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Black Pastor Likens Obama’s Gay Marriage Stance To al-Qaeda Attack (God bless him)
newsone ^ | May 11, 2012 | D.L. Chandler

Posted on 05/12/2012 7:53:45 PM PDT by sickoflibs

Some prominent Black pastors have become staunchly critical of President Barack Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage, with some who formerly backed and celebrated his ascent now turning their backs.

A Texas pastor who once led the Southern Baptist Convention in introducing a resolution that recognized Obama’s historic achievement has voiced his displeasure with the president’s support and approval of gays, reports the Associated Baptist Press.

A Texas pastor who once led the Southern Baptist Convention in introducing a resolution that recognized Obama’s historic achievement has voiced his displeasure with the president’s support and approval of gays, reports the Associated Baptist Press.

Dwight McKissic, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, wrote in a blog on May 9 that Obama’s statements is worthy of incurring wrath of biblical proportions.

From McKissic’s blog:

“President Obama has betrayed the Bible and the Black Church with his endorsement of same-sex marriage. The Bible is crystal clear on this subject, and the Black Church strongly opposes same-sex marriage. His endorsement is an inadvertent attack on the Christian Faith. America is now a candidate for the same judgment received by Sodom and Gomorrah. This was a sad, sad day and a very bad decision, by our beloved President. The moral impact of this day and decision is equal to the military impact of AL-Queda when they attacked the Twin Towers on 911. Today’s announcement is a moral earthquake equivalent to a tsunami or hurricane that will have far more devastating results than Katrina.”

McKissic’s stance mirrors that of many other Black church leaders who feel Obama’s support of gay marriage is a direct slight to one of the major tenets of the Christian faith. So far, Rev. Al Sharpton has been the only visible religious leader to defend the president’s decision to publicly address this hot-button issue.

With many pastors speaking out against Obama, will his brave decision to support gay marriage be his downfall in November? And will Black people still support Obama in droves, despite the Black church’s displeasure with his gay marriage stance?


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A black friend gave me the heads up that this was coming.

Give this Paster credit for having and holding to his principles under pressure.


1 posted on 05/12/2012 7:53:56 PM PDT by sickoflibs
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ...

Who else would think to look for this but me? ping!


2 posted on 05/12/2012 7:56:14 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: sickoflibs

IMO the more it appears that Obama is losing votes because of this or any reason.. the more the race card will be used to try to get those voters back.


3 posted on 05/12/2012 7:59:11 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: sickoflibs

This is not an “inadvertent attack” on the Christian faith. It is a DELIBERATE attack on it.

As for his “beloved” president.......Are we to assume the pastor agrees with all of the rest of Obama’s socialist/leftist policies then?


4 posted on 05/12/2012 8:03:33 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: sickoflibs
His endorsement is an inadvertent attack on the Christian Faith.

I don't think it's inadvertent at all. Obama's attacks on Christianity and his "change of heart" on gay marriage are deliberate and calculated.

5 posted on 05/12/2012 8:05:09 PM PDT by Tamar1973 ("Never care what the other guy has, it is not yours and someone always has more."--isthisnickcool)
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To: sickoflibs

I give this Pastor credit for standing up for his principles and values.

It takes courage nowadays to stand up and say that you believe marriage should be a man and a woman.

It takes NO courage or reasoning ability to say that you support homosexual marriage.

There is no price to be paid for supporting homosexual marriage in our current social/political climate.

But there is a potential severe price to be paid if you support traditional marriage and oppose homosexual marriage.

Pastors will be under increasing pressure in the years ahead. Among other issues, churches may be sued for “discrimination” for not performing homosexual marriages.

Churches could lose tax exempt status, or lose the legal ability to perform legally binding marriages, if they don’t go along with homosexual marriage. That has yet to be determined in court or legislatively, but, it’s a clear threat.

And we’re going through all of this to make 2% of the population, Lambda Legal, and Rachel Maddow happy.......................


6 posted on 05/12/2012 8:08:47 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: prairiebreeze

I agree....however, let the Lord redeem this man, hence his congregation, a step at a time.


7 posted on 05/12/2012 8:09:43 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: sickoflibs
will Black people still support Obama in droves, despite the Black church’s displeasure with his gay marriage stance?

Do a bear go poo poo in the woods?

