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Kidman condemns Hamas, Hezbollah
Herald Sun ^ | 17 August 2006

Posted on 08/16/2006 5:19:45 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher

NICOLE Kidman has made a public stand against terrorism.

The actress, joined by 84 other high-profile Hollywood stars, directors, studio bosses and media moguls, has taken out a powerfully-worded full page advertisement in today's Los Angeles Times newspaper.

It specifically targets "terrorist organisations" such as Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Palestine.

"We the undersigned are pained and devastated by the civilian casualties in Israel and Lebanon caused by terrorist actions initiated by terrorist organisations such as Hezbollah and Hamas," the ad reads.

"If we do not succeed in stopping terrorism around the world, chaos will rule and innocent people will continue to die.

"We need to support democratic societies and stop terrorism at all costs."

A who's who of Hollywood heavyweights joined Kidman on the ad.

The actors listed included: Michael Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Danny De Vito, Don Johnson, James Woods, Kelly Preston, Patricia Heaton and William Hurt.

Directors Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, Michael Mann, Dick Donner and Sam Raimi also signed their names.

Other Hollywood powerplayers supporting the ad included Sumner Redstone, the chairman and majority owner of Paramount Pictures, and billionaire mogul, Haim Saban.


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To: pissant

LOL!


101 posted on 08/16/2006 5:46:06 PM PDT by Fawn (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjPrL3n63yg)
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To: Aussie Dasher

You're welcome...I know the rules around here.


102 posted on 08/16/2006 5:46:42 PM PDT by cabojoe
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To: Aussie Dasher

Streisand has been supporting Lament against Lieberman.


103 posted on 08/16/2006 5:47:07 PM PDT by OldFriend (I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.....and My Heart to the Soldier Who Protects It.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Haven't got the complete list. Can anyone help?


104 posted on 08/16/2006 5:47:43 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher (The Great Ronald Reagan & John Paul II - Heaven's Dream Team!)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Michael Mann ... my favorite director! -Heat- and -Last of Mohicans- and -Collateral-

Notice how many of the signers make mostly action movies


105 posted on 08/16/2006 5:48:40 PM PDT by dennisw (Confucius say man who go through turnstile sideways going to Bangkok)
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To: Hurricane Andrew

OK, it's a good name then! Having experienced the eyewall of the weather event Hurricane Andrew in 92, it got my attention.

Wife and I are both alumni of University of Miami. Not exactly sports fans, but of course we always want UM to win. They've had some great football teams over the years.


106 posted on 08/16/2006 5:50:15 PM PDT by Sam Cree (Don't mix alcopops and ufo's)
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To: GretchenM

Well....maybe the next thing you know they will figure out that there WERE/ARE TERRORISTS in IRAQ!!! They're on the right track....maybe?


107 posted on 08/16/2006 5:51:06 PM PDT by goodnesswins ( The Dems are so far to the left they have left America.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

I am quite surprised at some of those names, and not surprised at all by others. Good on all of them!


108 posted on 08/16/2006 5:51:15 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: bboop
"It will help. Those who are afraid to speak out in Hollywood will be encouraged. Those who blather on endlessly about how the US is the worst terrorists of all, they will maybe have a second thought. It is a bold move, I applaud them."

 

My  thoughts as well.  One thing for sure is that this can only help. There is no down side. 

109 posted on 08/16/2006 5:51:17 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: mdittmar
OK.

Or

110 posted on 08/16/2006 5:52:01 PM PDT by Tamar1973 (Don't argue with an idiot; people watching may not be able to tell the difference.)
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To: Clara Lou

I understand your sentiment, but right now this country is divided due to the rabid Left. Having a few powerful Hollywood types on our side, and vocally so, is a good thing. We all have to choose which side we are on. I'll take their support and kinship in killing the Islamo whackjobs.


111 posted on 08/16/2006 5:52:14 PM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: derllak

That's only a valid statement if you believe Hollyweird types denigrating our nation and troops doesn't do any damage.


112 posted on 08/16/2006 5:52:22 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Did they offer any support to our nation?


113 posted on 08/16/2006 5:54:28 PM PDT by ansel12 (Life is exquisite... of great beauty, keenly felt.)
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To: Azzurri

Dennis Hopper and Michael Douglas surprised me a lot. I also had no idea that Hurt was in our camp.


114 posted on 08/16/2006 5:54:33 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: Clara Lou
Whether I agree or disagree with these Hollywood folk, who gives a rip what they think? They're actors. They should shut up and act [or direct, or whatever].

I'll tell you who gives a rip what they think. All of the mindless sheeples in this country care a great deal what they think.

