Tuesday, July 16, 2019

TO DAVID ROSS AND ALL REPUBLICAN PLANTS

Beneath the Spin*Eric L. Wattree

EFFICIENT THOUGHT IS THE KEY BLACK EQUALITY
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TO DAVID ROSS AND ALL REPUBLICAN PLANTS
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IN RESPONSE TO DAVID ROSS' QUESTION, WHY DO BLACK AMERICANS ALWAYS VOTE DEMOCRATIC?
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The short answer is, because we're not stupid. That said I went to your wall and you have no friends, no background, and not photos of your life, so I know you're a Republican plant - like I said, we're not stupid - but I'm going to answer you anyway, so I can use your stupidity to educate the public. Please pay close attention:

BLACK CONSERVATIVES

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The very word "Conservative" is defined as dedicated to "Conserving" the traditions of the past. In the case of African Americans that means racism, bigoty, and the lynching of Black people. So, ANY Black person who aligns themselves with conservatism is an idiot by definition.
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CONSERVATIVES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN THE ENEMY OF AMERICAN DEMOCRAC
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Conservatives have always been known for walking around with flag pins in their lapels and spewing their "bone-spur" brand of patriotism. Going all the way back to the very founding of this nation they’ve always used false patriotism and deception as weapons to promote a self-serving agenda to undermine the interests of the average American.  As a result of that attitude, they have always been the most insidious enemies of American democracy. That’s why when our founding documents speak of American enemies it uses the phrase, “Both foreign and domestic.”
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When conservatives first arrived on these shores, they brought with them the European notion of class distinction. They have always suffered from the distinctly undemocratic attitude that the only inherent value of the average American is as servants to cater to the whims of the upper class.
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Alexander Hamilton, one of this nation’s conservative founding fathers, believed that the rich and "wellborn" should be given a permanent share in government. He said:
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“All communities divide themselves into the few and the many. The first are the rich and wellborn, the other the mass of the people…. The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge or determine right. Give therefore to the first class a distinct, permanent share in government. They will check the unsteadiness of the second, and as they cannot receive any advantage by a change, they therefore will ever maintain good government.”
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Hamilton supported a lifetime appointment of the President (after being selected by congress, instead of the people). Can you just imagine that, Donald Trump FOR LIFE!!!?  But America dodged that bullet during the Federalist Convention that took place between May 14 and September 17, 1787.
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Since most of the founding fathers came to America to escape the aristocratic class system in Europe, Hamilton’s desire to preserve the class system was resoundingly defeated in favor of an unfettered democracy, but that didn’t mean that people of Hamilton’s point of view would quietly go away. Instead, they became the conservative coalition, and lowered their profile as blatant aristocrats, and continued to pursue their agenda by using their wealth, power, and various other strategies to divide the people to achieve their agenda, and that’s what we see today.  That accounts for why conservatives tend to be specialists in obstructionism and division, and why the American people ALWAYS suffer under conservative governance.
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The Great Depression

