The Inca-Caranqui Water Temple of Ecuador: A display of wealth and skillful hydraulic engineering

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Water, essence of life and natural force sacred to the ancient Inca, was harnessed and controlled in a large man-made water temple in the late 15th century. The pool, featuring finely carved and polished fitted stones, high walls, and weaving canals, would have been an impressive sight. Researchers now believe this marvel of hydraulic engineering in Ecuador is thought to have been built by Inca titans Huayna Capac or Atahualpa in a show of power after they had conquered the local Caranqui people.

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Wake the Flock Up! How to Talk to Your Friends Who Still Can’t See the Rising of Police State USA

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Anyone who is awake to government corruption knows how frustrating it can be sitting at a social gathering while listening to everyone talk about football or Miley Cyrus’ latest twerking ploy.

Of course there is nothing wrong with pro-sports and music stars, they are a product of society and exist because people find joy in them. What is wrong, however, is that many people are consumed by these things. Society becomes distracted from real issues that actually affect their lives and conversations which can lead to positive change become taboo, while the largely controlled and focus group driven pop-culture becomes the norm.

Conversations in bars, restaurants, malls and locker rooms across the continent are all eerily similar. They vary only by their geographical location which delegates the sports teams involved in the discussion.

This denial of relevant conversations has become the norm and even designated by its own idiom, “Never talk about religion or politics.” What this idiom represents is humans refusing to explore our spirituality or question the status quo; mostly out of fear of ridicule or going against the norm.

The closest people get to contemplating the intricacies of political social order is bashing the current president. There are no challenging thoughts presented to suggest what life could be like outside of the status quo. Questioning the established order makes you an oddball, a weirdo, and an outsider.

But it doesn’t have to be like this.

Many people who are “awake” are also incredibly passionate. However, this passion can sometimes manifest into a fault.

Of course, having a passion for change is completely normal once you see the murderous, thieving mass of sociopaths who’ve seized control of nearly every aspect of your personal life. You want to go out on the rooftops and scream! This feeling is natural, it’s a reactionary display of “fight or flight.” And, in some scenarios it’s an effective way to incite change. But in most situations, it is not.

The reason society talks about pop-culture and sports all the time is because these issues are benign and comfortable. Our paradigms and world views are not challenged, and it makes us feel safe. When we see a different worldview for the first time, it frightens us. If you inform others about these hair-raising realities, and you yell at them or become angry, not only will you be shunned, but your message will be perceived as you presented it, vitriolic.

Not everyone can be the Alex Jones-esque madman, screaming into a microphone trying to shake people out of their slumber. If everyone tried to employ these same tactics of yelling at people to give them information, the liberty movement would have died out a long time ago.

Cordiality, reciprocity, sincerity, these are the tools of influence, not yelling and screaming. Only the state can use yelling and intimidation to influence others, and this is called indoctrination. It is why boot camp exists, The drill instructor method is highly effective at changing minds, but instead of freeing and opening that mind, it closes it.

Only the state can use yelling and intimidation to influence others, and this is called indoctrination. It is why boot camp exists, and why it takes weeks. The drill instructor method is highly effective at changing minds, but instead of freeing and opening a mind, it closes it.

Another facet of presenting this powerful information is the appropriate level of quantity. When we are presenting these challenging views to others, we must make sure to not dump too much information onto them, or they can become overwhelmed.

The process of “waking up” is not something that happens in an hour long conversation. Ideas take time to grow. They have to blossom into questions about one’s own reality. It can even be argued that the waking up process is a life-long journey.

The idea here is to plant seeds, and water these seeds from time to time and let them grow into plants, on their own terms. Remember that no one can yank a plant straight from a seed; these things take time.

An example of this “seed” would be interjecting into a conversation the notion of marijuana being illegal and the criminally immoral actions on behalf of the state to keep it illegal.

“What do you guys think about the government keeping nature illegal?”

