UNDENIABLE TRUTHS FOR ALL TIME!

June 30, 2015  By Jack Jodell. 

The title says it all, my friends..

“History is a great teacher. Now everyone knows that the labor movement did not diminish the strength of the nation but enlarged it. By raising the living standards of millions, labor miraculously created a market for industry and lifted the whole nation to undreamed of levels of production. Those who attack labor forget these simple truths, but history remembers them.”
~Martin Luther King Jr. –

“We should measure the health of our society not at its apex, but at its base.”
Andrew Jackson – 

“When the rich steal from the poor, it’s called busine$$. When the poor steal from the rich, it’s called a crime.”
– The 99% – 

“The trade of the petty usurer is hated with most reason: it makes a profit from currency itself, instead of making it from the process which currency was meant to serve. Their common characteristic is obviously their sordid avarice.”
– Aristotle –    

“Trouble brews when we steal from the poor and give to the rich.”
– Robert Kiyosaki –    

“In America, public opinion is the leader.”
– Frances Perkins – 

“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need, but not for man’s greed.”
Mahatma Gandhi –  

“Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.”
– Bernie Sanders –

“There are a lot of people who are doing wonderful things, quietly, with no motive of greed, or hostility toward other people, or delusions of superiority.”
– Charles Kuralt – 

“The man who has his millions will want everything he can lay his hands on and then raise his voice against the poor devil who wants ten cents more a day.”
– Samuel Gompers –  

“People should not be imprisoned without having the ability to challenge the legality of that imprisonment.”
– Jeff Bingaman –

 “All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.”
– Friedrich Engels –

“A tyrant…is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.”
– Plato – 

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt –  

“The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.”
– Clarence Darrow –  

“Only a fool would try to deprive working men and working women of their right to join the union of their choice.”
~Dwight D. Eisenhower –

“if we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason and Dixon’s but between patriotism and intelligence on the one side, and superstition, ambition and ignorance on the other.”
– Ulysses S. Grant –     

“All wealth is the product of Labor.”
– John Locke –   

“The enjoyment of power inevitably corrupts the judgment of reason, and perverts its liberty.”
– Immanuel Kant –  

“The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.”
– Theodore Roosevelt –  

“Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.”
– Aristotle –  

“The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.”
– Thomas Jefferson –  

“The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers… It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.”
– Samuel Gompers –    

“If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.”
~Abraham Lincoln –  

“Most of man’s problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and carried out with courage.”
– Frances Perkins –

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THE 2015 HEAD AND HEART AWARD!

