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    New Study Confirms: “The United States Is No Democracy… But Actually An Oligarchy” Dominated By The Economic Elite

    Mac Slavo
    April 16th, 2014
    SHTFplan.com
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    Most Americans wake up every morning believing that they live in a democracy. We have the right to vote, the right to work, and the right to freely express our opinions without threat of imprisonment or worse. Our political leaders often tout the United States as being a democracy of and for the people. We even spend hundreds of billions of dollars a year spreading this democratic influence to the rest of the world.

    But a new study from researchers at Princeton and Northwestern University titled Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens starkly contrasts the notion that America provides an equal playing field for every citizen, as it was intended to do at its founding.

    After a multivariate analysis of key variables involving 1,179 policy issues the results provide “substantial support for theories of Economic Elite Domination,” wherein economic elites and organized groups representing business interests maintain “substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy,” while average citizens have little or no independent influence.

    Essentially, you as an average American citizen have no say whatsoever as it pertains to public policy, legislation, or regulation.

    A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, so that the answer to the study’s opening question, “Who governs? Who really rules?” in this country, is:

    “Despite the seemingly strong empirical support in previous studies for theories of majoritarian democracy, our analyses suggest that majorities of the American public actually have little influence over the policies our government adopts.

    Americans do enjoy many features central to democratic governance, such as regular elections, freedom of speech and association, and a widespread (if still contested) franchise. But, …” and then they go on to say, it’s not true, and that, “America’s claims to being a democratic society are seriously threatened” by the findings in this, the first-ever comprehensive scientific study of the subject, which shows that there is instead “the nearly total failure of ‘median voter’ and other Majoritarian Electoral Democracy theories [of America].

    When the preferences of economic elites and the stands of organized interest groups are controlled for, the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.”

    To put it short: The United States is no democracy, but actually an oligarchy.

    (Via CommonDreams.org)

    Given that even the Federal Reserve announced this morning that their policies make the rich much richer and the poor poorer, can anyone really argue with the fact that the political and socio-economic systems of this country are specifically designed to benefit the interests of the elite?

    As Congress debates cuts to food stamps and unemployment insurance to the tune of a few billions dollars, the government pumps tens of billions into the coffers of investment banks and financiers on a monthly basis.

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    (Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testify before Congress with other elite bankers)

    Those convicted of petty non-violent crimes like possession of marijuana could spend a lifetime in prison, while the individuals responsible for wiping away 40% of America’s wealth in the 2008 crash have not only avoided prosecution, but are rewarded within their respective organizations.

    Whistle blowers spreading the truth to the masses about the the duplicitous nature of politics and business have to hide in non-extradition countries to avoid prosecution for releasing “sensitive” material, all the while the elites who engaged in criminal acts like bribery, conspiracy and murder are hardly even given a second look.

    And just last week we saw a perfect example of elite domination in the form of a land grab when hundreds of government officials converged on the ranch of a family that has been engaging in the same activity for over a century without any trouble. That is, until a conniving Senator with ties to foreign companies determined it was in the best interests of his pocket book and legacy to force a rancher off public lands and put thousands of people in harms way just to achieve his ends.

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    The stories of such corruption and overreach against average Americans are countless and prove without a shadow of a doubt that, while we may call the United States of America a “democracy” or “republic,” it’s now only rooted in rhetoric and not reality.

    Economic and political cyclical analyst Martin Armstrong warns that it is this very effect of moving power from the people to the elites that led to the failure of previous ‘democratic’ societies:

    Dealing with Washington over the years taught me a lot. I have been inside the belly of the beast as well as on the outside. I have seen it all from every angle. Government is not run by democracy – it is a republic oligarchy pretending to be a democracy. Now a study is coming out an it confirms what I have seen over the years that this is just an American Oligarchy.

    There is no hope of honest politics until there is major serious reform. We are at the same point in our history as the fall of the Roman Republic and for the very same reasons – outrageous corruption..

    When we surrender our power, influence and money to the elite as we have done in modern day America, then we have likewise surrendered to them our liberty.

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    1. eppe says:

      An Alabama pastor said to his congregation, “Someone in this congregation has spread a rumor that I belong to the Ku Klux Klan.

      This is a horrible lie and one which a Christian community cannot tolerate. I am embarrassed and do not intend to accept this.

      Now, I want the party who said this to stand and ask forgiveness from God and this Christian family.

      No one moved. The preacher continued, “Do you have the nerve to face me and admit this is a falsehood?

      Remember, you will be forgiven and in your heart you will feel glory.

      Now stand and confess your transgression. Again, all was quiet.

      Then, slowly, a drop-dead gorgeous blonde with a body that would stop a runaway train rose
      from the third pew.

      Her head was bowed and her voice quivered as she spoke, Reverend there has been a terrible misunderstanding.

      I never said you were a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

      I simply told a couple of my friends that you were a wizard under the sheets.
      Too early???

      The preacher fell to his knees, his wife fainted, and the congregation roared.

      Life is short, smile while you still have teeth.

      Give me an Amen sister!

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      • the renegade braveheart says:

        Eppe, your humor is priceless, I don’t care what anyone else says. keep it coming.

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        • Gods Creation says:

          You can still have “self governing” if yo take it upon yourself to do so.

          The corp want’s you to believe otherwise so you worship the oligarchy.

          Tell the F-off every chance you get, and you are as close to freedom as you can be.

          Ad DO NOT forget the “guarantee” clause of the Constitution. There is only one thing the US corp owes you. A Republican form of government that respects you as the source of ALL power.

          It lacks standing in any other matter for failure to fulfill it’s obligation.

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          • Be informed says:

            Simply put, the government, any good government, is suppose to be run by those that BEST represent the people. Whom is that? Someone extremely wealthy? How many people are extremely wealthy? How about someone that respects the Constitution and WILL NOT go against it to just to suit their own personal needs. How about someone whom is a hard working American running the country and can understand what it is like to have good jobs shipped overseas to free trade with the enemy?

            The Greeks had the utophia type of leaders. Those that wanted to lead, not control, on the sole purpose of doing what was right for the society as a whole. These people would lead without any glorification, special rewards, or anything besides the basic income for living, like a regular job. These people would not take anything bribes. They would have conscience. Unfortunately those type of people would never get to lead here because they are too honest and have too much integrity.

            I guess until people wise up, which will be likely way too late, the same f wads will get voted into office that represent ONLY the very well to do. Every election cycle I hear this mass outcrying of getting rid of congress, yet very few people ever lose their positions. It is puzzling how 89% of the people can disapprove of congress, yet the same characters get more than 50% of the vote, even with a good third party candidate running. Just shows that we are in it until the end, and that end is approaching like a killer comet.

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            • the renegade braveheart says:

              Good evening, BI, and another spot-on analysis. I agree these same things will persist until the balloon goes up.

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              • Be informed says:

                @ Braveheart.

                The government is the servant, NOT THE MASTER. The people, it is too bad that the majority of them have yet to figure this one out. :(

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                • Daniel says:

                  The Founding Fathers are turning in their graves…After all they’ve been thru, look at the mess America turned into.

                  There was actually something similar to this in that prepper card game Conflicted….that shit is becoming reality…

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                • the renegade braveheart says:

                  BI, in times past, that was the arrangement or at least was supposed to be. We’ve got to have the reset so we can get back to the original arrangement.

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              • Them Guys says:

                Are we Witness to a FIRST EVER Event at SHTF?:

                As I have never yet recalled seeing in ANY SHTF articles Photos the Symbol of a SIX POINTED, synagouge of Satan Star! As evidenced upon Joe Libbermans TIE, as well as Hobammys Suit Lapel Pin aka israeli six poit star(star of rephaim aka satanic star) FLAG!

                Bravo Mac for posting what many more folks Today know is Facts when compared to any other time in america.

                ALSO: All You red thumbers and Naysayers…Take NOTE at Lower photo with 8 men seated at congress hearings etc..

                ALL, thats ALL EIGHT are Tribeal jew bankster swindlerizers and scamsters Galore..8 of the TOP zio jew bankster tribe that are LOYAL to ONLY Israel and international jewry…And Share with FEW others in Blame for the vast Ruination of America.

                Just gander down that table line of sight in photo…8 Hooked shnozola tribal jew swindlers in a fuckin Row…8 Outta 8! 100% jew…Take note naysayers.

                Also TOP photo shows 5 Goyim, and counting Hobammy as tribe due to his momma is jewish, we see 5 goyims VS 8 tribe jewish officials in some of the highest positions possible in america. I count Hillery as jewish also since a few months ago she Admited shes jewish…As well as far right Man standing with Back to Us…With such Disproportionate huge numbers of jewish folk in Both photos when compared to national jew population around 1.7% to “maybe” 2% Total…Its Most Likley that guy too is tribe jew scamer…5 Goyin Vs 8 jewish swindlers..

                And we still see so many folks claim Moooslims runs america and hollywood and banks etc?!!!

                Thanks for a nice vivid Display of the TRUE Evil that six point star represents in the ongoing destructions of usa Mac…

                Best Friends and Allies?….Then who needs any enemys?

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                • sharonsj says:

                  You are a wacko. Obama’s mother wasn’t Jewish; her parents were Christians and she later considered herself an athiest. Hillary Clinton is a Christian. You have Jews on the brain (what little brain you have).

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                • Pissed Off Granny says:

                  Themguys:

                  Wow! What a great post! I hope to see (Lie)berman’s Israelie tie around his throat when Americans finally learn what a turncoat he is.

                  The whole gang in the pictures of this post should be tried for treason and hanged……

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              • Urban Dog says:

                Princeton and NW. Completely full of shit and ivory tower illuminati. Unless they say something SHTF believes in. Then they are golden.

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            • Mich says:

              It’s a free country,

              if you play by their rules.

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              • KY Mom says:

                Off Topic, but could effect all of us…

                ‘BIGGEST LAND GRAB IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD’

                Requested EPA authority over streams would ‘freeze’ economy

                “In a move lawmakers and farmers are calling “the biggest land grab in the history of the world,” the Environmental Protection Agency is requesting jurisdiction over all public and private streams in the United States that are “intermittent, seasonal and rain-dependent.”

