"I know for an absolute fact that we have not been involved in anything related to promoting
"I know for an absolute fact that we have not been involved in anything related to promoting terrorism and yet the government has collected almost 1,200 pages on our activities."
Of the American Civil Liberties Union, on the FBI's extensive monitoring of civil rights, environmental and similar advocacy groups.
"The Bush tax cut and the war in Iraq have caused us to overspend our budget and we're in a huge deficit that's starting to hurt the economy."
Of Pines Circle, Minn., who -- like many of his fellow Americans -- has become increasingly concerned in recent months about pocketbook issues and foreign affairs.