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Re: Why Not a Black Party?

James Wesley Chester ·
Professor Walters certainly has 'been there, done that'. It is clear the 'divide' begins even at the very early point of what the name of any organization addressing the issues of African Americans, should be. I don't believe a political party for this purpose is viable. Too many, and too diverse a selection of, issues. A PAC would allow the organizers to specify the focus of the organization. I say that because the organizers are likely to be the ones who bring the 'seed money'. Those who...
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Re: Why Not a Black Party?

sunnubian ·
I agree James. The Right and the Media would have a field day with it being called The Black Party in the first place. It would be mischaracterized by the right in the media and the media would be more than happy to get the ratings they would receive by airing the misinformation. I think that a Peoples party would be more in order considering that it was they people of America that elected President Obama, it was people of all races, all incomes, all walks of life here in American that...
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Re: Why Not a Black Party?

EbonyRose ·
There was something I didn't like (or maybe couldn't agree with ) about this article ... but I just can't place my finger on exactly what that is ....
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Re: Why Not a Black Party?

James Wesley Chester ·
I think that a Peoples party would be more in order considering that it was they people of America that elected President Obama, it was people of all races, all incomes, all walks of life here in American that elected our president, so it should be those same people to come out in support of President Obama and in opposition to racist America trying to camouflauge itself under to guise of ' tea party.---sunnubian I hear you, but.... I think the focus of the organization should be clearly on...
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Re: Why Not a Black Party?

EbonyRose ·
Okay ... I re-read this article - again - because y'all seem to understand what he is talking about. And me ... I seem to continue to end up mired in confusion about his intent. I can't figure out if what he's talking about would be best served by a PAC, a political party, or some sort of (non-political) Black-focused committee/council/think tank/organization of 'leaders' or "Talented 10th"-type people (for lack of a better description at the moment). These are three entirely different...
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Re: Why Not a Black Party?

James Wesley Chester ·
Together is, indeed, good. What we call things we associate ourselves with always results in a confusion. I think...I think...it is in the naming process...,and our personal and collective confusion with naming...ourselves. Hopefully sooner, rather than later, we will figure it out. PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: Why Not a Black Party?

EbonyRose ·
Mr. Walters was part of the panel that convened at Tavis' recent forum on "the Black Agenda" that aired on C-SPAN last night. He discussed in greater detail his ideas on a "Black Party" and at the end, essentially said that the 'naming' of such a group was not nearly as important as what the 'mission' of it should be. After his explanation, I understood his perspective .. and couldn't have agreed with him more. Unfortunately, it still seemed like he was talking about what would be a...
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Re: Why Not a Black Party?

James Wesley Chester ·
PAC, a political party and a grassroots organization...'---EbonyRose I am willing to join a PAC...today. I am willing to join a Political Party...today. I am willing to join a 'grass-roots organization'...today. But... Only if the organization is dedicated...first...to the issues of African American PEACE Jim Chester
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Re: President Obama Will Do Another Q&A -- This One With Democrats

Yemaya ·
So are we going to show up with key, clear and concise questions for President Obama? He's been on fielding them for a couple of weeks now? We need at least ONE question from and about black folks to get to the president.
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Re: President Obama Will Do Another Q&A -- This One With Democrats

EbonyRose ·
Reference: The Huffington Post asked some Democratic House lawmakers whether they would want to have an opportunity to question Obama, and the consensus was that they would hesitate to press him very hard in public, out of a sense of party loyalty. Hmmm ... I wonder what the Democratic Congress members would ask the President if it wasn't for that "sense of party loyalty"?? I was typing up an interview with Rep. John Conyers the other day, and he made a very interesting comment about the two...
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Re: President Obama Will Do Another Q&A -- This One With Democrats

NSpirit ·
Shouldn't the democrats all be on one accord by now and the time for question/answers on how to get done the stuff the american people elected you to do should have been last year. Why do i need to see his verbal prowess against THE DEMOCRATS? Get back on the GOP azz, please
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Re: President Obama Will Do Another Q&A -- This One With Democrats

EbonyRose ·
Reference: Get back on the GOP azz, please He did!
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Why Not a Black Party?

