NBC News Analyst Claims U.S. Lock-Down Protests Created by Russians…

Oddly enough I thought about this yesterday when Washington State Governor Jay Inslee was complaining about citizen protests being a form of “domestic rebellion.”  The modern liberal mindset cannot fathom how removing liberty and freedom, from a nation founded upon freedom and liberty, would start to ignite protests.  They need to blame something.

In the Democrat collective worldview big government control of their lives is a utopia to be achieved. Therefore those same Chè T-shirt wearing ideologues cannot understand push-back based on individualism.  A justification for visible frustration is needed.  What could possibly be causing this anger?…  Why yes, the Russians of course. Gottabe.

(Link to tweetLink to story)

Barb McQuade is an NBC legal analyst and law professor at the University of Michigan. We can only imagine the pretzel logic taught by her during her indoctrination efforts.

All of the various restrictions coming from state governors in response to the COVID-19 do not come from State House and/or State Senate debate and decisions. These are not laws.

The rules restricting liberty, in response to the COVID crisis, have been pronounced without any representative voice supporting them.

All of the rules are arbitrary, and many of these rules will be challenged in court.

However, until those court challenges take place, the only option for a redress of grievance comes in the form of public protest. Currently, there is no way for an citizen to appeal to a representative voice against the decrees from a state governor; other than a public protest.

Boise, Idaho More than 1,000 protesters gathered at the Idaho Statehouse Friday afternoon in defiance of Gov. Brad Little’s extension of the statewide stay-at-home order.

[…] “I can’t get a haircut, but by golly I was able to walk into Pet Smart this morning and get my dog a grooming appointment. It defies logic,” said Wayne Hoffman, president of the Idaho Freedom Foundation. “The damage that’s being done to the individuals, to businesses and the economy is horrific.”

Hoffman said the governor should allow all businesses to open to give owners a chance to demonstrate that they can take appropriate steps to mitigate the risk.

“I worry that if we don’t adapt our approach that we will continue to battle COVID-19 in incremental ways for weeks, months and years to come,” Hoffman said. “It’s like a lot of other variables that you have to deal with in the world – people with all kinds of ailments come to your doors.”

Most at the protest were standing shoulder-to-shoulder and not wearing masks. Some carried signs claiming the coronavirus is a hoax, while others held signs with slogans like, “All workers are essential” and “Freedom not fear.”

The effect of the coronavirus on the economy has been dire. In Idaho, nearly 96,000 people have filed for unemployment since Little first declared a state of emergency on March 13. That’s far more than the number of claims filed in Idaho during all of 2019.

Similar protests have been held across the country, with groups pushing back against stay-at-home orders in places like Michigan, Texas and Virginia. Dozens circled Oregon’s state Capitol in their vehicles Friday to protest that state’s stay-at-home order.  (read more)

Rebellion against unilateral and authoritarian power is America. Rebellion or push-back against non-representative government is the thread connecting the patchwork of our constitutional republic. Protest is so critical to our nation that it is protected within the very first amendment to our constitution.

It just cannot be real that freedom and liberty is the heart of America as NBC legal analyst Barb McQuade thinks about it…

Nope.

Pesky Russians.  Gottabe!

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180 Responses to NBC News Analyst Claims U.S. Lock-Down Protests Created by Russians…

  1. jus wundrin says:

    Unfortunately there are too many ignorants that will bobblehead in agreement. Why do some actual investigating and look into it when you can lazily capitalize on a manufactured meme to promote hate, distrust, and division?

    This is what satan does. This is spiritual warfare.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Orville R. Bacher says:

      Barb, the poster child for the legal profession. Sharpen thy mind, by narrowing it.
      1. Mueller’s Report has the same validity as the Predicate for the Mueller Report. Zero.
      2. The “Dossier” and the “Report” were some of the few things that formal Washington still allowed to be Made in the USA. 100% excrement from the DNC/FBI/ U.S. Media, with a few foreigners as stalking horses.
      3. Russia? Always a great scapegoat for those in Washington on the Chinese Payroll.

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  2. JohnCasper says:

    Orwell’s Animal Farm: “Whenever anything went wrong it became usual to attribute it to Snowball. If a window was broken or a drain was blocked up, someone was certain to say that Snowball had come in the night and done it, and when the key of the store-shed was lost, the whole farm was convinced that Snowball had thrown it down the well. Curiously enough, they went on believing this even after the mislaid key was found under a sack of meal.”

