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Obama Refuses to Talk to America About Terror Threat

by Keith Koffler on August 6, 2013, 8:25 am

President Obama continues to say nothing to a jittery nation about what some who have been briefed on the danger are describing as the worst terrorist threat since 9/11, declining to either offer reassurance or an explanation of the peril the nation faces.

Certainly, the president does not want to take questions about a threat he had minimized during the 2012 campaign. But what’s striking is that he has not addressed the nation in a formal manner on the potential for a major attack.

Incredibly, the first question Obama might take on the situation could come from a comedian. Obama is scheduled to appear on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this evening in California, and the topic is sure to come up. He has an event earlier in the day, but it’s a campaign-style appearance at a high school in Phoenix, also an odd venue to be discussing potential terrorist attacks.

Not everyone has been excluded from receiving a high-level briefing. Vice President Joe Biden has met with members of Congress to discuss the threat, and some of the most specific information about what the United States is faced with has come from lawmakers.

Briefing reporters Monday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney did not minimize the problem. “This threat is significant and we are taking it seriously for that reason,” he said.

But Carney refused to specifically characterize the extent of the danger to the United States itself.

“I would say that the threat is emanating from and may be directed towards the Arabian Peninsula, but it is beyond that, potentially,” he said.

Avoiding sharing much useful information, Carney spoke generally of the administration’s stance on terror. “I think that the threat from al Qaeda and affiliated organizations to the United States and to the American people has been a reality that we’ve talked about for a long time now.”

Instead of a proper grilling on the issue, the best the press has been able to do is shout “happy birthday” to Obama as he returned from two-day celebration with friends at Camp David Sunday.

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Scott August 6, 2013 at 8:29 am

We are so screwed with this bunch in charge….

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HarryO August 6, 2013 at 11:40 am

You have no idea how bad it is going to get….

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James August 6, 2013 at 11:47 am

It’s ok. HE will just blame the GOP, and specifically George Bush.
Personally though, I will hold JOHN BOEHNER to account for failing to RALLY the GOP to FIGHT this socialist/communist agitator and his crappy policies.

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Apollo August 6, 2013 at 12:09 pm

If the media won’t report it, Boehner can continue to fight and you would think that he is doing nothing.

What could be done with a 98% liberal media? He is fighting, but has to have more evidence–that trey gowdy/etc. are acquiring

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OneMiami August 6, 2013 at 12:28 pm

Puppets of Bilderberg, every one of them.

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ToBadTyranny August 6, 2013 at 1:36 pm

What if there is no real Al-Quaeda and since the old propaganda law was just let to elapse & you can’t believe it? You know they will say they saw it on the news and Liar Secretary Jay Carney will pound the sand up the presses butts who (being owned by NWO) will blab it all over main stream media on MTV, CBS, MSNBC, ABC & designer model stations. Then the uninformed will believe it all since they don’t know squat that politicians work for them and they don’t know who they are but had nice clothes & smile. VOTE PRETTY PUPPIES, DESIGNER CLOTHES, NICE SMILES & THEN FEEL GREAT CUZ YOU VOTED FOR SOME HOT PERSON. THEN BELIEVE ALL THEY SAY. IT’S ALL TRUE!

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Is that you, David Icke?

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JAG August 6, 2013 at 5:14 pm

You people that keep calling him a Puppet don’t seem to comprehend your history.

Dog’s have gotten off the chain twice in modern history. Napoleon and Hitler. Obama isn’t a Puppet. He’s a full blown socopathic. He would slaughter and kill every non-Muslim on the Planet if he could- Bilderdipsh|ts included.

The Jews and Christians didn’t control Hitler. The Jews and Christians didn’t control Napoleon. Both Foreign Born Leaders of their Country that Burned their own People to ASHES. That’s reality. Money is not Power. Power is Power.

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Seethruyu August 6, 2013 at 6:41 pm

Spot on!!! He is a sociopath. That stupid idiotic smile of his. Just as bad as Hitlers poised stares. He (obama) will burn in hell.

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DavidE August 7, 2013 at 10:23 pm

So true!!

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JoeS August 6, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Boner is part of the problem…….He needs to grow a set.

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Captain America August 6, 2013 at 1:26 pm

Because he has not grown a set by now, he never will.

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 1:27 pm

His name is “Boehner” and it is pronounced “BAY-ner”.

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BONER August 6, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Sure it is.

