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33. Conservative organizations use paid operatives. n/t
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  -We have seen the effects that hatred has had on DU this week, it is time we have a discussion MN Against Bush  Apr-07-07 10:20 AM   #0 
  - Good post.......... KR  RedEarth   Apr-07-07 10:25 AM   #1 
  - Helderheid will be missed.  vickiss   Apr-07-07 10:27 AM   #2 
  - There may be official "disruptors" on both sides to forstall rational discussion.  annabanana   Apr-07-07 10:27 AM   #3 
  - It's already been reported in multiple places that corporations do just that  kgfnally   Apr-07-07 10:30 AM   #6 
  - Conservative organizations use paid operatives. n/t  tsuki   Apr-07-07 11:03 AM   #33 
     - This is starting to irritate me  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 10:09 PM   #122 
  - I think you are correct  ayeshahaqqiqa   Apr-07-07 10:32 AM   #9 
  - I have to agree with you... There are posters that are  dogday   Apr-07-07 10:58 AM   #29 
     - and the mods are unable to track such people  hfojvt   Apr-07-07 11:26 AM   #44 
        - I do think there is deliberate intent to disrupt  dogday   Apr-07-07 11:30 AM   #45 
           - I am sure there are some, perhaps even hundreds  hfojvt   Apr-07-07 12:30 PM   #63 
              - Precisely and that's what ignore is all about  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 10:12 PM   #123 
  - Excellent post; thank you. nt  babylonsister   Apr-07-07 10:29 AM   #4 
  - One practice we could do  ayeshahaqqiqa   Apr-07-07 10:29 AM   #5 
  - The written word is not just for preserving records. It has benefits.  Boojatta   Apr-07-07 10:44 AM   #19 
  - The Palestinian/Israeli issue is a sacred cow issue for liberals.  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-07-07 10:31 AM   #7 
  - Well said! I, too, wish that Helderheid returns.  AnotherMother4Peace   Apr-07-07 10:54 AM   #26 
  - Excellent post, thank you  Warpy   Apr-07-07 10:31 AM   #8 
  - I'll listen to you!  ayeshahaqqiqa   Apr-07-07 10:37 AM   #14 
  - I'm more than willing to listen ...  etherealtruth   Apr-07-07 12:01 PM   #55 
  - I'm with you on that one, Warpy  fortyfeetunder   Apr-07-07 02:00 PM   #70 
  - Brilliantly stated!  Lebam in LA   Apr-07-07 10:34 AM   #10 
  - Belated welcome to DU!  rosesaylavee   Apr-07-07 10:37 AM   #15 
     - Thank You  Lebam in LA   Apr-07-07 11:58 AM   #52 
  - Good post. What do you suggest?  rosesaylavee   Apr-07-07 10:34 AM   #11 
  - It is a very difficult issue...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 10:44 AM   #20 
  - You are not being stifled from discussing this issue. I/P forum exists for this purpose.  in_cog_ni_to   Apr-07-07 10:35 AM   #12 
  - Without special permission, an I/P thread must begin with a published article.  Boojatta   Apr-07-07 10:50 AM   #22 
  - I know about the Israel/Palestine forum...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 10:52 AM   #24 
  - were 'seperate but equal schools' a real answer to segregation? It  Bluerthanblue   Apr-07-07 11:32 AM   #46 
     - It's not just the I/P forum that's been relegated to its own forum though...Do you feel the same  in_cog_ni_to   Apr-07-07 11:44 AM   #50 
        - You are right that there are many 'sub-forums' - the difference is  Bluerthanblue   Apr-07-07 12:22 PM   #61 
  - Wonderfully sane post.  intheflow   Apr-07-07 10:36 AM   #13 
  - I personally don't understand the fuss since there is an excellent forum in which  gratefultobelib   Apr-07-07 10:39 AM   #16 
  - There are restrictive rules associate with even I/P forum and be nice to be able to  uppityperson   Apr-07-07 10:42 PM   #129 
  - excellent post-- this is a serious problem that needs to be addressed....  mike_c   Apr-07-07 10:40 AM   #17 
  - I agree that it would be great to do as you say...  rateyes   Apr-07-07 10:41 AM   #18 
  - Thank you for this post  DemReadingDU   Apr-07-07 10:49 AM   #21 
  - What happened to Helderheid?  Skidmore   Apr-07-07 10:51 AM   #23 
  - Here is her final post...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 10:55 AM   #27 
  - I missed the exchanges, too, and am horrified anyone would treat a poster as earnest as helderheid  blm   Apr-07-07 12:23 PM   #62 
  - Skinner deleted her anti-Semetic links and video so she took her ball and left.  Balbus   Apr-07-07 01:05 PM   #67 
     - Yes, indeed. You sound very tolerant.  Skidmore   Apr-07-07 01:24 PM   #68 