    So the question is, is Snowball’s real name Donald or Vlad?

    Liked by 4 people

    • The Boss says:

      Neither. Snowball’s real name is Corn Pop.

      Liked by 4 people

    • Joshua2415 says:

      Wow, you sure pulled that one from the way-back machine.
      Excellent Post John.

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      • Hammersdad says:

        Joshua,

        When “Animal Farm” is a blast from the past via the Wayback Machine it can only mean that it’s time for me to retire both from work and The World. I’m fast approaching 72 years and all -well, almost all – I want is getting back to performing useful work as a responsible and (nominally) respectable free man.

        Where have our brains gone?

        Down the same rabbit’s hole as our communal institutional memory, our God-given liberty (the price paid for free will), and our democratic republican – deliberately lower case – Constitution.

        Shame on us all if this be true.

        The judgement of the Lord sometimes falls on an entire people for their joint want of faith and evil acts; regardless of this, salvation is strictly a one-on-one transaction between God and each individual soul based on merit by His account; praises be for His boundless love and saving Grace. Lord knows we do and shall need both.

        Hammersdad

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  3. JohnCasper says:

    As the DNC was deceiving much of the nation, it also continued to trick a good many of its own willfully blind followers. The scapegoat was yet again Bad Vlad. Whenever anything went wrong for the DNC, it became usual to attribute it to Bad Vlad. In fact many of their claims begin to sound completely ridiculous to the objective mind. Of course, the DNC’s minions in the Shill Squealer Media Propaganda Ministry’s mission is to keep everything clouded and misdirected in the minds of their sheeple as they are led to servitude and ruin.

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    • Raptors2020 says:

      Millions of Democrats remain utterly convinced Donald Trump is Russia’s/Snowball’s agent. When they call him a traitor, that’s what they mean.

      Forget Mueller. They believe it because it’s true, and it’s true because they believe it.

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      • SWOhio says:

        That may be true, but it isn’t only Republicans who own small businesses and are forced to declare bankruptcy because Pelosi and her gang of criminals don’t give a dam about the regular citizens in this country.

        There are DEMOCRATS who are being destroyed by Pelosi as she brags about having a $10,000 freezer full of her favorite premium icecream – while both Republican AND Democrat small business owners are not able to fill their freezers with FOOD.

        They won’t soon forget. Pelosi really gave away the House with this little act of hers.

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        • Kent Conrad Neal says:

          You got to go north of $12,000 for Nan’s big freezer, but you have to have the extra room for rejuvenating fetal tissue.

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  4. Zorro says:

    Adam Schiff says the evidence of Russian collusion with liberty and freedom is in plain sight.

    Liked by 1 person

    • JustaVerb says:

      Schiff had same clearance as Nunes. Nunes knew of evidence that certain Russians wanted Hillary to win the election (per his remarks on Hannity). Schiff lied blatantly for three years about having ‘more than circumstantial evidence’ of Trump collusion with Russia.
      (correct me if I am mistaken)
      Obstruction of Justice?

      Liked by 2 people

    • SWOhio says:

      And yet, he still hasn’t got an iota of proof.
      Funny, that.

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  5. sentinelle says:

    “Pushback” is found here on page 16 of “Scenarios for the Future of Technology and International Development” from 2010 sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and Global Business Network. 10 years into this experiment, of their suggested 4 possible future scenarios (Lock Step, Hack Attack, Smart Scramble and Clever Together) it appears we’re currently experiencing Lock Step with its “growing citizen pushback”.

    https://archive.org/details/pdfy-tNG7MjZUicS-wiJb/mode/2up

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    • sDee says:

      Thank you for the link. The globalists are using these scenarios to steer the technology not vice-versa . There is no doubt.

      I worked my entire career in new technology development and engineering. As technologies and possibilities began to expand exponentially, we could no longer wait for the market/customers to tell us what was needed. We had to be ahead of our customers and present them multiple scenarios to help us prioritize R&D..

      We turned to scenarios to envision the possibilities of emerging technology, and then align it with market needs and competitiveness. That is not what these sick bastards are doing.

      That journal article is driving what has befallen freemen, in dark partnership with big-tech, politicians, monopolies, and availability of capital. It is evil. Quite the roadmap.

