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Self | 1-28-2013 | melas

Posted on 01/28/2013 8:10:56 PM PST by Melas

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To: Revolting cat!

The plural of opus is opera.


51 posted on 01/28/2013 8:30:26 PM PST by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: Melas

Don’t like the residents of the Democrat Vote Plantation getting singled out even though their likelihood of criminal activity is exponentially higher than the public at large?


52 posted on 01/28/2013 8:31:18 PM PST by EricT. (The Second Amendment is Tyrant Control.)
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To: Melas

Ok, I’ll just tell you. You’re weird.


53 posted on 01/28/2013 8:31:45 PM PST by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: Melas
P*ssed off and unapologetic. I wish everyone was as p*ssed off as I am.

Bon voyage.

54 posted on 01/28/2013 8:32:01 PM PST by skeeter
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To: EveningStar

No it’s opussies, isn’t it?


55 posted on 01/28/2013 8:32:31 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: A_perfect_lady

I suppose we’re supposed to sit with our backs straight, our feet flat on the floor, our hands folded in our laps, and our eyes straight ahead, a slight smile on our lips, as the Left bashes our faces in with a pillow sack filled with billiard balls and runs America into the ground and turns it into a third-world country?

Do you understand the the ‘kinder, gentler’ approach of the first Bush is the type of reaction we allowed ourselves for three decades and that THIS is where it has gotten us?

They need to fear getting in our faces, because they do not at the moment.

They need to know that if they use ad hominem attacks on us (as logically fallacious as they are, they are successful) so we will use ad hominem attacks on them.

They need to know that it will no longer be one or two at every setting that they surround and ridicule to shame but that they will be surrounded anytime they begin their Alinksky tactics to push communism down our throats.

As another poster said, this country is at war for the soul and future of America. These are nasty times. It is not for the faint of heart.

The time for trying to get along with our enemies is long gone. They showed us what a foolish tactic that was.


56 posted on 01/28/2013 8:33:15 PM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: KC_Lion
The spoilsport's gone, let's party on!


57 posted on 01/28/2013 8:33:15 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Melas
Homosexuality: FR is on the wrong side of history on this one, and I'll just leave it at that...

It's in the Book. That's the way it will be. Yes or no, never maybe.

58 posted on 01/28/2013 8:33:31 PM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: Melas

How did Mr. Nice Guy do in the last election against the one who openly declared a war on the white man?


59 posted on 01/28/2013 8:34:04 PM PST by digger48
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To: Melas
Homosexuality: FR is on the wrong side of history on this one, and I'll just leave it at that.

Evidently, you don't know much history, or have at least simply failed to learn anything from it on this topic.

Homosexuality destroys all that it touches -- it starts with the heart and soon takes over the mind. It is a self-destructive mental illness, a form of clinical depression, immersed in pathological self-loathing, even as history has repeatedly shown, and it always will be.

Perhaps it already has addled your mind and rendered you ill.

Goodbye.


60 posted on 01/28/2013 8:34:20 PM PST by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: Melas

“amish” comment

The amish comment was once directed at the crimes or abominations perpetrated by muslims in the name of allah.

Mainly because the press would never name the religion, or name, of the perp.

The term has been hijacked to fill in for inner city thugs.

With this, only, I agree with you.


61 posted on 01/28/2013 8:35:59 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: Liberty Valance

I think we once hung out together in the old chat room at Townhall.com. we all smoked back then and your screen name was Melas or Salem spelled backwards. You often disagreed with the more conservative among us, even back then. ;^)


62 posted on 01/28/2013 8:36:14 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: Melas

but the Amish ARE guilty. Bye!


63 posted on 01/28/2013 8:36:48 PM PST by The Toll
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To: Melas
Right side of history?


64 posted on 01/28/2013 8:37:14 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Melas

Take care and God bless.

Yes, some of the commentators are, as such, that I would not recommend this site to minority friends.

As to “history” maybe in some sense but not the good one.


65 posted on 01/28/2013 8:39:00 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Let it burn, let it burn, let it burn)
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To: Melas
I can only judge you from your posts. That said, I've always thought you to be a very soft thinker.

Soft is nice for a mistress.

But your kind of intellectual softness is of no help.

But you're too soft to even grasp that.

Good riddance.

66 posted on 01/28/2013 8:39:10 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Melas

You lost all credibility when you maintained that this site is “racist”.

