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Re: Conservative Idiots

Michael ·
"I wonder how many Black people really give a schit about how they are LOOKED at ..." by Kevin41 "I wonder why there is sooo much laughter when the guy speaks.....I guess it is hard to take a tom serious .... when you know their first and foremost motive is to defend the stats quo and their white masters ....I thought the term conservative idiot applied here........." by Kevin41 ************************** ".....be it Democrat, Republican, Independent, Green Party, or otherwise..... ..... the...
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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Michael ·
....now speaking of defending the status quo, more likely this fits our disgraceful elected representatives and/or an inept Black middleclass more so than any Black conservative.... " House Negroes can't back-up a prayer of a chance in any benefit as to AA benefitting a Michael Lofton because I only give credit where it is due ....." ....now AA has done about as much or less for me..... ...as a no good Reverend Henry Lyons , and snake oil saleman Reverend Jesse Jackson , Brentwood Burke,...
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Re: 'No Child Left Behind' - A Thought

Nmaginate ·
DUMB-Feed must be referring to U.S. Rep. Kendrick B. Meek of the 17th Congressional District of Florida. The Perpetually UNLEARNED have no shame. CON-Feed should be the last person to ever say something about education and improving education in the Black Community when his LAZY tendencies or his willful ignorance when it comes to taking the nano-second to make sure he's spelling Meek's name right shows he has no such personal interest himself.
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Re: 'No Child Left Behind' - A Thought

Isome ·
You are correct, sir. That whole competition argument is absolutely bogus! Private schools choose the students they want to accept into their institution, public schools take every child within their district , whether they speak English as a first language, regardless of their ability to buy their own lunch, uniform, or pay for their field trips, whether they are C students or make regular appearances on the honor roll.
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Re: 'No Child Left Behind' - A Thought

Negrological ·
i am of the opinion that children should be able to attend any school. if the school in your local district stinks you should have the option to have your child go elsewhere. however, i do not believe schools should be stripped of funding...
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Re: Playing with Americans left and right hands on reparation.

MBM ·
Quoted from the article, these are things that Republicans are suing Democrats for: It's pretty pathetic that this is the best that black conservatives can do. The fact is that above and beyond any party affiliations, it is conservative ideology that was behind everything listed above. What does that say about conservatives that they are attacking Democrats because of their previous conservative positions?
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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Michael ·
....more likely Empty Purnata, ricardomath, and Kevin41 are full of it..... ..now this is punishment... punishment for wrong and foolish actions truly deserved. ..now, I choose not to go this direction, and slim chance exists, where I will be punished for anything that I truly did....... .....There is nothing that a Kevin41 can do that will ruin me, punish me, ruin my good reputation, etc., etc. ..haven't sustained any losses, be it financial, or otherwise, thus what you have classed as...
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Re: Afrocentric versus Eurocentric

Fine ·
Yes. ------------------- Dusty Elbow: We "can" very well talk about Americas slavery and there is alot to talk about: Connecticut Military Law, 1784--forbade blacks from serving in military First Naturalization Law, 1790--congress declared US a white nation Federal Militia Law, 1792--only whites could enlists in peacetime militia Fugitive Slave Law, 1793--protected slaveholders rights, discouraged blacks from running away Virginia Migration Law, 1793--forbade free blacks from entering that...
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Re: Negroes who defend the status quo once they've "gotten theirs"

Michael ·
"Nah Isome...those days of giving little mikey attention have fizzled down to nothing......what the hell...i made a decent effort up front to communicate so to hell with it......i read some of the old posts Ricardo chronicled and I was really too damn diplomatic in the first place...just takes a minute to figure it out when you trying to give a fool the benefit of the doubt. Remember when I said so in the thread about New Years resolutions? Well as you can see today is the 7th.....once I get...
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Re: The Effect of Public Schools on Our Kids

Rowe ·
Good points.
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Re: Bush Selects Alito for Supreme Court