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      • sentinelle says:

        You’re welcome. Thank you for your reply. It is quite the road map.
        Where I read the word education my mind replace it with mind control.
        I appreciate your experience and confirmation of how the scenarios came about.

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        • W.H.O moi ?. says:

          They lost because of the most unlikely of circumstance.

          And also because

          They simple overinflated their chances: it’s like a a balloon it goes up, poof. What can you do,

          It goes down.

          And nobody (or at least the dead ones) showed up

          And,,,

          It worked.

          God works in mysterious ways I tell you.

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      • Alli says:

        Compromised technology, oh shit oh shit! Technology is our most means to survive this. Thank you sDee!

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    • sDee says:

      I highly recommend reading these scenarios in the document Sentinelle posted. It is there plan for us – thinly veiled and easy to understand (e.g. use of “headlines” on timelines.)

      For example look at the “headlines” for Lock Step scenario on page 22. Add about 4 years for the delay Donald Trump caused them, and we are not far off.

      (2013) Quarantine Restricts In-Person Contact; Cellular Networks Overloaded
      (2015) Intercontinental Trade Hit by Strict Pathogen Controls
      (2017) Italy Addresses ‘Immigrant Caregiver’ Gap with Robots

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  6. lansdalechip says:

    Is this moron a legal advisor also to Michigan’s idiot governor?

    Liked by 2 people

  7. Garavaglia says:

    I may be wrong..but I do believe these efforts at deflection from these leftist Governors will only increase the anger/number of those opposed to their overreach.

    Liked by 1 person

    • SWOhio says:

      No doubt about it.

      Evidently some Democrat governors really hate their constituents, who WILL remember the overreach they have had to endure.

      Again, their constituents are BOTH Republican AND Democrat. I guess the governors didn’t think about that.

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  8. Bevis says:

    NBC parent company is in business with the CCP. And the
    ‘legal analyst’ for NBC ChiComcast is projecting.

    Liked by 3 people

  9. AnotherView says:

    Reading this suddenly reminded me of Allen Ginsberg’s great poem ‘America’….the rage, the confusion, the rant is timeless

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  10. Kulak69 says:

    Again, it insults my intelligence that I am expected to believe that the very same people who’ve given ‘lewinskys’ to communists for over 100 years are suddenly Russo-phobes.

    Doom On Them.

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  11. Colorado Rich says:

    The answer is in broad daylight, “If you care about American lives then stand with US to close the drug running criminal alien border of human trafficking and abuse, otherwise get out of way mouthy, we got a country to save”.

    Liked by 2 people

  12. BitterC says:

    Looking at various pics tonite on Twitter of protests & re-opened beaches, I do wish more people were wearing masks. Does seem to help in Taiwan and Hong Kong. At least for a few more wks.

    But, who knows? It’s quite obvious our scientists don’t have a good handle on this thing yet as more studies show more WuFlu positive people than was thought.

    Almost like there are several strains or something

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    • Guessed says:

      There are several kinds of people, actually.

      Like

    • bertdilbert says:

      Once you have had the virus you will have the required antibodies for free movement within the country. Soon you will be able to buy the virus on the black market so you can be inoculated against government decrees.

      Liked by 1 person

      • Tl Howard says:

        Not to bring you down, but it’s a waiting game to see how much immunity is granted by having had the virus. Thus, the problems presented by a novel virus.

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    • Alli says:

      Does anyone know the numbers for how many Americans were given the swine flu test? I may have missed that stat in a previous post.

      Liked by 1 person

      • SWOhio says:

        Was there an actual ‘test’? I don’t remember one. What I do remember is that everyone was so excited about it, our county was giving free shots – after which I became horribly ill with the swine flu. Go figure.

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    • Zabadak says:

      BitterC to your point “as more studies show more WuFlu positive people than we thought.”
      From Apr 17:

      https://therightscoop.com/california-antibody-study-has-stunning-findings-that-could-be-a-game-changer-for-coronavirus/

      Santa Clara,CA. From the article:

      “Our findings suggest that there is somewhere between 50- and 80-fold more infections in our county than what’s known by the number of cases than are reported by our department of public health,” Dr. Eran Bendavid, the associate professor of medicine at Stanford University who led the study, said in an interview with ABC News.” Also:

      “Now why is that a big deal? Because it means that more people have had coronavirus and that means the death rate is much lower than we thought it might be.”

