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Pharaoh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-07-11 08:06 PM
Response to Reply #77
113. It stopped being progressive and democratic
When they banned any discussion of 911.

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  -The mood of DU3 to me - "Watch what you say, be careful" quinnox  Dec-07-11 03:10 PM   #0 
  - If you're right, it will be the end of DU as anything useful.  FiveGoodMen   Dec-07-11 03:12 PM   #1 
  - Agreed.  hifiguy   Dec-07-11 03:28 PM   #4 
  - agree, lets hope if this grand experiment does turn out like this  quinnox   Dec-07-11 03:37 PM   #7 
  - Ironic that we have this distraction at a time our nation is in dire condition .... and with  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 08:09 PM   #115 
  - +1...I'm with you on that. nt  ooglymoogly   Dec-07-11 11:07 PM   #188 
  - get the money out of politics.  stonecutter357   Dec-08-11 11:16 AM   #354 
  - First you have to get the candidates who take corporate $$ out of Congress and Oval Office --  defendandprotect   Dec-10-11 01:03 AM   #548 
  - Primary challenge to Obama would be foolish and costly.  BlueToTheBone   Dec-08-11 11:20 AM   #355 
     - Turn into what????  femrap   Dec-08-11 01:01 PM   #377 
     - Michelle would insist that he turn into a salt substitute.  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 04:16 PM   #434 
     - He could be  femrap   Dec-08-11 08:37 PM   #444 
        - All dick, no balls.  Eddie Haskell   Dec-09-11 06:29 AM   #490 
        - people re-invent themselves all the time  Warren DeMontague   Dec-09-11 04:17 PM   #529 
     - Not INTO something  BlueToTheBone   Dec-08-11 07:26 PM   #442 
     - ...  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 01:27 PM   #381 
     - Every "lesser evil" vote has only moved party and Congress to the RIGHT ...  defendandprotect   Dec-10-11 01:07 AM   #549 
  - This is what I fear as well  pokerfan   Dec-07-11 08:11 PM   #117 
  - many of the most independent intellects have been purged over the years  G_j   Dec-07-11 08:49 PM   #134 
  - While DU is said to be independent from the Democratic Party ....  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:44 AM   #248 
  - It's not clear whether that independence still holds for DU3.  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 01:56 AM   #251 
  - Thank you! I'll be watching ATA for that response -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 02:35 AM   #254 
  - Prior disclaimer: "DU is not affliated with the Democratic party."  Divernan   Dec-08-11 05:55 AM   #280 
  - Current disclaimer: "and we have no affiliation with the Democratic Party.."...  SidDithers   Dec-09-11 02:24 PM   #522 
  - That's disturbing. nt  LWolf   Dec-08-11 08:09 AM   #296 
  - ironic that the OWS message  G_j   Dec-08-11 01:59 AM   #252 
  - Agree ---  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 02:40 AM   # 
  - It may be logical to assume that the bottom line is getting Dems elected  G_j   Dec-08-11 11:38 AM   #360 
     - May be more than that -- "About us" and "Mission Statement" seem to have changed ....  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:21 PM   #378 
  - Isn't DU3 becoming more like OWS...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 02:37 PM   #404 
     - what seems to be missing is the "general assembly"  G_j   Dec-08-11 11:10 PM   #475 
  - never fear, you'll be able to shit on dems just as much as you do now. it'll be okay.  dionysus   Dec-08-11 08:12 AM   #299 
  - Is that the only form...,  daleanime   Dec-08-11 10:41 AM   #346 
  - from certain folks, yep.  dionysus   Dec-08-11 11:11 AM   #352 
  - And you never - ever - say anything bad about any Democrat?  Jakes Progress   Dec-08-11 12:27 PM   #369 
  - And others will be able to continue  SomethingFishy   Dec-08-11 01:29 PM   #382 
     - They'll be no central place to make a statement like that --  defendandprotect   Dec-10-11 01:15 AM   #550 
  - +10  Myrina   Dec-08-11 08:27 AM   #305 
  - Oh, wow, I so love Cole Porter!  Mimosa   Dec-08-11 09:33 AM   #324 
  - As usual, I agree Defend. Our DU community seems to be  dotymed   Dec-08-11 11:07 AM   #350 
  - So true -- especially given the sacrifices of OWS protesters brutally arrested ...  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:31 PM   #383 
  - Kudos on all points.  avaistheone1   Dec-08-11 11:20 AM   #356 
  - I question the premise  Anatos   Dec-08-11 12:38 PM   #373 
  - +1,000,000,000.  AverageJoe90   Dec-09-11 12:53 AM   #484 
  - I'm finding a lot of "I take myself very seriously" on DU2 these days  monmouth   Dec-07-11 03:14 PM   #2 
  - Heaven forbid if people here had to venture out to converse with (and possiblconvert) non-Democrats.  Shoe Horn   Dec-07-11 07:41 PM   #97 
     - Well this was supposed to be a haven  Horse with no Name   Dec-07-11 07:48 PM   #101 
     - But we're not really  tavalon   Dec-07-11 08:09 PM   #114 
     - I am still in the socialism  Horse with no Name   Dec-07-11 08:21 PM   #123 
        - After a lifetime of calling myself a Democrat, I'm now simply an  Lorien   Dec-07-11 10:22 PM   #167 
        - +1000% --  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:02 PM   #184 
        - +1  KoKo   Dec-08-11 08:55 AM   #309 
        - Well said. nt  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 09:57 AM   #334 
        - That is a fact. nt  hifiguy   Dec-08-11 10:03 AM   #338 
        - Count me in!  Plucketeer   Dec-08-11 12:34 PM   #371 
        - Nothing wrong with seeing what can be. Inability to discern what IS is another issue, though.  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 10:42 PM   #463 
        - This one, for sure. n/t  Blue_In_AK   Dec-08-11 02:50 PM   #411 
        - I just think it's ironic that had I not had the stellar education from DU,  tavalon   Dec-08-11 02:40 AM   #255 
        - lol..thats true for me as well  xiamiam   Dec-08-11 09:11 AM   #310 
        - It's all about  deutsey   Dec-08-11 10:56 AM   #349 
           - Yes Obama is just like Charley Sheen  emulatorloo   Dec-08-11 11:34 AM   #359 
              - No, but his supporters who are only all about "winning" are  deutsey   Dec-08-11 11:56 AM   #366 
                 - What do they win, I wonder? Is someone passing out Emmies or something?  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 10:50 PM   #466 
                    - No, but that's a great idea. n/t  deutsey   Dec-09-11 05:35 AM   #485 
        - I actually LOL'd at that.  CrispyQ   Dec-08-11 11:44 AM   #361 
        - Or, perhaps  Anatos   Dec-08-11 12:46 PM   #376 
           - Yeah ,no.  tavalon   Dec-08-11 07:27 PM   #443 
              - To the point  Anatos   Dec-09-11 10:34 AM   #513 
                 - Oh, your snide comment was meant to encourage me to persuade you?  tavalon   Dec-09-11 08:00 PM   #541 
                    - It was meant to inform you  Anatos   Dec-10-11 02:06 PM   #551 
        - I am at the same place Horse with no name. n/t  dotymed   Dec-08-11 11:23 AM   #357 
