"What? Is he actually killing people now?"
(Uttered by Kane Gwinn (age 12) upon hearing an Illinois Senator on the radio announcing that Rod Blagojevich would visit the Senate on Thursday to "stand and speak before the body."
"People say Rod Blagojevich is crazy, too, but at least he never made his cat a judge or anything."
(Uttered by a sixth-grade student at Overachieving Middle School, upon learning that Nero was famous for having attempted to appoint his favorite horse to the office of Consul in the Senate of ancient Rome.)