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Sterling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-15-05 08:38 AM
Response to Reply #142
144. I don't really see the need to coddle them at all at this point.
It is unfortunate that you do. Maybe after a little while longer on this board you will realize why what you are suggesting is insane.
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  -A few words about the discussion of the London bombing on DU Skinner  Jul-12-05 12:56 PM   #0 
  - Thanks for the clarification  DoYouEverWonder   Jul-12-05 01:03 PM   #1 
  - You're welcome.  Skinner   Jul-12-05 01:08 PM   #4 
  - baseless speculation  liberalmike27   Jul-13-05 09:55 AM   #117 
  - Are you saying that space aliens DIDN'T cause the Tsunami?  Goldmund   Jul-12-05 01:06 PM   #2 
  - Now don't put words in my mouth.  Skinner   Jul-12-05 01:09 PM   #5 
  - My bad, chief!  Goldmund   Jul-12-05 01:12 PM   #7 
  - Bwahahaha!!!! LOL!  frictionlessO   Jul-12-05 01:19 PM   #13 
  - Yeah, because they're in on it  Barad Simith   Jul-12-05 04:05 PM   #47 
  - So you want the people out there to think that we think...  hootinholler   Jul-12-05 05:19 PM   #52 
  - The Catcher in the Rye, Goldmund  Jara sang   Jul-12-05 01:13 PM   #8 
  - Your point is made thank you.  proiowadem   Jul-12-05 01:07 PM   #3 
  - Thanks Skinner!  Walt Starr   Jul-12-05 01:10 PM   #6 
  - Thanks Skinner  Minstrel Boy   Jul-12-05 01:15 PM   #9 
  - You're welcome.  Skinner   Jul-12-05 01:17 PM   #11 
  - THAT!!! Is all I have been asking for, thank you Skinner.... Thank you  frictionlessO   Jul-12-05 01:16 PM   #10 
  - "pass off baseless speculation as fact"  WilliamPitt   Jul-12-05 01:17 PM   #12 
  - Bravo. Sober and superior reasoning as usual.  greyl   Jul-12-05 01:21 PM   #14 
  - So that explains what you did to the election 2004 forum?  Nightjock   Jul-12-05 01:22 PM   #15 
  - Whoa.  Lex   Jul-12-05 01:24 PM   #17 
  - It's a question  Nightjock   Jul-12-05 01:32 PM   #23 
  - I have never said anything of the sort.  Skinner   Jul-12-05 01:32 PM   # 
     - ok.  Nightjock   Jul-12-05 01:34 PM   #25 
  - It seems to me  bloom   Jul-12-05 01:22 PM   #16 
  - It would be nice to have a list  Minstrel Boy   Jul-12-05 01:26 PM   #20 
  - We have discussed the possiblity of making such a list available.  Skinner   Jul-12-05 01:37 PM   #28 
     - I think it's a necessity -- IF you don't want to continue to seem  Eloriel   Jul-12-05 05:45 PM   #54 
     - Worse was the deletion of threads citing only approved sources.  Minstrel Boy   Jul-12-05 06:24 PM   #59 
        - Yes - I absolutely agree... eom  bloom   Jul-12-05 07:07 PM   #65 
        - me too  hiley   Jul-12-05 07:35 PM   #70 
     - I've started a proposed list at this link:  geek tragedy   Jul-13-05 12:05 AM   #93 
  - and one more thing...  bloom   Jul-12-05 01:36 PM   #26 
     - I would prefer that this thread not go off topic...  Skinner   Jul-12-05 01:39 PM   #29 
  - I guess I won't tell you then about the creatures  Cleita   Jul-12-05 01:25 PM   #18 
  - Thanks Skinner. We can all see you gave this a lot of careful thought  Auntie Bush   Jul-12-05 01:25 PM   #19 
  - "You are welcome to post links to credible mainstream news sources "  LibertyorDeath   Jul-12-05 01:29 PM   #21 
  - BIG thank you, Skinner for shining a light on this!  nashville_brook   Jul-12-05 01:30 PM   #22 
  - Don't you people get it? Don't you know what this means?!!!  SteppingRazor   Jul-12-05 01:32 PM   #24 
  - I linked the CBC story and still got moved.  yurbud   Jul-12-05 06:18 PM   #57 
     - Excellent post yurbud  LibertyorDeath   Jul-13-05 04:05 AM   #104 
     - couldn't agree more  helderheid   Jul-13-05 10:46 AM   #119 
  - Hear hear. nt  Taxloss   Jul-12-05 01:37 PM   #27 
  - Thank you.  beam me up scottie   Jul-12-05 01:43 PM   #30 
  - Thank you Skinner and a list of sites  hiley   Jul-12-05 01:52 PM   #31 
  - What you say is certainly true, however...  SteppingRazor   Jul-12-05 01:57 PM   #32 