FR is better off without people who have lost touch with reality.


67 posted on 01/28/2013 8:39:30 PM PST by PAR
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To: Melas; Liberty Valance

Oops, my post 62 was intended for you. ;^)


68 posted on 01/28/2013 8:40:30 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: old curmudgeon

Very well put.


69 posted on 01/28/2013 8:41:09 PM PST by foundedonpurpose (It's time for a fundamental restoration, of our country's principles!)
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To: Melas
The racism: I just can't handle it anymore. FR has become increasingly racist since President Obama took office, and enforcement has dropped. Now, not a single crime can be reported with an "amish" comment, and I've yet to see a post express embarrassment or shame when lo and behold sometimes the perpetrators turned out to be lily white.

I would have to agree with this for the most part.

Homosexuality: FR is on the wrong side of history on this one, and I'll just leave it at that.

I disagree. I personally could care less what people do in private, but I do not appreciate and will never condone homosexuality, but to each their own as long as I'm not forced to support it in any way.

Mostly though, it's the hate. More and more posts reference violent solutions to political disagreements. Some subtly couched, others make no pretense. I wouldn't be surprised at all if I read in the morning paper that a FReeper murdered a federal bureaucrat or a federal judge.

Violence is a fact of reality that will not simply be left as a non option when the defense of freedom is threatened. While it is typically reserved as a "last resort", survival dictates that it cannot be discarded as an option. While I don't see the need at this time to direct violence at the feds, such acts will become factual if they continue on the path they are traveling upon, and like it or not, the ballot box is not the last option available when the "line" has been crossed, otherwise you simply will be living your life as a slave to a government that has either been voted in to power by those who insist you should be a slave to the government, or by a government who is perpetuating itself through fraud.

If society does collapse, the atrocities that will be committed upon civilians by the government and by other civilians will be unspeakable events that will show the truly violent side of humans. From that perspective, to simply be killed would be frequently and typically merciful compared to what will happen before the unfortunate draw their last breath, IMO. Civilization has not prepared most people in this country for what will come to pass in the likely not so distant future.

I've learned so much, from so many of you, and for that I'm grateful. I genuinely and truly wish all of you well, and sincerely hope you all live out the rest of your lives in happiness.

Good luck.
70 posted on 01/28/2013 8:42:36 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: Melas
Your affinity to the left has finally caused you to express your true feelings.

You want to see hate?

You want to see rascism? Go visit the leftist blogs like the DUmp. Go read comment sections at the huffpo, politico, yahoo, etc.

The evil left is purposely destroying our Republic as founded.

The evil left is pushing those who believe in Liberty and our Constitution up against the wall of tyranny.

What you foolishly don't understand (b/c you are a leftist at heart) is that those in power on the left, if given the power that Stalin, Mao or Hitler possessed, would likely fulfill a blood lust that is unimaginable.

The left HATES the 2nd Amendment because it stands in the way of the goal -- absolute totalitarian control.

The so called hate, racism ,etc you assign to Freepers, is not such; it is the frustration of so many who are being pushed daily against the wall.

The goal of most Freepers is a Constitutional Republic where ALL can live in peace, where justice is blind, Capitalism flourishes and where we treat each others as individuals, not as groups.

Conservatives, unlike your comrades on the left, want to be left the H*ll alone.

71 posted on 01/28/2013 8:42:56 PM PST by sand88
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To: Melas; All
I'm disappointed, but not at all surprised, to see the reactions of many here to the departure of Melas.

I've known him on several different forums for nearly fifteen years.

His clarity, independence, and intelligence have always stood him out from the crowd.

I, for one, shall miss him. And I'm not alone.

72 posted on 01/28/2013 8:43:26 PM PST by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: Melas

When you let your neurosis run wild it colors your perception of reality to the point of complete delusion. You drank your own Kool-Aid and now you’re clueless.


73 posted on 01/28/2013 8:44:37 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

Sitting around online snarling at other conservatives doesn’t accomplish anything.


74 posted on 01/28/2013 8:44:37 PM PST by A_perfect_lady
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To: Melas

I guess it would be foolish to ask for one last donation before you go??


75 posted on 01/28/2013 8:46:04 PM PST by WKB ( Remember "Bush Lied and People Died" Now it's "People died and Obama Lied")
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To: SomeCallMeTim

You are not one of us. You like perverts and illegal aliens. You are a RINO at best (like Rove) and a communist demorat at worst. You actually own a government motors car that you financed with my money. Get gone and good bye forever.