EbonyRose ·
<small>Posted on Friday, March 26th, 2010 at 12:22 am</small> Now we have the Coffee Party which I suppose is a liberal counterpart to the Tea Party that emerged in the Washington, DC area by folks led by Annabel Park a documentary film maker who was horrified by the ugly, menacing and anti-government spirit of the Tea Party crowd that emerged to disrupt the flow of civil discussion about important issues. I’ve been asking, where are the folks who voted for Barack Obama,...
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President Obama Will Do Another Q&A -- This One With Democrats

Cholly ·
President Also Wants Rematch With GOP Less than a week after his electrifying parley with House Republicans, President Obama will be doing another televised question-and-answer session tomorrow morning -- this one with the Senate Democratic...
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Re: Best Quote About Democrats V. Republicans

Xumbrarchist ·
They are both stupidly nuts. Xum
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Re: The President's Democratic Convention Speech

Kocolicious ·
Very intelligent speech. No, folks weren't jumping up and down at every word....but! He designed the speech to speak directly to the voters...which I found very brilliant. Cuz a lotta times speeches talked down to audience as if the speaker is doing the audience a favor. My president brought every one into his fold like teammates working on solving a solution. His speech was realistic as well. No fuzzy promises. No out of the reach propaganda. He spoke the language of all Americans. He said...
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Re: The President's Democratic Convention Speech

EbonyRose ·
Well .... originally, I came in on the end of the President's speech ... about the last 15 minutes or so ... and wasn't all that impressed with what I was hearing!! I really wasn't sure who he was talking to ... whether he was 'singing to the choir' ... or talking to 'somebody else' who wasn't in the room!! Maybe trying to entice Independents or Republicans that might be watching to vote for him. But .... after I watched the recording of it from start to finish ... I rated the speech much...
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Re: The President's Democratic Convention Speech

Kocolicious ·
I'm witcha on most of what you say my sista...except that I think it's black people's fault that we are NOT in it together like we used to be in my day when the government was the ENEMY or the establishment was the enemy and they MADE it known America didn't give a sweet damn about blackfolks. But! We gave a damn. Protect our community as much as we could; raise our children the best way in our limited ability and try to teach 'em as much as we knew how. But today? Our disunity is our fault.
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Re: The President's Democratic Convention Speech

EbonyRose ·
Okay!!! I definitely hear ya talkin', Ms. Koco!! Loud and clear!! But, I think that maybe we are talking about two slightly different points here!! And correct me if I'm wrong about that!! As to your first point .... the "we" I'm talking about in "we're all in this together" is not the "we" as in us Blackfolks ... but the "we" as in ALL Americans!! As Black people ... I definitely agree that WE are "all in this together"!! And couldn't agree more that we damn sure don't act like it ...
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Re: The President's Democratic Convention Speech

Kocolicious ·
I got it! I totally misinterpreted you meant and probably what my presidet said in terms of theword :we:. Oooops. No more coffee for me As far as the sense of belonging, I never ever felt that as an American. I always felt I was an outsider on so many levels in the political place as a so-called minority. Like they i.e. "politicians" were talking at me instead of to me as being part of the American platform. It has always been "us" against "them" sort to speak-black and white. So...from a...
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Re: The President's Democratic Convention Speech

Kocolicious ·
I hate this computer...here are the corrections: I totally misinterpreted what you meant and probably what my president said in terms of the word "we". Oooops. No more coffee for me!
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Re: Rahm Emanuel to raise funds for Democratic campaigns

nuggyt ·
Well we all know that being mayor of Chicago is not a fool time job. I mean there is nothing going on there that needs attention.
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Re: Rahm Emanuel to raise funds for Democratic campaigns

