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Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:25 PM

 

Cheers, best wishes, and farewell.

Fare you well, fare you well
I love you more than words can tell
Listen to the river sing sweet songs
To rock my soul


-- Robert Hunter

These boots are made for walking, and that's just what they'll do ... Are you ready boots? Start walkin'!

-- Nancy Sinatra

It's been a fun 14 years, but I do believe my cork has popped.

Good luck, be well, much love.

Goodbye.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:27 PM

1. Huh? Why? eom

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:28 PM

2. Good luck, wherever you go.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:28 PM

3. Laters...... Take care of yourself. nt

Last edited Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:55 PM - Edit history (1)

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:29 PM

4. Sorry to hear that.

Be happy whatever you do.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:30 PM

5. Enjoyed your posts. Good luck!

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:31 PM

6. Noooooooo.

 

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Response to LiberalEsto (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:47 PM

255. Now I, have one less reason to stay myself. nt

 

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Response to Snotcicles (Reply #255)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:48 PM

350. Me too.

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Response to Enthusiast (Reply #350)

Sat Aug 1, 2015, 09:46 AM

366. Me too.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:33 PM

7. I hope this is a temporary break from the fiasco du has become.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:33 PM

8. what happened? There has to be a reason...

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #8)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:15 PM

33. Someone revived "24 business hours" yesterday...

Not sure why, but the thread is on the 2nd page in GD, if you wanted to see it.


Sid

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #33)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:33 PM

45. Sid, I looked, but can't find it. Would you mind posting the link?

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Response to 11 Bravo (Reply #45)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:38 PM

47. I'll PM you the link...

I had a post hidden on the weekend for linking to a post.

Crazy shit.

Sid

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #47)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:57 PM

57. Thanks, got it. Strange days, indeed.

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #47)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:03 PM

59. How unfair!

I assume.

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #47)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:59 PM

270. Would you mind

 

PMing me?

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #270)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:02 AM

272. I wouldn't mind at all...

but the link was posted by another poster, in post #48 of this thread.

Almost right below this reply.



Sid

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #272)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:18 AM

275. Yeah, I saw that. Thanks.

 

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Response to PunkinPi (Reply #48)

Tue Aug 11, 2015, 03:01 PM

368. Good object lesson in fact-checking and our eagerness to believe. n/t

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #33)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:10 PM

60. Fitzmas? Or however it was spelled at the time. nt.

 

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #60)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:11 PM

62. Yup...

Link to the thread is in post #48.



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Response to SidDithers (Reply #62)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:16 PM

68. All the mileage they got out of trojan horses and used car salesman...

 

should have been enough to overcome any concerns over fitzmas. I would think there has to be more to it.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:36 PM

9. Give my regards to Mattcom and DS1.

 

Nothing is forever...not even DU or the apoearance of impartiality.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:37 PM

10. 14 years of pure unadulterated joy ...

 

Not really, but 14 years of fight ...

Come on back when you get the gumption ...

Love you Will ... You effin ROCK!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:38 PM

11. Good luck, sir.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:41 PM

12. much love?

Last edited Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:36 PM - Edit history (1)

Nancy isn't singing a love song there.

edit: yeah, sorry, hadn't seen the other thread. Ah well, people have friends and people have enemies here. One always takes a certain amount of crap from one's enemies. You do have an enviable amount of friends here.

I am not really impressed with your detractors.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:42 PM

13. Is 3 times a charm?

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:42 PM

14. Bye bye.

 

Never been a fan.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:45 PM

15. I'll miss you but I understand!

Just keep fighting the good fight and speaking truth to power, or idiocy!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:45 PM

16. Again?

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:46 PM

17. Well that just sucks

 

but glad you're taking care of yourself & your head-space.

I'll totally miss your posts. Come back please when it works for you

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:47 PM

18. Farewell then n/t

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:48 PM

19. Noooooo!

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:50 PM

20. Don't leave.

 

If you are thinking of leaving because of other posters, don't let them get to you. It's not worth it.

Please reconsider.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:57 PM

21. Huh?

 

Don't.

Good things coming.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 12:58 PM

22. I can't decide if I should recommend this thread or not.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:01 PM

23. Hope you will just take a break. Would hate to have DU lose you. nt

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:03 PM

24. As exemplars to the world HRC supporters need to keep it classy

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #24)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:52 PM

55. One of Dylan's best. Love it. thanks!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forever_Young_(Bob_Dylan_song)

My absolute favorite cover of this song is Joan Baez's performing it. (for that matter, Joan singing ANYTHING)
She hits the highs effortlessly and so pure.
I'll have this song in my head all day now...and that's a GOOD thing.






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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #24)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:10 PM

61. LOL!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:04 PM

25. Well, don't let the door

close behind you on the way out.

There's a lot of other old time DUers who won't be far behind.

Best of luck to you and your little family, and thanks for all the superb writing over the years, you'll be missed by many.

May your journey be filled with love, and light, and beauty.