                “The EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in late March jointly released a proposed rule, Waters of the United States, in an effort to clarify which streams and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act.”

                “According to congressional budget testimony last week, Waters of the United States would give the EPA authority over streams on private property even when the water beds have been dry, in some cases for hundreds of years.”

                “A community needing to build on private land that had on it one of these so-called streams that you considered a waterway under the new rule would have to travel thousands, hundreds of miles to D.C., to get approval,”

                “This would absolutely freeze economic activity in this country.”

                WND dot com

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                • Gods Creation says:

                  “”"Waters of the United States”"”

                  They can have all the waters “of” the United States (DC), but it will be a cold day in hell when they get all of the water “in” the united States.

                  If people only knew the difference between the 3 definitions of United States, and the meaning of the word “of”, we could dispense with all of the jurisdiction jumping that the corp does.

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                • PA farmer says:

                  This is great, frist I have to fence the creeks so the cattle cant get in them and drink, then have to have a manure plan for any feilds that would have run off near creek that goes for speading manure. Now they just plane out right want to own them. Nice. This is baby stepping Agenda 21..

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              • lonelonemum says:

                I don’t know about the US, cos I don’t live there but here in the UK I would make it compulsory that EVERY candidate for parliament must first have done a REAL job for at least a decade before standing for election. No apprenticeships as a parliamentary lobbyist or minion straight of of University allowed.

                By real job I don’t actually care if they have held down a post as a factory cleaner or a University professor but the role must have included no political affiliations.

                Banned occupations for qualification would include:-

                Trade Union rep
                Campaigning charitable foundations (eg pro life, the cats home etc, etc)
                Lobbyist
                Marketing/PR roles within corporations.
                Community Organiser

                In other words real life industry experience of jobs with no political affiliations.

                Some of the problem is that when I look at our political leaders, not one of them would be considered to have enough basic integrity to help out on a Saturday at a Mom and Pop shop! (too high a risk of fingers in the till!)

                From the little I’ve seen of American Politics you have a similar issue. WTF is a “community organiser” ffs?

                The US is a REPUBLIC anyway, not a democracy and it irritates the fook out of me when the two terms are confused. It’s an important distinction and one that was supposed to ensure that your Government worked for YOU, and that you never became mere subjects like us Brits, but remained citizens in perpetuity.

                As it is all I can do is slowly clap at the article – democratic representation across the Western World has been but a myth for decades now.

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                • durango kidd says:

                  The NWO PTB never get the message in America until there is blood on the streets and their interests are threatened.

                  This time, may it be their blood on the streets of America.

                  Just be sure that OUR cause is just and Constitutional. Rancher Bundy is not Rosa Parks. :-(

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                • al uhrich says:

                  Hmm, you like to day dream like I do

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                • yourmotherwaswrong says:

                  durango kidd says:

                  “Just be sure that OUR cause is just and Constitutional.

                  I don’t think you know what “just,” and “Constitutional” mean.

                  “To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of Particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings.” ~ Article I, Section 8, Clause 17 of the US Constitution.

                  The “Enclave Clause” in the constitution essentially says the Federal government has jurisdiction over the “District of Columbia,” Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings.

                  The Federal Government has no constitutional authority over “Public Lands” in Nevada, or any other public lands for that matter. Public Lands in Nevada fall under the jurisdiction of the State of Nevada.

                  Anyone claiming the Bundy case is not a constitutional case, is just plain ignorant, or a troll.

                  The Bundy case is not about “grazing fees.” Grazing fees are a red herring that distract from the real issue; a constitutional issue.

                  The constitution is under constant assault, and the Bundy case is just another example of that process.

                  The durango kidd aids in that assault with his willful ignorance.

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                • Them Guys says:

                  Lonly Mum: You could drastically Consolidate Your great Plan!….Just do as that england King Before cromwells scam did when england was brought BACK to Peace and Propserity for aprox 300+ yrs!….Recall That “GOOD” King prior to cromwell?..All he had to do to Fix england for good(till cromwell swindled crown away etc) was to Issue a King Decree that Forbade any jews from any positions of politics, banks, finance, teaching, lower schools And Univ both, and disallowed any to testify at legit court proceedings due to their religion of Talmudic Pharisee zionizim promotes Lying, Stealing, swindeling, and killing off of all NON jews.

                  Shortly after That decree Failed to fix it totally…he issued another decree that completely BOOTED em all Out…History reveals england Never had it better for 300+ yrs!

                  PS I’d wager if You check backgrounds, ALL or very Close to ALL current political officials in British Parliment etc etc are jewish. And the FEW who aint…Are totally Sold Out to jewish intrests…

                  So once again what That prior good king did to restore englands peace, prosperity and overall well being again for 300+ yrs…Can much more easily be acomplished by copy catting Him….BOOT em OUT!

                  There are very good reasons that tribe has been booted out from 109 countires since past 2000 yrs for grand total boot outs of aprox 250 times total…

                  And those good reasons are NOT because as jews would have You believe its Always due simply to, jews get booted every pace they infiltrate and Ruin due to their being always Innocent “Victims”…(SEE Two Photos at top article again for proof of jews “innocent” actions!).

                  DISCLAIMER: In Order to ward off or Head off various whinners, cryers and other delusional folks trapped in utter deluded darkness wherever Truth is found…

                  YES! I fully agree with You Naysayers! I agree its always that 99+% that do wrongs and evils, that make the rest of the good ones also look bad….Thats a real shame I agee. Its also a case of, Balls in Their court to remedy that problem eh…

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                • durango kidd says:

                  YMWW: Wrong again!!! LMAO!!! :-)

                  Nevada was acquired by the Federal government as lands confiscated from Mexico in 1948. With that acquisition by war, ALL of the land within the boundaries of Nevada, such as they were, became the People’s Land; with the exception of such private land as the US Government may have recognized.

                  Therefore the BLM as the manager of the People’s Land is authorized to collect grazing fees for Forage.

                  Try again, dumbshit!!! :-)

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                • yourmotherwaswrong says:

                  durango kidd says:

                  “Nevada was acquired by the Federal government as lands confiscated from Mexico in 1948.”

                  LOL… As usual, you don’t know what you’re talking about.

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              • Highspeedloafer says:

                I’m just glad that the elites at Princeton and Northwestern have caught up with this crowd.

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            • KY Mom says:

              The government has made a very public example of some gov. workers who spoke out about “wrong doing”.

              Obama has Prosecuted More Whistleblowers than All Other Presidents COMBINED…But Refuses to Go After White Collar Criminals
              http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/04/obama-has-prosecuted-more-whistleblowers-than-all-other-presidents-combined.html

              Despite Pledge of Open Government, Obama Prosecuting Whistle-Blowers as Spies

              The message to government workers seeking to expose waste, fraud and abuse is “see nothing, say nothing, don’t speak out — otherwise we’ll HAMMER YOU.”

              Despite a transparency promise, the Obama administration DENIES over 300,000 information requests in a year.

              http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-10-18/obama-pursuing-leakers-sends-warning-to-whistle-blowers.html

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              • Them Guys says:

                Hobammys Next Prez Exec Order will likely be:

                new exec order/demands to have ALL current models of the Three wize Monkys, aka “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” Rounded Up, turned In, and all destroyed!

                To Imeadiatly be replaced by the NEW Improved model of now FOUR wize monkys that will closely resemble the original Three monkys…But will now Include Hobammy as the FOURTH Monky of all new platic model statues etc.

                Hobammys new fourth Monky inclusion will have as His slogan…”Do Nothing to Halt such Evils”!

                New Four wize monkys displays are mandated to include a fresh copy of a Fake birth certificate that shows hobammys orign was his birth inside the cages at the Detroit ZOO!…Which of Course proves beyond all doubt he indeed is a “Natural Born” chimpyboy american!

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            • posseecom says:

              “The Moral legitimacy to govern us has been lost”…period!

              I need say no more..

              BTW..this is an exact quote from Southern Prepper

              Take it as you will.

              Be ready..

              possee

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              • Possee: I am always hesitant to put timelines on things of this nature because others have the ability to move it on a sliding scale. But with states like MO deciding that they won’t abide by federal gun regulations and others asserting their states rights I believe that the feds are getting boxed in and the time is getting short for them to act against all of us.

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            • Swinging on a star says:

              For me, I have all the freedom I desire, right in my own home. I can believe what I want, I can be politically incorrect and no one will debase me, I can eat what I want, keep what I want, leave when I want and say whatever the hell I want. If they take that away from me then that is the day I lose my freedom.

              These elite imbeciles are missing out on the true meaning of life and the joy of being alive. Hearing the birds, looking at the trees, the sky, breathing the air, the amazing things that are all around us. The elite are shallow, materialistic, incompetent, and most definitely people that I actually pity. They have no heart, no dignity, no spirituality and certainly no souls.

              Perhaps we can’t stop them or their devious plans but we can shut them out of our homes and look down upon them because they are the lowest forms of life, similar to the cowardly, sneaky, opportunistic cockroach.

              I would rather shovel horse manure all day every day then spend one minute with any of the elite idiots.

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            • db427 says:

              IT REALLY COMES DOWN TO CHARACTER
              we have all made our fair share of mistakes when it comes to judging another human being as to being a part of our lives. we are poor judges in general, and that could be our worst enemy in and of itself. preps mean nothing if we don’t have our own heads out of our ass, and trust just one, just one, that will either turn us over, or stab when the timing is correct for them to do so.
              I have very little faith anymore in humanity, but soon, I will have to do so, as will the rest of us, choose wisely, as if your life (and family) depended on it.
              maybe it is because good people don’t want to believe it can happen, or always look for the positive side… it is getting to the point of yes or no.
              we have all been fooled before, if it happens post shtf, It could mean death to more than yourself.
              I am looking for the best, but more often then not, I see the worst
              I see a lot of zombies that are drug dependent
              takers that are gov’t dependent
              workers that are willing to do what it takes
              fools that believe it will be ‘OK’
              preppers that believe they are ‘ready’
              even I know I am not ready for what lies ahead, it will be ugly indeed, and none of us should wish for it.
              character of ones self will be substantial in the soon to be future of our lives.
              it’s no longer the time to tip the cow, or lead the sheep, it is time for thinking.
              most times I post anything I regret it. oh well.