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cogito ergo sum August 6, 2013 at 2:12 pm

He doesn’t WANT to grow a set. This is by design. He’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing, like most other Republican politicians. They have abandoned conservatism and America. They are no longer loyal to Americans and our Constitution. They are WORSE than liberals in my opinion because they lied to us TRUE conservatives to get into office. We need a new conservative party so badly. I’ve gone Libertarian for now, as they are the only somewhat large party that represent fiscal conservatism and social liberty. They are the 3rd largest party in the U.S. and if the TRUE conservatives of this country joined, we could become a major party and hopefully rout out all the traitors in our government.

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Anna S August 6, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Agreed. I have been a registered Republican for all of my adult life and I’m changing to a Libertiarian or TEA PARTY voter. Consertatives should never have left this Marxist in office unchallanged for this long!! John Boehner is a cry baby and a joke as is John McCain and Lindsey Graham.

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Bonnie August 6, 2013 at 3:49 pm

The only problem with going to either the Tea Party or Libertarian Party is that you will be splintering the Republican Party. This is absolutely playing into the Democrats hands. It is what they have been after all along. You do not see any options to the Democrat Party now do you?

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Nate August 6, 2013 at 7:37 pm

the GOP has destroyed itself already. and once this immigration bill rewards the millions of illegals, they will never figure in another national election. As disgusting as it sounds, Hillary Clinton will more than not be our next president. Who’s going to stop her? No, seriously – what has happened to America that it would reelect the miserable failure that is Barack Obama? America is a country in decline, and the next obvious step is one-party rule in a desperate attempt to avert the collapse. So depressing…

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JohnJGalt August 6, 2013 at 5:56 pm

Excuse me? Conservatives set out the last election. Maybe Romney was not their first choice, but by not showing up they gave us Obama. At least Romney had some business sense and knew how to create jobs, real jobs, not part time.

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DavidE August 7, 2013 at 10:43 pm

John Boehner is a Kiss Ass who plays golf with Numb Nuts on the weekends. My problem is with Mitt Romney, he had the money to contest the voter outcome and prove Obama had rigged the voting machines, bussed in Somalis to Atlanta, Georgia that were not legal to vote to the point that in some precincts they had a 150% of registered voters vote.

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Scott Evans August 6, 2013 at 4:55 pm

Your assessment is dead on. Libertarian, also. Dialed out these empty suit RINO’s years ago

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Virago Bob August 6, 2013 at 2:42 pm

Testicles are small and extremely sensitive. If he’s going to be tough, he needs to grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding.

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Star August 6, 2013 at 3:39 pm

The most brilliant post of the day–how DO you do it?

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 3:55 pm

Thanks for the gut-busting laugh, Star!

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Casahilo August 6, 2013 at 6:21 pm

Didn’t Betty White say that?

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AmazedJim August 6, 2013 at 7:10 pm

I will raise you one and give you the award of “most brilliant post of the month!” Absolutely priceless!

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ghost August 6, 2013 at 12:35 pm

James, the “Blame Bush Button” broke a long time ago. There comes a time when everyone has to take ownership of what they’ve done in life yet obummer has yet to do that!

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Nancy August 6, 2013 at 12:54 pm

I agree John. Mr Boehner comes on with a 10 second sound bite of ” Mr. President, where are the jobs?” and then walks off….how about some backbone and push back Mr. Speaker!

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ryan flournoy August 6, 2013 at 1:01 pm

The GOP is just slightly less horrible, we cannot look to them for positive, rational, change. They have been corrupted by the military industrial complex even longer than the Dems. Obama = Bush, If you have power now… you are most likely totally evil.

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Ray Williams August 6, 2013 at 3:36 pm

Amen James.

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Troy August 6, 2013 at 4:19 pm

I know I just won an argument as soon as someone diverts the conversation to Bush. Happens more often than when they used to do it with Reagan.

As for Bohener, I totally agree. How often do you get to hold poor approval ratings and even poorer policy ratings over someone’s head and do nothing about it?

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wolfen244 August 6, 2013 at 4:38 pm

Agree whole heartedly – especially the part about communist agitator.

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Johnny August 6, 2013 at 5:47 pm

I dont think anyone can imagine just how bad.

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Carol August 6, 2013 at 12:42 pm

He is allowing a comedian to ask the question, Obama is the joke!