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Response to Zorra (Reply #25)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:12 PM

31. Why would people leave? What did I miss? Nt

 

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Response to Logical (Reply #31)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:27 PM

40. I'm wondering that myself.

 

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Response to Logical (Reply #31)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:36 PM

78. I can't speak for anyone else. There's just way too many posters here now

who applaud and work for the very things I came here to unite with real progressive Democrats to fight against. There was a time when almost everyone here was united against the beliefs and actions of corporatism, neo-conservatism and the neo-cons. We had thoughtful, meaningful discussions about topics of critical importance. Brilliant progressive minds devised long, thoughtful, meaningful posts on critical issues.

It was a time when we were united in purpose, and the acronym "tl;dnr" did not exist.

It's not like that anymore. We can barely get out two posts without some jabbering corporatist strawman post disrupting conversation.

DU has been becoming increasingly more conservative and anti-progressive over the past 6 years, and this house divided is fast becoming a waste of time for many.

That said, there are a number of lovely, intelligent progressive posters, like yourself, Logical, who have come here over the last six years, and I believe that you would have loved DU back in the beginning of this century, because, back then, it was truly representative of the progressive values that you obviously believe in.

This is only part of how I personally feel, but I'm quite sure you get it.

And you know, I'm really not in the market for a good hard fracking, or another used car, at this time.

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Response to Zorra (Reply #78)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:42 PM

86. You make some very good points in your post.

 

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Response to Zorra (Reply #78)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:44 PM

165. What she said....n/t

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Response to Zorra (Reply #78)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:20 PM

184. You can speak for me, Zorra. I'm having the same thoughts. Progressive values seem

to be on the wane here, and this is where I thought they would always reign. Oh, well. Nothing is safe from the roving RWers, I guess.

I've been reading a lot less the last few months and I anticipate reading only sporadically as this beknighted presidential 'contest' ramps up. I just don't have the energy.

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Response to Zorra (Reply #78)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:26 PM

192. Very excellent assessment.

And the reason that so many take extended breaks, or never come back.

These days it can be easier on other sites - on FB, for instance, a person can control their "friends" and thereby avoid the trolls and the Corporatist shills.

Why put up with endless swill, belittling etc when other sites offer such options?

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Response to Zorra (Reply #78)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:18 PM

237. Amen.. since 2001, things here have changed a LOT

not all for the better, and I miss the congenial spirit of old

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Response to SoCalDem (Reply #237)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:41 PM

243. I miss that spirit also, and speaking of which,

thank you so much for bringing her back from the dark side...

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Response to Zorra (Reply #78)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:46 PM

266. even just the last few years, it's changed drastically

Nary a word can be uttered without something negative coming. Even a post about solidarity by an old time duer was net with harsh words

I look back through the archives on occasion for reference and notice all the names that are no longer posting. All the people kicked for perceived insults that mean nothing in the scheme of things, or people kicked because others are intolerant, people that have just left because there's hardly a civil conversation to be had.

But, like you said, there are wonderful, intelligent, thoughtful people who inform almost every single day. People who encourage us to dig deeper, who don't play games and are altruistic in there hopes and purpose.

I hope we don't lose any more.

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Response to marym625 (Reply #266)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:55 AM

288. Cult of personality has taken hold

 

If you dare say anything negative about BS or HRC, the hypersensitive supporters will be all over you like stink on shit.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #288)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:09 AM

294. yep.

It's actually kind of weird.

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Response to Zorra (Reply #78)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 09:51 PM

356. But why pick up your toys and go home? Why not stay and fight? Isn't it worth

fighting for?

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Response to Logical (Reply #31)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:37 PM

79. a thread about "24 business hours"

with a whole excrement load of mean-spirited sniggering from a confederacy of ...

My take anyway.

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #79)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:43 PM

89. Where is that thread?

Is there a link handy?

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Response to Capt. Obvious (Reply #89)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:56 PM

98. it's kind of at the top of GD now

which is a moving target of course, but it should be easily visible on the front page.

Not exactly salutary reading material anyway, but I suppose people want to see for themselves.

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #79)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:09 AM

293. Well he only reported what he thought he knew. Are DUers still holding that against him?

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Response to Zorra (Reply #25)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:13 PM

234. plus a million...

every single thing you've said in this thread!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:06 PM

26. Well, I guess I should go also?

I probably wore my welcome out a long time ago?

Goodbye Will. Goodbye all.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:10 PM

28. Take care, kentuck.

It's been a genuine pleasure getting to know you through your thoughtful, heartfelt posts.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:20 PM

36. OMG, you too? What happened while I was busy posting in the Bernie Group?

I wish you wouldn't leave, either of you.

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Response to merrily (Reply #36)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:55 PM

95. Agreed - don't understand this at all for either of you.

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Response to jwirr (Reply #95)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:57 PM

100. I have since caught on. It was a thread resurrecting DU shit from 12 fucking years ago.

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Response to merrily (Reply #100)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:11 PM

104. Oh, my God. That is terrible. This is a great lose for DU as a whole. Is this purely political -

trying to get rid of him?

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Response to jwirr (Reply #104)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:12 PM

106. Political, sadistic, jealous, creepy. Take your pick.

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Response to merrily (Reply #106)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:25 PM

214. All of the above!

If I had to pick just one though, I'd go with jealous.