“Marijuana is becoming legal in several states, do you all think that it should be illegal anywhere? Isn’t kidnapping and locking someone in a cage for possessing a plant immoral?”

These are just examples of seeds. The seed planting method is entirely passive, and magnitudes more effective than screaming your point of view into deaf ears.

The age old saying which states, “You catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar,” has been around for a long time because it’s true. For the purpose of this article, we can rewrite this saying as, “Assholes don’t open minds, handshakes do.”

No matter how well-meaning your intentions, if they are poorly presented, they will do more harm than good.

Humanity is involved in a struggle, as we have always been, but there are much more of us now. Inciting peaceful change has never been more important. However, so many well-meaning individuals go about inciting this change with blunt force. This has to change.

If you truly want to make the world a more peaceful place, you have to become a more peaceful person. Petty infighting, personal attacks, vitriol, and hate are the tools of tyrants and also of those who only claim to be awake.

Peace is true professionalism.

Next time you’re cringing in a public setting, listening to Joe Six Pack spout off NFL stats like an ESPN commentator, wait for an opportune time and plant that seed.

“Hey Joe, speaking of the Kansas City Chiefs, what do you think of wide receiver, Dwayne Bowe and his arrest for having weed? Do you think its cool that he was deprived of his freedom for having a plant?”

Be the honey, not the asshole.

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Enochian: The Mysterious Lost Language of Angels

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Bryan Hilliard | AncientOrigins

In the year 1581, occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley, claimed to have received communications from angels, who provided them with the foundations of a language with which to communicate with ‘the other side’. This ‘angelic’ language contained its own alphabet, grammar and syntax, which they wrote down in journals. The new language was called “Enochian” and comes from John Dee’s assertion that the Biblical Patriarch Enoch had been the last human to know the language.

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US Spends $20 Million on Missile to “Destroy Any Target in the World in One Hour”

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Cassius Methyl | ANTIMEDIA

The government is developing a hypersonic missile that can destroy anyone, anywhere, in less than one hour.

Can you fathom something worse than nuclear weapons? Can you imagine weapons that are more ‘practical’ and surgical to be used to spread “peace” and “democracy” to oil rich countries in the Middle East? Well these weapons are being developed.

Raytheon just received a $20,489,714 contract from the US Military (DARPA) to develop the fastest missiles ever known. These hypersonic missiles can theoretically reach any target in the world within one hour.

Ratheon is a corporation known for developing tools that cause death and destruction. It’s one of the largest US affiliated ‘defense’ contractors and is responsible for numerous technologies that have taken thousands of lives in pointless conflicts around the world.

The idea behind these missiles is that they will be very difficult to take down. They will be able to strike targets from a greater distance and at a greater speed than any missiles that are currently being used.

DARPA wants the hypersonic missiles be fully developed by the year 2020. Last year these weapons were tested but failed, however they did not fail to increase international tension. With the announcement of these new research funds, this tension is going to continue. Current events in Ukraine, Syria, and Iran have already inflamed the East vs. West conflict to levels unseen since the Cold War.

According to an article from The Moscow Times, “A new arms rivalry between Russia and the United States is heating up as the two major military powers rush to develop a new class of hypersonic, non-nuclear missiles that can strike any target on the globe within one hour of launch with devastating accuracy.”

Even mainstream media outlets recognize that this is a “terrifying” new technology. A headline from Boston Business Journal reads “Raytheon’s developing a hypersonic missile system. It sounds terrifying.”

If you consider the implications of this technology and how it could change the landscape for conventional warfare, of course it would inflame international relations. If you develop technology designed to annihilate human beings with some of the greatest efficiency ever seen, place it in the hands of some of the most demonstrably corrupt people to ever hold power, what else would you expect?

The unfortunate truth is we have a civic duty to keep up with this new ‘arms race’ because we have to assess the dangers of the weapons possessed by the US Government and other world powers including Russia — and at any cost neutralize these dangers to our people. The sobering truth about modern war can be summed up relevantly simply: war is old men talking, young men dying, and innocent people being caught in the middle of these proxy wars-for-resources waged all too often in the false name of democracy.

