A north Florida State Senate candidate is pushing back against what she calls a "witch hunt" for all things confederate. I
In Florida, the state legislature took down a statue of a confederate general in Congress' statuary hall. The Florida Senate elected to remove a confederate flag from its seal. For many, such emblems are painful reminders of America's slave-based economy while others see them as a symbols of sacrifices made by their ancestors. And the latter is the reason Nancy Miller says she decided to run for state Senate.
"When the flag came down tragically, heartbreakingly in South Carolina--and I call it a witch hunt on all things Confederate. And where's the witch? Witch. Witch. Witch. And if you were a confederate, you were indicted. And so everything had to come down," Miller said during an interview with radio host Rocky D.
Miller, a Dixie Heritage subscriber, has focused her campaign on preserving monuments to Florida veterans in all wars including the WBTS.
Candidate Miller shares the same name with City Commissioner Nancy Miller, which also confused the radio host: Sound- "You were a county commissioner before before, weren't you?" Rocky D asked.
"No, I was not," said Miller. "There's another Nancy miller who was a county commissioner in Leon County-I am a newcomer to the political arena."
And Tallahassee City Commissioner Nancy Miller wants to make sure the difference is clear. She says she's taking the situation seriously, and worries the issue will affect her future campaign.
"Tallahassee City Commissioner Nancy Miller is not associated at all with Candidate Nancy Miller of Steinhatchee," said Commissioner Miller's aid, M'Lisa Ingram. "Their political ideologies are worlds apart," Ingram said.
Candidate Miller recently appeared on the WFSU-TV campaign show, Bandwagonand and criticized incumbent Florida Senator Bill Montford, a Democrat, for his votes against bills limiting abortion options, and gun access, and in favor of proposals to remove confederate emblems.
"It's time we elect a senator who shares our values. And finally, you have a choice between a liberal Hilary Clinton professional politician. Or a small business owner who supports making Florida and America great again," Miller said.
Miller has acknowledges her views on history may not make her popular: "If it loses me votes. I have a voice for liberty. And a voice for liberty is standing up for these veterans. A voice for liberty is the second amendment. I'm not just a one issue candidate. But I want people to know who I am. And if I've lost that vote, I've lost it honorably," she told radio host Rocky D.
Election Day is November eighth and some ballots are already in the mail.
KKK attacks Confederates at rally!
Our good friend, H. K. Egerton and other WBTS reenacts were attacked by KKK members for showing respect to a Confederate monument.
The incident took place on a Monday morning in Jacksonville, Florida when 68 years old Edgerton, a black descendent of Confederate soldiers, from Asheville, North Carolina showed respect at Confederate Monument in Hemming Park during a rally.
As many of you know, Edgerton was former President of the NAACP who now serves on the board of the Southern Legal Resource Center.
Himself a veteran, H. K. said that he didn't have any clue of why he had to face such behavior. He told reporters for the First-Coast-News that he doesn't think that the Flag is a reflection of racism in the country or in the South.
SUSPENDED FOR WEARING TRUMP T-SHIRT
Two teens were suspended by a rural Montana school district last week after they showed up to their annual "Color Wars" pep rally wearing white "Trump 2016" t-shirts.
Polson District Superintendent Rex Weltz told KPAX News that the students, a male and a female who were not identified by name, were immediately told to change clothes once they arrived at Polson High School, photos of the t-shirts had already made the rounds on social media.
Rather than donning the plain white shirts juniors traditionally wore to the annual Homecoming event, the students decorated their white tees. The male student's shirt bore a Confederate flag and both shirts read "Trump 2016."
Weltz called their shirts "inexcusable" and said the school district "will not tolerate harassment or discrimination in any form."
Confederate Flag Prompts Black Lives Matter Protest
Bradenton, Florida teens at Manatee High School brought a Confederate Flag on campus Wednesday. In response, Black Lives Matter organized a large protest before classes Thursday.
A large group, all donning black, gathered before the first bell in a school courtyard to stage the Black Lives Matter protest, the Bradenton Herald reported.
The student who brought the flag Wednesday, which also appeared to have "Trump 2016" on it, reportedly handed it over when school officials asked. The flag was brought on campus as part of the school's Spirit Week celebration.