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Response to polly7 (Reply #214)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:19 AM

301. Bingo nt

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Response to merrily (Reply #100)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:44 PM

166. Can you or will you elaborate for those of us in the dark who respect both these fleeing posters? n

 

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Response to merrily (Reply #100)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:13 PM

178. That thread is useful for one thing-

making a list of DU's most major-league #%^}*¥!s.
seriously.

people like that really make DU suck. Shame on them.

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Response to kath (Reply #178)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:28 PM

217. I don't announce, but I have used ignore more in the last few hours than I have

in 11 years of posting. Well, that is true, but skewed. I never put anyone on any board but DU. And the first was probably a year ago. I think I did six today--and counting.

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Response to merrily (Reply #100)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:23 PM

212. Pretty pathetic, eh? nt.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:44 PM

50. Heavens... don't you dare leave us... You are the one truly sane person I know in CO Springs!

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:40 PM

162. No, you should stay.

 

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:15 PM

180. The first to respond to a post of mine in DU

I will miss you if you go.

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Response to Generic Other (Reply #180)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:21 PM

186. Will Pitt, you will be missed here

Your real friends don't care about the blather. You and a few other souls got me through the Bush years. We are comrades-in-arms in the St. Crispin's Day sense. Fuck the trolls who have never done a thing but make DU suck. You have not been one of them. You have been 100% honest and shown us your heart as well as baring your soul more times than I can count.

The oldtimers are drifting away from DU for a reason. They haven't changed. DU has.

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Response to Generic Other (Reply #186)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:40 PM

242. I'm with Generic Other

The bad guys think they have won but they and All of DU has lost.

Happy trails Will. You will be missed.

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Response to Generic Other (Reply #186)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:06 AM

300. well said

sad stuff

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:27 PM

224. You cannot leave

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:42 PM

244. I'll miss both of you.

Can't blame you.

Cheers.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:01 AM

271. This sucks

I don't blame you but I hope you reconsider.

However, I will say, goodbye and thank you. I hope to see you back

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:40 AM

283. Please don't

Your input is necessary, kentuck.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:54 AM

305. No

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 07:15 AM

329. Oh, no.

Please be kidding.

Tyranny triumphs when good DU'er bag. Kentuck, there is nobody like you. You've brought sense and judgment to some rough moments.

I must have the unpleasant people on ignore because I don't see much of the bs, or if I do see it, I usually ignore it.

WIshing you peace, hoping to see you again, very much. Aloha Kentuck.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 10:59 AM

342. You absolutely should NOT go.

Your welcome is not worn out. Your posts are a great asset to DU.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #26)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:56 PM

351. Please stick around. Your posts are greatly appreciated.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:09 PM

27. Really? WTH caused this? Nt

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:10 PM

29. Too much fun...

 



--imm

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:10 PM

30. Us cretins will miss you...



Sid

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #30)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:32 PM

74. Yeah, he's leaving and you're staying.

 

Life is truly unfair.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #74)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:56 PM

97. Awww...

You have a sadz?

I'm sure Pitt will be back - you don't put 14 years into a site and then just walk away.

Listen, mister, lots of DUers take breaks - voluntary or otherwise - and come back.

Sid

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #97)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:38 PM

117. When did you ever take a break? nt

 

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #117)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:41 PM

118. Me?...

I said lots of, not all.

I've been here since 2002. That was a good year for sign-ups.

Sid

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #74)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:16 PM

348. And you're gone, again...

Funny how life works, eh?

Sid

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Response to SidDithers (Reply #30)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:53 PM

259. I hear cretins don't miss much...

How could they?

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:12 PM

32. Hope this is temporary...

...in any case, have a nice break!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:18 PM

35. Fuck your cork. Come back. Or at least pm me and tell me where I can find you.

If you do neither, take this Boston dweller's best wishes with you.

I thought sure your subject line was a fake out and the OP would end differently. Shows what I know.

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Response to merrily (Reply #35)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:03 PM

101. is he not on truthout?

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #101)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:05 PM

102. Thanks. I got it. Judging by this thread, he'll have more company there soon.

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Response to merrily (Reply #102)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:37 PM

226. I've been there frequently of late--

 

but now much more.

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #101)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:12 AM

296. He is on Truth Out. I found him there through another website

and was so glad to see he was on DU

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Response to merrily (Reply #35)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:21 PM

147. Cork-fucking is a time honored sport, especially in the

Mediterranean

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:21 PM

37. You'll be missed, old friend. But I fully understand ...

why one might decide to bag it.
My initial hope, upon reading this, was that you might change your mind; but after thinking about it I realized how many snarky bullshit artists whose last essay received a C+ in sophomore English Lit would show up with GBCW comments.
Be well, Will. Enjoy your wife and that gorgeous little girl.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:22 PM

38. Seeya...

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:25 PM

39. Good luck!

Please know you are TOPS, Will!