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Mauloa August 6, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Agreed! While Obama “jokes” with Jay – 8 families morn their loss from the Army helicopter shot down today in Yemen. Obama sends these brave people out into hell – and then he vacations in Martha’s Vineyard, taking time off to visit the media and smudge. What a life, the “Godfather” Al Pacino did the same thing in the movie – remember the “baptism scene” where all the carnage took place. All hell is breaking loose in the U.S. AND the world – and “Nero (Obama) fiddles while Rome burns”.

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James J. August 6, 2013 at 6:17 pm

No, Obama putts while Rome burns.

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BruddahNui August 6, 2013 at 7:03 pm

If Obama chooses not to mention those killed in the helicopter and Jay eventually has to raise the subject it will truly be a measure of the man.

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AmazedJim August 6, 2013 at 7:12 pm

I don’t know if Jay has the “Vag” to ask that question of POTUS… We shall see!

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Captain America August 6, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Sad, but true.

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Jeff McMahan August 6, 2013 at 4:35 pm

Simian Swansong

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tmc August 6, 2013 at 4:44 pm
tmc August 6, 2013 at 4:46 pm

No we were screwed for 8 years with Bush/Cheney

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AmazedJim August 6, 2013 at 7:14 pm

$7T spent under Obama’s watch and counting. Only 5 years into it. Keep blaming Bush. That’s working extremely well.

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swedishlady August 6, 2013 at 8:36 am

Well, there really isn´t much to say about it. It´s just a joke. Therefor the Leno show may be the appropriate show.

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YES WE CON! YES WE CON! August 6, 2013 at 9:27 am

Sadly, the ‘Joke’ is on us.
More than 2 years after the ILLEGAL Kenyan Occupier of 1600 showed his badly FORGED Birth Certificate, he’s still there.
“10 Times Worse Than Watergate; Biggest Media Blackout In History.” – Sheriff Joe Arpaio, 3/7/12.

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OhBummer August 6, 2013 at 10:10 am

And Congress is defending and even bragging on it, now that it’s out that the Feds and the Pentagon have been spying on EVERYONE, including Congress all along…something apparently Congress knew about…say, maybe back under Clintong when the FBI files disappeared?

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concretetundra August 6, 2013 at 10:24 am

Did you say the President is an illegal Kenyan Occupier? This is the scoop of the century Mr. Yes We Con. You’re going to win a Pulitizer Prize and be the toast of the town. Oh, wait a minute, did you come over here from Drudge? Nevermind.

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EnoughAlready August 6, 2013 at 10:40 am

You government posters have done enough to discredit the entire media which is now controlled by the State department and you’re trampling free speech by out posting the public, no need to discredit the Drudge Report too.

There’s an illegal war taking place. Alphabet soup agencies staged a Coup and have taken control of the media. Do you believe that this is merely a coincidence;

ObamaOsama
Biden (Bi)n La(den)

About as coincidental as Obama catching Osama 3 days after releasing his birth certificate. Did you know Obama shares a birthday and a Nobel Peace Prize with Yasser Arafat the founder of modern day terrorism? No one is exactly sure where Yasser was born either. Must be another coincidence…

Everything we’ve been told about Obama, Osama, and 9/11 is a manufactured lie. Osama Bin Laden isn’t so much a person as it is an organization of corrupt politicians and wealthy elitists, a shadow government. This shadow government wants to create a socialist system where they hold all the cards. To complete their objective they first need to destroy capitalism (something the trade towers symbolized) by bankrupting the nation.

The illegal war began with the introduction of Sarah Palin in the 2008 election. Sarah was planted as McCain’s running mate with no intention of winning. They THREW the election. She was used to make Obama’s people think that she was secretly working with them. Don’t take my word for it. See the proof and decide for yourself. Search Sarah Palin’s dirty little secret and learn what our government is desperately trying to keep a lid on.

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Korgi August 6, 2013 at 10:56 am

You are so Correct!! i knew sarah was in on it! Thanks for enlightening us all! You may now come upstairs for a snack in your mommy’s kitchen and then go back to the basement.

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 11:04 am

OH MY GOSH! THE CHEMTRAILS ARE OUT TO GET US, TOO!!11!1ELEVENTY1!!! BUSH IS A SHAPE-SHIFTING LIZARD! QUEEN ELIZABETH LIVES BENEATH DIA!

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Star August 6, 2013 at 11:14 am

Same post, diff day. ENOUGH ALREADY!