UNIVERSITY SUBTLY REMOVES MONUMENT
An 85-year-old monument to Confederate president Jefferson Davis on the Texas State University campus vanished without a peep last week.
Following a year of outcry from students, professors and community groups, the granite memorial along one of San Marcos' busiest roads was quietly uprooted on Friday and moved to a site seven miles away in Hunter, on land donated to the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Texas State spokesman Jayme Blaschke told reporters that although the monument sat on campus property, it technically never belonged to the University.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy installed the roadside marker almost 90 years ago on federal land, as part of the proposed transcontinental Jefferson Davis Highway. The University later acquired the land, but the Texas Department of Transportation maintained the right-of-way where the marker was situated. For that reason, Blaschke said that an official announcement was unnecessary.
"It is not an appropriate monument for a modern Texas university," Blaschke said.
Kathy Hillman, Texas division president of the United Daughters of the Confederacy tells us that, "The university paid for everything: removing it, cleaning it of graffiti, moving it to Hunter and setting it there," she said, calling it a "very good" collaboration.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy installed the monument with great fanfare in 1931. Efforts to purge the Confederate monument from campus gained traction last September when the faculty senate passed a resolution in favor of removal. After the faculty vote, Texas State sent a letter to the Texas Department of Transportation to officially request its removal.
The removal of the Davis monument from campus is now fueling an already vigorous black student organizing of protests at Texas State. On Saturday, around 125 students engaged in a sit-in during the national anthem at the school's football game - their fists in the air.
The same group that initiated the student government proposal to remove the Davis monument is using this "victory" to force the University to create a "Black Studies" program this fall and they are also demanding the Honors College to designate a no-whites allowed "multicultural lounge."
Columbia University to try "apartheid"
There's only one rule for Columbia University students who want to attend this year's upcoming leadership retreat: you can't be white.
The Leadership Retreat scheduled for Nov. 12 at New York City's YMCA Camp, bills itself as "an intensive weekend of personal development, empowerment and community building" for students at the Ivy League university according to The College Fix. But it can only be attended by those who "identify themselves as a person of color as a primary identity," according to Columbia's website.
When pressed for comment by The College Fix, Columbia administrators referred to a statement about the merits of segregated team-building:
"The program, which is geared towards any student who self-identifies as a student of color, provides structured activities and guided exercises that enable participants to build community and reflect on their abilities to effect positive change within their own lives, within student organizations, within the Columbia University community, and within society at large."
Pellicer Creek Raid Re-enactment Re-scheduled Due to Hurricane
The Florida Agricultural Museum will now host the seventh annual Pellicer Creek Raid on Saturday and Sunday, November 5th and 6th. from 10 am until 4 pm.
The program will involve a number of living history groups from around the southeastern United States. Approximately 150 infantry, artillery, and cavalry troops will be demonstrating military life in Florida circa 1864.
Parades will take place at noon and battles at 1 pm on both days of the event. During the rest of the program, the re-enactors historic camps will be open to the public.
Admission is $5 per person.
For more information, contact the Florida Agricultural Museum at (386) 446-7630
CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DEDICATION
November 12th there will be a dedication of a marker to Jacob Hemphill, Co. H, 5th Texas, recipient of one of the 9 Gold Stars for Bravery awarded to Hood's Texas Brigade Soldiers in 1864.
The marker is being presented by the SCV Camp #1250 Temple, Texas. The ceremony will take place at 2:00 pm at the North Belton Cemetery (1500 N. Main Street, Belton) . The Bell County Chapter #101, UDC will dedicate a Southern Cross to this soldier as well. And the Texas Order of the Confederate Rose will participate with a Black Rose Ceremony.
After the ceremony, there will be a BBQ Lunch and Social at Confederate Park in Belton (500 E. Ave C. Belton). Cost will be between $10 and $15. RSVPs are need if you wish to attend the BBQ. They can be sent to the Camp #1250 2nd Lt Commander and event organizer, Compatriot James Bozeman.
I hope that Hood's Texas Brigade Association, React. will be well represented.