PS: Pissants tower over your critics.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:28 PM

41. Well, let's spin a few tunes



no man alive will come to you with another tale to tell
but you know that we shall meet again if your memory serves you well



if the sky above you should turn dark and full of clouds
and that old north wind should begin to blow
keep your head together



please don't tell what train i'm on
they won't know what route i've gone







watch the rocks: they're falling daily


stiffen up! you ornery duffer!
and dump the bosses off your back








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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:28 PM

42. How can I keep feeding you all my GREAT article ideas that you never use

 

if you stop posting here? (kidding)

You are a passionate voice of reason . . . it won't be the same without you.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:31 PM

43. Sorry to see you go

Always enjoyed your posts.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:31 PM

44. Safe travels, Will. And to kentuck also.

Wishing you the best for you and your family.

Good luck to both you and kentuck.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:38 PM

46. why, Will?

I surely think you have every right to leave if you want, but how about letting those of us who have been with you the past 14 years know what's on your mind?

I wish you well, regardless.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #46)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:43 PM

49. +1

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:45 PM

51. are you letting assholes on DU run you off?

SAY IT AIN'T SO

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Response to Skittles (Reply #51)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:39 PM

81. A best-selling author, run off by people who make a career of posting nasty one-liners.

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Response to Skittles (Reply #51)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:15 PM

108. He sorta running off himself....

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Response to Historic NY (Reply #108)

Wed Jul 29, 2015, 07:39 AM

362. Much as people run themselves off after a grenade has been lobbed at them.

The disingenous here about this could not be more dense, yet more transparent.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:45 PM

52. Oh great.

The milquetoasterates drive off another one.

If being a Democrat now means capitulating to more-evil-by-the-year shitbags, closing the debate whenever possible, caring about "brands", watering down principles and throwing the idea of economic fairness out the window, why exactly are we HERE?

I only wish I could be as active, passionate and critically & effectively expository as WRP. His is a gift that only a charlatan stain would mock.

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Response to HughBeaumont (Reply #52)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:59 PM

58. I couldn't have said it any better.

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Response to HughBeaumont (Reply #52)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:08 AM

274. +100

Notice that the more Democrats stand for real, Democratic, liberal, progressive ideas and policy, the gap widens and the shit gets deeper?

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Response to Post removed (Reply #53)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:13 PM

65. Seems he's leaving because of being a Perpetual Whipping Boy, but not at the Cave.

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Response to merrily (Reply #65)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:23 PM

71. You Better Believe It...

as those types like to say.

I wonder when POSUCS will get thrown around in this thread.

I also think he is leaving because DU has moved to the right, remarkably so in some cases/issues.

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #71)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:30 PM

73. The vast majority of DU's population has not moved to the right.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10026592890

However, one sector of DU is more vocal, organized and unified than another.

He seems to be leaving because of a singularly ugly thread.



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Response to merrily (Reply #73)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 04:46 AM

312. Yep. That's what hundreds of millions of super-PAC dollars buys.

A simulacrum of a majority.

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Response to merrily (Reply #65)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:41 PM

199. LOL... He calls PBO a POSUCS and HE'S the poor victim. nt

 

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Response to Adrahil (Reply #199)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:46 PM

200. Exactly...

Can you believe this shit?

Sid

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Response to merrily (Reply #65)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:45 AM

303. I thought I would put this here...

Mail Message
On Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:13 PM an alert was sent on the following post:
Pitt got a paid gig at The Cave...
http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=7015278
REASON FOR ALERT
This post is disruptive, hurtful, rude, insensitive, over-the-top, or otherwise inappropriate.
ALERTER'S COMMENTS
No comments added by alerter
JURY RESULTS
You served on a randomly-selected Jury of DU members which reviewed this post. The review was completed at Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:24 PM, and the Jury voted 4-3 to HIDE IT.
Juror #1 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: Just WOW. Really nasty all the way. Bringing in another DUer who had nothing to do with this thread. This poster needs a pizza.
Juror #2 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: I don't understand the post, but it seems OK to me. Leave it.
Juror #3 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: I never vote to hide unless the alerter leaves comments.
Juror #4 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: No explanation given
Juror #5 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: No explanation given
Juror #6 voted to LEAVE IT ALONE
Explanation: alert on me! I laughed
Juror #7 voted to HIDE IT
Explanation: Obvious personal attack is obvious
Thank you very much for participating in our Jury system, and we hope you will be able to participate again in the future.

i was juror #1

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Response to malokvale77 (Reply #303)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 03:02 AM

307. FWIW, I thought Atman was complimenting Will.

The Conservative Cave is a, well, conservative website. Liberals may well wear CC attacks as a badge of honor, whether they get paid to be insulted at that site or not.



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Response to merrily (Reply #307)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 03:32 AM

308. Really...

you thought he was complimenting Will? I suppose he was being a friend to nadin too.

It is your privilege to side with whoever suits your fancy.

I personally will take you less seriously from now on.

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Response to malokvale77 (Reply #308)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 03:35 AM

309. My posts on this thread made clear who I side with.

It's only a question of interpreting a particular post very differently than you did.

But, as you wish.

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Response to merrily (Reply #65)

Wed Jul 29, 2015, 08:56 AM

363. Really

at some point, why bother. There are other fish to fry. The "24 hour" thread was egregious nonsense.