EbonyRose ·
It's a damn shame that which candidate raises more MONEY is even a consideration of whether a person might win or lose an election. The focus should be on a person's record, agenda, character and the ability to secure more VOTES !! But .... in the crooked, corrupt world of politics ... the governance of our lives ... just because someone might collect (and spend) more money than the another person is a REAL possibility of determining winning or losing something like the presidency of the...
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Re: Congressional Black Caucus Forces Vote On Darrell Issa's Treatment Of Eric Holder

sunnubian ·
SHARE ON FACEBOOK SHARE ON TWITTER SHARE ON REDDIT SHARE ON TUMBLR MORE SHARING SERVICES PRINT EMAIL REPORT: Media Ignore Rep. Issa's Alleged Criminal Past January 11, 2011 4:40 pm ET — 20 Comments Rep. Darrell Issa's past includes arrests for weapons charges and auto theft, suspicions of arson, and accusations of intimidation with a gun, but you'd hardly know it from the media's recent coverage of the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. While Issa was...
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Re: Congressional Black Caucus Forces Vote On Darrell Issa's Treatment Of Eric Holder

EbonyRose ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: Per a reply on Blackvoices.com, This is the list of Democrats that sided with the republicans on this: (Which should also serve as a list of Democrats for voters to unseat next election) Mike Ross (D-AR) Jim Costa (D-CA) Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) John Barrow (D-GA) Leonard Boswell (D-IA) Joe Donnelly (D-IN) Ben Chandler (D-KY) Michael Michaud (D-ME) Collin Peterson (D-MN) Timothy Walz (D-MN) Larry Kissell (D-NC) Heath Shuler (D-NC) Mike McIntyre (D-NC) Melvin...
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Re: Congressional Black Caucus Forces Vote On Darrell Issa's Treatment Of Eric Holder

ocatchings ·
We can't just keep letting these bums get away with it, someone needs to pay and the bum is obviously lying to cover his or someone's a$$. As far as I'm concerned all of the dopes should be locked up.
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Re: House Democrats Hoarding Campaign Cash Instead of Investing Fall's Elections

EbonyRose ·
That's just a damn shame. It's bad enough that the Dems seem to spend the money they do have in the wrong places most of the time ... and not support the campaigns of candidates that really need it most, but instead choose "popularity" over substance or need. I swear ... I wish we could just FIRE every currently-sitting person in Congress BEFORE this election is even held ... and then vote in an entire new set!! Those "OGs" who can make it back in get their jobs back. Otherwise, we start...
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Re: House Democrats Hoarding Campaign Cash Instead of Investing Fall's Elections

sunnubian ·
It leads me to believe that they must have ulterior motives in not supporting a Democrat win in the elections, that they could care less who wins as long as their seat is secure, which means that they really don't care about their constituents, the American people, American jobs, the economy, or America's future as a country. It also leads me to believe that since it is money for the purpose of campaigning and public awareness so that democrats can win elections, evidently, they are...
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Re: House Democrats Hoarding Campaign Cash Instead of Investing Fall's Elections

EbonyRose ·
Well, you know Sunnubian .... I just think it's the combination of greed+power+politics (and probably in that order) that twists the morality of individuals once they become politicians and makes most of them corrupt in the end. Very few turn down the chance to be "bought and paid for" by lobbyists and corporations offering to make them millionaires and provide them with lavish lifestyles. Even those that start out as true "representatives of the people' seem to eventually succumb to the...
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Five Adjectives That Scream "Don't Vote Republican!"

sunnubian ·
Published on Monday, August 6, 2012 by Common Dreams Five Adjectives That Scream "Don't Vote Republican!"by Paul Buchheit There are more than five, of course, and voting Democrat may not be much of an improvement, but attaching these adjectives...
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Congressional Black Caucus Forces Vote On Darrell Issa's Treatment Of Eric Holder

sunnubian ·
Congressional Black Caucus Forces Vote On Darrell Issa's Treatment Of Eric Holder Posted: 06/29/2012 11:57 am Updated: 06/29/2012 1:41 pm Photos From The Operation Fast And Furious Investigation 1 of 14: AP FULLSCREEN From left, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Rep, Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, and many House Democrats walk out of the Capitol during the vote to hold Attorney...
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House Democrats Hoarding Campaign Cash Instead of Investing Fall's Elections

