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Readers will love it as it is full of daring and bravery, and much backfiring of ridiculous schemes and much crossing out!
In relevant remarks earlier today, Iranian Supreme Leader's Deputy Chief of Office for International Affairs Ayatollah Mohsen Qomi condemned the Friday night's terrorist attacks in Paris, but meantime, said the tragedy was a backfiring of the West's support for terrorist groups.
Obamas attempt to freeze building for Jews appears to be backfiring as real estate agents report a boom in purchases.<br/><br/>