76 posted on 01/28/2013 8:46:31 PM PST by willardwx
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To: Jet Jaguar
The term [Amish] has been hijacked to fill in for inner city thugs.

I abhor political correctness, euphemisms and the misuse of language. I make a point to never use the term "gay" when applicable to homosexuality. The traditional meaning of the word (cheerful, joyful and merry) have been misappropriated by the sodomite lobby.

Similarly the use of "Amish" (though it's used in a tongue in cheek sense here on FR) is likewise off base. For the most part, the actual Amish are law-abiding, hard-working people who may annoy some when behind one of their slow-moving buggies. But sullying those mostly good people, even in jest with a wink and nod, by using that term as code is the height of being politically correct in our language. Can we not be honest and use the term black, white, Mexican, Asian or whatever is apt when it applies to feral thugs? And when the Amish turn a city into a shooting gallery as black gangs did this weekend in Chicago, let me know.

77 posted on 01/28/2013 8:47:52 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Melas

It is overwehlmingly true that it is almost always correct that the race guessed at or figured out by certain clues and facts of the story, it ain’t racism.

The racists are the blacks targeting whites on purpose because the blacks themselves believe whites are less likely to be carrying a gun, especially in gun-free areas.

Most of the time these comments are made when it is clear by details in the story what’s what. That’s not racism.

DOJ crime stats confirm what we are seeing in these stories. White on white crime is hardly the problem. It’s generally not what we’re dealing with. It’s black on black, black vs mexican, illegals murdering us citizens, etc. It makes the papers because that’s who is committing the crimes.

We don’t make stuff up out of thin air. But when you see a Latrell, a Lamont, a Loquisha, a Shantell, Shaquika, or Roshandra, it isn’t racism to assume the criminal is a black person. It would be ignoring common sense. Same as if they identify it occurring on Martin Luther King Boulevard in any city, USA.

But hey, whatever, you have your reasons. Many people here are just tired because we have a DOJ that does not prosecute criminals for “hate crimes” if they are black, they let the Black Panthers have free reign to intimidate voters while armed, they cover for their “brothers” but hang whitey because after all, everything wrong in the black community somehow, one way or the other, is because of the white man.


78 posted on 01/28/2013 8:47:52 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: EveningStar

If he’s so swell, he wouldn’t have left with parting shots. That’s crappy, and I say that without ever having read anything he wrote.

Lost me at the “racist” accusation.


79 posted on 01/28/2013 8:49:52 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Melas

It was Eric Holder who said we were cowardly on race.


80 posted on 01/28/2013 8:50:08 PM PST by jimfree (In November 2016 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Melas
Homosexuality: FR is on the wrong side of history on this one

That is pure bunk. This is a conservative site, not centrist and for sure not liberal. As far as racism, the elected president and his administration are the epitome of racism and if you think otherwise you're no conservative.

I wish you well finding a site that everyone agrees with you.

81 posted on 01/28/2013 8:50:28 PM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: latina4dubya; Melas

“i agree with you on this in essence... i’m not so sure FR has become increasingly racist, but many of the posts contain racial elements... comments... views... “

I can tell you why. Racism in this country has mushroomed in the last four years, led on by none other than our communist in chief. It’s not just one race either. It has mushroomed in whites, blacks, Latin’s and everybody in between. The man who claimed he was going to bring every one together has done just the opposite.

And IMHO, on purpose... To fit his own political agenda.


82 posted on 01/28/2013 8:51:11 PM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
I'm with you. Tough it up.

-PJ

83 posted on 01/28/2013 8:51:19 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Melas
More and more posts reference violent solutions to political disagreements

Meh. "John Brown's Body" ain't a Amish song and this country is drowning in more of the red blood of 60,000,000+ red and yellow, black and white babies than was ever ripped from the backs of the slaves. This old world is headed for reckoning with its Maker whether its the brimstone of Sodom or the bullets of Bull Run. You can bury your head in the sand but history is kviolent, they are precious in His sight, and His truth is marching on.

Revelation 19:15 From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.