     - I came here to get away from Republican posters. Hence my choice of screen name.  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 10:47 PM   #465 
     - Well I was an independent until 2004, still consider mysef one  PatrynXX   Dec-07-11 11:35 PM   #202 
        - Interesting...  polmaven   Dec-08-11 08:44 AM   #308 
        - In another recent post, you described yourself as a lefty Libertarian.  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 10:53 PM   #467 
  - I said this on another thread. I agree with you and I'm worried.  riderinthestorm   Dec-07-11 03:21 PM   #3 
  - If the Host doesn't like your comment  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 05:59 PM   #63 
     - The MOD problem now has a new name . . . "HOST" -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 08:13 PM   #119 
     - whats your problem with the mods?  dionysus   Dec-08-11 11:12 AM   #353 
     - Don't box stores and chain restaurants call their cashiers  arikara   Dec-08-11 01:43 AM   #247 
     - A host is also a body where bacteria live.  tblue   Dec-08-11 11:08 AM   #351 
     - Great example of the oppressional direction this "hosting" feature is heading: We shouldn't have to  pacalo   Dec-08-11 04:54 AM   #269 
  - I typed "Meh" as a thread title in Soapbox and this was the response  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 03:31 PM   #5 
  - Meh? Obviously you are a troublemaking, fringe, too left, nonconformist. disrupter.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-07-11 03:35 PM   #6 
  - I know where this is going.......  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 03:42 PM   #10 
  - I agree  zappaman   Dec-07-11 03:50 PM   #13 
  - Tyranny of the majority.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-07-11 07:24 PM   #88 
  - That's what scares me.  Fuddnik   Dec-07-11 10:59 PM   #181 
  - LOL!  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 11:02 PM   #471 
  - I've been posting here since about the time McCain picked Palin. It's never been Kansas.  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 11:00 PM   #469 
  - And has the fucking audacity to want a pony! n/t  Horse with no Name   Dec-07-11 07:50 PM   #104 
  - I WANT A FUCKING UNICORN  DainBramaged   Dec-08-11 09:28 AM   #320 
  - Here you go  sakabatou   Dec-08-11 02:40 PM   #407 
  - OK  sakabatou   Dec-08-11 02:39 PM   #406 
     - If it doesn't piss rainbows and shit glitter  Horse with no Name   Dec-08-11 09:51 PM   #456 
        - LMAO  sakabatou   Dec-09-11 12:19 PM   #517 
  - Rahm! Is that you? How're things in Chicago, buddy?  Ken Burch   Dec-07-11 09:09 PM   #139 
     - I expect dissing Rahm, or any of O's buddies, will be forbidden.  Divernan   Dec-08-11 05:59 AM   #281 
        - Ever see Invasion of the Body Snatchers?  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 11:09 PM   #473 
           - How about 'Lord of the Flies'?  Octafish   Dec-09-11 08:31 AM   #510 
           - LOL  hulka38   Dec-09-11 07:38 PM   #539 
  - I'm tempted to post something mildly controversial  quinnox   Dec-07-11 03:38 PM   #8 
  - Bullshit. It won't get locked as long as you post it I the right place...nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 06:27 PM   #69 
     - And guys like you will make sure that nothing to the left of Geithner or Summers is EVER posted  Ken Burch   Dec-07-11 09:11 PM   #142 
     - Guys like me will make sure that controversial posts put in Soapbox...  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 09:36 PM   #149 
     - Um... Whare the heck IS GD???  Leopolds Ghost   Dec-08-11 03:24 AM   #262 
        - Some functionality is not programmed yet...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 09:43 AM   #329 
        - I'm actually kind of offended at the change from "GD" to "Soapbox"  Ken Burch   Dec-08-11 04:15 PM   #433 
        - There is no more GD. It's GONE. Never to be seen again.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 02:38 PM   #405 
           - Why is it called Soapbox, then? Sort of counter-intuitive, no? (I'm just... puzzled by this all.)nt  inna   Dec-10-11 07:17 PM   #552 
     - No, it's not controversial that causes the problem there  treestar   Dec-08-11 08:14 AM   #300 
     - Sid ...unrec  Vanje   Dec-07-11 09:56 PM   #155 
     - But your potty mouth "This Town Needs An Enema" is acceptable to the new DU3  Divernan   Dec-08-11 06:01 AM   #282 
        - Meh right back...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 09:47 AM   #330 
           - Well, you and your  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 02:48 PM   #410 
              - Your paranoia is hilarious...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 02:55 PM   #412 
  - Wow. That is bizarre. It's like eighth grade all over again. I've said it before elsewhere, but  Brickbat   Dec-07-11 03:39 PM   #9 
  - +1  nashville_brook   Dec-08-11 06:43 AM   #286 
  - Busybodies and Nannies???  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 09:10 PM   #449 
  - Wow! This is exactly what I'm afraid is going to happen!  riderinthestorm   Dec-07-11 03:46 PM   #11 
  - LOTS of folks don't like me, I carry a sharp stick and I'm lookin' for an eye....  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 03:50 PM   #14 
     - Which is why I love ya! I'm always one who walks on the wild side myself  riderinthestorm   Dec-07-11 03:56 PM   #23 
     - Thanks. I guess I'm going to have to be spending more time playing WOW.  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 05:40 PM   #56 
     - I like you, DB.  Lugnut   Dec-07-11 04:47 PM   #46 
        - Awwwwwwwwwwwww  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 05:39 PM   #55 
  - Well, that pretty much sums it up, doesn't it?  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 03:53 PM   #16 
  - At the same time I was on a jury that decided "This thread sucks"  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 03:55 PM   #19 
  - Well .... don't ask how I got confused, but thought that "hidden" was the new "delete" ---  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:24 PM   #196 
     - So if someone wants to have the most read post he should include something that  snagglepuss   Dec-08-11 12:43 AM   #230 
        - Doubt that -- few will bother will looking at "hidden" threads ...  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:16 AM   #240 
  - omg. this alone says it all. or at least, a lot.  inna   Dec-07-11 04:10 PM   #31 
  - Yep. Gotta love community directed message boards!  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 04:13 PM   #33 
     - i seriously, seriously hope that the Admins will reconsider this transition...  inna   Dec-07-11 04:16 PM   #39 
        - Maybe not initially because they do seem committed to it.  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 04:26 PM   #42 
           - "Community Standards" can be a great way to control others -- limit free speech ... !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:32 PM   #199 
  - Central Committee says No  formercia   Dec-07-11 04:16 PM   #36 
