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underthedome Donating Member (267 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:19 AM
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Sad, Today DU looks a lot like FreeRepublic
The response to the terror attacks in London by some here today is very disappointing. The extremes I see here on DU are of the same magnitude I see on FreeRepublic.
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Goldmund Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:20 AM
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1. Okay
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IrateCitizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:20 AM
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2. Again? Wake me up when the handwringing and moralizing are over.
:boring:
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nothingshocksmeanymore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:21 AM
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3. Link please?
I've not seen a single post similar to freerepublik where they are no doubt all posting that we should "kill all the ragheads."
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:21 AM
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Moochy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:21 AM
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5. give me a break
Diversity of opinion is bad. Reaction should be uniform. Everyone, think like me.
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dbeach Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:24 AM
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17. lol..Is there a correct response?
the elites know the correct response

EXPLOIT this tragedy for profit and power

they are trained well in response cuz they have no compassion for suffering..
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underthedome Donating Member (267 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:25 AM
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24. Read the reactions to this posts and then read your post again. nm
nm
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nothingshocksmeanymore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:27 AM
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30. The reactions to your post are because you posted a one liner
with a very broad brush and have not provided a scintilla of proof to back up your assertion
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:28 AM
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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:21 AM
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6. spend lots of time at FreeRepublic?
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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:22 AM
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7. How many threads are needed on this subject?
:eyes:
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Bouncy Ball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:22 AM
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8. ...
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King Coal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:23 AM
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14. I love that pic Bouncey. LOL!
I'm still laughing.
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:24 AM
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19. ROTFLMAO!!
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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rooboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:32 AM
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40. LOL.... n/t
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andyhappy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:22 AM
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9. lame post
there are like 60,000 people on this board...

blanket statements make you sound like a moron



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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:22 AM
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CWebster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:23 AM
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11. flamebait. nt
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:23 AM
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12. Yeah, OK.
We'll all STFU and you can have DU all to yourself, K? :eyes:
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whatever4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:23 AM
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13. Yeah
and the funny thing is, no matter which side you're on, that's somewhat insulting. Just guessing though, haven't been to FreeRepublic, so I'm not sure what about it is of poor magnitude.
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alpizzy Donating Member (737 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:23 AM
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15. He we go....
:popcorn:
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Generator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:23 AM
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16. Oh really?
Our answer to terrorism is to kill every terrorist on earth and pretend that we aren't making more of them every minute? Is it to invade countries that didn't have anything to do with our terrorist attacks and call them the guilty ones? Is it to shout KILL KILL KILL at all of THEM and believe you are safer?

REALLY?
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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:24 AM
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Demonaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:24 AM
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20. Damn the these evil DUers!...oh wait, is this FreeRepublic?
I've not seen the "extremes" you're talking about
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Moochy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:25 AM
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22. All praise the admins!
Thats because the admins are so good at taking out the trash!
:)
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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:25 AM
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21. I haven't studied the freep sites
but I know enough about this board to assert that broad swipes at Du'ers are often unfair and inaccurate. Best to pick the posts you disagree with and respond directly to specifics.

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high density Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:25 AM
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23. Some of us aren't complete pacifists
Sorry if you're disappointed.
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Bridget Burke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:25 AM
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25. So--how much time do you spend on FreeRepublic?
Just doing research, of course....

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Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:26 AM
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underthedome Donating Member (267 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:31 AM
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39. The vile and hate over there limits my time
And I don't see the vile and hate over here. What I do see and what what bothers mean is the extremeness. Everything thing bad that happens is brought on by Bush no matter the facts or lack of facts and those who say otherwise are portrayed as part of team Bush.
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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:26 AM
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26. What is your problem?
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tenshi816 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:26 AM
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28. DU at its worst is better than FR at its best, by a long shot.
What extremes, exactly, are you talking about? That some people, like me, are pointing out that America has a shit-for-brains president?
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Lexingtonian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:26 AM
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29. not quite

FR goes psychotic. DU goes hysterical. It's sadly stereotypical loss-of-control behavior for Right and liberal people, respectively.



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KG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:27 AM
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31. whatever.....
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 11:28 AM by KG
yawn.... :boring:
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Individualist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:29 AM
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33. Sanctimonious horse hockey!
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ProfessorGAC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:30 AM
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35. Colonel Potter! Is That You?
I loved that expression from MASH.
The Professor
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ProfessorGAC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:29 AM
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34. Another One Of These?
Sheesh! You know what this looks like to me? The morality police of the lunatic right!
The Professor
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Hubert Flottz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:33 AM
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43. Send two dollars to Jerry Firewall and say Heil Bush 40 times!
REPENT GAWD DANG IT!
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GeekMonkey Donating Member (418 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:30 AM
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36. waaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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TeeYiYi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:31 AM
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37. DU policy does not allow . . .
. . . for name calling, specifically 'freeper' name calling.

TYY
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devilgrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:31 AM
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38. Yeah and you're so way more morally superior.
:sarcasm:
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Zensea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:32 AM
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41. If you mean
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 11:35 AM by Zensea
lots of conspiracy theories and wingnut illuminati ideas about everything being connected, an enemy under every rock -- then I agree about some parts of DU today.

The similarity is that both sites are full of passionate political junkies and sometimes it's a little hard to see much difference, mirror images of each other.



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sshan2525 Donating Member (311 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:32 AM
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42. Can't say I've seen it either
I suspect that many people here will share the opinion that "Well, I knew that it was going to happen eventually...." Obviously it is the predictable result of the ham-fisted policies of the chimp and the poodle. The one feeling I'd bet is universal among DU'ers is sadness.
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Moderator DU Moderator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 11:33 AM
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44. Locking
Inflammatory.
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