The fact that some of these Hollyweird people are finally standing up and voicing an opinion that makes sense actually means a great deal. If even 10% of the mindless crowd let this sway their opinion, like they do with everything else Hollyweird or the MSM tells them, it can mean a lot of extra votes for the conservative candidates in the next election.

115 posted on 08/16/2006 5:54:57 PM PDT by JavaTheHutt (I'm JavaTheHutt, and I approve of this message.)
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To: PJ-Comix

"We the undersigned are pained and devastated by the civilian casualities in Israel and Lebanon caused by terrorist actions initiated by terrorist organizations such as Hezbollah and Hamas. If we do not succeed in stopping terrorism around the world, chaos will rule and innocent people will continue to die. We need to support democratic societies and stop terrorism at all costs."

People that signed it who I recognize include Bernie Mac, Bruce Willis, Danny De Vito, Dennis Hopper, Don Jonson, Gary Sinise, James Woods, Kelly Preston, Larry Elder, Michael Douglas, Nicole Kidman, Pat Sajak, Patricia Heaton, Rupert Murdoch, Serena Williams, Sherry Lansing, Sir Ridley Scott, Sylvester Stallone, Vivica A. Fox, WIlliam Hurt. There are a total of 90 or so signatures. Many of them with obviously Jewish surnames. I'll try to get a list of names posted.


116 posted on 08/16/2006 5:55:40 PM PDT by Rabid Dog
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To: MAexile
Hezbollah and Hamas must be terrified.

When Hollyweird Lefties denigrate our troops and our nation, do you come into the thread and say, "Well, that doesn't matter?" If not, you're being a hypocrite.

117 posted on 08/16/2006 5:56:26 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: Sam Cree

I knew exactly what you meant when you asked. I've gotten that question quite a bit over the years.

Even though I graduated from the University of Delaware, my roommate during those times was originally from Miami also (Palmetto Sr. High graduate). In addition, my uncle lived in Hialeah at the time. It wasn't quite as bad there, but it was bad enough, so I know how it affected folks down there. They've since moved to North Carolina (inland, of course).

I took the wife and kids to the Keys a couple years ago, and Homestead still isn't what used to be. It's so erie to see the devastation still even after so many years have passed.


118 posted on 08/16/2006 5:57:51 PM PDT by Hurricane Andrew (History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Among the signatories: Sylvester Stallone, James Woods, Bruce Willis, director Ridley Scott, tennis player Serena Williams, Nicole Kidman,

Michael Douglas, Dennis Hopper, William Hurt, Josh Malina, Kelly Preston, Danny DeVito, Don Johnson, and media tycoon Rupert Murdock.

The Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles has been active since the start of fighting with an aim of drafting Hollywood stars to back Israel. During the war, Ehud Danoch, the consul general, initiated a mission aimed at enlisting support for Israel in Hollywood. The team was comprised of Israeli directors and producers in Hollywood.

'Stop terror at any price'

The statement said that if terror around the world is not stopped, chaos will rule and innocents will continue to die. The statement called for terror to be stopped at any price.

Consul General Danoch is continuing with his PR activities, and on Wednesday night he briefed the heads of the William Morris agency on the recent events in Lebanon.

Actor Adam Sandler was present at one of the many briefings the consul general gave this week. At the end of the briefing, Sandler announced that he would personally donate USD 100,000 to the children of the north and south, and about 400 Playstation games purchased by the actor are expected to be transferred to the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem in the coming days.





119 posted on 08/16/2006 5:58:02 PM PDT by dennisw (Confucius say man who go through turnstile sideways going to Bangkok)
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To: evad
She did a great job in one of the best terrorist movies ever...the Cheesemaker, errr Peacemakers.

Yup. I loved 'Peacemaker' and also 'Executive Decision'. That was back in the day when it was not politically incorrect to show the Muzzies as terrorists.

120 posted on 08/16/2006 5:58:33 PM PDT by HarmlessLovableFuzzball
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To: Rabid Dog

Hod did you get the listing of names. Directly from the LA Times? Would love to see the whole list.


121 posted on 08/16/2006 6:00:53 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: This Just In
Let's see them take up arms.

What military base are you posting from?

You must be in the military, right, or otherwise you'd be a hypocrite. Especially when you consider that some of these people are too old to enlist. Even if you go in as a nurse or doctro, the age limit is 47, IIRC. Maybe you want to go kick in doors with Michael Douglasand Sylvester Stallone, but I wouldn't want to, they're older than dirt.

And since you're not a hypocrite, surely you've condemned every civilian who hasn't enlisted in the same manner, right?

