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August 31, 2017

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Buford Gooch

Why read it? The opinion will be the same either way.

narciso

There is also "they live' as a template, also the matrix.

Barbara

And where is Attorney General Jeff Sessions on this? It's the government's case albeit one brought by Obama's Justice Department.

Barbara

Cancel that last comment.

I agree with Legal Insurrection. It's a lot of "overblown hype" by Rubin and this group called "Project Democracy".

Threadkiller

Another bubbler thread?

::groan::

Threadkiller

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Ralph L

They should have a judicial hearing about the pardon before every dodgy federal judge, then impeach the ones who rule against the Constitution. Like that'll happen.

Dave (in MA)

Anti-biz Markey:

#Harvey has caused refinery outages & spikes in gas prices. I'm calling on Trump to tap the SPR to protect consumers
(emphasis mine)
What good is putting more crude on the market when the problem is that REFINERIES ARE DOWN, you damned idiot?

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--When you are inside a bubble (i.e., a mass hallucination), can you tell?--

To paraphrase the old saw; if you run into an asshole in the morning you just ran into an asshole in your bubble.
If you run into assholes all day; you're the asshole and you left your bubble.

Momto2

Don't know what to think about this...did CNN "fake" a rescue?

https://twitter.com/IWillRedPillYou/status/903097981192327169

Janeprobably about 10 minutes after getting there

How are you doing Mom2?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

GayPatriot‏ @GayPatriot 3h3 hours ago

🚨🚨🚨
Trump Administration, Day 223:
Still not in a gay concentration camp or being electrocuted by Mike Pence.
#LGBT

==================================

Heh. Good morning!

daddy

Wow, Momto2.

That looks to me like it could be faked CNN video, but I'm tending to not think so.

If CNN's Drew Griffin, seen running to offer help, is the guy in the red CNN jacket wearing shorts and Teva type sandals, and moments later he's the rescuer wearing long dark pants and high top rain boots helping the fat "victim" in the blue shirt out of the truck, then it's fake. There's no question the tape is clipped in an edit.

My main question is wondering if the guy we see in the red CNN jacket wearing shorts and Teva sandals is a 2nd CNN employee, wearing the same red CNN jacket as Drew Griffin, but is a different guy altogether, simply part of the camera crew. That would tend to make me think its not fake. It also seems to me that the floating speed of the truck in the water is about where it should have floated to in the 10 or so seconds allotted, so the trucks momentum also tends to indicate to me that it is not fake.

Regardless, this looks like another good mystery all we JOMer's need to study and give our own opinions on. I'm tending to thinking there are 2 CNN guys in red CNN jackets, so I'm going for "Not Fake" but I'm willing to change my mind if properly persuaded. As to why the fat "victim" drove his truck into the water immediately behind a CNN set shot, I wouldn't put that past CNN as a bogus set-up in the first place.

Here's an easier "Exit question:" Can CNN really be so desperate to make themselves look good that they would stage something fake like this?

BTW, Momto2, glad to see you alive and kicking. Hang in there, good friend, and "Hey" to Darby and Mister Mom.

James D.

What good is putting more crude on the market when the problem is that REFINERIES ARE DOWN, you damned idiot?

Expecting anything a clown like Market says to make sense or be even vaguely logical or sane, is like expecting your dog to start doing calculus.

Actually, your dog learning to do calculus is a lot more likely.

daddy

Morning Jane,

Which Blago has better hair, Rod or his brother?

James D.

http://nypost.com/2017/08/30/untouchable-kennedys-boast-about-bad-behavior-all-over-hyannis-port/

Every single member of the family - from the oldest senior citizen down to newborn infants - should spend the rest of their life in prison.

daddy

From way down in the comments on Momto2's 03:11 link, here's a photo montage showing what is raising questions on the CNN "rescue."

The times in white numerals as I understand it are the elapsed seconds on the video CNN aired of the rescue.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

I meant to comment on this yesterday. The president of Home Depot was on Cavuto's show yesterday.

He said we shouldn't have tax cuts because of helping the people of Texas, and we can't afford both. He is supposedly a Republican.