June 25, 2015  By Jack Jodell. Those who follow this blog regularly know I have had the tendency to focus on many of the problems our country faces as well as on those whom I believe have helped cause those problems, either through their actions or inaction. I have done so to draw attention to the many flaws we have here in America, in hopes that improvements will be made someday. I will continue doing so on a regular basis. As you know, annually near year’s end, I post a special  December feature, which I call “Santa’s Bozo of the Year.” It highlights some of the fools and clowns in public life whose antics were so outlandish that they were deserving of ridicule. In a similar fashion each spring, I take an opposite approach and do a positive feature, which portrays an individual of today or yesterday whose contributions to our country and / or humanity  have been so spectacular, courageous, and/or noteworthy that they should be lauded near and far as good examples of what we as humans can achieve, if we only put our minds and hearts to it. After all, not everything going on in the world is doom and gloom! So here is the seventh installment of this annual mid-year feature I call the “Head and Heart Award.” Past recipients have been fellow bloggers GWEN BARRY and BURR DEMING, plus ROBERT REICH, NICK HANAUER,  VAN JONES, KEITH OLBERMANN, and MOTHER TERESA. Individuals featured  here have used their head and heart to produce great things for humankind, and have shown themselves to be beacons of light in an often vast sea of darkness. These persons should serve as an inspiration to us ALL to actually DO something –  to take a principled stand – using OUR heads and hearts on behalf of our fellow brothers and sisters, rather than simply sitting back complacently enjoying the relatively good life we have experienced here in the United States.   GERARD AND STACEYThis year’s award goes to a remarkable couple of documentary filmmakers  whose magnificent work I first saw late last fall on FREE SPEECH TV  – GERARD UNGERMAN and STACEY WEAR. Gerard was actually born in Paris, France,  and served in the French military, but always wanted to live in the U.S. He studied English and Economics at the Sorbonne. Gerard was enthralled with the vastness of this country and the richness and diversity of its landforms, resources, and people, as well as the melting-pot nature of its culture. In 1995 he formed his own film production company and settled for a time in New York. Stacey, on the other hand, is a native-born California girl, being born in San Francisco and reared in Redding, CA.  She has also lived in Japan and Hawaii. Stacey received a degree in Communications from California State University, Chico. She worked for a time at local radio station  KZFR-FM there in Chico, CA. In 2005, while at that station, she met and interviewed Gerard while he was in town giving a presentation on one of his documentaries. The pair developed a strong and enduring friendship and eventually fell in love. They moved in together in 2009 and began this beautiful undertaking which blossomed into the Respectful Revolution Project three years later. With Gerard, Stacey has traveled over a very wide swath of this country. The couple’s innate idealism, decency, and youthful joie de vivre is abundantly evident in their work – both in the videos they create and in their writing. These are truly likable, down-home types who have been blessed with a rare insight, appreciation for. and understanding of, their fellow human beings. That quality is what makes their shows and their website so fresh and enjoyable! Stacey says, “The truth is, we feel like the more we find, the more there is to find!”     GERARDGerard has been active making documentaries for many years. Since 1995, he has produced numerous hard-hitting, often controversial films which have been shown worldwide, such as Plan Colombia: Cashing-In on the Drug War Failure; Hidden Wars of Desert Storm; and The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror. Having covered so much negative material over the years dealing with death, violence, warfare, dishonesty, greed, corruption and the like, one day Gerard made the conscious decision to do a series of short filns focusiing on humankind’s better nature. Consequently, he and Stacey founded their marvelous organization known as “The Respectful Revolution.” RESPECTFUL REVOLUTION  This Respectful Revolution Project was begun in 2012 and is, according to information posted on their website (www.RespectfulRevolution.org“a national, grass-roots, not-for-profit video project started in 2012…For most of the past three years, traveling mostly by motorcycle (for fun AND  fuel efficiency!) we have gone cross-country three times so far and have interviewed people – all doing INSPIRING and RESPECTFUL things. We find folks taking respectful action and make a short video about WHAT they are doing, WHY they are doing it, and WHO they are. Their stories are sometimes simple, sometimes complex, and always somehow compellingly personal.” They go on to describe it as ” an advocacy project seeking to DOCUMENT POSITIVE ACTION AND INSPIRE CHANGE.”   UNGERMANGerard and Stacey  have already filmed about 150 separate videos lasting between 5 and 8 minutes each. This fall they will begin grouping them into half-hour length programs. I was amazed to learn that they do all the filming, editing, and production work mainly by themselves, because everything looks and sounds very professional and fully broadcast quality. They have already logged over 25,000 travel WEARmiles and intend on doing many thousands more. Their work can be seen on their website, and also on their YouTube channel as well as their Facebook page. Believe me, readers – it is NOT to be missed! These are truly likable, friendly folks. Before beginning their latest effort, Gerard said, with his wry wit, “If we shoot for the stars, we should at least be able to make it over the dumpsters.” While filming last summer in Denver, the pair encountered Alexander Manness, the Director of Broadcast Media from FREE SPEECH TV. (As you may know, FSTV is completely non-commercial; accepts NO funds from cable companies, corporations, or the government;  free speechand is fully viewer-supported and non-profit). Manness was familiar with them, as FSTV had previously aired some of Gerard’s documentaries, plus the Respectful Revolution had done a project portrait on FSTV co-founder John Stout. (Also, the network had, during its fall and winter pledge drives,  aired some of the short vignettes Gerard and Stacey had previously posted on their website and Facebook page, and were very enthusiastic about them. That is where I had learned of them last fall). After a time it was suggested that the Respectful Revolution Project’s series of short, positive videos would make EXCELLENT television, so it wasn’t long before FSTV placed an order for 10 half-hour long fully-produced episodes of the soon-to-be-aired RESPECTFUL REVOLUTION TV SHOW! Gerard and Stacey were signed to an open-ended, non-exclusive contract, meaning that in the future their fabulous work could also be seen on other networks, like PBS or LINK TV, FSTV gave them a small stipend to begin with (which amounted to about $200 per show – a generous sum considering the non-profit, non-commercial nature of the network – but nowhere near what filming, editing, and producing a show like this requires). So Stacey and Gerard began the arduous task of fundraising to complete the series for airing this fall. Their goal is to someday soon make the project self-sustaining and have it exert a positive influence on the world. But – first things first. These initial 10 episodes must be produced, completed, and aired.  gerard stacey ‘This remarkable couple  are most deserving of this year’s Head and Heart Award! As one who admires them a lot and has been quite impressed with their selflessness, dedication, and sincerity, I strongly urge you to contribute to their very noble cause! You can contribute directly at http://www.respectfulrevolution.org, and I encourage you to do so TODAY, and be sure to tell your friends, relatives, and associates to join you, too. Help Gerard and Stacey achieve their wonderful goal of instilling a fresh, new, positive. mindset for humanity to follow – based on dignity and respect for ALL! Thank you – with respect! :-)

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HATS OFF TO POPE FRANCIS!