122 posted on 08/16/2006 6:00:56 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: Aussie Dasher
The actors listed included: Michael Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Danny De Vito, Don Johnson, James Woods, Kelly Preston, Patricia Heaton and William Hurt.

The name 'Arnold Schwarzenegger' is conspicuously absent. Oh wait..err.. never mind.

123 posted on 08/16/2006 6:01:19 PM PDT by HarmlessLovableFuzzball
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To: dennisw
Mann also did Miami Vice, my FAVORITE TV crime show.
124 posted on 08/16/2006 6:01:49 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Join the DUmmie FUnnies PING List for the FUNNIEST Blog on the Web)
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To: bcsco
No it's not. Look at where their money comes from. They have to keep their Jewish financiers happy. That's all this is.

James Woods? Patricia Heaton? Bruce Willis? Just being good Americans to please Da Jooooz?

Puh-leeze. You're so full of crap it's coming out your ears.

125 posted on 08/16/2006 6:02:20 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: Nachum
Looks like the Hollywood stars can't win. If they are against the war, they are commie leftist wackos and if they support the war and our troops, the Joos made them do it.

They made their bed. Let them sleep in it. It's true not only for these idiots but for the Jewish money men who've supported them and their leftist ideology. Leftist Hollywood has been against the WOT all along. They never understood it was an underlying factor in the safety of Israel (well maybe some did, but likely felt as long as the US was involved another Israeli war was remote), but they were wrong.

Now it's hit them in the face. So they become pro Israel but, I'm sure if one asked, likely still against the WOT.

Don't put much stock in these people. It means nothing.

126 posted on 08/16/2006 6:02:27 PM PDT by bcsco ("He who is wedded to the spirit of the age is soon a widower" Anonymous)
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To: dennisw
Michale Douglas is no surprise. When have you ever seen him or his lovely wife C Zeta Jones talking trash about Iraq or George Bush

After seeing his performance in American President, I have to say that he is either A) such a bleeding heart liberal that he would pay cold hard cash for the 'privledge' of licking the sweat off of Clintoon's testicles, or B) he is absolutely one of the best actors to ever grace the silver screen.

That movie was nauseating, and I believe it was the main inspiration for the West Wing, which was basically, the movie turned into a tv series.

127 posted on 08/16/2006 6:02:36 PM PDT by JavaTheHutt (I'm JavaTheHutt, and I approve of this message.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

They have become painfully cognizant of the public's growing contempt for Hollywood and almost any movie it produces.

Time to make up to the rednecks.


128 posted on 08/16/2006 6:03:31 PM PDT by squarebarb
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To: RKV
Yawn. I don't care what some actress thinks. Do you?

Why take a whiz on somebody when they do a good thing? Are you so important that it's beneath you?

129 posted on 08/16/2006 6:03:35 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: MayflowerMadam

This is just a ploy. They got their marching orders from the DNC. This is one of the first salvos fired in the Democrats new agenda to take security away from the Republicans. They dont give a damn if Hamas or the hezzies kill jews they are shilling for the DNC.


130 posted on 08/16/2006 6:03:37 PM PDT by Sentis
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To: Rabid Dog

Is Jamie Masada on the list? He owns the Laugh Factory. Maybe they only wanted actors, directors, and producers on that list.


131 posted on 08/16/2006 6:04:14 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Join the DUmmie FUnnies PING List for the FUNNIEST Blog on the Web)
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To: Hurricane Andrew

Palmetto Sr High isn't too far from here, several miles north is all. It serves the kids from our neighborhood which is about the southern limit for its census.

In any case, Go Miami!


132 posted on 08/16/2006 6:04:26 PM PDT by Sam Cree (Don't mix alcopops and ufo's)
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To: PJ-Comix

Mann produced "Crime Story" too
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000520/

And holy cow, a "Heat" video game is coming out


133 posted on 08/16/2006 6:04:57 PM PDT by dennisw (Confucius say man who go through turnstile sideways going to Bangkok)
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To: Nachum
Looks like the Hollywood stars can't win. If they are against the war, they are commie leftist wackos and if they support the war and our troops, the Joos made them do it.

Yep. No good deed goes unpunished on FR, where everybody knows everything they need to know to judge every act with perfect wisdom.

134 posted on 08/16/2006 6:05:00 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: Hurricane Andrew
Douglas has always been a lefty in my book though, so it was a genuine surprise

He is a CLASSICAL liberal in the mold of his father and MOST of the Hollywood of old.

135 posted on 08/16/2006 6:05:26 PM PDT by PISANO
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To: bcsco; SJackson; Alouette
Jewish money men

Of course. We run the world. BTW, I know Passover is far off, but some of us are already preparing and we need the blood of gentile children for our matzah. Care to contribute?