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Response to Post removed (Reply #53)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:17 AM

297. You have proof of that? And if you have, prove it!

I disagreed with Mr. Pitt when he called the President a 'used car salesman'. But you are not qualified to say that Mr. Pitt is being paid by the Cave or whatever. You should retract your statement.

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Response to akbacchus_BC (Reply #297)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 07:50 AM

332. Whipping boy - A scapegoat. One who is singled out for blame or punishment.

origin:
A whipping boy was a young boy who was assigned to a young prince and was punished when the prince misbehaved or fell behind in his schooling.

Do a few minutes lookup of Atman's posts. This one was obvious sarcasm. It was a bad hide.

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Response to akbacchus_BC (Reply #297)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 10:28 AM

340. Proof?

 

Will Pitt never needed proof. Between Rove and Turbo Tax, he never offered an OUNCE of proof, why should we hold this poster to a higher standard?

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:48 PM

54. We will all miss one of our best posters. Hope you come back.

Your wisdom and learned posts are so welcome.
Take a breather...we'll all wait for your return.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 01:57 PM

56. Well, my dear Will...

IF you are really leaving, all I can say is:

Thank gawd for Facebook!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #56)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 09:59 PM

250. Some parts of DU seem unrecognizable

Like a lynch mob. Let the howling grave dancing mob rule DU as they seem to feel compelled to do anytime human compassion is called for on this website. Notice not a one of them alerted on for their meanspirited behavior. So let the light shine on their shame.

I too am grateful I can go to Facebook and find old friends!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:11 PM

63. What the fuck is wrong with people.

This thread shows DU at it's ugliest. A long time poster says he is leaving and people have to come out to piss and grave dance.

(No, I'm not a proflic poster and you may not recognize my name, but I'm here a lot. I racked up my post count in the days of the Election Reform group.)


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Response to MelissaB (Reply #63)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:18 PM

69. Oh, no. There were a couple of uglier ones. One from years ago and one recently, resurrecting it.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10027013022

And 6 jurors voted to leave. Unfuckingbelievable.

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Response to merrily (Reply #69)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:30 PM

72. Yeah, I went to the links and saw what was happening. Again, WTF is wrong with people?

And, how many posters here are paid to stir the pot?

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #72)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:34 PM

76. People? You mean the DUer's who are allegedly keeping it classy?

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Response to merrily (Reply #76)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:40 PM

84. Very classy!

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #84)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:41 PM

85. Not only that. Exemplary! Globally!

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Response to merrily (Reply #76)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:42 PM

88. ..



Thank you.

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Response to merrily (Reply #76)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:13 PM

107. I really don't have an opinion on this,

except that like all GBCW posts it's a bit dramatic.

Why would he let others run him off? I really don't understand that.

Reading and questioning on some other threads makes me realize his feelings are obviously hurt, but good lord, this site can get a bit rough at times.

Hell, he called fellow DUers "cretins," right?

I just don't get people running off with their tails between their legs.

Stay, fight, post, hang in there...whatever.

I think most posters here think they're more important than others think they are.

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Response to cwydro (Reply #107)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:16 PM

109. Seems you do have an opinion. Several.

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Response to merrily (Reply #109)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:19 PM

110. Lol.

Touché.

My number one opinion is I hate GBCW posts. Just go take a break and come back later.

Sigh.

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #72)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:01 PM

129. "how many posters here are paid to stir the pot?"

 

Is this something that people here actually believe?

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Response to oberliner (Reply #129)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:54 PM

171. Yup.

It's easier to dismiss people than argue with them.

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Response to Act_of_Reparation (Reply #171)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:04 PM

176. No. I actually think most of the snide remarks are from genuine assholes

that don't have to be paid for it, but I do wonder if some are paid.

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #176)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:48 PM

267. Because no one would have any motivation to be snide...

...save for the promise of money and the pleasure of being an asshole.

Gotcha.

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #176)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:43 AM

284. I wholeheartedly believe

That there are some bots and some paid shills. It's an easy gig to get.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #129)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:25 PM

215. I'll believe it if you pay me

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #215)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:06 PM

232. Like I said, I believe most assholes post here without charging a dime.

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #232)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:28 AM

320. Not many replies are perfect, but that was one of very few.

Pay per post can be very low so many one line posts are a tell, though, obviously, not an infallible one.

I googled once, after someone who worked for the DNC told me the DNC pays posters, as each politician pays at least two or three.

Posting is part of the job in some government jobs. That's been in reliable media sources, some posted at DU. (Though you would never guess that from some of the incredulous posts we see. "What? [strike]gambling in Rick's Casino?[/strike] Paid posters on the largest Democratic board in the USA> Surely, you don't believe anything like that! LMAO.)

However, other kinds of economic incentives exist. A government job that doesn't require posting as part of the job, but does depend on a certain Democrat or Democrats being in office, for example. Ditto a job in the private sector that involves something similar.

And sure, there have problem been assholes mouthing off (and playing innocent) since before money was invented.

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Response to merrily (Reply #69)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:25 PM

112. There are assholes on DU who keep dossiers on people they dislike and constantly drudge up old

shit. Pitt and Truthout are reporters and should be able to deal with it. Especially after the way he treated any and everyone who was suspicious at the time.