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              • Them Guys says:

                Frankfurt School of Cultural Communism, has for at least 50 years now been falsely convinceing gulible americans.

                For a Nation where as many as 87-90% folks claim to be christians. And considering the fact that a chapter of the New testement in the bible advises, No, Commands us that we must understand, then Learn to discern that there are TWO main types people.

                One type belong to a long list of aprox 12-15 different types, IE: unbelievers, Liars, Murders, Cowards(at top of List!) etc etc….They ALL belong to Darkness, and to their master of it, Satan.

                The other folks are of the LIGHT-side, and are Gods children. Paul the apostle writer commands not only that we learn to discern between the two differing types peoples….BUT He ends his chapter with one Final Command..That being..

                “From Such, Turn Away from”….Meaning have zero, Nothing at all to do with such folks as long as they continue to remain rejectors of Christ/His words/commands etc.

                However as I said prior americans for over 50 yrs now have been under the spell of cultural marxism, and far leftist marxist Kommies controlling it all.

                They have been able to totally convince a vast huge majority of folks in usa, christians included, to seek the exact Oposite of what Paul commands christians to do.

                Instead of always trying to include everybdody as, equals, neighbors, friends, fellow americans etc…Christians, that self proclaimed 87-90% of folks are instead to seek to Seperate away from all on Pauls list of people that belong to Satan and darkness.

                Not come togeter as One in all things…Seperate into Our side VS their side of darkness, lest we too become as they are.

                Whenever Good or righteousness compromises with wrongs and evil or darkness…Good Always Loses period.

                For what, other than wrongs and evil and darkness, has their side to contribute in that exchange so necessary for any compromise?..God has only Good to offer in an exchange with darkness…Why would any of the Good or Light side that are children of God want to make any compromise or exchange of Our good in order to recieve the other sides dark evils?….Makes little to NO sense eh.

                Yet thats precicely what most folks have been totally convinced is the only proper method to “fix” america with!

                And Thats precicely How Frankfurt School Cultural Marxism operates and functions!…By use of Dialetics where Evil creates a problem, fans flames till its festering, then steps In to offer Their soultion. Thesis + Antithesis=Synthysis….Which Always by Plan leads to the NEXT problem or “thesis” and also requires another antithesis to make synthysis…A process designed to never get completed so we folks all are always faced with never ending series of troubles one after another.

                Does That resemble what folks Here and most other places today so complain about or what?…Folks everywheres keep saying “Gee why does it seem we see so many problems all at same time? and why do they Keep pileing up faster than we can even recognize them”?

                I will Tell You Why!…Franfurt school of cultural Marxist Communism, and hegelian Dialetics process!

                Which convinces Good folks like christians to Toss Out Biblical tried and true methods as Paul taught, to Seperate from that side and come together as One with ONLY Our own mebership…And replace that with Marxist kommie methods as taught and as I described here.

                NEWS FLASH! As Paul says.NO we are NOT all the same and all equals. Equal as far as the bil of rights? YES! as in rule of law equals? YES!…And thats about where equality begins and Ends.

                Sorry if that breaks a few bubbles or ruffles any emotions or ‘feelings” but Reality is there are no other equals…Talk of equal and same but for “skin color” etc.

                Such wrong, Unchristian, Un biblical beliefs based on Frankfurt marxist Kommizim has led to also equality of Marriage when Two males or Two femals decide to marry!

                Mark My words…That Soon is going to lead to animals equality with Humans, then lead to a human marries a dog or donky or cow etc…Then Marries Multi mate-horses or cows etc….Marry the entire Herd!…Screw every animal on Farms! Beastility equal with hetro marriages!

                Say, Lets remove All Borders and Barriers while we equalize everything possible….

                Very soon after, nothings left to distinguish good vs evil or Light and Gods kids Vs Satans kids of darkness eh!

                Which IS Exactly what the Main Goal desires of Cultural marxist kommies has been all along…Close to now completion based upon their ages, centuries Old method of “BY Deception You shall Do…..”

                That by deception slogan stands for Much more than simply state of Israels national slogan of “by deception you shall cause Wars”…It Is that too…and so Much More!

                Do you get it Yet?

                One More clue: Why the hell do you think so often you hear on every tv MSM news and every politition Rail viciously against “Seperatists” and “Seperatizim”?

                Could it be due to Their evil haterd of christians, Christ and the bible of christianity itself? Which as I explained teaches us to SEPERATE! Away from that Darkness side and ALL who are of it!

                DISCLAIMER: For those Really deluded, Emotionaly based on all decisions, and in general biblically Illiterate folks that may read this posting…

                By SEPERATE, Separatism, or Separatist it does NOT refer to Racial seperates etc..In some cases it can. However it mainly means that there exists TWO differing types of Human persons….Those who are righteous and good, which by biblical definition are Christians of Gods children.

                And the other folks who reject Christ, reject righteousness, reject Moral absolutes etc…YES thats their choice…And Ours on that Good side is the choice to SEPERATE from all such types…That may include Blacks, Germans, Irish, Brits, Jews, whatever and whomever….Which is why discernment is so critical to Learn prior so to be able to Properly seperate ourselves from their side etc. Anybody who dislikes this agenda of seperatisim, regardless what the reasons are…Thats too Bad. As True christians we Are mandated to do such. If that emotionally disturbs others or is too difficult to acomplish for some folks…Thats Too Bad also…Deal with it.

                It Is simply the many Falsehoods taught to You by, Franfurt school trained cultural marxist kommies, that cause you to think or believe that Seperate and equal cannot co exist, seperatly of course. Equal per Law and BOR rights that is. One tends to Become like those he or she hangs out with or joins with etc…Good should seperate to Remain only With Others Good. Gods teachings Vs Franfurt cultural Kommies teachings!…I shall remain with God on the issues. You choose which of the Only Two that exist, for You.

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            • Gregory8 says:

              Be Informed: The answer is really quite simple; each and every one of us is to blame because we all honestly believe that it’s “other folk’s” congressmen and senators that are evil but that our own are the good ones worth saving. and why does each state feel that way? Because each local is grateful for their congressmen and senators for sending “pork” their way in form of various government programs and works. All the other folks throughout the country decry the ‘waste’ that you got but love and accept the stuff they get. All the members of both houses know this and play this little game of “us against them” because it gets them reelected almost every time as you’ve just pointed out. Everyone’s “good project”, is considered “wasteful pork” by everyone else.

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              • MXLord327 says:

                Not me, my Representative is a complete idiot, along with one of my Senators. The other Senator, the “good” one is still way below average….

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          • Ordinary Average Guy says:

            All this brought to you by those who value entertainment and leisure above personal knowledge and keeping things in check. Its the same as rich people ripped off by their accountants and lawyers. They just want to enjoy the good life and sign where the accountants and lawyers say…without asking why and what for. We have doomed ourselves (collectively not by individual)

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        • Miss DeeDee says:

          Eppe,
          Thanks again
          The best part of your comment was
          ” Smile while you still have teeth ”
          I laughed so hard my dentures popped out !!!
          Take Care
          — Miss Dee Dee

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      • 9er Xray says:

        Eppe – That is EXCELLENT! We ALL need a great laugh while i a world of insanity. Keep up the humor.

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      • knightindullarmor says:

        OFF-Topic (but important)

        Oathkeepers.org is DOWN. NOT due to maintenance. It was a hack, most likely not by anyone like anonymous because the anons seem to be ‘on our side’.

        I have heard that other patriot group websites are down as well but havn’t verified as of yet. But OK.org is down and it was NOT done by anyone in OK, I have heard such from the president of my state’s OK chapter.

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        • durango kidd says:

          Ladies and gentlemen, I have just lost ALL respect for Sheriff Mack. His leadership is not someone that I can follow or emulate. This is a serious breach in leadership:

          “Richard Mack, a Bundy supporter who served as sheriff of Graham County, Ariz., between 1988-1997, told Fox News on Monday about a planned strategy if “rogue federal agents” had opened fire.

          “We were actually strategizing to put all the women up at the front,” he said on Fox News, according to TheBlaze.com. “If they are going to start shooting, it’s going to be women that are going to be televised all across the world getting shot by these rogue federal officers.”

          Sorry My Peeps, I am going to have to reset, the reset button with that. No heroes here.

          :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

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      • JustMe says:

        In a different time, a different circumstance, that would be funny. Given the nature of the article, it’s inappropriate.

        But then, that’s how we got here…

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        • Outlaw says:

          +1
          I just scroll past the jokes, most enjoy them, no harm no foul. Still plenty to be learned here. Just gotta know who’s comments add the value you are looking for and read those.

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          • JustMe says:

            I know, and get it. Maybe I’m losing my sense of humor. But immediately after that article, an article about the state of this country, the joke seemed inappropriate.

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            • Outlaw says:

              It’s very hard to keep a sense of humor in these times. I actually have started litening to music more during the days instead of talk radio. It’s gone so far that I really don’t need to hear anymore, I am just waiting for the fallout.

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              • Papa "J" says:

                I agree, except Andrew Wilkow.

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                • Them Guys says:

                  A MUST READ ARTICLE!!!

                  “The Pathetic Apologetics of Caroline Glick” at:

                  www dot incogman dot net Orig article from Kevin McDolnald’s website of Occidential Observer dot com

                  This Womans speech to NY necons event a MUST READ!!

                  I have to say that Caroline Glick may be the most extreme case I have ever encountered. One struggles for words to describe her rabid ethnocentrism and how it blinds her to the most obvious realities. Jews are morally superior paragons of rationality, responsible for everything good in the world, including Western institutions of democracy and individual freedom. With only a few exceptions (non-Jews who accept the tutelage of Jews), non-Jews are, as Brenton Sanderson phrases it, “brutish and irrational embodiments of evil” while Jews are “reasoning, intelligent moral paragons.”

                  Truly breathtaking. It’s terrifying to think that such a person is a highly praised and powerful member not only of the Israeli political establishment but is also a well-established figure in neoconservative circles and the media in the US. (a Fox TV “Darling” often on fox tv).

