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The Chart That Obama Should Have Checked Before He Started Speaking

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As President Obama addresses a room full of small business 'patriots' we thought his 'confidence' about consumers and housing might have been tempered a little by this chart from Bloomberg Businessweek... We can't wait for the Q&A... Live audio below...



Apparently White House having major audio issues - reception is spotty (needs a small business-man to fix it?)



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Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:19 | Link to Comment Winston Churchill
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Sweeney Todd selling bandaids again.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:23 | Link to Comment Hippocratic Oaf
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obama spoke?

can't say I noticed

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:27 | Link to Comment tsx500
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i honestly cannot watch (or just listen to) that illegal alien speak anymore without wanting to puke.   i'd rather listen to Mike Tyson recite Shakespeare.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:41 | Link to Comment strannick
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I think ''Obama read'' would have been more accurate

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:44 | Link to Comment BandGap
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Or watch Lou Holtz say things like "Silly Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore".

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 14:45 | Link to Comment Island_Dweller
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tsx500 says: 'i'd rather listen to Mike Tyson recite Shakespeare.'

I humbly offer these alternatives:

William Shatner reads Sarah Palin Twitter poetry,

Green Eggs and Ham Sam i am Jesse Jackson,

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:19 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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Screw the small business stuff. Does everyone hear the words coming out of this mans mouth? Does anyone hear the backwards psychology they are trying to pawn off with the debt ceiling? I must be insane. He is getting cheered now. Yes I am insane. Sorry for the interruption.


Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:22 | Link to Comment PUD
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It's not you brother...this man is a sociopath in the extreme. An empty suit cheered by empty heads

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:36 | Link to Comment TrustWho
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maybe Anti-Christ incarnate.

Whether you believe in the Christian story or not, one must admit the Bible's focus on sound principles does create some interesting forecast.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:10 | Link to Comment kridkrid
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People need to come to realization that a vast majority of the elected leaders are sociopaths. The characteristics that define a sociopath are self selecting for success in politics. Not the local civil servants so much, though I'm guessing the rate is higher there than the national average, but big time nation offices... I would bet that that 50% of congress and nearly 100% of those who hold leadership positions in congress are straight up sociopaths. Once you come to recognize this, American politics becomes much easier to understand.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:46 | Link to Comment Lost My Shorts
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A lot of you haters give Obama too much credit.  He is just an oily but successful politician.  Like W. before him, he poses as the decider but is not really smart enough to be in charge of anything.  He is just the front man for a program cobbled together by his political advisors, and money people, and the various elites on his side.

All the grand, evil secret plans you imagine that he has to socialize America and blah blah are your own fantasy.  He has no plan at all.  He is not capable of grand plans or complex conspiracies of any sort.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:54 | Link to Comment aheady
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Thanks for clearing that up for us.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 14:18 | Link to Comment Karlus
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Look, he does have an agenda and much of it is settling scores.

That said, he and everyone around them are woefully ignorant of how economics work and its very clear when they put people like Roemer, Summers and even keeping the Bernak in charge.

They want to kick the can, keep the goodies flowing and most importantly think everything will be fine.

Bam could honestly care less about employment numbers at this point, nor does he care about the economy. He got re-elected and that is all that matters. What he really would like is to publically shame those pesky Republicans and crush them out to allow free money forever.

They dont get it because they dont need to get it. Like the driver going down the road spitting black smoke and a bent axle, so long as the car runs they will drive it. "Change oil? What is dat?"

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 15:14 | Link to Comment MiltonFriedmans...
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Bamao wants to fill the FEMA camps, that is his ultimate goal. To achieve that he needs a disaster (worldwide economic collapse). The countdown is now on, Bitchez!

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 15:40 | Link to Comment bagehot99
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"He is not capable of grand plans or complex conspiracies of any sort".

"He is just the front man for a program cobbled together by his political advisors, and money people, and the various elites on his side".

