Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Nov 12, 2015 3:41 AM

"I make all the decisions because I'm the leader of the winning party. And the president will be one whom we will choose just in order to meet the requirements of the constitution. He will have to understand this perfectly well that he will have no authority." — Aung San Suu Kyi in an interview with Singapore's Channel News Asia television as her opposition party was on the verge of a formal victory in Myanmar.


"This creates a real vulnerability for the industry. That statute gives the government the power to take it all away. They can shut you down." — Daniel Wallach, a sports and gaming lawyer in Florida, who noted that federal law criminalizes gambling businesses that operate in violation of state law, which could lead to more legal headaches for daily fantasy sports betting sites.


"I think they have a real sense now of the power they can wield. What happened at Missouri is that athletes who train and prepare and love to play demonstrated a willingness to sacrifice to advance a larger cause. In their case, it was to fight against racism." — Ramogi Huma, the former UCLA linebacker and executive director of the National College Players Association, which led the unsuccessful fight to organize football players at Northwestern.