Since I believe very few people go on Cavuto's show without a vested self-interest, I am trying to figure out why he would take this position. It certainly seems like a tailor made excuse for the democrats to look "fiscally responsible" and caring about flood victims.

cboldt

daddy - the dude driving the truck goes straight for deep water, It's all "too convenient."

Speaking of the rule of law, Texas Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities' Blocked By Fed. Judge

Texa Motion Opposing Injunction, the arguments Judge Orlando Garcia rejected.

cboldt

Federal Judge Blocks Texas’ Ban on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ by Manny Fernandez of the NYT. Longer article than that "Law360" article linked above.

The Opinion and Order is pretty fresh. I haven't found a link to a free online version ... yet.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://dailycaller.com/2017/08/30/anarchists-plead-with-antifa-please-stop-making-us-look-bad/

rse

The Arkema chemical plant in houston has begun exploding. http://abcnews.go.com/US/risk-chemical-plant-explosion-houston-prompts-evacuation-harvey/story?id=49521170

cboldt

ACLU is hosting Judge Orlando Garcia's Order, Aug 29, 2017 Order in City of El Cenizo v. Texas, Case 5:17-cv-00404-OLG WD Texas, San Antonio.

For those inclined to be a glutton for punishment.

cboldt

Snopes is so lame ... Was Barack Obama President During Hurricane Katrina?

Wow, they sure knocked that strawman down. But the claim was "Louisiana floods," not "Katrina." Louisiana Flood of 2016.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://cbs4indy.com/2017/08/30/getting-there-and-getting-in-iu-vs-osu/

IU vs. OSU tonight on ESPN.

GUS

The Courts my friends. Are the Never Trumpers, Ryan et al, HELPING AMERICA....at all?

cboldt
“Somewhere between being complacent and being panicked is the right place” to be, said Gov. John Bel Edwards (D). “That’s where we’re going to ask the people of Louisiana to settle.”

Scratching head ....

henry

Cboldt, that must mean waist deep.

GUS

Cboldt. It's a politician running his CAKE HOLE. What "wisdom" does it require to get Demotards to vote for you. What "Skill set" do 99% of LIBTARD politicians have, that makes them ABLE to run a Popcorn stand.

Janeprobably about 10 minutes after getting there

Daddy,

Rob is infinitely better looking than Rod, taller, better hair and has very good taste on who to take pictures with.

Ralph L

If it were fake, CNN wouldn't have "saved" a fat old white guy. Come on, you know that.

Ralph L

I'd have sworn Ethel Kennedy was dead.

Wasn't it determined that Blago's hair was part wig, or was that someone else?

daddy on iPad

Rhetorical question on the CNN reporter stepping in to rescue the driver from the consequences of his actions.

Do you guys remember 40 years ago the News Show where Mike Wallace and Peter Jennings were asked if they were with American Troops in some combat zone, what would they did if they spotted some enemy troops ready to ambush the Americans? One of the 2, probably Wallace, said he would notify the American Troops and keep them out of harms way, but then the other reporter, probably Jennings, said he would not notify the American troops that they were walking into an ambush since as a reporter it was his professional duty to remain above engaging in events he was just supposed to report upon without bias or without engaging in. When Mike Wallace heard that answer, he agreed with Jennings and said he took back his first answer, to warn the Americans of danger, and now he would let them walk into the ambush, because his journalistic responsibility to remain neutral and not effect events was more important than taking sides.

So now I bring up the supposed CNN rescue. Why did CNN reporter Drew Griffin get involved? Why not let the fat guy in the truck drown? Saving him was the right thing to do. It was the human thing to do. It was the common sense thing to do. But it wasn't the Mike Wallace/Peter Jennings Profesional Journalist thing to do. If Journalistic integrity mandates that we let our American troops die in preventable ambushes shouldn't it also mandate we let fat morons in pickup trucks die as well? When did that standard change, and would Mike Wallace and Peter Jennings have recommended letting the fat guy drown?

Miss Marple the Deplorable

daddy,

Your argument comes down on the side of it being faked, because I don't remember any reporters stepping in to stop Antifa from beating people up, or rescuing people in any other situation of violence or disaster that I can remember.

