"This whole idea of personal autonomy–I don't think most conservatives hold that point of view. Some do. They have this idea that people should be left alone to do whatever they want to do, that government should keep our taxes down, keep regulation low, that we shouldn't get involved in the bedroom, that we shouldn't get involved in cultural issues, people should be able to do whatever they want. Well, that is not how traditional conservatives view the world."?

–Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), interviewed on National Public Radio, August 4

"It'll be legacy [sic] for my grandkids."?

–House Transportation Committee Chairman Don Young (R-Alaska), on appropriating $231 million in the federal transportation bill for a bridge to be named Don Young's Way, quoted in the Anchorage Daily News, July 30

"People think more aid will help, but it won't….Trade is the surest way of decreasing the savage amount of poverty in our world."

–actress Minnie Driver, on her participation in an Oxfam campaign to raise awareness of agricultural subsidies, quoted in The New York Times, July 29