Kweli4Real ·
Is anyone following the confirmation hearings? I was reading the GOP list of witnesses for Alito when I came upon this: I find it interesting that Kirsanow is a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights AND a partner in a law firm whose labor/employment law section [where he practiced] is widely known for its union-busting and aggressive, employee-hostile tactics.Kirsanow will be in the 5th panel and is a "discrimination is a thing of the past" civil rights
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Re: Bush, 'No Child Left Behind', and National Testing

Kweli4Real ·
But I would argue that the real travesty is that children are not being encouraged/taught to "connect the dots", to draw conclusions or extrapolate results from current data. I remember back in the day, my public school friends were asked on tests questions like, "On what date did the Spanish Armada sail?" This is not much different from the rote learning required under NCLB; Whereas, exams at my prep-school asked, "In 1588, the Spanish launched a naval attack on Endland. Discuss the likely...
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Re: The Elephant in the Room While Black Kids Misbehave? Single Parent Homes

Nmaginate ·
And this is coming from Mr. "The Asians" himself. Funny how it's cool to reference things when your references can be used to disparage, huh PUNK-Feed? And, lo & behold... Mr. Phillips (aka Waymon Tinsdale III) also just happened to mention Asian-Americans yet we don't hear a damn thing coming out of PUKE-Feed's mouth whining about referencing or comparing African-Americans to Asian-Americans... Hmmm.... Always IN DEFERENCE, huh PUNK-Feed? ... I mean 'WHITE BOY'?
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Re: Executives' Pensions Are the Deal of a Lifetime

Kweli4Real ·
In another thread, CF cited to spouse abuse in Africa and eluded to oppression in some Arab states. He then asked for the Capitalistic equivalent. Well, CF, here ya go:
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Re: Hypothetically...Ofcourse

HeruStar ·
I mean to me it only makes since. For instance Vince Young, arguably the true heisman, was brilliant in the championship game. Brilliant in the fact that his 4th and 5 game winning touchdown sealed a multi-million dollar deal, and placed the coach on a pedastle. I don't argue that he should recieve any financial compensation, but I do feel that many like him shouldn't have to struggle through K-12 as much, and depend on their athletic ability to be accepted into good schools. God forbid...
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Re: Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!

Nmaginate ·
Valley Traditional High School is in the middle of a racial controversy. A teacher used a racial epithet towards a student. The word is only six letters long but the impact is far reaching. We do want to warn you that some of the language in this story is strong and may offend some people, but since this story is not just about the "n" word it's also about the pronunciation, we've decided to leave it in the story for you to decide. Murphy: "What did he say to you specifically?" Chavers: "Sit...
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Re: Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!

James Wesley Chester ·
"It's understandable the frustration and the anger about a situation like this and we sincerely apologize because it is not our mode of operation, but we do believe that we have sent a very strong message," says Jefferson County Public Schools spokesperson Lauren Roberts.---article This the message literally 'sent' to the public by the school district's afministration. Spokespersons deliver the message of those responsible for the subject being addressed. Here again, we are lookiing at the...
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Re: Poor Children Can Learn

ma'am ·
I think this is the school a kid in my fam went to. If I'm not mistaken, the principal tries to make sure teacher with children have their kids in the school. So they have a vested interest in the school. I'm not sure how she supposedly implemented this. They have a big problem of kids living outside of the district shuttling in. A victim of their own success. If it's the same school, the principal ranted about that during the first orientation every year. Then complimented the parents for...
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Re: Larry Elder: blacks and republicans

Major Barber ·
I came out of retirement like MJ and Deion. Or more like Puxtauny Phil of Ground Hog Fame. I came out of my hole in the ground and I saw the same thing. Larry Elder, just like me, was raised in South Central. Location of birth or living has nothing to do with facts. Let's put forth the following premise: 80% of what Larry Wrote is true. This doesn't justify me becoming a republican. But what does, is what the Democrats/Liberals have done for Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Oakland, New...
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Re: The One....