What will be interesting is if the video quietly disappears.

Momto2

Morning all! I am ok - I tend to sleep in 3 or 4 hour segments until I get so uncomfortable that it wakes me up. Not being able to move or turn over is not the same as really sleeping but happy to be able to wake up alive!

I really don't know what to make of that CNN episode. It did entertain me for awhile in the wee hours. Someone mentioned that the camera filmed everything except the "rescue" - if filming, why not film the guy getting out of the window of the truck? That would seem to be the key dramatic event that viewers would want to see. And that had to be difficult as the truck was moving and he is no Tiny Tim!

The 2 guys in red jackets do look quite similar but we will see. Obviously, with CNN's history of these types of things...it's no wonder people are skeptical.

There is the recent episode of the London :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXZzwwUVpWk


And this gem is being shown again - Charles Jaco (hilarious!!!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTWY14eyMFg&t=476s

Momto2

Not CNN but they are all about the same in my book! Like pulling back the curtain to see the wizard...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8slEPV9LyS0

Momto2

Morning Jane - will you be able to post about the Queen Mary? I hope it is a lovely time and that you are now pain-free!

daddy on iPad

Great point, Miss Marple.

So CNN's Drew Griffin did the rescue because it was a scripted role he was playing in a contrived rescue in order to enhance CNN's terrible public opinion polls. I love it. And true or not, I'm happy to put it out there, since the CNN's are so quick to damn millions of Americans daily and Osteen and his Church before he can get a word out edgewise.

Momto2

Great point, daddy - why should we give them the tiniest benefit of the doubt when they give none to anyone on our side? They always assume and broadcast the worst possible take or motives and, when later proven wrong, show no remorse.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

daddy,

Speaking of Olsteen, there is an article in the NYT today about how Olsteen and Trump both preach a prosperity gospel. Obvious effort we spotted a couple of days ago in the early reports.

I am not a fan of Olsteen, but when my daughter was going through severe depression a couple of years ago, he seemed to encourage her, so will not take any cheap shots at him.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/canadas-confederate-plot-st-albans-vermont/

An interesting tidbit from the past. I suppose we should now consider Montreal a hotbed of racism.

daddy on iPad

‘Untouchable’ Kennedys boast about bad behavior all over Hyannis Port

I suppose I'm a bad man but I'm drinking my next beer in honor of JFK Jrs terrible piloting skills. Campai!

henry

Miss M, obviously we must purge anythiong Canadian from our shores. No more hockey, no more maple syrup (a double bad with Aunt Jemima on the bottle), etc.

cboldt

Quebec province seems to be at the center of separatism. Quebec's Separatist Movement Turns Violent

Threadkiller

why should we give them the tiniest benefit of the doubt when they give none to anyone on our side?

This is how I roll.

IMO, the rescue did happen and was far less dramatic than portrayed. So they left it out.

cboldt

Not well known, but under Article XI of the the 1781 US Articles of Confederation, Canada could join the union of the United States on its own volition. No colony was allowed the same courtesy.

James D.

daddy @ 8:11

Since his terrible piloting skills probably saved us from another Kennedy presidency, I'm 100% with you on celebrating them.

Threadkiller

CTH dives in head 1st:

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/08/31/something-very-odd-in-that-cnn-crew-rescuing-man-in-truck-video/

He shouldn't dabble in this stuff. If they are going to edit 9 seconds out so he can stage the scene, why not edit 10 seconds out so we don't see short pants man?

When you deal in the layers I deal in, this becomes obvious.

#SendBetterConspiracies

Marlene

Good Morning! cboldt,my husband talked with a friend this morning. He is a Rotarian in a northern Maine town. Gov. LePage spoke at a recent meeting and the brothers of Susan Collins didn't attend the meeting that day,ha. LePage lambasted Collins and King for being progressives. The man has no fear.