DARPA is developing self guided bullets that don’t miss, robots of war, drones, biometrics, and other futuristic weapons that will be used to preserve US military hegemony for decades to come unless steps are taken to reign in these tools of destruction.


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“I’M SO NASTY” – Iggy Azalea – Parody by Mark Dice

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Mark Dice’s song parody of Iggy Azalea’s I’m So Fancy, I’m So NASTY.

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The Rundown Live #488 (Welfare,3rd Grade Reading,Bin Laden da Truther)

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Jeb Bush Denounces Rand Paul for Exposing the NSA’s Illegal Spying on Americans

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Jeb Bush defends the NSA’s illegal survelance programs and the Patriot Act, and attacked Ran Paul for exposing the government’s illegal activities. Watch Rand Paul’s Entire Speech here: http://www.c-span.org/video/?326084-1/senator-rand-paul-rky-nsa-surveillance

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He enjoys causing trouble for the New World Order, exposing corrupt scumbag politicians, and pointing out Big Brother’s prying eyes. The term “fighting the New World Order” is used by Mark to describe some of his activities, and refers to his and others’ resistance and opposition (The Resistance) to the overall system of political corruption, illegal wars, elite secret societies, mainstream media, Big Brother and privacy issues; as well as various economic and social issues. This Resistance involves self-improvement, self-sufficiency, personal responsibility and spiritual growth.

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Coming Soon to a Police State Near You, Oregon Begins Testing ‘Pay Per Mile’ Tax on Driving

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Matt Agorist | FreeThoughtProject

Portland, OR — As the federal government doles out tax credits for fuel-efficient vehicles, states wary of losing the fuel tax revenue from declining gas usage, are scrambling.

The federal government’s tax credit for fuel-efficient vehicles creates a lower demand for fuel. As less fuel is consumed across the country, Fuel Tax Revenue, which is used to pay for roads, slowly drops. This is a perfect example of the state trying to control the market through incentives that lead to a slew of problems down the road.

Similar legislation was also proposed in Arkansas, earlier this year.

However, Oregon is spearheading this urge to charge people for their movement by actually implementing a program that will tax drivers by the mile.

While the program is still in testing, it will most likely become a model for states around the US who are scared of losing their revenue at the pump.

If you are poor and have to drive a long way to work, you can thank the government when you have to start eating ramen noodles every night so you can pay your driving tax.

According to the AP,

Starting July 1, up to 5,000 volunteers in Oregon can sign up to drive with devices that collect data on how much they have driven and where. The volunteers will agree to pay 1.5 cents for each mile traveled on public roads within Oregon, instead of the tax now added when filling up at the pump.

The current program, called OreGo, will be the largest yet and will be open to all car types. Of these, no more than 1,500 participating vehicles can get less than 17 miles per gallon, and no more than 1,500 must get at least 17 miles per gallon and less than 22 miles per gallon.

Volunteers will still be paying the fuel tax if they stop for gas. But at the end of the month, depending on the type of car they drive, they will receive either a credit or a bill for the difference in gas taxes paid at the pump.

Those who bought electric vehicles are upset with the program.

“This program targets hybrid and electric vehicles, so it’s discriminatory,” said Patrick Connor, a Beaverton resident in an interview with the AP. He’s been driving an electric car since 2007.

The mileage will be tracked with small digital devices provided by private vendors. Originally all of these devices were going to track the driver’s locations through GPS. But after an outcry from the Oregon Chapter of the ACLU, the drivers can now opt for an odometer based device, sans GPS.

“This is the government collecting massive amounts of data, and we want to ensure the government doesn’t keep and use that data for other purposes,” ACLU’s interim executive director Jann Carson said.

The state promises that they will destroy all records of location data and metered devices 30 days after they are read. But if we know anything about government and their collection of data, they lie about it. So don’t hold your breath.