84 posted on 01/28/2013 8:51:49 PM PST by Theophilus (Not merely prolife, but prolific)
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To: Melas
More and more posts reference violent solutions to political disagreements

Meh. "John Brown's Body" ain't a Amish song and this country is drowning in more of the red blood of 60,000,000+ red and yellow, black and white babies than was ever ripped from the backs of the slaves. This old world is headed for reckoning with its Maker whether its the brimstone of Sodom or the bullets of Bull Run. You can bury your head in the sand but history is kviolent, they are precious in His sight, and His truth is marching on.

Revelation 19:15 From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.

85 posted on 01/28/2013 8:52:02 PM PST by Theophilus (Not merely prolife, but prolific)
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To: Melas

Claiming we are “on the wrong side of history” is about the most pointless argument one can make to a roomful of conservatives, whether you’re right or not. For if “conservative” means anything, and maybe it doesn’t, it means to stand athwart history. That is, at least in defense of some things. If not the equal esteem and promotion of homo- and heterosexuality, still some things. As such, blanket arguments in favor of the zeitgeist fall on deaf ears.


86 posted on 01/28/2013 8:52:27 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: HokieMom
I think we once hung out together in the old chat room at Townhall.com. we all smoked back then and your screen name was Melas or Salem spelled backwards. You often disagreed with the more conservative among us, even back then. ;^)

I was also in the Townhall.com chat room under a different screen name and I remember Melas as a "moderate" who often disagreed with conservatives. He has finally revealed his true colors on FR. I often wondered what happened to all the other people I knew on Townhall.com chat.

87 posted on 01/28/2013 8:54:01 PM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Melas

Many have come here, and many have gone. And very few of those who left have been exhibitionists treating us to their posturing opera! (I can dig this plural of ‘opus’)


88 posted on 01/28/2013 8:54:33 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Melas
I agree with some of your sentiments . I suspect that much of it is generated by trolls that come here to stir us up and cause disagreements.

I also think we should have a "junior freepers section" for some of the more juvenile members.

89 posted on 01/28/2013 8:55:28 PM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: Jet Jaguar

It is appropriate it has been “hijacked” for inner city youts.

Because the press often never directly identifies the race of the criminal as well. But in almost all of these stories, you can generally figure it out by names, or other information. Sometimes people post the same story but from another news agency and they have a picture or other identifying info the original story didn’t.


90 posted on 01/28/2013 8:55:28 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: babygene

I agree whole heartedly.


91 posted on 01/28/2013 8:56:11 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Melas

Well, bye.


92 posted on 01/28/2013 8:56:39 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Melas

I’m going to miss you, your are a voice of reason snd compromise here. I know it is tough, in my case, of being libertarian and/or a Barry Goldwater type (or South Park) of conservative. One thing I do fear is the tyranny of the left but I’m also afraid of a tyranny from something akin to an American version of a Taliban. I have very conservative views myself and I do believe in God and religion but it is something for each of us to find their own way and it cannot, nor should not, be pushed on society by the power of the gun. If we feel the left should not to that, we should hold ourselves to the same standard. I think we need to stress responsibility and accountability too.


93 posted on 01/28/2013 8:57:18 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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To: old curmudgeon

I think I love you-Heeheheehhe
The Lumineers - Ho Hey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvCBSSwgtg4


94 posted on 01/28/2013 8:58:16 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: AlmaKing; Melas
Racism, faggotry, and hate - the major planks in the Democrat platform.

Why not go for the hat trick and mention that you’re pro-abortion?

You said all that I was going to say.

95 posted on 01/28/2013 8:58:31 PM PST by Eaker (Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. — Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Well, bye.

Pithy.

It's a shame that Bill O'Reilly has tarnished the meaning of that fine word. So, a tip of the fedora for keeping it succinct. :-)

96 posted on 01/28/2013 9:00:05 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Nowhere Man
I do believe in God and religion but it is something for each of us to find their own way and it cannot, nor should not, be pushed on society by the power of the gun.

Any example of just who it is that is pushing religion on society by the power of the gun?

97 posted on 01/28/2013 9:00:05 PM PST by digger48
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To: SVTCobra03

I’m guessing most are still fighting the good fight in one way or another. ;^)


98 posted on 01/28/2013 9:00:11 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: old curmudgeon

“I will soon be 85 and I have not yet found it.”

Agreed. (I’m just an 80 year old kid)

.


99 posted on 01/28/2013 9:00:39 PM PST by Mears
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To: Revolting cat!

I love it when you are serious.


100 posted on 01/28/2013 9:01:32 PM PST by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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