Perspectives

" I don ' t know how I ' m going to feed myself. "
University of Washington student R. J. Bollard, noting that buying the best-selling videogame Halo 3 had left him with 73 cents to his name

" Quite frankly, the city can ' t afford to pay for the consequences of U.S. immigration policy. "
Windsor, Ontario, Mayor Eddie Francis, on the influx of undocumented Mexicans who've entered his Canadian city hoping to avoid a crackdown on illegals in the United States. Rumors that Canada would offer them asylum proved untrue.

" If we ' re not careful, we will finish in one century. "
Archbishop Francisco Chimio of Mozambique, on his belief that European-made condoms are deliberately tainted with HIV in a conspiracy to kill Africans and take over the continent

" It took me a second to realize that the shot came from the pistol in my hand. "
U.S. Army Sgt. Evan Vela, on killing an unarmed Iraqi man. His commanding officer has been charged with ordering the killing.

" What did the father say? He couldn ' t say a thing he just stood there blinking. "
Russian mother Tatyana Barabanova, describing the scene after she gave birth to Nadia, a 7.75kg girl

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