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David Shepard Smith, Jr. (born 14 January 1964) is an American journalist from the U.S. state of Mississippi.
- J. Lo's new song 'Jenny From the Block', all about Lopez' roots. About how she's still a neighborhood gal at heart. But folks from that street in New York, the Bronx section, sound more likely to give her a curb job than a blow job. Or, uh. A block party. [...] Sorry about that slip-up there. I have no idea how that happened, but it won't happen again. And that's your news and the G Block as Fox reports this Monday, November the 4th, 2002.
- "The G Block" (November 4, 2002), Fox Report, Fox News. As quoted in "Trading places" (November 12, 2002), by Amy Reiter, Salon, Salon Media Group, Inc.
- It's my show, and there's no place for opinion on my show. It's uninteresting to me. I don't care what Sean Hannity thinks and I don't care what Alan Colmes thinks and I guarantee they don't care what I think and they don't know, either. You know what's interesting to me? What's interesting to me is that the thing people want to know about is the part on which I spend absolutely no time.
- As quoted in "Interview with Shepard Smith" (February 10, 2009), by Tom Junod, Esquire, Hearst Communications Inc.
- We are America! I don't give a rat's ass if it helps! We are America! We do not fucking torture! We don't do it!
- "Freedom Watch" (April 22, 2009), The Strategy Room, Fox News. As quoted in "Shepard Smith Uncensored" (April 22, 2009), by Nico Pitney, The Huffington Post, The Huffington Post, Inc.
- And on that day, at that time, we as a collective being must not give in. On that day, we don’t have to change everything about our lives, we don’t have to add things that make us not a free people ... if we want to have a free nation, there’s give and there’s bend. If you see something, say something, but beyond that don’t freak out when it happens. Easier said than done, isn’t it?
- As quoted in "After Ottawa Shootings, Shep Smith Urges Public Not To 'Give In' To Panic" (October 23, 2014), by Avery Stone, The Huffington Post, The Huffington Post, Inc.
- [Trump] keeps repeating ridiculous throwaway lines that are not true at all and sort of avoiding this issue of Russia as if we're some kind of fools for asking the question. Really? Your opposition was hacked and the Russians were responsible for it and your people were on the phone with Russia on the same day it was happening and we're fools for asking the questions? No sir. We are not fools for asking this question, and we demand to know the answer to this question. You owe this to the American people. Your supporters will support you either way. If your people were on the phone, what were they saying? We have a right to know, we absolutely do and that you call us fake news and put us down like children for asking these questions on behalf of the American people is inconsequential. The people deserve an answer to this question at very least.
- As quoted in "Fox News' Shep Smith to Trump: You owe the American people answers" (February 16, 2017), by Brooke Seipel, The Hill