I don't think anybody is claiming that Obama acts alone, or is not advised, in effecting his socialist policies. But there is most certainly a grand plan, and we're getting it thrust into our collective ass as we type.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:19 | Link to Comment firstdivision
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I see Potter has powered up his computer

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:20 | Link to Comment tooriskytoinvest
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The Collapse Is Getting Even Worse: Goldman Slashes Q4 GDP Forecast To Just 1%, US Households Breached Their Debt Ceiling, Citigroup To Cut 11.000 Jobs As ADP JOBS REPORT FALLS TO 118K, And Britain's Biggest Retailer Is Ready To Abandon Its US Expansion


I think he better speak NOW!

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:21 | Link to Comment Super Broccoli
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Univeristy of Michigan asked the question the other way around : "Are you confident your company is to go bankrupt in the coming months ?"

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:23 | Link to Comment Slope of Hope
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Off topic, but the algos are pushing GDX around like a bear playing with a salmon.  Fun action for the daytrader types.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:24 | Link to Comment eatthebanksters
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Do as I say, not as I do!

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:26 | Link to Comment Dr. Engali
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As a small business owner I am confident that my health insurance premiums are going up by 22% next year, and that doesn't inlcude the extra taxes for the new healthcare program this fucker has thrown in on top of that number......fuck you Obummer! 

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:26 | Link to Comment djsmps
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I listened to this earlier from a CNBC feed. The audio was horrendous. Obama just says the same thing over and over. It's the same speecjh he made on Bloomberg yesterday. It'll be the same exact speech tomorrow. No variation. I found it interesting that yesterday and today, he referred to hospitals and universities specifically as charities, and he has no plans on cutting charitable contributions.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:27 | Link to Comment PUD
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  1. Obama won't talk budget with debt limit threat

  2. 11:16a

    Obama: Debt limit must be in fiscal cliff deal

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:27 | Link to Comment lolmao500
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Consumer confidence : what the sheeple think... yeah great indicator... NOT.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:28 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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 All the small business owners Obama was talking to accept SNAP cards for payment... That's why they were cheering him on... /s

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:29 | Link to Comment boogerbently
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Citi to lay off 11,000. The next in a long line of similar moves by business to offset higher taxes and new insurance requirements. Has anyone figured out how much this will cost us, assuming all the newly displaced will be being supported by us in either welfare, disability....or jail.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:31 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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I'd rather listen to my dog take a shit in the yard. 

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:50 | Link to Comment BandGap
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Or Lou Holtz say something like "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers".

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:35 | Link to Comment TomGa
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I'll settle for the teleprompter feed.  No need to hear that man's voice any more than absolutely necessary.


You know if you play most Obama speeches backwards you can distinctly hear the same words repeating over and over, "Capitalism is dead. You're all socialists now. Capitalism is dead. Bow to the Obama."  


Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:37 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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...don't forget "I serve Satan" is "Yes we can" backwards.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:33 | Link to Comment PGR88
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I'm convinced Obama could not care less if his statements are incorrect or meaningless.   I'm convinced he believes that politicians must lie "for the greater good."   He knows too he has plenty of supporters who simply want to hear repeated what they believe and he knows he has plenty of lackey's in Gov't and media willing to spin and cover for him as well.

That game makes the whole job kind of fun for him

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:42 | Link to Comment semperfi
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his supporters are takers & baby killers, well over 50% of the population - GAME OVER

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:13 | Link to Comment worbsid
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Last month Romney said I will create 9 million jobs and 51% of the voters said, "Fuck That"

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:55 | Link to Comment machinegear
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I agree with you PGR. What I don't understand is why the House doesn't impeach the bastard. They must know the same as you. So I say put on a show trial. Sure, the Senate wouldn't convict but if Obama doesn't give a damn about conducting the Country's business the republicans in the House should stop pretending and put on a show on with Obama front and center. 

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 17:47 | Link to Comment sessinpo
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And on what grounds would you impeach him on? And I say that, never having supported Obama or any progressive liberal democrat communist, bent on destroying capitalism and America, intentionally or through ignorance.


Yes, Obama has his share of scandals. Yet, through every avenue, the MSM protects him. Before making your statement, did you bother to look up the impeachment process? The President can be impeached by unlawful activities. But you must consider our legal system. One is presumed innocent, not guilty. Thus it is upon the the Congress to prove guilty and additionally, court is held through the public eye. In other words, bringing on an impeachment of Obama, might have his supporters saying, if the glove doesn't fit, you must acquit (sound familar?)

