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Boehner calls Limbaugh remarks "inappropriate"
msnbc.com ^ | March 2, 2012 | Frank Thorp, Luke Russert and Michael O'Brien

Posted on 03/02/2012 9:31:17 AM PST by John W

House Speaker John Boehner distanced himself on Friday from Rush Limbaugh, calling the conservative radio host's words toward a women's rights advocate "inappropriate."

Amid a growing media firestorm over comments Wednesday by Limbaugh toward Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown Law student who testified before a Democratic panel on the use of contraception, Washington's top Republicans said through a spokesman that Limbaugh was wrong.

"The speaker obviously believes the use of those words was inappropriate, as is trying to raise money off the situation," Boehner spokesman Michael Steel said in a statement.

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KEYWORDS: boehner; contraception; contraceptionmandate; crybaby; entitlements; johnboehner; limbaugh; progressivelite; rush; rushlimbaugh; sandrafluke; sandytheslut; spineless
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To: John W

boner is a dick... only smaller.

LLS


51 posted on 03/02/2012 9:53:20 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: John W

Oh great. Even if they were, why does the damn Speaker of the House have to get involved. Heck Rush can say whatever he wants. It is his radio show. If people don’t like it, then turn it off but for Republicans to start bashing a conservative is repulsive.


52 posted on 03/02/2012 9:53:41 AM PST by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: John W

believes the use of those words was inappropriate——

Only in the age of Obama are words inappropriate...well if Your not a Democrat...otherwise you can tell the citizenry to ‘go straight to hell’, call em ‘sonsabitches’, and ‘demons’, evenly falsely accuse people of spitting on you..yeah you can use words for that..


53 posted on 03/02/2012 9:54:52 AM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Argus

If you were right I personally wouldn’t listen to Rush.. But I do.


54 posted on 03/02/2012 9:55:19 AM PST by InterceptPoint (TIN)
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To: John W

You can’t buy a public endorsement of your program like this. Now you go cry it out, Bhonnie boy...


55 posted on 03/02/2012 9:55:31 AM PST by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: John W
And yet not a word of outcry from Nancy Pelosi and the Dems when Bill Clinton was alleged to have raped women by credible accusers...
56 posted on 03/02/2012 9:56:18 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: John W

If I had any liking for this guy it is all gone now. How he can pick on a private citizens comment and not give this WH any grief for breaking the laws on a daily basis is beyond me.


57 posted on 03/02/2012 9:56:29 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: John W

John Boener Is such a wimp its No wonder that the Republicans have been getting killed by Obama and the democRats.

He has to go.When will the house hold an election for a New Speaker of the House.Its well past time.


58 posted on 03/02/2012 9:56:59 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: All

I used to work with a special man at the Topeka Kansas Police Dept. He used to tell me, “Terri, people make me tired.” I never really understood what he meant until now.

You expect people on the left or those who aren’t engaged in politics to allow media in some ways to formulate their opinions. But those who honestly think for themselves and those who aren’t content to allow others to form their opinions actually FIND OUT FOR THEMSELVES what someone actually thinks or says or believes before they open their mouthes and make an unmitigated ass out of themselves.

People make me tired.


59 posted on 03/02/2012 9:57:16 AM PST by navymom1
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To: John W

Rush is right on this one.

That chick is pimping herself out and by her demand, of a so called right, that we pay for her contraceptives - She is a prostitute, a harridan, a filthy manx and apparently she sleeps around quite a bit.

Will she also demand we pay to treat her sexual diseases?

Does she not consider the cost her decision to have sex?

There is always a cost.

It costs money for drinks, it costs money for phone calls, it cost time to set up a boinking session, it costs money to make oneself attractive, it costs money for lingerie, it costs money for hotel rooms, it costs money for trips, it costs money to deal with UTI’s, it costs money to deal with warts, it costs money to deal with STD’s and, and, and, it costs a whole lot to manage HIV/AIDS.

here is the kicker:
She ain’t even heterosexual.

She’s is a paid shill from the licker cabinet.


60 posted on 03/02/2012 9:57:16 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: John W

Inappropriate for what or for whom?

A radio talk show about opinions? To people freely choosing to listen to the radio show and poke fun and ridicule obviously lying liberal tools??

Was that woman’s testimony about Georgetown students, many of them minors or under age 26 and thus eligible on parent health plans, paying tuition $50K plus per year, not being to afford birth control “appropriate”?

