"It's a very hollow and shallow victory. I guess those 12 jurors saw something different than I saw. It's an empty feeling."
Tom Kight, whose stepdaughter died in the Oklahoma City bombing,
after a jury cleared Terry Nichols of murder but convicted him of conspiracy and manslaughter in the deadly terrorist act
"Christmas just isn't as important anymore. Americans, especially baby boomers, have started realizing that they don't need more stuff."
Carl Steidtmann, chief economist at Management Horizons,
commenting on lackluster holiday sales