In 1921 -- eight years before the great depression -- Republicans took over the helm of this nation for 12 years. During that time there were three Republican administrations, the first of which was the administration of Warren G. Harding. History remembers Harding's administration for one thing more than any other -- scandal. It was during Harding's presidency that the Teapot Dome Scandal erupted. His administration was considered the most corrupt administration in the history of the United States -- until Nixon's (Watergate), then Reagan's (Iran\Contra), and finally Bush's (Iraqi War).
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Next, in 1923, came Calvin Coolidge, the president that Ronald Reagan is said to have most admired. Coolidge's policies of large tax cuts, allowing business a free-rein, and his encouragement of stock speculation contributed greatly to the impending stock market crash and the great depression that was to follow.
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In 1929 during Republican, Herbert Hoover’s administration, the stock market crashed - much like under the Bush Administration - starting the Great Depression, but back then there was no Barack Obama to come to the rescue or mitigate the damage early on. So in spite of the fact that by 1933 the unemployment rate was at 33.3% with 16 million people out of work, the Republican, Herbert Hoover, just sat, thinking that the economy would eventually rejuvenate itself. Much like Republicans of today, Hoover and his Republican Party had absolutely no compassion for either the plight of the American people, or America’s veterans who had put their lives on the line for this country.
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During Hoover's administration, 15,000 WWI veterans marched on Washington demanding that they be paid what they were owed by the government. Hoover responded by calling in federal troops to throw these ex-servicemen off government property.
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The conditions were horrific. During the Great Depression there was no such thing as Social Security, so when a person became too old or weak to work they had no income, so they had to depend on their children for support. That meant instead of a husband and wife only having to support themselves and their children, which was tough enough during those times, they also had to support their parents. So three generations of a family could be living in one household - and in many cases, the parents of both the husband, and the wife lived with the family.
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In addition, there was no such thing as Medicare or Medicaid, so when one of grandparents became ill the medical costs would devastate the entire family. These conditions kept lower and middle-class families in such dire need of funds that they had to accept whatever crumbs the business community chose to throw at them - and remember, at that time there was no Fair Labor Standards Act or unions to protect a worker’s rights, or a minimum wage, so businesses could treat the worker anyway they wanted, and pay them whatever they wanted.
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They could work you 16 hours a day, 7 days a week, with no overtime, and
They could work you 16 hours a day, 7 and no paid vacation. In addition, since there were no child labor laws, if your boss didn’t think you were being productive enough, he could insist that you bring your children in (as young as 9 years old) to assist you if you wanted to keep your job. Then if you protested, he could fire you on the spot, in which case, your entire family - sick grandparents and all - would be thrown out on the street, because there was no such thing as unemployment insurance.
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As a result, in many cases the entire family, including the children, had to work long, hard hours under sweatshop-like conditions in coal minds and the like, which in many cases led to the death and/or maiming of young children. So, in a very real sense, Great Depression era workers lived under a form of slavery - the one difference was, they had to go out and find their own housing.
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Think back to the "Little Rascals" we use to watch as kids,
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they were, or the cartoons we use to watch, where a landlord would come to the door (always portrayed in a black suit) and tell a begging and crying mother that she had one more day to come up with the rent or she and her family would be thrown out in the snow. That was an accurate portrayal of the way people lived in those days, and those are the conditions that the conservative Republican agenda would restore in America today. At this very moment the Republican Party is attacking Social Security, Medicare, Education and many other programs to force the poor and middle class to pay for the huge deficit created by their $1.5 trillion tax cut for the rich.

THE NEW DEAL
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But finally in 1933 Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a liberal democrat, was elected overwhelmingly. He immediately surrounded himself with a group of the finest minds in the country, including Columbia professors Adolph A. Berle, Jr., Rexford G. Tugwell, and Raymond Moley, known at the time as the "Brain Trust." After assembling these men and others he went about the business of developing a" New Deal" for the working- class people of this country.
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The New Deal had two components -- one, to help the economy to recover from the effects of the great depression, and a second component to give relief to the American people, and to ensure that they would never be placed in a position of total destitution again. To help heal the economy Roosevelt created programs that regulated business, controlled inflation, and brought about price stabilization; to bring relief to the people he signed The National Labor Relations Act which guaranteed workers the right to collective bargaining, and he created the Social Security Administration to guarantee workers some sort of income once they became too old to work. He also signed the Fair Labor Standards Act which protected worker’s rights and set a minimum wage for workers, and all of these programs are under brutal attack by the Republican Party as we speak.
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With his New Deal in place, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, this "bleeding heart liberal", not only led this country out of the worst, Republican generated crisis that this country has ever faced, but went on to lead the free world in victory over Hitler in WWII. He then ushered in the most sustained era of prosperity that the world has ever known.
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One would think that conservatives would have seen the light, but their passion to further enrich the wealthy at the expense of the lower and middle classes seems to supersede all logic. Thus, from the moment the New Deal went into place, conservatives have been determined to dismantle it. The closest they've come to succeeding started during the Reagan administration with Supply-Side Economics, or, "Reaganomics" -- and the battle is currently raging in Washington D.C. as we speak.