Many are concerned that this will discourage the purchase of fuel-efficient vehicles, and the are likely right. It will be interesting to see this unfold as one faction of the state continues to create an incentive for electric cars, while another faction creates an incentive against them.

What do you think about this tax? Would you rather pay at the pump or let the government install a tracking device inside your vehicle so they can tell where and how far you’ve driven? Let us know in the comments below.

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Ferguson Builds Permanent Memorial to Honor Thug Michael Brown

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Ferguson Builds Permanent Memorial to Honor Michael Brown, the Thug Whose Death Sparked Riots, Looting, and 10’s of Millions of Dollars in Damage in the City of Ferguson by the Black Lives Matter Movement.

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He has been featured on the History Channel’s Decoded, Ancient Aliens, and America’s Book of Secrets; Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura on TruTV, Secret Societies of Hollywood on E! Channel, America Declassified on the Travel Channel, and is a frequent guest on Coast to Coast AM, and the Alex Jones Show.

Mark Dice is the author of several popular books on secret societies and conspiracies, including The Illuminati: Facts & Fiction, Big Brother: The Orwellian Nightmare Come True, The New World Order, Facts & Fiction, Inside the Illuminati, The Resistance Manifesto, and Illuminati in the Music Industry. Order a copy now in paperback from Amazon.com or download the e-books through Kindle, iBooks, Nook, or Google Play.

While much of Mark’s work confirms the existence and continued operation of the Illuminati today, he is also dedicated to debunking conspiracy theories and hoaxes and separating the facts from the fiction; hence the “Facts & Fiction” subtitle for several of his books. He has a bachelor’s degree in communication from California State University.

He enjoys causing trouble for the New World Order, exposing corrupt scumbag politicians, and pointing out Big Brother’s prying eyes. The term “fighting the New World Order” is used by Mark to describe some of his activities, and refers to his and others’ resistance and opposition (The Resistance) to the overall system of political corruption, illegal wars, elite secret societies, mainstream media, Big Brother and privacy issues; as well as various economic and social issues. This Resistance involves self-improvement, self-sufficiency, personal responsibility and spiritual growth.

Be sure to subscribe to Mark’s YouTube channel, checkout some of the previous videos and Playlists, and look him up on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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How Popular Music’s Lyrics Perpetuate American Idiocy

By The Rundown Live

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Claire Bernish | ANTIMEDIA

The rise of idiot America has been mainly for profit.

A recent study served to confirm the patently obvious: song lyrics for the most popular genres of music are ridiculously obtuse — and getting worse over time. Though this might not be a revelation, the figures are distressing indicators of both an intellectually vapid societal and cultural future as well as its apparent inevitability.

If you’ve already moved away from Billboard music, congratulations, you refuse to be insulted. But if you haven’t, or if you’re concerned about pop culture trends acting as portents of systemic dysfunction, you should probably pay attention. Andrew Powell-Morse of SeatSmart studied the “Lyric Intelligence” of 225 Billboard songs in the Pop, Country, Hip-hop, and Rock genres that spent three or more weeks parked at the top of the charts to analyze any changes over the course of ten years. And change there was.

Ten years ago, the most popular songs read between a third and fourth grade level, but the inanity only increased with time, and after a five-year downward tumble ending in 2014 (the last year of the study), chart-topping hits had a reading level equivalent to second or third grade. Broken into genres, the levels measured just 2.6 for Hip-hop/R&B, a tie of 2.9 for Rock and Pop, and faring best was Country at 3.3 — though declaring a winner in this insipid race to the bottom seems somewhat defeatist. Even further to that point, the most intellectually stimulating song, Blake Shelton’s Country hit “All About Tonight”, measured just 5.8, while wading deeply into the ludicrous was Three Days Grace’s “The Good Life”, at a level equivalent to 0.8 — begging the question, did they have to try to craft lyrics a kindergartner could easily read?

