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Posted 03 May 2019 - 07:18 AM

Read the literature on gang initiation. Each transgression gets justified as too small to fight over -- and then you have a pistol in your hand with instructions to kill a random pedestrian in a drive-by.

At that point they not only own you in toto [1] but there are still more, and worse, ahead.

[1] And for that matter in Weezer's little dog too.
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Posted 03 May 2019 - 09:32 AM

View Postbaw1064, on 02 May 2019 - 08:14 PM, said:

Well, if they'd actually paid attention that their oath of office is to the Constitution and not the POTUS...

My party right or wrong. It's the Republican way. It doesn't help that they bob their heads with their mouths open over any number of horrible, failed policy positions on taxes, the military, immigration, the social safety net, pollution, global warming, and on and on. To repeat the famous quote:

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“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” --Voltaire

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

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Posted 03 May 2019 - 10:33 AM

View PostAnBr, on 02 May 2019 - 07:27 PM, said:


It's gone way beyond rationalization into full blown sycophancy. And Faux News is their beacon of "truth." Followed from the link above:

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Almost 8 in 10 Republicans who watch Fox News say Donald Trump is the most successful president in history.

That was just one finding of a new poll showing the deep ideological divide between Fox News viewers and everyone else. The poll results were provided to The Daily Beast by Navigator, a project launched by Democratic groups Global Strategy Group and GBA strategies. They surveyed more than 1,000 registered voters online with the goal of examining the differences in views between Fox News viewers and non-Fox viewers.

It comes after Democratic strategists have debated whether candidates and officeholders should appear on Trump’s favorite cable news channel to win over its regular viewers. Candidates like Sen. Amy Klobuchar have deliberately made efforts to speak to Fox News viewers, and the Democratic National Committee briefly entertained the idea of hosting a debate on Fox News before deciding against it.

But Thursday’s survey shows why many in the party have largely written off the network’s viewers as a lost cause.

The survey’s authors argue that the network presents an “alternate reality” in American politics, and plays an “outsized role in the way many experience and form opinions on the most important issues facing the country.”

The data show numerous ways in which Fox News-watching Republicans have radically different beliefs from non-Republicans and even Republicans who do not watch Fox News. [LFC NOTE: Looking at some of the figures shown after this it's obvious that non-Faux News watching Republicans aren't AS bad but are still pretty f***ing bad. Only 1/4 believe in man-made global climate change, for example.]


The Faux Newsers have now placed Trump on a higher pedestal than St. Ronnie. AFAIC Frum, Boot, and every other enabler who brought our nation and their party to this point can f***ing suck it. To steal a line you attacked Obama with again and again, "you built this."
" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

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""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 03 May 2019 - 11:06 AM

Republicans have convinced themselves no other Republican but Trump can win a nationwide general election. And, under Democratic rule they will not be able to advance any of their policy priorities; infact they'll lose ground - a functioning EPA, strictures against predatory lending, banking regulations, requirements for safe sale and use of firearms, equitable taxes all give chilling nightmares. Trump is lesser of the two evils.

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Posted 03 May 2019 - 01:20 PM

Good take, except even he is not considered evil by those willing to sell their souls.
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Posted 03 May 2019 - 01:57 PM

View PostTraveler, on 03 May 2019 - 01:20 PM, said:

Good take, except even he is not considered evil by those willing to sell their souls.

Basic psychology: once you decide between the evils, you rationalize it by erasing the faults of your choice. Doing otherwise isn't impossible, but it rarely comes naturally or at all without practice.
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Posted 08 May 2019 - 03:20 PM

This is laughably stupid to 70% of the country. The rest? Trump's base.

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Grass Valley, California is a city nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Each year, it plays host to Grass Valley Charter School’s Blue Marble Jubilee, an Earth Day celebration complete with egg carton painting and “frolicking” in bins of bird seed.

But since it’s 2019, QAnon ruined all of that.

Bizarrely enough, the conspiracies started when former FBI Director James Comey, living some 3,000 miles from Grass Valley, participated in the hashtag trend #FiveJobsIveHad on Twitter.

