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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Empty Purnata ·
CF, stop pretending that you "care". You aren't concerned that we are "placing an ideology above our own concerns", you are upset that that ideology is not Capitalism. If we were 100% Capitalists, you would have no problem. If we placed Capitalism above our own concerns, you wouldn't care. You are just upset that we are not Capitalists (well, at least I'm not, I'm not sure if MBM is a Capitalist or a Socialist he comes off as a Socialized Capitalist to me). I can get along just fine with...
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Re: "If the KKK opposes gay marriage, I would ride with them."

Empty Purnata ·
The fact that he has sided with the KKK, who have killed 10,000s of African-Americans over 150 years, is just as much harm as what Jesse Jackson does. BTW, Jesse Jackson is corrupt, but how has he harmed African-Americans?
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Re: "If the KKK opposes gay marriage, I would ride with them."

Michael ·
"The fact that he has sided with the KKK, who have killed 10,000s of African-Americans over 150 years, is just as much harm as what Jesse Jackson does. BTW, Jesse Jackson is corrupt, but how has he harmed African-Americans?" .....the answer to that is a no brainer. Perhaps you should ask the individuals from our community taken to the cleaners by the jackleg Reverend. ..and you would not have to look hard for the answer. I'm willing to bet Harold Doley, Frederick Jones, Eddie Edwards, and...
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Re: Education: then and now, Thomas Sowell

Empty Purnata ·
LOL, Isome, you know this has been going on ever since slavery. Remember the old House Kneegrow who would put the fire out if the Massa's house caught on fire? "We sick, bohs!" Thomas Sowell is nothing more than a William F. Buckley-type dressed up in a Black man's body. He's nothing more than a tool for White Conservative Status-Quo defenders to go: "Hey look! This Nigra agrees with us! He sees the light in our reasoning. Why can't the rest of you Nigras be the same way? Why can't you...
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Re: State of the Union: NPR WANTS YOUR VIEW

Constructive Feedback (Guest) ·
It is SIMPLY AMAZING TO ME that the very same people who CHEERLEAD for Hugo Chavez, Castro and Mugabe AGAINST the United States are now BYTCHING about the economic state of THEIR COUNTRY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *This country who's LAND IS STOLEN. *This country who's wage rates were estabished via IMPERIALISM where it suppressed the development of other nations so that it's core industries (steel, manufacturing, mining) could be built up. *This country which made use of PROTECTIONIST trade policies...
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Re: State of the Union: NPR WANTS YOUR VIEW

HonestBrother ·
Will wonders ever cease? He's seen the light
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Re: State of the Union: NPR WANTS YOUR VIEW

Kweli4Real ·
"Now Buck. Why you complainin. Massa feeds us. Massa give us dese good clothes. He even let us sleep in on christmas. Why you gonna go complainin. It betta den bein treated like da white folk. Sho dey kin come n go as dey pleez. Sho dey kin be dumb as a rock an still git along. But wez jus gotta werk on ourselfs an let Massa be."
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Re: State of the Union: NPR WANTS YOUR VIEW

Huey ·
Damn, that Uncle Ruckus is something else.
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Re: My dad's barbershop -- and personal responsibility

Kevin41 ·
I wonder if CF is his son or little brother? I wonder if my spam alert disconnected the program that we thought was self-hater#1..I haven't seen a post od his...and do not get me wrong...I do not miss his azz........at all...... read this bullschit: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The (Blue) State Of The Union Address -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: February 2, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern...
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Re: Gunmen attack Nigeria oil complex

folobatuyi ·
It was only a matter of time before this would happen.....both foriegners and the corrupt leaders for the longest have been robbing the soil of the Niger delta without even providing mere basic utilities for the locals...then have the nerves to be surprized!
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Re: The Left Hand of God

HonestBrother ·
I did not claim one had to be religious in order to be oppressive nor have I ever gone on record as being for the elimination of religion. Nor have I ever expressed the view that by getting rid of religion we would also rid ourselves of hatred, ambition, and oppression. I've actually expressed opposite views on a number of occasions. So where you get these ideas is beyond me. Back to the subject. OK. I accept that I shouldn't identify you with the religious right. But I will go so far as to...
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Re: Republican Congressman Predicts Bush Impeachment

Kweli4Real ·
That is rich. Impeaching Bush for: lying to the american public in the run up to war; lying to the american people about the prosecution of the war; willfully violating the 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th Amendment rights of US citizens; promoting a pattern and practice of crony capitalism for financial gain; and, his heading the most corrupt and incompetent administration in modern history, is all payback for Clinton's impeachment. Amazing ... Simply amazing.
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Re: Is Pan-Africanism Truly Possible or Even Logical?