June 22. 2015  By Jack Jodell.  

URGENT BULLETIN! 26 TRAITOROUS DEMOCRATS JOINED WITH CONNIVING HOUSE REPUBLICANS TO PASS A SEPARATE STAND-ALONE TPA BILL AUTHORIZING FAST TRACK FOR OBAMA AND THEN SENT IT BACK TO THE SENATE. THIS SNEAKY MOVE MUST BE DEFEATED AT ONCE! CALL 1-202′-225-3121 RIGHT NOW AND DEMAND TO TALK TO YOUR SENATORS’ (FFICES IMMEDIATELY AND TELL THEM TO VOTE NO  ON FAST TRACK AND NO  ON THE TPP!!!! DO THIS  NOW!!!!

Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church.  (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who chose the name of Francis is the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Our master podcaster Burr Deming is taking a little well-deserved summer breather. so in place of one of his brilliant Monday podcasts, I would like to begin this week by paying tribute to a most deserving public figure: Pope Francis, leader of the Catholic church. For those who haven’t heard, this trailblazing Pope issued the first encyclical of his young papacy last Thursday, and he chose CLIMATE CHANGE as its main topic. francis issuingPapal encyclicals, of course, are official statements delivered by the Pope  to his followers in the church. especially members of the church hierarchy such as cardinals, archbishops, bishops, and so on, and reflect his positions on major issues facing the church.  Unbeknownst to many, Pope Francis actually majored in Chemistry, and worked for a time as a chemist before entering the priesthood. His background in science is what enables him to address this topic authoritatively in a unique way, encompassing both scientific and theological perspectives.   Like most encyclicals, this one is quite lengthy. For the sake of brevity, in this post I will focus on only several of its major and relevant points.   1).  CLIMATE CHANGE – IF NOT MET HEAD ON – WILL HAVE DIRE CONSEQUENCES. He says,“Each year sees the disappearance of thousands of plant and animal species which we will never know, which our children will never see, because they have been lost forever.” He also asks,“What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up?” That is a question greedy, lazy, and fearful adherents to our current economic and governmental systems should seriously begun to ponder and act upon!    2). OUR USE OF TECHNOLOGY OFTEN LEADS US TO DESTROY NATURE AND EXPLOIT POORER PEOPLE. Francis warns that“by itself the market cannot guarantee integral human development and social inclusion.” So much for the ridiculous notion long argued by proponents of capitalism and “free” markets that “the market will solve all poblems” and should be left alone rather than being regulated!   3). CHRISTIANS HAVE WRONGLY INTERPRETED SCRIPTURE, AND SO MUST NOW “forcefully reject the notion that our being created in God’s image and given dominion over the earth justifies absolute domination over other creatures.” In other wotds, we do NOT have the right to plunder or endanger or even eliminate other species as we see fit.     4). WEALTHY NATIONS ARE DESTROYING POOR COUNTRIES AND THE PLANET IS GETTING WARMER. Francis states, “The warming caused by huge consumption on the part of some rich countries has repercussions on the poorest areas of the world, especially Africa, where a rise in temperature, together with drought, has proved devastating for farming.” This means we must STOP using fossil fuels and begin using cheaper and safer renewable fuels – NOW!   5). THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY IS DRAGGING ITS HEELS. He writes that   “Recent World Summits on the environment have not lived up to expectations because, due to lack of political will, they were unable to reach truly meaningful and effective global agreements on the environment…the Church does not presume to settle scientific questions or to replace politics. But I am concerned to encourage an honest and open debate so that particular interests or ideologies will not prejudice the common good…there is urgent need of a true world political authority, as my predecessor Blessed John XXIII indicated some years ago.” Wouldn’t it be nice if  our greedy business community, their stockholders, and their bought-out government stooges thought of the common good too, rather than just their own wallets all the time?   6). WE, AS INDIVIDUALS, MUST ACT – NOW! Pope Francis advises, “An integral ecology is also made up of simple daily gestures which break with the logic of violence, exploitation and selfishness,” In other words, it is up to each of US to protect the environment and this planet as a whole rather than relying solely on others. We can best achieve this by immediately implementing our own personal conservation measures. There are many cynics who immeduiately dismiss anything the Pope says or does as hypocrisy, pouinting to the numerous mistakes the Catholic Church has made all throughout history. I would suggest that such a stance is a cop-out, and evidence that the person saying it is either a climate change denier or is too lazy and irresponsible to begin acting immediately. Others, like far-right santorum stupidformer PA Senator Rick Santorum, completely miss the point. “The chuch has gotten it wrong a few times on science,” this blathering numbskull said in a recent talk radio interview. “and I think that we are probably better off leaving science to the scientists and focusing on what we’re really good at, which is theology and morality.” Of course, the typically ill-informed Santorum completely (conveniently?) overlooks the FACT that Francis IS a scientist as well as a moral theologian. Perhaps the ignorant former Senator would be happier if the Pope devoted his time solely to castigating homosexuals and those who jebby boyhave had an abortion and let the earth itself go to hell? Utterly preposterous! Still others, like wealthy-from-oil presidential wannabe Jeb Bush, dismiss the Pope by saying, “…I don’t get economic policy from my bishops or cardinals or my pope.” Maybe you had better start doing so, Jebby boy, because if you’re getting it from your brother George, God help us all! Sorry, you greedy corrupt oilmen like the Koch Brothers – I know you view the Pope’s message as a direct threat to your already far too high profits. Sorry, all you bought-out and thoroughly corrupted obstructionist politicians like Jim Inhofe – the party’s over and it’s time to start facing reality.   CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL. CLIMATE CHANGE IS LARGELY MAN-MADE.  Hats off to Pope Francis for recognizing it and for making it our moral obligation to deal with it! UP NEXT (ON THURSDAY): “THE 2015 HEAD AND HEART AWARD!” DON’T MISS IT! :-)

