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Shocking Time Magazine Cover: After 40 Years, Abortion Activists Losing
LifeSite News ^ | 1/3/13 | Steven Ertelt

Posted on 01/03/2013 12:11:05 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

The mainstream media will get around to covering abortion this month as the nation marks 40 years of legalized abortion for any reason throughout pregnancy via Roe v Wade. Time magazine has released its issue, which comes to a shocking conclusion...

The article makes the pro-abortion case that, while abortion is still legal, it is increasingly difficult to access thanks to the closing of so many abortion clinics and pro-life laws that help women by giving them additional information and alternatives.

The magazine also contains an article from Emily Buchanan of the pro-life women’s group Susan B. Anthony List that rebuts what has become the modern talking point for Planned Parenthood and other abortion defenders — that abortion is about protecting women’s health....

(Excerpt) Read more at lifenews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; prolife
The link contains excerpts of the article.

Time Magazine may be trying to make itself relevant by being a bit more balanced...a bit too late, imo.

Perhaps a cover photo of a precious innocent unborn child in utero would have been better than a gynecologist exam chair...but then again, TIME does have standards to uphold.

1 posted on 01/03/2013 12:11:12 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Conservatism is winning in the states (at least the 24 states where the GOP holds the keys)


2 posted on 01/03/2013 12:14:12 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SoFloFreeper; wagglebee; little jeremiah; NYer; Salvation

For too long the mantra has been “safe, legal, and rare” with emphasis on the first two and scant attention to the last.

High time that “rare” sees its day.


3 posted on 01/03/2013 12:18:30 PM PST by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

If they are losing why isn’t a single major political party anti-abortion, and why will being pro-life a toxic position to hold nationwide?


4 posted on 01/03/2013 12:19:13 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: SoFloFreeper
Time Magazine may be trying to make itself relevant by being a bit more balanced

I view this cover as a 'call to action' to its liberal readers.

5 posted on 01/03/2013 12:19:25 PM PST by kidd
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To: SoFloFreeper

This isn’t specifically about the article, but I noticed something the other day that I’ve never seen before.

This time of year is when all the commercials come for the “Walk for the Cure” comes on. Very emotional and very heart-string tuggy..... I saw one late last night

They used to be footnoted with a Komen Foundation or a Susan G. Komen Foundation tag, but NOWHERE in these advertisements does this show. They show instead a reference to “the3day.org”. It takes a bit to wade through all the Google planting of “the3day.org” listings when you Google it. Several pages worth....many to get to something not linking you to 3 day.

3Day.org is KOMEN...why don’t they say Komen? Because they had been, likely still do, give money to Planned Parenthood for ‘screening’ even though there isn’t a breast screening maching in any PP office in this country. Defacto abortion funding.

We recently heard where the sister of Komen, forget her name and the CEO or CFO or someone ‘stepped down’ but remained with the organization...no mention of what that is. Maybe in how to hide the fact they sponsor one of the biggest scams in this country. $90 entry fee, some $222-2500 pledge goal (according to my daughter) for each entrant. Three days of emotion and the money goes for what?

I searched their site a couple of months ago looking for signs of positive action....MARKETING! OUTREACH (what is that?)....not a word I saw about research or anything like that a rational person would think as a commendable accomplishment.....

These are just my opinions but I can tell you my daughter is much sharper than me, and she said she has better things to do with her money....like pay for a real mammogram, etc.


6 posted on 01/03/2013 12:22:55 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: SoFloFreeper

>> it is increasingly difficult to access thanks to the... pro-life laws that help women by giving them additional information and alternatives.

That says it all about the pro-abortion lobby’s version of “women’s health” doesn’t it? Education and information prevents abortions. To them, that’s a bad thing.


7 posted on 01/03/2013 12:23:48 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: nickcarraway

>>If they are losing why isn’t a single major political party anti-abortion, and why will being pro-life a toxic position to hold nationwide?

Because America is about the people and not the politicians and parties. Americans are waking up to the reality of abortion, mostly thanks to leftist success at making more and more extreme.


