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Nothing New!! MSM has Total blackout on Obamas "Coal" comments!

Posted on 11/02/2008 8:42:47 PM PST by rfmad

Well well I just surveyed most MSM websites and there's not a hint of the explosive audio of Obama saying he will bankrupt Coal companies. Never mind it is a major industry in the most important states still undecided in the election. Obama also promised that we will have to endure higher Energy cost so we limit climate change. Hear that "Fall" and "Spring" looks like you are about to be extinct! "Climate change" is now on the hunt now that "global warming" was such a failure. I guess they need a new "undefinable" and ever observant condition to destroy capitalism.

Once again the MSM does'nt disappoint. It is still way biased to the far left. Well at least they are predictable.


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KEYWORDS: coal; energy; nobama08; obama
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1 posted on 11/02/2008 8:42:47 PM PST by rfmad
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To: rfmad

McPain should be blasting this all over.

Man, if we win it will be a miracle ... .


2 posted on 11/02/2008 8:44:24 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: rfmad

Not shocking at all. Our hope will have to be McCain getting an ad out with Obama saying this, especially in states where coal is key industry.


3 posted on 11/02/2008 8:45:39 PM PST by Pinkbell (”This guy is a jerk, an arrogant jerk. A Jerk Messiah.” - Rush talking about Obama)
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To: rfmad

Since they didn’t bother to report it 10 months ago it’s now officially “old news” /sarcasm

Unfortunately, that IS exactly how the Mediascum operate on any story they don’t want to report: first they ignore, distort, and/or minimize it. Then, if forced to explain why they are not reporting on it now they say it is “old news”.....


4 posted on 11/02/2008 8:45:41 PM PST by Enchante (The real "bitter clingers" are on the LEFT -- ranting Obamabots clinging to delusions!!)
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To: rfmad

This is the same MSM that used half-baked Daily Kos blogs as their source information regarding Sarah Palin’s daughter’s pregnancy, and speculating whether her daughter was the real mother of Sarah’s baby. They rushed those stories into the N.Y. Times the next day.

Sarah Palin’s daughter being pregnant is more important than the energy policies of a presidential candidate. Okay, I get the picture.


5 posted on 11/02/2008 8:45:50 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Thanks for taking one for the team and informing us of the Armband Media’s tactics. Now go take a shower ;^)


6 posted on 11/02/2008 8:47:47 PM PST by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda arm.)
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To: nmh

No, it will take a devil handed miracle for Obama to win. He has to get ALL of what Kerry got and then take away from some of what Bush got. That simply will NOT happen. His only chance is massive and successful voter fraud plus an unusually high dem turnout compared to pubbies. Also, the 8% undecideds are going to break to Mac at least 5 to 1.

Bambi is toast.


7 posted on 11/02/2008 8:48:46 PM PST by HerrBlucher
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To: rfmad
I think, very soon, everyone will be getting their news from sources OTHER than the traditional MSM. It has proven itself to be an irrelevant propaganda shop in a world where accurate information flies around the globe in seconds.

Does anyone really need Couric or Olberman or Brockaw or any of those other strangely coiffed people to tell you how to think? Those under 30 don't have a clue who the MSM is because they get their information from network sources. Its us boomers who get so cranked about “MSM.” Must be Walter Cronkite syndrome.

9 posted on 11/02/2008 8:50:35 PM PST by April Lexington (I'm voting for McCain in 2008 and Jefferson Davis in 2012)
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To: rfmad

Washington Times just picked it up. But then again ,they aren’t allowed on The O’s plane.


10 posted on 11/02/2008 8:51:26 PM PST by CycloneGOP
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To: rfmad

Of course the MSM is blocking this. That is why I said on a couple of different posts that folks living in these key mining states need to get this BO audio to their local news stations.
More people watch local news than national anyway.
The impact of this issue can be made local and won locally as votes.
Contact your local news and request they spread this message


11 posted on 11/02/2008 8:52:15 PM PST by Jazz1968
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To: Dilbert San Diego

AP the news agency that supplies all the small papers and radio stations with their wire news buried it deep in a roundup of daily election news and said the claim was taken “out of context.” This is like living in Russia when they had to use Interfax to get news out. The MSM is going to try to black this out or trivialize it as on CNN where it was dismissed as “old news.” A candidate saying he intends to cause skyrocketing electricity prices should be top news, not to mention bankrupting the coal industry. But the key news media are the small papers and radio stations in coal country. Somehow they have to get notified.


12 posted on 11/02/2008 8:52:36 PM PST by idov
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To: rfmad

I saw Sean Hannity bring it up on “Hanity and Colmes”. Tim Pawlenty got into it with Colmes and Colmes fumbled in defense of “the One”.


