18.05.15 Quick Quotes

May 15, 2018
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“Climbing Mount Everest is my dream. I have to realize it. It also represents a personal challenge, a challenge of fate.”

Xia Boyu, a 69-year-old double amputee from China, on conquering Mt. Everest. On Monday, he did it – it was his fifth attempt at reaching the top of the 29,029-foot mountain.
‘The legalization of sports gambling requires an important policy choice, but the choice is not ours to make. Congress can regulate sports gambling directly, but if it elects not to do so, each state is free to act on its own.’

Justice Samuel Alito on the Supreme Court's 6-3 vote to allow sports gambling nationwide – not just in Nevada. All 4 major professional sports leagues, the NCAA & the Trump administration oppose the ruling.
“When you’re in the air 20,000 feet above the ground and don’t know what’s going on, it’s not uneventful.”

Southwest passenger Glen Eicrhelberger rebuffing the airline's confirmation of an "uneventful landing" after a plane depressurized on a flight from Denver to Dallas on Saturday night.

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“Whether I’m running around southern Wisconsin or America, nobody is talking about Stormy Daniels. Nobody is talking about Russia. They’re talking about their lives and their problems. They’re talking about their communities, they’re talking about jobs, they’re talking about the economy, they’re talking about national security.”

House Speaker Paul Ryan to the Associated Press on why Pres. Trump is an asset to the GOP.

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