Captain Hate

daddy, are you sure you have the facts right about that discussion? I could be wrong, as I have been about a lot of things recently, but I thought it was Wallace with the doctrinaire "journalists have a higher calling beyond silly patriotism" attitude and convinced Peter Jennings's ambulatory bald spot.

daddy on iPad

What an interesting link Miss Marple at 08:10!

I have a vague memory of Bermuda being pro the South, and there being a Confederate Museum in Bermuda. That would account for the Dr in your link being in Bermuda to tend the Confederate sick and figuring out how to smuggle the contagion into Yankee lands to poison the populace.

Momto2,

Great to see you back fighting and doing such an excellent job contributing! I have never had a bedsore, but it's always talked about in all these books we've all read, so if by good fortune you actually get one would you mind giving us the blow by blow of how it first arose and complications and pain and all the rest? Don't go out of your way or anything, but if it happens to crop up I'm sure I'm not the only JOMer dying to enhance our experiences vicariously. Cheerio😇

daddy on iPad

Captain,

I defer to you on the Wallace/Jennings thing. I was uncertain and winging it from distant memory. I forget which was the pompous jackass uninterested in American boys lives, but Jennings being Canadian I guessed it was him. That it was Chris Wallace's unempathetic dad that came up initially with such a lack of human decency and lack of patriotism surprises me not at all. The apple falls not far from the tree.

Marlene

We need a wall on the northwestern border of Maine to protect us from Quebec!
When the daughter was a little girl,we used to bring her to a store directly across the St. John River in a little New Brunswick town. The store had everything Canadian,maple cookies,syrup,candy and of course,ice skates,sleds and toboggans.

squaredance

It is so obviously a fake--that is like 1.5 foot drop off the curb on a regular street in a suburb.

That person was in no danger at all. Throw him a rope? Too funny.
It is like he fell down in a mud puddle. Perhaps one might offer him a hand up, but this would be scarcely more than an act of courtesy.

What is strange about this is that people bought that the fellow was in danger in the first place. The notion that this was a "rescue" is absurd.

(And watch them get away with it too.)

The whole thing is just so comically obvious: whatever are people thinking when thew buy into such obviously staged antics? They slightest moment of reflect would expose it as the cheapest sott of bunk. We have reached a point of hysteria in the nation that we cannot even process the most simple and obvious tomfoolery even when it is right before our eyes.

This "incident" is beyond parody or satire.

(And I guarantee that if it was an actual situation of some danger and the CNN report stepped in and actually did something "heroic" then there would be amply footage of the act. There is almost no possibility of a CNN "reporter putting himself in harms way to help another random American. The best we might hope for is that he might "rescue" his a co-worker or his boss. Given their near total incompetence, their self absorption and their complete lack of even the most basic common sense this is perhaps a blessing to those in real danger.)

Rocco

Good morning

I read that Blago can't color his hair in jail so it's white now. I'm sure he has a lot to say but he's just as dirty as those who prosecuted him. Fitzpatrick could have indicted him in 2006 but waited til Obama was elected. I think Obama wanted ValJar in his old senate seat.

JimNorCal

Mom2 thanks for the update.

Kev, keep healing!

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Captain Hate!

I heard this morning JERRY SPRINGER is thinking of running for Ohio governor!

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

At the speed the guy's truck was floating down the lazy river I'm surprised he didn't get back in it so the crew could switch over to their Headline News jackets and hand him a rope to rescue him again.

Heck, Shemp and Ralph had time to fly down and hand him a rainbow rope so the LBGTQWERTYUIOP community could be all inclusiveized.

 narciso.

Good news mom2to

Amidst all the fake news:
https://www.circa.com/story/2017/08/30/politics/former-fbi-agent-battling-deputy-director-mccabe-said-there-is-a-cancer-inside-the-fbi

I guess aopatatchik hardy will be burying this as well.

rse

Marlene-did you notice all those small new brunswick towns have monuments to the dead lost in the "Great War"? I always called that to my childrens' attention that there was no world war 1 until the 2nd world war. By then the monuments were up.

Something to remember with the travesties around so-called confederate monuments. Generally the phrasing is about the sadness over such a loss of life.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

From the Mailman's Son to the Plain Brown Wrapper?
What sin is Ohio being punished for?