A Twitter user named Top Blog Sites, who has a QAnon website linked in his bio, extracted words from the tweet, somehow contorting the hashtag into “five Jihads.” He then circled the first letter of all the jobs Comey has had (grocery store clerk, vocal soloist for church weddings, chemist, strike-replacement high school teacher and FBI director, interrupted), stringing together the initials of the Grass Valley Charter School Foundation.

He noted that the group would be manning the Blue Marble Jubilee on May 11, musing that the tweet was a “coded false flag message” indicating that an attack may be planned to target the event.

The convoluted theory spread, with one QAnon follower warning that “nothing better happen at Grass Valley Charter School (@gvcharter) during their Blue Marble Jubilee on May 11, Jim,” before pointing out that Comey’s tweet had the same time stamp as when the first plane hit the World Trade Center on 9/11.

QAnon conspiracy theorists believe that there is a secret plot being fomented against President Donald Trump and his supporters by a “deep state” that involves some incoherent combination of coded messages, threatened coups and a secret pedophilic sex ring run by top Democrats.

As unhinged as the beliefs seem, they’ve catalyzed violence before, as when a gunman threatened Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in D.C. due to the man’s (baseless) belief that Hillary Clinton and her campaign manager John Podesta were keeping child sex slaves in the basement (the restaurant had no basement, to start).

According to The Union, a local outlet, Grass Valley Charter was inundated with calls and emails from across the country.

Police dismissed the threats as “not credible,” but the organizers cancelled the event anyway.

“In the current social and political climate, schools and communities must take into consideration matters never before imagined,” the foundation wrote on the event page, calling the cancellation an “abundance of caution.”

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 08 May 2019 - 03:23 PM

View PostLFC, on 08 May 2019 - 03:20 PM, said:


If only those Q Anon people would use their creativity for good instead of evil.

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Posted 08 May 2019 - 03:49 PM

View Postgolden_valley, on 08 May 2019 - 03:23 PM, said:

If only those Q Anon people would use their creativity for good instead of evil.
Maybe we need a domestic army of Democratic supporters to start our own rumors on 4chan, "proving" that Dumpster is the anti-Christ.

Well, he is certainly the anti-Jesus in just about any way you measure his characteristics
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Posted 08 May 2019 - 06:11 PM

Problem with that is that us libtards just aint that fuckin stoopid.
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Posted 08 May 2019 - 07:21 PM

View PostTraveler, on 08 May 2019 - 06:11 PM, said:

Problem with that is that us libtards just aint that fuckin stoopid.

So? Silly person, the idea is to string the wackos along on stranger and stranger stuff eventually looping around to point them straight at (what used to pass for) establishment Republicans.
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Posted 09 May 2019 - 09:34 AM

View PostD. C. Sessions, on 08 May 2019 - 07:21 PM, said:

So? Silly person, the idea is to string the wackos along on stranger and stranger stuff eventually looping around to point them straight at (what used to pass for) establishment Republicans.

Trollin', trollin', trollin'. Rawhide!
" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 03:24 PM

Little Lindsey gets a public intervention on CNN. I doubt it will do any good.

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CNN’s Chris Cuomo opened his show with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), who said that he was concerned about the direction Graham appears to have turned. The recent news is that Graham has told the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., to break the law by defying a subpoena from Senate Republicans.

“This is not the Lindsey I know,” Manchin said. “I can’t explain what’s going on right now and his thought process. He lost his dear, dear friend John McCain and our ally. That might have had some effect but I can’t speak to that. I just know that the facts of what we’re seeing unfold and what has happened has been because it was clear and evident.”

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The interview with Manchin followed with a panel discussion with Ana Navarro, who once worked for the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Navarro said that she once considered Graham to be a friend but she too was deeply concerned about him.

“Chris, if I may, a point of personal privilege,” Navarro began. “I was hearing your interview with Sen. Manchin about Lindsey Graham. Lindsey has been a friend of mine for so many years. I used to be able to pick up the phone and talk to Lindsey any time I wanted. He hasn’t picked up the phone in a long time. So, I’m going to use your show to talk to him.”

She described herself as a proud supporter of Graham’s who hosted fundraisers and traveled for him.

“I loved this man. He was a truth speaker,” Navarro recalled. “He was a straight talker. He was John McCain’s best friend. When I see what has become of Lindsey Graham right now, it hurts my heart. Like Sen. Manchin, I don’t recognize him. He is a man that loves his country and is a patriot and served his country. I am proud and grateful for his service but I am hoping that Lindsey Graham realizes that he is not serving this country or Constitution well or the memory of John McCain well.”