                  Caroline Glick is an American-born Israeli journalist and the deputy managing editor of The Jerusalem Post. She is also the Senior Fellow for Middle East Affairs of the Washington DC-based neoconservative Center for Security Policy. A radical Zionist, Glick migrated to Israel in 1991 and served in the Israeli Defense Force before going on to serve as assistant foreign policy advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

                  Glick has been showered with awards and praise from Zionist and Jewish organizations. In 2003 the Israeli newspaper Maariv named her the most prominent woman in Israel. She was the 2005 recipient of the Zionist Organization of America’s Ben Hecht award for Outstanding Journalism

                  In 2009 she received the Guardian of Zion Award from Bar Ilan University in Tel Aviv. In 2012 The David Horowitz Freedom Center announced the hiring of Glick as the Director of its “Israel Security Project.”

                  Inevitably, given the Jewish stranglehold over the American media, Glick is given a regular platform to espouse her Jewish supremacist views in The Wall Street Journal, the National Review, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Sun-Times, The Washington Times and many other newspapers and journals around the world. She is also a regular pundit on MSNBC and the Fox News channel.

                  Glick recently gave to a neoconservative audience entitled “Why the Jews?” In this speech the “brilliant and outspoken” Glick explains to us the “roots of genocidal Jew hatred.” She begins by telling her audience that:
                  I don’t want to talk specifically about the ideology of Islamic anti-Semites or genocidal Jew-haters or European or Leftist people who want to destroy Jewish power and make us all needy and begging for our very lives. I want to talk about what all of the enemies of the Jewish people throughout the ages share.
                  (SNIP)

                  So the “brilliant and out-spoken” Glick begins her speech with a tautology: that the enemies of the Jewish people throughout the ages all shared one thing in common — they regarded the Jews as their enemies. Glick melodramatically claims that anyone who has ever opposed Jewish influence or even discussed it critically necessarily harbored a “genocidal blood-lust” against the Jews. Of course, unmentioned by Glick is the fierce and implacable Jewish hostility to non-Jews that has echoed down through the ages—from the enthusiastic and vastly disproportionate Jewish Partisipation in the Bolshevik mass murder of millions of Eastern Europeans in the early twentieth century to the Fear and Loathing of White Christian America that results in overwhelming Jewish support for massive non-White immigration into Western nations.

                  Jewish hostility toward non-Jews is also exemplified by the egregious Double Standard which as, Israel Shahak notes, is alive and well in Glick’s favorite country:

                  Anyone who lives in Israel knows how deep and widespread these attitudes of hatred and cruelty to towards all Gentiles are among the majority of Israeli Jews. Normally these attitudes are disguised from the outside world, but since the establishment of the State of Israel, the 1967 war and the rise of Begin, a significant minority of Jews, both in Israel and abroad, have gradually become more open about such matters.

                  In recent years the inhuman precepts according to which servitude is the “natural” lot of Gentiles have been publicly quoted in Israel, even on TV, by Jewish farmers exploiting Arab labor, particularly child labor.

                  ARTICLE Continued at Incogmans dot net website

                  Does YOUR neocon repub REP or Sen adhere to This Rabidly Racist Master Race jewish Woman? AIPAC sure does!

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      • Stan522 says:

        It’s no democracy and it is no longer a republic…. the elite, the rich and the connected have different rules…..

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      • Anonymous says:

        so funny I forgot to laugh haha hoho heehee

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    2. We’ve noticed.

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      • sixpack says:

        It took some of the brightest minds THIS LONG to come to the conclusion that most of us have known for our entire adult lives?

        I guess this is proof that even sheep can shake off the trance eventually…like right about the time they DIE.

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        • the renegade braveheart says:

          Sixpack, those “brightest minds” are really DENSE minds.

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        • RickInOregon says:

          This report came from Princeton and Northwestern and used code words like equality and democracy. Coming from a university those words have different meanings than what the average person understands them to mean. They neglected to mention some of the other players that have contributed to the down fall such as, public employee unions and environmental extremist along with many others including those that were mentioned in the article.

          What we have isn’t a single form or type of governance, what we have has never existed before. We have a behemoth with many parts that act independently of one another with different goals and with the only commonality being the desire for self enrichment, power and feeding at the public troth. Many of those that wield power are so far apart that they can’t see one another over the horizon yet they all exist at the same time and feed at the same troth. The one that seem to most benefit from this form of governance is the entrenched bureaucracy. The bureaucracy is like the expanding universe, the larger it gets the farther away the plants we exist on get from one another.

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    3. River-Rat says:

      COWARDS DIE MANY TIMES,

      THE VALIANT TASTE OF DEATH BUT ONCE.

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    4. Satori says:

      What’s the Difference Between Fascism, Communism and Crony-Capitalism? Nothing

      http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2014/04/whats-difference-fascism-communism-crony-capitalism-nothing.html

      “Hands Down” Bush Was Tougher on Corporate America than Obama

      http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2014/04/hands-bush-tougher-corporate-america-obama.html

      when the average American heard Obama talking about “hope and change”
      many mistakenly thought he was talking to them
      NO
      he’s bought “hope and change” to Wall Street

      and when he was talking about “redistributing the wealth”
      many middle class screamed that he was going to take their money and give it to the poor

      silly Murikans
      wealth is flowing from the bottom (that would be US)
      to the very top

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      • TimTheCrusader says:

        Like Obama said, he wants a “trickle-up” system, where the wealth goes from the poor/middle-class to the rich.

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        • Communism in many ways is a system where an elite pretend to care about the poor in order to consolidate control. In this sense Obama fits the definition of a communist. I love when ignorant liberals whine that Obama is not a communist because he’s not actually doing anything for the poor.

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    5. Satori says:

      George Carlin had it right years ago

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5dBZDSSky0

      “it’s a big club
      and YOU ain’t in it”

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    6. jerrytbg says:

      “….But Actually An Oligarchy”

      Well duh…

      Why is it that it takes overwhelming evidence for so many to see the truth…

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      • Most still won’t see the truth, unfortunately… Until they can no longer afford food or a roof over their head, it won’t even register on their radar… and even then it may not register.

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        • jerrytbg says:

          I believe it will register with upwards of 60% soon….
          But it will be too late…
          Cause when we get there the switch will be thrown and blamed on who or whatever…
          It’ll be instant anarchy… and that’s the part that scares me, not for my own safety, but those unsuspecting and harmless good people who won’t stand a chance and don’t deserve to be rotting corpses in the street…

          THAT… is where I see this going…
          And I am begging to be wrong…so you all can have a good laugh at my expense…I’ll buy the first and last round.

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        • JustMe says:

          Mac,

          Have you heard of Micheal Ruppert’s (From the Wilderness) death?

          Any comments on it?

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          • durango kidd says:

            It is an Oligarchy and it has a name: The New World Order. The NWO controls both political parties who have divided up America state by state, county by county, precinct by precinct; and doles out contracts and freebees to the Party faithful to maintain their control and direct their Agenda.

            100 million American gun owners hold the future of this nation in their hands. Organize, communicate, volunteer, donate, and vote. Create a Freedom Cell where you live.

            All politics are local. Begin there, where you live. Don’t stop until you have reached the top of the pyramid. :-)

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    7. Sgt. Dale says:

      The day will come and soon when there money will mean nothing. When that happens there will be a lot of ornaments hanging from them!!!!
      Let them laugh now they will be just hanging around later.
      A.S.M.S.
      Sgt.

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    8. Kevin2 says:

      The next study will prove beyond a doubt that shit stinks and should not be eaten.

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      • the renegade braveheart says:

        kevin2, can I use one of our trolls to prove that?

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      • sixpack says:

        Yeah, but then the questions will arise:

        What kind of shit?
        Does shit contain GMOs?
        What is the origin of shit?
        Does the color matter?
        What can we do about it?
        Does shit contribute to global warming?
        What impact does shit have on the environment?
        How much will it cost the global community to decrease our shit foot print?

        THERE IS NO HOPE FOR MANKIND…

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        • the renegade braveheart says:

          Sixpack, you bring up some interesting points. I didn’t know shit could be so complicated. Get rid of all the shit and mankind will have a chance.

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    9. Satori says:

      Fed Policies Have Made The Rich Much Richer”, Fed President Admits

      http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-04-16/fed-policies-have-made-rich-much-richer-fed-president-admits

      “government of the wealthy,by the wealth,for the wealthy”

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    10. Sovo says:

      Off topic –
      It’s looking like war in eastern Europe. If it comes and the US gets into it, it’ll probably go nuclear.

      This would align perfectly with the Bible. In the Beginning of Sorrows (Matthew 24 and Revelation 6), the first sorrow is the Conquest by liberalism/socialism, followed by War, then Economic Collapse/Famine, then Death. Next is the Persecution of the Church, then Great Natural Disasters. This is followed by the Rapture of the Church, then the Great Tribulation.

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      • sixpack says:

        Sorry, The Rapture has been officially suspended by the NWO…YOU WILL SUFFER WITH THE REST OF US.

        Get prepared for THAT.

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        • Sovo says:

          The Rapture can’t be suspended. Christians do have a very hard period to endure – The Beginning of Sorrows. But that’s all.

          I believe that we will see a nuclear war very soon. It will be dreadful. But it will be mild compared to the Great Tribulation. We’ll be out of here before that.

          Here’s a good read on Ukraine/Putin and what may be on his mind –
          http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2605578/Edward-Lucas-I-hope-Im-wrong-historians-look-say-start-World-War-III.html

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        • the renegade braveheart says:

          The pre-tribulation rapture has supposedly been debunked. We’ll all suffer, but preppers will suffer less because they PREPARE for such things.

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          • watching and waiting says:

            Has not been really debunked. Some people think it is proper for Christians to suffer in order to prove their love for Jesus.

            But you are correct, Christians in this country and world wide could face the hardships as the Jews did in Nazi Germany.

            Don’t kick a gift horse in the mouth if there is a pre-tribulation rapture, sooner the better.

            By the way, you and I do not have enough stuff stored for what is coming. We should pray for God to take us out of here.
            It is almost over.

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          • Sovo says:

            If you believe it’s been “debunked”, it’s because you choose to believe man over the Bible. It says it right there in 1 Thessalonians 4:17.

            Then again, if you’re willing to throw out 1 Thessalonians 4:17, what other part of the Bible are you willing to throw out? John 3:16? How about the resurrection of Christ?