Ralph L

I misremembered it too, daddy:
Try not to vomit

 narciso.

We go to the war with the army we have:

https://www.conservativereview.com/articles/trumps-tax-reform-pitch-the-white-house-culture-of-half-assery

Momto2

daddy - that was so funny! I can get out of bed and walk so no danger of bedsores. I just cannot turn over or move once I'm in bed.

Did anyone else notice the little skimpy rope that he supposedly used to rescue the guy? Question one - did they have a rope handy "just in case" they saw someone floating along? Question two - if yes, why not provide a proper hefty rope? It appears to be about the diameter of my little finger. Question three - since we were unable to view the actual rescue - did he lasso the guy and pull him out? Did he just pull him up the bank by his hand? (If so, why display the rope on camera?)

I know these are snarky but guess what? I DON"T CARE!!!

 narciso.

Blavatniks tool acts oddly:
http://dailycaller.com/2017/08/30/report-mueller-working-with-dem-state-ag-on-russia-probe

henry

Momto2, that kind of nylon rope comes in handy for tying things down or hauling stuff up to a tree stand. I carry some in my car and in my hunting backpack. In a rescue you go with what you have handy. And sure, I'd carry it over if in reach when I saw the problem. Plus I would bring it back coiled if it wasn't needed. Not sure I would wave it around for the camera, but adrenaline makes you do odd things.

Sue

Our town is in a panic. The local Brookshires (a grocery chain) has run out of gas. We have seen dire warnings in our local newspaper that it is about to get serious. So everyone is running around filling up their cars, gas cans, etc., preparing for doomsday. Oh, and for those who don't know, and the young girl I work with didn't, Texas produces most of your gasoline. And we're shut down. Because of a hurricane.

Sue

From a previous thread, fire ants eat right through bug spray. They consider it salt on their meal. And they love my toes. They bite the shit out of me.

Sue

Got my first sprinkles from TS Harvey yesterday evening. It came a downpour for about 5 minutes. Then the sun came out and we have been dry since.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

It's also handy for pushing into the spark plug hole when installing a chainsaw flywheel, henry.
:)

Sue

During Katrina, one of the other news stations caught Geraldo faking a rescue. They did the same take several times until he thought it was just right. Hopefully, someone caught these CNN punks if they faked it.

daddy on iPad

From the Mailman's Son to the Plain Brown Wrapper?
What sin is Ohio being punished for?

I'm ready to vote for Kucinich.

Captain Hate

Jerry Springer used to be the mayor of Cincinnati.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

Geraldo.
Is it possible to have a negative Q rating?

Captain Hate

Kucinich has mostly made sense since he realized how badly the Uniparty-D sold him out; too much sense for Rupert and the brats to have him on the Sunday gab show's panel.

James D.

re: narciso's link @ 9:29

Can someone remind me again why it was the right decision for Sessions to recuse himself?

henry

ABC big job cuts.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

narciso,

Horowitz missed the POINT of the speech, whcih wasn't to give details, which will be worked out through negotiating.

It was a teaching speech explaining in easy to understand terms WHY we need to pass it, and what effects passing it would have.

I am fed up to my eyeballs in all of these armchair critics who cannot see what is obvious even when it's laid out before them like a turkey on a platter.

Horowitz wants details, but if you start with details, the average person's eyes glaze over and they don't understand the main purpose of the tax cuts. Then the dems start in on chipping away at the details.

Nancy Pelosi started in about the tax cuts being for billionaires and such yesterday, but it was the usual dem boilerplate and it had nothing to do with what Trump was talking about at all. So she sounded like a lunatic.

Let's see Horowitz's plan. Has he got any ideas? No. Just complaints.

Clarice Feldman

http://truepundit.com/fbi-investigation-of-espionage-blackmail-charges-in-awan-case-blocked-by-obama-doj-appointee-who-worked-for-holder-lynch/

Momto2

More comments about the shoes but I'm posting because the title is so spot on!!

Trump Pumps Envy Frumps

https://amgreatness.com/2017/08/30/trump-pumps-envy-frumps/

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good ad blocker? Some of these web sites have so many ads and video ads that my computer gets slowed down. I have had to shut down about 5 times already this morning.