  - I can see it possibly being locked because it didn't fit the forum's SOP, but hidden?!  demmiblue   Dec-07-11 04:20 PM   #40 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-11 04:31 PM   #44 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-07-11 05:38 PM   #54 
  - unrec n/t  Bonobo   Dec-07-11 05:45 PM   #59 
  - subtle...  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 06:29 PM   #70 
     - A known entity.  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 07:05 PM   #74 
     - A mantle I wear proudly..nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 07:35 PM   #95 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-11 07:53 PM   #106 
     - Proud people answer direct questions.  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 08:42 PM   #131 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-11 09:34 PM   #148 
     - Done...nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 09:39 PM   #150 
     - Right, Sid! We all associate you with needing an enema!  Divernan   Dec-08-11 06:04 AM   #283 
     - I've simply logged out there so I don't have to put up with that bullshit from those who abuse the  DainBramaged   Dec-08-11 09:30 AM   #321 
     - Tell DB I said Hi and I'll see him at DU3...nt  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 09:58 AM   #335 
     - You must be sad then to have to take off your old mantle.  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 01:26 PM   #380 
     - Unrec of the North. nt  OnyxCollie   Dec-07-11 10:09 PM   #160 
     - Are you finally giving the town that well deserved enema?  Hassin Bin Sober   Dec-07-11 07:24 PM   #87 
  - God that list is horrible. Some of those names...Why?  white_wolf   Dec-07-11 08:25 PM   #127 
  - omg - what list? PM/email me if you can, anyone!  inna   Dec-08-11 09:20 PM   #453 
  - How come ....  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:40 PM   #203 
  - Sounds like DU3 is anti-feline  matt819   Dec-07-11 04:51 PM   #48 
  - LOVE TO EAT THEM MOUSIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 05:33 PM   #52 
     - I had that on a beach towel when I was a kid.  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 05:53 PM   #62 
        - I miss his are, Kleban was a hero  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 06:10 PM   #64 
  - I saw that, thought "what the fuckity fuck?" nt  Union Scribe   Dec-07-11 06:22 PM   #66 
  - "A JURY voted to hide this post"  MissDeeds   Dec-07-11 07:08 PM   #77 
  - It stopped being progressive and democratic  Pharaoh   Dec-07-11 08:06 PM   #113 
  - not to mention the way serious concerns about the moon bombing were handled  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 12:27 AM   #223 
  - +1 -- A democracy fails when censorship wins --  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:43 PM   #387 
  - Well, at least wait ....  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:43 PM   #204 
     - and go where else daily to get news and info as well as insight  xiamiam   Dec-08-11 09:30 AM   #322 
     - I won't mention them by name  lbrtbell   Dec-08-11 09:41 AM   #328 
     - why not? is that illegal or something to mention other progressive sites  xiamiam   Dec-08-11 10:00 AM   #336 
        - Posts mentioning certain boards get deleted.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 06:48 AM   #494 
     - It is MEMBERS who keep the board current with news and views -- not the adminsitration ...!!  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:53 PM   #390 
     - We have to figure out where at least half of the board will be going,  Dragonfli   Dec-08-11 05:58 PM   #441 
        - Don't think that ....  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 11:38 PM   #478 
  - Yep ...even my "Fuck It" post got the shaft.  L0oniX   Dec-07-11 07:32 PM   #92 
  - I was on a jury for another post with the F word in it and it was left alone  Renew Deal   Dec-07-11 10:19 PM   #165 
  - You mean "hidden" or deleted -- ??? Two different systems at work now -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:44 PM   #205 
  - Holy Shit!!!  styersc   Dec-07-11 07:49 PM   #102 
  - It's ridiculous.  Codeine   Dec-07-11 08:14 PM   #120 
  - I have tried to be much much MUCH more civil since my brother passed  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 08:43 PM   #133 
  - You won't be selected to a jury on a post from a poster you've replied to in the last 24 hours...  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 10:50 PM   #178 
  - You can block up to 15 people from your jury. So if you have a mortal enemy, block 'em.  msanthrope   Dec-07-11 10:52 PM   #179 
  - One known Host in a  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 11:11 PM   #190 
  - Guess he's the kind of "biased" Host DU3 is looking for ... ?????  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:47 PM   #206 
     - That would be  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 12:07 AM   #215 
     - Or they're just taking whomever signs up right now since this is only a test. n/t  tammywammy   Dec-08-11 12:36 AM   #228 
        - Given the lists of Hosts, seems to be more like frightening people away from DU3 -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:12 AM   #237 
           - Or people overreacting on speculation  tammywammy   Dec-08-11 01:15 AM   #238 
              - Not "speculation" -- the user names are recognizable and familiar to them -- have histories!!  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:18 AM   #243 
  - I long ago suggested that DU move to the Slashdot-style moderation system.  Lance_Boyle   Dec-08-11 06:39 AM   #285 
     - Can you explain that system .... ?  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:55 PM   #392 
  - It actually sounds pretty stupid and a waste of time.  cottonseed   Dec-07-11 09:21 PM   #144 
  - Kinda makes you pine for the Unrec button!  southerncrone   Dec-07-11 09:59 PM   #156 
  - That is f'g ridiculous.  DeschutesRiver   Dec-07-11 10:08 PM   #159 
  - Seriously?  Lorien   Dec-07-11 10:16 PM   #163 
  - The post was managed by the "jury" and not the "hosts."  Renew Deal   Dec-07-11 10:18 PM   #164 
  - Had to look it up -- MEH -- "whatever" -- "indifference" -- "verbal shrug" ... !!!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:13 PM   #192 
  - Why do I get a picture of Jimbo Jones in the Kamp Krusty episode  rpannier   Dec-08-11 04:12 AM   #266 
  - It's a preview site. It's all going to be wiped when the real thing goes live...  Violet_Crumble   Dec-08-11 05:55 AM   #279 
  - If that was the thread title, it should have gone into the lounge  treestar   Dec-08-11 08:11 AM   #297 
  - WTF  Marrah_G   Dec-08-11 08:15 AM   #302 
  - You Fascist Bastard!  chrisa   Dec-08-11 10:13 AM   #341 
  - OK that's disturbing  MadrasT   Dec-08-11 10:20 AM   #343 
  - Wow! Between that and the taunting behavior of a "host" here, I don't think I like the direction  myrna minx   Dec-08-11 10:37 AM   #345 