Thread for your ping list, SJackson.

136 posted on 08/16/2006 6:05:37 PM PDT by Bella_Bru (http://folding.stanford.edu/ - - - -Folding@home. Free Republic team 36120)
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To: bcsco
A good many of those Leftists ARE of Jewish extraction - explain that...and then explain what conclusion we are supposed to surmise from your statements.

don't worry..I can sit here and listen...Im not going anywhere

137 posted on 08/16/2006 6:06:27 PM PDT by Alkhin (Thieving tyranny is all they offer.)
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To: Holicheese
There is something wrong with this. I really think this is somehow going to work into a press release from The DNC or Howard Dean. Don't know how yet, but give me some time.

Now there's the first logical thought I've read on this thread. Everyone's either too wishful or too accepting. Anytime these wusses come out with something there's an agenda behind it. Again, look at the source...the money!

138 posted on 08/16/2006 6:06:29 PM PDT by bcsco ("He who is wedded to the spirit of the age is soon a widower" Anonymous)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Yay! Dennis Hopper!

"Whatcha drinkin' neighbor?"

"Heineken? F%^& that $%^&! PABST BLUE RIBBON!!!"

139 posted on 08/16/2006 6:06:45 PM PDT by Cogadh na Sith (There's an open road from the cradle to the tomb.)
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To: Hurricane Andrew

I think he is Jewish, actually.


140 posted on 08/16/2006 6:06:50 PM PDT by merry10
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To: This Just In
Let's see them take up arms.

After you.

141 posted on 08/16/2006 6:07:03 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (History shows us that if you are not willing to fight, you better be prepared to die)
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To: Aussie Dasher

I knew there was something there (about all of these folks) to appreciate. They just needed an excuse to express it.

It's not supporting the United States or George W. Bush. It's supporting Israel.

I'll take what I can get.

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.


142 posted on 08/16/2006 6:07:15 PM PDT by Phsstpok (Often wrong, but never in doubt)
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To: Deo volente

Did Nicole really dump Scientology? Good for her. Must have wanted to raise her children Catholic instead of in some cult. She woke up.


143 posted on 08/16/2006 6:07:15 PM PDT by dennisw (Confucius say man who go through turnstile sideways going to Bangkok)
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To: GretchenM
Looks like the Hollywood stars can't win. If they are against the war, they are commie leftist wackos and if they support the war and our troops, the Joos made them do it.

Did you ask that when James Woods castigated Bill Clinton for being a perjuring scumbag? Did you ask that when Heaton spoke out on behalf of the pro-life cause? Did you ask that every time Willis went out to entertain the troops?

Note the Aussie paper makes them sound like they are freedom fighters in uniform on the front lines:

BS. The article says they ran an ad, and "targets" is a political, marketing and medical term as well as a military one. You are allowing something to color your perception of the text.

144 posted on 08/16/2006 6:08:23 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (NewsMax gives aid and comfort to the enemy-- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1642052/posts)
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To: MAexile
Hezbollah and Hamas must be terrified. Well no surprise the Freeper Fringers and the Whine All the Time Choir, as usual, find something to whine about.

New thread, same old whining.

145 posted on 08/16/2006 6:08:39 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (History shows us that if you are not willing to fight, you better be prepared to die)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Nichole Kidman recently married Australian country music artist Keith Urban. I'm guessing he's pretty conservative, like many country music performers. She may be enjoying life with a real man for a change.
146 posted on 08/16/2006 6:08:58 PM PDT by keats5 (tolerance of intolerant people is cultural suicide)
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To: dennisw
Yeah. Crime Story was great. What was their theme tune again. It was from a popular tune of the early 60s. It's on the tip of my mind.
147 posted on 08/16/2006 6:09:11 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Join the DUmmie FUnnies PING List for the FUNNIEST Blog on the Web)
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To: JavaTheHutt

Never saw that movie. Maybe Michael Douglas needed the work or did it as a favor


148 posted on 08/16/2006 6:09:16 PM PDT by dennisw (Confucius say man who go through turnstile sideways going to Bangkok)
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To: PJ-Comix

DS- Run Away


149 posted on 08/16/2006 6:09:51 PM PDT by dennisw (Confucius say man who go through turnstile sideways going to Bangkok)
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To: bcsco
don't believe a word these people say outside of how it affects their own well being,p> And in other news, the Freeper Fringers find yet another excuse to throw a temper tantrum and whine hysterically.
150 posted on 08/16/2006 6:10:04 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (History shows us that if you are not willing to fight, you better be prepared to die)
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