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 11:28 am

They are somewhat amusing to poke.

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Star August 6, 2013 at 11:49 am

I am over this guy.

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 11:54 am

He brings back some interesting memories that give me the giggles.

Heavy Dee August 6, 2013 at 12:01 pm

no the chemtrails are there so you can be full of healthy heavy metals.

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 12:14 pm
joe August 6, 2013 at 12:55 pm

that’s why I stopped inhaling (Clinton-esk?)

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Scott Evans August 6, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Osama bin Laden = Keyser Söze

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snoop August 6, 2013 at 11:22 am

Why would Odumbo spend 10 million dollars to keep his college transcripts under wraps.

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Stevo August 6, 2013 at 11:31 am

If you know that, than you know the truth. Deploy it.

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James August 6, 2013 at 11:50 am

Drudge doesn’t have REPORTERS. Drudge LINKS to other news sites.
OTHER people that have said the BIRTH CERTIFICATE is false?
1. JOE ARPAIO
2. Donald Trump
3. Many members of CONGRESS.
HELL,the US MILITARY would NOT accept the reproduction of a Birth Certificate as presented by Obama. PDF is not even a LEGAL form. ALTERATIONS have been shown to have happened.
WHAT is your problem if you accept it as fact that it is forged? NONE. WHAT is your problem if you accept the B/C as real? A willingness to support the destruction of America cause it meets your political bend?

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Marcus August 6, 2013 at 4:40 pm

Here’s a little chuckle: the most recent version of Obama’s BC, the one that’s really, really, really the real one? They got the name of the hospital wrong. True.

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Mike August 6, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Have some more Kool-Aid and let someone else do your thinking for you. Oh, wait a minute, you already do that. Liberals are the scourge of society, thank you very much.

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Ray Williams August 6, 2013 at 3:38 pm

I would ask if you are posting from the West Wing. But, never mind.

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Soma187 August 6, 2013 at 11:27 am

Thank you birthers for handing Obama the 2012 election on a platter. We would have beaten him on policy and ideology, but your racist birther crap sent the centrist and middle of the roaders straight to Obama for the sympathy vote because of the birther nonsense. so congratulations?

Either that or you work for Organizing for America and were paid to go to all these boards and MOBY it up with your racist birther crap.

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 11:31 am

I’ve wondered for a long time if FCMABBHO and his handlers, starting back in 2008, have used this “issue” to try to fracture the opposition. Actually, I think I first heard this angle from Zombie.

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aunty M August 6, 2013 at 12:16 pm

So Mandy, I forget what FCMABBHO means. I know what the last three letters stand for, of course. When I went
to Google to check this out, believe it or not, your name came up too. Google never explained though. Help!

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 12:44 pm

I started it over at Little Green Footballs back in 2008, 2009 or 2010.

Fucking
Commie
Muslim-
Appeasing
Bastard
Barak
Hussein
Obama.

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Lizzy August 6, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Thanks my bad I forgot:-)

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 2:20 pm

You’re welcome!

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aunty M August 6, 2013 at 7:30 pm

Thank You, Mandy.

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Stevo August 6, 2013 at 11:33 am

I work in illustrator and have for 20 years. It’s fake.

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walkingman August 6, 2013 at 7:12 pm

I work in graphic arts, too (30 years). First up, I BELIEVE he was born in Hawaii. But why would someone have a birth certificate produced in Illustrator and saved as a PDF ? I can see if someone had a scanned file like a JPG of the original; but this is no scan. It’s clearly fabricated.

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Mike August 6, 2013 at 12:06 pm

You’ve lost your mind.

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jane moore August 6, 2013 at 1:58 pm

silly you! you still don’t get it do you! The presidents are PICKED FOR YOU AND FOLLOW A PERSCRBED AGENDA!

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bill mcneal August 6, 2013 at 11:43 am

obama is an illegal muslimebag allien… i wish someone would ‘dispatch’…set America free again…

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JoeS August 6, 2013 at 12:33 pm

Two comedians on the same stage.

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 8:39 am

Non-essential personnel in Saana have been evacuated by the military, and citizens have been told to leave the country. Two drones have struck a vehicle and a hideout, killing four.

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Austen Heller August 6, 2013 at 9:23 am

Why would anyone have to be told to leave Saana?

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 9:30 am

Not just Saana, but the entire nation. I know I sure as shooting wouldn’t visit Yemen, but there are people with NGO’s and the like. And, I’m sure there are tourists.

