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It's Like SURVIVOR Sometimes, Only Cringier.

I know everyone has been siting by their computers waiting to hear from me. Hey, I had to do some chores today.

This is my take on the debates.

  • Trump was his usual inarticulate self. No damage done. Reality TV fans will continue to swoon.
  • The four from the early debate plus Kasich and Huckabee are the walking dead.
  • Bush may be mortally wounded by his own hand. I don’t see a comeback here. He will lose $$. He’ll drop to 6th or 7th in most polls.
  • Rand Paul needs to learn how to get into news cycles or he is toast.
  • The winners, Christie, Fiorina, Cruz and Rubio will remain the same in relation to each other, but move up over Bush. They’ll split points from Bush, Kasich and Huck.
  • The exception to that may be Rubio. He did very well and is creating buzz. A solid third in all polls, possibly even nipping at Carson is not out of the question.
  • Carson did well.

I remain very disappointed with Jindal. He is a fine statesman. But he is clearly a weak national politician. That probably means he is a decent human being. But that’s not enough to become president.

Bush is similar. He was a good governor. He left office almost as popular as when he was elected. His problems are obvious. The most glaring are his physical ticks and I can’t believe his handlers didn’t beat them out of him. I’ve written about how his shoulders go up when he speaks. He’s not sure he is getting through, or he is stressed. But he does two other things that kill his message. He shakes his head “no” while he is talking. That is suicide when you are trying to make an affirmative point. If you move your head at all when making your case, you move it up and down – “yes”! Worse, when asked a question, he leans his head to one side and leans forward a bit as if to be saying, “This isn’t as bad as you think. Please believe me.”  And worst of all, his tone matches that posture. This happens with friendly and unfriendly interviewers alike. If he can’t clean up his act, he will be lucky to be at the next debate.

Trump remains the press favorite. He will be so until he drops out or is nominated, at which time they will turn on him like rabid pit bulls. He was no closer to ready for a real debate with anyone on the left last night than he was last time. He doesn’t prepare for debates – or speeches for that matter. Some say that means he is honest. Bullshit! You can be prepared and articulate and honest all at the same time. The lack of prep makes him look stupid. It tells the listener he is taking your vote for granted. “You’ll vote for me because I am the Donald.”

Fiorina still looks better than any of them in jeans and a flannel shirt.

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Just When You Thought You'd Seen It All…Stupid is Redefined!

TV’s Most Dangerous Night EVER!

That’s the tag line for the stupidest thing TV producers have created since Jersey Shore…and it’s aimed at the same audience.

I have always tried to avoid being too abrupt discussing religion. I have no attachment to the spirit world, but I know some folks get a little touchy when you criticize too sharply.

That said, if Exorcism Live! gets even the audience an MSNBC panel discussion gets, I won’t be able to edit my reaction. Talk about circus-freak stupid! There is no dignified way to address how far entertainment has fallen in this country. We are supposed to be a post-enlightenment society. We used to, as a society, have a kind of dignity that would make putting on such a ridiculous program a laughable non-starter.

Oh, and get this: (cue deep spookey voice) They even take you to the house that inspired movie! In my heart, I am screaming in terror.

And OMG (pun intended), did you see the goons on the show poster? They look like carny barker meets Duck Dynasty meets MMA.

Some of us remember the movie Network. It was released in ’76. It featured Howard Beale, the Mad Prophet of the Airways, a fortune teller and a social militant. It was an entertaining movie, but the consensus everywhere was that this was Hollywood. No TV audience was dim witted enough to think any of that garbage would be interesting.

By the 80s, TV preachers who used to con people at county fairs were making millions on the boob tube and we had late-night fortune tellers on the air.  By the 90s, news programs looked like gossip shows. The following decade brought “Reality” TV.* We started watching other people living their lives in lieu of living our own. I use the word “we” advisedly. I was put off by this crap.

Here’s the reason I am so agitated. The people who create this garbage have marketing experts who evaluate their ideas, test them. They have a pretty good idea how many truly stupid people there are out there. And you need a lot of them to have a hit show – or even a profitable one. They are betting on you being that stupid. PLEASE disappoint them!