sunnubian ·
Democrats shun Nancy Pelosi’s plea for cash In early June, Pelosi tried to shame her members into donating. | Jay Westcott/POLITICO By ALEX ISENSTADT | 7/23/12 4:40 AM EDT One by one, the pictures of House members adorning the lobby of Democratic Party headquarters have come down, turning neat rows of framed photos into a disjointed mess — “splattered,” as one aide described it. The half-dozen or so lawmakers whose mugs have vanished in recent weeks weren’t indicted in court or slapped with...
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The President's Democratic Convention Speech

sunnubian ·
Barack Obama Speech Text: Read The President's Democratic Convention Remarks Posted: 09/06/2012 10:26 pm Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and Sasha, you make me so proud…but don’t get any ideas, you’re still going to class tomorrow. And Joe Biden, thank you for being the best Vice President I could ever hope for. Madam Chairwoman, delegates, I accept your nomination for President of the United States. The first time I addressed...
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Rahm Emanuel to raise funds for Democratic campaigns

sunnubian ·
one: Winners... Rahm Emanuel to raise funds for Democratic campaigns Text Size Print E-mail Reprints By Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten , Wednesday, September 5, 9:20 AM The Washington Post Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a legendary fundraiser and political strategist before he won elected office, has dropped his honorary chairmanship of the Obama campaign to help raise big-dollar contributions so that Democrats can compete with what is emerging as a clear GOP fundraising advantage this...
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Arlen Specter Dead: Former Pennsylvania Senator Dies From Complications Of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

sunnubian ·
Arlen Specter Dead: Former Pennsylvania Senator Dies From Complications Of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Posted: 10/14/2012 12:57 pm EDT Updated: 10/14/2012 9:16 pm EDT FOLLOW: Arlen Specter , CÁncer , Obituaries , Video , Arlen Specter Cancer , Arlen Specter Dead , Arlen Specter Dies , Arlen Specter Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma , Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma , Specter , Politics News Former Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter died on Sunday from complications of non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, according to the AP. He was...
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Best Quote About Democrats V. Republicans

sunnubian ·
The Best Quote About Democrats V. Republicans We've Seen YetPosted on January 3, 2012 by BrandonShare this now! Barney Frank describes the difference between the two.   Created and submitted by volunteer editors Mike H. and Laura S. 
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Democratic Party Platform Stands Up for Democracy, Supports Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

sunnubian ·
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2012 5:18 PM CONTACT: People For the American Way (PFAW) Miranda Blue or Drew Courtney Democratic Party Platform Stands Up for Democracy, Supports Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United WASHINGTON - September 4 - People For the American Way today applauded the announcement that the Democratic Party platform will contain support for a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. FEC . "Since the...
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Dark Ages Redux: American Politics and the End of the Enlightenment

sunnubian ·
Published on Monday, June 18, 2012 by Common Dreams Dark Ages Redux: American Politics and the End of the Enlightenment by John Atcheson We are witnessing an epochal shift in our socio-political world. We are de-evolving, hurtling headlong into a past that was defined by serfs and lords; by necromancy and superstition; by policies based on fiat, not facts. Much of what has made the modern world in general, and the United States in particular, a free and prosperous society comes directly from...
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sunnubian ·
Home | About Us | Donate | Subscribe | Archives Do you want to share the news with a friend? Click here to tell them about Common Dreams. Week Ending December 28, 2012 Readers' Choice / Most Read Views... Ted Rall: Six Weeks After Reelection, Obama Sells Out Liberal Democrats Chris Hedges: The Final Battle Jesse Hagopian: Tec-9’s for Teachers? Arming Educators Gets a Failing Grade Robert Reich: The Only Way Left to Beat GOP Fanatics: Call Their Bluff and Go Over the Fabricated "Cliff" Ronnie...
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The Democratic Republic of Congo Relief, Security, and Democracy Promotion Act

