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“Part of the plumbing in the depths” and other top quotes of the week

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“What the extremists who roamed these halls were targeting was not just the lives of elected leaders. … What they attacked were institutions, values, the ideals that generations of Americans have paraded, trained and shed blood to establish and defend.“- Vice President Kamala Harris on the anniversary of the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol. (Thusday, The morning news from Dallas)

“We have a two-party system. And at best, each side challenges the other to do better, to be better, to have a scenario where iron sharpens iron. Instead, if you have one party that dives into the deep and the other just uses that excuse to… move further away from any sort of government consensus. and trying to apply the most extreme constituency will they have is, you know, a recipe for both sides to move further away from anything that looks like serving the American people as a whole. “- Representative Pete Meijer, R-Mich. (Sunday, The hill)

“Those who do not surrender will be eliminated. “- Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who authorized the police to open fire on demonstrators, whom he described as “terrorists”. A rise in fuel prices sparked street protests in Kazakhstan that quickly spread across the country, reflecting wider discontent with the same party’s power since independence. (Friday, The Associated press)

“Companies have encouraged and encouraged their employees to get vaccinated. But a single federal professional standards agency cannot requisition businesses across the economy to become de facto public health agencies.. “-Washington attorney Scott A. Keller, representing the National Federation of Independent Business, before Supreme Court justices as they review the Biden administration’s vaccination warrant policy. (Friday, The Washington Post)

You see it in their eyes. They are here. They take care of the patients. But their heart is not there. They mentally separated him or put him in a box. – Corey Manges, director of nursing for medical services at Parkland Memorial Hospital, on the toll COVID patient care is taking on nurses. (Thusday, The morning news from Dallas)

“I almost managed to get out of this without getting emotional, but you understand me every time. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making this trip amazing. Thank you for welcoming a long, lanky child over 20 years ago and making him one of your own.“- Dirk Nowitzki in a retirement ceremony for his number, 41, after a 21-season NBA career, all with the Dallas Mavericks (Thursday, The morning news from Dallas)

“Unfortunately I fooled around tonight and got mad at a referee. I wanted him to fight me. I totally lost my waste and got kicked out of the gym. “- Tennessee State Representative Jeremy Faison, after becoming emotional during a high school basketball game, yelled at the referee, then tried to pull the referee’s pants down. The depant-ing attempt was picked up on the game broadcast on Facebook Live. (Wednesday, Tennessee)

“They just didn’t look good. At first I thought they must have spawned with Marmaduke or something like that because they had super long legs, super long noses. – Ron Wooten, a resident of Galveston, who began photographing the island’s coyote population after a pack took away their dog. The former fisheries biologist became convinced that the unusual coyotes are part of the officially extinct red wolf, and finally found a biologist at Princeton University to confirm it, drawing the attention of scientists who wonder if the animals of Galveston can be used to bring back the red wolf. (Monday, The New York Times)

“Do you know what’s really great?” We told Betty White that we love her while she is alive.– Actress Paula Poundstone (Monday, Twitter)

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