            It’s easy to claim that the Bible’s untrue. All you have to do is say, “the Bible’s untrue.” See? Any fool can say it and believe it.
            Preppers like to think that they’re wiser than the average man. Most have no idea what true wisdom is.

            If there’s one thing the Bible makes plain, it’s that you can be wise in the ways of the world, yet die the biggest fool of all.

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            • sixpack says:

              Try reading the rest of the Bible, not just the few parts that fit your needs.

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            • Anonymous says:

              Regarding Matthew 24

              v. 29 “Immediately AFTER the tribulation…

              v. 31 “And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.”

              This is not a secret event, but a public one – announced by a loud trumpet.

              According to the Bible, the saints will meet Christ in the air AFTER the tribulation.

              Where do Christians go after they meet Christ in the air?

              “Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall be EVER WITH THE LORD.”
              1 Thessalonians 4:17

              Where do Christians go after they meet Christ in the air? According to the Bible, wherever the Lord is, the saved will be with him. Where does Jesus go next?

              “His feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east.”
              Zechariah 14:4

              The book of Revelation says numerous times – to be strong, remain faithful, stay the course, etc.

              The theory of a pre tribulation rapture began in the 1830′s. It was introduced by Margaret MacDonald and promoted by a charismatic preacher named Edward Irving and a theologian named John Darby.

              Research it, if you don’t believe this.

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            • the renegade braveheart says:

              Sovo, I never said the Bible is not true; I do believe it to be true. I’m only saying the scripture about a pre-tribulation rapture has been misinterpreted.

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        • Barn Cat says:

          I expect to be here for the collapse. I expect to be gone before the world leader is revealed.

          (Rev 3:10 NIV) Since you have kept my command to endure patiently, I will also keep you from the hour of trial that is going to come upon the whole world to test those who live on the earth.

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          • Sovo says:

            Barn Cat, I too believe that we’ll be out of here before the Antichrist is revealed.
            But Matthew 24/Revelation 6 make it plain that the Church has some pretty tough times ahead of it. The Beginning of Sorrows takes place BEFORE the rapture/Great Tribulation.

            I personally believe that we are in the days of the “white horse”, and we’re about to enter the days of the “red horse”.

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          • mqg25 says:

            Wow..I am totally amazed how one can take a verse out of context and give it a whack-a-doodle, then say see this is what it says without reading the entire chapter.

            Rev 3:10 is at the 7th trump. If you bothered to read beginning with Chapter Rev 1:10..”I (John)was in the Spirit on THE LORDS DAY and heard behind me a great voice as of a trumpet.” This ain’t pre or mid trib it is the beginning of our Lord’s Rule. John’s vision starts at the 7th Trump.
            Then what does he say in verse 11? He tells John to write these things down in a book and send it to the seven churches. He is still in the Lord’s Day when he is told to write these things down. So in Revelation chapter 2&3 is relaying to each Church the good and bad things even the rewards they would receive if they overcame.

            The verse you choose to mis-interpret Rev 3:10 was dicussing one of the two of the churches (Philadelphia)that knew who the tares were and God found no fault with them. But to say that Rev 3:10 means rapture is misinterpreting the real meaning. …”because thou hast kept my word of my patience, I will also keep thee from the hour of TEMPTATION, which shall come upon ALL THE WORLD to TRY (test) them that dwell upon the earth.” The HOUR OF TEMPTATION is about DECEPTION not rapture. The HOUR that the anti-christ is here he comes to test the whole world. It happens an HOUR (Matt 24:35-51) before the return of the Lord. That is why Jesus is telling us in His HOUR many will be caught off guard (like a thief in the night)thinking they will be worshipping the true Christ. The ones swept away, as in the days of Noah, will be the ones taken will be by Anti-Christ, not raptured as your taught from your pulpit.

            That is why Paul gives you a warning in 11 Thess 2:3 ” Let no man DECEIVE you by any means: for that day (Day of the Lord) SHALL NOT COME except there coming a falling away first (apostasy) , and THAT MAN OF SIN BE REVEALED, THE SON OF PERDITION.” You ain’t flying out of here, those left that the Lord “keep from the HOUR of trial” will be the SEALED ones. Sealed with what? The TRUTH. REV 7:2-3..2 “And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the SEAL of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea,” 3 “Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads (MINDS).”
            I can give you a ton more verses, but from my experience I don’t think it will matter much having to undo years of conditioning.

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            • Pissed Off Granny says:

              Mqg25:

              Your post is spot on. There is NO rapture. Those “expecting” the rapture have been attending churches that are spreading falsehoods.

              If you want a good explanation of where the rapture lie got started go to biblestudysite dot com.

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              • mqg25 says:

                POG

                I notice the downticks on my post(this is not my first post on the falsehood of rapture), but never any rebuttal to what I have presented. I will say this is probably not the forum for that, however if all the one-verse-charlies can do is regurgitate what they been told by some pastor or book they read they shouldn’t bring it up as a topic of truth.
                BTW..I have read this man’s site awhile back and he’s pretty much spot on. I have noticed he hasn’t posted anything for several years. Do you know Why?

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    11. DetroitDemolition says:

      When our new currency law goes into effect July 1, and the Government simultaneously seizes any and all pensions that are less than 80% solvent, Then America will wake up! You see the stock market is only being propped up for the moment, for our government to take whats left of our savings and pensions and give it to their criminal friends on Wall street! Oh by the way These criminal bankers and financial institutions bought and paid for our government a long time ago, and they want a return for their investment! And they know that time is running out. By the time John Q. Public finds out that they have been had, It will be too late! It’s going to be an interesting summer! Be cool, Be Safe and may God Bless!,…D.D.

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    12. Grekko says:

      Most of us here figured this out a long, long time ago. What took those in the Ivory Towers this long to realize it? Do I need mention the the Ivory Tower Idiots in the Federal Reserve, the UN IPC, etc?

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    13. Anonymous says:

      I really like the face of the banksters in above picture. It make me feel like a rape victim who knows he/she has been raped but the rapists are all alive and continue the rape on a daily basis.

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    14. Anonymous says:

      This has been a republic since we became a self-governing nation. We are not a pure democracy, nor would we want to be. Pure democracy means chaos. The Founding Fathers knew that.

      The problem in recent years (many recent years, actually) is that the power people have not been benevolent, well meaning people truly dedicated to the best interests of the country. The second problem is that there has been an almost exponentially growing underclass — since the 1980′s, to be sure — of welfare recipients who have been, and continue to be, wildly manipulated by malevolent leftist politicians who have wormed their way into elected offices at all levels because good people weren’t interested in elected office, and a vacuum was available to be filled.

      So now, the problems and corruption have become glaringly obvious. They are not new. They are just more widespread than ever before and they are obvious.

      The country has always been guided and administered by an elite, by a well educated, capable, and hard working 10% that do 90% of the things that actually get done. Until now.

      Times have been so good for so long that many got fat, dumb, lazy and greedy. People didn’t have to really bust their behinds to survive or even thrive.

      But to act like it’s new for an elite segment of American society to be making the big decisions and channeling things in the direction that they, and only they, want things to go is, well, disingenuous and fairly naïve.

      We desperately need to weed out the weeds and get people back in positions of influence and power who are good, decent, capable, honorable people dedicated to doing the right thing for the country. It starts, by the way, with seemingly little things like running for school board, or city council, or library board, or rural electrical co-op, or any of the myriad community-sized positions that have a local impact and either directly or indirectly carry over to state or national influence.

      Have faith in this country. It’s still in the hands of well meaning people. If it weren’t, it wouldn’t be still standing. This BLM nonsense was indefensible. But put it in perspective and consider the source: Harry Reid and his minion as head of the BLM. The truth is coming out…..

      It could be a bumpy ride until Barry (or whatever his name is) is replaced. But don’t succumb to his level. Stay strong, keep your honor, don’t compromise on honesty, and don’t ever be afraid of fear tactics.

      The good guys always win.

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      • sixpack says:

        That, and to get rid of the NSA and CIA, so those “good people” won’t be JFK’d before they have a chance to fix things.

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      • Anonymous says:

        @Anonymous: While I agree with majority of your stated facts but I don’t believe this country and the world would be safe until we have a criminal international bankers under various names such as IMF, Federal Reservers…… Every single crime against humanity is being committed by these SOB’s. While they hire soulless puppets from various regions to advance their criminal agenda but the key players do belong to ONE TRIBE. The day humanity can understand this this we may have a chance to bring human values back to societies through replacing the current parasitic values.

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    15. skipNclair says:

      For all those americans that think they are a democracy, just like your president and many in the house and senate your all wrong and should not be in office or have the right to vote. We are a constitutional republic and it is because if this ignorance you have helped sell the country down the river.

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    16. Wow, so we needed a heavily funded, new study from researchers at Princeton and Northwestern University titled Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens, to enlighten us of the obvious?

      THe Marx’s colleges that did the research should be overjoyed.

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    17. wncmountainboy says:

      Duh? Who knew!

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    18. Waiting in Idaho says:

      Vote Dem if you want, or Repub if it makes you feel better. All you are doing is legitimizing your own slavery. When the heads of gov’t institutions,large financial orgs, big multinational corporations, and institutions of higher education tell you that your vote counts in this democracy (which we never were meant to be), they are reassuring you while they loot and then skip away to there next position of power. Remember MF Global? Anyone heard of any criminal charges? No. Vote for any party you want or don’t vote at all. The results are the same; those in power simply rotate positions and continue to loot. We are past the point of electing “honest politicians”. The only fix left is the rope and the rifle.

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      • Anonymous says:

        Amen WII.

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      • JayJay says:

        There is no one in government that represents me,
        and whether I vote or not, this will not change.

        I am governed by leaders I did not choose, that enact policies I do not believe in,
        that are paid with money I earned, that I did not consent to give them.

        In every meaningful way, I am completely and utterly disenfranchised… and so is 99% of the public, voters or not.

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      • Night Breaker says:

        Yeh that idiot progressive from MF global used to run my state , we can thank him for one gun a month and a few other tax hikes , road tole increases . exit tax ( yes you have to pay to leave the people’s democratic republic of NEWJERSEYSTAN )
        He’s a friend of the regime and will never be brought to justice in this life.
        All the money went to the last presidential election just try to prove it!