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Police Abuse And Race-Baiting: The Perfect Storm
Dr. Chuck Baldwin
October 6, 2016
Faithful readers know that I am not timid about reporting on the exponential increase of police abuse currently taking place in our country. This tragic phenomenon is a clear and present danger to the overall health and wellbeing of our society. And it is not a fabrication of "leftists." The abuse of power by many police officers is very real. And as I have attempted to point out previously, the reason for this sad state of affairs is largely due to the recruitment and training of police officers today.
More and more frequently, the ranks of civilian law enforcement are being filled with former military personnel. This is not necessarily wrong in and of itself, but the purpose of law enforcement is entirely different from that of the military. Policemen are not soldiers. And American citizens are not enemy combatants.
For example, back in 2012, Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), an office of the Department of Justice, offered 220 U.S. cities $114.6 million in incentive grants to hire post-9/11 veterans to fill 800 law enforcement positions.
But soldiers cannot bring their military training into police work without inflicting horrific consequences upon society. And this does not even take into account how many veterans who suffer from PTSD will be filling the ranks of law enforcement. Add the stress of police work to the trauma of war and the results could be devastating on America's streets where the line between American citizens and enemy soldiers could easily be blurred in the minds of these warriors-turned-cops.
Plus, more and more often, police officers are being trained by military personnel (including foreign military personnel), and the equipment provided to law enforcement is increasingly military in nature. Look at the average police officer today: his equipment, dress, and mannerisms more resemble a special ops military soldier than a peace officer. And it is the military training of police officers that is precipitating the avalanche of unnecessary and unjust police shootings of American citizens.
Previously, I reported on the police shooting and killing of an unarmed man in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Fortunately, the district attorney in Tulsa rightfully charged the officer with manslaughter in the first degree. Within days, police released video footage of a similar incident that happened in Marksville, Louisiana. This time, the victim included a little boy.
Six-year-old Jeremy Mardis (an autistic child) was shot and killed with five bullets to his head and chest by two police officers in Marksville, and his father was seriously wounded. The father was unarmed, yet the two officers fired a total of 18 rounds into his vehicle. The little boy was killed instantly, and the father was seriously wounded. There were no warrants out for the father.
A third police officer who recorded the incident on his body cam said that the father was not acting aggressively toward the officers, and Colonel Mike Edmonson, head of the Louisiana State Police, who saw the videotape, said, "That video was incredible. I mean, as a father, much less head of the state police, I looked at that tape, I said this is incredibly disturbing."
The two police officers have been rightly charged with second degree murder in the death of the little boy and attempted second degree murder in the shooting of the boy's father.
And here is the video tape of the shooting that was recently released by police:
Body Camera Footage Released In Marksville Police Shooting That Killed 6-Year-Old
In this case, the police officers were black and the shooting victims were white. That's probably why you haven't heard about it. If the police officers had been white and the shooting victims were black, the mainstream media and "Black Lives Matter" would have made it national Page One news. Which leads me to the second part of the problem.
Barack Obama's White House, the national news media, and the leaders of "Black Lives Matter" have made these police shootings a racial issue. Along with Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, et al., they are experts at race-baiting.
BUT THIS IS NOT A RACIAL ISSUE.
If the poor, suffering souls within America's inner cities who have too long endured the injustices of police abuse (and many of them have--people of every color) would stay focused on their legitimate complaints and stop letting the Al Sharptons of the world turn it into a racial issue, they would be much further ahead in gaining the sympathy of the general public to their plight. But by letting the race-baiters turn it into a racial issue, too many white people mistakenly see this as a "good cop versus black thug" issue.
Are there black thugs? Yes! Are there white thugs? Yes! Are there Hispanic thugs? Yes! Are there Asian thugs? Yes! Crime is crime no matter what the race of the person is who commits it. Law and order is NOT a racial issue. But the media has allowed the race-baiters, such as Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, to turn it into a racial issue.
I say again: the problem is NOT race; the problem is the increasing militarization of police.
The other problem in America's inner cities is that most of these cities are managed by rabid anti-Second Amendment liberals. Cities such as Chicago, Boston, Newark, N.J., Washington, D.C., etc., are heavily gun-controlled: meaning, the only people who have guns are the bad guys--and the bad guys know it.
For example, last month (September 2016) alone, there were 358 shootings in the heavily gun-controlled city of Chicago, Illinois. There have been over 3,200 shootings so far this year in The Windy City.