Was Idiocracy really was a goddamn documentary disguised as a comedy?

* For the irretrievably slow, Reality TV is like Pro Wrestling. It’s fake. It’s a set-up. When the characters act really ignorant and you think it’s really cool, they’re just pretending. Now go see if you can’t lose that extra chromosome.

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Greg Gutfeld (The Five co-host) Endorses My Argument!

I’d like to thank Greg Gutfeld for his unintentional endorsement of the central message of 16 20 24. He appeared mystified, along with some of his co-hosts, about the refreshing tone of this year’s campaign. He said how we’re seeing the veneer stripped away from the candidates and they are being so refreshingly honest. That would be the Trump effect.  Now, if we could only get Trump to talk like an articulate adult, we’d really be on to something. Remember, loud is good. Being yourself is good. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to explain yourself. And “Believe me” is not an argument.

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With Biden's Exit, Republicans Need To Worry!

So, Joe Biden is out. Too bad. As I said recently, if he had come out swinging for the fences, Hilary would have been indicted. If Joe had done so, she would have lost enough support to have been defanged. The bureaucrats investigating her would have lost all fear of her. Echoing in my mind is the voice of Howard Cosell in Manila screaming, “Down goes Frasier! Down goes Frasier!” But in this case it would have been HRC dropping to the mat. It would have been exciting to see, and it would have been well deserved.

So Hillary is the future of the Democrat Party. I say that with complete confidence. O’Malley and Chaffee will soon drop from the race. At the moment, Sanders is enjoying his new-found notoriety but poses no real threat to Herself. If he does have the temerity to up the stakes and go after Hillary, he will suffer greatly. Clinton has reassembled most of the old gang of character assassins she and Bill used to destroy opponents in past elections. Bernie, who I like and vehemently disagree with, would be left broken, disgraced and disillusioned. It would be a sad sight indeed. But I don’t think that will happen because Sanders is nothing if not loyal to the left. He is following my admonishments against party fratricide as if he had read my book. So the most incompetent Secretary of State in modern memory, and the most corrupt first Lady since Imelda Marcos, is a shoe-in for the nomination of the Democratic Party.

Under normal circumstances, I’d have called that a good thing for Republicans, especially conservatives. As I wrote in 16 20 24, there are hundreds of hours of video with which the Republicans can thrash Hillary from now until next November. But in the course of that writing, “The Donald” entered the race. We are no longer looking at normal circumstances for the GOP.

It seems, as in the last two elections, huge numbers of voters are dying to suspend their incredulity and throw in with someone utterly out of his depth. That candidate may likely succeed in getting the nomination of the GOP, but as a result the party stands an excellent chance of once again snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

At the moment, Trump is in the thirties in some polls. He holds court with the media; they come to him. His appeal is pure bombast. The media see him as a circus clown. He is inarticulate and unfocused. While I don’t want to see him run the formulaic campaign that crushes the GOP message year after year, I think we have reason to worry about his performance one-on-one against BJ Bill’s wife. If he goes into the debates with no more evidentiary rhetoric than, “Believe me,” or, “…it will make your head spin.” He’s toast. If he can’t preface an answer with anything more than what great companies he’s built, Hillary will wipe the floor with him. And that press corps, so ingratiating and accommodating as they have been, will turn on him when he has the nomination. They will tear into him like a pack of coyotes. The millions of conservatives who stayed home in 2012 and ensured Obama’s second term will be demoralized and will stay home again.

If Trump doesn’t bring his A-game and start talking like an articulate adult, or if the other GOP candidates don’t use some of Trumps bombast and get themselves into more news cycles, we will lose in November 2016, and we will lose BIG!

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Down and Dirty

I am not endorsing anyone yet. And I don’t see eye-to-eye with Cruz on a few things (identity voting for starters). But I give him two thumbs up, five stars, a high five and a secret handshake for this sentence. Kudos Ted. Read the sentence heard around the world.

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So, What's Up in Southern MS?

I went to a meeting of the Jackson County Republican Club on Wednesday at La Fiesta Brava.