But to the stalker McStalkers who do it to others:

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Response to PeaceNikki (Reply #112)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:39 PM

161. this site most definately has stalkers

 

very creepy

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #63)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:30 PM

154. You know, if a message board makes you so upset you leave then you need to just leave....

 

no announcement needed. Jesus, it is a internet message board.

Some people love drama.

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Response to MelissaB (Reply #63)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:06 AM

292. because most people don't think he is actually leaving for good

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:11 PM

64. Don't go

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:15 PM

66. Prediction...

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Response to Freddie Stubbs (Reply #66)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:43 PM

90. Why did I click, when I was sure what your prediction would be?

I can only hope you are right and others leave instead of Will.

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Response to merrily (Reply #90)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:34 AM

280. Somtimes, you just have to go outside and smoke.

 

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nite.

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Response to sgtbenobo (Reply #280)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:54 AM

298. Thanks. Bookmarked. Would love an explanation.

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Response to merrily (Reply #298)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:29 AM

302. One can only hope we get the joke...

 

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Response to Freddie Stubbs (Reply #66)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:36 PM

158. Let me check my magic 8-ball

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:16 PM

67. When I agreed with you, I REALLY agreed. When I disagreed, I REALLY disagreed. Best of luck.

 

No hard feelings.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #67)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:07 PM

133. Like he is leaving, he won't because parting is such sweet sorrow.

 

I've seen Pitt comeback more times then Lazarus of Bethany. He is going off to do something imo. I give him 3 weeks tops.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:18 PM

70. damn i read pretty much every thing i ran across from you

in deference to those brighter than i

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:33 PM

75. Can't rec this, but if there is anything I can do for you, don't hesitate to ask.

 

Fair Winds and Following Seas My Friend.

You haven't worn out your welcome with me.

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #75)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:44 PM

164. Weirdo.

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Response to A HERETIC I AM (Reply #164)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:23 PM

211. XOXO I love you!

 

You should talk.

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Response to cherokeeprogressive (Reply #211)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:43 PM

221. ....

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:34 PM

77. STOP

In the name of love...before you break my heart. Think it oooover.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:38 PM

80. Again? How many times does this make.

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Response to patricia92243 (Reply #80)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:33 PM

114. That's what I was wondering.

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Response to patricia92243 (Reply #80)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:07 PM

204. LOL.

I'm not worried -- he'll be back.

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Response to patricia92243 (Reply #80)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:17 PM

235. Ouch that is gonna leave a mark ….

not sure how many times it has been
I know once he was banned for threatening
to beat up a fellow DUer ….

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:39 PM

82. Oooooooh, the Drama!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:39 PM

83. Can't really rec this, but understand if you need a break. . .

Hell, we all need a break.

Fair Winds and Godspeed. Maybe we'll bump into each other again sometime in the future.

Enjoy your family.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:42 PM

87. Well, crap...

You'll be missed, and I hope you'll be back. 😔

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:45 PM

91. Best wishes. Always respected you and your posts.

 

(But really...Nancy Sinatra? Oh dear)

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:47 PM

92. HELLO Folks

Last edited Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:18 PM - Edit history (2)

?itok=u4UH15IC


Chris here,
and I know a little bit about that old cork, but you know as I have said time and time again ,just because the chips are down,that doesn't mean it's time to fold up and close up the casino. One card trumps another as the game goes on. !





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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:48 PM

93. Oh Will, what sad news

Although I do understand. I think the Democratic party is in as much trouble as the Republicans.

I'll look for you on Facebook and send a friend request, and will continue to follow your work on TruthOut. Best wishes and much success to you and your lovely family.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:52 PM

94. never let the haters win

I'll leave the latch string out.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:55 PM

96. Take a few walks in the woods and recharge your batteries.

Good luck to you, WilliamPitt, with whatever you do.

I will miss your posts.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:57 PM

99. I can't believe I wasted the time to sorta figure all this out

 

but, dang, there are some nasty little fuckers out there.

yucky.

I've read your stuff before, just remember, haters gonna hate.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:06 PM

103. You have made a lot of postive changes.....keep moving forward.



Tikki

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:11 PM

105. bye

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:21 PM

111. Again? Wonder how long this tantrum will last.

n/t

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:29 PM

113. Good. nt

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:35 PM

115. So long, farewell, avidazen, goodbye.

 

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Response to Rex (Reply #115)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:43 PM

119. Damn you. I was going to post that and hence singing/humming the song for the next 24 hours.

 

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Response to Purveyor (Reply #119)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:48 PM

122. TYTY! Won by mere seconds I did!

 

Now what did I win!?

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Response to Rex (Reply #115)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:01 PM

128. ah, that's what I get for not reading the replies before posting



But possibly the worst spelling of "auf Wiedersehen" in the known universe.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #128)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:05 PM

131. Seriously is that what it is supposed to mean? I had no idea really.

 

Wow. You would think Disney would want more accuracy when in Alsace. Someone got the number to the Mickey Mouse hotline? I feel a rant coming on by jberryhill.

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Response to Rex (Reply #131)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:13 PM

140. Accuracy?

You want accuracy in a movie about a "navy captain" from a landlocked country?

Alsace?