        DEEP BEHIND ENEMY LINES IN THE FORMER UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (FUSA)

        RESIST

        Semper Fi 8541

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      • Remove the machine voting.
        Make sure that EVERY count at every level is done by hand,in the open and under multiple videos, and VERIFIABLE at EVERY level by us (“We the people”) as they are required to be by law – except the video part.
        Dump BOTH MAJOR parties and dissolve all parties, require all candidates be given free time to debate ISSUES, prove – unless new – their proclaimed stance on issues.

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    19. Nopittypartyhere says:

      Well, I’m hoping against hope that in a few weeks I will be slected and able to exercise my rights in the form of j$u$r$y n.u.l.l.i.f.i.c.a.t.i.o.n. in this great state. See my post at the bottom of the last topic. Keep your fingers crossed…

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    20. I'm Floridian, You're Not says:

      I keep thinking how all Floridian Primary Democratic votes were nullified in the race against Obama and Hillary because the Primary wasn’t held on some sanctified date.
      How fair/legal was that to US citizens including myself?

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    21. jim in va. says:

      You can’t tell the parties apart,gobs of special interests and money…and we know that talks. When the Koch brothers spend money to affect policy they are demonized,when Blomberg does it he is praised to high heaven. Depends on who is in office!

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    22. slingshot says:

      I see a red door and I want to paint it black.
      No colors anymore, I want to turn them black.

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    23. Socrates says:

      ***OFF TOPIC***

      Satori (and others) may find this interesting…

      Sars Research Lab Loses 2,000 Tubes of Killer Virus

      France’s Research Institute Lost 2,000 Tubes Sars Virus
      The Pasteur Institute in Paris reported it lost 2,349 tubes containing Sars virusReuters

      A prestigious research institute in France said it had lost thousands of tubes of samples of the deadly Sars coronavirus.

      A routine inventory check at Paris’ Pasteur Institute revealed that 2,349 tubes containing fragments of the virus responsible for the deaths of 774 people in 2002 were missing, the centre named after French chemist Louis Pasteur said.

      The institute was quick to reassure the public and said that the contents of the missing vials had no infectious potential. They contained only part of the virus and had no ability to spread.

      “Independent experts referred by health authorities have qualified such potential as ‘non-existing’ according to the available evidence and literature on the survival of the Sars virus,” the institute said.

      In 2002 more than 8,000 people were infected by a pandemic of Sars – severe acute respiratory syndrome. The virus spread from China through Hong Kong and on to other countries before it was eventually brought under control.

      It is not clear how the tubes disappeared from one of the institute’s safest laboratories. Management were made aware of the loss in January, Le Monde newspaper reported.

      For weeks, staff at the institute tried to find the missing vials, general director Christian Bréchot said.

      “We’ve looked for those boxes [containing the tubes] everywhere,” Bréchot explained.

      “We went thought the lists of all the people who have worked here in the past year and a half, including trainees. We have scrutinised their profile to check if there was any conflict.”

      Bréchot said that foul play was “highly improbable” but had not been ruled out.

      The tubes were stored in a high-security laboratory dedicated to research into highly infective viruses.

      Access to the lab is limited to a restricted number of personnel, who have to go through a disinfection process before they can leave.

      Bréchot suggested that the tubes, which were moved from one freezer to another in March 2013, might have been destroyed by a member of staff who forgot to record the procedure.

      Sars is an airborne virus, which spreads in a similar way to flu and the common cold.

      The Agency for the Safety of Health Products has opened an investigation into the missing tubes

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    24. slingshot says:

      Look carefully in the upper left hand corner of the picture. It’s Ted Kennedy!

      Can’t keep a good man down.

      Hahahaha!

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    25. Actually it is a constitutional dictatorship and it is documented here: http://codgerville.wordpress.com/2011/12/14/american-dictatorship/

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      • Lots of unlawful things happened then, and are still going on. But the reason we “lost” our US Constitution is because the people constitutionally given the duty of ENFORCING IT and all state constitution’s, plus the laws of this land – constitutional ones, plus protect the country against all enemies both domestic and foreign, and “to suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions” let others within the governments talk them out of it.

        Who is charged with those duties? That would be “We the People” as the Militia of the several states.

        US Constitution, Article I, Section. 8, Clause 11, Clause 15, and Clause 16 assigns that duty to us.

        By the way…

        28 C.F.R. Section 0.85 Terrorism is defined as “the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives”.

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    26. aljamo says:

      TPTB know a growing number of American people know the real truth and are not falling for the BS lies any longer. This is why the government has sped up the plan to solidify their stranglehold on every aspect of our existance. If we don’t believe what we are told to believe, then we are not going to be around long enough to continue these beliefs, so they think. They execute their plans. Act accordingly and have a chance for survival. Sit back and ignore and wait, not so much.

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    27. eppe says:

      One for the ladies….

      >> Great Quotes by Great Ladies!
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> Inside every older person is a younger
      >> person — wondering what the hell happened.
      >>
      >> -Cora Harvey Armstrong-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> The hardest years in life are
      >> those between ten and seventy.
      >>
      >> -Helen Hayes (at 73)-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> I refuse to think of them as chin
      >> hairs. I think of them as stray eyebrows.
      >>
      >> -Janette Barber-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> Things are going to get a lot worse
      >> before they get worse.
      >>
      >> -Lily Tomlin-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> A male gynecologist is like an auto
      >> mechanic who never owned a car.
      >>
      >> -Carrie Snow-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> Laugh and the world laughs with you.
      >> Cry and you cry with your girlfriends.
      >>
      >> -Laurie Kuslansky-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> My second favorite household chore is ironing.
      >> My first being, hitting my head on the
      >> top bunk bed until I faint.
      >>
      >> -Erma Bombeck-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> Old age ain’t no place for sissies.
      >>
      >> -Bette Davis-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do.
      >> A woman must do what he can’t.
      >>
      >> -Rhonda Hansome-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> The phrase “working mother” is redundant.
      >>
      >> -Jane Sellman-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> Every time I close the door on reality
      >> it comes in through the windows.
      >>
      >> -Jennifer Unlimited-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> Whatever women must do they must do
      >> twice as well as men to be thought half
      >> as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
      >>
      >> -Charlotte Whitton-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> Thirty-five is when you finally get your head
      >> together and your body starts falling apart.
      >>
      >> -Caryn Leschen-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> I try to take one day at a time, but
      >> sometimes several days attack me at once.
      >>
      >> -Jennifer Unlimited-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> If you can’t be a good example, then you’ll
      >> just have to be a horrible warning.
      >>
      >> -Catherine-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> When I was young, I was put in a
      >> school for retarded kids for two years
      >> before they realized I actually had a
      >> hearing loss. And they called ME slow!
      >>
      >> -Kathy Buckley-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde
      >> jokes because I know I’m not
      >> dumb … and I’m also not blonde.
      >>
      >> -Dolly Parton-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> If high heels were so wonderful, men
      >> would still be wearing them.
      >>
      >> -Sue Grafton-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> I’m not going to vacuum ’til Sears
      >> makes one you can ride on.
      >>
      >> -Roseanne Barr-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> When women are depressed they either eat
      >> or go shopping. Men invade another country.
      >>
      >> -Elayne Boosler-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> Behind every successful man is a surprised woman.
      >>
      >> -Maryon Pearson-
      >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++
      >> In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man-
      >> if you want anything done, ask a woman.
      >>
      >> -Margaret Thatcher-
      >>
      >> I have yet to hear a man ask for advice
      >> on how to combine marriage and a career.
      >>
      >> -Gloria Steinem-
      >>
      >> I am a marvelous housekeeper.
      >> Every time I leave a man I keep his house.
      >>
      >> -Zsa Zsa Gabor-
      >>
      >> Nobody can make you feel inferior
      >> without your permission.
      >>
      >> -Eleanor Roosevelt-
      >>
      >> Send this to five bright women
      >> you know and make their day!

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    28. Dave says:

      Democracy? It makes my blood broil; especially when a teacher says it; that the United States is a Democracy. WRONG!!!! The United States WAS founded as a Constitutional Republic. As one of our founders wisely stated;” A Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb deciding what to have for dinner”.

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      • Mountain Trekker says:

        Dave, I’m with you 100%. But I had to laugh, you must have been thinking about the 2 wolves deciding what to have for dinner when you said broil. Trekker Out.

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    29. eppe says:

      Wonder how many of the ‘elite’ could pass this???

      Subject: Intelligence test: the simple version

      Subject: How’s your cerebral emissions function exam?

      Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles. As we grow older, it’s important that we keep mentally alert. The saying; “If you don’t use it, you will lose it” also applies to the brain, so…. Below is a very private way to gage your loss or non-loss of intelligence. Take the following test presented here and determine if you are losing it. OK, relax, clear your mind and ……. begin.

      1. What do you put in a toaster?

      The answer is bread. If you said “toast”, then give up

      now and go do something else. Try not to hurt yourself. If you said, “bread”, go to question 2.

      2. Say “silk” five times. Now spell “silk”. What do
      cows drink?

      Answer: Cows drink water. If you said “milk”, please do not attempt the next question. Your brain is obviously overstressed and may even overheat. If you said “water” then proceed to question three.

      3. If a red house is made from red bricks and a blue house is made from blue bricks and a pink house is made from pink bricks and a black house is made from black bricks, what is a greenhouse made from?

      Answer: Greenhouses are made from glass. If you said “green bricks”, what the devil are you still doing here reading these questions????? If you said “glass”, then go on to question four.

      4. Twenty years ago, a plane is flying at 20,000 feet over Germany. If you will recall, Germany at the time was politically divided into West Germany and East Germany. Anyway, during the flight, TWO of the engines fail. The pilot, realizing that the last remaining engine is also failing, decides on a crash landing procedure. Unfortunately the engine fails before he has time and the plane crashes smack in the middle of “no man’s land” between East Germany and West Germany.

      Where would you bury the survivors – East Germany or West Germany or in “no man’s land”?

      Answer: You don’t, of course, bury survivors. If you said ANYTHING else, you must NEVER try to rescue anyone from a plane crash. Your efforts would not be appreciated. If you said, “Don’t bury the survivors” then proceed to the next question.

