"It's a tough call. They're not as brown as Africans, but they're still pretty brown. I guess I'm leaning toward not caring."Franklin Schuitt
"East Timor? Shouldn't the citizens be, you know, Timorous? Ha! Seriously, though, where is this town?"Richard Heep
"This crisis won't affect production of Kmart's fall fashion line, will it?"Linda Voskuil
"As CNN's senior correspondent for the Pacific Rim, I'd just like to say, 'Hey, Noam Chomsky, look! We're finally doing a story about how oppressed East Timor is! Are you happy now?"Robert Iverson
"The U.S. has got to step in and hold a pancake-dinner benefit for these people."Melissa Orr
"Martial law? A shoot-on-sight curfew? That's pretty serious, man. I just hope all the white people get out okay."Hugh Randolph
On Aug. 30, East Timor voted overwhelmingly for independence from Indonesia, sparking a pro-Jakarta militia crackdown that has left hundreds of Timorese dead and prompted U.N. officials to evacuate the island. What do you think about this rapidly deteriorating international situation?