HonestBrother ·
Preacher? Minister? These words have very specific meanings ...But then again aren't we all called to 'ministry'? And to preach through every day acts of 'prophecy'? At the risk of seeming self-important, I've always been drawn to the pursuit of Truth. More generally, to the classical vision of the Good Life - the pursuit of Truth, Beauty, and Justice. The love of Truth led me to the life of a scholar. But with maturity has also come a sense of responsibility to the social world and a...
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Re: The One....

Khalliqa ·
What does devotion to the pursuit of Justice look like? Scholar of? What type of artist? What type of activist? I don't know what to think, you refuse to share any more..... Peace, Virtue
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Re: The One....

HonestBrother ·
As a scholar, I'm a research mathematician by education and profession. I'm also a student of religion and philosophy. As an artist, see the thread HB's Art Show in the Music-Entertainment-Arts Forum. I also write poetry, fiction, and essays. As an activist, I've advocated for a number of causes in my community. Currently I'm working on a somewhat unusual project. I'm putting together a Black History Month photo exhibit featuring local people - updating and democratizing the imagery of black...
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Re: Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!

Nmaginate ·
Re: Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!
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Re: The One....

HonestBrother ·
At the risk of sounding grandiose, my "mission" is to contribute towards bringing about a Black cultural renaissance. That's MY thing. Or at least what I'm about can be summarized in those words. It's why I went into education as a profession. Knowledge is indeed power. And it's at the root of a lot of my other endeavors. As a photographer, one thing I'm trying to do is to capture diverse images of African American life. I think it makes a profound difference to the way people see themselves...
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Re: Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!

Nmaginate ·
Maybe you ought to think about your futile attempts at logic before you publish it. Obviously, the meaning "in that conversation" has everything to do with how the "meaning" was received by the student. No matter how the student used the word, the meaning when thrown back at the student, given the way English works, need not be the same. And clearly the student didn't perceive or conceive or receive it as the same. So, again, think before you throw soft-balls of illogic around. Obviously...
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Re: A Dick with a Gun

Kweli4Real ·
You mean this Harry Whittington? http://www.austinchronicle.com/issues/dispatch/1999-09-03/pols_feature3.html Whittington seems to be a "fixer." I wonder what they were discussing, just before the gun went off?
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Re: Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!

Nmaginate ·
JACO! The whole point here is that YOU GETS NOWHERE WITH YOUR FAULTY LOGIC, idiotic Circular Reasoning and Anal ABSTRACTIONS! First, foremost and ALWAYS... THE TEACHER'S INTENT IS IRRELEVANT! INTENT defines nor determines NOTHING! INTENT is not the End All, Be All of anything. As the saying goes, The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions. The Teacher's INTENT is IRRELEVANT because: Put simply... whatever the two parties involved in conversation perceive the meaning of a word to be,...
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Re: Cognitive dissonance and the black woman

Rowe ·
Yes, among other issues, this topic is a heavily debated issue in Washington, DC. In fact, a popular radio host by the name of Michael Baisden discusses this issue quite often on his radio program. And each time that he brings this issue up ("Single Black Women"), a swarm of Black women call in to voice their concerns. I'm only 29 years old, and right now, I'm doing OK in terms of dating. But after listening to all of these women well into their 30's and 40's calling and complaining,...
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Re: State of Black America hosted by Tavis on CSPAN now..

EbonyRose ·
Well, two things I add to this is, one, here in Houston, as Kresge has already stated, there are Black megachurches capable of holding a larger number of people than the venue it was held in. I would surmise that St. Agnes Church was picked because it is probably the biggest one in Sheila Jackson-Lee's district. I'm not sure about that, but that's just my guess. Also of note, the hotel where the bunch was staying was at least 40+ miles from where the church was, in an upscale suburb of the...
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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: People of Color' are All One? Latino Inmates in L.A. Don't Think So

EbonyRose ·
Racial Violence Behind Bars - Time For Straight Talk Between the Black and Latino Communities By Anthony Asadullah Samad The violence that has taken place between Black and Latino inmates in the Los Angeles (and now Riverside and San Bernadino) County Jails has caused both the black and Latino communities to take inventory of their relationship. Future relations will require candor, honesty and some historical reflection that has allowed them to peacefully co-exist for 500 years. Black...
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Re: I'm In Love With A Stripper?