      5. If the hour hand on a clock moves 1/60th of a degree every minute then how many degrees will the hour hand move in one hour?

      Answer: One degree. If you said “360 degrees” or anything other than “one degree”, you are to be congratulated on getting this far, but you are obviously out of your league. Turn your pencil in and exit the room. Everyone else proceed to the final question.

      6. Without using a calculator – You are driving a bus from London from to Milford Haven in Wales. In London, 17 people get on the bus. In Reading, six people get off the bus and nine people get on. In Swindon, two people get off and four get on. In Cardiff, 11 people get off and 16 people get on. In Swansea, three people get off and five people get on. In Carmathen, six people get off and three get on. You then arrive at Milford Haven. What was the name of the bus driver?

      Answer: Oh for gosh’s sake! It was you! Read the first line!!!

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      • RickInOregon says:

        I missed what cows drink, at the bar I play music they drink beer and fireball.

        I also missed the plane crash, I said you take the survivors and bury them off to a FEMA camp.

        I missed the London one, I don’t understand the English when they are driving “from to” even though somethings I don’t know if I’m coming or going.

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      • PKLauLau says:

        That was great eppe…:)

        PKLL

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    30. Podunk Murphy says:

      Well, the US is supposed to be a Representative Republic, not a Democracy. Regardless, it sure isn”t either.

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      • The USA is a CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC.

        Many are unaware that the US Constitution IS our federal government and the people who work there are to carry out the duties assigned by it. Think of those voted in as high-priced, really bad at their job, corrupt temporary workers with an elitist attitude. It defines the federal government and assigns the duties to each branch, restricts what they can lawfully do, and forbids them to mess with our unalienable natural rights listed in the Bill of Rights with the 9th Amendment making VERY clear that not all “protected from the feds and states” natural rights are listed. Some natural rights not listed is the natural right to travel anywhere, anytime, anyway we can without being bothered or requiring any “paperwork”; the right to water, food we grow/catch/hunt/trade for/buy, etc.

        Not all rights in the Bill of Rights are “natural”, some are protected because they have been that way for centuries. But ALL natural rights are protected from our governments and “We the people” as the Militia of the several states are given the duty to enforce the US Constitution, state Constitutions, the laws of the land, etc (US Constitution, Article I, Section. 8, Clause 11 (using private citizens in their own privately owned crafts to defend the USA and her people, this is using the Militia), Clause 15, Clause 16.

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    31. watching and waiting says:

      They treat us like sheep.
      Because they know that they can.

      Judgment day will be bad for some of these people.

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    32. TheGuy says:

      Off topic on the Nevada thing:

      I can’t believe nothing’s happened yet. Not even a statement of “you can’t pull a gun on the Fedgov… we’re going to be finding all the members that participated and arresting them”?

      I mean if you pulled a gun on a COP guess what happens to you?

      MINIMALLY arrest. Minimally.

      The silence here is pretty eerie. I don’t know if I should be happy or worried. Let’s face it, there are any number of foregin countries that would love nothing more than to carve us up like a roast while we are busy beating the sh*t out of each other…

      And it makes me really wonder if the silence doesn’t have something to do with preventing that whole scenario from playing out.

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      • The federal governmental agency, BLM, was not only breaking the laws of our land – but thought that the media was controlled enough that word would not get out that this was happening.

        The BLM is back there now – though I am not sure in what numbers. Harry “sell property what is not owned by him to foreign nations for 10 CENTS on the dollar” Reid and his son are swearing this deal will still go through.

        Knowing that the federal government does NOT own property across the USA, but that it was HELD IN TRUST until each new state got its republican form of government up and running.

        The US Constitution spells out exactly what property the federal government owns: “… over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States” which is Washington DC;

        And HOW it is allowed to get more:

        Article One, Section 8, Clause 17 states, Congress has the power:

        To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places PURCHASED BY THE CONSENT OF THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE IN WHICH THE SAME SHALL BE, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings.

        “When did the Federal government purchase the millions of acres in Nevada it claims to own? When did the legislature of Nevada ever consent to it? Where are the forts, magazine, arsenals, dock-yards, and other needful buildings on that land? Where in the Constitution does it say the federal government can keep 80% of a state when it is admitted into the Union? Nowhere. And yet the federal government totally ignores the limited powers of Article I, Section 8, Clause 17, doctrine of equal footing, whereby new states admitted to the Union were to enter it on an equal footing with the original states. Why doesn’t Virginia have 80% of its land claimed by the federal government? Why doesn’t Ohio? It is only in the West that this absurdity exists (and it is not just in Nevada. Similar abuses are seen in the rest of the West).” Oathkeepers.org, the US Constitution

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    33. Federalist45 says:

      Duh.

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    34. Barn Cat says:

      There are people who control the Federal Reserve, Wall Street, the lamestream media, the Democratic Party, and the leadership of the Republican Party. It shouldn’t be a surprise that there’s a revolving door between the media, Wall Street, the Federal Reserve, and the Democratic Party. John Corzine was a former Democratic governor of New Jersey and former CEO of Goldman Sachs. He was also the CEO of MF Global when they stole $1.6 billion in segregated customer accounts and nobody went to jail. Just like when the big banks bundled toxic mortgages, the rating agencies rated them AAA, and the Obama administration refused to prosecute.

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      • sixpack says:

        Forget about Ukraine, Bomb the IMF!

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      • Kevin2 says:

        Barn Cat

        Don’t leave out that Jon Corzine was also a US Senator.

        You couldn’t be more correct. Imagine over a billion dollars in depositors funds gone missing in these times. The NSA keeps every record of every phone call and E mail and still not a trace.

        “An uneducated man robs a train. An educated man steals the railroad”.

        President Theodore Roosevelt

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    35. SouthernGirl says:

      This is my first time to comment, but I’m a long time reader.

      This country is not a democracy. Never has been. It’s a representative republic. If it ever becomes a democracy, it’s over. It will be mob rule, and most of us on this site will be in the minority because most of the mob will be ignorant sheep.

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    36. Buzzfix says:

      It’s all a bunch of crooked Bulls**t.

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    37. Kulafarmer says:

      On Newsmax theres a headline that emails confirm that the DOJ worked with the IRS on targeting conservative groups,,,
      Now tell me again why we are paying taxes?
      Time for a tea party, but this time use a couple tankers full of Deisel and gasoline and drive them into whatever buildings these agencies are in and light them,
      Untill we ALL grow a pair we are going to be subject to more and more of this.
      Going Galt folks, never going to make a profit beyond 10k again

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    38. Carroll Price says:

      Hidden due to low comment rating. Click to read it.

      Poorly-rated. What do You Think? Thumb up 3 Thumb down 19

      • Kevin2 says:

        The proof is in the wording of the US Constitution and Bill of Rights.

        The problem isn’t the document they collectively drafted but rather the lack of adherence to it.

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      • Many of those “privileged elite of their day” lost their homes, lived out the rest of their lives in poverty. Ben Franklin started out very poor, he was the 10th son of soap maker.

        Do not confuse what they made of themselves and what some gave up to create our country (the US Constitution) for the criminal “elites” of today.

        When you build your own life you do still appreciate what it took to get there.

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    39. Townsaver says:

      That is right! Those rotten, old, elite. white, male, slave owning fools had no idea what they were doing! They never risked anything like death or property loss.

      /sarcasm

      Also:

      “Beer is proof that God loves us.”

      Ben Franklin

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    40. Nopittypartyhere says:

      Was watching one of he 9/11 documentaries earlier. Asked my son if he had seen the show where physicists debunked the manner in which the towers fell. Also showed him he videos where they were announcing bldg 7 collapsed before it actually did so. That was the piece of evidence that totally convinced me that 9/11 was a false flag. I told my sine to do him own homework and come to his own conclusions. I want him to think for himself.

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      • JayJay says:

        For Gene it was when I asked him to look at the hole in the Pentagon, and then look at the size of a 747.
        That started him thinking.
        Esp. the hole past the rings.
        Only an idiot would believe an aluminum can would travel through that many walls of steel and concrete and come out the end.

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    41. Be informed says:

      Look at this bull crap by bloomcheeseburger trying to put as many new restrictions as possible on gun rights. He and piersless moron must be in bed together on this one.

      http://news.yahoo.com/former-york-mayor-bloomberg-spend-50-million-anti-140507431.html;_ylt=A0SO81JDLU9TfGcAVMFXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEzZXFvYWZkBHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMgRjb2xvA2dxMQR2dGlkA1NNRTM0M18x?.tsrc=warhol

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      • Burt Gummer says:

        Mayor Red Algae Bloom-burg, is a traitor to the Constitution and a shame upon NYC. If King Kong comes to town, give the mayor a blond wig and dress (if he does not already own some) and hope for the best…………

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    42. John says:

      What do we say?
      What to our Founding Fathers do we say
      knowing we just slept our freedoms away
      Would those in Gettysburg roll in disgust
      Knowing the price they paid for us

      Or the million plus that in uniform died
      Seeing WE THE PEOPLE just run and hide
      Like Americans standing in a reservoir frozen
      and those in the jungles when their number was chosen

      To volunteers all in Baghdad street fights
      Or fighting in mountains all day into night
      What do we say to those whom have borne the brunt
      The Airmen, sailors, soldiers and grunts

      What do we say while they’re standing far off and alone
      While those that sent them from a House and a Dome
      Ignore the OATH troops stand for even through fear
      And WE THE PEOPLE allow it like we just don’t care

      What do we say to our own daughters and sons
      There willing to fight, as they say; “To the very last one”
      or friends in GOD’s heaven that paid the ultimate price
      While those in the House and Dome care but for party and their price

      Do we SUPPORT AND DEFEND and fire those in the House and the Dome
      or listen to marketing schemes and just sit at home
      sitting idly by while those that do get enraged
      Like an RANGER LT. we let them put in a cage

      What do we say to those that divide us by party, color and creed
      To feed their never ending hunger for power and greed
      Will we stand UNITED for hard fought liberty won
      Relieving ourselves of those that have un-become

      AMERICANS draw a line in this nation full of Hallowed ground
      In your Patriots heart I pray you again hear the sound
      Battle Hymn of the REPUBLIC sounding our plight
      “Listen up” House and Dome because “We THE PEOPLE” can fight

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      • Who is given the duty to:

        - Enforce the US Constitution and all that is Pursuance thereof (supreme LAW) and each state’s Constitution (highest LAW of the state except where it conflicts with the US Constitution),
        - Enforce and keep the “Laws of the Union” (which is constitutional laws ONLY),
        - Protect the country against all enemies both domestic and foreign, and
        - “to suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions”.