UppityNegress ·
WTF indeed. OK, this may be another one of my trademarked moments of naivete, but what's so wrong with the word Negro? I've alwasy found it to be a concise description of poeple whose genetic heritage is predominantly from Subsaharan Africa, and who recognize as such. African-American doesn't take into count the Negroes all over the globe. Black is perhaps the second best, but there are ther groups such as Australian aborigines and Pacific Islanders wh are considered "Black", yet not...
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Re: Men love promiscuous women..They just don't want to marry one.

HonestBrother ·
Here is what INTERPRETATION is NOT: When the person or thing you're interpreting responds and says "No that's not what I meant" and you insist on your "interpretation" anyway, then you're implicitly accusing your source of being (for whatever reason): unreliable, corrupt, or dishonest. You are in fact "forcing a reading" especially when you're a female making claims about what happens in a man's head. I don't think the statement below (which for me marks the turning point of all this) is an...
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Re: Illegal Immigration

kresge ·
But are these people any less exploited in their own countries than they are here. If they had economic/political justice in their own country, I seriously doubt whether they would risk life and limb to get here. The real criminals are the international financial institutions, multinational corporations, and the governments that are complicit with them. I could give a rip about whether they are breaking the law or not. Morally/ethically I do not believe that anyone should be compelled to...
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Re: Illegal Immigration

Black Viking ·
That makes sense, but these things are difficult enough to do here on our own soil. I've always thought that our foreign policy should be minimal at best. There are far too many problems to clean up right here. But, as you noted, we support these institutions that are worsening latin America, and that is not in our interests either. America needs to collectively back up, regroup, and get it's own straight. This mess regarding illegal immigration is not all that different from the war in...
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Re: NAACP, Barack Obama Call for Earned Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants

leart ·
I think you are grossly misled on this issue. Forged Documents are a part of Illegal Human Smuggling. It's the U.S Businessmen who support Illegal Immigrants, and if the Government would prosecute them the process would end. If no one would hire them they wouldn't come, and the businesses would have to pay locals a liveable wage, and they wont have a shortage of workers. For some Construction Jobs the Wage Scale has been cut more than 50% by them using these Illegals. When a Businessman...
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Re: Illegal Immigration

Kuya Pat ·
Because an open borders policy is necessary for the corrupt criminals running Mexico's gov't to stay in power: That's why the gov't south of the border always will oppose any attempt at 1) border security 2) enforcement of illegal immigration laws particularly criminals and business owners hiring and 3) Whatever is to be done about the 12 million here. Basically if a pipe breaks in your house do you first Shut off the water (border security) or do you first start mopping up the floor. Since...
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Re: Incentives

umbrarchist ·
They aren't concerned about the value of the work, what matters is the minimum they can offer the worker on the basis of supply and demand for labor. So the more desperate the workers are in competing for jobs the better for the capitalists. The capitalist intends to keep as much value as possible. Now doesn't this make an unpredictable feedback loop. My intention of advocating mandatory accounting is so consumers behave differently. But if consumers alter their behavior that will affect...
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Re: Incentives

umbrarchist ·
Garbage is a higher class of trash. Like an empty tin can that used to contain caviar versus an empty tin can that used to contain tuna. Adam Smith advocated a system in which each individual pursuing his self interest resulted in what was best for society as a whole. But Adam Smith did not live in a world of planned obsolescence and Freudian marketing techniques. The self proclaimed cpitalists in this society hold up Adam Smith as their Lawgiver (see Planet of the Apes) but they don't talk...
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Re: Incentives

