican drug cartels to establish footholds in legitimate U.S. industries and highlights the serious threat money laundering causes to our financial system." _ Richard Weber, chief of the IRS' criminal investigation unit, after federal agents raided a ranch in Oklahoma and a horse track in New Mexico, alleging a Mexican drug cartel used a horse-breeding operation to launder money.
"We are concerned about the latest information we have that there are attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria, which will escalate the conflict quite dramatically." _ Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, alleging that Moscow was arming President Bashar Assad's regime.
"It was more than my brain could handle." _ Former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary, testifying in Jerry Sandusky's sex abuse trial, saying he heard a "skin-on-skin smacking sound" in a campus locker room one night in 2001.