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Our grandparent’s generation, the generation that experienced the Great
Depression, fought WWII, and who we refer to as "The Greatest Generation", wouldn't let a Republican anywhere near the White House. 
During their era, Democrat, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to office four times, and finally died in office on April 12, 1945. The Republicans had to promote the Twenty-Second Amendment to the Constitution limiting the president to two terms in office just to have even a remote chance of getting into office. But finally in 1953 they managed to elect the hero of WWII, Republican, Ike Eisenhower to office, but even he was a Republican in name only - in 1957 he sent troops into Little Rock, Arkansas to integrate a segregated school after Gov. Orval Faubus tried to prevent Black students from entering, and as his final act in office he warned America about the Military-Industrial Complex, the very people that Donald Trump and the Republican Party represent today.

So here we are 243 years later and the conservatives are still at it - attacking our educational system, trying their best to destabilize or destroy any program that prevent the average American from being totally reliant on them, and stirring up hatred, fear, and animosity among the people to keep them divided and from thinking clearly.
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REPUBLICANS LYING TO COVERUP RUSSIAN 
ATTACK ON AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
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Rep. Goetz, you're lying. Trump was not exonerated, and you know it. Read the Mueller report. Mueller said he couldn't “ESTABLISH” evidence of a Russian conspiracy due to witnesses lying and the destruction of evidence. But he did prove over 140 Trump campaign contacts with the Russians and at least 10 cases of Obstruction of Justice.

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MUELLER REPORT EXPLAINED



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REPUBLICAN DECEPTION





THINK ABOUT IT.



Eric L. Wattree
Http://wattree.blogspot.com
Ewattree@Gmail.com
BLACK WRITERS, INTELLECTUALS, AND INDEPENDENT THINKERS
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Religion: It's not that I hate everyone who doesn't look, think, and act like me - it's just that God does. 

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

BLACK MINDLESSNESS

Beneath the Spin*Eric L. Wattree

EFFICIENT THOUGHT IS THE KEY BLACK EQUALITY

BLACK MINDLESSNESS

FREE YOUR MIND
AND YOUR ASS WILL FOLLOW
Whenever I hear Black people flo-showin’, talkin’ militant, and trying to prove how down they are for the cause, it not only frustrates me, but it amazes me at how efficient the White man has been in promoting White supremacy. He’s indoctrinated many of us into thinking just like he does without their even knowing it. He’s taught them to hate everyone who doesn’t look, think, and act like themselves, and that’s one of the strongest weapons in the White supremacist arsenal, because it keeps his enemies divided and fighting among themselves. So, while they may think of themselves as strong, Black warriors that’s down for the cause, what they actually are, are valued lieutenants in the White supremacist brigade. White supremacy wouldn’t be able to survive without them.
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People like that fail to recognize that Black liberation involves more than just talking militant and poking their lips out. They’ve got to realize that the only way that Black people are going to achieve true equality in this society is by out-thinking the White man, and by utilizing the Black man’s most valuable resource, his Black intellectual creativity. The very same intellectual creativity that went into the creation of a John Coltrane, Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin can be applied to any other endeavor in society.
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So, it’s not the White man that’s holding Black people down, he’s incapable of that, it’s our propensity for running our mouths and telling him everything that’s on our mind. And while we're running our mouths and trying to impress one another, the White man is whispering in one another's ear about ways to undermined us. We also tend to be more interested in Twerkin' and flo-showin’ than we are in the pursuit of knowledge and making our intellectual development the new “soul”. As individuals, many of us are not interested in Black equality, our primary interest is in impressing one another and being perceived as being above other Black people. That's why if we're fortunate enough to stumble upon a dollar, the first thing we do is go out and buy a Mercedes and move as far away from the Black community as we can get.
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But Donald Trump is a signal - it's time to put away our playthings and get serious. If we don't, we're gonna find ourselves in cages on the border as well. – Eric L. Wattree
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Ewattree@Gmail.com
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Sunday, July 07, 2019