8 posted on 01/03/2013 12:26:23 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The Obama administration can’t stand by and allow abortions to be more difficult to obtain. Pre-election they began by mandating coverage of abortion-causing pills even when that was a violation of someone’s conscience. The logical next step is to use the power of the federal government to try to force hospitals and doctors to perform abortions, even when it violates their moral principles, so that women who want one don’t have to travel far to get one. Their mantra will be “safe, legal, and frequent.”


9 posted on 01/03/2013 12:28:24 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: SoFloFreeper
Here is who has been losing ever since Roe v Wade! One Tiny Life, 12 Week Old Resin
10 posted on 01/03/2013 12:29:54 PM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

How about a dead and dismembered baby? Too much truth?


11 posted on 01/03/2013 12:30:10 PM PST by stanne
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To: nickcarraway

Because elections are won on the margins.

Perhaps about 20% of the electorate would vote for an explicitly pro-life candidate, based on that reason. About 30% of the population would vote against that candidate explicitly for that reason.


12 posted on 01/03/2013 12:30:55 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: SoFloFreeper; Salvation; NYer; wagglebee
The magazine also contains an article from Emily Buchanan of the pro-life women’s group Susan B. Anthony List that rebuts what has become the modern talking point for Planned Parenthood and other abortion defenders — that abortion is about protecting women’s health....

Viewpoint: Pro-Life and Feminism Aren’t Mutually Exclusive

From the Emily Buchanan article ....

From its early beginnings, feminism was a young women’s movement. Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul, Charlotte Lozier and so many others began their suffragist work in their 20s. These women — the original feminists — understood that the rights of women cannot be built on the broken backs of unborn children. Anthony called abortion “child murder.” Paul, author of the original 1923 Equal Rights Amendment, said that “abortion is the ultimate exploitation of women.”

13 posted on 01/03/2013 12:35:23 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I disagree with the title... and I’d bet that the tens of millions of aborted souls might as well.


14 posted on 01/03/2013 12:47:02 PM PST by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
If it had not been for the pro-life effort in this country since Roe, our abortion rates would match the Soviet Union's which had no opposing group standing up for the little ones being aborted there.

According to Life Dynamics, it is estimated that some Soviet women underwent as many as 28 abortions in her lifetime.

The US pro-death crowd is responsible for the execution of 50 million babies since Roe.

Without the pro-life effort we would be standing on the graves of 150 million or more.

15 posted on 01/03/2013 12:48:26 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - V. Lenin)
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To: Bryanw92

Rick Snyder signed a bill just last week that will likely close at least some abortion clinics. The law now requires that clinics performing abortions need to be licensed to do so and they must have an actual doctor physically on site.

It ain’t perfect but it will drain considerable money out of the murder business. A friend who once worked in one of those places explained that many offer the “service” but perform few abortions and act more as a means of collecting federal funds. Having to hire a couple of doctors will more than drain those funds removing the cost effectiveness of keeping them open.


16 posted on 01/03/2013 12:55:26 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: nickcarraway

The most toxicity has been seen in the issue of rape. There will likely never be a large enough portion of voters supporting forced birth upon rape victims.


17 posted on 01/03/2013 1:06:53 PM PST by soycd
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To: SoFloFreeper
Because of ultrasound, the truth is now obvious.

At Planned Parenthood, the monitor faces away from the woman for two reasons. If there is a baby, they don't want the woman to see it. If there isn't a baby, they will perform a phoney abortion, to collect their fee.

18 posted on 01/03/2013 1:12:56 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: soycd
There will likely never be a large enough portion of voters supporting forced birth upon rape victims.

What about the aborted babies? Don't they have the right to life?

Your argument also ignores the additional trauma of abortion, on top of rape. The baby is the one good thing that results from rape.

19 posted on 01/03/2013 1:19:22 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: SoFloFreeper

Millions of dead babies are not so sure the abortionists are losing.


