Injured and Insulted? If you haven’t read these articles – you don’t know nuthin about WorkComp in America!

“Help Pro Publica Investigate” !?!

We try, don’t we?!!! ENCORE! ENCORE!

HELP PROPUBLICA INVESTIGATE THEN BLOG BLOG BLOG OCCUPY Work Comp
GET GOING WITH YOUR  OWN BLOG! BLOG BLOG BLOG!  #OccupyWorkComp and #DodgeTheRads – It’s Dangerous Out There!  See links below!

Radiation What Radiation

If you haven’t read these articles – you don’t know nuthin about Radiation in America either!

One benefit of being disabled by the WorkCompsters is that it makes #ShelterInPlace a little easier!   Know about Your Radiation This Week Series, too.   Bob Nichols Said WHAT About Your Radiation This Week !?!




Insult to Injury

America’s vanishing worker protections.

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Corporate Campaign to Ditch Workers’ Comp Stalls

An Oklahoma commission ruled that a state law allowing companies to “opt out” of workers’ comp and write their own plans was unconstitutional while similar bills in other states lose steam.

‘All of This Because Somebody Got Hurt at Work’

Hummer limos, go-go dancers, a live alligator and glowing aliens in spandex at the national workers’ comp and disability expo. Journey into the little-known workers’ comp industrial complex.

Tyson Foods’ Secret Recipe for Carving Up Workers’ Comp

Over the past 25 years, the giant meatpacking company has taken a lead in pushing for changes in workers’ comp in state after state — often to the detriment of workers.

State Lawmakers to Investigate Workers’ Comp Opt Out

In response to a ProPublica and NPR investigation, the National Conference of Insurance Legislators said it will look into an effort by some of the biggest names in corporate America to opt out of workers’ comp.

U.S. Lawmakers Call for More Oversight of Workers’ Comp

In response to a ProPublica and NPR investigation, members of Congress are urging the labor secretary to come up with a plan to protect injured workers and taxpayers.

Inside Corporate America’s Campaign To Ditch Workers’ Comp

One Texas lawyer is helping companies opt out of workers’ compensation and write their own rules. What does it mean for injured workers?

Price Check: How Companies Value Body Parts

Benefits for the same body part can differ dramatically depending on which company you work for.

ProPublica Partners With Beacon to Promote Workers’ Comp Reporting

Today, ProPublica is teaming up with the journalism crowdfunding site Beacon to encourage more coverage of workers’ comp across the country.

How to Investigate Workers’ Comp In Your State

With this Reporting Recipe, we want to make it easier for journalists to find and report stories on changes in workers’ comp policies and the impact on local workers.

Injured Worker in ProPublica/NPR Story Testifies Before Illinois Legislature

In an eight-hour hearing, Democratic lawmakers challenge governor’s proposals to change state’s workers’ compensation law.

California Bill Would Bar Insurers from Withdrawing Injured Workers’ Care

A bill that passed a state Senate committee today would address a problem highlighted in a ProPublica and NPR investigation of problems with new workers’ compensation laws.

Alabama Bill Would Increase Workers’ Comp Benefits for Amputees

A proposal to nearly triple the maximum compensation for workers who lose a limb follows a ProPublica/NPR story that showed Alabama to have the lowest permanent partial disability benefits in the country.

California Workers’ Comp Law Gets Criticism, Praise at Senate Hearing

Some hearing witnesses say the 2012 reform law had “unintended consequences,” prompting insurers to deny medical care and doctors to leave the system.

The Fallout of Workers’ Comp ‘Reforms’: 5 Tales of Harm

Injured workers share their stories, revealing the real-life impact of rollbacks that have been spreading across the country.

California to Insurers: Don’t Use Workers’ Comp Law to Deny Approved Care

Concern over possible misuse of a 2012 workers’ comp law has led to warnings from state labor officials. A state senate committee will hold a hearing on the law Wednesday.

Insurance Information Institute Challenges Our Workers’ Comp Investigation. We Respond

Insurance Information Institute challenges ProPublica/NPR’s workers’ comp investigation. Here’s our response.