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE – AND NOT THE CORPORATIONS!

June 18, 2015  By Jack Jodell.

We apparently dodged a huge bullet last week by banding together in a coordinated, united effort to prevent passage of the horrible and VERY odious “free trade”attempt known as the Trans Pacific Partnership, also referred to as TPP. According to an email sent out by the blog The Daily Kos, an astounding 245,460 members of the Daily Kos readership community contacted Congress an incredible 464,960 times to beat back a trade deal that many believed was unbeatable! This email also asserts that The Washington Post reports that John Boehner is putting Fast Track on the back burner because he doesn’t have the votes to pass it. But he could call it up for a re-vote before July 30.” This means, of course, that Congress DOES listen after all, especially when many hundreds of thousands of voters take the time and make the effort to write, call their offices, or flood them with emails containing a nearly identical message – “VOTE NO ON TAA, NO on TPA Fast Track, and NO on TPP!”! These numbers  are encouraging, for, in reality, an even greater number responded due to repeated exhortations from progressive radio and TV host Thom Hartmann and many other lefty personalities and bloggers, including yours truly. But we are not safely out of the woods yet! Congressional corporatists and even President Obama are still arm-twisting and scheming for a way to pass this monstrosity – and we must be ever vigilant to make sure that they NEVER do! This abomination must die and stay dead – POWER TO THE PEOPLE, and NOT THE CORPORATIONS!!!                          

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WHAT TO DO WHEN THE PEOPLE LET CONSERVATIVES DOWN?

June 15, 2015  By Jack Jodell (in association with BURR DEMING of FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll in the lower right hand column).

BURR!Happy mid-month Monday, everybody! Today, our podcaster extraordinaire BURR DEMING takes us back to a popular song from the year 1971 (with stops at the 1963 JFK assassination and the 1981 attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan along the way) to illustrate the differences between conservatives and liberals when it comes to dealing with political frustration. This piece should really get you to thinking!

As Burr says, “Calls for assassination are moving from the fringes. Advocates of violence are welcomed to share the stage with mainstream conservatives.”    

Radio Podcast:
http://fairandunbalanced.podomatic.com/entry/2015-06-14T16_54_29-07_00   

Transcript:
http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/3604661           

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CALL YOUR CONGRESSPERSON MONDAY TO AGAIN DEFEAT TAA AND ONCE MORE STOP TPP!!!!

June 12. 2915  By Jack Jodell.    

Congress betrayed American workers TWICE today, by overwhelmingly defeating a bill  (TAA) designed to provide federal funds for the retraining of workers laid off by nefarious “free trade” deals, but also by narrowly passing Fast Track (TPA). Because both were components of the same bill, they must jointly be passed before Fast Track Authority can be given to the President so he can ram trade bills like the dreadful TPP and the TTIP through Congress without serious debate for the next 6 years. This treachery must be STOPPED COLD!   

IT IS VITALLY IMPORTANT THAT WE ALL CALL 1-202-225-3121 REPEATEDLY MONDAY TO PREVENT PASSAGE OF THIS VERY FLAWED ANTI-WORKER, PRO-CORPORATION  LEGISLATION ON TUESDAY!

