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Connecticut DEM POS bans WWE garb at vote (Dem voter suppression)
WWE.com ^ | 10/22/2010 | WWE.com

Posted on 10/22/2010 7:42:48 PM PDT by Dengar01

STAMFORD, Conn. – The right for World Wrestling Entertainment fans to vote was threatened Friday by Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, who gave the authority to local poll workers to determine that if anyone shows up to the polls on November 2 wearing any WWE merchandise, whether it is a John Cena T-shirt or a Randy Orton wristband, they may be forced to go home and change, cover it up, or take it off in order to vote.

“Denying our fans the right to vote, denying them their First Amendment rights, regardless if they are Democrat, Republican or Independent, is un-American, unconstitutional and blatantly discriminatory,” said Vince McMahon, Chairman and CEO of WWE.

To watch a full response recorded by the WWE Chairman and CEO, please click here.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: 2010; 2010midterms; barackpansies; blumenthal; cokehead2012; connecticut; ct2010; liberalfascism; lindamcmahon; m00chelle; maybealittlebl000000; maybealottabl0000000; nouvebarackpansies; obama; palin; spain4just75000day; wagya4only100pound; wwe
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Democrats are now attacking all WWE fans in the great state of Connecticut to help the liar Blumenthal win against Linda McMahon.

I would say this is discrimination. I didn't know wearing a wrestling shirt that supported a specific wrestler was now considered "Electioneering"

I think Linda McMahon has a great shot at pulling an upset otherwise Zero and Bozo the Vice President wouldn't have gone to Connecticut so many times, and the Democrat Secretary of State of Connecticut is now threatening WWE fans from wearing WWE clothes even though Linda resigned from the company.

Typical democratic crap. PLEASE if you are in Connecticut or have friends, family, ect... please get them out to vote against Blumenthal. Anyone who lied about military service has no business in Washington let alone the Senate.

1 posted on 10/22/2010 7:42:50 PM PDT by Dengar01
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To: Dengar01

but its okay when THEY campaign in the polling place or station thugs at the door.


2 posted on 10/22/2010 7:44:36 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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This seat is still in play. I think the dems are still going to stay at home Nov 2nd. We need to fight for our lives. If you know anyone in Connecticut please get them to go out and fight for Linda.

Blumenthal is a clone of Dodd.

3 posted on 10/22/2010 7:44:40 PM PDT by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!!)
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To: Dengar01
The Black Pamper !


4 posted on 10/22/2010 7:46:01 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know .F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: GeronL
but its okay when THEY campaign in the polling place or station thugs at the door.

I'm going to be poll hopping in south suburban Chicago Nov 2 to ensure the union thugs stay away. I will call the police and make them enforce the law or I will file charges. Even though the dem Attorney General will win we will have a Republican Governor in Illinois and he is going to clean house like Chris Christie did in New Jersey.

For you all in Connecticut fight like there is no tomorrow. We still have a chance at that seat just like I think Boxer is in danger. If the dems stay home it is our election to lose.

5 posted on 10/22/2010 7:47:08 PM PDT by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!!)
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To: Dengar01

GIVE ME A BREAK!

This is how low our country is sinking. :(:(:(


6 posted on 10/22/2010 7:47:58 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Dengar01

It’s like throwing a steel chair into the squared circle.


7 posted on 10/22/2010 7:49:47 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: Dengar01

This story does give me hope that the dems are this desperate that they are going to try and ban WWE fans from voting. Now if they banned voters wearing Tupac gear, you’d have Al Sharpton with his bull horn and Jesse Jackson with his rent a mob.


8 posted on 10/22/2010 7:57:06 PM PDT by Dengar01 (Go Blackhawks!!!)
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To: Dengar01

Gotta take that to court.State *and* Federal court.Hard to see how this could withstand a court challenge.


9 posted on 10/22/2010 7:57:19 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: Dengar01

Take a camera.


10 posted on 10/22/2010 7:58:42 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: Dengar01
I feel like a salmon swimming against the stream, but I agree with the ban. No electioneering is allowed in the polls. The McMahon name is tied to WWE. Wearing pro-wrestling gear would be like wearing Apple shirts if Steve Jobs decided to run for office.