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Wayne Lee Smith August 6, 2013 at 8:48 am

Bengahzi Barry is more of a threat to this failing nation than any al quiada operative alive. But who is more dangerous than that is the voters that elected him twice. What shallwe do with them?

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 9:03 am

Do with whom? Those who voted for FCMABBHO? Tease them? Taunt them? Take them to task?

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Gerry83 August 6, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Tar and feathers used to work fine. The voter is more dangerous to this country than a terrorist.

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The Dude August 6, 2013 at 8:49 am

Smile and wave boys, smile and wave. nothing to see here. See our surveillance system works we have proof we are about to be attacked, take my word for it. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.

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Playrighter August 6, 2013 at 10:38 am

Are we missing another unprecedented first for Obama? What other President has had twenty embassies shuttered to commemorate his birthday? Since Obama’s had Al Qaeda “on the run” for a year, the history books will likely show that this was in honor of Barack’s Big Day. It’s just a shame he couldn’t manage to close 52, rather than 20.

BTW: Can we finally dump the term “campaign style event”? Just tell the truth. These ARE campaign events. The Obamas never stop campaigning — O.F.A. is living (and taxpayer supported) proof, if anyone needs it.

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Star August 6, 2013 at 11:16 am

He’s coming to Phoenix today to talk about shutting down Fannie and Freddie or something–I dozed. Wake me when he leaves.

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satch August 6, 2013 at 8:49 am

Obama has made his Presidency one of exclusion from what is happening around the World and the Country,and of course the MSM always on his side looks the other way also.

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Julie Brueckheimer August 6, 2013 at 9:55 am

Yes, I took a peek at the NYT this morning, and this story is not much of one there. Eugene Robinson of the WaPo has an op-ed that all this is the product of years of bad policy, aka, blame George W again.

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Sadie August 6, 2013 at 10:38 am

Speaking of the devil, WaPo, Neal Borowitz has a very funny satire about the new owner.

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport

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JimBo August 6, 2013 at 8:51 am

Au me eyes…the transparency is killing me..

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Remarks August 6, 2013 at 8:51 am

Another day another lie or deception from the obama camp. We are so screwed.

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Palmer1943 August 6, 2013 at 8:53 am

Well Done Mr. President your goal of FUNDAMENTALLY changing our GREAT COUNTRY appears to be well on the way to completion. History will judge you accordingly.

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John Wayland August 6, 2013 at 8:55 am

Two jokes……and Obama is the biggest one.

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Yeahright August 6, 2013 at 8:55 am

Is it just me? Here the admin get their Ts in a ringer over all their snoopping is uncovered and just now their is this great secret threat. Greater than anything we have seen since 9/11. But not to worry. All our surviellance is going to keep you safe. See?? Didn’t we tell you we need to snoop all we want to keep you safe? Seriously? Now I pray we never see anything vaguely similiar to 9/11. But for all their spying what happened with the Boston attack? They could stop a couple of “amatuers” but they will stop these great secret threats?

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Anonna August 6, 2013 at 8:57 am

I thought our Boy President was going to charm them with recollections of his muslim youth — I wonder if he regrets going ass in the air for the Saudi King. I always have suspected that the muslims own Obama in some way, maybe it’s just his egotisical need to think that he can straighten out the world with his smile.

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Harry August 6, 2013 at 9:09 am

Unfortunately half the people in America actually bought into this incompetent idiot’s promises and now they’re in so far, they can’t bring themselves to admit their affirmative action president is a miserable failure. So it seems we’re stuck with this feckless bast*rd. God help us.

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sportinlife10 August 6, 2013 at 10:27 am

Ah, the old Mary Tyler Moore trick

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 10:33 am

Is he gonna’ toss his Tam O’ Shanter into the sky?

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AFVet August 6, 2013 at 10:36 am

The barbarians can smell weakness and they are acting on it.

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Playrighter August 6, 2013 at 10:42 am

I see a new video with Obama in the place of Sammy Davis, Jr., and the words to “The Candy Man Can” altered to describe how the “Dandy Man” can fix everything worldwide with a speech.

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sportinlife10 August 6, 2013 at 10:51 am

That’s worth developing – really nice thinking.
I knew there was a song in there somewhere.

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Mauloa August 6, 2013 at 8:57 am

Your comments are the best I have found. Keep up the good reporting. It takes a “real” journalist to find the stories.