Does the Speaker in Congress now see himself as the judge of certain opinions and free speech as inappropriate in America?

Did Boehner ever condemn MEdia talking heads wishing for the death or assassination of Bush and Cheney and Palin or the Pope as “inappropriate”?


61 posted on 03/02/2012 9:58:01 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Marathoner

Boehner has a Primary Challenger named David Lewis. Perhaps it is time to send Lewis some cash prior to Tuesday? Would be nice to get Boehner out of there and get Rep. Gohmert nominated as Speaker.


62 posted on 03/02/2012 9:58:07 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (We the People are coming!!)
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To: Outlaw Woman
She & her friends sound like bitches in heat shoving their tails into any man’s face

A mannish-looking young lady claims in front of the nation that she has a constant need for contraceptive devices—so much so that she can't afford the cost? What that tells me is that she wishes us to think she is popular.

63 posted on 03/02/2012 9:58:22 AM PST by SamuraiScot
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To: John W; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; Impy; Pan_Yans Wife; ...
While Republicans should certainly not get advice on how to win elections from Rush, I can't understand why it is the House Speaker's job to comment on a talk radio host's monologue. Rush's job is to be outrageous and funny and he is. It is not Boner's job to manage Rush's show content.

Just because the House and MSNBC libs keep saying he must?

Has Boehner ever thought of being critical of Obama? just askin...

64 posted on 03/02/2012 9:58:53 AM PST by sickoflibs (You MUST support the lesser of two RINOs or we all die!)
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To: Tex-Con-Man
he seems to have a knack for undermining his own argument with some unfortunate term or use of language.

Oh contraire, Rush is a master of the language, he knows EXACTLY what he is saying and the effect it will have on the discourse.

65 posted on 03/02/2012 9:59:02 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: InterceptPoint

Time to ramp it up a little. Alinsky would ramp it up, and double down.


66 posted on 03/02/2012 9:59:27 AM PST by healy61
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To: John W

“The Little White Clown That Cried” opens up his piehole for something other than lunch with Obama, and this is the best he can do? He can’t even rise to the level of “pathetic” anymore.


67 posted on 03/02/2012 10:00:35 AM PST by niteowl77 (Ready to light the other end of this sham.)
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To: SuziQ

Last night I got into a heated debate with a old high school friend about this. My friend is a lawyer who has a job paid for by govt grants. He was highly offended by Rush’s comment said it was advocating sexual violence against women.

He couldn’t explain NOWs support for Slutwalk.
Nor did he care to address Bill Maher’s attacks on Christianity.
Nor the purpose behind this womans activism, which is to attack religious freedom.

On Georgetowns website they advise students their law degree will cost $150,000. So she can afford that but not $100 for the pill?


68 posted on 03/02/2012 10:00:38 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: InterceptPoint
We no longer have the luxury of ignoring such attacks and no one will stop the social issues from being front and center. The dims will keep them there. Rush has proved that every election where social issues were an issue... Conservatives have won. I will not turn my back on what is right because some are nervous about it. Nervous is a vacuum coming up a birth canal with a tool to rip the brain from an infant... before that infant has a chance at his/her RIGHT TO LIFE.

LLS

69 posted on 03/02/2012 10:01:08 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: John W

[Everyone except Hagen leaves]
Tom Hagen: Mike, why am I out?
Michael: You’re not a wartime Consigliari, Tom. Things could get rough with the move we’re making.
Don Corleone: Tom, I advised Michael. I never thought you were a bad Consigliari. I thought Santino was a bad Don, rest in peace. Michael has all my confidence as do you. But there are reasons why you must have nothing to do with what’s going to happen.
Tom Hagen: Maybe I could help.
Michael: You’re out, Tom.


70 posted on 03/02/2012 10:01:38 AM PST by tumblindice (zero+zero=zero)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I find Boners lack of leadership “inappropriate”. Which is more dangerous for the country? Rush’s remarks calling out a Left wing trick or Boner being a crying loser as House Speaker.

I certainly agree with you. The thing that drives me crazy is one day Boner will do one thing that is good for conservatives and then he will be called “our Savior” again. Vicious cycle that just drives me crazy. He is either going to be a good representative to conservatives all the time or he is not. He has chosen not too. Once every million years does not deserve any positive BZ.


