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Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 7 July 2013
Various driveby media television networks ^ | 7 July 2013 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces

Posted on 07/07/2013 5:14:36 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!

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To: Alas Babylon!

At the time of Shelby’s switch, 1986, I had been in Hunstville about six month. I had come from Texas and both states were in the process of white voters voting Republican ticket.

Mr. Shelby has only gotten more BIG G’ment with age


151 posted on 07/07/2013 9:12:57 AM PDT by DanZ
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To: TomGuy

Yeah, now that you’ve made me think about it...that stupid decision sounds exactly like some noncommittal bunch of words...words from someone trying NOT to take a stand; someone bribed with that quibble being the best Roberts could do.

But they are the Supremes!


152 posted on 07/07/2013 9:15:15 AM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: TomGuy

Hey Tom don’t give up the box. Show us the path if there is one we don’t know about.


153 posted on 07/07/2013 9:16:58 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: rodguy911
For jeb bush to win the nomination... then the gop/e party holds the power and control necessary to pass amnesty in the House and if that happens... the progressive republicans will go their way and most Conservatives will go the way of the Freedom Party.

There will not be another gop/e dominated election in 2016... one way or the other... they either run someone that can free America from her communist bonds or they become a footnote in a History book. It may hand the dims another election (that is all that the republican leadership knows how to do)... and with the gop/e in control... you get dim policies with a bit of pork thrown in for the republican traitors.

I would rather fight for a future chance at saving America than die on the sword of another romneyesque leftard liar.

LLS

154 posted on 07/07/2013 9:18:19 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Bernard

Well, we need a new 1000 page bill with a 900 page amendment. Why? Because the Gang of 8 have been trying to get it passed for a decade. Why? Because we need it. Why? Because it has stronger border enforcement -- 5 or 10 years down the road. [/s]

Like Obamacare, the real scare is in the details and apparently few, if any, have read the full document.
155 posted on 07/07/2013 9:18:56 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Cheerio

156 posted on 07/07/2013 9:21:33 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Rational Thought
The problem with third parties are that ten years from now,when they are beginning to become viable if we still have a country, we will be looking to remove the rinos who infiltrate that one.

We have to let the rinos know there is a war and they will get killed,politically, if they keep it up,selling out to the left.

The dems make it very uncomfortable for anyone who doesn't follow the communist line we need to do the same thing for anyone who shreds our Constitution or deserts our party.

157 posted on 07/07/2013 9:22:38 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: PaleoBob; Alas Babylon!

Count me in!


158 posted on 07/07/2013 9:22:41 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: RetSignman
Could Juan have a sombrero?  photo mccaingrahamkarzai_zps889d7a3f.jpg Yup. lol
159 posted on 07/07/2013 9:23:58 AM PDT by RetSignman (Immigration border protection is America's version of the Maginot Line)
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To: rodguy911

Forget the GOP.
They are liars and offer a false dream
but ONLY the death of the Republic.

The GOP helped Obama.
The GOP helps Obama.
Everyone who helps the GOP helps Obama.
The GOP created ObamaCARE. Then lied about it.

THEY HAVE NO REASON TO ELIMINATE IT.


160 posted on 07/07/2013 9:26:09 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Alas Babylon!

Egypt was a complete failure of the Obama doctrine and has not been reported or explained by any news organization. He staked his Middle East policy on Egypt and the people in one year rejected it and had a week celebration of throwing off that doctrine. They made signs mocking him and Hilary while calling for America to wake up to this tyrant, but apparently only people who get the full dose of his policies can understand what they are. They had four million people protesting and demanding a change without the benefit of the Whitehouse orchestrating through social media this time. When are Americans going to realize Egypt is what he and his organizers are planning for America? When is America going to throw off their shackles and show the courage of Egypt?


Says it all in a few sentences.

Well done


161 posted on 07/07/2013 9:27:49 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: TomGuy; Alas Babylon!

Have you folks heard of Restore America?

http://restoreamerica.org/

David crowe came to speak in Oregon a couple of weeks ago. He says that Evangelical Christians would make up the biggest voting block in the country if we could only get them all registered, and get them voting. His suggestion to us was that’s where we need to focus our ‘Get Out the Vote’ efforts.

I am also pretty depressed about the state of the Republican Party, & the elites that aren’t working for us, but I’m not quite ready to give up on them. Most of the base is conservative. We just need to change our leaders.