20 posted on 01/03/2013 2:02:12 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Maybe they are cleaning the “pro-choice” gene out of the pool.


21 posted on 01/03/2013 2:03:55 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Abortion is not about saving women’s lives!

54,559,615

Total Abortions since 1973

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Why the drop after 1960? (in deaths of women from illegal abortions) (see Women's Health partway down the page)


The reasons fewer women died from abortions were new and better antibiotics, better surgery and the establishment of intensive care units in hospitals. This was in the face of a rising population. Between 1967 and 1970 sixteen states legalized abortion. In most it was limited, only for rape, incest and severe fetal handicap (life of mother was legal in all states). There were two big exceptions — California in 1967, and New York in 1970 allowed abortion on demand. Now look at the charts carefully. When did maternal mortality rates start dropping significantly?

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Abortion Statistics - Decision to Have an Abortion (U.S.)

· 25.5% of women deciding to have an abortion want to postpone childbearing

· 21.3% of women cannot afford a baby

· 14.1% of women have a relationship issue or their partner does not want a child

· 12.2% of women are too young (their parents or others object to the pregnancy)

· 10.8% of women feel a child will disrupt their education or career

· 7.9% of women want no (more) children

· 3.3% of women have an abortion due to a risk to fetal health

2.8% of women have an abortion due to a risk to maternal health

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So how many women’s lives have been saved by abortion?

Less than 3% of abortions since 1972 were reported to be “due to a risk to maternal health.” A reasonable person would recognize that not all of those cases represent a lethal risk. But let’s say they did. That means that nearly 55 million fetuses were butchered to save the lives of about 1.6 million women. Or put another way; 34 babies are killed to save each woman.

Abortion was legal in all 50 states prior to Roe v. Wade in cases of danger to the life of the woman.

Roe v Wade: FULL Text (The Decision that wiped out an entire Generation 33 years ago today - 2006)

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Chosen Child

Studies Find Abortions Have Long-Term Effects

An Unexpected Correlation: The Legacy of Abortion

Study: Previous Abortions Linked With Pre-Term Birth and Cerebral Palsy

American Psychological Association Ignores Abortion-Depression Link

Study finds depression suffered by 80% of women who abort

Post-Abortion Counselor Confirms Abortions Cause Women Mental Health Issues

Abortion and Premature Birth Link Confirmed in New Study

Spanish Medical Expert: Damage to Women Caused by Abortion is Scientifically Proven

Science Catches Up with Religion Researchers prove fetuses have memories, know mothers’ voices..

Women Need More Mental Health Treatment After Abortion, New Study Finds

Teens Cope With Unwanted Pregnancies Better Than Abortions, Study Shows

New Study: Top Reason for Women's Abortions is No Supportive Partner, Father

New Study: Direct Link Between Abortion and Mental Health Problems

Researcher: Johns Hopkins Paper Biased on Abortion-Mental Health Issues

Abortion Linked to Higher Rates of Child Abuse, Study Finds

Women Want to Know of Abortion Risks Beforehand, New Survey Shows

Recent Poll Reveals Most Americans Think Abortion Hurts Women

Planned Parenthood Misleads Women on Abortion's Mental Health Risks

Study: Abortions Cause Future Relationship Problems, More Domestic Violence

22 posted on 01/03/2013 2:10:33 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: TigersEye

After the last election I became ardently pro abortion and pro-sterilization. It just appears to me too be the only way to break the welfare -entitlement culture that gets demonrats elected.

The only way to overcome the demonrats is to decrease their numbers. It would be better if they do that themselves rather than some sort of civil war. So, I say any never married woman who has more than two children should be forcibly sterilized. Any unmarried man who fathers children with more than one woman should be sterilized. (The definition of marriage should perhaps be amended to include couples that live together for longer than 6 months)

Promote abortion to the inner city. Provide it for free to any registered democrat. Bring the birth rate down to zero.