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Steve August 6, 2013 at 9:02 am

If this is such a major threat, why, on Saturday when “plans” were being made, did Obama go play golf? Evidently our President isn’t worried enough to postpone a golf game or long weekend to celebrate a birthday. This “threat” has taken all the other scandals out of the headlines. I think this “threat” is serving it’s purpose very well and a comedian is totally appropriate to be getting us the details. Ever seen Wag The Dog?

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d August 6, 2013 at 9:02 am

Good thing the NSA is spying on all Americans or this terrorist plot in the Middle East would never have been found.

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Star August 6, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Even though they say they never checked Am phone transactions–which they could have–but didn’t, supposedly. Just “bad guys” chatting within Yemen. “How’re the wives?” You know, same old, anything out your way?

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Marcus August 6, 2013 at 9:02 am

Well, maybe Obama hasn’t read the newspapers in the past few days. We can’t expect him to know everything. He’s been celebrating his birthday, after all. ;+}

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Dave August 6, 2013 at 9:03 am

So, when we high tail it out of the bees nest Barry stirred up, do we take down “old Glory” and raise a white flag?

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Harry August 6, 2013 at 9:06 am

We’ll never raise the white flag. We will most likely have to fumigate the White House when he leaves though.

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Jeff August 6, 2013 at 9:03 am

There’s a Heisman QB winner @ A&M getting 24/7 media coverage and intensive questioning about signing autographs for money, yet the POTUS gets no tough questions and is not held accountable for his actions?

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CWW August 6, 2013 at 9:04 am

Obama has never been a leader of the American people he’s only been the leader of his Democrat party and, without something for him to campaign about there’s absolutely no reason for him to speak on the issue.

He’s tried to hide from the war on terror from day one yet he’s killed more Muslims than George Bush has ever been accused of. Still, Obama wants the public to be ignorant and only hear what he wants them to think and not what’s actually going on in his Administration.

So, this explains why he’ll go on a comedian’s talk show and why he won’t have any serious talk with America as the President.

When was it that Obama last addressed the nation? When was the last time he had a prime-time press conference? He’s hiding and cowering in retreat while his bombs rain down on other countries.

He wants us to believe it’s not happening.

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Harry August 6, 2013 at 9:04 am

Obama is the most inept leader our country has ever had. He’s even worse than that actually. He is just so far over his head with ANY serious issue we face as a country that he really should be the White House Butler. He has definitely risen to his level of incompetency.

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Richard1725 August 6, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Obamanation is the most devisive, incompetent, disconnected, arrogant, president in American history!

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JoetheVet August 6, 2013 at 9:16 am

The best and most effective way to destroy a nation,, is to become president

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Mike August 6, 2013 at 4:27 pm

The communist back in the old days said they`d destroy America from within, they are doing it as we speak.

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CletusTJudd August 6, 2013 at 9:22 am

Firstly the terror threat never went away. Obama did his “I killed Osama” victory dance a little too enthusiatically. But arrogance makes people stupid. A Benghazi on 9/11 was a given. Anyone with any sense would’ve beefed up security around our embassies on 9/11 of all dates. Hello!

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 9:37 am
gracepmc August 6, 2013 at 11:08 am

I think Rihanna is domiciled there. I could be mistaken. But what the heck — good a reason as any.

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CletusTJudd August 6, 2013 at 9:24 am

We should be terrified of another 9/11 on American soil. Obama will have no clue what to do and I guarentee whatever he does will defy common sense. It’ll be the opposite of what most intelligent people would do and every decision or move will be the wrong one.

But to be honest I’m more scared of my government than I am of Al Qaeda

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kimdi01 August 6, 2013 at 9:29 am

Obama appears on Jay leno tonight. Wonder how many prepared questions the Oval Office gave Leno and on what subjects. Bet Benghazi, NSA sharing data with the rest of government, where the orders for the IRS intimidation originated and the rising cost of health insurance are not some of the topics for questions.

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CWW August 6, 2013 at 9:49 am

His Leno appearance will be taped and edited before air-time so, once Obama leaves the set, his team will be there to approve what is and what isn’t allowed to be shown to any viewers.

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DeniseVB August 6, 2013 at 10:28 am

So there will be canned audience laughter and applause too ? Probably a good idea since live studio audiences can’t be trusted :D

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YankeeI August 6, 2013 at 9:33 am

I think the Obama-in-DC Terrorist organization has done more damage to the US than Al-Qaeda could ever do! That’s the terrorist group we need to shut down!