California Announces Audit of Insurance Company That Took Away Home Health Aide

A top labor official in California challenges our characterization of changes to the state’s workers’ comp system. His department will audit a case spotlighted by us.

Podcast: Reporting on Workers’ Comp

Michael Grabell on how the project began, and how many legislators don’t understand the ways rollbacks hurt workers.

OSHA Report Echoes ProPublica and NPR’s Workers’ Comp Findings

Separate investigations into changes in the workers’ compensation system nationwide found that cutbacks were hurting injured workers and their families.

Methodology for Workers’ Comp Benefits: How Much is a Limb Worth?

How ProPublica gathered and analyzed state workers’ compensation laws to find out the maximum each states pays per limb.

How Much Is Your Arm Worth? Depends On Where You Work

Each state determines its own workers’ compensation benefits, which means workers in adjoining states can end up with dramatically different compensation for identical injuries.

What Happens When Americans Are Hurt on the Job? Help ProPublica Investigate

Share your experience to help us dig deeper into workers’ comp in America.




Blogging in the Insurance Industry’s Interests:

Compare to what the “Best Blogs” of the WorkComp industry have to say about matters…

Work Comp Roundup, Author Michael Stack – Category: Education

From Bob’s Cluttered Desk, Author Robert Wilson – Category: National Issues

Managed Care Matters, Author Joe Paduda – Category: Medical Management

DePaolo’s Work Comp World, Author David Depaolo – Category: National Issues

WorkersComp Insider, Authors Tom Lynch & Julie Ferguson – Category: National Issues

Workers’ Compensation by Gelman, Author Jon Gelman – Category: Legal

The Official Medicare Set Aside Blog, Author Jennifer Jordan – Category: MSA/Settlements

Conference Chronicles, Author Varied – Category: Education

Florida Workers’ Comp Adjudication, Author David Langham – Category: Legal

Work Safe, Texas, Author Varied – Category: Carrier

Franco Signor MSP Blog, Author Varied – Category: MSA/Settlements

Workers’ Comp Zone. Author Julius Young – Category: Legal

MedicareInsights Blog, Author Rafael Gonzalez – Category: MSA/Settlements

Alabama Workers’ Compensation Blawg, Author Varied – Category: Regional/State Specific

Evidence Based, Author Michael Gavin – Category: Medical Management

Mark Pew, Author Mark Pew – Category: Medical Management

Louisiana Comp Blog, Author Varied – Category: Regional/State Specific

Sedgwick Connection, Author Varied – Category: TPA

New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog, Author John Geaney – Category: Regional/State Specific

The Return to Work Blog, Author Varied – Category: Carrier

Simply Work Comp, Author Varied – Category: Safety/Prevention

MEMIC Safety Net, Author Varied – Category: Safety/Prevention

GRAVY TRAIN WRECK

Who else is blogging about WorkComp in America and elsewhere?  (see more)

TOP BLOGS FOR
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION AND WORKPLACE ISSUES
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LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2010 Honorees
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LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2011 Honorees
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LexisNexis Top 25 Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2012 Honorees
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LexisNexis Top Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2013 Honorees
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LexisNexis Top Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues – 2014 Honorees
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“So who’s committing all this fraud?”

In the Battle against Workers Comp Fraud, Modern Tools can Deter Old Schemes

So who ELSE is committing all this fraud?

work comp guidelines diagram

Update:  “Distrust Government” https://lnkd.in/bK8uvYn Yikes! California Governor accused of obstructing justice in this blog? Fact check allegations of injured workers receiving workers comp benefits in California. Further investigations in progress?

Reflections…   People Get Ready, There’s a train a comin…




WorkComp BEST BLOGS RESULTS?

Without a Blog, an Injured Worker is UNARMED and Unprotected in America’s WAR ON WORKERS

Si sedgwick insitute opportunity to open dialogues

Injured Worker Blogs?  Not so many….  the industry opinion goes like this:

“…Another area where we would hope to see improved outcomes in the future is the blog category of “Injured Workers”. While a few were nominated in that category this year, none made the final cut….”