The only problem is demonrats can vote in at least 15 elections after they are dead. So I would imagine that all those aborted children of demonratic constituents would still start voting 18 years later

I realize this is an evil position. But there are no good solutions. All choices are evil. This appears to me to be the least evil


23 posted on 01/03/2013 2:26:11 PM PST by Fai Mao
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To: SoFloFreeper

Shake out the subscription cards and drop them for processing- blank.


24 posted on 01/03/2013 2:39:20 PM PST by samadams2000
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To: missnry

Wow.

Where did you get that photo?


25 posted on 01/03/2013 2:40:12 PM PST by Mrs.Z
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To: Fai Mao
All choices are evil.

Horse crap!

26 posted on 01/03/2013 2:40:26 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: SoFloFreeper
"Time Magazine may be trying to make itself relevant by being a bit more balanced...a bit too late, imo."

Naw, they're going the way of Newsweek, and if anything, Whine, er, Time is bitching all the way to the abbatoir...

27 posted on 01/03/2013 2:51:15 PM PST by StAnDeliver (Own it.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas
"Because of ultrasound, the truth is now obvious."

Not just ultrasound, but 3-D ultrasound.


28 posted on 01/03/2013 3:28:43 PM PST by StAnDeliver (Own it.)
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To: Slyfox

The Soviet Union had high rates of abortion because of a sense of hopelessness. If we lose hope of a better tomorrow, it will happen here too.


29 posted on 01/03/2013 3:51:57 PM PST by MetaThought
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To: SoFloFreeper
Forever goodbye, TIME.
30 posted on 01/03/2013 5:32:19 PM PST by hummingbird (Support Hummingbird Migration!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Keep praying at those abortion clinics during the 40 Days for Life campaigns. Prayer shuts them down!

Most recent at the bottom!

Lawrence (KS) abortion clinic closes because of funding woes
Eugene abortion clinic closes; surprising many (Hooray !!!)
Prayer credited for closing of abortion clinic [Eugene, OR]
Planned Parenthood will shut down 3 clinics [Indiana]
Persevering Students Help Close Abortion Clinic [Santa Paula, CA--Thomas Aquinas College]
Abortion Clinic Managers Quit After Being Outed by Operation Rescue [Wichita, Kansas]
One Man's God Squad: Troy Newman's plan to stop abortions in Wichita, Kansas
Baby Saved From Abortion is Baptized [New Orleans]
Thank You Bishop Rhoades: A Personal Account of An Abortion Protest With A Catholic Bishop -- still praying -- Harrisburg, PA
Judges rule civil suits against Planned Parenthood can proceed [Los Angeles, CA]

STOPP Planned Parenthood
CA: Abortion opponents hope to limit access for California girls (Prop 73)
Jill Stanek's Accurate Summary of Cincinnati Abortion Center Closing: 'Debi Does Ohio"
Clinic is caught in the fog of abortion war (Abortion Clinic Closes) [Springfield, Missouri]
PBS program looks at Mississippi's last abortion clinic
Former abortion clinic ‘resurrected’ as Catholic chapel [Buffalo, NY]
Health Department suspends license of Montgomery abortion clinic [Alabama]
Abortion center ordered to close: East Side clinic cited with violations [Cleveland, Ohio]
Yet another abortionist can't stand heat, quits [Daytona Beach, Forida]
Controversial Chicago Abortion clinic closing

Planned Parenthood closes clinic after clinic
Planned Parenthood to close Longview clinic (WA)
State shuts abortion clinic over health risks [Englewood, New Jersey]
Atlantic City abortion clinic shut for violations [New Jersey]
Atlantic City Abortion Center Closes Down for Good After Health Violations
Late-Term Abortion Facility in Dallas, [TX] To Close - Eighth Closure Since Bishop Began Prayer at Clinics
New York Abortion Clinic Closes Today; Was site of 40 Days for Life Vigil [200 East Eckerson Road in New City, N.Y}
Planned Parenthood Abortion Center [Temporarily] Closes Instead of Following New Law [Sioux Falls, SD]
[South Dakota] Planned Parenthood Abortion Center Closes Instead of Following New Law [Sioux Falls]
Abortion Provider Closes Doors Instead of Obeying Laws, Old Media Silent [Sioux Falls, SD]