So how did this happen and why is it getting even worse? For the sake of brevity, this is a systemic issue being reinforced across the board by pandemic anti-intellectualism. Some have argued there is no harm in a bit of mindless distraction, but this is incontrovertibly false. When just six corporations control 90% of the media, and 80% of radio stations have identical playlists, mindless content isn’t a choice — it’s a virtual mandate. In this self-propelled cycle of banality, the conglomerates dictate content to be promoted by radio, which in turn pushes it endlessly, creating a false perception that what is being played is due to listener demand. But this insidious marketing ploy is more akin to kidnapping and is every bit as dangerous.

There is a dearth in music options over the airwaves, so when vacuous lyrics are foisted on listeners, they become captives under duress. It is scientifically proven that flexing the intellect can slow cognitive decline, but there has been a cultural shift away from stimulating thought in favor of homogenization and living for the moment, and empty radio content is both symptom and reinforcement of that trend. Society is focused on entertainment, materialism, and self-promotion, and when coupled with a need for instant gratification, it’s really no wonder we’re in such a sorry state. Occasional forays into mindless distraction would be understandable and harmless if they were just forays, but the foundation is faulty due to a sharp decline in quality education at every level.

Education has become the highest form of indoctrination with teachers forced into regurgitating information so their students can pass tests rather than become innovators and original thinkers. And who could blame them? Currently, they’re held to the ridiculous system where their performance is ranked, and salary determined by how those students perform on standardized tests that are, themselves, flawed. As Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, put it, “This country has spent billions on accountability, not on the improvement of teaching and learning at the classroom level.”

An education system based almost solely on taking tests is not only intellectually dimming, it’s stressful — instructors doling out the tests are given a set of instructions for what to do when students vomit on their test booklets. All of this is designed to send students to college where the situation is perpetuated. According to Catherine Liu, a film and media studies professor at the University of California, “We don’t educate people anymore. We train them to get jobs.”

From a political standpoint, all this ‘dumbing down’ makes sense: indoctrination creates obedience. If music and culture focus on mindless diversion, and education lacks, well, education, then people lack the acuity necessary to question the absurdity of the system. Those who manage to liberate themselves from this mold and have the gumption to question official authority will find a cozy spot on the government’s watch list. So while we bemoan our country’s lack of intellectual prowess, it isn’t by a failure of design.

The author of aptly titled Idiot America, journalist Charles Pierce, thoroughly summed up the issue this way: “The rise of idiot America today represents–for profit mainly, but also and more cynically, for political advantage in the pursuit of power–the breakdown of a consensus that the pursuit of knowledge is a good.”

Unfortunately, if the lyrics study is a prognostic omen, the epidemic of idiocy will only get worse.


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    Liberty Under Attack - Government Regulations & The Vaping Industry with Guest, Jeff Nyzio - 11/17/16On tonight’s final live broadcast of Liberty Under Attack Radio on the Freedom Phalanx Radio Network, we were joined by Jeff Nyzio, host of Disassociation Nation, another show on the network. For most of the show, we discussed the impact the recent vaping regulations will have on the industry, as well as how it crushed his entrepreneurial venture. In the final segment, we do Fascistbook news and he tell us how to make our own vape juice, and provides some warnings for those that are considering entering the black/grey market. Make sure to find our future shows on iTunes, Tunein Radio, Stitcher [more]

    Disassociation Nation - Guest: Alex James from Backwordz - 11/14/16

    Disassociation Nation - Guest: Alex James from Backwordz - 11/14/16Tonight on Disassociation Nation, Niz and Paul are joined by Alex James from the Band Backwordz to talk about their upcoming album release. The conversation after the half time turns to the incremental organization of state abolition.   Disassociation Nation reveals the sordid underbelly of the dystopian reality of the American Dream.  We explore that reality while examining the principles of liberty that could liberate us all from the coercive enterprise that is the United States of America. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll disassociate from the state. No flag waving here, folks, just unadulterated liberty. Click for More about Disassociation Nation LIVE: Mondays 8:00pm-10:00pm Eastern [more]

