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I hope you all enjoy Memorial Day. Remember, fly the American flag at half mast form sunrise until noon and then raise to full mast until sunset.

Also, be safe out there. I would not recommend going nuts quite yet and being overly social. Ease into our freedoms.

Finally, enjoy flakes.

Mankilling Mastodons

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Yellow Journalism

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