"Whatever happened to the extended family? That's my pet peeve!"

-Ubiquitous millionaire pundit Arianna Huffington, recently divorced from her husband, discussing child care on CNBC's Equal Time, October 23

"In Hitler and East Germany, we have experience with totalitarian and dictatorial systems you don't have in America. Because of that, we have a very strong conception of the power of the state to intervene."

-Interior Ministry official Ursula Caberta, who directs a propaganda campaign against the Church of Scientology for the city-state of Hamburg