"In every community, civic-minded people ought to take an inventory of how much food is being wasted, . . . how to give it to the churches, the synagogues, the mosques, whoever else has a homeless mission."
-- President Clinton, urging Americans to stop the "appalling" habit of throwing out 96 billion pounds of food each year
"Taking a commonsense approach will help most taxpayers adequately prepare for Y2K. But the IRS stands ready to help if some taxpayers and businesses encounter Y2K tax problems beyond their control."
-- IRS Commissioner Charles Rossotti, noting that the IRS will waive penalties and interest for legitimate problems