  - I also find the taunting behavior of a DU3 "host" a turn off.  City Lights   Dec-08-11 03:41 PM   #423 
  - I suppose that is going to be the standard reply to all my posts  AngryAmish   Dec-08-11 01:46 PM   #388 
  - I do like your cat  dipsydoodle   Dec-08-11 02:43 PM   #408 
  - I can see the problems with the Payroll tax cut, unlike the masses here.  RC   Dec-07-11 03:49 PM   #12 
  - "What good is a discussion without different opinions than the majority?"  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 03:52 PM   #15 
  - Very well said,  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 03:53 PM   #17 
  - I have your back on that.  Ruby the Liberal   Dec-07-11 03:56 PM   #22 
  - I agree about the payroll tax cut also  quinnox   Dec-07-11 04:02 PM   #27 
  - For what it's worth,  Blue_In_AK   Dec-07-11 04:16 PM   #35 
  - You too?  LiberalAndProud   Dec-07-11 04:25 PM   #41 
  - Good question. "What good is a discussion without different opinions than the majority?"  MedicalAdmin   Dec-07-11 07:43 PM   #98 
     - The answer to your question  OnyxCollie   Dec-07-11 10:26 PM   #171 
  - "FEAR will keep the local systems in line... FEAR of THIS BATTLE STATION"  Warren DeMontague   Dec-07-11 03:54 PM   #18 
  - HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA  DainBramaged   Dec-07-11 03:56 PM   #21 
  - not to mention happy  Warren DeMontague   Dec-07-11 04:01 PM   #26 
  - hope you're right  quinnox   Dec-07-11 04:03 PM   #28 
  - it's a trap. nt  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-07-11 07:58 PM   #109 
  - Bet your butt, pally  gratuitous   Dec-07-11 03:56 PM   #20 
  - u can edit ....but  backtoblue   Dec-07-11 03:57 PM   #25 
  - I called Alec Baldwin a big bloated turd over there and noone's complained yet  Warren DeMontague   Dec-07-11 03:57 PM   #24 
  - Well he certainly acted like one, Is he really a liberal?..n/t  monmouth   Dec-07-11 04:06 PM   #29 
     - He's 100 times MORE LIBERAL than many on this board are.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 04:48 PM   #47 
        - Fine, he's still a bloated turd  Union Scribe   Dec-07-11 06:25 PM   #68 
        - I like him. Except for that time he verbally abused his little girl over the phone.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 07:10 PM   #81 
           - That did it for me.  Union Scribe   Dec-08-11 12:36 AM   #229 
        - No, we're not. He's a bloated turd who happens to be famous.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 12:23 AM   #221 
           - Schwetty Balls  Vanje   Dec-08-11 02:11 PM   #398 
              - you mean an SNL skit or something?  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 03:35 PM   #420 
  - I give them credit for the software and the thought that went into organization, but  whatchamacallit   Dec-07-11 04:07 PM   #30 
  - I think in some ways the fee structure may keep things more fair  Warren DeMontague   Dec-07-11 04:16 PM   #38 
  - "the fee structure may keep things more fair" - could you elaborate?  inna   Dec-07-11 04:55 PM   #50 
  - I could, sure, but I won't.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 12:20 AM   #219 
  - I think it means that  Vanje   Dec-08-11 02:16 PM   #399 
     - thank you for your completely erronious interpretation. Fascinating yet completely wrong.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 03:46 PM   #426 
  - How is letting those who will pay minimum $5/month or $42/yr vs the old $5/yr "more fair"?  uppityperson   Dec-07-11 07:08 PM   #79 
     - It is eminently "fair" for those with the gelt.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-07-11 07:53 PM   #105 
     - That wasn't my point.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 12:18 AM   #218 
     - Should I assume that by people you are including me?  MedicalAdmin   Dec-08-11 04:58 AM   #270 
        - No, you should not assume that.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 01:26 PM   #379 
           - I'm going with, what is no freaking clue for $200 Alex?  MedicalAdmin   Dec-08-11 01:49 PM   #389 
              - like I said, there is a long-running issue here that we're not supposed to discuss  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 03:41 PM   #424 
                 - Roger.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-08-11 05:41 PM   #440 
                    - the fact that you haven't figured out what I'm talking about  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 09:08 PM   #448 
     - do you mean  Charlemagne   Dec-08-11 03:06 PM   #414 
     - I will find another site  Pharaoh   Dec-07-11 08:11 PM   #118 
     - You can still discuss without paying. But you can't be a host, not sure if can be on a jury  uppityperson   Dec-07-11 09:21 PM   #143 
     - There is a pervasive problem here that we're really not supposed to talk about  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 12:17 AM   #217 
     - Remember, Money =Speech  They_Live   Dec-08-11 08:06 AM   #295 
     - +1 --  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:57 PM   #393 
     - Unlike a small yet very loud cadre here, I too think censorship is bad.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 04:33 PM   #438 
     - great question, and... it would be nice to have it answered. that, unfortunately, is unlikely. nt  inna   Dec-08-11 08:46 PM   #446 
     - Because it'll be REAL expensive for the phonies who try to make their MULTIPLE accounts look "legit"  Warren DeMontague   Dec-09-11 12:23 AM   #483 
     - The answer to your question is in post #483.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-09-11 04:14 PM   #528 
        - it will cost too much to have multiple accounts? That is what makes denying me  uppityperson   Dec-09-11 06:04 PM   #531 
           - Yeah, basically.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-09-11 06:22 PM   #533 
              - Thanks, understood and I understand.  uppityperson   Dec-09-11 07:30 PM   #537 
  - Think the democratic thing to do is to go "star-less" -- isn't it???  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:51 PM   #208 
  - The purpose of the Bills of Rights was to counter majority rule, which is the  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 11:34 PM   #476 
  - Yes, I agree.  Blue_In_AK   Dec-07-11 04:13 PM   #32 
  - Me, too.  madfloridian   Dec-07-11 04:16 PM   #37 
  - I get that impression too - and worse.  bananas   Dec-07-11 04:14 PM   #34 
  - Its appearing to me  BrendaBrick   Dec-07-11 04:30 PM   #43 
  - Spot on.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 04:45 PM   #45 
  - Yep.  Union Scribe   Dec-07-11 07:09 PM   #80 
  - i dont understand this as there are not that many ardent obama supporters  xiamiam   Dec-08-11 09:18 AM   #312 
  - and much worse, even *perceived* to be "anti-Obama"...  inna   Dec-07-11 04:53 PM   #49 
  - It's really too bad  slay   Dec-07-11 05:29 PM   #51 
  - "Transparency" is a ridiculous use of website resources -- for what purpose? Fanaticism?  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:53 PM   #209 
