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What They Brought to the Table
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"Who or what should I sacrifice to relieve simple nervous tension?"
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Police and Victims
"It's so great to be back into the swing - 'Damn Yankees,' 'Carousel,' and now North Korea."
The conscious and unconscious are constantly at war with each other...
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"If you don't mind, Senator, I'd like to render the rest of my testimony sotto voce."
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Tensions Between Turkey And The EU
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"Well, we're down to bare brick, natural wood, and raw nerves."
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'It wasn't until the elephant finally up and left the room, that they dared discuss him...'
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'Are you alright? You seem tense...'
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"He's still in my nervous stomach."
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"...for better OR worse, not AND."
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"Tonight we're dining with friends and family. Don't order anything that might spark a political argument."
The air was so thick with tension you could cut it with a knife.
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"Well, the merger is over, now the takeover starts."
"Should we buy it or would you prefer to stay married?"
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The End of the of the End of the Cold War is Near!
China and North Korea
'Quick! Contact my doctor.'
Fuel prices reduce people to carrying their cars.
Kicking the Barrel Down a Heavily Traveled Road
'This one is for not stirring up global tensions with anything I say in TV interviews.'