     - I completely disagree  Eloriel   Jul-12-05 06:32 PM   #60 
     - You make an excellent point, Eloriel.  Minstrel Boy   Jul-12-05 07:02 PM   #63 
     - Eloriel  hiley   Jul-12-05 07:29 PM   #69 
     - Juan Cole???!!! Thats absolutely ludicrous! Juan is extremely careful to  frictionlessO   Jul-12-05 08:16 PM   #74 
        - He seems OK to me too. n/t  Swamp Rat   Jul-12-05 11:56 PM   #91 
        - Come on Juan Cole and the CBC ?  hiley   Jul-13-05 12:41 AM   #95 
        - It was ludicrous and totally unsubstantiated...  Violet_Crumble   Jul-13-05 08:37 AM   #112 
           - See this is going to be a problem,  frictionlessO   Jul-13-05 08:58 AM   #114 
     - all a matter of opinion really  hiley   Jul-12-05 07:15 PM   #67 
  - Classy move Skinner  Lannes   Jul-12-05 02:02 PM   #33 
  - Many thanks for addressing the issue. n/t  dzika   Jul-12-05 02:05 PM   #34 
  - Fair enough, but i think the requirement of "mainstream" is to much  rman   Jul-12-05 02:08 PM   #35 
  - agreed  helderheid   Jul-12-05 02:10 PM   #37 
  - If some sites can have stuff  bloom   Jul-12-05 03:11 PM   #43 
  - At the same time,  Eloriel   Jul-12-05 07:04 PM   #64 
     - I do think that any source or website  bloom   Jul-13-05 09:04 AM   #115 
  - Yes I choked on the word "mainstream" too  marions ghost   Jul-12-05 05:02 PM   #51 
     - Information is Power  omega minimo   Jul-13-05 01:43 AM   #97 
        - Great post what I want to say...  Sterling   Jul-13-05 07:46 PM   #131 
           - George. The tribe has spoken.  omega minimo   Jul-13-05 09:21 PM   #139 
  - Thank you x 1000, Skinner  Anarcho-Socialist   Jul-12-05 02:09 PM   #36 
  - Thank you Skinner for your thoughtful post.  anarchy1999   Jul-12-05 02:14 PM   #38 
  - "that place where people believe space aliens cause tsunamis"  whirlygigspin   Jul-12-05 02:25 PM   #39 
  - excellent point! Thank You! n/t  pauldp   Jul-13-05 03:57 PM   #128 
  - I'd like to add a Brit thanks,  mr blur   Jul-12-05 02:56 PM   #40 
  - So don't read them?  Sterling   Jul-13-05 07:57 PM   #132 
     - I have no desire to dictate what you should discuss  mr blur   Jul-15-05 03:35 PM   #146 
  - Excellent Skinner. I think people should own up to speculating when  applegrove   Jul-12-05 03:05 PM   #41 
  - Thanks for letting us keep the tinfoil hats Skinner!  MadAsHellNewYorker   Jul-12-05 03:09 PM   #42 
  - I applaud your stand on this matter, Skinner.  robertpaulsen   Jul-12-05 03:31 PM   #44 
  - We approve of Greg Palast.  Skinner   Jul-12-05 03:33 PM   #45 
     - Wayne Madsen?  Frederik   Jul-12-05 07:23 PM   #68 
     - is yahoo news acceptable?  helderheid   Jul-12-05 08:29 PM   #79 
  - kick  pinto   Jul-12-05 03:58 PM   #46 
  - kick for the afternoon shift n/t  AZDemDist6   Jul-12-05 04:29 PM   #48 
  - Yes, thanks.  donco6   Jul-12-05 04:33 PM   #49 
  - No problem for me because I am wearing an AFDB  Jersey Devil   Jul-12-05 05:02 PM   #50 
  - kick  Moderator   Jul-12-05 05:36 PM   #53 
  - Thanks Skinner  proud patriot   Jul-12-05 05:50 PM   #55 
  - Good move  Domitan   Jul-12-05 05:53 PM   #56 
  - Thanks for the clarification.  screembloodymurder   Jul-12-05 06:21 PM   #58 
  - This is fairer than I expected....  SmokingJacket   Jul-12-05 06:47 PM   #61 
  - Good start, but...  paulthompson   Jul-12-05 06:53 PM   #62 
  - I agree, Paul.  Eloriel   Jul-12-05 07:15 PM   #66 
  - Yes  paulthompson   Jul-12-05 09:42 PM   #84 
  - Thank you paulthompson and Eloriel.  Beam Me Up   Jul-12-05 10:28 PM   #87 
  - I thought that starting threads on LBN did give you a link to the rules  muriel_volestrangler   Jul-13-05 07:17 AM   #110 
     - Yes, there are rules, but...  paulthompson   Jul-13-05 08:00 PM   #133 
  - me too n/t  Swamp Rat   Jul-12-05 11:53 PM   #90 
  - Re: on banning "* posts calling for the overthrow of the government"  whirlygigspin   Jul-13-05 01:02 AM   #96 
  - I totally agree with you Eloriel  mtnester   Jul-13-05 06:49 AM   #108 
