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January 30, 2008   
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"Pregnant women should not watch horror movies or listen to hard rock because this might put the development of their children at risk."
-Ewa Sowińska, commissioner for children's rights

"Of the Big Three [Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin] Stalin drank the least. Hitler didn't drink at all. So my hypothesis is that alcohol abuse by politicians is less dangerous for society than abuse of power."
-Former President Aleksander Kwa¶niewski, asked about his alleged alcohol problem

"I've got only one request of him: that he doesn't threaten us with nuclear war more than once in every three months."
-Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski on a statement by Gen. Yuri Baluyevski, head of the Russian army staff, who warned that Russia might pre-emptively use its nuclear weapons

"I married a man who was supposed to be an ordinary history teacher and see what mess he's got me into now."
-Małgorzata Tusk, wife of Prime Minister Donald Tusk, on her new situation

"We want to stay away from politics and socially sensitive projects, and we're also fed up with broken windows and display cases. People even disliked a dog adoption campaign [on our trains]."
-An SKM urban rail service official in the Gdańsk-Sopot-Gdynia Tricity area on why the company refused to display posters from a gay and lesbian rights organization on its trains

"The perpetrators crashed a car into the supermarket window, walked over to the alcohol section, stole three bottles of vodka and disappeared, leaving the car at the scene; the car turned out to be stolen."
-A police officer from Ostrołęka, a city some 100 km north of Warsaw, on a New Year's Eve crime

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