    Liberty Under Attack - Moderated Debate on Peaceful Parenting & Spanking - 11/10/16

    Liberty Under Attack - Moderated Debate on Peaceful Parenting & Spanking - 11/10/16On tonight’s broadcast of Liberty Under Attack Radio, we hosted a Peaceful Parenting debate between Kevin Geary and Kyle Rearden; Kevin is for the concept, and Kyle is against it. Please make sure to check out the Twitter link below and let us know who you think won. If you enjoyed this broadcast and appreciate the work we do, please consider contributing financially. Just visit www.libertyunderattack.com and use the buttons on the sidebar. To purchase the direct action series in its entirety, see below. Links: Let us know who you think won [Poll]: https://twitter.com/LUAradio/status/796911801610993665 Check out Kevin’s website: http://revolutionaryparent.com/ Check out Kyle’s website: www.thelastbastille.com Kyle’s [more]

    Liberty Under Attack - The "Sovereign Citizens" are Co-opting the CYVR Remedy - 11/03/16

    Liberty Under Attack - The On this broadcast of Liberty Under Attack Radio, Kyle Rearden joins me as we complete part three in our "sovereign citizen" trilogy. First, I discuss my recent meeting with some college students from the political organization Turning Point USA. Secondly, we discuss the method of strategic withdrawal that we promote, known as cancelling the voter registration. We close out the show with an in-depth discussion regarding a potential co-opting of the CYVR method by those who call themselves "_______ State Nationals" (i.e. Texas, Iowa, Illinois). This is certainly a broadcast you don't want to miss. If you enjoyed this broadcast and [more]

    Liberty Under Attack - Scientific Consensus Series pt. 2 - 10/27/16

    Liberty Under Attack - Scientific Consensus Series pt. 2 - 10/27/16On tonight’s broadcast of Liberty Under Attack Radio, we present part 2 of our scientific consensus series (or, science more generally). Darrell Becker and Dr. Stephanie Murphy join me as we discuss the notion of scientific consensus, concerns with scientific research today, the fascinating human mind when it comes to placebo (and nocebo effects), Stephanie’s experience getting her Ph.D, and much more. The show was entirely off-the-cuff, as the outline wasn’t even touched upon. It was a fantastic discussion. If you enjoyed this broadcast and appreciate the work we do, please consider contributing financially. Just visit www.libertyunderattack.com and use the buttons on [more]

    Disassociation Nation - Taxation is Slavery, and You Love It - 10/24/16

    Disassociation Nation - Taxation is Slavery, and You Love It - 10/24/16Tonight on Disassociation Nation Niz and Paul are joined by Lousander Feen from the Freedom Feens as well as Lisa DeLasho from Nutritional Anarchy. The show kicks off talking about Lisa's current projects. After the 30 minute mark the conversation shifts to taxation and government sanctioned theft. The show wraps up with a few tips on how to avoid the taxman without getting shot. Disassociation Nation reveals the sordid underbelly of the dystopian reality of the American Dream.  We explore that reality while examining the principles of liberty that could liberate us all from the coercive enterprise that is the United [more]

    Liberty Under Attack - Oh, You Think Your Vote Matters in a Presidential Election? That's Cute - 10/23/16

    Liberty Under Attack - Oh, You Think Your Vote Matters in a Presidential Election? That's Cute - 10/23/16Tonight’s broadcast of Liberty Under Attack Radio is titled, “Oh, you think your vote matters in a Presidential election? That’s cute.” Kyle Rearden, our creative consultant, joins us to offer his thoughts and conclusions on the subjects at hand. Namely, the fact that the President is not elected by popular vote (that is, the electorate); rather, the President is chosen by the electors. In other words, your vote especially doesn’t matter in Presidential elections, although that is the one that is the most heavily focused on. We also tell you how government officials in the other two branches of government constitutionally gain [more]

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