Planned Parenthood Lays Off SD Director
Planned Parenthood Lays Off Staff Over Economy, South Dakota Director Fired
Planned Parenthood Out of Texas Panhandle: STOPP Plan Ousts Abortion Chain from Amarillo
Abortion facility to close following 40 Days for Life campaign [Orange Co. CA]
"We have a problem with financing Planned Parenthood” (Orange County supervisor)
“They’re nothing more than a baby-killing organization” ( No funding to Planned Parenthood ) [Orange and San Bernadino Counties, CA]
Monroe, Washington Planned Parenthood Center Closes Over Tough Economy
Family of Abortion Practitioner George Tiller Will Close Business [Whichita, KA]
Tiller Clinic To Close Permanently [Wichita, KA]
Tiller's Abortion Facility to Close Forever [Wichita, KA]

Slain Kansas abortion provider's clinic to close [Wichita, KA]
Clinic of Murdered Kansas Abortion Doctor Will Be 'Permanently Closed' [Wichita, KA]
Planned Parenthood Shuts Doors on 7 Clinics [All in El Paso, TX]
El Paso loses 7 abortion centers
Number of Abortion Centers Nationwide Falling, Pro-Abortion Legal Group Says
Indiana Planned Parenthood Closes Five Centers After Hiding Abortion-Sex Abuse
Planned Parenthood closing in Kirksville, MO
[Pensacola] Florida Abortion Facility Closes During 40 Days for Life
[Youngstown,] Ohio Abortion Clinic Follows National Trend and Closes
[Hazleton, PA] City office of Planned Parenthood shuts down

[Raleigh] North Carolina Abortuary Hammered by Pro-Life Prayers Ceases Abortions
La. officials suspend abortion clinic's license[Shreveport]
Louisiana Abortion Clinic Shut Down for Ignoring “Most Basic” Medical Practices [Shreveport]
New Jersey Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes After Christie Cuts Funds [Southern New Jersey]
Christie Veto Shuts Down Abortion Clinics in NJ
Clinic Run by Doctor Who Killed Woman in Failed Abortion, Halts Abortions
Missouri Planned Parenthood Temporarily Stops Columbia Abortions, Just Two Open (in MO.)
Pro-Lifers Boot Planned Parenthood from Michigan Counties
Michigan Planned Parenthood Centers Denied Lease Renewal (Three Rivers, Sturgis, Hillsdale, Coldwater, Michigan)
Closure of Two More Abortion Clinics Continues National Trend [Yakima, WA and Southgate Clinic, Detroit, MI

Louisiana Health Department revokes license of abortion clinic
Planned Parenthood Closes Center Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birmingham abortion clinic agrees to close doors (Alabama)
Allentown abortion clinic's registration revoked by Pennsylvania Health Department
Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Closes Two Centers in Iowa (Newton and Des Moines)
Abortion clinic director blames new state law for closure [Knoxville, Tennessee]
New York City’s oldest and largest abortion clinic stops abortions due to pro-life protests
Planned Parenthood to Close Abortion Clinic in Abilene, Texas

31 posted on 01/03/2013 6:27:36 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Gaffer

The Komen Foundation supports Planned Parenthood. Don’t do the walk.


32 posted on 01/03/2013 6:29:27 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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34 posted on 01/03/2013 6:34:20 PM PST by narses
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To: Fai Mao
I say any never married woman who has more than two children should be forcibly sterilized.

Why not just quit paying never-married women to have babies?

35 posted on 01/03/2013 7:01:45 PM PST by JoeFromSidney ( New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Time Magazine may be trying to make itself relevant by being a bit more balanced...a bit too late, imo.

They don't even have a token conservative on staff, do they?

37 posted on 01/04/2013 10:24:52 AM PST by GOPJ (It's not possible to be a Progressive and not be a hypocrite. Freeper TigersEye.)
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