Quote(s) of the Week (May 11, 1997)

On Simple Truths...

"The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you."

--B.B. King. Reader’s Digest for September 1996, page 161.


On Military Preparedness...

"You don’t have to spend much time with military feminists to realize that they are not interested in military preparedness. For them, advancing the careers of military women is all-important. The needs of the military are secondary."

--Elaine Donnelly, founder of the Center for Military Readiness and member of the Defense Advisory Council on Women in the Service (DACOWITS), concerning the recommendation by that committee that women be allowed in combat units. Washington Times for May 5, 1997. Front Page.


Nero of the Nineties...

"In his first four years in office, President Clinton proved to be one of Washington’s premier party givers, spending over $2 million on 231 events celebrating his birthday, class reunions, and even teas for the Hillary Rodham Clinton fan club."

--Paul Bedard, Washington Times reporter. Note that for comparable social events, President Bush spent $286,931 over his four-year term. Washington Times for May 5, 1997. Front page.

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