8 posted on 05/12/2012 8:09:59 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Romney vs. Obama? One of them has to lose, I'll rejoice in that fact, whichever it is.)
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To: sickoflibs
I'm sure many Southern Baptist ministers, both black and white, are sharpening their oratorical knives for tomorrow's sermons.

Obama just wrote off every state south of the Potomac.
9 posted on 05/12/2012 8:13:56 PM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: sickoflibs
So far, Rev. Al Sharpton has been the only visible religious leader to defend the president’s decision to publicly address this hot-button issue.

lol. like sharpton is a religious leader...yeah, the first church of race baiting.

10 posted on 05/12/2012 8:14:06 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: sickoflibs
"The moral impact of this day and decision is equal to the military impact of AL-Queda when they attacked the Twin Towers"


11 posted on 05/12/2012 8:14:56 PM PDT by garjog
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To: sickoflibs

Now this is a man to be proud of. A good Christian who is not afraid to stand up for his faith.


12 posted on 05/12/2012 8:16:18 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: sickoflibs
...the Black Church strongly opposes same-sex marriage.


13 posted on 05/12/2012 8:17:29 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: prairiebreeze; Tamar1973; WilliamofCarmichael; Thrownatbirth; Graybeard58; Dilbert San Diego; ...
RE :”As for his “beloved” president.......Are we to assume the pastor agrees with all of the rest of Obama’s socialist/leftist policies then?

Most blacks believe in the Federal Government to protect and take care of them. A brief look at history show why this is true : the Federal Civil Rights Act and the voting rights Act, and all those movies like Mississippi Burning with the FBI versus the KKK. I don't see any way to break that bond. But it is possible to convince many of them to not vote (for Obama) even if they don't vote for Romney.

In fact the short lived support that GWB got from some blacks in 2004 involved them believing that the Federal government would save us from Bin Laden. That all dissipated with Iraq progression. But it was the same theme as above.

As a side note, it was the libs that outed Obama on this and forced him to make that statement on marriage. Obama wanted to avoid this happening until after the election.

14 posted on 05/12/2012 8:22:18 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: sickoflibs

I find that Obama’s opinion that gay marraige should be legalized will do him in and lose his second term the way Old Man Bush’s stand on Read My Lips, No New Taxes! Even though Bush was rather liked, he wasn’t re-elected because his republican followers felt he was not standing on the same principals that they elected him for and should be taught a lesson!


15 posted on 05/12/2012 8:23:05 PM PDT by classified
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To: sickoflibs

There is no black church... there is only “the church”. Soon as Christians recognize only one God, in three persons, not the demigod of “social justice” then we be talkin... ahhh, they’ll vote for him anyway, just cuz he’s a cuz...


16 posted on 05/12/2012 8:23:36 PM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: sickoflibs
"America is now a candidate for the same judgment received by Sodom and Gomorrah."


17 posted on 05/12/2012 8:23:58 PM PDT by garjog
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To: sickoflibs

Color me skeptical-—if blacks do show up at the ballot box they aint voting for the Willard One—gay marriage aside.


18 posted on 05/12/2012 8:38:35 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: sickoflibs
A very courageous clergyman.He's obviously opened himself up to cries of “Uncle Tom” from the usual suspects (choreographed,of course,from the Oval Office itself).
19 posted on 05/12/2012 8:39:19 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: sickoflibs

Why is it millions of Americans could see this coming. But not this pastor?


20 posted on 05/12/2012 8:43:52 PM PDT by Freddd (No PA Engineers)
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To: Libloather
LOL

I too chagrined at that phrase "black church."

In the 70's, it was a strong message by all, (parents, church and teachers) to be and live "color - blind.

30 plus years later . . . Pretender Abomination speaks so much of color and race its kinda hard to separate the issues without looking at color.

In any case, good for this pastor to speak out. Am waiting for others to speak boldly. The silence is deafening

21 posted on 05/12/2012 8:44:25 PM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: garjog

Exactly. Like Obama and Bill Ayers knew, violence only gets you so far.

Obama is finishing up for Osama.


22 posted on 05/12/2012 8:46:28 PM PDT by Freddd (No PA Engineers)
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To: classified

Just gotta dont ya.

Always always bash the Bushes.

America is soo past the Bushes, catch up would ya?