Thanks in advance!

Clarice Feldman

http://freebeacon.com/issues/southern-poverty-law-center-transfers-millions-in-cash-to-offshore-entities/

SPLC sketchier and sketchier.

narciso

It was a cunning cunning plan, ol like the ones louis litt comes up with.

I think the point Horowitz makes is trusting mcturtle is like handing yogi to the taxidermist for a trim

GUS on board a UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT, THEY OFFERED ME CASH TO FLY LATER

Libtards want tax cuts for those who don't pay income taxes. YAWWWWWWWWWN.

Old Lurker

Henry, FTA, that still leaves 90% employed. Wake me up when they do it the other way around.

Buckeye

I heard this morning JERRY SPRINGER is thinking of running for Ohio governor!

We already have a media whore for Governor.

Buckeye

From the Mailman's Son to the Plain Brown Wrapper?
What sin is Ohio being punished for?

Existing

Old Lurker

Or why he did it without warning his boss ahead of time, James?

Given Session's visibility fighting the good fight for the 63 million Trump voters who voted to retsore the Rule of Law, would it be rude of me to ask if he recused himself from the entire job at the same time?

DrJ

MM,

I use adblock plus. It works pretty well, and it is one of the first things I install on a new computer.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Momto2.

That article on Melania's pumps was great, especially the quote from Robin Givans, who never saw a hideous Michelle outfit she didn't think was just fabulous.

I want to remind you guys that when Obama was campaigning in 2008, Michelle wore tailored suits and those girls were dressed like they had been outfitted by Brooks Brothers for kids. I still think they intentionally portrayed themselves as the Huxtables of Cosby Show fame, with the girls cast in the roles of Rudi and Vanessa. What a scam THAT was!

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--Libtards want tax cuts for those who don't pay income taxes.--

Amazing isn't it, GUS?

Let's make the rich pay 90% of the taxes!
Hey, 90% of the tax cuts are going to the rich!!!

We can't cut Social Security because 90% of it goes to the middle and it's not welfare because people pay into it to receive something out!
Hey, the middle pays 90% of Social Security taxes!!!

Cognitive dissonance is an unknown phenomenon to progs.

Miss Marple the Deplorable

Dr J,

Thank you! Just installed it!

Going to give it a test drive on Conservative Treehouse.

GUS on board a UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT, THEY OFFERED ME CASH TO FLY LATER

Miss Marple, Col Uh uh uh uh Okie Doke wasn't bi-sexual back then either.
He EVOLVED.

Threadkiller

in 2008, Michelle wore tailored suits

The tailor probably cringed every time she told him on which side she dressed.

daddy on iPad

fire ants eat right through bug spray. They consider it salt on their meal. And they love my toes. They bite the shit out of me.

That reminds me that we have The Richmond Spiders (Arachnids), we have the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs (Ariolimax), we have the University of Baltimore's Super Bees (Apis), but where are the Ants in College Ball? Damn sexist, racists, specisests phylumists#%^!

Darwin's last book was on worms being responsible for the mulching of strata and the creation for the rest of terrestrial life to engage in their biome competitions: Charles Darwin: The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms (Annelids, Arthropods, etc)

I was going to say something else but damned if I can remember what

Go worms!

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

I use AdBlockplus too, MM.
Don't even know it's there except when the occasional site won't let you in unless you disable it = goodbye site.
I haven't read a Forbes column for some time just because of that.

Ignatz Ratzkywatzky

--The tailor probably cringed every time she told him on which side she dressed.--

Then he went and got his Kardashian Edition surveyor's tape.

DrJ

Same for me Iggy. Those site that tell me they don't want me to view their pages, won't get any clicks from me.

daddy, it doesn't fit with you classification scheme, but I always liked the UC Irvine Anteaters.

Old Lurker

Me too Iggy.

Goodbye site is my policy.

GUS on board a UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT, THEY OFFERED ME CASH TO FLY LATER

UC IRVINE ANTIFA BEATERS.

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