Now I think that a few Dems, especially Michelle Obama and Sheila Jackson Lee, should have been escorted out of their polling places and perhaps even arrested for electioneering at the polls. That doesn't excuse Republicans doing it though.

11 posted on 10/22/2010 8:27:17 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Grblb blabt unt mipt speeb!! Oot piffoo blaboo...)
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To: Dengar01; nutmeg; RaceBannon; DTogo; Biggirl; ct_libertarian; KosmicKitty

Thank you Dengar for posting this and we in CT are all over it.
nutmeg can you ping the list. This is over the top.


12 posted on 10/22/2010 8:37:58 PM PDT by mojo114 (On to November 2!)
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To: Dengar01
Now seriously! In my area most polling places are manned by little blue haired old ladies. How many of them are going to know that a John Cena T-shirt or a Randy Orton wristband is WWE material?

I imagine the discussion will go something like this on election morning.

Maude: This memo says we have to turn away folks with Wa-Wee material.

Norma: WHAT?!

Maude: I SAID WE HAVE TO TURN AWAY FOLKS WITH WA-WEE MATERIAL!

Ethel: What's Wa-Wee material is that a misspelling?

Maude: Thats what it says WWE. That Wa-Wee.

Norma: WHAT?!

Ethel: CHANGE YOU HEARING AID BATTERY NORMA!

Tilly: Your all wrong! Everybody know WWE is the initials of Wilbur Winslow Everett.

Maude: Why would they want us to ban poor old Mr. Everett?

Ethel: He's such a handsome fellow...

Maude: Yes, very distinguished.

Tilly: What were suppose to do? Oh, well couldn't have been very important.

13 posted on 10/22/2010 8:48:42 PM PDT by apillar
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...
Thanks Dengar01.
The right for World Wrestling Entertainment fans to vote was threatened Friday by Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, who gave the authority to local poll workers to determine that if anyone shows up to the polls on November 2 wearing any WWE merchandise, whether it is a John Cena T-shirt or a Randy Orton wristband, they may be forced to go home and change, cover it up, or take it off in order to vote.
Shirts with this beeotch's face on it with "EWW..." are still alright.


14 posted on 10/22/2010 9:09:29 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: GeronL

WWF shit- no!
Club wielding Black Panther Party thugs- yes!


15 posted on 10/22/2010 9:16:18 PM PDT by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: GeronL

where is it written that a voter can’t wear what he wants....its the poll workers that are supposed to abstain from politicking...


16 posted on 10/22/2010 9:35:40 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Dengar01

I proudly wore my old Army fatigue hat with its captains bars when I went to vote against Kerry in 2004 (said a little prayer for all those whose deaths his treachery had caused as I pulled the lever) - glad nobody objected to that choice of apparel......


17 posted on 10/22/2010 9:48:41 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Dengar01

Has this action by Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, made news in Connecticut? Are the voters aware of this?


18 posted on 10/22/2010 10:46:44 PM PDT by no dems (DeMINT / PALIN 2012 or PALIN / DeMINT 2012.......Either is fine with me!)
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To: Dengar01

Well, I guess they should take anything related to the state of Connecticut out of the polling places, because Blumenthal currently works for the State, and apparently you can’t have anything related to a current or former employer or owner of a business.


19 posted on 10/22/2010 11:59:37 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: SunkenCiv

And these brainless micro managers want to run the entire country?

Way to fire up the Conservative base, S000zie. You go girl. The more of us you anger, the more you will lose.


20 posted on 10/23/2010 5:35:08 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: KarlInOhio
I feel like a salmon swimming against the stream, but I agree with the ban. No electioneering is allowed in the polls. The McMahon name is tied to WWE.

I'm sure there are some WWE fans who are liberal and who want the lying, economic moron Blumenthal.

It doesn't logically following that an advocate of WWE is an advocate of McMahon for Senator.

Wearing WWE garb to the polls is not electioneering for McMahon.