Good golly, do you know what the movie is about?

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #140)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:19 PM

183. Austria had a navy

At that time.

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Response to mcar (Reply #183)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:20 PM

185. They had a couple of motorboats on the Danube

...and that, apparently, gets you a fully-staffed estate.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austro-Hungarian_Navy

After World War I Austria and Hungary were deprived of their coasts and their navy was confiscated.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #185)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:23 PM

189. Interesting. Thanks for that

I always loved the story. Toured the Family lodge in Stowe, VT a few years ago and learned more of the real story.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #140)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:28 PM

194. Maybe when I was 8 and saw it.

 

No seriously, I don't remember it at all. This isn't the one with the flying car?

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Response to Rex (Reply #194)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:31 PM

196. Yes, and they are all horribly killed


Which is why the original horror movie on which it is based was called "Die Trapp Family!"

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #196)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:38 PM

197. Okay as long as there are no flying nuns, but seriously

 

I knew there was some horrible scene at the end where the kids are screaming as the car goes down in flames and explodes in a huge fireball of blood and organs.

You sure it wasn't called Die Auto von Tod. Tod? Seriously?

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Response to Rex (Reply #197)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:40 PM

198. It's about a Satanic Nun whose ghost inhabits a flying car which kills a family of Nazis

Stephen King totally ripped it off in Christine.

Based on a true story, though.

&feature=youtu.be&t=32

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #198)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:50 PM

201. Hmmm...sounds like a valid and quite sound lawsuit if I ever heard of one.

 

When do you start and what are the Disney ghost characters paying you? I hear Ghost Goofy only deals in magic beans, so watch his ass.

OTOH, King might just go to court and win with a ten thousand page parsing of how Auto von Tod is in seven million ways different than Maximum Overkill - though I don't know how far he will get since Auto von Tod came out first.

Then again you do have a harder time since the main victim is clearly stuck in pratfall limbo.



Early scene from Automan von Tod. Which in a serparate lawsuit won against Automan the show.

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Response to Rex (Reply #201)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:03 PM

203. That's Penis Van Lesbian


He changed his name to pursue an acting career.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #203)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:20 PM

209. Of course he did, I think they named the Oscar trophy after him.

 

You know, leaving off most of his name - Oscar Penis Van Lesbian von Liechtenstein from Gelderland.

The entire thing didn't fit , so they just went with Oscar. Swear to Koresh true story.

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Response to Rex (Reply #209)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:36 PM

264. I thought that was named after Oscar Meyer


Of Metro Goldwyn Meyer fame.

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #196)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 07:12 AM

328. !!



You're cracking me up here!

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Response to Rex (Reply #115)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:10 PM

137. I wanted to post the Sayonara song from MASH, but can't seem to find it.

Drat.

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Response to Rex (Reply #115)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:18 PM

182. Avidazen?!??

Say whut???

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Response to kath (Reply #182)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:23 PM

188. It's French for "Sayonara"

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Response to jberryhill (Reply #188)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:26 PM

193. Auf Wiedersehen is German, actually

 

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Response to Electric Monk (Reply #193)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:29 PM

195. ROLF!


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Response to jberryhill (Reply #195)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:34 PM

241. He is 17, going on 18...

He will take care of you...

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #241)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:38 PM

265. As long as I'm headed to Moscow


Walking into Switzerland, not so much.

How one does that from Salzburg, though, is anyone's guess, since if you head up to the mountains from there, you end up at Hitler's house.

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Response to Rex (Reply #115)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 09:37 PM

247. "Auf Wiedersehen", btw

Literally, "until again-see".

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:37 PM

116. Not sure what happened, but it is primary season

Between primaries, Racism, Equality and Gun it could be almost anything.

Good Luck Will- See you around

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:44 PM

120. So long, and thanks for all the posts.

With love and respect from one old-timer to another...

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:45 PM

121. You've had more retirements than Bill Parcells

 

See you in three weeks.....

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:49 PM

124. Always enjoyed your work Pitt.

This place used to be a lot of fun. Now, meh.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:49 PM

125. Saddened to see you go but I do hope to continue reading your works at

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:54 PM

126. Since my hide on another link, I'll have to post this here:

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/13/washington/13cnd-leak.html?hp&_r=0

The decision by a special prosecutor not to bring charges against Karl Rove in the C.I.A. leak case followed months of intense, behind-the-scenes maneuvering between the prosecutor, Patrick J. Fitzgerald, and Mr. Rove's lawyer, according to lawyers in the case.

The move, made public by Mr. Rove's lawyer, Robert D. Luskin, early today, brought a surprise ending to the investigation of Mr. Rove, President Bush's senior adviser, who at one point last fall seemed to be close to facing possible perjury charges for lapses in his early testimony about a conversation with a Time magazine reporter.

Mr. Fitzgerald's decision left I. Lewis Libby Jr., the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, alone among current and former White House officials still facing legal jeopardy in the three-year-old C.I.A. leak case.

Mr. Fitzgerald announced in a letter to Mr. Luskin on Monday that he would not indict Mr. Rove, who had testified on five occasions to a federal grand jury about his involvement in the disclosure of an intelligence officer's identity.