  - Tracking the EDITS to nth degree is even more fanatical -- !! ROFL  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:55 PM   #210 
  - i don`t get it either....just think if "new" du was around in the 60`s  madrchsod   Dec-08-11 05:38 AM   #275 
  - Seems as though it's designed for hard feelings among DU members, though I doubt that was the intent  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 11:38 PM   #477 
  - I don't get that at all................  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Dec-07-11 05:36 PM   #53 
  - Well, it's a pretty stupid move if it does end up like that. If  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 05:50 PM   #61 
  - For a glimpse of the future ,  bvar22   Dec-07-11 06:20 PM   #65 
     - Okay,  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 07:06 PM   #75 
     - GD:Jonestown. nt  OnyxCollie   Dec-07-11 10:33 PM   #173 
     - k/r --- Quite ironic that this model of failure is being pushed at DU3 -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 02:04 PM   #395 
     - figures. Full of people on my volumious ignore list.  provis99   Dec-10-11 07:47 PM   #553 
  - Ah, but that would leave no one to offer any criticism of Obama ... !!  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:57 PM   #211 
  - I have posted there a lot --and agree. Even the "whiteness" of it...  Bonobo   Dec-07-11 05:42 PM   #57 
  - I have posted there a lot --and agree. Even the "whiteness" of it...  Bonobo   Dec-07-11 05:42 PM   #58 
  - you will jog for the master race  mdmc   Dec-07-11 05:49 PM   #60 
  - And always wear the happy face. nt  Codeine   Dec-07-11 08:16 PM   #121 
  - The Soviet Union has Correctness Commissars & Black Lists,  bvar22   Dec-07-11 06:23 PM   #67 
  - +1 ---  defendandprotect   Dec-07-11 11:59 PM   #212 
  - I'm so going to miss all of you who decide not to post at DU3...  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 06:32 PM   #71 
  - Unrec n/t  Bonobo   Dec-07-11 06:53 PM   #73 
  - I'm sure.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 07:07 PM   #76 
  - Will just have to enjoy my time as Host, I guess...nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 07:08 PM   #78 
     - Well, on the bright side...being a Host makes it MUCH EASIER to rid yourself of posts you don't like  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 07:14 PM   #83 
     - omg.  inna   Dec-07-11 07:15 PM   #84 
     - LMFAO...nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 07:26 PM   #90 
        - figures  inna   Dec-07-11 07:32 PM   #93 
           - right back atcha...  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 07:34 PM   #94 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-11 08:22 PM   #124 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-11 10:38 PM   #176 
                 - Wow, Since when is DU for Americans only? nt  sufrommich   Dec-07-11 10:55 PM   #180 
                    - Hi, from my desk in Canada, I find your post about HC offensive. Sorry.  Safetykitten   Dec-07-11 11:04 PM   #186 
                       - Maybe it's time to put the bottle down,nt  sufrommich   Dec-07-11 11:09 PM   #189 
                          - I wish there was a bottle.  Safetykitten   Dec-07-11 11:12 PM   #191 
                          - !  dionysus   Dec-08-11 09:24 AM   #316 
                 - Never assume people post accurate info about themselves online.  snagglepuss   Dec-08-11 01:06 AM   #233 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-07-11 08:05 PM   #112 
     - And here we have it, folks. This is your new "host."  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 09:00 PM   #136 
     - DU3 Hosts busy at work  whatchamacallit   Dec-07-11 09:07 PM   #138 
     - uh... yep. in full agreement with your point. nt  inna   Dec-08-11 08:57 PM   #447 
     - Stand by for your "enema". nt  Vanje   Dec-08-11 09:56 PM   #459 
        - With friends like that, who needs enemas?  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 06:24 AM   #489 
     - Rather than unreccing someone you disagree with, you will lock their posts?  uppityperson   Dec-07-11 09:25 PM   #146 
     - That is the clear implication. nt  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 09:32 PM   #147 
     - You have inferred wrongly...nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 09:43 PM   #152 
        - Bullshit, Sid. nt  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 09:55 PM   #154 
           - You guys are so easy...  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 10:21 PM   #166 
           - That sums it up.......  DainBramaged   Dec-08-11 09:31 AM   #323 
     - Did I say that?...  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 09:42 PM   #151 
        - "Locking topics for personal reasons would be wrong."  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 10:01 PM   #157 
        - That is a *factual statement*, please read Host responsibilities.  joshcryer   Dec-07-11 10:26 PM   #170 
           - More evidence of why  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 10:38 PM   #175 
              - What meaning would be implied there?  joshcryer   Dec-07-11 10:44 PM   #177 
        - It was very clearly implied. eom  uppityperson   Dec-07-11 11:04 PM   #185 
           - You very clearly inferred incorrectly...nt  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 12:27 AM   #222 
           - There is nothing logically necessary about implications. There can be more than one for any given  patrice   Dec-08-11 12:33 AM   #227 
     - !  dionysus   Dec-08-11 09:25 AM   #317 
     - You are showing a bossy, bragging type attitude here and now.  Mimosa   Dec-08-11 09:37 AM   #326 
        - I don't suffer fools gladly...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 09:52 AM   #331 
           - I've been there.  Mimosa   Dec-08-11 09:57 AM   #333 
           - I've only posted about a hundred times that Forum Hosts have one and one power only...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 10:06 AM   #340 
              - Thanks, Sid.  Mimosa   Dec-08-11 10:28 AM   #344 
                 - So I'm an asshole, but an honest asshole...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 10:47 AM   #347 
           - You sound as if you have been appointed to a role of authority  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 02:09 PM   #397 
              - Nobody is assigned anything at DU3...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 02:46 PM   #409 
                 - Nothing frightens me. Which is why I have never put anyone  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 04:19 PM   #435 
                    - You're not "asking questions" though...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 04:30 PM   #437 
                       - You are projecting again.  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 05:19 PM   #439 
  - How many of us are you going to lock and block during your 3 month host tenure?  uppityperson   Dec-07-11 09:24 PM   #145 
