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March 12, 2008   
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"It was strolling along the middle of the sidewalk, did not make room for anyone and attacked pedestrians who got too close."
-A firefighter from Radzyń Podlaski in eastern Poland on a stray beaver found in the town center

"Only a healthy person who gets good rest can govern well. A politician with a gray face from sleeping three hours a day is dangerous to the country."
-Prime Minister Donald Tusk when asked whether he continues to rest on Sundays-usually by playing soccer with friends

"All my life I've hated just two things-communism and school."
-Jarosław Gowin, a deputy from the ruling Civic Platform (PO), on the Polish education system

"These women were occupying the enemy's territory, and no international convention guarantees telephone calls from the battlefield."
-Satirist Marcin Wolski on four nurses who occupied a room in the Prime Minister's Offices several months ago. The security services jammed the nurses' mobile phones during their protest.

"He will be charged with unauthorized trading in medicines. We couldn't charge him with fraud because we don't know the wronged persons and it is rather unlikely that they will come to us and testify."
-A police officer from Piekary Śląskie, on a 22-year-old man who bought pills for nose problems at a pharmacy, and then crushed and sold them as amphetamine

"There is a direct link between rockets and non-traditional sexual orientations. Both are weapons of mass destruction, an instrument of the war on our sovereignty."
-Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov on lesbian and gay demonstrations

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