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Kimbly August 6, 2013 at 9:33 am

The US just took out operatives in Yemen with drone attacks. Maybe the US drummed up a fake “terrorist threat” so they could bomb Yemen and make it look like a defensive response instead of an offensive attack?

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Lex August 6, 2013 at 9:36 am

Because it’s fake, right after it came out that the CIA was selling weapons to Al Qaeda during the Benghazi incident, duh

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TimmyB1 August 6, 2013 at 9:38 am

Thank you Keith. Keep up the good work, even though it is all for naught. The poltroons are firmly entrenched, but I applaud your noble effort to at least be defiant in the face of our defeat and ultimate demise.

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Aileen August 6, 2013 at 9:58 am

I do not believe “it is all for naught.”
I admire your cojones, Keith.
I remind you to remain alert!

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Star August 6, 2013 at 11:20 am

You’re perky today, Timmy.

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RedHotRash August 6, 2013 at 9:41 am

Liar-in-Chief

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Teresa Huggins August 6, 2013 at 9:45 am

These venues are safe… end of story.

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Johnny August 6, 2013 at 9:46 am

How about trying to do something for our country, instead of taking million dollar vacations, and going on talk show you Ass.

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Obamaroid Ointment August 6, 2013 at 9:49 am

Barry’s keeping his Benghazi, Yemen, Egypt, and Syria files in the safe with his college transcripts and Fast & Furious files, we’ll never see them.

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Squirrely Britches August 6, 2013 at 9:51 am

Well imagine that. Maybe it’s because he’s using it to cover up the new information about Benghazi. He doesn’t want to be impeached. It would ruin his rein as King and his plans to implode America.

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Gene August 6, 2013 at 9:53 am

An interview with a comedian is appropriate for Obama as all of this is cover your tail. These intercepts are months old and from Benghazi. So now we have Benghazi warnings issued for Yemen. Since the news got out that the CIA was gun running in Benghazi he is terrified of being impeached and Hillary is worried she will not get elected to continue the farce.

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Russell August 6, 2013 at 9:59 am

This is such an important threat to Americans that Obama cannot be bothered to explain anything. Implicit in this is, “Trust me, I’ll protect you.”. In other words, just let the federal government take care of you. I think Yemen is spelled B-e-n-g-h-a-z-i.

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Sean D August 6, 2013 at 10:00 am

The tail is wagging the dog.

Threat? the threat is to the NSA. Lets distract the Press and the populace with a “Threat” so they forget we’re spying on them. We’ll even bomb some them terrorists to make it look good.

I used to trust this admin, but it’s just as power hungry as GWB. Different sides of the same coin.

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meadowlands August 6, 2013 at 10:10 am

I agree. Is it a coincidence that this “crisis” breaks as all of the NSA spying is unfolding??? Hmmm

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Star August 6, 2013 at 11:21 am

GWB just had a bypass. He’s making jokes–so he will still have someone to blame.

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Jason August 6, 2013 at 10:02 am

Come on Jay, don’t give this guy another free pass. We’re fed up with the free passes and respect your angle a lot more than his

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meadowlands August 6, 2013 at 10:05 am

How he can’t address the nation or discuss such a serious situation is unbelievable. But one has to wonder how serious he takes the threat when he spent 7 hrs playing golf while the “crisis” is unfolding and leaves the country in the hands of the flunkies.

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Fisk Ellington Rutledge III August 6, 2013 at 10:06 am

All this hype about an attack is just more government lies to use as an excuse to impose their Leftist tyranny. That affirmative-action parasite currently defiling the White House is a liar, cheat, thief, traitor and is more of an enemy to this country than any terrorist you can imagine. Obama and his criminal henchmen are literally ripping the U.S. apart at the seams and lying every time they open their stinking mouths.

This panicky talk about terrorism is to divert our attention from the horrific legislation before the Congress and about to take effect. Congress and Obama are itching to surrender to the hostile, third-world savages they are importing who are tearing the U.S. to pieces and displacing the native-born citizens. All of this with government sanction under the bland lie of “Immigration Reform.”