21 posted on 10/23/2010 8:00:39 AM PDT by FreeReign
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additional:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2613046/posts


22 posted on 10/23/2010 8:06:50 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: RaceBannon; scoopscandal; 2Trievers; LoneGOPinCT; Rodney King; sorrisi; MrSparkys; monafelice; ...
STAMFORD, Conn. – The right for World Wrestling Entertainment fans to vote was threatened Friday by Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, who gave the authority to local poll workers to determine that if anyone shows up to the polls on November 2 wearing any WWE merchandise, whether it is a John Cena T-shirt or a Randy Orton wristband, they may be forced to go home and change, cover it up, or take it off in order to vote.

“Denying our fans the right to vote, denying them their First Amendment rights, regardless if they are Democrat, Republican or Independent, is un-American, unconstitutional and blatantly discriminatory,” said Vince McMahon, Chairman and CEO of WWE.

Absolutely outrageous. I despise that 'RAT Susan Bysiewicz.

More related threads on this story:

Secretary Of The State (CT) Cautions About Wearing WWE Gear To Polling Places

Conn.: Voters should ditch WWE garb at the polls

23 posted on 10/23/2010 9:51:54 AM PDT by nutmeg (10 days 'til Election Day... BrickleyForCongress.com... RetireBarney.com)
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I'm showing up wearing my bright yellow "Don't Tread On Me" t-shirt.

I dare them to try to make me cover up the emblem of America's truly first flag!

FReegards!


25 posted on 10/23/2010 10:06:08 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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I'm showing up wearing my bright yellow "Don't Tread On Me" t-shirt.

I dare them to try to make me cover up the emblem of America's truly first flag!

Good for you! Another FReeper suggested we leave tea bags behind in the voting booth. What do you think? ;-)

26 posted on 10/23/2010 10:11:13 AM PDT by nutmeg (10 days 'til Election Day... BrickleyForCongress.com... RetireBarney.com)
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To: nutmeg

Meanwhile, Moochelle can campaign within a precinct area and nothing is done??????????????????????????????????????????


27 posted on 10/23/2010 10:36:44 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (YEAH, I ALREADY VOTED TO CLEAN THE SEWER!!!)
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To: nutmeg
Good for you! Another FReeper suggested we leave tea bags behind in the voting booth. What do you think? ;-)

I like it!

FReegards!


28 posted on 10/23/2010 10:59:26 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: Dengar01; SunkenCiv; Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; Just A Nobody; Atom Smasher; LucyT; ...
I'm not a WWE fan at all, but this edict by the Connecticut SOS is incredibly spiteful, obviously aimed at Linda McMahon's candidacy for Senate. But it may backfire if it is enforced: my intuition tells me that there are at least as many 'Rats among WWE fans as there are Pubbies.

Seems as if this SOS Bysiewicz is a product of Soros' Secretary of State project. If she is up for re-election, she must be defeated.

Wonder if we'll hear any comment on this from the outgoing GOP governor.

29 posted on 10/23/2010 11:36:37 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Dengar01

This is ridiculous. There’s never been a dress code for voting. Anti-campaigning laws apply to handing out literature, etc. Never, as far as I know, been applied to individual’s clothing.


30 posted on 10/23/2010 11:46:53 AM PDT by sand lake bar
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To: justiceseeker93

Soros, the new Gestapo chief?


31 posted on 10/23/2010 1:58:32 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (YEAH, I ALREADY VOTED TO CLEAN THE SEWER!!!)
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Well, the liberals have been loony for ages but they are really going overboard now. Soon we'll have to vote naked!!

Wearing a certain brand of clothing? Does that company support dems or pubs? Where is it going to end?

I'm wearing my rhinestone U.S. Flag when I go to vote. Now, I'm in a conservative area but wonder if something would be said if I were in certain other areas?

32 posted on 10/23/2010 3:29:55 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

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I saw (on TV) Obama campaigning today on the west coast -

Lying as usual - He said in a speech that Republicans (not “the Republican administration”) were in power through 2009 -

Knowing many dummies would not even realize that the democrats were the majority in both the House and the Senate after the 2006 mid-term elections -

Today in Connecticut the Nouve Barack Pansies are running the polling places -


33 posted on 10/23/2010 4:11:07 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: devolve

I don’t understand why more republicans don’t speak up about the dems having been in control of Congress before Obama.