She told Graham to ask himself what McCain would do in this moment. She went on to say that Graham isn’t in office to be Trump’s accomplice.

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 04:03 PM

The crazy wife of crazy David Vitter (yes, diaper-clad prostitute visiting married Senator David Vitter from Louisiana) was just made a federal judge by the Republicans. They aren't even pretending to care about anything but a warm body that will always rule for their team. Here are some of this crazy whackjobs "qualifications."

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During her confirmation hearing [Wendy] Vitter refused to say if she believes the U.S. Supreme Court case that codified the concept that “separate but equal” is not equal, was decided correctly. Ironically, perhaps, the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education is Friday.

Vitter is more commonly known as being the wife of former GOP Senator David Vitter, and standing beside him in 2007 as he confessed to having been caught in a prostitution scandal.

Before that, as Louisiana’s The Advocate reports, Wendy Vitter “proclaimed to reporters in 2000 while responding President Bill Clinton’s affair scandal that she would be ‘a lot more like Lorena Bobbitt than Hillary,’ referring to the Virginia woman who infamously severed her husband’s penis in 1993.”

The Advocate also notes that the American Bar Association “rated Vitter as ‘qualified’ but with a mark noting that the 15-member judicial panel wasn’t unanimous in that assessment and at least a minority of the group found her to be unqualified.”

She co-authored an op-ed with her hubby saying that Clinton had to be removed from office for having an affair with an intern. Apparently her hubby's case was different and I seriously doubt that there's a peep between them on a president who pays off a porn star to keep quiet during an election.
" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 16 May 2019 - 04:17 PM

Principle, consistency etc. etc. are effeminate elitist concepts and are over-rated. Winning trumps every time. And, that's what Real 'Muricans© care about.

Edited by Probabilistic, 17 May 2019 - 10:36 AM.


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Posted 20 May 2019 - 02:21 PM

As posted somewhere here on TRS before, the cruelty is the point. Compassion is for soy eating wimps.

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Alabama state Sen. Jim McClendon ® has a solution for cancer patients who need marijuana to treat their illness: Go hit up your local dealer.

During a Monday morning interview on local radio show “Matt & Aunie,” the hosts asked McClendon why he voted against the Alabama Senate bill legalizing medical marijuana, which passed the chamber last week.

“Sometime along the way, we’re gonna open the door that’s gonna eventually lead to recreational marijuana,” McClendon said. “And so I figured as long as I kind of push against that door, the better it’ll be.”

The Republican lawmaker called the bill a “camel’s nose under the tent — in other words, a slippery slope that’ll lead to the legalization of recreational weed.

“Well, that camel’s nose is already in your district, buddy,” show co-host Matt Murphy chuckled. “I can go get marijuana anytime I want in your district. I mean, it’s already there.”

“Well, let me give you a counter to that,” McClendon responded. “If there’s somebody who needs it — let’s say someone is doing a cancer treatment, they have nausea problems and they need something to control it, they can get it!”

“Wait, you can get it legally in the state of Alabama?” co-host Andrea Lindenberg asked.

“No, but apparently you can get it,” McClendon replied.

The flabbergasted hosts pointed out that under McClendon’s solution, he would turn cancer patients “into criminals.”

McClendon brushed it off. “They’re probably not too worried about that.”

It’s worth mentioning that McClendon is a health care professional who works as an optometrist and serves as the chair to the Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee.

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 12:38 PM

The GOP just seems to attract these kinds of people like flies to shit.

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Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn on Tuesday said he wants a state representative accused of domestic violence to resign if allegations are true that he punched his wife in the face for not undressing quickly enough when he wanted to have sex.

Gunn in a statement called the alleged actions of Republican state Rep. Doug McLeod “unacceptable.”

McLeod was arrested Saturday at his home in Lucedale.

A George County Sheriff’s Department investigative report obtained by the Sun Herald says McLeod, 58, was visibly drunk when deputies arrived at the family’s home Saturday night.

Deputies report McLeod had punched his wife and bloodied her nose. They found blood on the bed and bedroom floor.