71 posted on 03/02/2012 10:01:48 AM PST by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: FrankR

LOL


72 posted on 03/02/2012 10:02:22 AM PST by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: cripplecreek

“Boner is the gift that keeps on giving....like rectal warts.”
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...rectal warts that weep!


73 posted on 03/02/2012 10:02:44 AM PST by House Atreides
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To: John W
Most normal people know exactly the contents of what Rush said.

Boehner can cry all he wants but this is just another shot telling the Libtards that we're not going to sit idly by while they get to lie. We'll use personal attacks to point out their lies and hypocrisies.

74 posted on 03/02/2012 10:02:44 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: John W

What a neutered, immascualted cry baby jerk!


75 posted on 03/02/2012 10:03:00 AM PST by pgkdan (Rick Santorum 2012. Conservative's last, best chance!)
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To: John W

IMHO Rush is trying to make as big of a stink as possible about this issue right now, hopefully will go away before the general election campaign starts. The liberal media is doing a good job of burning conservatives on this topic.


76 posted on 03/02/2012 10:03:21 AM PST by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

“suggesting she video tape her sexual encounters and post them for our enjoyment. I could only shake my head. “

Yup. I was shocked to hear him say that. Really a dumb thing to say at the end of that segment.


77 posted on 03/02/2012 10:03:34 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: John W
That's the kind of crap that's going to make Pelosi Speaker again. Boehner is all blow and NO go.

Here's probably what happened:

Pelosi called obama saying do something about Rush.

obama called his new best friend McCain (has him on speed dial) saying do something about Rush.

McCain called Boehner saying do something about Rush.

Boehner called a press conference saying do something about Rush.

Rush goes on today and says EFF YOU PEOPLE.

I'm about 97% over the RINO's in both the House and Senate. The ONLY Republicans with ball$ are Issa and a few WOMEN, ie; Michelle Bachmann, Marsha Blackburn and Virginia Fox. I think all the rest wear pink panties and shave their legs. That includes my Rep and two Senators. Probably look close at all their finger-nails and see traces of finger nail polish, from partying the night before.

78 posted on 03/02/2012 10:04:04 AM PST by jmax
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To: John W

Boner hasn’t had an unspoken thought in his life.


79 posted on 03/02/2012 10:04:58 AM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: napscoordinator

Where are the Tea Party congressmen? They need to start putting serious pressure on the GOP leadership - reform or get the hell out.


80 posted on 03/02/2012 10:05:11 AM PST by littleharbour
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To: MNlurker

Count me disgusted along with you FRiend.


81 posted on 03/02/2012 10:05:25 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: John W

Today’s Lesson:

It’s not OK to call an activist who goes before Congress asking that the American people pay for her recreational sex a “slut”.

But it is OK to call Americans whose activism has absolutely nothing to do with sex, “tea-baggers”


82 posted on 03/02/2012 10:05:36 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: John W

I heard the program.

I was not offended.

I am, however, offended by Boehner.

And I am a WOMAN.


83 posted on 03/02/2012 10:05:40 AM PST by left that other site
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To: John W

Rush said that women who get paid to have sex are sluts/prostitutes.

Is that not true this week?


84 posted on 03/02/2012 10:06:47 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Pray Continued Victory for our Troops Still in Afghan!)
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To: Fiji Hill
Why do the House Republicans keep re-electing this loser? It’s time for Boner to go.

Haven't y'all figured this out by now?

85 posted on 03/02/2012 10:07:46 AM PST by Digger (If RINO is your selection then failure is your election)
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To: John W

John Boehner is often “inappropriate” lately.


86 posted on 03/02/2012 10:08:07 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: John W

Don’t worry John, she’s a slut. She’ll sleep with you even if you do cry about it...


87 posted on 03/02/2012 10:08:32 AM PST by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: sickoflibs
well ya knew another apology and surrender was comin even before the *outrage* and *shock* was screamed from all corners of the commies machine...

boner wont even publicly back Issa and Grassley on Fast & Furious, why would he stand with a mere talk show host ???

oh, BTW, need to pimp Matts book again...

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004JF4L98

88 posted on 03/02/2012 10:08:41 AM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: John W
The guy should have said, we have a free country and I don't say such things, but Rush is free to say what he things..We have free speech in this country...

The guy could have made a good point on free speech and caved and then went back to his office and shed a few tears.....

