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Spectral Donating Member (500 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-08-05 01:39 AM
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20. Very interesting post. I liked what you had to say.
Especially this line:

"but progressives prize tolerance of dissent and we certainly could never claim a monopoly on truth, truth to us is something that needs to be constantly sought but never possessed.... "

It think this is really true.
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  -I just took a look at the freeper website and I have decided that Spectral  Jun-08-05 01:18 AM   #0 
  - Cool analysis, well done. nt.  jobycom   Jun-08-05 01:21 AM   #1 
  - Yes they and other non-freeper types are about as deep as a raindrop.  MazeRat7   Jun-08-05 01:22 AM   #2 
  - Thanks! It has been very nice so far  Spectral   Jun-08-05 01:26 AM   #4 
     - Glad you like it.....now you need one of those little starry things beside  Lochloosa   Jun-08-05 05:27 AM   #36 
  - I think we're flip-sides of the same coin....  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:24 AM   #3 
  - Please do elaborate if you like, especially about the political suicide  Spectral   Jun-08-05 01:27 AM   #7 
  - well  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:32 AM   #10 
     - So calling for impeachment would be political suicide?  Spectral   Jun-08-05 01:36 AM   #14 
     - the impeachment WAS a victory for them  hfojvt   Jun-08-05 01:42 AM   #23 
        - If you think the Clinton impeachment was a win  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:47 AM   #28 
  - I hold DU in a higher esteem  Erika   Jun-08-05 01:28 AM   #8 
     - No, we're not the same....  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:34 AM   #13 
        - Read the posts  Erika   Jun-08-05 01:37 AM   #15 
           - I'm very familiar with both sites...  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:38 AM   #18 
              - DU doesn't ban anyone for disagreeing with the site manager  Erika   Jun-08-05 01:40 AM   #22 
  - Yes but....  larissa   Jun-08-05 01:26 AM   #5 
  - They don't allow negative comments to examine their own party?  Spectral   Jun-08-05 01:29 AM   #9 
  - Nope... Say something negative and you're history.  larissa   Jun-08-05 01:39 AM   #19 
     - They ignore a lot of reality then  Spectral   Jun-08-05 02:10 AM   #32 
  - Jim Robinson(?) keeps a tight control on them  Erika   Jun-08-05 01:33 AM   #12 
  - The same is also true of here...  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:37 AM   #16 
     - They have to agree with their site boss or they are out  Erika   Jun-08-05 01:38 AM   #17 
     - And nobody has ever been banned from DU  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:40 AM   #21 
        - Not for disageeing with a site manager  Erika   Jun-08-05 01:42 AM   #24 
           - Thanks for the clue...  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:45 AM   #25 
              - Like I said even Hannity considers them the fringe  Erika   Jun-08-05 01:53 AM   #29 
                 - Why not address the point?  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:57 AM   #31 
     - Not that it's any of my business.. but Fiona, you know that place well..  larissa   Jun-08-05 01:45 AM   #26 
        - yes, I know that place well...  Fiona   Jun-08-05 01:55 AM   #30 
           - I still do not think it is a valid comparison  hfojvt   Jun-08-05 03:07 AM   #33 
              - DU actually has a variety of views  Spectral   Jun-08-05 11:18 AM   #37 
  - That site, as an American disturbs me.  Erika   Jun-08-05 01:26 AM   #6 
  - Very true.... i have come full circle on this....  expatriot   Jun-08-05 01:32 AM   #11 
  - Very interesting post. I liked what you had to say.  Spectral   Jun-08-05 01:39 AM   #20 
     - thanks, now I have to go to bed... i bet my wife if I could be off DU  expatriot   Jun-08-05 01:46 AM   #27 
  - They're also much less tolerant of dissent.  Nabeshin   Jun-08-05 03:42 AM   #34 
  - The reason they have so many members anyway may be  Spectral   Jun-08-05 11:34 AM   #38 
  - They don't truly have that many members  Toots   Jun-08-05 11:53 AM   #40 
  - The freepers suffer from--or revel in--the Stockholm Syndrome.  baron j   Jun-08-05 03:59 AM   #35 
     - I'm just wondering  Catrina   Jun-08-05 11:34 AM   #39 
        - Good point. There is enough ugly truth (documented) about Bush that  Spectral   Jun-08-05 12:13 PM   #41 
 

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