Thanks to the gun-control laws of the city of Chicago, citizens there are little more than fodder for the violent criminal element of that town. Instead of promoting "stop and frisk" laws, Donald Trump should be promoting the fact that the law-abiding residents in Chicago (and everywhere else) should be allowed to lawfully arm and defend themselves against the violent criminals of their communities.
What race-baiters Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson fail to acknowledge is that most of the violent crimes committed against black people are perpetrated by black people--just as most of the violent crimes committed against white people are perpetrated by white people. Again, law and order is NOT a racial issue.
And police abuse is not a racial issue; as I've said, it is a training issue. Ever since the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was invented by President G.W. Bush, our local and State police departments and sheriff's offices have been increasingly militarized.
Police officers are not attorneys. They are not trained in constitutional law. Not only do most police officers demonstrate a serious lack of constitutional acumen, some police officers even demonstrate a serious animus AGAINST the Constitution. These same officers consider people who believe in the Constitution to be "anti-police." Such an attitude does nothing but insure increasing abusive behavior against the very people police officers are sworn to protect: the American citizenry.
One won't read this in a DHS police training manual, but for all intents and purposes, police training procedures teach officers to shoot first and let the courts work out the details. Police officers know that seldom will they be held accountable for a bad shooting (thankfully, that is currently not the case in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Marksville, Louisiana). They often carry "throw down" guns to use after a bad shooting in case the victim was unarmed, to make it appear as though the victim was armed; they know that most of their fellow officers will not "rat" on them even when they are clearly guilty of police abuse; and they know that the local prosecutors and judges are on "their" side. It is mostly a one-sided judicial system for sure, and police officers know it. And the fact that more and more policemen are ex-military means that their military training runs much deeper than their law enforcement training. In fact, many times they are hired as police officers BECAUSE they are former military, as noted above.
Since I have been writing on this subject, many retired and active duty police officers have written me to confirm what I'm saying and to thank me for saying it. I'm sure the percentages are with the "good" cops, but as the DHS-sponsored militarization of local and State police agencies continues to intensify--and as the "good" cops continue to retire--the "bad" cop problem is only going to get worse.
Here are the facts: police abuse is very real, and race-baiting is, likewise, very real. It is the perfect storm. In the political arena, conservatives blame "Black Lives Matter" and liberals blame "white cops." In truth, constitutionally illiterate, "us-versus-them," trigger-happy policemen AND race-baiting, opportunistic charlatans like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson are equally to blame.
This problem will not be resolved until the American people begin looking at and dealing with this issue without the obfuscation of race or political partisanship. Little Jeremy Mardis was not a Democrat or a Republican; he was not a liberal or a conservative; he was a little, six-year-old, innocent, autistic boy who was brutally murdered and violently taken from the home of a loving father by poorly trained police officers.
Black folks in America's inner cities need to stop shouting at white folks and instead start demanding that their crooked, self-absorbed politicians (both black and white) start honoring their oaths of office to the Constitution and eviscerate the gun-control laws that make residents easy prey for the criminal element within their own neighborhoods so that people can start lawfully defending themselves. And "conservative" white folks need to get their heads out of the sand and realize that there is a REAL problem with police abuse in this country and start demanding that their local judges and prosecutors start holding these lawless lawmen accountable to the same laws that the rest of us are held to.
Again, the issue is not black or white--or even black or blue. The issue is justice and constitutional government. Lady Justice is supposed to be color blind. She should also be blind to whatever uniform a person is or isn't wearing and whatever political label one has or doesn't have. As I have said repeatedly, we either have justice for all or we have justice for none. You will remember that when you are on the receiving end of police injustice.
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The United States was founded by Christians from Western Europe.
For most of America's history, "immigrants" meant descendants of British Common Law raised in our western Christian ethic. Our culture, our traditions, and most importantly, our astronomical living standards are a direct result of that particular heritage.
Don't think so? What if our founding fathers were Aztec? Or Yoruba? What prosperity did those cultures leave to their descendants?
Our Republic is rich because, despite its flaws, it was founded on a set of objectively better ideas.