  - The transparency at DU3 is wonderful...nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 09:44 PM   #153 
     - I like freshly steamed newly picked asparagus. You didn't answer my question. Bet you won't  uppityperson   Dec-07-11 11:05 PM   #187 
     - I answered in #153...  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 11:15 PM   #193 
     - Meh. Folks have been abundantly transparent on DU, whether they realize it or not.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 06:30 AM   #491 
  - I have never recognized you before, I didnt know you as the unrec guy  Muskypundit   Dec-07-11 10:23 PM   #169 
  - If Mr. Dithers continues this type of posting on DU3, he will be unable to  City Lights   Dec-08-11 06:56 AM   #289 
     - I'm well aware of the rules at DU3 and DU2, thank you...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 09:22 AM   #314 
        - I hope you're aware of the rules, Mr. Dithers.  City Lights   Dec-08-11 10:19 AM   #342 
        - Cheers...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 10:48 AM   #348 
           - Cheers...  City Lights   Dec-08-11 11:32 AM   #358 
        - British spelling? Sid, I never knew!  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 06:32 AM   #492 
  - If DipSid misses me, I gets a sad. NOT!  bertman   Dec-07-11 11:02 PM   #183 
  - Our future. He's one of us you know.  Safetykitten   Dec-07-11 11:16 PM   #194 
  - You really need to work on your manners, Sid.  City Lights   Dec-08-11 06:49 AM   #287 
  - I'm not a host at DU2...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 09:23 AM   #315 
     - Actually, you're the same guy, wherever you post and whatever software iteration is being used  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 06:51 AM   #495 
  - Oh they will be there  treestar   Dec-08-11 08:15 AM   #301 
  - I bet the jury loves you!  Logical   Dec-08-11 11:50 AM   #364 
  - Get off your high horse Sid, its unbecoming. nt  LaurenG   Dec-08-11 12:41 PM   #375 
  - I'm sure you will. n/t  Blue_In_AK   Dec-08-11 03:36 PM   #421 
  - well, one thing i'm not going to miss is you, sid  inna   Dec-08-11 09:53 PM   #458 
  - Intolerance of opinions that differ from yours and an eagerness to eliminate them  No Elephants   Dec-08-11 11:45 PM   #479 
  - I agree. It has a very stifling air about it  Raine   Dec-07-11 06:40 PM   #72 
  - Stiffing, indeed.  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 07:10 PM   #82 
  - Note the 'hosts' posting 'kiss my ass' on this thread  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 07:23 PM   #86 
     - Guess that would be "community standards"?  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 07:37 PM   #96 
        - Don't know what you mean  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 07:46 PM   #99 
        - I was referring to the whole idea that it would the standards of the community  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 07:48 PM   #100 
           - Well you said 'look at what people are saying about hosts'  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 07:58 PM   #108 
              - Oh! Oops. A typo.  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 08:00 PM   #110 
                 - So we post the same thing!  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 08:24 PM   #125 
                    - Yep!  Pithlet   Dec-07-11 08:30 PM   #128 
        - "Community standards" is a standard the SCOTUS set for judging porn.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 06:36 AM   #493 
           - No, I don't  Pithlet   Dec-09-11 04:31 PM   #530 
  - Actually, it's going to be mob rule by the MINORITY. They have silenced the MAJORITY.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-07-11 07:18 PM   #85 
     - True -- but don't think DU3 has "POLLS" ..? Problem solved--!!! ROFL  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 12:05 AM   #213 
     - Yes, you're more correct on that than  Raine   Dec-08-11 01:32 AM   #246 
  - Also it seems all about posting in the 'right place'  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 07:25 PM   #89 
  - I don't have a problem with that. Seems to me that archived material will be much easier to find  eridani   Dec-08-11 05:24 AM   #272 
  - Because some forums are more popular than others and some forums are  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 06:57 AM   #497 
  - I'm pretty critical of the Democratic Party and I break from orthodoxy on some important issues - bu...  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-07-11 07:27 PM   #91 
  - I'm not so optimistic  quinnox   Dec-07-11 08:17 PM   #122 
  - Jury system only deals with "hidden" messages -- not deletes which remain with Mods/HOSTS -- !!  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 12:13 AM   #216 
     - It's not going to take long..  sendero   Dec-08-11 05:46 AM   #276 
     - THAT'S what I wanted to say and couldn't find the words.  russspeakeasy   Dec-08-11 08:35 AM   #306 
  - Actually, the locked threads are due to people posting questions  Rex   Dec-07-11 07:50 PM   #103 
  - Yes and they always closed 'those bars' using zoning laws  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 08:02 PM   #111 
     - It is a beta, not even finished yet.  Rex   Dec-07-11 08:24 PM   #126 
     - Not scared of change, kid, change is the only constant in life  Bluenorthwest   Dec-07-11 08:34 PM   #129 
     - Been around a lot longer then you have on DU, dad.  Rex   Dec-07-11 08:39 PM   #130 
        - Hatred? LOL.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 07:03 AM   #499 
     - Scared? LOL. No belittling bias displayed there. So, which forum would you like to host?  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 07:00 AM   #498 
     - OMG that is dumb  treestar   Dec-08-11 08:16 AM   #303 
  - du3 is the infrastructure for the lord of the flies  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-07-11 07:56 PM   #107 
  - In a nutshell, yes  Horse with no Name   Dec-07-11 08:11 PM   #116 
  - saves a lot of typing ... more time for something more  rtassi   Dec-07-11 09:10 PM   #141 
  - Absolutely!  Blue_In_AK   Dec-08-11 03:49 PM   #427 
  - Yeah, it's already bringing a new mood with it, isn't it?  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 10:13 PM   #162 
  - I'm lost on DU3. Is there a manual or something?  snot   Dec-07-11 08:43 PM   #132 
  - No DU3 For Me  colsohlibgal   Dec-07-11 08:56 PM   #135 
  - thanks for that referral - like the look of it and am going to explore  tomm2thumbs   Dec-08-11 01:20 AM   #244 
  - yeah, thanks from me as well, i've read them for years but didn't know they ran a forum... nt  inna   Dec-08-11 09:12 PM   #450 
  - I had to put one "host" on ignore months ago for personal attacks. Now he/she is locking posts ...  Better Believe It   Dec-07-11 09:01 PM   #137 
  - ROFL!  Bobbie Jo   Dec-07-11 10:11 PM   #161 
  - In my best Craig Ferguson voice: I know!!...nt  SidDithers   Dec-07-11 10:22 PM   #168 
  - "Maybe it's just time to book a new gig." WTF? Personal attack much, bobbie?  inna   Dec-08-11 09:15 PM   #451 