If you are a local conservative or Republican (not always the same thing) and are not spending time with these folks, you’re messing up. These are good people getting involved in what is happening and trying very hard to make a difference. You would do well to count yourself among their number.

I really enjoyed the lunch. Lyn and I, new to the group, spent most of our time with Eureka, a very lovely lady indeed.

While there, we discussed politics and planning, as you might imagine, but we also had  chance to meet Sam Britton, Republican candidate for Public Service Commissioner for southern Mississippi. I liked him straight away. Not only is he a straight shooter, but I think he read 16 20 24.

He is following all the rules. He is direct, says what he really thinks, and doesn’t mind rocking the crony capitalist boat. While there is nothing particularly flashy about the man, when he speaks you want to listen. You get the impression that he is serious about the office he is running for. AND…he’s got the credentials to back it up. Most critically, he is following rule number 1: Be yourself. That is the surest way to political success these days.

Unless you’ve lived under a rock in recent months, you know that Kemper has been a controversial issue. While Sam is not working to hurt Kemper, he is very saying, quite assertively, that he will not see Kemper become a beneficiary of the kind of crony capitalism that is running rampant across our state and this country.

Anybody who reads my stuff will know that I eschew endorsements this early in the campaign season. But I feel perfectly comfortable calling an audible here. If you were to lock Sam and I in a room with instructions to discuss everything, we’d find areas we disagree on. Some social issues; certainly religion. But I’m sure my assessment of Sam Britton would remain intact. He is a good man. He is the type of guy we need to see much more of in our political zoo – on every level.

So my first endorsement of the political year goes to Sam Britton. I wish him every good fortune.

I will be signing books at the Mullet Festival tomorrow and Sunday (17 – 18 Oct). This is my first time there. Come on out and enjoy what I am told is the best food you’ll ever eat. Make sure you make time to stop by my table and say hello.

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What Would Happen if Biden Jumped In?

The Dem debate was worse than I thought it would be, a woman lying and four men kissing her ass. All the while they painted a picture of America that would give Joe Stalin the giggles. What a pathetic display of childish naiveté. Free stuff for everybody! Yay! You would think all five were really stupid enough to believe what they were shoveling. I’ll lend some doubt to Sanders, he probably does want to be a despot atop a workers’ utopia.

The press has, all day, been shaping the reports to read that Hillary was brilliant and therefore Joe “duh” Biden shouldn’t enter the race. They are still trying to paint her as unbeatable. As of last night, Sanders took the server scandal off the table as an issue saying no one wants to hear about the “emails” (as if it were not about classified documents on an unsecured server, outlawed in 2009 and FAR below the standards for such servers that used to be allowed by law.)

But old Joe, if he has a gonad hanging, could change everything just by saying, “To hell with that! I want to know everything about the server. How many companies were hired to back it up? Who, exactly, help her erase the hard drives? How many messages did the FBI uncover that were not previously sent to State? How many crimes can she be charged with? Who is that girl kneeling in front of Bill?”

The fact is Clinton and the press corps are sweating Biden. And they should be. If he enters the race, even if he doesn’t get aggressive, he would still deal the Clinton camp a grievous blow. If he got loud and really went after Herself, she would be wiped out. And once defanged, she would be indicted. That is why a night of naked disingenuousness is being touted as a resounding success by the swooning press.

Run, Joe, run. Pleeeeease! Make this a really fun election year.

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Damn! It's Fun to Be a Conservative!

I just got home from a meeting of the Jackson County Republican Executive Committee. Excellent meeting! I am looking forward to joining the Republican Club next week and standing for nomination as a delegate in Vancleave.

Yes folk, that means your incredibly handsome host and his lovely wife are not the type who sit and throw spitballs. We are getting involved at all levels of politics and government.

For folks here in Gulf Coast Mississippi, the committee is looking for volunteers to walk for local candidates. I will have contact information for volunteers in a post by Monday. For my Mississippi buddies on FB, I hope to see you at some of these events. It’s way too easy to post our rants. At some point, we need to get in the game. And it’s not that hard. Tonight’s meeting lasted about an hour. Volunteer work is shared. I’m looking forward to it.

