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1. "If today is anything like the typical day of the past 3 years, three American soldiers will die in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Taliban will get a little stronger in Afghanistan and the civil war will continue to be enhanced in Iraq."
Author: Alcee Hastings
2. "My purpose is to have American Jews look away from the success story with which they've cheered themselves up, and to have them remember the classical tradition, whatever it is."
Author: Arthur Hertzberg
3. "A Disavowal of the pursuit of Middleclassness', the heading read. While it is permissible to chase ‘middleincomeness' with all our might, the text stated, those blessed with the talent or good fortune to achieve success in the American mainstream must avoid the psychological entrapment of Black ‘middleclassness' that hypnotizes the successful brother or sister into believing they are better than the rest and teaches them to think in terms of ‘we' and ‘they' instead of 'US'!"
Author: Barack Obama
4. "58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end."
Author: Cindy Sheehan
5. "What's amazing is that I'm recognized all over the world through 'Red Dwarf.' British fans are exceptional, but the American fans are something else. Some of them fly 500 miles to stand in line for three hours, just to meet me, then when they do they collapse. It makes you feel like a rock star!"
Author: Craig Charles
6. "Iraq is part of a legitimate American effort not to have democracy everywhere but to have democracy somewhere."
Author: Dinesh D'Souza
7. "I don't know why British actors are getting big parts in American TV shows. Maybe it's because we're cheap."
Author: Dominic West
8. "If they were going to be like that, then I just wished they hadn't actually been German. It was too easy. Too obvious. It was like coming across an Irishman who actually was stupid, a mother-in-law who actually was fat, or an American businessman who actually did have a middle initial and smoked a cigar. You feel as if you are unwillingly performing in a music-hall sketch and wishing you could rewrite the script. If Helmut and Kurt had been Brazilian or Chinese or Latvian or anything else at all, they could then have behaved in exactly the same way and it would have been surprising and intriguing and, more to the point from my perspective, much easier to write about. Writers should not be in the business of propping up stereotypes. I wondered what to do about it, decided that they could simply be Latvians if I wanted, and then at last drifted off peacefully to worrying about my boots."
Author: Douglas Adams
9. "There was a uniqueness to the American case of slavery. 10 million people, a conservative estimate, were brought to America... hundreds of people were set up in work camps, and hereditary-forced labor was put in place. That's a very different thing than the personal slavery that existed elsewhere."
Author: Edward Ball
10. "I ask the American administration not to participate in any resolution that will double the suffering of the Palestinian people. I am convinced that the American people would not want to see the Palestinians suffer the way they do."
Author: Ismail Haniyeh
11. "I drive a big Dodge truck. I drive American cars."
Author: J. B. Smoove
12. "But his singing was unconscious and irrepressible - an expression of his native exuberance, the dreamy, buoyant soundtrack running through his head."
Author: Jennifer Haigh
13. "Bonobos, related to chimpanzees and native to the Congo, have been found to engage in French kissing."
Author: Karen Shanor
14. "Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet, historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, believes a struggle only makes a person stronger."
Author: Michael N. Castle
15. "And if that's what the American people want, then that's what the policy should be, of course. But the idea that anything in the United States is too sensitive to discuss or too dangerous to discuss is really, I think, absurd."
Author: Michael Scheuer
16. "Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb."
Author: Spiro T. Agnew
17. "After the 11 September attack," March editorializes one morning, "amid all that chaos and confusion, a hole quietly opened up in American history, a vacuum of accountability, into which assets human and financial begin to vanish. Back in the days of hippie simplicity, people liked to blame 'the CIA' or 'a secret rogue operation.' But this is a new enemy, unnamable, locatable on no organization chart or budget line--who knows, maybe even the CIA's scared of them."
Author: Thomas Pynchon
18. "I have good genes. My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American. They both have good skin."
Author: Virginia Madsen
19. "Regis has a great rapport with the American public."
Author: Wink Martindale

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