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Nota Bene #118: VOTE!

“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this post. Now on to the links! … “So what advice do I have for a young aspiring scientist?” … “Bradley Birkenfeld was one of the few Americans who held the keys to the kingdom” … “I understood poverty because I was there” … “We are yet to discover 80% of the world’s marine species” … “What about the hurdy-gurdy, bowed psaltery and bouzouki?” … “It is time for me to break a silence I have observed for over a year, against my better judgment” … “One or two sent a note back that they hadn’t done anything like that for 125 years” … “But the average age is going down even further” … “There seems to be a relative relationship to access and apathy” … “The most troubling revelation in this story is the astonishing weakness of the Federal Reserve and its incompetence as a faithful defender of the public interest” … “Max then changed his goal to ‘all fourteeners by 14‘” … “President Obama has lost the most trusted man in the Hispanic media” … “How do you measure productivity?” … “We bailed out irresponsible banks, but we forgot about everyone else” … “This is a degree of recklessness previously unseen in American jurisprudence” … Astronomical Kid“If they were not the only Jewish atheist communist family in Liverpool, the Sayles were certainly one of the more eccentric” … “Britain’s most sweeping military review in more than a decade is set to further diminish this nation’s military might” … “This was the most sacred place” … “It seems the curveball plays on our senses as well as our emotions” … “When I got in touch with Hogan, I told him I’d thought he was dead” … “Well, this is a tough little nut to crack”/”Right now we can confidently say that a seven-character password is hopelessly inadequate” … “For all intents and purposes, the first chapter of Obama’s presidency has ended” … “It might end up being one of the biggest political process stories since Watergate” … “I’m an image whose time has come” … “Last weekend a French fry got lodged in my sinus cavity” … “I decided instead of being violent, and going about it the wrong way, I’d put it on a record” … “A breath of fresh air, someone who actually does hold people – including himself – accountable“/”How can any Latino be a member of a political party whose national platform centers on blaming brown immigrants for most of the country’s social and economic ills?” … “The only sharks circling the Gulf waters now are based on land“/”The corruption and greed that are involved in this disaster far exceeds anything that you can wrap your mind around”/”Business as usual is not a viable option” … “Goodbye, Netherlands Antilles” … “The cost of a single ride is expected to be $98,000” … “Clinton nostalgia is dangerous nonsense” … “I don’t know if you know this or not, but everyone around here fucking hates us” … “Before I realised who it was, I thought: ‘My God, what a beautiful woman‘” … “I want to be a good person, not just be known as a great person” … “I’d rather have a real Republican than a fake Democrat” … This issue’s quote was from Warren G. Harding … And finally, “How many 92-year-old blind women make something like that?” ∞

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