On the national (circus) front, I love being right! Moron number 5 took a powder today. McCarthy dropped out. And, as I told people yesterday, Moron number four will stay on longer to beg and plead with members of his political stable to stand for election. I told you we should have started a grassroots campaign for an outsider. But did you listen?

Hey, the next time SuperC says we need to do something, you may want to take me up on it. I’ve been around since before they invented rocks. I know what I’m talking about.

Come to think of it, Boehner just gave us a reprieve. He is going to hold off on House elections for as long as he can. We should use that time productively. So I am throwing down the challenge one more time. Remember: If you buck me on this, you’ll get another Boehner. Even Ryan, a good guy and a great number cruncher, is just another Boehner. So go to my superhero post and get your two.

I am promoting Walker because he knows how to lock the doors and kick some ass. And an outsider, he doesn’t have a stable of beltway butt kissers gathered to protect the status quo. The numbers are simple, if we don’t draft an outsider, we WILL end up with more of the same weak leadership under which the Dems still control a Republican House of Representatives.

Damn, it’s fun to be us! The poor Dems are so demoralized. We have so much to do and look forward to! Get in the fight. When your grandchildren ask what you were doing when the conservatives pulled the country back from complete chaos, you won’t have to say, “Well,… I shoveled shit in Louisiana.”

I stole that from Patton. I love that line.

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The Importance of Raising an Obedient Firearm

I went to see W speak in Gulfport a couple of weeks ago. What a great day. I walked to the park near the sea wall. The event was in a big pavilion.

There were no metal detectors, nobody was required to strip down and empty everything they had into little buckets. We kept our shoes on and walked right in.

The event was a salute to the first responders who were on duty during Hurricane Katrina. Along with fire departments, and rescue squads, there were state troopers, police departments and sheriff’s departments from fifty miles away in every direction. The same people who converged on Biloxi, the bulls eye, ten years earlier.

And there were guns. If there were 1800 people in attendance, there were 900 guns. There were white guns, black guns, hispanic guns, old and young guns, Christian and Muslim guns. To be sure there were likely lots of Atheist guns. (Of course that part is kind of dumb. There are no religious guns like there are no religious children; only religious or non-religious owners and parents. Guns and kids don’t have the capacity to understand religious nuance.) You can also bet there were liberal and conservative guns. Some of the guns obviously thought W was the greatest. Some just as likely disliked Haley Barbour, Governor Bryant and W. But you wouldn’t notice because while all the people spent the time remembering Katrina and swapping amazing stories, not a single gun jumped out of it’s holster and started killing anyone.

How is that possible? Everyone knows that guns are the reason we have gun violence. Why weren’t these guns just doing what guns do; jumping up and firing on innocent people?

Then I realized the problem. These particular guns were in the custody and control of normal, productive, honest citizens, trained in the proper use of a firearm. It was these people suppressing the poor guns and not letting them do what they do by themselves.

Seriously, if some nut job showed up there hoping to get a shot at the politicians, we’ll never know. The nut job would have taken one look at the crowd and realized that by the time he pulled his weapon and drew bead on his target, he’d be perforated like a cheese grater. This would have occurred in just over one second.

That’s why the kooks like gun-free zones. They have free reign to shoot to their heart’s content. When they have doubts about the presence of other weapons in a given area, they don’t choose that target.

So, is the answer to dog shit like the Oregon shooter or any of the other shooters, more guns, as Valerie Jarrett tells Obama to say? No.

The answer is as simple as letting honest citizens carry the weapons they already have and not to create killing fields by declaring gun-free zones. Make fear and doubt in the kook’s mind work for us. If the kook is crazy enough to try anyway, return fire will be the only tool to prevent or suppress the numbers of injuries or death. A cop responding to a 911 call will only be able to kill the kook after the fact, if he’s still there, and put chalk lines around the dead bodies.

The answer isn’t more or fewer guns. That’s a specious argument offered by a corrupt politician. The answer is allowing citizens the right to decide the level of protection they choose the maintain and not having signs (i.e. gun free zone) that put the public at risk.

Here’s Ann Coulter’s take on it.

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Trump drifts (back) to the left.

