Quotes + numbers - February 3, 2006

  “Butcher of Washington”
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Pounds of marijuana found inside a 2400-foot-long tunnel that stretched from a warehouse near the Tijuana airport to a warehouse in San Diego.

$337 billion
Estimated US deficit for 2005, according to the Congressional Budget Office and the Department of Treasury.

“Funnels, taps, and beirut/beer pong tables.”
Items banned from the UMass Amherst campus, according to a press release announcing the school’s new alcohol rules.

“We’re looking forward to it. We’re ready.”
Daniel Petrocelli, Former Enron Ceo Jeffrey Skilling’s lead trial lawyer.

“Butcher of Washington”
New nickname for George W. Bush, given to him by Al Qaeda’s deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri in a videotape aired Monday on Arab television.

“I will try to meet your expectations, and I promise from now on, two and a half months of absolute sexual abstinence, until April 9.” 
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, who publicly vowed to a priest that he will swear off sex until Election Day.



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