Finally, this is all held under Article I of the Constitution.

While the House of Representatives (held by Republicans) have have the sole power to impeach. Impeachments are actually held in the Senate (held by Democrats). What this means is that the House of Representatives actually authorizes and starts the impeachment process. But the actual impeachment proceedings are done by the Senate (held by Democrats).


Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:34 | Link to Comment dbTX
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What O knows about small business wouldn't cover the bottom of a small thimble

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:35 | Link to Comment Everybodys All ...
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Obama becomes more of a dictator day by day. Really sad for this country. We are really going off the rails.

This is not how a bill or law is supposed to be written and enacted. All historical use of the House and Senate just seem to be thrown in the dumpster. There is no debate, no amendments, no process, etc. Agreements behind closed doors between one, two ,or three people? Coming down to the precipice every time?

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:40 | Link to Comment semperfi
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The takers & baby killers don't give a fuck he's a dictator - as long as they get to keep being takers and killing babies.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:59 | Link to Comment kridkrid
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The office of the president has progressed rather systematically towards dictatorship for a long time. Our political system has become increasingly fascist for a long time. Frog in a boiling pot syndrome, I guess.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:39 | Link to Comment Vince Clortho
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Woodrow Wilson: turned the Central Bankers Loose in the U.S.

Harry Truman:  inadvertantly created the National Security State (and lived long enough to regret it).

JFK:  the last President who attempted to represent the 90%.


Wed, 12/05/2012 - 19:39 | Link to Comment tsx500
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yup.      by the way, (joke) what do JFK and Owe-blah-ma have in common ?

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:35 | Link to Comment Inthemix96
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Mr Obomba, just got out of a meeting with some high profile clients of mine, who have their finger on the pulse of commerce, and they have just given me their expert opinion of you and your policies.

You are a Kenyan fucking knob, and you dont know what the fuck you are talking about unless the telepromter gives you a fucking hint.  Now fuck off and take your head for a shit.  Tough clients I work with Mr Obmyao.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:39 | Link to Comment realtick
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What do the arrows mean?

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 16:14 | Link to Comment Ident 7777 economy
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-1 for near total lack of attention.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 17:54 | Link to Comment sessinpo
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Quite honestly, I had to actually think about whether to give realtick a up or down. At first I thought I'd give him an up for since I thought he would make great cannon fodder.  You know, you give him a fork and tell him to see if it will fit in a wall socket.


But then, I got serious and realized that people like that are to busy on their Obama phone. So down arrow. Now I really want to give him a fork.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:42 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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It is surprising anyone thinks he is doing anything other than crashing the entire economy on purpose.

Forward, Soviet!

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:47 | Link to Comment NoDebt
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Market dipped while he was speaking and rose again as soon as he shut the hell up.

I don't see why Obama WOULDN'T want to go over the cliff.  Taxes go up, military spending goes down and entitlements continue unabated.  Sounds like Obama utopia to me.


Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:15 | Link to Comment Freddie
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At least the Egyptians have the guts to throw out O/Soros/Hillarys Al Qeada/Mo Bro Hood islamists puppets.  It is a shame Americans do not have the Egyptians guts.

The USA is filled with cowards especially the Joint Chiefs/Pentagon.  An Islamo mole kills 13 American soldiers on a base and the judge gets kicked off because of the islamic murderer's f***king beard?  If I had been an MP or had been there - I would have dispatched that MF'er with extreme prejudice.

I have more confidence in the Egyptian Officer corps in their military to do the right thing than Pentagon/SkyNet Inc. Those evil f**ks will use the drones on all of us but payback is gonna be a bi8ch.

The Pentagon are a bunch of old men with Viagra chasing muzzie whores like Petreaus with "kelly" the Tampa islamo whore.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:49 | Link to Comment azzhatter
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Everytime fascist fuckstick obama opens his ample piehole I want to throw up

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 14:32 | Link to Comment FreedomCostsaBu...
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...but the 51% are looking forward to an obasm when he does

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:50 | Link to Comment apberusdisvet
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The Cloward-Piven strategy has worked oh too well, hasn't it?