“The world wonders.” These words from Chester Nimitz unintentionally, we are told, rattled Bull Halsey during the battle of Leyte Gulf. Halsey got roped, by a Japanese ruse, into chasing a worthless fleet away from the landing zone in the Philippines. When the ruse became clear and Nimitz wanted to rally his fleet, he dashed off a radio message to Halsey. Extracting out metadata, Nimitz’s message read, “Turkey trots to water. Where, repeat, where is Task Force Thirty Four? The world wonders.” Bolded text = actual message.

It was routine at that time to pad messages, which is to say load the beginning and end of the text with nonsense to make decryption by the enemy a bit more difficult. The padding is removed when the message is distributed on the receiving end. It is clear from the text that this message was padded. The operator that constructed the message said he just tacked on the first words that came to mind. Unfortunately, the end-of-text padding was not redacted when it was handed to Halsey.

Among those in uniform, brief rebukes with clear underlying messages carry weight. “The world wonders” struck Halsey as “Where the hell are you? We can’t believe you fell for this! Get back to Leyte!” Bull Halsey, a dedicated and hard-working officer, who had already twigged to the decoy and was coming about, was crushed by what he thought were words from his boss and friend.

There is little doubt that Nimitz was pacing his office feverishly awaiting word of Halsey’s whereabouts. While he had no intention of slapping down one of his star quarterbacks, the accidental words did carry his anxiety.

That story has always stuck with me. I read it decades ago.

Ever since Donald Trump splashed into the presidential race, Nimitz’s unintentional dig has been nagging at me. Who and what is Donald Trump. Indeed, the world wonders.

 Trump has been very slow to demonstrate his true bona fides. He has been loud and bombastic. He’s been abrasive (not necessarily a bad thing). He has cataloged lots of popular complaints that appeal to conservatives; but only cataloged. The only thing he got specific about before this week was to get rid of all illegal immigrant gang member “on the first day” of his administration.

Since we can rule out the use of tactical nukes on American soil, I think we can chalk that promise up to hyperbole. But that was it. Except for phrases like “Believe me!” or “It’ll make you head spin”, added for emphasis, Trump spent the first months of his campaign rattling off populists phrases and Rosie O’Donnell-calibre insults. But it was fun to listen to, wasn’t it? And a large swath of our not-too-discriminating electorate dove into the Donald waters and swam gleefully.

The rest of us stood scratching our heads and continued to wonder. Who is this guy, really? I, for one, have wanted very much for the man to be a serious candidate and to say something substantial to demonstrate he is going to be guided by responsible, conservative principles.

Let’s look at where he comes from. He’s a Wall Street/Hamptons/beautiful people type. He has spent his life among well-connected business types and trust fund babies. These are the folks who buy art that has the aesthetic quality of rubber dog shit and pretend to love it. What they actually like is the owner’s ability to splash huge amounts of cash with the immature urge to shock. The “admirer” is admiring the spending power, not the rubber dog shit. He is inspired to search out something even more ridiculous to impress his own friends.

Many, if not most of these people lean left. Let us not overlook the fact that Obama set consecutive billion dollar records selling access and influence to these folks. They are people who believe in heavy-handed redistribution of all wealth outside of their own (that’s the wealth federal regulations are designed to protect).

The good news is, the Donald, as he is stupidly known, can’t be bought by these people. The bad news is…he is one of them. Trump is buying the White House to show off to his friends and bring validation to the club from whence he hails.

How can I say such a thing? How can I abandon the hope I did hold that he might be real?

Well, this week he announced his tax plan. It is a left-leaning statist plan delivered with populists, class-envy trimmings. And it will do nothing to address the sorry state of our fiscal affairs.

First, he declares that he is going to reduce the tax brackets down to three and that he is going to raise taxes on the wealthy. Let loose the pidgeons! We’ve found the answer!…to nothing.

