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Memorable things they said

Issue: "'Infidel'," March 3, 2007

"Humiliated and mortified."

JetBlue founder and CEO David G. Neeleman after the company canceled more than 1,100 flights in the wake of a Valentine's Day snowstorm.

"9.5 inches"

The size at birth of Amillia Sonja Taylor, born at 21 weeks and six days, which reportedly makes her the most premature baby on record to survive. She weighed less than 10 ounces at the time. Doctors allowed her parents to take her home last week after four months of neonatal intensive care.

"I can cure AIDS, and I will."

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Gambian president Yahya Jammeh. The Gambian leader says he has a miracle cure for AIDS, a green herbal paste rubbed onto the rib cages of patients. Doctors are alarmed that Jammeh tells patients to stop taking their anti-retroviral drugs. "We would like to state quite clearly . . . there is no cure for AIDS," said Antonio Felipe Jr. of the World Health Organization.

"Protecting criminals from people like you since 1920."

A spoof ad for the ACLU on Fox News Channel's new comedy show, Half-Hour News Hour.


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