      It is a big deal. Matter of fact, it is YUGE.

      Liked by 2 people

    • Kureelpa says:

      My husband & I have never worn a mask yet – why would we start now?
      I worked for years as a Phlebotomist, at Labs & at an Infectious Disease Clinic, when HIV/AIDS was rampant – taking blood from sick people.
      I was the next stop after people saw the Doctor, usually pre-diagnosis, I never wore a mask then, I never got sick & I never stuck myself with a needle & when you are taking blood from people, you are in close quarters.
      This monkey is not dancing to the tune of the Organ Grinders, Fauxi & Berk.

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      • Joshua2415 says:

        When I stat wearing a mask, it will be to screw with their facial recognition software, not because of a virus they told me I could kill by washing my hands.

        Liked by 3 people

      • FrankieZee says:

        I haven’t worn a mask either and have no plans for doing so.

        Liked by 1 person

      • SWOhio says:

        That’s ok, the rest of us will, to protect you from our germs.

        Funny how proud you are of not taking the most basic cautions. I hope you don’t carry anything to any member of your family – or any member of the community.

        I anticipate that some states will required the use of masks for shopping in stores where lots of people are – and other places.

        If your state is one of them, please test the law and see if you get a pass. I bet you won’t.

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  13. This is fake news at its worst when the article states that Coronavirus has had a devastating effect on the economy. No. Shutting down the economy has had a devastating effect on the economy.

    Liked by 6 people

    • Robert Smith says:

      Yes, it was a conscious choice by governors to close and the damage is theirs. They need to open up.

      Liked by 2 people

    • Alli says:

      A continuation of this damn Coup to remove our great President because he sees it Clearly. Communist never let up. Relentless religion. I find calling them out openly the best way. People may be stunned by it but they sometimes listen. Does anyone really think that Brennan ever left his Communist religion?

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  14. Tractorman says:

    The Republican Governor of Indiana has fallen straight in step with the witch from Michigan and extended our shutdown another 11 days when only 5 counties and less than 6% of the state population has been affected!! “Hunker Down Hoosiers”, BS!! He got some visitors past the Governors residence today as well! Small businesses in this state are going under!

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    • mr.piddles says:

      “Hunker Down Hoosiers”? Really? That’s a thing? Oh, man, I just had to go look that up.

      Hey, how ’bout this: “Stick It Up Your Ass, Governor!”

      Liked by 1 person

  15. deeperinfo says:

    The political rally paid for by Russian: The “Not My President” protest march.
    And THIS is cited as the rationalization for claiming RUSSIA!
    Screaming sick, and not in a good way!

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    • BitterC says:

      I saw an article posted on Twitter yesterday saying there is a Never Trumper Super Pac pushing #FireFauci…George Conway is a founding member

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      • Ned Zeppelin says:

        Another mousetrap for the President. They will pounce if DJT fires Fauxi. Trump is too smart for that. Better to let him fade into disrepute and ignominy, like Mueller.

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  16. Troublemaker10 says:

    Yesterday they blamed Trump.

    Today they blame Russia.

    Tomorrow they’ll call it “collusion” and want another Mueller investigation.

    Liked by 1 person

  17. ezduzit63 says:

    No it is SES Terrorists..

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  18. Santiago 1314 says:

    I think Mc QUADE is having a Planted TOTAL RECALL.!!!…. Seeing as it is Now Verified that THE RUSSIANS were Feeding Steele his Info, in a Bid to Help HILLARY.!!!

    Liked by 1 person

  19. slowcobra says:

    Umsalary.info
    Total recall mcquade makes $201,000 a year.

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  20. They are acting tyrannically not because they are Nazis at heart, but because they fervently desire to project legitimacy, especially leading up to the election. This has been obvious (to me) at every step of the anti-Trump persecutions; even the littlest among them — like Vindman — want to portray themselves as having a “higher loyalty” than that filthy wretch (TM, DNC and BHO) the so-called President Trump. They are insane, and it shows most clearly in their absolute obsessions with clinging to their legitimacy in power. Of course, it only works on their own brainwashed multitude, not on anyone who can see they “do protest too much” when they insist upon dissolving basic, and even quite reasonable, individual freedom.