Another industry opinion goes like this:  ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY

Here are some WorkComp oriented vlogs…..

Shucks… well, here are the stats on one Injured Worker’s blog…

Ask About Workers Comp Gravy Trains –  for what it’s worth…

aawcgt stats of views 5 26 2016 911 pm

WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW – BYOB

Taking a moment to reflect on success during and post-WorkComp Survival. A Quick shout-out to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, DavidDePaolo Blog Spot, Stumble Upon, WorkComp Central & Lucy Occupy for being top referrers to

Ask About Workers Comp Gravy Trains since Summer 2013.

Thank you!

BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BLOG

Your continued referrals are welcome, Subscribe to stay current! #OccupyWorkComp Reach to date is over 35,000! Hooray for us! BYOB BYOB BYOB

LET’S GET THE REAL NATIONAL WORKCOMP DISCUSSIONS STARTED. WITHOUT VOICES OF INJURED WORKERS, it’s all just smoke and mirrors, isn’t it?

AAWCGT TOP REFERRERS ALL TIME 5 26 2016

I BLOG THEREFORE I AM A WORK COMP SURVIVOR 2 25 2016

What’s YOUR Work Comp Story?    See more at My Work Comp Coach!  

Use the questions to start YOUR OWN BLOG — and to submit stories to “industry bloggers” as a “guest blogger” and stay on point!

 

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“BE BRAVE”

#OccupyWorkComp #OccupyVirtually and for goodness sake, #DodgeTheRads! It’s dangerous out there!

Be ITK about Your Radiation This Week!  #TTFN

#OccupyVirtually #StayOuttaTheStreets #DodgeTheRads
#OccupyVirtually #StayOuttaTheStreets #DodgeTheRads

Injured Workers Blogs and MABs – IMAGINE ALL THE NEW PUBLISHERS! YES, WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW

CAN YOU IMAGINE YOURSELF AS A PUBLISHER? With an e-magazine or three? Sort of like an electronic newspaper, and you build your own audience (database!) and you share things that you find important, share you opinion, and invite others to share further. It’s an empowering thought, isn’t it?
Do you think it could help LIFT INJURED WORKERS OUT OF VICTIM-HOOD? What could YOU do with a BLOG?
PAUSE, CLICK THIS LINK   https://wordpress.com/
I BLOG THEREFORE I AM A WORK COMP SURVIVOR 2 25 2016
i blog therefore i am a work comp survivor - sharing google page one with berkshire hathaway - how interesting
PONDER, THEN RESUME READING
Not convinced yet?
Check out what Wikipedia says: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog
create a word press blog
Ha! Have you ever heard about MABs? THAT may be what this group needs.
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I know the concept…. if anybody is an expert on MABs, let’s chat! [Multi-author blogs]
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It might be easier for newbie Injured Worker bloggers… and we could have a sub-group for writers… #OccupyWorkComp – Writers Community.. 😀
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So what and why????