Empty Purnata ·
Have you gone elitist on me now? True. Capitalism doesn't sound that bad in Adam Smith's original envisionment of it. Adam Smith, although a capitalist, was actually pretty socialistic in heart in many of his views. He believed that people would be able to use capitalism to benefit society as a whole and he had a real disdain for businessmen and aristorcracy. However, he also distrusted the people, he believed that capitalism could be properly used by "enlightened statesmen" and "philosopher...
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Re: Untitled--Just Disappointed and Upset

Rowe ·
I Want To Be Free From ALL Systems of Oppression and Control This is acceptable Brother Midlife so long as you do not impose your religious beliefs on others. It is the imposition and religous arrogance with which I have an issue. As soon as my sister got brainwashed by her former boyfriend's father, who is also a retired minister, right on cue, she began feeling as if her newfound relationship with God made her better than everyone else, including her family, who are not religious and never...
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Re: Bush and Cos.' Real Objectives

Kevin41 ·
They ruin the economy everywhere they go...I guess Halliburton types are to be the only employed people in the world..... Unemployed Iraqis turn their anger on coalition By Cesar G. Soriano, USA TODAY BAGHDAD "” Every morning, Adnan Hussein joins thousands of other day laborers in the back-alley teashops of a poor Batawin neighborhood. The laborers sit at cramped tables, smoking, talking and waiting for work. A protestor hurls stones while a police car burns in the background. Khalid...
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Re: Something of a Revelation

Melesi ·
Nmaginate, I did not mention the "fine points" of my discussion with SD. I wasn't talking about that at all at first. I merely pointed out your inconsistency, which you decided not to address. What you seem to hope is whining is merely pointing out a serious objection. SD seems to think that Christians should be about wiping out poverty. He doesn't say how that might be achieved (other than giving vast sums of money, yet vast sums have already been given and we still have poverty with us),...
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Re: White so-called 'Christianity' is responsible for unleashing demonism

Prophetessofrage ·
Christianity and Racism Rusty Wright -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Does Christianity Promote Racism? Thirty years after the heyday of the Civil Rights movement, racial issues in the US remain sensitive. Racial quotas in the workplace and academia continue to be controversial. Prominent corporations are accused of racist practices. Certain supremacy groups promote the Bible, God and the white race. Race and politics interact in ways that...
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Re: Negroes Out Of Touch With America On War

Lofton (Guest) ·
....Merv Dymally the illegal immigrant! ...???????and its perfectly acceptable for California State Assemblyman Merv Dymally to represent foreign interests at the expense of U.S. citizens, namely the residents of South Central Los Angeles, Compton, Lynwood, Paramount, etc. "I am busier than ever." Mr. Dymally is currently busy doing a great deal of civic work in education, state politics and international affairs (Africa, Asia and the Caribbean)." ...from Merv Dymally himself ....but then...
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Re: Was Aristide Kidnapped.

MBM ·
It is rather unusual that Aristide appears to have spoken to the press in CAR but apparently did not mention the "kidnapping" at the hands of the Americans. March 1, 2004 Ousted Aristide Arrives in Africa, but Final Stop Is in Doubt By MICHAEL WINES OHANNESBURG, March 1 "” Newly arrived in the impoverished Central African Republic, Haiti's ex-president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, today assailed the rebels who ousted him from power on Sunday, saying that "in overthrowing me, they have chopped...
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Re: Mankind's Most Vicious Idea

toussaint ·
Is it really capitalism that corrupts people or are people corrupt whether or not there is capitalism? Look at the Soviet Union or any other state-run economy. Just because they don't have "Inc." bheind hteir name doesn't mean that they aren't corrupt. People want things and can be greedy regardless of what kind of system they are in.
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Re: Mankind's Most Vicious Idea

MBM ·
That's my point. Without regard to how beautiful a system is in theory, when it intersects with human beings, it will become flawed in predictable ways.
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Re: $5 Million Settlement Ends Case of Tainted Texas Sting

