In their own words
“There will be impacts. But everything is monitored so we can manage it well ahead of time if there is any impact.” Ross Dunn,
That’ll teach ’em!
“A tough penalty” - A spokesperson for the US Environmental Protection Agency, on a US$25 million fine against BP for spilling more than 5000 barrels of oil in
“A Qantas spokeswoman said the airline has a practice of rewarding its customers for their loyalty, including politicians.” — Sydney Sun-Herald, May 15, reporting that Qantas has given federal ALP and opposition politicians iPads, bottles of Penfolds Grange and first-class upgrades.
“We do not have boots on the ground in
Anxious about something
“My anxiety with this is that it may end up being counterproductive in practice.” — Federal Liberal leader Tony Abbott, on legislation requiring plain packaging of cigarettes. The Liberals accept donations from tobacco companies.
In other words, it doesn’t work
“The number of problems we have experienced compares favourably to other information system implementations of similar size and complexity.” - A Defence Department spokesperson on its computerised system for keeping track of equipment, which is two years behind schedule and still has 250 “active problems”.
Anyone specific in mind?
“To speak Chinese is not to know