Management is not satisfied where we are today, ... This is not the best day of our life.
[The lyrics to] You Give Love a Bad Name ... An angel's smile is what you sell/ You promise me heaven, then put me through hell/ Chains of love got a hold on me/ When passion's a prison, you can't break free...Shot through the heart/ And you're to blame/ You give love a bad name...
The new structure is designed to create greater shareholder value by providing two distinct, clear and compelling investment opportunities, while serving customer needs with a more efficient operation
We have indications that some of this growth may be accelerating
We expect to investigate that as we would any other opportunity as opposed to building out our own network, ... Obviously it depends on what the value of Orange is going to be...and how we could structure that. But we are curious at this point in time to see how that plays out.
I know what I don't know. To this day, I don't know technology, and I don't know finance or accounting.
WorldCom has a solid base of bill-paying customers, strong fundamentals, a solid balance sheet, manageable leverage and nearly 0 billion in available liquidity, ... Bankruptcy or a credit default is not a concern.
The veracity of the rumors circulating about WorldCom over the last week has truly been unbelievable
Although I would like more than you know to answer the questions that you and your colleagues have about WorldCom, I have been instructed by my counsel not to testify based on my Fifth Amendment constitutional rights.
I put those people in place. I trusted them. I had no idea they would do anything like this.
I used practically all the money I had available.
We have the right assets for a fast-growing digital business.
I have some assets that over time will be worth something. I've been in the process of selling others.
I don't know technology and engineering. I don't know accounting.
I expected results.