23 posted on 05/12/2012 8:48:37 PM PDT by Freddd (No PA Engineers)
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To: tflabo; Freddd
RE :”Color me skeptical-—if blacks do show up at the ballot box they aint voting for the Willard One—gay marriage

See: #14

24 posted on 05/12/2012 8:53:46 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: Freddd

25 posted on 05/12/2012 9:06:40 PM PDT by garjog
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To: sickoflibs

B U M P


26 posted on 05/12/2012 9:13:21 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: sickoflibs

President Obama’s Bagram Air Field Address.
May 1, 2012

My fellow Americans, we’ve traveled through dark cloud of discrimination in our military for too long.

Here, in the pre-dawn darkness of Afghanistan — where we meet to help produce an ad for my reelection — we see the light of new day of tolerance about to break on the horizon for our military and nation.

I am here today to apologize to the thousands of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered men and women who have served their nation faithfully over these many years, but were forced to live a lie.

I am here to offer the hope of change!

For decades gay soldiers were forced to deny who they are, suffering under the flawed policies of the past that forbid same-sex loving in the ranks. No More!

This year my administration fought hard to put those antiquated restrictions aside. Now, thanks to our hard work, gay soldiers may choose to love openly in our armed forces.

When I was elected, I set the goal to defeat right wing bigots where ever we find them. Soon, we succeeded in eliminating the hypocritical ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ scourge upon our land.

Now for the first time, gay soldiers may date, marry, kiss before battle, play with soap and openly greet their partners with passion upon returning home.

Over the last three and a half years, my administration has been in direct discussion with gay rights groups to move forward on this glorious cause.

With this new policy the American people, and the world, should know that gay people have a friend and a partner in the United States military.

Our momentous actions mean that full Gay Rights is now within our reach! May that day break into a noon day sun upon our land.

Thank you and may something truly bigger-than-our-selves, such as God, Allah or Gia, bless America!


27 posted on 05/12/2012 9:15:37 PM PDT by garjog
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To: SoFloFreeper; sickoflibs; All

like sharpton is a religious leader...yeah, the first church of race baiting.

“Church of Black Retribution & Positive Cash Flow”

Rev. Al Sharpton


28 posted on 05/12/2012 9:19:39 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: sickoflibs

I wish some of these black GOP candidates would start circulating material in their distrricks directly asking their black constituents this question

What the hell has Obama relly done for you ?


29 posted on 05/12/2012 9:49:29 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (The best way to punish a - country is let professors run it. Fredrick the Great p/p)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

With Al and Jesse, it’s either “follow the money “ or “follow the honey”


30 posted on 05/12/2012 9:49:49 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: garjog

Let’s Pray......

and deliver us from EVIL,
and Obama!

AMEN


31 posted on 05/12/2012 10:22:53 PM PDT by hapnHal (hapnHal)
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To: sickoflibs

First of all, Sharpton is not a “pastor”. Second, they’ll condemn obama then they’ll say they’re going to pray for him and vote for him.


32 posted on 05/12/2012 10:37:01 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

The crazy thing is that Obama is a white Communist.


33 posted on 05/13/2012 12:26:17 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: sickoflibs
Obama is willing to throw his own people under the bus because gays have more cash than black people.
Biden pushed the spineless Obama into this. Shows Obama has all the backbone of a grocery bag.
34 posted on 05/13/2012 1:45:40 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: sickoflibs

You KNOW in the end they will vote for him.

It will be very interesting to see if the 96% that voted for him do so again.


35 posted on 05/13/2012 2:55:20 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: sickoflibs
This talk about “Blacks voting for Obama anyway” is puzzling. Right now Black enthusiasm to vote is at 48% as compared to 78% in spring 2008. Blacks hate gays and many other groups (in North Carolina Blacks voted 2 to 1 for Amendment One) and Blacks were THE reason Calf, Prop 8 passed in 2008. So putting all of this together means Blacks pour into the polls to vote for Obama? Really?
As a group Blacks are not happy with Obama. The novelty of a Brother in the White House has worn off and they are LOOKING for more reasons NOT to vote for Obama. This announcement will further erode Black support of Obama.

On Election Day he will get his 95% of the Black vote BUT that Black vote will be considerably smaller than it was in 2008.

36 posted on 05/13/2012 3:50:43 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: sickoflibs

Why didn’t he hold the same opinion about Obama’s support for abortion? I’m glad this Christian pastor is speaking the truth about Obama’s stance on homosexual marriage...but where was he on Obama’s stance on abortion? Guess what? God hates murder, too. Yet most Black churches supported Obama, despite that.