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    • …”TM” means Trademark, by the DNC and the Son of Slitherin…

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    • DEplorable_Vespucciland says:

      David Horowitz Header Quote on his website FrontPageMag reads:
      “Inside every progressive is a totalitarian screaming to get out.

      In the war against the Wuhan virus, Democrats’ have had a laser focus. But it’s not on the virus. It’s on Trump. Their blame Trump attitude was crystallized in a breathtakingly nasty and preposterous statement by Democrat Senator Chris Murphy, who said: “The reason that we’re in the crisis that we are today is not because of anything that China did. It’s not because of anything the World Health Organization did. It’s because of what this president did.” DH

      https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2020/04/democrats-twisted-approach-virus-david-horowitz/

      “Democrats’ Twisted Approach to the Virus”

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  21. DeWalt says:

    One of the earliest lessons from elementary school was to read or listen and derive the main idea from such. Today’s Journalists would fail these simple elementary lessons today. We are regularly reaping the products of our failed education system. Teach PC and social justice but not critical thinking. Glad I never subjected my children to this drivel.

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  22. jacksprat says:

    The first thing I would ask a cop about to arrest me is: Were you a member of the armed services? If the response was yes, then I would ask WHY he/she is willing to abridge my constitutional freedoms that they so willingly agreed to lay down their life for? AND, where are the union leaders allowing these officers to be forced to do the bidding of the tyrants? OR, are the unions in league with the tyrants? Inquiring minds want to know!

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    • unconqueredone says:

      “Mueller found”. I will never trust any statement that starts like this. This woman is supposed to be a legal analyst? Clearly in her mind orders from public officials supersede Constitutional rights (as long as she agrees with them, I’m sure).

      Some political rallies were started by Russians? Like ANTIFA? Or the efforts of some to block access to Trump rallies?
      “Ask yourself: who benefits” from the continued denial of our Constitutional Rights in perpetuating the Great American Lockdown? Politicians who were afraid of losing their seats if competition is allowed (true suppression)? Mega-corps who have made massive profits during this “crisis” due to being deemed “essential”?

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  23. Ned Zeppelin says:

    The real and present danger to our Republic is not the Wuhan Flu, it’s TDS. Wonder how many doctors endangered their patients, or worse, by refusing to prescribe hydroxychloroquin, azithromax, and zinc sulphate. I bet it would scare all of us to find out.

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  24. azchick says:

    The Socialist Democratic Party of America is overtly showing us who are and what they want, Total control. I’m 72, a young 72, but I would be willing to chance a virus to give my grandson a chance at freedom and liberty. Being able to work pay debts, start businesses or anything else is in jeopardy right now. THAT’S WHAT GIVES US OUR FREEDOM. OPEN UP PEOPLE

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  25. John Drake says:

    Governors aren’t used to seeing these kinds of protests from usually law-abiding people…failing to capitulate to their ‘benevolent’ dictates…and that worries them. They haven’t seen this behaviour from the likes of ‘Joe the Plumber’…from ‘Ma and Pa Kettle’. These aren’t rallies…they’re protests.

    It would never occur to the MSM ‘Propaganda Puppets’, that there are actually people capable of independent thought. Socialist collectivist doctrine dictates that if one wishes to become a ‘Rebel’ in their cause, they must learn to ‘conform’.

    As Orwell penned in his Dystopian vision ‘1984’, “…the ‘Proles’ would never revolt… so long as they are kept well-fed and distracted…”

    It would appear they’re getting hungry…and focused…

    BCNU…

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    • mugzey302 says:

      They should get a look at being on the other side of their Antifa pals. How’d you like getting whacked by bike locks, or having bottles of urine thrown at you. Yeah, those bastards really should experience that.

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      • John Drake says:

        These Socialist ‘Governors’ encourage ANTIFA…by not ‘discouraging’ them. They issue stand down orders to their LE and then make some press statements about how ‘protesting is the Patriotic American way’.

        When the regular folk show up to voice their grievances…then it becomes an ‘insurrection’ that must be put down.

        Hypocrisy on Parade…

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  26. mugzey302 says:

    Mueller? You believed Mueller? Bwahahaha!!

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  27. paulashley says:

    This idiot lawyer also ignores the fact that more people will die from the fallout generated by the diktats the protesters are speaking against than will die from this virus.

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  28. Dave Samson says:

    I’ll be brief ..LOL

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