Quotations of the day

“There’s very little trust in the government, and that’s for good reason. We’re our own worst enemy.” — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., as some lawmakers say they will take a new look at ways to keep the U.S. safe from terror attacks without giving up privacy protections.


“It was his choice to publicly unveil himself. He recognized that even if he hadn’t publicly unveiled himself, it was only a matter of time before the U.S. government discovered that it was he who had been responsible for these disclosures, and he made peace with that.” — Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald on Edward Snowden, the NSA contract worker who says he leaked secrets on American surveillance programs.


“I don’t know that you’re taking this whole thing seriously. I just saw you slap your attorney on the backside. Is there something funny about this?” — Broward County (Fla.) Circuit Judge Kathleen McHugh to former NFL star Chad Johnson, after he playfully slapped his attorney on the backside in court.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s