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General Discussion (Forum): About This Forum

Discuss politics, issues, and current events. Posts about Israel/Palestine, religion, guns, showbiz, or sports are restricted in this forum. Posts about the Democratic primaries, conspiracy theories and disruptive meta-discussion are forbidden. For more information, click here.

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Current forum Hosts, in the order they were added:

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1 Raine1967 84
2 fishwax 81
3 pinto 80
4 In_The_Wind 79
5 Hassin Bin Sober 78
6 Autumn 78
7 NutmegYankee 78
8 Sissyk 70
9 rhett o rick 70
10 Violet_Crumble 64
11 one_voice 63
12 greytdemocrat 54
13 libodem 50
14 petronius 46
15 cwydro 45
16 etherealtruth 39
17 discntnt_irny_srcsm 36
18 azurnoir 36
19 Go Vols 33
20 Renew Deal 33
21 DonViejo 30
22 MineralMan 29
23 Agschmid 26
24 cbayer 23
25 hibbing 21
26 OKNancy 19
27 Omaha Steve 14
28 uppityperson 14
29 aikoaiko 6
30 Chemisse 5

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Type (Forum or Group): Forum

Relevance (Political or Non-political): Political

Status (Active or Pending): Active

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Primary Category: Main
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Number of posts, 30 days: 102,008
Number of posts, All time: 7,022,389

Number of subscribers: Members cannot subscribe to forums.
Number of people trashing: 11

Created: N/A (This forum was created on a previous version of the DU software.)

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