13 posted on 11/02/2008 8:52:46 PM PST by prismsinc
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To: rfmad

I saw Sean Hannity bring it up on “Hannity and Colmes”. Tim Pawlenty got into it with Colmes and Colmes fumbled in defense of “the One”.


14 posted on 11/02/2008 8:53:24 PM PST by prismsinc
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To: rfmad

MSM not needed. Robocalls are occurring right now.


15 posted on 11/02/2008 8:54:15 PM PST by B Knotts (Calvin Coolidge Republican)
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To: April Lexington
We need to stop looking at the MSM as a credible Fourth Estate or protector of the people from the powerful and corrupt in Government. It is not up to the task. We get more and better news from Free Republic every hour of the day. Why look to AP? Its just propaganda. Between Free Republic and Drudge (who's been a bit in the tank for The One lately) its all the news anyone needs.Plenty of links and a great way to organize content.

Olberman and Couric are on the tube because they get us all whooped up. If we ignore them and we don't buy from their sponsors.... they won't survive the recession!

16 posted on 11/02/2008 8:54:56 PM PST by April Lexington (I'm voting for McCain in 2008 and Jefferson Davis in 2012)
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To: rfmad
Obama's two famous comments, "bitter clingers" and this latest one about "bankrupting the coal industry" were said at the beginning of the year.

Anyone remember what the headlines were about that time? Just curious what the MSM was covering (besides Obama's A$$) when they were not reporting this.

17 posted on 11/02/2008 8:56:01 PM PST by defal33 (Michigan: Stuck on Stupid)
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To: rfmad

I thought ABC and FOX had it, also some newspapers.


18 posted on 11/02/2008 8:56:04 PM PST by BlessedBeGod (I guess I'm a bitter redneck clinging to God & guns, 3 generations from small towns in W. Pa.)
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To: Pinkbell

Obama said that comment was taken “out of context”... Come on man, can a brutha get a break up in here???


19 posted on 11/02/2008 8:56:27 PM PST by mdunn121
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To: nmh

Obama wants to put more AMERICANS out of work.


20 posted on 11/02/2008 8:57:18 PM PST by television is just wrong
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21 posted on 11/02/2008 8:58:06 PM PST by timestax ( CNNLIES)
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To: mdunn121

Obama can try to run a contra ad explaining that he really didn’t say what he said.


22 posted on 11/02/2008 9:00:12 PM PST by Pinkbell (”This guy is a jerk, an arrogant jerk. A Jerk Messiah.” - Rush talking about Obama)
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To: rfmad

Not surprising. However, Fox covered it tonight. It should be replaying again soon. Check out Hannity & Colmes show. I don’t always like what I hear on Fox, but I do know one thing for a dog-dang fact....they are the ONLY news outlet that does tell both sides of the story...and often, do a dang good job of it.


23 posted on 11/02/2008 9:02:04 PM PST by CaribouCrossing
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To: HerrBlucher
His only chance is massive and successful voter fraud plus an unusually high dem turnout compared to pubbies.

As noted on other threads, the Democratic PUMAs will be voting for McCain, not 0bama.

24 posted on 11/02/2008 9:02:33 PM PST by Rocko (0bama is The Great Pumpkin)
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To: HerrBlucher

His aunt, bankrupting coal, higher electricity prices - if he wins it will only be because of the media and their refusal to do an honorable job.


25 posted on 11/02/2008 9:03:30 PM PST by Aria ("An America that could elect Sarah Palin might still save itself." Vin Suprynowicz)
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To: rfmad; All

Wow, you guys are behind on the news. Hannity had it on tonight and Sarah mentioned in two of her rallies today in Ohio and it only came out this morning. Thanks to many FReepers who sent it to every news outlet they could think of it is getting out there. They can’t ignore it. Also, CBS has already tried to spin it by saying that the tape has been available all these months and McCain just ignored it, which is BS. It was hidden all these months. The fact they have already tried to spin it means that it has already cost Bozo, and tomorrow it will cost him even more.


26 posted on 11/02/2008 9:03:41 PM PST by calex59 (!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

You mean toasting a PLO terrorist with another terrorist (whom you don’t know) and a certain newspaper would rather DIE than release the tape...

The media should be thought of as enemy combattants.


27 posted on 11/02/2008 9:06:45 PM PST by wac3rd (Conservatives are not always Republicans...and vice-versa.)
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To: wac3rd

Yep, those MSM people are censoring and twisting the news.


28 posted on 11/02/2008 9:09:02 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: rfmad

a small start:

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=as.wTY1nJKPI&refer=home

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2008/11/02/palin-attacks-obama-on-coal-production/


29 posted on 11/02/2008 9:09:47 PM PST by thouworm
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To: idov

Calls slam Obama in coal country:

http://washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/03/calls-slam-obama-in-coal-country/


30 posted on 11/02/2008 9:10:57 PM PST by Aria ("An America that could elect Sarah Palin might still save itself." Vin Suprynowicz)
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To: calex59

Do you know how this finally came out?