Immigrants to the United States do not make us wealthier by virtue of looking "diverse." Quite the opposite. They make us and themselves wealthier when they assimilate to our Western tradition - when they become "one of us."
Before the rise of fraudulent victim advocacy organizations and our massive welfare state, American immigrants that couldn't meet our standards or disliked our values would simply pack their bags and go home. This was a delicate and humane screening test for prospective migrants. No need for reams of paperwork, a massive immigration bureaucracy, or an army of ICE agents.
Yet, where would the political Left be if they weren't "fixing" something?
Open borders are the Left's answer to Protestant America's rejection of socialism.
Marxists suffered a humiliating intellectual defeat during the post-WWII era and were badly in need of new voters. Americans peeked over the Iron curtain and gasped in horror at the mountain of dead bodies piled up across socialist Europe and Asia. For at least a part of American history, Communism became a bad word. Marxist academics muttered a collective "whoops" and retreated from the battlefield of ideas. They got to work on a new scheme for pushing big government socialism on Americans. If they couldn't convince Christians to favor statism, why not just import statists?
Enter Ted Kennedy's 1965 immigration bill which not only limited immigration from Western Europe but also opened America's front door to every medieval backwater on Earth. The supposed rationale? "Diversity is our strength!" And so the multiculturalism cult was born.
Acknowledging that our galaxy-exploring Western Republic probably has nothing to learn from people who yell at clouds to make rain is now a thought crime. Besides the new mass of sympathetic voters, progressives also effectively shielded themselves from having to know anything about the cultures they import. After all, what does it matter? We're all the same - y'know, "melting pot" and all that.
What has our country and its "culture" gained from all of this 3rd world diversity? Apart from more restaurants serving meat and rice, nothing.
As of 2010, 71% of Hispanic immigrant households were on some form of government welfare compared to 39% of native households.
As of 2013, that number was 91.4% for Middle Eastern refugees.
In fact, not including later welfare expenditures, resettling one refugee costs US taxpayers almost $13,000 per year. Are these the people making us stronger via diversity? It sounds an awful lot like they're making us a soup kitchen.
3rd world migrants tend to come from violent, tribal, and outrageously intolerant societies. Are we to assume only "nice" 3rd world immigrants come to America?
Nearly 80% of undocumented Central American women and children are raped by other illegal immigrants during their trek across the US border. The idea that immigrants who live in horribly violent societies will simply drop those tendencies once they're on American soil is utter nonsense.
Illegal 3rd world aliens make up over a quarter of the federal prison population and commit murders and sexual assaults five to ten times as often as native-born Americans. America's "melting pot" was not supposed to include this much rape in the broth.
Predictably, our politicians have learned precisely zero from this migration catastrophe. Should she win the election, Hillary Clinton has promised to import 65,000 Syrian refugees to our shores. Western Europe has experimented with Middle Eastern immigration for nearly four decades and it's gone about as well as you'd expect. Sweden and Denmark suddenly have the highest number of sexual assaults in all of Europe, nearly 70% of French prisoners are Muslim, ungovernable Muslim ghettos are everywhere, and migrant welfare consumption has left European coffers with nothing but spider webs and IOUs.
The gruesome, almost weekly terror attacks committed by Islamic militants are also unwelcome baggage. At home, Somali immigrant communities in Maine and Minnesota have shared great, exotic traditions like sex slavery, credit card fraud, and insurance scams.
Apart from warm and fuzzies, can the open borders crowd describe any tangible benefit to US citizens from importing Middle Eastern migrants?
Violence, poverty, and corruption in the third world are a direct result of the traditions and customs of the people who live there. A simple plane flight won't change that. If fresh-off-the-tarmac Somali refugees are given US citizenship like any other native born, then US citizenship means nothing.
America is not just a random mishmash of "melted cultures." America is supposed to be a common law republic with a legal bias in favor of human liberty and property rights. It is a "melting pot" of Anglo-Saxons, Dutch, Normans, and other Western European tribes. The Guarani people of the Amazon were not consulted when the Founders drafted our Constitution. If we like all the bells and whistles of living in a (relatively) free country, we should stop importing voters that think otherwise.
