All Quick Quotes

“This lawlessness must be stopped and order restored in our capital city.”

Georgia Gov. Kemp declaring a state of emergency, activating “as many as 1,000 Georgia National Guard troops” after violence over the weekend in the city of Atlanta, left 5 dead including an 8-year-old girl.

jul 6, 2020

“There isn’t really any precedent for how to farm in a pandemic.”

Kristin Snapp, Dir. of Corporate Affairs of Domex, a major producer of apples, cherries, pears and apricots in Washington State on the impact of COVID on farmers.

jul 6, 2020

“I’ve never seen anything like this.”

ER Dr. Salim Rezaie, Main Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, on an influx of COVID-19 patients. Texas is one of the national hotspots.

jul 6, 2020

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future.”

Kanye West, announcing he’s running for president.

jul 5, 2020

“...with the spread of the virus accelerating again, we expect the recovery from here will be a lot bumpier and job gains far slower on average.”

Senior U.S. economist, Michael Pearce, Capital Economics on a new U.S. jobs report for June showing the return of nearly 5M jobs.

jul 2, 2020

“Today, after many years, Ghislaine Maxwell finally stands charged for her role in these crimes.”

Federal prosecutors charging Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime associate for her role in the sexual exploitation and abuse of minor girls by Epstein.

jul 2, 2020

“...very few children develop symptoms of COVID-19 and the vast majority who do, only have mild disease, so what we are talking about here is an exceptional group, a small group of severely ill children and adolescents.”

Editor-in-Chief Eric Rubin of The New England Journal of Medicine on two studies published on a syndrome in children related to COVID-19.

jul 1, 2020

“1 in 2 COVID-19 patients could not identify a person with COVID-19 with whom they had close contact in the last 2 weeks.”

The CDC reporting the results of its latest study showing most COVID-19 patients weren’t aware who they got it from.

jul 1, 2020

“We're going to continue to be in a lot of trouble... I would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 [new cases] a day if this does not turn around and so I am very concerned.”

Dr. Fauci warning the number of new COVID-19 cases in America could increase if the nation continues going in the “wrong direction.”

jun 30, 2020

“...these results suggest that classroom interaction between an infected teacher and students might result in virus transmission.”

The conclusion of a study from the CDC on a teacher with COVID-19 spreading it to students in her classroom.

jun 30, 2020

“Our immediate thoughts and concern are for those consumers who have become ill due to the outbreak.”

Fresh Express on a voluntary recall due to a cyclospora outbreak impacting several Midwest states, leading to the hospitalization of nearly two dozen people.

jun 30, 2020

“Right now we are distracted with coronavirus and rightly so. But we must not lose sight of potentially dangerous new viruses.”

Professor Kin-Chow Chang who worked on a new study that identified a swine-flu variation in China with pandemic potential.

jun 30, 2020

“The only thing you can do is universal masking, that’s what stopped it,”

Coronavirus expert Prof. Yuen Kwok-Yung on masking in Hong Kong and why one of the most densely populated places in the world only has 6 deaths from COVID-19.

jun 29, 2020

“The argument over the 1894 flag has become as divisive as the flag itself and it’s time to end it.”

Mississippi’s Gov. Tate Reeves says he’ll sign a bill that will remove the Confederate emblem from the state’s flag.

jun 28, 2020

“I believe that Yeezy is the McDonald’s and the Apple of apparel.”

Kanye West in March talking about making his clothing brand as recognized as Gap. Now, Gap and Yeezy will launch a collection together in a new multi-year deal.

jun 26, 2020

“As we approach July 4th, it is long past time to apply the nation’s oldest slogan, ‘no taxation without representation’ and the principle of consent of the government to D.C. residents.”

DC congresswoman Eleanor Norton on today’s historic congressional vote on whether to make the District of Columbia the 51st state.

jun 26, 2020

“We hear you. We see you. We are you.”

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) on police reform legislation passed by the House of Representatives; future uncertain.

jun 26, 2020

“It is time to start from scratch and reinvent what public safety looks like.”

Minneapolis Council Member Steve Fletcher as the city government prepares its first vote on abolishing the police department in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

jun 26, 2020

“The last thing we want to do as a state is go backwards and close down businesses.”

Texas Gov. Abbott announces the state is pausing its reopening plans amid a spike in COVID-19 cases.

jun 25, 2020

“Our infrastructure is overwhelmed.”

Houston director of medical services David Persse on the rapid rise in COVID-19 infections in one of America’s largest cities.

jun 25, 2020

“Under the extraordinary circumstances of the economic contraction resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, certain nonimmigrant visa programs ... pose an unusual threat to the employment of American workers.”

Pres. Trump, in an executive order suspending certain temporary work visas through the end of the year.

jun 25, 2020

“She was a scientist, humanitarian, wife, mother, and trailblazer who paved the way for thousands of others to succeed, not only at NASA, but throughout this nation.”

Carolyn Lewis on NASA’s decision to rename its D.C. headquarters after her mother, Mary Jackson, the agency’s first black female engineer.

jun 24, 2020

“We’ve never experienced a year like this in 50 years.”

President of Insect Lore, Marcus McManamna, on selling 50,000 butterfly kits a day during the COVID-19 pandemic.

jun 23, 2020

“No violence is acceptable.”

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a recent supporter of a new “protest zone”, announcing the city will work to bring the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest to an end.

jun 23, 2020

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