When McLeod opened the door and officers told him they were responding to a report of a domestic assault, they wrote that he replied “Are you kidding me?”

The deputies said they could hear McLeod when he walked back inside, yelling that “the cops are here.”

“Mr. McLeod had slurred speech and walked slow in a zigzag pattern,” deputies wrote, adding he was so inebriated he had to grab a handrail to maintain his balance.

When deputies entered, they said two women were standing at the top of a stairwell and both appeared frightened. McLeod’s wife eventually came outside after deputies assured her they would keep her away from her husband.

The deputy said McLeod’s wife was shaking and upset. McLeod’s wife said her husband was drunk and “just snapped,” as he often does when under the influence of alcohol, the report said.

Another woman present said McLeod’s wife came running up to her room, her face bloodied. The woman shut the door and locked it with McLeod’s wife inside.

The other woman said McLeod started banging on the door and telling the women to open it. He told the other woman if she didn’t open the door, he’d “kill her (expletive) dog.”

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 12:55 PM

View PostLFC, on 22 May 2019 - 12:38 PM, said:


Bubba got drunk. Wife was hoping she could slow down her striptease routine enough for him to fall asleep and spare her the ordeal.

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 01:35 PM

View PostProbabilistic, on 22 May 2019 - 12:55 PM, said:

Bubba got drunk. Wife was hoping she could slow down her striptease routine enough for him to fall asleep and spare her the ordeal.

And in doing so she wasn't being a dutiful servant wife as Jeebus demands.
" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 03:35 PM

Rod Dreher continues his quest to lead the charge for most out of his mind. He's over in Australia for some reason or other and he wrote this article about the horrors of the left targeting anybody on the right by trying to take their jobs from them. This sounds terrifying!

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As you know, the governing Coalition led by the Liberal Party (which is what the right-of-center party is called in Australia) pulled of a shock win in last weekend’s national election. For the past three years, every poll has predicted a Labor Party victory. In Australia, Labor’s loss has hit the left with the same force that the Trump victory hit the US left. Some are freaking out in ominous ways. For example:

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carol mcallister
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If you work with a Liberal voter, be nice but keep a diary of what they say. When you have the evidence, go to HR and get them fired. We have not yet made it sufficiently unsafe to be a right-wing #payback #auspol

Now, think about that: Carol McAllister hates her fellow citizens who don’t share her politics so much that she encourages leftists to spy them and try to get them sacked. Sacking conservatives over what they say is a favorite pastime of Australian leftists, it would seem: ask Christian rugby player Izzy Folau. I’ve read McAllister’s Twitter feed, and she’s so far to the left that hers almost — almost — seems like a parody account. I wouldn’t take her as normative among the angry left. Still, it strikes me as entirely plausible that some on the left would undertake exactly this kind of strategy.

In Dante’s Inferno, the lowest level of Hell is populated by traitors. There’s an interesting historical reason for this. In Dante’s lifetime — the late 13th and early 14th centuries — the walled cities of Tuscany were frequently at war with each other. When the city gates were closed at night, citizens had to be able to trust in the loyalty of each other. If a traitor in their midst opened the gates under cover of darkness, they could be invaded and defeated. Social life depended on trust and loyalty. Those who destroyed the ability of people to trust each other were the worst kinds of sinners, in Dante’s ordering.


Oh noes! Traitors! The lowest level of Hell! Who is this vile woman who is clearly the chief of the thought police coming after the innocent victims on the right? She must really be SOMEBODY with immense sway! Here's my comment which may or may not get approved.

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My first reaction was "Who the hell is Carol McAllister?" so I googled her. Requiring "Australia" helped cut down on some of the junk that wasn't her. Here's what results came up in the order they appeared.

- Four hits for her Twitter feed. She has a grand total of 359 followers so not exactly an "influencer."
- This article. Congrats! You raised her visibility!
- Two LinkedIn hits. Not sure if either is her.
- Two Facebook hits. One is not her, the other might be.
- A generic Ancestry.com hit for the name.
- A generic MyHeritage hit for the name.
- A Pinterest hit that might or might not be her.

Imagine if a liberal held up somebody as obscure as this as "evidence" that their side was being viciously attacked. You would ridicule them, and rightly so. What's next? "I talked to some guy in a bar and he told me...?"

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer





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