     - Bullshit  DancingBear   Apr-07-07 05:11 PM   #82 
     - Did you actually watch the video in question? n/t  Behind the Aegis   Apr-07-07 05:13 PM   # 
        - No, I just make things up  DancingBear   Apr-07-07 05:17 PM   #85 
           - Does this mean you watched it?  Behind the Aegis   Apr-07-07 05:19 PM   #86 
              - When did I say that?  DancingBear   Apr-07-07 09:16 PM   #119 
                 - Not making things up.  Behind the Aegis   Apr-07-07 10:20 PM   #125 
     - Did you watch the video? All of it?  truth2power   Apr-07-07 05:31 PM   #93 
        - You don't think interchanging "Israeli Lobby" (AIPAC) and "Jewish Lobby" is anti-Semitic?  Behind the Aegis   Apr-07-07 05:38 PM   #97 
  - The issue isn't ignored on DU, it has its own forum.  porphyrian   Apr-07-07 10:53 AM   #25 
  - But this thread isn't about a news article  Wiley50   Apr-07-07 11:02 AM   #32 
  - Hmmm...  porphyrian   Apr-07-07 11:10 AM   #38 
  - Thank you, porphyrian, you mirror my thoughts exactly  Canuckistanian   Apr-07-07 06:01 PM   #101 
     - I can't imagine she'll stay gone once she cools off.  porphyrian   Apr-07-07 09:11 PM   #118 
  - I don't think DU is being torn apart by hate  donsu   Apr-07-07 10:57 AM   #28 
  - I think Helderheid's departure is evidence...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 11:05 AM   #35 
  - I avoid discussing it on DU (or anywhere else in the internets)  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-07-07 11:35 AM   #47 
  - I've said before that Israel should be discussed in GD and GD political  donsu   Apr-07-07 12:10 PM   #57 
     - Start your own board and have at it then.  Jim Sagle   Apr-07-07 10:46 PM   #130 
  - Isreal Palestine is just one issue  loyalsister   Apr-07-07 12:04 PM   #56 
  - I find it interesting  Annces   Apr-07-07 11:00 AM   #30 
  - You can get all the I/P information you need right here:  in_cog_ni_to   Apr-07-07 11:01 AM   #31 
  - ttt nt  Blue_Tires   Apr-07-07 11:04 AM   #34 
  - This is a very difficult topic, being Jewish I see the hate on both  turtlensue   Apr-07-07 11:08 AM   #36 
  - Honest question...  Joe Fields   Apr-07-07 11:09 AM   #37 
  - It wasn't "some people" it was Skinner who locked NUMEROUS threads she started linking to an  in_cog_ni_to   Apr-07-07 11:23 AM   #41 
  - Is Google an anti-Jew website? That's where I got it. n/t  truth2power   Apr-07-07 05:36 PM   #95 
  - I think she was probably taken aback  Annces   Apr-07-07 11:24 AM   #42 
     - I've been locked before. it's just a pothole in the road  donsu   Apr-07-07 12:16 PM   #60 
  - Honestly, I stay away from this topic because I feel so uneducated  undeterred   Apr-07-07 11:16 AM   #39 
  - I agree with a lot of what you say  LeftishBrit   Apr-07-07 11:21 AM   #40 
  - Self-delete - responded to the wrong post. n/t  Taxloss   Apr-07-07 11:57 AM   #51 
  - excellent post! there is an elephant in the middle of the room... and having a 'special' room  Bluerthanblue   Apr-07-07 11:24 AM   #43 
  - I almost left DU for the same reason  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-07-07 11:41 AM   #48 
  - I've totally given up even discussing the issue..here or anywhere.  Forkboy   Apr-07-07 11:42 AM   #49 
  - I say "Bring Back Super-Ignore". n/t  Taxloss   Apr-07-07 11:58 AM   #53 
  - It is what it is  sandnsea   Apr-07-07 11:59 AM   #54 
  - There's a reason there's an I/P forum  JNelson6563   Apr-07-07 12:10 PM   #58 
  - Well said. If DU can't discuss this critical issue rationally, then how  blondeatlast   Apr-07-07 12:12 PM   #59 
  - Cry me a fucking river.  yibbehobba   Apr-07-07 12:31 PM   #64 
  - Are you impying that any criticism of Israel or the US is "racist" and "conspiratorial"?  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 12:50 PM   #66 
     - The video that was repeatedly posted was  Taxloss   Apr-07-07 01:46 PM   #69 
        - I did not see the video that was posted so unfortunately I can't comment on it specifically...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 03:13 PM   #72 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-07-07 05:13 PM   #84 
           - That was the judgement of the mods as much as anyone else.  Taxloss   Apr-07-07 08:56 PM   #117 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-07-07 09:20 PM   #120 
  - I want to thank the mods as well as every one who has participated in this discussion  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 12:45 PM   #65 
