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4/16/03 - An apology by Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks

"President Bush says that he does not need approval from the U.N. to wage war... and I'm thinking, well, hell, he really didn't need the approval of the American voters to become president either, did he?"

- Late Nite king David Letterman digs right in on his first night back from a month-long battle with Scabies or something.

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"America is broke, basically, but Bush wants to wage a war that costs pretty much a billion dollars a month. We have a president for whom English is a second language. He's like 'We have to get rid of dictators,' but he's pretty much one himself. In America, we have orange alert, but what the hell does that mean? We're supposed to be afraid of Krishna? Of orange sorbet? Then it's like, 'You can't go out and shop, it's too dangerous out there,' but if that happens then the economy falls. The message is so mixed: 'Be afraid, but not too afraid.'"

- Comedian/actor Robin Williams puts his career by speaking truth to power in another one of his legendary disjointed, barely-coherent improv riff-o-ramas.

These two prior quotes were ripped off of the Daily Dirt (long associated with the acclaimed Naked News. - a hard core porno site with scathing daily commentary by "Yer old pal Jerky." Reader beware - don't go there if you can't take a lot of sexist orifice ads and really gross guy stuff. - DC

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