HUNGARY STATES RIGHTS RELATIONSHIP TO EU MIRRORS CONFEDERATE TO US
The Hungarian referendum on EU invader quotas is not "invalid" as the controlled media has lied-and the Hungarian constitution will now be amended to overturn the EU's "freedom of movement" rules.
The law says that turnout had to be above 50 percent in order to be binding upon parliament-but that body had already voted against the quota system, meaning that the vote's decision is perfectly valid and will now be implemented.
Furthermore, as Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán pointed out,the turnout in the "EU refugee quota" referendum surpassed the turnout in the 2003 referendum on European Union membership.
In that referendum turnout was 45.6 percent-but the controlled media didn't claim that referendum was "invalid."
In fact, as Orbán was quick to point out, in the 2003 referendum, exactly 3,056,027 Hungarians voted in favor of EU membership. In the 2016 referendum, exactly 3,282,928 Hungarians voted against the EU "quota" system-a de facto rejection of the EU, and 15 percent more than those who had voted in favor of that body in 2003.
In his reaction to the referendum outcome, as announced on his official website, Orbán said that the next step was a constitutional amendment which will "clearly state that without the consent of the Hungarian Parliament, Brussels cannot force Hungary to accede to any EU requirement with regard to migrants."
Orbán said that this was a "sovereignty issue," and that "Brussels does not have the right to undermine the inalienable right to the Hungarian populations' territorial integrity."
The constitutional amendment which will now be introduced will specify that "freedom of movement and residence in Hungary" will from now on be the sole prerogative of legislation enacted by the Hungarian parliament.
The constitutional amendments will be finalized this week by the Hungarian cabinet, and presented to parliament within the next few weeks. The amendments will be passed, precisely because the Hungarian parliament has already formally voted to oppose the "EU Quota" rules, over which the referendum was held.
The constitutional amendment will directly contradict the EU's "freedom of movement" regulations, and will make Hungary's continued membership of that organization impossible.
Editor's Note: Its the 1850's all over again - only this time its in eastern Europe - the principles of self-governance that our Southern Fathers fought for are UNIVERSAL!
I also want to point out that the LEFT has been doing to the entire US (i.e. my article above on immigration) what the Yankees did to the South after the WBTS. That is the North thought that it could crush what was left of the "spirit" of the defeated South and forever remold the South in its own northern image by simply flooding the South with emigrants (i.e. carpetbaggers) from the North. The EU is waging a similar war against EUROPE. In Germany there is a purge of all things German. In England there has been a purge of all things English (which we see the Brits soundly rejected with BREXIT). Hungary, like our Southern states, has said no, Now, they are practicing, as did our Southern fathers, NULLIFICATION. When that does not work, like England and BREXIT or the South and the CSA, the next step is SECESSION. We are watching our own history replay itself in Europe. Jefferson Davis said that these issues would continue to rear their head until finally resolved. And they have - and not just on our side of the pond.
Our tax system raises about $2.1 Trillion every year. However, it also provides tax benefits of over $17.1 Trillion. Essentially, these $17 Trillion are a series of incentives for business owners and investors to encourage certain activities that create jobs, develop the nation's infrastructure, grow the economy, etc.
One of the most encouraged activities is real estate investment and development. And of course, any investment that creates jobs also receives a very large tax incentive. So it would be shocking if, under the current U.S. tax law, Donald Trump pays any taxes at all. While people can argue all day long about whether this is fair, this is the reality. Basically, the government is helping mr. Trump to create jobs and develop property because when the private sector does these things it means that many fewer construction projects that the government has to do itself - and that many fewer mouths for the government to feed, etc. Plus Mr. Trump and all those wealthy folks not paying their fair share according to Hillary are also providing medical care for their employees saving the government from having to do so - not to mention all kinds of other benefits that the government would supply if business did not.
Mr. Trump is not alone. In fact, any U.S. Taxpayer who owns a significant amount of real estate and/or creates several jobs probably pays very little tax.
The tax law punishes employees and rewards employers and investors. This is true in every country, not just in the U.S. The government uses the tax law to encourage people to follow its policies. It offers incentives to the people who do what the government wants them to do. Bottom line!
So what would Hillary prefer? For trump to pay a few million a year in taxes (his "fair share")? Or would she prefer to let him keep that money and use it to create jobs and revitalize deteriorating neighborhoods?
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