     - No, truth telling, inna.  Bobbie Jo   Dec-08-11 10:14 PM   #461 
        - huh?... truth telling... from whom, you?... lol, tell me more, it's entertaining.  inna   Dec-08-11 10:35 PM   #462 
           - Did you have a point...  Bobbie Jo   Dec-08-11 10:46 PM   #464 
              - yawn  inna   Dec-08-11 10:54 PM   #468 
              - Lol! You started this "exchange"  Bobbie Jo   Dec-08-11 11:01 PM   #470 
                 - yawn... zzzzzzz...  inna   Dec-08-11 11:08 PM   #472 
                 - Like the song says.... apply to self  inna   Dec-08-11 11:09 PM   #474 
              - Well, as an observer of this exchange, imho, Inna was the more  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 11:55 PM   #480 
                 - I see back up has arrived.  Bobbie Jo   Dec-09-11 08:26 AM   #509 
                    - Thank you!  sabrina 1   Dec-09-11 02:22 PM   #520 
                       - Can't say I'm familiar with you either...  Bobbie Jo   Dec-09-11 02:59 PM   #527 
  - Do you have any links to threads that were unjustly locked?  tammywammy   Dec-07-11 11:22 PM   #195 
  - LOCK a thread in the wrong forum ... ? As policy? A little fanatical, perhaps?  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 12:21 AM   #220 
     - There's no ability to move threads at DU3...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 12:28 AM   #224 
     - I have no problem with it.  tammywammy   Dec-08-11 12:28 AM   #225 
        - Why not just ask the poster to move it -- ? Makes no sense to lock it --  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:10 AM   #235 
  - Which Host is "locking posts left and right that they don't agree with"?  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 03:05 AM   #259 
  - Ever see "Earthquake"?  deutsey   Dec-08-11 11:55 AM   #365 
  - The mood of DU3 to me:  Maraya1969   Dec-07-11 09:10 PM   #140 
  - Well in fact, with the exception of a notable few, Democrats - the elected ones at least -  man4allcats   Dec-07-11 10:02 PM   #158 
  - I haven't posted much, only discovered DU about 6 months ago... and this change is sad.  dorksied   Dec-07-11 10:32 PM   #172 
  - I think there is already on DU2 too much locking, deleting and banning.  mysuzuki2   Dec-07-11 10:35 PM   #174 
  - +100000 nt  woo me with science   Dec-07-11 11:00 PM   #182 
  - Could not agree with you more  inna   Dec-08-11 09:17 PM   #452 
  - The fact that this is being discussed here and now  babylonsister   Dec-07-11 11:29 PM   #197 
  - +1,000,000. I hope there will be changes in the way DU3 has been set up.  highplainsdem   Dec-08-11 08:40 AM   #307 
  - I hope you're right, babylonsister. eom  City Lights   Dec-08-11 09:20 AM   #313 
  - I don't think so...  ohheckyeah   Dec-07-11 11:29 PM   #198 
  - Yeah at least at Huffpo they don't shut you up that bad  PatrynXX   Dec-07-11 11:32 PM   #200 
  - Since you ...  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:02 AM   #232 
  - LOL!  Zanzoobar   Dec-07-11 11:34 PM   #201 
  - It seems like it was carefully formulated to that end.  hulka38   Dec-07-11 11:50 PM   #207 
  - Lots of other sites out on the web.  bigwillq   Dec-08-11 12:07 AM   #214 
  - +1...nt  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 12:29 AM   #226 
  - Gotta give props for an interesting experiment, though.  Electric Monk   Dec-08-11 01:08 AM   #234 
  - Yup!  Bonobo   Dec-08-11 05:31 AM   #274 
  - Obviously  hulka38   Dec-08-11 04:26 PM   #436 
  - My First Reply Was Locked !!!...LMAO  lostnote12   Dec-08-11 12:44 AM   #231 
  - Which forum did you post that in?  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 01:16 AM   #241 
     - ThomWV had posted in GD his concern regarding  lostnote12   Dec-08-11 01:53 AM   #250 
        - Welcome to DU! I didn't realize you were new! I'm so sorry or I would have welcomed you  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 12:19 PM   #368 
           - Thank you for taking the time to review my reply........  lostnote12   Dec-08-11 09:57 PM   #460 
           - lostnote12's reply was not 'locked' (you can't lock a reply, can you?); the thread was locked  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-09-11 02:53 PM   #525 
  - Every damn thing in the country is going the wrong damn way  TacticalPeek   Dec-08-11 01:11 AM   #236 
  - Gotta get the DU3 ready for the coming election.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 01:18 AM   #242 
  - It's the nature of people and the internet  aletier_v   Dec-08-11 01:16 AM   #239 
  - As a newcomer to DU  ErikJ   Dec-08-11 01:30 AM   #245 
  - May I say "welcome" --  defendandprotect   Dec-08-11 01:49 AM   #249 
  - I have not been able to access DU3.  Enthusiast   Dec-08-11 02:30 AM   #253 
  - I want to know why my jury thread was locked  malaise   Dec-08-11 02:41 AM   #256 
  - Send the Host who locked it a PM...nt  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 03:06 AM   #260 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-08-11 02:53 AM   #257 
  - OBEY!  aletier_v   Dec-08-11 03:08 AM   #261 
  - Check out  libmom74   Dec-08-11 02:56 AM   #258 
  - Could not find it.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 07:51 AM   #504 
  - DU3: Welcome to "Bipartisanville."  blkmusclmachine   Dec-08-11 03:53 AM   #263 
  - DU approaching FR-levels of paranoia  aletier_v   Dec-08-11 04:08 AM   #265 
  - please remember folks: progressives outnumber "New Dems"on DU by at least a 2 to 1 or 3 to 1 margin  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-08-11 04:05 AM   #264 
  - GREAT post!  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-09-11 12:19 AM   #482 
  - Think you are overlooking a couple of things.  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 07:23 AM   #500 
     - I'm concerned about those issues too. And it does concern me that the most enthusiastic posters  Douglas Carpenter   Dec-09-11 11:30 AM   #516 
  - I think with member donations going away, this has become less "our" forum  ObaMania   Dec-08-11 04:21 AM   #267 
  - Bravo!  Vinnie From Indy   Dec-08-11 07:23 AM   #290 
  - I fear the same.  Mimosa   Dec-08-11 09:40 AM   #327 
  - I did ask about Democratic Party involvement on the admin forum,  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 10:04 AM   #339 
  - "The Democratic Party" has a very specific meaning. It does not have to be that s  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 07:28 AM   #501 
     - Good points. Thank you. nt  woo me with science   Dec-09-11 02:22 PM   #521 
  - I was thinking the same thing  FiveGoodMen   Dec-08-11 12:39 PM   #374 
  - You expressed how I've observed it myself so beautifully.  pacalo   Dec-08-11 04:34 AM   #268 
  - Why?  HowHeThinks   Dec-08-11 05:09 AM   #271 
  - The following post was locked in a place DESIGNED for "Meta discussions" about DU3  Bonobo   Dec-08-11 05:30 AM   #273 
  - so much for open discussion with people we disagree with?  madrchsod   Dec-08-11 05:48 AM   #277 
  - for your last question, the jury is in for me.  Bonobo   Dec-08-11 05:51 AM   #278 
