Posts Tagged ‘Quotes of 2009’

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: The Runners-Up

With mere hours left in 2009, LL has finished his rundown of the 23 most momentous and meaningful quotes of the year. But there's a few others that didn't quite warrant a more expanded treatment:

"We want to encourage you to be close to elected officials in this city." —Neil Albert, then deputy mayor for planning [...]

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: R. Donahue Peebles

“I don't need anyone to finance my campaign for me. I'm gonna eliminate this environment of pay-to-play."
—megadeveloper R. Donahue Peebles, Dec. 16

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: David Catania

"Your office will be well-counseled to bring [the contracts] back to us as expeditiously as possible....This is not a water-under-the-dam moment."
—At-Large Councilmember David A. Catania, Oct. 30

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Peter Nickles

"For her to make comments like that, it’s stupid....She’s an angry woman.”
—Attorney General Peter Nickles, Oct. 25

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Ximena Hartsock

"I was mistreated. Not only me, but my entire heritage....If Marion Barry was a white person and I was a black person, there would be riots in the streets right now."
—Ximena Hartsock, parks and recreation director, Oct. 10

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Vincent Gray

"Maybe we ought to just disband this council. Why did we spend hours working on a budget...only for you to second-guess us?"
—D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray, Oct. 29

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Adrian Fenty (Again)

"I don’t know the details of any scheduling."
—Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, Sept. 3

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: A. Scott Bolden

"There's a better way to serve than having a referendum on my personality, my cockiness, my arrogance."
—attorney A. Scott Bolden, Sept. 1

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Donna Watts-Brighthaupt

"You put me out in Denver 'cause I wouldn't suck your dick."
—Donna Watts-Brighthaupt, ex-Barry paramour, mid-June

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Harriette Walters

"If you put me back in there today, I could get each of you a check."
—tax scammer Harriette Walters, June 30

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: John Catoe

"I truly believe Metro is a safe system."
—John Catoe, Metro general manager, June 22

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Ted Loza

"You know I need it. That's why I take it, you know."
—Ted Loza, chief of staff to Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham, June 19

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Vinny Schiraldi

"This is the anti-prison."
—Vincent Schiraldi, director of youth rehabilitation services, May 29

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Adrian Fenty

“He is if I let him.”
—Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, May 26

Loose Lips Quotes of 2009: Marion Barry (Again)

"I am a politician who is moral."
—Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry, April 28

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