89 posted on 03/02/2012 10:08:51 AM PST by goat granny
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To: John W

I vote with Rush..... John will have a hard time collecting ANY dough from me


90 posted on 03/02/2012 10:08:54 AM PST by geo40xyz (BE PREPARED: Geo The Engineer so smart, he doesn't need a TelePrompter to speak. Unlike the AH:-))
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To: Gilbo_3

ooops...#EFAD essay at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004JF4L98


91 posted on 03/02/2012 10:10:03 AM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: littleharbour

Where are the Tea Party congressmen? They need to start putting serious pressure on the GOP leadership - reform or get the hell out.

That is true but they are too junior to go up against the senior guys. I know that is ridiculous but I swear that government is run like the military where “rank has it’s privileges”. They are probably told everyday where they are on the ladder and stay in your “pay grade”. I guarantee that is how it works. Otherwise you would have more freshmen speaking out. They know that they are not allowed to yet. One guy who sorta spoke out was Representative West who in his first term caused a bunch of drama (per GOP) and now he is being threatened with losing his seat.....I don’t doubt that the senior Republicans were part of this.


92 posted on 03/02/2012 10:10:15 AM PST by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: John W

Spineless - this would have been a perfectly good opportunity to address the real issue, whether the Federal Government has the right to tell private businesses and their insurance companies what procedures they have to cover. Instead he buys the obfuscation of the issue that the left has concocted here - the left loves this, they have everyone talking about Rush’s comments instead of the actual issue, and Boenher plays along....


93 posted on 03/02/2012 10:10:57 AM PST by utford
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To: John W

he probably won’t like this either:

http://www.facebook.com/SaveTheGeorgetownSluts


94 posted on 03/02/2012 10:11:54 AM PST by bigbob
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To: FrankR

I'd cut taxes every hour,
Slash regulatory powers
And make Obama whine.
And I never would be chicken,
'Cause his thin ass I'd be kickin'
If I only had a spine.

95 posted on 03/02/2012 10:13:02 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: John W

GD it, Boehner, get a clue.


96 posted on 03/02/2012 10:13:02 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Eagle of Liberty
Boehner has a Primary Challenger named David Lewis. Perhaps it is time to send Lewis some cash prior to Tuesday? Would be nice to get Boehner out of there and get Rep. Gohmert nominated as Speaker

Really? This is interesting. Let's keep this front & center.

97 posted on 03/02/2012 10:14:09 AM PST by Digger (If RINO is your selection then failure is your election)
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To: Fiji Hill

Why do the House Republicans keep re-electing this loser?

Because most of them are Dem lites like he is. We don’t need more GOP congressmen, we need more conservatives.


98 posted on 03/02/2012 10:14:15 AM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: John W
Boehner calls Limbaugh remarks "inappropriate"
 
I said Bohner would do this.
 
 
 

 Democrats urge Boehner to "repudiate" comments by Limbaugh on contraception testimony
CBS News ^ | 03/01/2012 | By Leigh Ann Caldwell

Posted on Thursday, March 01, 2012 7:07:57 PM by Responsibility2nd

A group of Democratic members of Congress are continuing the political war over contraception and the latest move puts House Speaker John Boehner on the spot. Seventy-five lawmakers are urging the speaker to "repudiate" comments made by conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

The Democrats signed a letter to the speaker over comments Limbaugh made on his show on Wednesday calling a Georgetown University law student and women's health advocate a "prostitute" and a "slut" after her testimony before a mock Congressional hearing on birth control coverage.

Using the airwaves to launch a "direct attack on a private citizen is unacceptable," New York Rep. Louise Slaughter wrote to Speaker Boehner. "Mr. Limbaugh repeatedly used sexually charged, patently offensive, and obscene language to malign the character of this courageous young woman who has chosen to be the voice for many of her peers," the letter said.

Boehner's spokesperson declined to comment on on the letter.

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


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KEYWORDS: boehner; limbaugh; sandytheslut; Click to Add Keyword
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Aw Jeez.

I'm betting Boehnead does it.

1 posted on Thursday, March 01, 2012 7:08:03 PM by Responsibility2nd
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99 posted on 03/02/2012 10:14:29 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This mean Liberals and/or Libertarians (Same Thing) NO LIBS.))
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To: utford

The establishment Republicans always....ALWAYS.... allow the Democrats to frame the debate. That is the main reason most are such losers.


100 posted on 03/02/2012 10:14:41 AM PST by sheana
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