Makes me wonder what else they’re hiding that we know nothing about.


31 posted on 11/02/2008 9:12:26 PM PST by Aria ("An America that could elect Sarah Palin might still save itself." Vin Suprynowicz)
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To: Aria

First circulated on Newsbusters & this youtube poster

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdi4onAQBWQ

then got picked up by Drudge. Freepers responsible for it going viral


32 posted on 11/02/2008 9:18:54 PM PST by thouworm
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To: rfmad

I’ll ask the RNC why they need my money? They, and the McCain campaign really dropped the ball here. This should have been included in ads and in every GOP rally speech from way back when BHO said it. McCain and Palin should have mentioned it at the debates.

Are they trying to win or what?


33 posted on 11/02/2008 9:22:37 PM PST by jch10
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To: jch10

bet Palin’s handlers got it off Drudge.


34 posted on 11/02/2008 9:24:16 PM PST by formerliberal_nowconservative
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35 posted on 11/02/2008 9:25:32 PM PST by roses of sharon (When the enemy comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD will put him to flight (Isaiah 59:19)
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To: rfmad

Even Fox kept trying to kill it today... Newt mentioned it twice and Cavuto cut him off twice. I understand Hannity had it on his show tonight.


36 posted on 11/02/2008 9:25:43 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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Let’s examine how the MSM is covering this, SHALL WE?

This is from YAHOO NEWS. Only 42 News stories on this, mostly from local market papers. Yet HUNDREDS of stories on what Obama is doing today.

What bias, eh?

Palin suggests Chronicle withheld Obama remarks
San Francisco Chronicle, USA - 42 minutes ago
(11-02) 20:33 PST — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in a campaign appearance today, criticized comments about coal technology that Sen. ...
Lies, Half Truths and Contradictions: Chronicle ‘’Hidden’’ Audio ...
San Francisco Chronicle, USA - 1 hour ago
But the Drudge Report, the Republican National Committee and apparently even GOP VP candidate Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin fell for completely fabricated news ...
Sarah Palin’s blast at liberal media gets it right this time
Kansas City Star, MO - 4 hours ago
By Yael T. Abouhalkah, Kansas City Star Editorial Page columnist Sarah Palin on Sunday punched the liberal media yet again. And this time it looks like she ...
Palin Goes After Obama on Coal Comments
FOXNews - 4 hours ago
by Shushannah Walshe AP Photo-Marietta, OH MARIETTA, OH –-Sarah Palin unleashed a new attack today after an audio file of an interview Barack Obama did in ...
Palin Unleashes New Attack Against Obama On Coal
CBS News, NY - 7 hours ago
(MARIETTA, OHIO) - Seizing on a newly released audio tape picked up by the Drudge Report, Sarah Palin took the opportunity here in coal country to accuse ...
Republicans to Try Burning Obama on Coal
ABC News - 8 hours ago
“I’m calling on behalf of John McCain and the RNC to tell you that coal jobs, which are so important to our community are in jeopardy,” says the robocall ...
Palin Attacks Obama on Coal Production
Wall Street Journal Blogs, NY - 8 hours ago
The issue is particularly sensitive in coal-rich Ohio, West Virginia, and Colorado. Obama made the comments to the San Francisco Chronicle in January, ...
Calls slam Obama in coal country
Washington Times, DC - 1 hour ago
WALLINGFORD, Pa. | The two presidential candidates stomped into the other party’s territory Sunday, with Sen. Barack Obama making a run for “red” Ohio, ...
Sarah Palin Speaks in Marietta
WTAP-TV, WV - 1 hour ago
Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Sarah Palin spoke to nearly 5-thousand people at Marietta College Sunday. This was one of 4 events in Ohio for the ...
A Political Plot?
CBS 21, PA - 1 hour ago
When you picked up the phone on Sunday, you may have heard something like this: “ If somebody wants to build a coal powered plant they can, it’s just that ...
Obama Called Out for Comments about Bankrupting Coal Industry
WSAZ-TV, WV - 2 hours ago
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. Obama, is always putting his foot in his mouth, ...
CNN Spins Obama Wanting to Bankrupt Coal Industry as Old News
NewsBusters - 3 hours ago
By Warner Todd Huston (Bio | Archive) In reporting the speech by Gov. Sarah Palin in Ohio today, CNN’s Political Ticker tried to spin her question about ...
McCain, Palin attack Democrat over threat to ‘bankrupt’ industry
WND.com, OR - 3 hours ago
Sen. John McCain’s Republican campaign is looking to capitalize on an interview in which Sen. Barack Obama proposed placing such heavy government fees on ...
Obama Called Out for Comments about Bankrupting Coal Industry
WSAZ-TV, WV - 4 hours ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — With only hours before election day, coal has become a major topic of Decision 2008. Sunday an audiotape surfaced from an ...
Palin knocks Obama over months-old coal comments
CNN Political Ticker - 6 hours ago
MARIETTA, Ohio (CNN) – Campaigning in coal country just two days before the presidential election, Sarah Palin is highlighting an interview Barack Obama ...
Hidden Audio: Obama Tells SF Chronicle He Will Bankrupt Coal Industry
American Daily, OH - 7 hours ago
By OffSite (11/02/08) Imagine if John McCain had whispered somewhere that he was willing to bankrupt a major industry? Would this declaration not ...