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:55 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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Yes, it has.

Just think, in 4 years, the FEMA camps will be full o' YTs burning in the oven, along with Christians, well, anyone but muslims. Bodies stacked up from drone strikes, patriots valiantly struggling in the woods as NATO forces relentlessly chase them and shoot any civilians left who try to help them, cities in smoking ruins, and I have not begun to use my imagination yet.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:10 | Link to Comment jimijon
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Red, White and Blue Dawn

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:29 | Link to Comment Freddie
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F NATO forces.  Bring it.  The only ones who can still fight are maybe the Germans and the Poles.  The Poles saved Europe once from Islam. The rest of NATO troops are not going to want to do sh*t for our Allah.

My money is on the guys with hunting licenses in PA, NY state, WI, MN, MI, Texas, VA.  Probably about 6 million.  How many have .308 scoped rifles?  Reach out and tuch someone MF'ers.

FL, GA, AL have over 2 million CCWs.  

The Egyptians had a lot less than the USA except they have citizens with brass balls.  Their big advantage is their military will not go against the people just like Poland, Romania and some other countries.   The Egyptians will overthrow Soros/HJillary/Rothschild/Obam's Al Qeada/Mo Bro Hood puppet f**ks.

These people have been F over for 3,000 years and they have nothing to lose.  They do not sit there and get brainwashed watching college ball.

I do not trust USA GI Joe SkyNet Inc.   Scum like Petreaus, Weasely Clark, Colon Powell and other career adulterer Pentagon brass cowards.


Wed, 12/05/2012 - 14:13 | Link to Comment kloot
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hunting licenses and CCW's, lol, your a joke. you may not be watching college ball, but your usless posts are not going to change anything. grow a pair like you so admire and DO Something!

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 18:02 | Link to Comment sessinpo
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Freddie:  "The only ones who can still fight are maybe the Germans and the Poles. "


Comment: The ones who can fight are the ones that still have the heart to die for those beliefs.  We still have some of those in America, but they are increasing labelled terrorists or extremists.

As for kloot, I don't see you out there exposing yourself. Who are you to tell others to grow a pair? When I see you on the 6 o'clock news, you'll have my respect. Everyone is afraid of the Federal government including YOU.



Thu, 12/06/2012 - 10:21 | Link to Comment kloot
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freddie, i am in AF for my 5th tour, so i guess i will not have your respect anytime soon :-(

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:51 | Link to Comment LongSoupLine
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UMich is a fucked up crooked survey that's at the will of the Kenyan ruled party.

I trust the manipulation variance of the fuckers from the BLS more than those Michigan fucking assholes.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:31 | Link to Comment Freddie
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I recently had some famous polling company call me after the election.  I told them to F Off and that they are liars.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:56 | Link to Comment astoriajoe
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Apparently White House having major audio issues - reception is spotty (needs a small business-man to fix it?)

Something like this:

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 12:58 | Link to Comment SmoothCoolSmoke
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SP 1411, 13 pt pop. Obama "Scoreboard".

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:07 | Link to Comment worbsid
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First young lady:  "I just love Obama cause now I will have health insurance though I am unemployed"

Second young lady: "Why are you unemployed"

First young lady: "Because my employer couldn't afford Obamacare."

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 13:21 | Link to Comment Tombstone
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The Dictator has had numerous conferences over the years with all kinds and types of business leaders and CEOs.  And yet, he sings the same old tune of tax and spend.  He does want to raise taxes and he has spent over $5 trillion more than government has taken in.  Not to mention hating several types of big businesses such as coal, oil and gas and Wall Street firms and bankers. I am sure he has heard hundreds of good to great ideas about how to help the economy and yet he does the exact opposite.  Then again, you can't expect a socialist to change his stripes.  These discussions are nothing but a show trial; and it is the working man that is being put to death.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 14:05 | Link to Comment MFLTucson
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Goddamn clown

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 14:05 | Link to Comment MFLTucson
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Goddamn clown

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 17:03 | Link to Comment Crabshacker
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I copied it with the who said this header and  tried to post it to f*ckbook and it won't let me..I tried 4 times

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 19:24 | Link to Comment Observer
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