I’ve refuted a lot of people who keep talking about ‘all that Bush did’ and tell them ‘the dems were in control of Congress from Jan 2007 on”.

It goes along with Obama blaming the republicans for ‘hampering’ him. Lol, he has complete control of Congress, how did the pubs hamper him?

Do you know if they have Republican ‘watchers’ at the polls in Connecticut?


34 posted on 10/23/2010 5:12:47 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

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They have “watchers”

The WWE ban is spotlighting the SoS/General Blumenthal/Obama corruption

The WWE is running their sponsorship of kid’s charity foundation ads on TV now almost non-stop- with big WWE stars in the ads


35 posted on 10/23/2010 6:10:13 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: devolve

I don’t listen and hear all that you do devolve. What is the WWE? I haven’t even had the TV on today but have checked Drudge a number of times.


36 posted on 10/23/2010 6:17:19 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

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Worldwide Wrestling

Her husband Vince McMahon is the CEO

She resigned before she ran in the CT primary

General Blumenthal is a Kerry wannabee


37 posted on 10/23/2010 6:24:11 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: devolve

Lol, how fast I forgot what this thread was about! But I’m jumping from thread to thread. I’ve never watched Worldwide Wrestling in my life, wouldn’t even if it was city wide, lol. But I’m glad about who they support.


38 posted on 10/23/2010 6:31:17 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

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She was a big part of WWE

In a debate she asked Blumenthal how to create jobs

He spewed mindless BS and exposed his ignorance and incompetence


39 posted on 10/23/2010 6:42:00 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: devolve
That's another thing, I haven't watched a single debate yet. I come here and see threads about debates that happened that I didn't know about, lol. But I seldom have the TV on and can't listen to radio. There's only so much web surfing you can do so I miss many things.
40 posted on 10/23/2010 6:46:14 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

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I catch the debate highlights on FNC


41 posted on 10/23/2010 6:53:39 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: devolve

Lol. I watch Special Report and O’Reilly and that’s about it unless I hear that something big is going on. Then I turn it on earlier in the day and leave it on mute.

You also hear tidbits of everything from Rush and other talk shows.


42 posted on 10/23/2010 6:59:49 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

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Yup

Just polished off a Ragu sauce and onion double-burger

Outta mustard and lettuce and tomatos?

Improvise!


43 posted on 10/23/2010 7:46:42 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: devolve

Too late to say Bon Appetite I guess, lol.


44 posted on 10/23/2010 7:54:53 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: nutmeg

I have a link to the response from CT Republican Party.
http://www.ctgop.org/2010/10/bysiewicz-loses-mind-clothing-ban-has-no-merit/


45 posted on 10/23/2010 8:02:43 PM PDT by mojo114 (On to November 2!)
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To: potlatch

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I had my big Cuisenart grill smokin’!

The diner is closed now -


46 posted on 10/23/2010 8:05:22 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: devolve

I’m glad the diner is closed now because if I ate at this time of the night I would be up half the night!


47 posted on 10/23/2010 8:14:44 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

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I still have to turn it on again - spray on some water - clean off the surface - and wipe it down with white vinegar

Griddle-Grill surface is about 20”x14” - plenty big for burgers, onions, buns - or eggs, sausages, pancakes - all at once -


48 posted on 10/23/2010 8:45:46 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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To: devolve

Nice size. Reminds me of my large George Forman grill. Easy to clean with the teflon surface, top and bottom.


49 posted on 10/23/2010 8:51:01 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: potlatch

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The removable top is reversible - flat or with raised grill ribs - unplug the adjustable heat control - and allegedly clean it in the kitchen sink

Mine is so long it will not fit in my large double sized SS sink!

I mainly just use the flat griddle as it cooks things faster and clean up (Teflon) so easily without removing it -

Downside is it has no hinged lid - so you get a bit of spatter - -

Life is tough - I’ll have to live with it!

Sure beats a big skillet or having to try and grill outside in the rain or when it is snowing -

Also I can access FR with my wireless remote keyboard and have a NASCAR race on at the same time


50 posted on 10/23/2010 9:02:40 PM PDT by devolve (. . . . . I CAME FOR THE WATERS . . I WAS MISINFORMED . . . .)
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