Word: Georgia here, Georgia there, Georgia everywhere

"The United States of America stands with the democratically elected government of Georgia. We insist that the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia be respected.”

President Bush

“It’s unfortunate that Georgia didn’t plan accordingly for growth over the past couple of decades, and now is trying to rewrite 200 years of history to address their mistakes.”

Will Pinkston, Tennessee gubernatorial aide, on last winter's Georgia proposal to move the state line with Tennessee a mile north

"They of course had to hang Saddam Hussein for destroying several Shiite villages. But the current Georgian rulers who in one hour simply wiped 10 Ossetian villages from the face of the Earth ... are players that have to be protected."

Russian overlord Vladimir Putin

“We’re not talking about sucking it dry. We’re talking about augmenting some water needs, and as you know, the Tennessee has got plenty of water in it.”

Georgia State Rep. Harry Geisinger, after sponsoring a resolution to study the Tennessee boundary change