HonestBrother ·
Artist/Band: Cash Johnny Lyrics for Song: Cocaine Blues Lyrics for Album: At Folsom Prison Early one mornin' while makin' the rounds I took a shot of cocaine and I shot my woman down I went right home and I went to bed I stuck that lovin' .44 beneath my head Got up next mornin' and I grabbed that gun Took a shot of cocaine and away I run Made a good run but I ran too slow They overtook me down in Juarez, Mexico Late in the hot joints takin' the pills In walked the sheriff from Jericho Hill...
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Re: College "Education" Is BS

Shango67 ·
I strongly disagree. Those are passive examples of particpation. We need to do much, much, more. The vanguards of the current system need to be out of business. Education is a political event and true educational reform has to be sponsored by the masses. Public school systems in the United States were born from the need to provide the nation with a constant labor force primarily made up of whites. As this nation moved from an agrarian society to a nation where goods were mass produced,...
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Re: Does anyone have problems with this?

Kweli4Real ·
Are these mercenaries Deputized, or merely contract employees answerable to only those that pay them. And, for that matter, the security company is only answerable he/she that writes the check, not necessarily those of us that own the bank account. Remember this article observation: Besides, Consitutional guarantees, e.g., the 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th Amendments, only applied to the State, not private companies. JWC, first, where are the reports of civilian law enforcement failing to...
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Re: *pssst, pssst*

ricardomath ·
Nope. Never. BTW, in Colombia, it's not just catcalls that women have to watch out for. My wife was actually rather elated when I showed her this story.
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Re: Illegal Immigration

EbonyRose ·
L.A. braces for protest, as Bush addresses 'emotional debate' Pending legislation spurs tens of thousands to march LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- As thousands of people were expected to protest legislation cracking down on illegal immigrants on Saturday, President Bush said he planned to toughen enforcement of immigration laws. "America is a nation of immigrants, and we're also a nation of laws," Bush said in his weekly radio address. "When illegal immigrants know they will be caught and...
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Re: What are you listening to right now?

Fagunwa ·
Hey Artgurl I knew you meant geetar playing! I love ol' johnny but that Hendrix was a diety. Syncro System - Sunny Ade Best of Kanda the Bongo man. Diva's of Mali Stoned Soul Picnic and One Less Bell to Answer - 5th Dimension Sonny Rollins box set.
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Re: Nationalism VS Assimilation

MBM ·
WHAT DO YOU WANT? Do you want a homeland within the U.S.? Do you want to go back to Africa? Do you want to be on a reservation Native American style? Would you prefer a federally owned land like the District of Columbia? Do you just want more and stronger African American run cities within the U.S.? Do you support armed insurrection against the U.S.? Should we all move to a state and take it over with a black governor, legislature, etc.? Stop making a fool out of yourself and think about...
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Re: Toddlers to protest against deportation of classmate's dad

ricardomath ·
Joel Manar with his wife and daughter before his arrest. (Archive/Alon Ron) Last update - 18:00 12/04/2006 Migrant worker freed from jail after daughter's friends protest By Yuval Azoulay, Haaretz Correspondent A migrant worker from Ghana illegally in Israel was freed from a Ramle jail Wednesday, days after his 2-year-old daughter's kindergarten classmates held a protest against his deportation. Joel Manar's release came after an Interior Ministry decision to delay his deportation by one...
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Re: Black Folks: It is Time to Lay Down the Mantle

ricardomath ·
Well, we do have "minutemen" on the border...it's only a matter of time... And then there's this...
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Re: North Carolina Black Woman Raped by White Lacrosse Team