162 posted on 07/07/2013 9:28:08 AM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: TomGuy

So instead of giving up ALL of our Conservative tenants... and yes LIFE is codified in the very first words put to paper by this Republic... then we just have to give up “some” of them? I prefer to remain loyal to the laws of GOD and the words of our Constitution as written.

LLS


163 posted on 07/07/2013 9:31:26 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: rodguy911
Show us the path if there is one we don’t know about.

Well, the Republican party started in 1854 or 56 (IIRC) and ran a candidate who lost. They held together and ran another candidate the next election -- and they won. The candidate's name was Abraham Lincoln.

The current GOPe only offer more of the same -- more Bushs, more Doles, more McCains. Already we foresee a Bush or Rubio or Christie as the probable next GOPe candidate. The GOP will offer a slate of conservatives, and that will splinter the primary votes, as it did in 2008 and 2012.

I just do no see a way that 'conservatives' can do much from within. Their one golden opportunity was regarding the election of the House Speaker earlier this year, and they blew that. As soon as they reelected him, he replaces several of the 'conservative' committee chairs.

If conservatives stay, it will be more of the same, repeats of 2008 and 2012. If they go, they might be able to formulate a viable new party in a couple of election cycles.
164 posted on 07/07/2013 9:37:05 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Usagi_yo; Alas Babylon!; bray
Thank you for your thoughtful, detailed, and unsolicited criticism...

Now...SKA-REW!

165 posted on 07/07/2013 9:43:55 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: rodguy911
“The problem with third parties are that ten years from now,when they are beginning to become viable if we still have a country, we will be looking to remove the rinos who infiltrate that one.”

It certainly is a very difficult path but one that History shows to be possible. Yes, it will be very HARD to be successful at that endeavor... should it come to pass. To quote a dim that actually cared for America... even though he was still a rat... President Kennedy said, “...not because they are easy, but because they are HARD”. If we can go to the Moon and return a man safely within the decade promised by Kennedy, then surely we can save America. That salvation may depend on a 3rd party. It really is up to preibus, rove, the bush clan and the Senate and House leadership... their decisions will shape what happens.

LLS

166 posted on 07/07/2013 9:46:10 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER; Alas Babylon!; bray

Oh, why thank you. I thought the post had very good points and very well written so I failed to understand why it should be hobbled and the objective reader distracted with invectives.

Oh and just a fine point but “unsolicited criticism” is a bit extraneous, as nobody really solicits criticism now do they?

lb sand guy, lb sand.


167 posted on 07/07/2013 9:54:13 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: Usagi_yo
nobody really solicits criticism now do they?

I think you just did.

lb sand guy, lb sand.

Are you familiar with the term "ride the lightning" Noob?

168 posted on 07/07/2013 9:59:32 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: TomGuy
Partly, he is trying to rehabilitate his image, and the bushbots are drooling all over themselves.

Well, we beat Bush and his minions on amnesty before and we'll do it again...and again...and again! I miss President Bush a lot, but by God, I, along with the rest of FreeRepublic, fought to defeat his amnesty plan and we did it.

169 posted on 07/07/2013 10:06:32 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: TomGuy
Well, the Republican party started in 1854 or 56 (IIRC) and ran a candidate who lost. They held together and ran another candidate the next election -- and they won. The candidate's name was Abraham Lincoln.

The Northern Republicans ran A. Lincoln as their candidate. Stephen Douglas was the Northern Democrat. There was also a Southern Dem and a Southern Rep. Lincoln won enough electoral votes to become President of the Union. And within 60 days of his taking office, the South fired on Fort Sumter. No matter what candidate comes along, Providence will also have a hand in matters. And those matters could be more historical than others.

170 posted on 07/07/2013 10:08:00 AM PDT by Bernard (The Road To Hell is not paved with good results.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
nobody really solicits criticism now do they?

I think you just did.

Oh, so all a sudden you understand that posting on a public forum is an invitation for criticism. You learn fast, good job.

-<0oo >> (*): 0.o

171 posted on 07/07/2013 10:18:01 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: Usagi_yo

Public?


172 posted on 07/07/2013 10:22:48 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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Please Help keep FR
Independent!!

173 posted on 07/07/2013 10:32:43 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: Cheerio

Well, that’s not very cheery, Cheerio!