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My work injury was January 2012 and I did not begin to blog about it until Summer 2013. Believe it or not, I was pretty timid and I sure as heck didn’t want people to know I was fighting with a brain injury. D’oh. “I’M INJURED, NOT STUPID!” Nor did I want my nuclear ‘whistle-blowing’ compromised.
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BRAIN INJURY ADVOCACY GROUP
The more I learned about WorkComp, the more I saw the similarities in the PROFITS BEFORE LIVES, CALCULATED KILLS of both industries. So, here we are. Connecting more dots.
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Being in those ‘creeepy’ doctor mills that were more like morgues for doped zombie was nearly more than I could handle. I talked to people. I gave them my contact info. One office told me I could not talk about WorkComp in the lobby, and they even posted a warning sign. Not too many people spoke English. The sign was posted in Spanish, too.
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The parties ‘reached resolution subject to confidentiality agreement’ Fall 2015. Do you think blogging helped? In efforts to rebrand, I started a second WorkComp blog this year, but due to attacks by WorkCompsters, the original blog stands on it’s own. There we can deal with more volatile issues.
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What I want to do in this group is help those of you who want to ESCAPE work comp apply some of the principles of action and response that I found valuable. Doctors and lawyers have encouraged me to do what I can to help injured workers. The only way I know how to help you is to teach you about blogging.
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There is a business solution that you can employ, with or without an attorney.   That involves MEDIATION and STRUCTURED SETTLEMENT TEAMS.  THE POINT IS TO GET YOUR FREEDOM AND CIVIL RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS BACK, ‘BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY.’
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If you are represented and your attorney won’t help you, consider the value in ditching the attorney and representing yourself. Can you really do worse than what the attorneys have already done to you and for you?
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If you’re interested, SET UP YOUR BLOG, AND LET’S GET MOVING. WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW and it’s very late.
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If your attorney says you better not blog, remind that it’s your constitutional right protected by the 1st amendment. You might use a pen name… I did until Facebook thought police locked me out of my account because “Lucy Occupy” had no papers to present to the Thought Police, so…. Lucy and I share a profile, but she has a page, I have a page, and we have some other pages and groups.
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THERE IS NO BOX TO TRANSCEND.
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Energy follows thought and thoughts are things. JUST DO IT. YOU’RE NOT ALONE.
It was brought to my attention that not everybody knows what a BLOG is, and therefore, the power of the blog as a ‘weapon of self-defense’ is not clearly understood. OK! That makes sense.
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Quick story, then some links. In 2011, facing extreme periods of Facebook censorship (weeks at a time in the ol’ days, and total lockout!) I had to find alternatives to the censorship being faced by most people screaming about Fukushima Global disaster and the triple nuclear meltdowns.
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I asked a buddy at work, a former SEAL, how do I create a blog?? He said he normally charged several hundred dollars, but for me I think he said it would be a couple hundred, or he may have offered to do it for free, but I would have to wait. There was no time to waste, so I figured it out.
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I went to wordpress.com, picked a theme and added a title, and I think the first one was AN OPEN LETTER TO THE EMPEROR OF JAPAN (on askaboutfukushimanow.com)
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WordPress.COM is easier, imho, than wordpress.ORG and it’s one-stop-shopping, and it’s free. You can spend a little to ensure your readers are not bothered with ads, but it can be 100% free.
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You can type a post on FB, copy and paste to a new BLOG post, and voila…. you begin to collect your story so it’s documented and people can get up to speed as time goes by. I have received many calls and emails from people who just wanted to talk, because they thought they were ALONE in fighting for the life, or the life of their loved ones being tortured and abused in the American Workers Comp Systems.
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Check it out and if one of the videos speaks to you, please share the link here and share your progress on creating a blog.
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START WITH A SHORT TITLE (I learned that by experience! ) and you can even just build up a collection of posts, you can share with friends privately for feedback and proof-reading, and you can blast it all over FB, Twitter, Google + LinkedIn and beyond.
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“Without a blog and a database, Injured Workers are UNARMED and UNPROTECTED in the Global #WarOnWorkers!  #WoW”
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#DodgeTheRads  Be ITK about “Your Radiation This Week”  —
BE INFORMED, NOT JUST OPINIONATED
#OccupyVirtually #OccupyWorkComp because
social media transformations

WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW

WHAT TIPS DO YOU HAVE FOR SURVIVING WORKCOMP?

