Quotes of the week

  • Posted: Friday, October 4, 2013 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Friday, October 4, 2013 10:16 a.m.

“Their reasoning doesn't make sense. I thought I'd get some kind of justice today. Our boys are dead. They can't talk.” — Lisa Wise, Daniel Redman's mother, on decision not to prosecute anyone in the deaths of her son and nephew

“I would prefer that the federal government spend a little more money working on the economy and illegal immigration instead of pandering over these frivolous lawsuits on voter rights.” — N.C. Rep. Harry Warren, R-Rowan, on U.S. Justice Department's suit over new voter ID law


“If a janitor can have a master key, then we certainly should be allowed one. However, Jon, if you will remember our 'private' conversation last week, in light of your request, I would suggest you tread lightly on this subject.” — Jim Sides, commission chairman, email to Commissioner Jon Barber

“I think the next biggest challenge will be recruiting and retaining quality teachers. I think teachers will leave the profession if there isn't more respect and financial support.” — Dr. Judy Grissom, former superintendent, as she retired from the Rowan-Salisbury School System

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