        US Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, Clause 15: “To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions”.

        Clause 16: “To provide for organizing, ARMING, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress”.

        Who is the Militia of the several states? All able-bodied Americans plus those lawfully allowed to be here – excluding “public servants” – from age 16 through age 60 are the Militia of the several states. The Militia equals “We the People of the USA” because each state’s Militia is made of its lawful citizens excluding governmental employees (reps are governmental employees also), and the state’s can work together as needed for defense and to enforce the US Constitution or each state’s Constitution.

        The people and the Militia existed here in the USA before the states were created.

        US Constitution, Article I, Section. 8, Clause 11: “To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water”.

        The congress has the duty to grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal when they are needed to enforce the US Constitution, the laws, or defend the people and the nation. This is using private citizens in their own privately owned crafts to defend the USA and her people, this is using the Militia.

        Thomas Jefferson, 1st inaugural, explained that: “a well-disciplined militia” is “our best reliance in peace and for the first moments of war, till regulars may relieve them” and also a guarantee of “the supremacy of the civil over the military authority; [and] economy in the public expense.”

        Richard Henry Lee: “A militia, when properly formed, are in fact the people themselves …”

        George Mason, Co-author of the Second Amendment: “I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few public officials. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.”

        Samuel Adams: “It is always dangerous to the liberties of the people to have an army stationed among them, over which they have no control … The Militia is composed of free Citizens. There is therefore no danger of their making use of their Power to the destruction of their own Rights, or suffering others to invade them..”

        Patrick Henry: “If you have given up your militia, and Congress shall refuse to arm them, you have lost every thing. Your existence will be precarious, because you depend on others, whose interests are not affected by your infelicity.”

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    43. slingshot says:

      We elect a King every so many years. Dukes and Duchesses abound. We have our own Royalty with Jesters, Sheriff’s, Serf’s, Knights and Nobles.

      Surprised they are not nailing Proclamations to the trees in the town squares.
      Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

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    44. Old GUy says:

      A woman asked Ben Franklin after the continental congress adjourned. Dr Franklin What kind of Government have you wrought us? He replied a Republic Madam if you can keep it. It never was supposed to be a Democracy. A Democracy is mob rule. Its two wolves and a sheep voting on who to eat for dinner. I agree our country has become a nation under the control of the UN & NWO. Our leaders do every thing they can to further agenda 21. Im convinced the smart thing to do is concentrate on surviving the Impending great Clatyclismic events that are being caused by the magnetic pole shift. After the shift there wont be any goverments. It will be a no holds barred Root hawg or die survival of the fittest.

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    45. Cubicle dweller says:

      Revenge of the cubicle dweller.
      A buddy of mine has stalled a project for half a year while he works on his own .com.
      Any questions?

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    46. slingshot says:

      Do you think we will need a Hunting or fishing license after TSHTF. Car or Life insurance. Driver’s License? Wonder how many Endangered Species are going to be for dinner. Bag and catch limits?
      Keep in mind that our nation has not seen the horrors that people in our world have seen or are experiencing now.

      Stop! In the name of the KING.

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    47. GoneWithTheWind says:

      The tax rate for business is 40% federal and of course there are state and local taxes as well. Do you really believe that it is the economic elite that dominate government?

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    48. Burt Gummer says:

      Select Representatives by lottery.. At the end of their term, vote yea or nay, based upon their record, if they live or die. How many Congressmen would survive? Few I believe.

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    49. sixhonestservingmen says:

      Sadly, it’s not just the American people that fail to understand that democracy is an oligarchical system -

      The relevant information, which is the more hidden and subtle power to examine, is to be found under the subtitled heading within the link, given as,

      SEQUENCE OF DOING BUSINESS USING WRITTEN INSTRUMENTS AS CONTRACTS
      SOURCED:
      THE BUSINESS OF KNOWING YOUR PLACE
      http://thereisnodebt.wordpress.com/2014/04/05/the-business-of-knowing-your-place/

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    50. Anon says:

      International Central Bankers (Rothschilds/Rockefellers, Schiffs, Warburgs, Guggenheims, Oppenheimers, Lazards, Montefiores, Moses Seifs, et al.) created the OSS/CIA, which is the Intelligence/Covert Action arm, of the CFR (Council on Foreign Relations).

      There is a preponderance of CFR/CIA connected individuals in the JFK Assassination. The CFR/CIA, is at the center, of the so-called “Military-Industrial Complex”.

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    51. posseecom says:

      Funny how it took a center of supposed higher education to come to a conclusion most of us have known for ever..

      Same model that has been used for thousands of years..

      Different titles and namesakes..same results..same agenda..

      Give the masses a loaf of bread and entertain them with violence,liquor and sex..while their nation crumbles around them..

      Nothing has changed …

      possee

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    52. billybob says:

      You were born free.It is your job to insure you die free

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    53. MXLord327 says:

      On phrase comes to mind when reading this article, “No Shit, Sherlock!!!!!!!”

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    54. The USA is not now, nor has she ever been a “democracy”. America is a CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC. The US Constitution DEFINES the federal government and assigns the duties that those placed within the three branches are to carry out. Our loyalty and the requirement of the Oath for all required to take the Oath is to “SUPPORT and DEFEND” (or in the case of ALL US Presidents – PRESERVE, PROTECT, and DEFEND)the US Constitution” NOT any person serving within any of the 3 branches.

      J. Reuben Clark: “God provided that in this land of liberty, OUR POLITICAL ALLEGIANCE SHALL NOT RUN TO INDIVIDUALS, that is, to government officials, no matter how great or how small they may be. Under His plan OUR ALLEGIANCE AND THE ONLY ALLEGIANCE WE OWE AS CITIZENS OR DENIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES, RUNS TO OUR INSPIRED CONSTITUTION which God himself set up. SO RUNS THE OATH OF OFFICE OF THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE IN GOVERNMENT.
      A certain loyalty we do owe to the office which a man holds, but even here we owe just by reason of our citizenship, no loyalty to the man himself.
      In other countries it is to the individual that allegiance runs. This principle of allegiance to the Constitution is basic to our freedom. It is one of the great principles that distinguishes this “land of liberty” from other countries”.

      Alexander Hamilton: “Until the people have, by some solemn and authoritative act, annulled or changed the established form, it is binding upon themselves collectively, as well as individually; and no presumption, or even knowledge, of their sentiments, can warrant their representatives in a departure from it, prior to such an act.”

      Benjamin Franklin: “Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.”

      And “When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.”

      Thomas Jefferson: “The government created by this compact (the Constitution) was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each party (the people of each state) has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress.”

      “Each State, in ratifying the Constitution, is considered as a sovereign body, independent of all others, and only to be bound by its own voluntary act. In this relation, then, the new Constitution will, if established, be a FEDERAL, and not a NATIONAL constitution.” Madison, Federalist 39

      “Every act of a delegated authority, contrary to the tenor of the commission under which it is exercised, is void. No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be valid. To deny this, would be to affirm, that the deputy is greater than his principal; that the servant is above his master; that the representatives of the people are superior to the people themselves; that men acting by virtue of powers, may do not only what their powers do not authorize, but what they forbid.” Alexander Hamilton

      “The particular phraseology of the Constitution of the United States confirms and strengthens the principle, supposed to be essential to all written constitutions, that a law repugnant to the Constitution is void; and that courts, as well as other departments, are bound by that instrument.” John Marshall: Opinion as Chief Justice in Marbury vs. Madison

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    55. SEKPrepper says:

      Ironically, during the 2012 election cycle, my sister-in-law refused to vote Romney/Ryan. She stated that their tie to the business community would assure an oligarchy! For years, I kept hearing that the Republicans are in the hip pocket of the Mega Corps, and that the Democrats are for the little guy. Ridiculous! Its all a PR stunt by TPTB. They are ALL on the same team, they just switch ball caps occasionally!!

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    56. A Constitutional Republic?

      It must be made clear what a ‘constitution’ amounts to, be it a republic or a ‘written instrument’ of some other description.

      A constitution, regardless of the ideas it carries, remains just that – a written instrument.

      Without a thorough inspection of the nature of constitutions, confusion will be the order of the day.

      In the subtitled heading, SEQUENCE OF DOING BUSINESS USING WRITTEN INSTRUMENTS AS CONTRACTS, to be found part way down in the document whose link is provided below, constitutions of whatever nature, are shown in their true light -

      THE BUSINESS OF KNOWING YOUR PLACE
      http://thereisnodebt.wordpress.com/2014/04/05/the-business-of-knowing-your-place/

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    57. Stef says:

      MAC, You seem aware of the implications of the Zionist lobby in all this sh**. So why do you keep supporting obvious Mossad psy-ops like the one put forth by Micheal Snyder?

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    58. Paid Government Troll says:

      We can’t change anything in a rigged game, with the cards stacked…the PTB don’t have to stack the cards because there’s a built-in house advantage, a margin such that if you play enough times, you lose. Want insurance? Blackjack.

      And if you start to win too much, the house asks you to kindly make like a tree and leave, with the full power and might of the federal government, of course.

      Hard reset is the only way; restore to factory condition, otherwise, something more evil and sinister will replace our dear Uncle Sam.

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      • Paid Government Troll says:

        One more thing, I’m running for the Senate to change things from the inside. Please vote for the Paid Government Troll. Send your donations to Mac, my new campaign finance director. Your vote counts, when it’s counted, and remember, just because you’re dead, your right to vote shouldn’t be dead, too.

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    59. Bobby says:

      Sen. Jim Inhofe said; “The Bureau of Land Management is not government-owned, it’s publicly owned”.

      http://www.manta.com/search?search_source=nav&pt=&search=Bureau+of+Land+Management

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