something is terribly wrong with workers compensation isn't it
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For those of you who may be puzzled about why and how the WorkComp Industry experts/ mouth pieces /puppets paint images and write stories as they do, OFTEN so very deceptively and dishonestly, here’s a quick reference sheet and update.
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25 rules of disinformation
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LOL…. Yeah, the WorkCompsters and their pals are also including #1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23 and they are working on 24. Imagine such disgraceful behavior, and attacking an older American with Disabilities –! Their attacks have not been limited to me, but because I blog, I seem to get ‘special attention.’
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The #WorkCompsters have ‘armed up’ with propaganda to attempt to mitigate the losses that will no doubt come from the 2015 long investigate report and expose, “INSULT TO INJURY: THE DEMOLITION OF WORKERS COMPENSATION” by the ProPublica and NPR teams. They didn’t tell all, but they told enough to cause a counter attack, apparently launched this month. STAY ALERT.
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I am one of at least 3 national Injured Worker bloggers; the industry claims 22 ‘top blogs’… WE ARE STILL OUT NUMBERED by bloggers BUT THERE ARE MORE Injured Workers than those profiting on our pain and suffering. Do the math. Start a blog. 😀
 
IF ONLY we could find ten or more Injured Worker bloggers…
YOUR RADIATION THIS WEEK NO 56 REMEMBER IT DIDN'W START WITH GAS CHAMBERS
Do Not Walk Quietly In This Open Air Auschwitz – #DodgeTheRads  Be sure to also ask about YOUR RADIATION THIS WEEK and the call for WarCrimes Trials in the USA
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This group may get attacked by cyber-bullies and industry provacteurs, so stay close and make friends other real people in this group, and bring some of your own friends. PLEASE, DO NOT ENGAGE WITH INDUSTRY TROLLS. When they come, smile and ‘sing the troll song’… they hate that!
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Search the internet for more info on 25 Rules of Disinformation and 8 Traits of disinformationists, and when you start blogging, expect attacks like the ones I am currently enduring from two of the top mouthpieces for US WorkCompsters.
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Here are the industry’s picks of “Best Blogs” for 2016.   Do your own research, draw your own conclusions.  Subscribe and comment and share with your friends and neighbors. There were only dishonorable disparaging remarks about nominated Injured Worker blogs by the representative of the Judges and the industry.
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START YOUR OWN BLOG.
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Their attacks are quite circus-like, and time wasting, and may even be in violation of attorney code of ethics governing conduct, nevertheless, at first glance, they seem credible and reliable. THEY ARE NOT. FOLLOW THE MONEY… THAT TRAIL NEVER LIES.
carlin circus clowns
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With friends like you and like LucyOccupy, those bad boyz picked another fight with all of us, didn’t they?
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If you don’t know me or my struggles, or that ‘I BLOG, THEREFORE I AM A WORK COMP SURVIVOR’ (nearly 6 months out of the system, with reclaimed Civil Rights and Human Rights)….you can read more at my blogs… and leave your story in the tab, WHAT’S YOUR WORK COMP STORY at MyWorkCompCoach.com
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(If you weren’t around Facebook when the Fukushima Triple nuclear meltdowns happened, you may not be familiar with LucyOccupy.com and AskAboutFukushimaNow.com … Heavy reading, still applies today.)
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The Battle of Wits with the WorkCompsters has been somewhat documented, and more is expected from their attendees at their Dallas, last week, ‘conference’ and my blogs are in the works.
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If you watched CONCUSSION, we’re at the part where the NFL agrees to a fake conference and determines there was no evidence that head banging by NFL players hurt them in any way shape or form. That’s the next plays out of the WorkCompsters, a label they have accepted. (It’s a more polite term for 21st Century Sonderkommando, which they would know, if THEY had read the blogs they mock so mercilessly.)
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Anyhow, here you go… be aware of the Disinformationists and search on YouTube for a 40 minute video, DEFENSE AGAINST THE PSYCOPATHS. Another good read if you will take up blogging is:
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The trolls and provocateurs of WorkComp and the ProNukers seem trained out of the same silly and vile playbook. Save the image below to your device. They are big on ‘crazy making schemes.’ It helps to take a deep breath and shun them.
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Start building your own database of email addresses…my best email is WorkCompLinda@gmail.com I respond to all private emails, eventually. I’m sort of slow on those matters, but if something is urgent, make it clear in the subject line if you write to me, please and thank you.
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#OccupyWorkComp #OccupyVirtually #DodgeTheRads and do what you can toward established #OpBlog
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Best,
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25 rules of disinformation