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"In America, Jesus and germs are everywhere."  (Arthur Lotti)

"Los Angeles is seven suburbs in search of a city."  (Alfred Hitchcock)

"No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public."  (Henry Louis Mencken)

"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we."  (George W. Bush, August 5, 2004)

"Our paradigm now seems to be: something terrible happened to us on September 11, and that gives us the right to interpret all future events in a way that everyone else in the world must agree with us. And if they don't, they can go straight to hell."  (William Jefferson Clinton, 2003)

"People ask if I miss it, but they don't understand that American culture is so ubiquitous that there's nothing to miss. I don't see myself moving back. It's not that I hate the United States. I just always thought it would be a shame not to live in a foreign country. Plus I like being a foreigner. It keeps me on my toes."  (David Sedaris, on living in France)

"People marched and were hit in the face with rocks to get an education, and now we've got these knuckleheads walking around ... The lower economic people are not holding up their end in this deal. These people are not parenting."  (Bill Cosby)

"People putting their clothes on backward: Isn't that a sign of something gone wrong? ... People with their hats on backward, pants down around the crack, isn't that a sign of something, or are you waiting for Jesus to pull his pants up? Isn't it a sign of something when she has her dress all the way up ... and got all type of needles [piercings] going through her body? What part of Africa did this come from? We are not Africans. Those people are not Africans; they don't know a thing about Africa."  (Bill Cosby)

"Protect everything, detect everything, contain everything - obsessional society. Save time. Save money. Save our souls - phobic society. Low tar. Low energy. Low calories. Low sex. Low speed - anorexic society."  (Jean Baudrillard, America)

"The American people are sheep. They're comfortable, rich, working. It's like the Romans, they're happy with bread and their spectator sports. The Super Bowl means more to them than any right."  (Jack Kevorkian)

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