37 posted on 05/13/2012 3:57:25 AM PDT by freepertoo
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks sickoflibs.


38 posted on 05/13/2012 4:06:01 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Right Wing Assault
RE :”You KNOW in the end they will vote for him.
It will be very interesting to see if the 96% that voted for him do so again.

Will they all vote again at all?
Many blacks that voted in 2008 normally don't vote and just registered that year because Obama was on the ticket. You think they all are enthused again? Ever hear of the terms ‘turnout’ or ‘enthusiasm’??

Of course they won't vote for Romney.

39 posted on 05/13/2012 5:35:01 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: sickoflibs
Will they all vote again at all? Many blacks that voted in 2008 normally don't vote and just registered that year because Obama was on the ticket. You think they all are enthused again? Ever hear of the terms ‘turnout’ or ‘enthusiasm’??

I am convinced that all this Trayvon type stuff + "Revs" Al and Jesse + equating enforcing immigration LAWS with racism, is designed soley to turn out black and latino vote this November by convincing the gullible parts of the black and latino poulation that they are being persecuted. That's the plan - scare them into enthusiasm.
40 posted on 05/13/2012 5:48:29 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: sickoflibs

I don’t think “the One” scored any points with his backers in Islamdom with this position.

The problem with being given a four year free ride is not having had any real opposition, he is incapable of dealing with a fair political fight.

Sort of like an army that has been in garrison for years having to fight troops who are combat tested.


41 posted on 05/13/2012 6:30:50 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: hoosiermama

That’s it.


42 posted on 05/13/2012 8:21:28 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: sickoflibs

” Many blacks that voted in 2008 normally don’t vote and just registered that year because Obama was on the ticket. You think they all are enthused again? Ever hear of the terms ‘turnout’ or ‘enthusiasm’??

Of course they won’t vote for Romney. “

Nope


43 posted on 05/13/2012 11:06:56 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: sickoflibs; kevcol
Ever hear of the terms ‘turnout’ or ‘enthusiasm’??

As kevcol said, key word will be 'Trayvon.' "If Trybon were alive he would vote for obama. Vote in memory of Travon!" And I'm sure they will make up some other event to get folks even more worked up.

44 posted on 05/13/2012 2:39:15 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Freddd

Well smarty pants, if you can come up with a better reason why Old Man Bush lost the election other than “Read My Lips, No New Taxes!”, then spit it out! It was bad enough he also gave us the Liberal piss ass Supreme Court Justice “Souter”, which has made a lot of conservatives realize just how naive we have been with the Republican Bushes! All though the Bushes are a 1000 times better than Obama or Clintons, the realization of how much the Bushes have played knowingly or naively into the hands of the liberals, is frightening! By going along with this One Worlder Concept of governing, only makes one believe that both parties have been infiltrated with this socialistic Global approach to governing America, which is a Far Far Cry from our Constitution!


45 posted on 05/13/2012 4:52:47 PM PDT by classified
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To: Dilbert San Diego
And we’re going through all of this to make 2% of the population, Lambda Legal, and Rachel Maddow happy.......................

It's a small minority of GAYS, let alone people in the USA, who want to "gay marry." The notion has sold among "gays" much more for its sake in normalizing "gayness" than for something that most would ever consider doing themselves.

46 posted on 05/13/2012 8:13:55 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

There will be a whale of a lot of sit-outs.


47 posted on 05/13/2012 8:15:22 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: sickoflibs
1 King ver 14-24...
reminds me of one of the great abominations on to God/Creator.
48 posted on 05/13/2012 11:41:38 PM PDT by Orlando
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To: sickoflibs
I made a big mistake in voting for Obama in 2008, and there are alot of latino fathers that feel the same as i do...
Won't happan again
49 posted on 05/13/2012 11:41:59 PM PDT by Orlando
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To: Orlando
RE :”I made a big mistake in voting for Obama in 2008, and there are alot of latino fathers that feel the same as i do...Won't happan again

You live in a swing state too. At least your vote counts there.

As far as 2008 goes, I learned long ago to never vote for a Democrat no matter how sweet they talk, but Republicans keep on putting up these crappy candidates both 2008 and this year. It's very depressing.

50 posted on 05/14/2012 4:55:11 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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