“We will vigorously enforce the Controlled Substances Act against those individuals and organizations that possess, manufacture or distribute marijuana for recreational use, even if such activities are permitted under state law.”

-Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General, in a letter to former DEA heads about the administration’s position on California’s marijuana legalization intitiative

“I see the achievement gap. The system is not working and it’s not getting better.” -Omar Khalif, candidate for the School Board, on San Francisco’s public schools

“They’re permanent residents of a unicorn ranch in fantasy land.”

-Sarah Palin on Barbara Boxer and Jerry Brown, in San Jose yesterday

“The message: Google’s not a one-trick pony anymore! Don’t fall for this one: Google’s still very much a one-trick pony.”

-Henry Blodget, former stock analyst and current financial commentator, on Google’s well-received operating results

“I’ve seen him pitch a perfect game and a no-hitter. If it gets better, I damn sure want to see it.” -Charlie Manuel, Phillies’ manager, on pitching ace Roy Halladay, who starts against his Giants’ counterpart, Tim Lincecum, in NLCS Game 1 tomorrow

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Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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