EbonyRose ·
Who says there really is a drug problem in Tulia? You had 46 people arrested and convicted for drugs ... all of them were released and pardoned. I suppose this may be your first time hearing about this story, but there has never been any mention of any confiscated drugs ... only that a corrupt, racist, ex-FBI agent says there were. Three of the people arrested were in different states at the times of the "alleged" buys by this agent!!! One judge says he sees no evidence of wrongdoing ... the...
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Re: Jesus married

Fine ·
Yes I believe Ayesu (Jesus is corrupt Greek name) was married to Mary Magdalene and that they had children as well. 1. Hippolytus, a Christian leader from the late 2nd Century, was followed by Origen in the 3rd Century in saying that the Song of Solomon was a prophecy of a marital union between Christ and Mary Magdalene. Although they believed Mary was symbolic of the Church, nevertheless, the notion presupposed a real, albeit a spiritual (meaning non-sexual), marriage between Mary and...
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Re: Selling Social Security Reform as Reparations...

Kuya Pat ·
Any type of privatization if it is indeed private accounts IN YOUR NAME is a plus. Just count about the billions as noted in the article that has been lost to the black community for generations since: When you die off all your money stays with the gov't. You don't get to will it to your kids, family, mom, significant other or whoever. Originally there was a lockbox but the law was changed in the 1960's or 1970's so that it could be raided and replaced basically with an IOU from Congress.
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Re: Russell Simmons Eyed As New NAACP Prez

ocatchings ·
I know I'm going to regret this but.....I don't see anything wrong with the idea. The NAACP has had corrupt, worthless, sellout leaders in the past so maybe a change may spark some new ideas and movements towards progress. As the saying goes "change is good". My only fear is that Simmons being a rap pioneer, that his influence will attract the wrong element and make the situation worse. I just don't see the need for gangsta rappers trying to motivate the public to "do the right thing". I for...
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Re: Russell Simmons Eyed As New NAACP Prez

Rowe ·
If the child's emotional and intellectual constituion is where it needs to be, the child would not be attracted to "bitch" and "ho" lyrics in the first place. Children are corrupt because the people who are responsible for them are corrupt. Therefore, the question as to why some children are negatively impacted by rap music while others are not is not as important as understanding why Americans, generally between the ages of 12-35, are so attracted to music that communicates the highest...
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Re: Support the troops....

KISONGO ·
Many soldiers knew how their government was corrupt; if they really had any conscience they wouldn't have joined the military in the first place. For me the troops are the American government. I don't support the war, I don't support the American government, and I don't support your troops. They are all the same for me. And again we see how Americans are selfish why you should be concerned aboutyour troops only, why about the thousands and thousands Iraqi civilians dying because of the...
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Re: Support the troops....

Rowe ·
This is Real Life... Dalontay, a talented urban teenager who is the first in his family to graduate from a Highschool in Yonkers, NY, wants to pursue a college degree in Art History and Architecture. He has plans to build affordable housing in urban cities for the community's poorest families. He goes to his mother, a single mother, for the money so that he can take some local Community College courses. She tells Dalontay to forget about college, that she needs him to get a job and help...
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Re: Support the troops....

EbonyRose ·
With all due respect to your position, no one is saying that the safety of anyone/everyone involved is not a consideration. It's just that, that's not what this thread was about, or what the question was at this particular time! I can't say I blame you for seeing the troops and the government as one entity ... I'm sure that is true for most foreign countries and people who have to come in contact with our military. They are not a "welcoming committee" or ambassadors and rarely come in peace.
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Re: Support the troops....

jazzdog ·
I'm not criticizing blacks who don't support the war, I don't support the war but as an ex military officer some of your notions about the military and it deciding foreign policy are just plan silly. To somehow blame the troops for policies decided upon by men not even in uniform and as with this administration men who never wore the uniform I have a problem with.
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Re: Support the troops....