174 posted on 07/07/2013 10:33:58 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: TomGuy

I can’t think of one conservative left in the Alabama democrat party. Maybe Bobby Bright, former mayor of Montgomery and my one-term Congressman. We replaced his sorry lardass back in 2010. He told us that he was opposed to Nancy Pelosi, then voted for her as the Speaker. Not a Bright liar at all.


175 posted on 07/07/2013 10:37:54 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: LibLieSlayer

I’m staring directly at your light and coming in, FRiend.


176 posted on 07/07/2013 10:39:55 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: RetSignman

Dude, you put the sombrero on Linda! She’s supposed to have a hat with fruit on it, and Juan’s supposed to have the sombrero!


177 posted on 07/07/2013 10:42:06 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: don-o
 photo mccaingrahamkarzai_zps889d7a3f.jpg Oooops, I messed up I posted to my post not your's, just one of those days but here is the 'sombrero'.
178 posted on 07/07/2013 10:50:56 AM PDT by RetSignman (Immigration border protection is America's version of the Maginot Line)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Excellent... the truth shines brightly for open eyes!

LLS


179 posted on 07/07/2013 10:55:01 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: TomGuy
The 'tea party' had a chance to make a major statement in January, but they folded and went along with the other Republicans to re-elect the same Speaker of the House.

According to my representative no one was willing to take the position.

180 posted on 07/07/2013 11:01:10 AM PDT by Sal (Pres and DOS watched our people get raped + murdered in REAL TIME-did nothing and don't care!)
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To: rodguy911
While I completely understand what you're saying, the reality is we no longer have a party, even though the majority of Republican voters consider themselves Conservatives. Instead, with few exceptions, we are given a steady diet of Faux Conservatives who regardless of their actions, are continuously reelected under the “lesser of two evils” belief. Add to that the ones who either lie about their ideology while campaigning or are corrupted by the Washington establishment once in office, and there's no chance of any representation.

I just don't see any recourse for us under this Republican Party.

As for a third party taking ten years to become viable, that's not necessarily true. Remembering recent history with Ross Perot, regardless of his motives or beliefs, he was leading in most Presidential polls as an independent in the summer of 1992 prior to self destructing his own campaign.

A successful third party wouldn't require a majority of voters. Anything close to forty percent would be successful. As over 40 percent of voters identify themselves as Conservative, with the right leader(s) and sufficient financial support, it is possible.

181 posted on 07/07/2013 11:04:09 AM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: maica
It is scary when Kucinich makes sense.


182 posted on 07/07/2013 11:09:22 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Diogenesis

The trouble is its one thing to point out all the many defects of the GOP-E and quite another to solve the problem. Just pointing out the problem really doesn’t go far enough.


183 posted on 07/07/2013 11:24:45 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: patriotspride

Unfortunately we won’t get the truth from the DBM until they are almost broke and on their knees.
Than they they will turn to what they should have been doing all along, reporting truth.


184 posted on 07/07/2013 11:27:42 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Sal; TomGuy

Right, if they did not vote for Boehner then Pelosi would win Speakership back


185 posted on 07/07/2013 11:28:51 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: TomGuy
Don't you think a couple of election cycles is more wishful thinking that reality for the development of a third party? I hate the thought of how nasty it will get to replace all these rinos while stamping down the left as well but I really don't see any other path.

Also, do you think the country has that much time to endure say a hillary for eight years and then try and reassemble whats left of the country? Especially, if amnesty goes through and the left has a permanent majority as well as the ability to manipulate each and every election with so much fraud we are overwhelmed.

Personally, I never imagined that zero and his regime could do as much damage as they have done in a scant eight year and they are not through yet!!

We could be looking at 20/25 trillion in short term debt by 2016 and longer term from 100-150 trillion. Basically, bankrupt. No nation could come back from that.

Are you saying regroup and hope there is a nation to come back to?

Worse yet what happens if we regroup and find a rino contingent working into the party within the first ten years? What then? I"m skeptical to say the least about the potential for a third party. Thirty years ago no problem. Now,things move too fast and we are too far along the pathway to national destruction,IMHO.

186 posted on 07/07/2013 11:41:30 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Rational Thought
To be honest with you my concern is not so much the viability of a third part or the future of the Republican Party,both are means to an end. My concern is saving the country from a communist tyranny that is behind the wheel of the ship of state now and threatens to get reelected in 2016!!

