About Our Daily Quotes
PunditWire’s daily quotes are furnished by American University School of Communication’s Simpson Fellow, Rachel Coyle, who is continuing the mission of Rev. James Simpson on contemporaryquotations.org.
To learn more about Reverend James B. Simpson and his collection of quotations, please visit his page at American University.
- June 19, 2016
“Confronting the threat of violent homegrown radicalization is one of the greatest counterterrorism challenges our law enforcement and intelligence community faces. We must do more at every level of government and within our own communities to identify and mitigate this cancer on our free society and prevent further loss of innocent life.”
Senator Marco Rubio, American politician and attorney, in a statement reflecting on the Orlando club shooting in which 49 were killed and over 50 more injured. CBS, June 12, 2015
- June 18, 2016
“From Stonewall to Laramie and now Orlando, we’ve seen too many examples of how the struggle to live freely, openly and without fear has been met by violence. We have to stand together. Be proud together. There is no better rebuke to the terrorists and all those who hate.”
Hilary Clinton, American politician and the presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party for President of the United States in the 2016 election, in a statement reflecting on the Orlando club shooting in which 49 were killed and over 50 more injured. Medium, June 13, 2016