DONALD TRUMP HAS NO CHANCE OF WINNING RE-ELECTION IN 2020 SO WE BETTER PREPARE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF HIS LOSS

Beneath the Spin*Eric L. Wattree

EFFICIENT THOUGHT IS THE KEY BLACK EQUALITY
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DONALD TRUMP HAS NO CHANCE OF WINNING 
RE-ELECTION IN 2020 SO WE BETTER PREPARE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF HIS LOSS 


Dubious Donald has no chance of winning re-election in 2020 for the very same reason that I pointed out that Hillary Clinton was a “Democratic Disaster Waiting to Happen” 4 months prior to the 2016 election – because the people hated her. The voters didn’t know Donald Trump at the time, but they did know Hillary Clinton, and they didn’t like what they knew about her, and regardless to what’s said about patriotism, party loyalty, or the economy, hatred is hands-down the strongest motivator for getting out the vote. Prior to the 2016 election I pointed out the following:.
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“Democratic voters are lukewarm toward Hillary Clinton at best. She's a warmonger, a corporatist, and she's clearly demonstrated that she lacks the judgment to be President. In short, she's a Republicrat. As I've said before, everything she touches is drenched in corruption, incompetence, and turns out to be a complete disaster. When she lost to President Obama in 2008, he tried to throw her a bone in order to reunite the Democratic party, and look what's happen.  So, it's far from an exaggeration to describe Hillary Clinton as the Lucille Ball of American politics. The only difference is, she's not funny, she's manipulative, and she's corrupt. So, many Democrats are just not going to be able to get themselves to vote for this woman, and they have an option - The Green Party.  So, Hillary Clinton is a Democratic disaster just waiting to happen. Hillary is going to lose, because the people hate her. ”
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TRUMP HATERS
Donald Trump currently has the very same problem as Hillary had in 2016, but because he's pathologically  delusional, he doesn't realize that. He thinks that because his supporters can fill a high school gym and they're loud and enthusiastic that he has a lock on the election - but then, he also thinks he's a great president, and that alone should be enough to invoke the 25th ammendment. He also thinks the world is looking up to him in awe, when actually, he's an international joke (a bad one), as clearly pointed out by the highly respected ambassador from the United Kingdom, our closest ally.
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While the voters didn’t know Trump in 2016, they do now, and there’s absolutely nothing to like about this man. He doesn’t have even one saving grace – he’s a pathological liar, a bigot, a misogynist, a narcissist, immature, incompetent, selfish, and ignorant. Any man who relishes getting into spitball fights on twitter above educating himself in simple civics has no business anywhere near the White House. So, the only thing that will get his supporters out to vote  for him is their bigotry, but fortunately, there are far fewer confirmed bigots in this country than there are people with common sense. And the fact is, he didn't even win the 2016 election - Clinton lost it, and he just happened to be standing in the wings. It could have just as easily been Mr. Magoo.

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Trump may even lose a percentage of his already numerically flimsy based due to who he is as a human being.  His misogynistic attitudes have already caused him to lose many otherwise conservative women, and many conservatives who are even slightly educated are being turned off by his profound ignorance. And then there are the patriots. Conservatives have a tradition of wrapping themselves in the flag. While for many, the flag is simply a metaphor for White supremacy, there are a few who are genuinely patriotic, and for those few, not only is Donald Trump’s ignorance an embarrassment to the nation, but they consider his tendency to suck-up to Vladimir Putin and embrace other dictators around the world contrary to American ideals. His tendency in that regard is troubling them greatly – especially since they’re already holding their nose over having to support a draft dodger.
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In an official cable leaked that was sent to his government, United Kingdom Ambassador, Kim Darroch, said, "For a man who has risen to the highest office on the planet, President Trump radiates insecurity." He went on to say, "We don’t really believe this administration is going to become substantially more normal; less dysfunctional; less unpredictable; less faction riven; less diplomatically clumsy and inept." The ambassador said that Trump was “inept, uniquely dysfunctional, and his career could end in disgrace.” Now, that wasn’t a partisan opinion, or “fake news”, that was an official assessment of Donald Trump by America’s closest ally.
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And then there’s his criminality. Trump knows they're closing in on him? Even the Epstein arrest could actually be a part of an investigation into Trump? Epstein could get life in prison, and NY state will make sure that he can't be pardoned by Trump. So, he may flip on Trump. According to a report in Business Insider, at least 24 women have accused Trump of sexual misconduct. Could that be why AG Barr refused to recuse himself from the case?
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The many investigations that are digging into both Trump's public and private life are closing in on him. The pending exposure of his tax statements alone are undoubtedly going to reveal insights into his machinations that hasn’t even been considered at this point. We know that to be the case due to his desperate attempts to keep them hidden – including his willingness to blatantly violate statutory law, and even the Constitution. His blatant violation of the law is clearly an impeachable offence, but he’s obviously come to the conclusion that whatever it is he’s trying to hide is much more damning than any consequences of his efforts to hide it. That fact alone speaks volumes regarding the depths of his possible wrongdoing.