37 posted on 11/02/2008 9:27:35 PM PST by tcrlaf (SARAH PALIN-The American Everywoman (Yes, You Really CAN!))
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To: television is just wrong
49% of our energy is coal.

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38 posted on 11/02/2008 9:29:18 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: thouworm

In all fairness: look at the thread over on the hillaryclinton forum... they slammed this out in mass to everyone and their brother; I’ve never seen a list like it. We are very lucky the PUMA are on our side, hey are formidable and they are organized.


39 posted on 11/02/2008 9:32:34 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: jch10

NO ONE knew about this until today!!!!! You don’t think if this was know back in January Hillary Clinton wouldn’t have run this up the flagpole? She would have. The SFGate cut that portion of the tape when they originally released it.


40 posted on 11/02/2008 9:33:45 PM PST by Arizona Carolyn
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To: rfmad

Would you expect anything else from ABDNC, after all they’ve hid it for 10 months. Here comes the New Press for the Oct surprise.

Pray for McCuda and Our Freedom Fighters


41 posted on 11/02/2008 9:35:28 PM PST by bray (Rezko = Obama)
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To: rfmad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdi4onAQBWQ

Stutter attack


42 posted on 11/02/2008 9:35:57 PM PST by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" Lincoln)
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To: rfmad
Well well I just surveyed most MSM websites and there's not a hint of the explosive audio of Obama saying he will bankrupt Coal companies.
Perhaps your search skills are not as good as they could be...
Google results for Obama Coal
I got "about 5,503" results.

Palin Unleashes New Attack Against Obama On Coal CBS News
Republicans to Try Burning Obama on Coal ABC News
Just a couple of links. You will note that the headlines castigate Palin and Republicans, not ObamaRama.

43 posted on 11/02/2008 9:38:53 PM PST by philman_36
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To: rfmad

GOPTRust and McCain and others should be blasting this message all night tonight and all day tomorrow.


44 posted on 11/02/2008 9:40:00 PM PST by Silly (www.PalinLove.com)
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To: rfmad

if it ever comes to violence here

the media will have to be dealt with accordingly

/partial S

i can sure see what the winners of revolutions often purge the media....

they have proven to a clearer and more present danger than Islam


45 posted on 11/02/2008 9:42:13 PM PST by wardaddy (I'm as enthusiastic about Obama as my kinfolks were about Reconstruction)
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To: rfmad

Ah, I see #37 already has much more on it. Bone up those skills!


46 posted on 11/02/2008 9:44:00 PM PST by philman_36
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To: nmh
McPain should be blasting this all over.

Try to keep up. Sarah slammed Obie's head to the pavement with this today.

Man, if we win it will be a miracle ...

Sheesh, do you read here at all? Anytime in the last week, say?

Obama is nearly out of the race at this point, and you're looking for a miracle... oh kay...

47 posted on 11/02/2008 9:45:23 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: April Lexington
I think, very soon, everyone will be getting their news from sources OTHER than the traditional MSM. It has proven itself to be an irrelevant propaganda shop in a world where accurate information flies around the globe in seconds.

Dead on point, April.

The MSM (or Pravda, as we like to refer to them around here) have so gone into the tank for Obama, that what little shred of credibility they had left is now completely gone.

McCain and Palin are going to win this election by commanding numbers, and all of the people who voted for them will be tuning out the MSM news channels for good.

Now, tell me, what sort of business sense does it make to insult well over half of the viewers in the country where you do business?

They need to learn some lessons from the print media if they want to survive.

48 posted on 11/02/2008 9:52:55 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Arizona Carolyn

he is in this to destroy this nation.


49 posted on 11/02/2008 10:05:01 PM PST by television is just wrong
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To: rfmad

The alphabet networks and the major dailies don’t control the news cycle anymore, so they can put the black-out on this story all they want tomorrow - it won’t help.

Drudge already has this story up, and talk radio will be ALL over it tomorrow. Readers of FR and forums like it will be emailing the story out to their lists, which will result in the story being received by millions. The conservative news sites will have this at the “top of the fold” tomorrow, and thousands of blogs will be talking about this all day long.

This reality is what has killed Obama’s presidential bid, as well. It’s just not possible, in the electronic age, to bottle up a story.


50 posted on 11/02/2008 10:05:51 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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