Fine ·
Race a Focal Point in Duke Scandal By ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer Sun Apr 16, 2:13 AM ET http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060416/ap_on_re_us/duke_lacrosse_race DURHAM, N.C. - Mayor Bill Bell is black. So are Police Chief Steven W. Chalmers, City Manager Patrick Baker and a majority of the city council. Durham's population is almost as black as it is white. So why is it that some blacks like Preston Bizzell, a 61-year-old Air Force veteran who said he's never experienced racism in his 30...
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Re: The Texas 10% Plan

Faheem ·
I wrote a piece about this on mt blog back in 2004. Here it is... Could it be true? Are white folk that once opposed affirmative Action in Texas now in favor of it? What would make a group of white folk change so drastically after fighting so hard to remove Affirmative Action? The history of Affirmative Action in Texas goes something like this; In 1996 Cheryl Hopwood, a white woman sued the University of Texas on the grounds that she was rejected solely on the basis of her race. As with most...
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Re: North Carolina Black Woman Raped by White Lacrosse Team

ricardomath ·
At least one of the guys arrested has a prior history.
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Re: The Crisis of African American Motherhood?

Nikcara ·
In New Jersey, where I practice the most we have Joint Legal, Joint Physical and Legal aka Joint Custody or Sole Custody. Joint Legal means that the child lives with one parent primarily,that parent is called the Parent of Primary Residence [PPR] the other parent is called Parent of Alternate Residence [PAR]. This is the old standby of custody that most men give a way. Mother is PPR and has child monday~friday, dad gets kid every other weekend usually from friday after school until sunday at...
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Re: North Carolina Black Woman Raped by White Lacrosse Team

Rowe ·
DNA Evidence May Now Link Duke Lacrosse Player to Rape Thursday, May 11, 2006 DURHAM, N.C. "” New DNA evidence may link a Duke University lacrosse player to an exotic dancer who claims she was raped in the team's house, a Durham newspaper reported Wednesday. Citing "several well-placed sources," The Herald Sun of Durham, N.C., reported that tissue collected from under the alleged victim's fingernail might match a player who was at the team party where the attack supposedly occurred. Click...
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Re: North Carolina Black Woman Raped by White Lacrosse Team

caribbeanflavored ·
I hope they all rot in prison.... if big bubba doesn't get to them first.
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Re: North Carolina Black Woman Raped by White Lacrosse Team

Rowe ·
So far though, they can only positively identify one of them, since his DNA matched the DNA evidence found underneath the victim's false nails. And unless she was wearing those cheap press-on nails, anyone who has ever gotten a french manicure with false tips knows just how incredibly hard it is to get those things off without a professional manicurist! So the victim must have really struggled with these guys in order for her nails to come completly off. I am surprised there was no blood and...
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Re: North Carolina Black Woman Raped by White Lacrosse Team

caribbeanflavored ·
they can postively identify only one of them?! Unless she was scratching and clawing at only one of them and not all four then they should be able to find the DNA of the other one's.
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Re: North Carolina Black Woman Raped by White Lacrosse Team

Rowe ·
Duke Lacrosse Player: 'I'm Absolutely Innocent' Monday, May 15, 2006 DURHAM, N.C. "” A third Duke University lacrosse player indicted for his role in the alleged rape of a 27-year-old exotic dancer said Monday that he is "absolutely innocent" of all charges and that the allegations against him "are lies, fabricated ... and they will be proven wrong." David Evans, a 23-year-old senior, is facing first-degree charges of forcible rape, sexual offense and kidnapping. Accompanied by his lawyers,...
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Re: Gospel for the Poor by Bill Cosby

Against All Odds ·
".....talk about hospital failures in generaland include the UC Hospital liver bank that had a lot of things go wrong..and you won't come across as a sorry azz self-loathing nigga who is rotting away in the hood from hatred of his own surroundings.....do your homework.....and for once not take a look at a general issue as a black issue .....try it and see if you can leap over your hatred for blacks and do so......I'm just joking......your afflictions are too deep to correct them this late in...
 
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