That cynical power and money grab known as ObamaCare is also about to kick in. This insane legislation will utterly destroy the health care system and achieve the government’s goal of forcing all of us into the lowest common denominator of a government-run system. This system will be an affirmative-action boondoggle run with all the brisk efficiency and malevolent arrogance of a typical government bureau staffed with affirmative-action parasites. Say hello to your new doctor: Dr. DeShawn Lexus.

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talon1776 August 6, 2013 at 10:06 am

If your an a American in a known terrorist country…then you are an idiot..maybe you can hold hands with them before they cut your head off

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meadowlands August 6, 2013 at 10:08 am

His vacation on Martha’s Vineyard is more important than this nation.

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MontanaGirl August 6, 2013 at 10:10 am

There he goes again, spending OUR $$$ to go around the country to talk to the low information voters. odumbo is the epitome of phony.

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jc August 6, 2013 at 10:11 am

He can’t talk to America about terrorism because to do so his GIANT F’ing ego would have to get out of his way and that’s impossible. He’d have to admit he’s WRONG and a failure…..a bucket mouth….won’t happen with this d o u c h e

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Star August 6, 2013 at 11:23 am

You really broke out the old dictionary to make that comment sound weighty.

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 11:35 am

There are two words I’ve told my son that will get his mouth mashed. One is the “n” word and the other is that last word.

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Star August 6, 2013 at 3:45 pm

jc is your son?

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da August 6, 2013 at 10:13 am

Breaking News! The terrorism threat is in the White House.

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ColBlake August 6, 2013 at 10:14 am

Gee whiz Mr. President;

Perhaps if our military weren’t in 150 countries with 1000 military bases in the world’s face telling them, …”do as we say, not as we do, or else”…
there might be fewer threats, wouldn’t you agree, Mr. President?

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Mandy Manners August 6, 2013 at 10:21 am

So, it’s our fault?

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AJ August 6, 2013 at 10:17 am

There is humor in pathos, and Obama is pathetic

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Carpenter August 6, 2013 at 10:17 am

Just when there was a story about dozens of CIA operatives in Benghazi last year, probably to run a gun-smuggling operation, globalist Obama’s handlers roll out a new “threat”.

This is similar to globalist Bush, who upped the color-coded threat signal when there was a critical vote on the “war on terror” in the UN or in Congress. (Research shows that the threat signal, color-coded for a dumbed-down audience, really did go up before important votes more often than otherwise.)

Eventually we will learn the details about how trumped-up this latest “threat” is. Maybe that the intelligence was two months old, or that it was exaggerated, or didn’t really exist. But people have a memory like a goldfish. This is how you handle the rubes in a democracy. Scaring them ALWAYS works. They won’t be interested in a follow-up, that takes too much thinking. Always give them some new drama to react to. Like gush over the murderous criminal Black “gangsta” Martin, to sidetrack from the NSA’s illegal, unconstitutional spying on Americans and the rest of the world, which rightly should have people start an armed rebellion against the globalist tyranny.

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Michael August 6, 2013 at 10:20 am

Terrorism? Not on Obama’s Top 10 list, as the war on terror is winding down.

Focusing on the important stuff:
- immigration
- the environment
- gun control
- same sex marriage
- Trayvon Martin
- fundraising
- golf

Did I leave anything out?

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ImNoDhimmi August 6, 2013 at 10:30 am

Reggie.

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sportinlife10 August 6, 2013 at 10:37 am
Playrighter August 6, 2013 at 10:57 am

Rock star treatment from hand-picked audiences…

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Darkangel August 6, 2013 at 11:50 am

…that keep on getting smaller! He’s gone from football stadiums to basketball courts to, now, a high school. Wouldn’t be surprised one bit to see him forcing unwilling citizens to show up and cheer at gunpoint before he’s done.

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Bonnie August 6, 2013 at 11:14 am

Smoking. Cigarettes and pot. A little snort once in awhile might also calm his mind. Mindless soul.

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Dupa13 August 6, 2013 at 10:21 am

Wait a minute! Just hold on!
How could there be a potential terrorist attack anywhere from Al Qaida!
Their done, gone, kaput since OBL was killed.As I recall, both BO and Joe “Bite-me” confirmed Osama was dead and the War on Terror was over.
Another thing – this whole Detroit bankruptcy. Its not real. Its a made-up story. GM & Chrysler were saved and “alive and well!”. (Again, BO and Joe “Bite-me” told us time and again during the last campaign.)

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Griefman August 6, 2013 at 10:22 am

How appropriate…… a comedian asking the Clown a question about terrorism.

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