DEMAND TO BE CONNECTED WITH YOUR REPRESENTATIVE’S OFFICE AND  LET THEM KNOW YOU STRONGLY OPPOSE PASSAGE OF THE TAA, TJE TPA, THE TPP AND THE TTIP!!  

THIS IS OUR LAST CHANCE TO AVERT  PERSONAL FINANCIAL DISASTER!!                      

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BRIEF NOTES AND OBSERVATIONS…

June 11. 2015  By Jack Jodell.  

Not too much free time this week, but I do have a few observations and thoughts to post:

1). CALL 202-225-3121 (THE CONGRESSIONAL SWITCHBOARD) TODAY AND ASK TO BE CONNECTED WITH YOUR REPRESENTATIVE – THEN DEMAND THAT HE OR SHE VOTE NO ON FAST TRACK, THE TPP, AND THE TTIP!!!! This rotten measure has already passed in the Senate and now the House will take it up this week. IT IS HORRIBLY BAD FOR WORKERS AND MUST BE DEFEATED – NOW!!!  

free speech2). PLEASE DONATE TO FREE SPEECH TV TODAY BY CALLING TOLL FREE 1-877-378-88669 OR CONTRIBUTING ON THEIR WEBSITE AT http://www.freespeech.org/ – this is the only completely viewer-supported, fully non-commercial progressive  TV network in the entire country, and it MUST  NOT GO OFF THE AIR!!!

3). POLICE BRUTALITY AND RACISM MUST COME TO A SCREECHING HALT! Just a few days back, in McKinney, TX, a burly cop was caught on video as he brutally mishandled a teenage black girl at a pool party. It doesn’t matter who mouthed off to him or what they said – his bullying and attempt at intimidation was uncalled for! The officers with him who pulled their guns out to make other black teens lie in submission on the nearby grass and sidewalk were also WAY over the top! Their lives were clearly never in any danger, nor were any of the teens carrying guns. These cops were nothing more than hateful, racist sociopaths, and they should be punished for their blatant misuse of power!  

passionate thinker4). DESPITE CORPORATE MEDIA ATTEMPTS HILLARY R 3TO MARGINALIZE OR IGNORE HIM, BERNIE SANDERS REMAINS A STRONG CHALLENGER TO HILLARY CLINTON! A recent straw poll conducted among Democratic voters  in Wisconsin proves this: Hillary got 49%; Bernie came in at a very strong 41%; and all the others (O’Malley, Webb, and Chaffee) lagged far, far behind. The fact of the matter is this: Bernie Sanders is the ONLY candidate addressing the most important issues affecting workers, the middle class, and the poor. He has been doing so constantly for the past 30 years! He is NOT a flash in the pan and does NOT create a spectacle – that’s why the mainstream corporate media prefers to ignore him. Also, he repeatedly attacks corporate greed and income inequality. THAT is why Bernie Sanders should become our next President! There is a good reason he continually draws huge crowds and appeals to so many of all colors and creeds – he is trustworthy and talks FACT and COMMON SENSE! 

5). WHISTLEBLOWERS are being pursued and penalized by the Obama administration at a record and most disgusting rate – this must STOP! In this blogger’s opinion (which is accurately shared by MILLIONS of others), people like Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and Daniel Ellsberg before them, should be regarded as true PATRIOTS and great national HEROES for having displayed the courage of conscience to stand against their government when they saw correct evidence that their government was acting in a criminal, immoral, and unconstitutional manner. It is absolutely appalling to think that Ms. Manning  js serving a decades-long jail sentence while war criminals and plundering profiteers like DICK Cheney, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Bremer, and Henry Kissinger are all allowed to draw a government pension and are walking around completely free, wealthy, and without a care in the world! Where is justice, and what the hell has become of the Obama I thought we elected in 2008? His obsession with secrecy and security is unhealthy and dangerous, to say the least!

6). Israel is engaging in genocide regarding the Palestinian people, and their illegal annexation and occupation of Palestinian land must HALT! My, how short people’s memories can be —it was only 70 years ago that history’s greatest persecutors – the Nazis – were vanquished and punished for war crimes, and now today, Israel is committing many of the same crimes toward the Palestinians that the Nazis committed against the Jews so many years before! How blind and unjust can one country be?

7). WE MUST END GERRYMANDERING AND GET THE MONEY OUT OF POLITICS ONCE AND FOR ALL! WE are supposed to choose our leaders – THEY must NOT be allowed to choose US!  This is a nation founded on “one person, one vote” – NOT one dollar, one vote!

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