  - Why did the person make that post?  treestar   Dec-08-11 08:18 AM   #304 
  - That post wasn't locked. It was hidden...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 09:56 AM   #332 
  - What was wrong with it? This proves what everyone has been  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 03:15 PM   #418 
     - Oh ffs...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 04:03 PM   #428 
  - Well, that blows the assurances that only posts 'in the wrong  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 03:05 PM   #413 
  - WTF is "blocked"?...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 04:07 PM   #431 
  - You're still wrong...nt  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 08:42 PM   #445 
  - "you get off on the idea of having power" - it's an insult  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-09-11 11:26 AM   #515 
     - +1...nt  SidDithers   Dec-09-11 02:32 PM   #524 
  - it is not new  populistleftist1   Dec-08-11 06:31 AM   #284 
  - Please define "top" online forum? I used to post on a board that  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 07:37 AM   #503 
  - I've watched many good, long time, Duer's banished from..  Little Star   Dec-08-11 06:53 AM   #288 
  - I enjoy posting;  greiner3   Dec-08-11 07:38 AM   #291 
  - I'm not impressed with the new rules.  mattclearing   Dec-08-11 07:42 AM   #292 
  - I don't like the format and I don't like the vibe.  Hepburn   Dec-08-11 07:46 AM   #293 
  - I enjoy posting;  greiner3   Dec-08-11 07:49 AM   #294 
  - Hope this helps with your lost password problem..  Little Star   Dec-08-11 09:35 AM   #325 
  - It is merely having growing pains  treestar   Dec-08-11 08:12 AM   #298 
  - Let's wait and see how it shakes out. I'm hopeful that if it  gateley   Dec-08-11 09:16 AM   #311 
  - I voted on one jury. The complainer's complaint about the post was STOOPID.  valerief   Dec-08-11 09:26 AM   #318 
  - I shall wait and see how the new DU3 actually works  riverbendviewgal   Dec-08-11 09:27 AM   #319 
  - Wait and see is a wise approach...  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 10:01 AM   #337 
  - I`m old, on dial-up and have a hard time understanding all this.  democrank   Dec-08-11 11:45 AM   #362 
  - I agree what you said  riverbendviewgal   Dec-08-11 12:12 PM   #367 
  - Amen.  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 12:37 PM   #372 
  - Nice post and good points. It used to be that the internet  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 01:59 PM   #394 
  - +1  KoKo   Dec-08-11 02:07 PM   #396 
  - +1  Ignis   Dec-09-11 06:35 PM   #534 
  - I couldn't agree more.  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 02:29 PM   #401 
  - you said it so well, i could not agree more...  inna   Dec-08-11 09:37 PM   #455 
  - Well reasoned response....Thank You n/m  lostnote12   Dec-08-11 09:52 PM   #457 
  - Thanks  deutsey   Dec-09-11 05:40 AM   #486 
  - DU has never been a non-partisan forum; I'm amazed to see so many agree with you that it should be  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-09-11 11:16 AM   #514 
  - Freepers are not to be feared.  hulka38   Dec-09-11 08:02 PM   #542 
     - In what way are they 'easily dealt with' on an unrestricted forum?  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-09-11 08:54 PM   #545 
        - They might be annoying  hulka38   Dec-10-11 12:46 AM   #547 
  - Great post +1  hulka38   Dec-09-11 08:03 PM   #543 
  - Not too impressed with what I've seen so far  deutsey   Dec-08-11 11:47 AM   #363 
  - DU3 = New Coke. Call it NuDu.  Jakes Progress   Dec-08-11 12:29 PM   #370 
  - It certainly is looking more and more like a corporate product. nt  woo me with science   Dec-08-11 01:34 PM   #386 
  - Seems appropriate. Given the current DLC proclivities.  Jakes Progress   Dec-08-11 09:29 PM   #454 
     - Yup.  woo me with science   Dec-09-11 12:09 AM   #481 
  - NuDu?  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 02:30 PM   #402 
  - Censorship will drive me away  relayerbob   Dec-08-11 01:31 PM   #384 
  - I have to say that after a quick scan of some of the replies  Warren DeMontague   Dec-08-11 01:32 PM   #385 
  - The Eagle has landed.  Major Hogwash   Dec-08-11 01:53 PM   #391 
  - Best. Thread. Ever...nt  SidDithers   Dec-08-11 03:07 PM   #415 
  - Wow this collection of perennial whiners  sharp_stick   Dec-08-11 02:24 PM   #400 
  - Whiners? Opinions of members are now considered whining?  in_cog_ni_to   Dec-08-11 02:33 PM   #403 
  - look who is talking! n/t  quinnox   Dec-08-11 03:07 PM   #416 
  - I just said it was impressive  sharp_stick   Dec-08-11 03:16 PM   #419 
  - Whining about people whining is still whining.  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 04:04 PM   #429 
     - Hey I just said it was impressive  sharp_stick   Dec-08-11 04:06 PM   #430 
        - And it was impressive how  sabrina 1   Dec-08-11 04:08 PM   #432 
  - It's a Business not a Vocation!  Lenomsky   Dec-08-11 03:12 PM   #417 
  - I have been on DU for years and have over 28,000 posts.  JDPriestly   Dec-08-11 03:39 PM   #422 
  - great point about juries  quinnox   Dec-08-11 03:41 PM   #425 
  - Not to worry .... Ideas are bulletproof, juryproof, unrecproof,  Bryn   Dec-09-11 10:13 AM   #512 
  - What nobody talks about is the jury system as a huge process machine.  Safetykitten   Dec-09-11 06:05 AM   #487 
  - +1  woo me with science   Dec-09-11 12:25 PM   #518 
  - CONFORM!  No Elephants   Dec-09-11 06:20 AM   #488 
  - Which forum allows the most freedom?  Eddie Haskell   Dec-09-11 06:51 AM   #496 
  - I wouldn't know, it won't even let me log in. . .  B Calm   Dec-09-11 07:35 AM   #502 
  - What can't you log in?  City Lights   Dec-09-11 07:54 AM   #505 
     - I don't know why it wasn't let me log in. I just now was able to get logged  B Calm   Dec-09-11 08:05 AM   #507 
        - No problem...glad you're able to log in! eom  City Lights   Dec-09-11 08:10 AM   #508 
  - You could not be more wrong.  William769   Dec-09-11 08:03 AM   #506 
  - Excellent post. nt  Bobbie Jo   Dec-09-11 10:08 AM   #511 
  - +1 n/t  tammywammy   Dec-09-11 12:26 PM   #519 
  - I concur.  PeaceNikki   Dec-09-11 02:57 PM   #526 
  - well said  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-09-11 08:58 PM   #546 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-11 02:24 PM   #523 
  - I'm really excited about getting to see who actually recs the  ecstatic   Dec-09-11 06:07 PM   #532 
  - Good news guys! Skinner just appointed me supervisor of The Malicious Intruder Removal Team  NNN0LHI   Dec-09-11 07:01 PM   #535 
  - "The Troll Patrol"  ellisonz   Dec-09-11 07:12 PM   #536 
  - See, I'd be OK with that...nt  SidDithers   Dec-09-11 08:10 PM   #544 
  - I love controversial comments. They make life interesting.  Quantess   Dec-09-11 07:38 PM   #538 
  - The power to control discussion in the community is in the hands of a few, a clique really,  hulka38   Dec-09-11 07:51 PM   #540 
 

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