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And Trump casually lied to the American people like he was whistling in the park when he told us that he didn’t have any business in Russia, while in reality, at that very moment, he was in negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, and, promising Vladimir Putin a $50 million penthouse suite for the privilege of building it. So, what else is this man lying about!!!? 
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But there’s one thing Trump says that we should take very seriously. He said that he's not prepared to lose in 2020. What does he actually mean by that, because he knows better than anyone that remaining in office is his only chance of staying out of prison? Trump’s former lawyer and “fixer”, Michael Cohen, testified before congress that if Trump is removed from office he wouldn’t go quietly, and Trump has made many statements since he’s been in office which also hint at the possibility of insurrection and violence by his supporters if things don't go well for him. 
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TRUMP MORE UNSTABLE THAN RUSSIANS 
BARGAINED FOR
Trump is an insecure egomaniac who always places himself first. So, he’ll do anything, including bringing down this nation, and the world, to avoid personal humiliation. His number one goal in life has always been to keep the world from knowing what he knows about himself, that he’s a cowardly wimp, and the consummate fraud. That’s why he’s always desperately trying to portray himself as an alpha male. But he’s exactly the kind of fraud that we’ve all known in high school. If he was ever confronted with having to engage in a physical altercation with another man, he’d run. Other men sense that about him; that’s why he has no friends. He’s always relied on his father’s wealth to get him through life.

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Trump likes to surround himself with weaklings that make him look strong, but at the same time, hide behind the powerful who can compensate for his cowardice, and now he has the strongest nation in the world to perform that role. That allows him to strut around the world as an international bully, saying things like, I’ll obliterate Iran. But what he’s really saying is he’s willing to put the lives of innocent Americans in harm’s way to do what he was too cowardly to do during Vietnam. That’s why he was so determined to put on “his” military parade. In order to compensate for his personal cowardice, he’s now trying to use the United States military as an extension of himself. He’s even used that very same tactic to threaten the American people. In a Breitbart interview he said, "I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump – I have the tough people, but they don’t play it tough — until they go to a certain point, and then it would be very bad, very bad." What did he mean by that, and what is “that certain point”, his removal from office?
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So, Donald Trump is a dangerous and unstable man, undoubtedly the most unstable man that’s ever sat in the Oval Office, but the American people – at least, the majority of the American people with common sense - have a track record of recognizing such facts. So, I’m not the least bit concerned about his being re-elected, but Trump lacks limits, so we must be prepared to deal with the possible consequences of throwing him out of office, because many of his followers are just as unstable as he is. That’s why they support him. National demographics have made it clear that Trump represents the dying gasp of White supremacy, and his supporters - many of whom lack the intellectual creativity to compete with non-Whites - are willing to do anything necessary to save themselves from humiliation, just like Trump.
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Eric L. Wattree
Http://wattree.blogspot.com
Ewattree@Gmail.com
BLACK WRITERS, INTELLECTUALS, ANDINDEPENDENT THINKERS
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Religion: It's not that I hate everyone who doesn't look, think, and act like me - it's just that God does. 

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