If it were 1970 instead of 2013 I wouldn't think twice. Back then a third party, I'd jump for it. Things moved slower then,not these days.

Just look at the evolution of the dear leader. The guy came out of nowhere and is now destroying the country with a communist machine that appears near unstoppable.

I hesitate to explore the possible growth of a third party with so much at stake.

187 posted on 07/07/2013 11:52:01 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Usagi_yo
I think your lb sand colloquialism takes away from your point. Pot/Kettle/Black.

My style of writing is my style and you are welcome to not read it or go places where they write in a more scholarly/boring style. Thanks for the advice, but no thanks.

Pray for America to Wake Up

188 posted on 07/07/2013 11:54:59 AM PDT by bray (Stop tolerating beheading!)
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To: rodguy911

whether it is 3rd party or getting rid or changing rinos, I think a big underlying problem is a totally biased media.

I recall the old days when newspapers were owned by conservatives (e.g. Richard Melon Scaife in Pittsburg, Perry White in Superman). Somehow they sold out to these raving libs

Now that some conservatives hope to get back in, they are met with horrow from the left and media. Anything Rupert Murdock or the evil Koch (sp?) brothers try to buy, is shot down. Rush looked at defunct Al Gore network and the left howled so much it was sold to Al Jazeera, FCS (fer crying out loud)!

If we can’t seduce or change media, we have to buy it, or find a way to go around it (internet) or mute it


189 posted on 07/07/2013 12:04:01 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: bray

I’m with you Bray. Way to deal with the first critic I think you’ve had on here, in my memory. We like your work.


190 posted on 07/07/2013 12:06:25 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: shalom aleichem

Brilliant catch here Shalom!
If we don’t start getting our messages out better that we are and stop cry-babying about how the DBM is unfair(surprise, surprise)we are going nowhere anyway.
I like Becks approach. Screw them all and do your own thing.


191 posted on 07/07/2013 12:09:47 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: DanZ

Don’t know about Sen. Shelby...he’s had some good votes and some bad ones. However, I DO know that the entire state of Texas was once Democrats. There were almost no Republicans. Once Texans began to say, hey, the Democrats left me, I didn’t leave them - just like Ronald Reagan said - then millions of Texans who were once Dems or whose parents/grands etc were Dems, became Republicans.

To use your tortured “logic”, every modern-day Texas Republican is a RINO because their state’s history was with the Democrat party.

Think, man, think.

And other states have that history, not only Texas, of which I believe Alabama is one. Where Shelby is...


192 posted on 07/07/2013 12:10:02 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear". - Glenn Beck)
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To: Usagi_yo

We have mods here.Keep it up and you will get an introduction.


193 posted on 07/07/2013 12:12:55 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: rodguy911

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/07/06/Report-Liz-Cheney-May-Primary-Wyoming-Sen-Enzi#disqus_thread

Interesting stuff here. Looks like Liz may get in the race for Senate in Wyoming.


194 posted on 07/07/2013 12:28:32 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: RetSignman

precious


195 posted on 07/07/2013 12:32:42 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: bray
-<0oo >> (*): 0.o

Boy, I guess he told me. (whatever it means) Probably some 32 year-old kid posting from his mom's basement.

196 posted on 07/07/2013 12:36:11 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATs! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Yeah, some sort of internet message you only know if you go to certain websites. Whatever.


197 posted on 07/07/2013 12:41:49 PM PDT by bray (Stop tolerating beheading!)
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To: shalom aleichem; bray
We like your work.

So much that we post it as a regular feature!

198 posted on 07/07/2013 12:57:01 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: PaleoBob

Well put.

Where do you put Hitler on that list..he governed well initially for a brief time, and then his insanity took over..of course the egomaniacle need for power and control was also his undoing.

Stalin, again a very mixed bag..he got Russia from an agrarian society to a highly industrialized society for WW II..but at a terrible cost and then again the power and control was horrible.


199 posted on 07/07/2013 1:13:11 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Will Freepr combat)
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To: bray

will you be doing the Talk circuit?

Bill Bennett in the am..the Glen Beck( a Texan now!)..and the of course Oreilly and fox...to get the word out and the PR.


200 posted on 07/07/2013 1:14:43 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Will Freepr combat)
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