  - Good luck, but this has always been a taboo subject and DU  Cleita   Apr-07-07 02:03 PM   #71 
  - Helderheid looks to be taking a break. Maybe we can work this out.  sfexpat2000   Apr-07-07 03:19 PM   #74 
  - Is there no getting Helderheid back?  nathan hale   Apr-07-07 03:18 PM   #73 
  - I think there can productive discussions on the issue.  mmonk   Apr-07-07 03:21 PM   #75 
  - That's why there is an Israel-Palestine forum.  tjwash   Apr-07-07 03:30 PM   #76 
  - Let's go yell at the anti-semites, then, not at the mods.  WritingIsMyReligion   Apr-07-07 03:43 PM   #77 
  - Who is yelling at the mods?  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 03:53 PM   #78 
  - Interesting take.  Behind the Aegis   Apr-07-07 04:15 PM   #79 
  - That statement was not "patently untrue"...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 04:41 PM   #80 
     - It is untrue.  Behind the Aegis   Apr-07-07 05:12 PM   #83 
     - An important statement.  mmonk   Apr-07-07 05:20 PM   #88 
        - I'll join you in that "gripe."  Behind the Aegis   Apr-07-07 05:26 PM   #89 
           - I agree. I understand the Israel/Palestine forum concept  mmonk   Apr-07-07 05:37 PM   #96 
              - Seems we agree again.  Behind the Aegis   Apr-07-07 05:42 PM   #98 
     - I think that one problem I have..  LeftishBrit   Apr-07-07 05:36 PM   #94 
  - sadness.  Kip Humphrey   Apr-07-07 05:02 PM   #81 
  - I don't know about that  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 05:20 PM   #87 
  - Yitzhak Shamir and Menachem Begin  Jonathan50   Apr-07-07 06:39 PM   #109 
     - See?  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 06:42 PM   #110 
        - What is unreasonable about what I posted?  Jonathan50   Apr-07-07 07:02 PM   #111 
           - It was totally off topic  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 10:02 PM   #121 
              - Ummm.....  Jonathan50   Apr-07-07 10:14 PM   #124 
                 - 3 reasons... 1 Because in the subthread, mine was the first post  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 10:27 PM   #126 
                    - Terrorism is off topic for the OP  Jonathan50   Apr-07-07 10:41 PM   #128 
                       - Yep. they're not facts.  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 11:07 PM   #132 
                          - Please point out the bias and the "weasel words"  Jonathan50   Apr-07-07 11:28 PM   #135 
  - Let's look at this  Jcrowley   Apr-07-07 05:28 PM   #90 
  - I see what you're saying, but the family analogy can work in several ways  LeftishBrit   Apr-07-07 05:47 PM   #99 
  - Actually  Madspirit   Apr-07-07 06:06 PM   #102 
     - At a certain point  Jcrowley   Apr-07-07 06:25 PM   #107 
        - Not if there is abuse in the family  Madspirit   Apr-07-07 07:14 PM   #112 
           - Sounds  Jcrowley   Apr-07-07 07:23 PM   #114 
              - Peace and Solidarity back to you...  Madspirit   Apr-07-07 07:35 PM   #115 
  - This is not about Israel and Palestine  omega minimo   Apr-07-07 05:28 PM   #91 
  - No in the end it is not about Israel and Palestine...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 06:25 PM   #108 
     - Let's agree to agree  omega minimo   Apr-07-07 07:17 PM   #113 
        - You make an important point...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 08:16 PM   #116 
  - Unless Halderheid was banned, I don't see the issue  lynyrd_skynyrd   Apr-07-07 05:28 PM   #92 
  - True.  mmonk   Apr-07-07 06:11 PM   #103 
  - I think you are missing my point...  MN Against Bush   Apr-07-07 06:22 PM   #105 
  - Unfortunately, Freepers are paid to propagate disinformation about...  PhilipShore   Apr-07-07 06:00 PM   #100 
  - Paid by who?  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 11:09 PM   #133 
  - Wikipedia  Madspirit   Apr-07-07 06:19 PM   #104 
  - having a page at wikipedia is meaningless  cgrindley   Apr-07-07 11:11 PM   #134 
     - EVERYONE knows this  Madspirit   Apr-08-07 12:27 AM   #138 
  - She Is Not Gone  Madspirit   Apr-07-07 06:22 PM   #106 
  - I suggested as much to her in her last post: take a vacation from DU.  Hekate   Apr-08-07 12:25 AM   #137 
  - Excellent post and thank you.  uppityperson   Apr-07-07 10:39 PM   #127 
  - This thread is one of the many reason why I love DU!  cat_girl25   Apr-07-07 10:57 PM   #131 
  - Bless your heart. This is an excellent post.  Hekate   Apr-08-07 12:21 AM   #136 
  - Locking  Lithos   Apr-08-07 12:45 AM   #139 
 

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