KISONGO ·
Let him know Oshun Auset because the propaganda machines FOX and CNN won't report that! This brother just show how the American public are so ignorant or in denial, or at best indifferent. What a tragedy! Here is the part I don't get WHY Americans insist in believing all the BS their government feed them when it's notorious that for 500 years the US government is a corrupt system. It's well known the CIA is friends with the Bin Ladens, and the Saudi Monarchy who sponsor terrorism in the...
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Re: Support the troops....

ocatchings ·
I thought the point was the military was leading this great crusade? Now its the CIA, FBI, (dot dot ditty dot dot dash). As Jazzdog pointed out we don't make policy. I'm g;ad you finally jumped on the bandwagon and realized that there are no WMD's but I along with many of the other terrorist realized that over a year ago, so I'm not impressed with your outdated stats. By the way you should lend your support to the latest hostage, I'm sure your arguements will help win his freedom. catch
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Re: Support the troops....

KISONGO ·
How can you ask such questions to me? I was afraid to post on this forum because I knew most of you will never understand the positions of continental Africans like me. I'm not surprised to see there are few, or any continental African posting on this board. Why? Because our opinion is judge hateful, outdated, or unimportant. Do you know the REALITY of Angola? Do you know what's REALLY going on in the lives of most continental Africans grip with poverty, injustice, and daily massacres? The...
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Re: Support the troops....

ocatchings ·
Good answer catch
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Re: Support the troops....

EbonyRose ·
Kisongo ... As a matter of fact, I do understand some of your experiences, although admittedly I have not experienced them myself. But, I have spoken to several Continental Africans who did experience first-hand what you are describing. But, with all due respect, that was not my question to you. My question is why you would make this statement: or this one: or this one: First of all, how do you know who does or does not understand or have knowledge of what you are saying? Secondly, why do...
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Re: Support the troops....

Oshun Auset ·
I'll leave this convo to you and Kisongo...but If we didn't take this particular statment as being directed towards the board members...Wouldn't this statement be generally accurate about the Amerikkkan populous? To be honest I wonder the same thing all the time...especially when it is us Africans in Amerikkka displaying this 'belief'...
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Re: RWANDA'S SECRET WAR

EbonyRose ·
You know, Vox ... I believe it is fear that keeps them where they are right now. They already have so little to lose. Who they are having to fight is a government that is subsidized by governments like ours to own guns and weapons with which to keep these people oppressed, and to try to rise up and fight a fight that you have no chance in hell of winning can be a bit scary I would think!! So that is what keeps them down, but I have the feeling that what will lift them up is that somebody,...
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Re: RWANDA'S SECRET WAR

Oshun Auset ·
Change is internal...not that coalitions and solidarity with other liberation movements would hurt. But ultimately it is up to the masses of the indigenous people of any landmass to orgnaize. Otherwise any outside force could become the new oppressors. Well, that's the difference between neo-colonialism and colonialisn... It used to be direct political and physical dominance. Now t here is economic and cultural dominance remaining. I guess "overt/covert" is a bad usage on my part.
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Re: Perverted Trends of Gangster / Criminal Lifestyles are Ravaging Black Culture...

Oshun Auset ·
We are oppressed and exploited. Until we are no longer under such conditions our youth shouldn't be fed a diet of ignorance. Can an oppressed and exploited people afford to have major propoganda shoved down our throats every day? The results in our youth should tell you the answer. Do you remember "edutainment"? What happened to that aspect of Hip-hop? Ever wonder where it went or why? Our conditions haven't gotten any better as a people since hip-hop started so what caused the change in the...
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Re: Perverted Trends of Gangster / Criminal Lifestyles are Ravaging Black Culture...

EbonyRose ·
What I guess I'm trying to say is that the people already have the power. There is strength in numbers. It is how out Civil Rights Movement got pushed through to the success it did. A whole bunch of Black people mobilized, initiated protest and protested until they got what they wanted. The stood behind strong, Black leadership that had their best interest at heart. Now, if the people of Africa, instead of having Black African pig leaders as dictators, could find socially and morally rich...
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Re: Original Sin?

kresge ·
I am an ordained American Baptist minister. As you said, there is a difference between mainline denominations and what you see on TV. Also, while it may not have been explicit in what I wrote above, the doctrine of original sin is related to but not synonymous with the Fall. A strict understanding of original sin as given by Augustine is that humanity has not only inherited a tendency to sin, but that it has inherited guilt as well. In the Catholic understanding, this obtains because in some...
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Re: Original Sin?

Nmaginate ·
That would be my experience. What I see in real life and on TV.
 
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