sunnubian ·
POLICY & ISSUE BRIEFS The Democratic Republic of Congo Relief, Security, and Democracy Promotion Act Friends of the Congo is calling on the US government to implement existing law that can make substantial difference in the situation in the Congo. Public Law 109-456 (The Democratic Republic of Congo Relief, Security, and Democracy Promotion Act). PL 109-456 was sponsored by then Senator Obama, co-sponsored by Senator Hillary Clinton and signed into law in 2006 by President Bush. However...
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The 99% Spring

sunnubian ·
The 99% Spring March 30, 2012 The Issue: Democratic Reform, Workers Rights The Initiative: The 99% Spring is a weeklong series of trainings in April about economic inequality and non-violent action techniques. Bill Moyers interviews organizer George Goehl. Background: The 99% Spring is being organized by a coalition of over 40 national and local groups and movement leaders — including George Goehl, Sarita Gupta and Ai-jen Poo — who “envision a new economy that the 99% can count on.” From...
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Payroll Tax Cut Deal Reached In Congress

sunnubian ·
 Payroll Tax Cut Deal Reached In Congress  First Posted: 02/16/2012 12:58 amUpdated: 02/16/2012 12:58 am  WASHINGTON -- Congressional negotiators reached a final deal to extend the popular payroll tax cut for the rest of the year,...
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20 Leading Democrats Urge Party to “Get Back on Offense”

sunnubian ·
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2012 4:26 PM CONTACT: Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA) Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167 20 Leading Democrats Urge Party to “Get Back on Offense” WASHINGTON - September 4 - Worried about Democratic congressional prospects this fall, 20 prominent Democrats sent an open letter — available at protectdemocracy.org — to the Democratic Congressional leadership urging that they “get back on offense” by exposing the GOP as “more...
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Re: The real reason for the GOP's all-out war on Obamacare

Xeon ·
I don't mind honest disagreement against Obama's polices or politics, but much of this irrational hatred and vitriol is purely race driven. Many white conservatives and Tea Baggers see an unsettling shift in Americas demographics and when you combine this with ideological disagreement with race (Obama), it makes a very nasty combination. They see Obama as a anti-American socialist Muslim Kenyan who is attempting to destroy their white American Christian culture ....
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Re: The real reason for the GOP's all-out war on Obamacare

Yemaya ·
Originally Posted by Xeon: I don't mind honest disagreement against Obama's polices or politics, but much of this irrational hatred and vitriol is purely race driven. Many white conservatives and Tea Baggers see an unsettling shift in Americas demographics and when you combine this with ideological disagreement with race (Obama), it makes a very nasty combination. They see Obama as a anti-American socialist Muslim Kenyan who is attempting to destroy their white American Christian culture...
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Re: What’s the matter with white people?

Xumbrarchist ·
When are people going to figure out that HARD WORK is nearly obsolete? A lot of so called hard work is artificially created. There were things at IBM that I found difficult to understand. I was doing a lot of reading that wasn't explaining anything. Years of stumbling around to find an explanation of von Neumann machines and it's simple. We are propagating 19th century ideas about economics designed to maintain control of the White lower classes when the technology has made that thinking...
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Re: What’s the matter with white people?

Kocolicious ·
Good analogy my brotha!
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Re: Sign the petition to support weekend voting

Momentum ·
That is not the reason voting turnout is low, it's because voting did not matter, rank and file Americans know they are being pandered to, lied to and then in no way shape or form being represented. But I always vote, I have such little influence but I'll be damned if I don't vote and use the little power I have. People need something to vote for and someone they can trust. I think Obama ruined any hope that someone like that in the presidential arena actually exists. He made us believe in...
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Re: Sign the petition to support weekend voting

sunnubian ·
Link is inserted now. At least this is a start. In my personal opinion, it shouldn't be just one day or even just one weekend. I think voters should have an entire week and that the voting polls should be open from 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 midnight on those days .
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