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Issue Date:  November 19, 2004

Quotable & Notable

“This is not the same movement that we saw in the 1980s. This is a religious resurgence, and also a retooling. This is a much more diverse group of people, united across a broad range of issues.”

-- Jay Sekulow, chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, a conservative public interest law firm in Washington, speaking about religious conservatives

“A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King Jr. or Mahatma Gandhi to come back, but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you.”

-- Marian Wright Edelman, first African-American woman admitted to the Mississippi state bar, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund

“The Marines [who] have been killed over the last five months have been killed by a faceless enemy. The enemy there has a face, and it’s called Satan, and it lives in Fallujah.”

-- U.S. Marine Col. Gary Brandl before the attack on Fallujah, quoted by Dahr Jamail, on www.electroniciraq.net. Jamail asks, “Who says this isn’t a holy war?”

“People who expect to be ignorant and free expect what never was and never will be.”

-- Thomas Jefferson

National Catholic Reporter, November 19, 2004

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