  - I agree! n/t  Henny Penny   Jul-14-05 06:50 AM   #141 
  - Thanks Skinner.  NoSheep   Jul-12-05 07:58 PM   #71 
  - A little kick to the top of the page...  Technowitch   Jul-12-05 08:08 PM   #72 
  - Thank you  ZombyWoof   Jul-12-05 08:12 PM   #73 
  - Well, he may not have engineered the earthquakes...  Maddy McCall   Jul-12-05 08:17 PM   #75 
     - May a school of frozen salmon...  ZombyWoof   Jul-12-05 08:25 PM   #77 
        - I'm headed out to fire up the grill right now.  Maddy McCall   Jul-12-05 08:27 PM   #78 
           - Make sure to wrap that salmon in tinfoil!  ZombyWoof   Jul-12-05 08:32 PM   #80 
  - Thank you n/t  etherealtruth   Jul-12-05 08:20 PM   #76 
  - Conspiracy theory???  Nimble_Idea   Jul-12-05 08:39 PM   #81 
  - It wasn't aliens  Anarcho-Socialist   Jul-12-05 11:23 PM   #89 
  - It might be good to make a partial list...  Endangered Specie   Jul-12-05 08:59 PM   #82 
  - Yes. Ghettoizing independent inquiry and any other form of thoughtcrime  stickdog   Jul-13-05 02:49 AM   #102 
  - Im not sure what that is supposed to mean?  Endangered Specie   Jul-13-05 03:50 PM   #127 
  - BLACKLIST?  woosh   Jul-14-05 05:49 AM   #140 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-12-05 09:02 PM   #83 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-12-05 09:42 PM   #85 
  - Another problem  paulthompson   Jul-12-05 10:19 PM   #86 
  - Good post  fujiyama   Jul-13-05 12:29 AM   #94 
  - THANK YOU  helderheid   Jul-13-05 11:32 AM   #120 
  - Thank you Paul  JackRiddler   Jul-13-05 02:41 PM   #123 
     - I agree  paulthompson   Jul-13-05 07:28 PM   #130 
        - But let's be more optimistic  JackRiddler   Jul-13-05 08:15 PM   #137 
  - kick  pinto   Jul-12-05 10:49 PM   #88 
  - Good Msg Skinner...  rasputin1952   Jul-13-05 12:02 AM   #92 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-13-05 01:49 AM   #98 
  - Karl Rove is a living, breathing conspiracy theory.  stickdog   Jul-13-05 02:05 AM   #99 
  - and thanks for yours!  lonestarnot   Jul-13-05 02:33 AM   #100 
  - Thank you Skinner, great post. But I must say, people who ask questions  pauldp   Jul-13-05 02:40 AM   #101 
  - On the same topic: If we decide upfront that our dear Western leaders are  stickdog   Jul-13-05 03:00 AM   #103 
  - That is what this adds up to unfortunately.  Sterling   Jul-13-05 08:05 PM   #135 
  - Very good point! (n/t)  ROH   Jul-13-05 05:43 AM   #107 
  - excellent point!  Minstrel Boy   Jul-13-05 03:19 PM   #125 
  - Seems to be very demanding to be consistent here  gandalf   Jul-13-05 04:43 AM   #105 
  - This reminds me of some of the emails I've gotten  symbolman   Jul-13-05 04:59 AM   #106 
  - I'm new posting here  zoids   Jul-13-05 06:58 AM   #109 
  - Yes that is a great idea , lets make this place some where  Sterling   Jul-13-05 08:01 PM   #134 
     - Hey, thanks for the warm welcome  zoids   Jul-14-05 04:36 PM   #142 
        - I don't really see the need to coddle them at all at this point.  Sterling   Jul-15-05 08:38 AM   #144 
  - Skinner, that was great. It is so good to get words from the horse's mouth  King Coal   Jul-13-05 07:40 AM   #111 
  - Kick  southlandshari   Jul-13-05 08:58 AM   #113 
  - My 2 cents  dogday   Jul-13-05 09:42 AM   #116 
  - kick  DemExpat   Jul-13-05 10:40 AM   #118 
  - Corporate sponsored speculation is OK  JackieO   Jul-13-05 12:09 PM   #121 
  - Agree  gandalf   Jul-13-05 03:43 PM   #126 
  - Hallelujah! Thank you. Especially in light of the fact that  Colorado Blue   Jul-13-05 01:44 PM   #122 
  - What are you talking about?  Sterling   Jul-13-05 08:14 PM   #136 
  - For Any Who May Have Missed This  The Magistrate   Jul-13-05 03:03 PM   #124 
  - Thanks, I did. n/t  redqueen   Jul-13-05 03:59 PM   #129 
  - You job is more difficult than some of us imagine, sir, respect to you.  baby_mouse   Jul-13-05 08:37 PM   #138 
  - Kick for the mods  paulthompson   Jul-15-05 01:55 AM   #143 
     - kick  JackieO   Jul-15-05 02:43 PM   #145 
 

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