Raising taxes on the wealthy, because they have the nerve to be wealthy is the reason wealthy people spend billions every year hiding their wealth. They keep tax lawyers and accountants busy 24/7 seeking loopholes to avoid as much taxation as possible. This is also the old LEFT WING song about needing to punish productivity; yours if you made your fortune or your father’s if you inherited it. It has never worked, it never will work, and brace yourself, it is not intended to work here. By leaving in place the Byzantine maze of federal regulations, the effective tax rate on rich people will not increase substantially. With his silly idea of singling out hedge fund managers and other traders, he will not only fail to collect substantially more revenue, he’ll hurt retirement funds and other investments. Those traders will not let themselves be hurt by an increase in their tax burden. It will simply be an increase in the cost of doing business. The cost will be passed along to the not-so-well connected who invest through the offices these traders run or work for.

The tax brackets changes are simply a fraud. As I point out in my political masterwork, 16 20 24 (available in fine bookstore everywhere), brackets, write-offs and tax credits are theater whereby the government makes you think you are getting something, or that someone else isn’t; or to get you to do something, like buy a house. But they are not real. The game is fixed and the house always wins. It doesn’t matter if there are three tax brackets or twenty, they are there so the politicians can jigger them to make you think they’ve helped you. They are an intentionally complicated fraud.

And then he dropped the big bomb. Fifty percent of the citizens of this country will no longer pay any taxes at all. In class warfare, that’s the nuclear option. That sets one half of the country, the ones paying the bill against the other, the ones riding for free. It also creates a mindset in the non-payers that says who cares how big the government gets. I’m not footing the bill. It won’t hurt me.

But oh, won’t it make Trump popular among the non-thinking classes? You remember those folks. They are the ones who used to have Obama stickers on their bumper.

This moment is also instructive about our view of the rest of the Republican field. Anyone who thinks the approach to tax reform includes anything other than a flat income tax or a simple retail tax (not a VAT – we already pay the corporate tax when we buy goods), is not a conservative. He or she might think they are. Or they may simply be lying. But to say a progressive tax is fair and useful is to label yourself a RINO; at least in terms of tax policy.

As I also mention in my gripping epic, 16 20 24, fairness is simple. 1/5 of your income as tax is the same as 1/5 of my income or 1/5 of Bill Gates’ income. But politicians and their weenie media slaves have been working since 1913 to have you unknow that simple fact. A flat, simple tax across the board is the key to a proper and honest tax code.

And no, you don’t tax legitimate welfare recipients. How stupid is it already that the government cuts you a check, whether it’s welfare or social security or a military check and then taxes it. But we’ll save getting rid of welfare freeloaders and wasting money this way in another post. Or you can read about in…nah…I won’t say it again.

To the Republican field: Trump knows that every word I’ve said here is true. That’s why his tax plan, after it has been digested, may be his undoing. Anyone favoring a flat tax shouldn’t be afraid to pounce on Trump for his plan. He will get loud. He’ll insult you. When he does, get louder, but stick to your argument. You may not cost him in the polls (I believe you will) but the most important result is that you will rise in the polls by pounding away again and again. Point out the underlying lie in his plan and pound away!

A couple more short points.

When you combine this new left-leaning twist in the Trump saga with his ego, we see another disturbing pattern getting clearer. Trump is more arrogant and self-centered than even Obama. Who would have thought a year ago that we’d ever have someone as conceited in American politics again. But here we are. One thing the new president must do is to push a huge amount of power in the executive branch back to congress where it belongs. There is no way, no way in hell, that Donald Trump will EVER shed an iota of power – ever. It is not a part of his personality. If you thought Obama was certifiably crazy in his use of royal proclamations, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet!

There is still the question of whether Trump is a shill for the Clintons or a Democrat using his popularity and deceit to stymy Republicans. So far his behavior doesn’t answer well. While sitting at the top of the poles, Trump has wasted 95% of the air time, generously provided by the media* firing down at those trailing him and not firing across at two of the easiest political targets in modern times, Bernie and BJ Bill’s wife. Why waste that valuable air time? The guy at the top shoots down at his own peril. So much for the guy who wrote The Art of the Deal.

 *The MSM wouldn’t piss in a Republican’s hair if it was on fire. And yet, they air every word Trump utters. They let him have all interviews he wants. He even sets the venue! Again, WHY? Do they believe, as I am starting to believe that Trump, is the great White Hope of the Democratic Party?

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