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The best sentences we read today

-- "This is watching the sausage of macroeconomics being made. It's not appetizing."

-- "Support for expanding background checks and possibly further steps has again become a political norm in almost all of the blue-leaning states."

-- "I’ve run marathons and reported on terrorism. Not usually on the same day."

-- "As horrific as it was, the Boston Marathon bombing may not qualify as a terrorist attack for the purposes of insurance coverage."

-- "If carbon markets can't work in Europe, can they work anywhere?"

-- "84 percent of spreadsheets contain some kind of materially significant error."

-- "Irish homeowners applying for debt writedowns will have to give up satellite television, foreign holidays and private school educations for their children under a strict new insolvency law introduced to tackle the country’s debt crisis."

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