*****

Apparently, some DUers for their own unknown and unknowable motives have chosen to resurrect an old Jason Leopold article from TruthOut claiming that Rove would be indicted.

What these inDUHviduals are unaware of is how journalism works. I was a reporter for a daily for two years (circulation 14,000), and while far from expert, I have some inkling of the process.

It is entirely possible that the TruthOut's sources were unimpeachable and that they were saying exactly what they knew at the time--that Rove WAS going to be indicted.

But later, Rove's lawyers cut a deal, wheedled and begged, and Fitzgerald (the prosecutor) went elsewhere. This is in fact what the NY Times article implies.

What this has to do with the price of tea in China now is anyone's guess, but it apparently goes back to "shitheads gotta spew shit" or something like that.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #126)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:06 PM

132. It had nothing whatsoever to do with any sources being wrong.

 

It was the assholery denials and obfuscations that followed. Instead of admitting that the sources were wrong, we were treated to a new Internet meme of "24 business hours".

People who suspected the story were accused by the authors of being cretins and worse.

Followed by more assholery that gave us "Piece Of Shit Used Car Salesman", now another Internet meme.

And don't forget the great Turbo-tax scandal that wasn't.

Tell me, is that how journalism is supposed to work?
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Response to randome (Reply #132)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:08 PM

135. 9 years ago? Dang, are you related to my ex-wife?

 

ON edit--Thanks to PeaceNikki for clarification of the dates.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #135)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:15 PM

141. 9. Math is hard.

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Response to PeaceNikki (Reply #141)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:18 PM

144. Oh, you're right.

 

I looked at the 13 on the URL and read it as 03.

I'm going to edit that so I look less idiotic.

Thanks.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #144)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 10:26 AM

339. The Turbo Tax bullshit "scoop" was only a few months ago.

And the "24 business hours" - timeless because it's just so damn hilarious.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #135)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:17 PM

143. The other two piece of shit used car posts are recent.

 

But still filled with the same vitriol and denial as the original.
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Response to randome (Reply #143)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:32 PM

155. Well, one can't deny that Pres. Obama

 

didn't even try on a lot of his promises most important to progressives:



He said on July 18, 2009, “Any plan I sign must include an insurance exchange—a one-stop-shopping marketplace where you can compare the benefits, costs and track records of a variety of plans, including a public option to increase competition and keep insurance companies honest...

There was also the unfortunate incident of Obama claiming he would "renegotiate NAFTA" but then quickly backing away from that after taking office. Candidate Obama: "I will make sure that we renegotiate . . . I think we should use the hammer of a potential opt-out as leverage to ensure that we actually get labor and environmental standards that are enforced. And that is not what has been happening so far."

By any objective measure, the President lied to his staunchest supporters and caved to the people who hate him on any number of important issues. He did however collect some 20 million dollars from HealthCare Insurance corps.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #155)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:49 PM

168. He definitely tried with the public option. It just didn't make it through congress.

 

And the mandate make sense economically. Without it, community rating would incentivize healthier people to go without insurance or wait until they are sick and then buy it.

At the end of the day, he delivered the most significant piece of safety net legislation since LBJ. And also accomplished a lot more.

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Response to DanTex (Reply #168)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:55 PM

172. If you say so.

 

But he did sign it when he promised to not sign it.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #172)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:24 PM

190. And if he hadn't, then millions of people would still be without health insurance.

 

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #155)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:19 PM

238. LOL are you kidding

denial is RAMPANT on DU

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Response to randome (Reply #132)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:10 PM

136. How would you know all that? You never posted on DU2.

 

Oh....

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Response to Rex (Reply #136)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:15 PM

142. I have no idea what you mean by that. Member since 2001.

 

Did I not start posting until later? I don't remember. Apparently I rate enough for you to keep tabs on me, though.
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Response to randome (Reply #142)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:38 PM

160. Yes that is funny coming from someone that remembers a 9 year old thread by Pitt

 

Your concern is noted.

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Response to Rex (Reply #160)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:59 PM

231. Look around you. Everyone remembers that post.

 

[hr][font color="blue"][center]"Everybody is just on their feet screaming 'Kill Kill Kill'! This is [strike]-hockey-[/strike] Conservative values!"[/center][/font][hr]

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #126)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:08 PM

134. Yes!

And you would think that those people would be more concerned about Rove still being on the loose, than on any one individual or organization that has tried their best to get the fucker some prison time.

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Response to Lars39 (Reply #134)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:09 AM

295. agreed

gawd how I detest these assholes

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #126)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:36 PM

157. But what about the whole "24 business hours" part of the story

 

It's not so much the fact that the story did not turn out as advertised, it's that when it became clear that Rove wasn't going to be indicted on the day the article said he would, "24 hours" was changed to "24 business hours". I would think a journalist would just say they might have gotten the story wrong rather than resorting to that sort of silliness.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #157)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:54 PM

170. If they had confidence in their sources, it's entirely possible

 

they thought Rove would be indicted soon.

Reporters only have their sources to go on.

The much more experienced Dan Rather and 60 Minutes II producers got snared in a bogus story about a Commander Killian's memo that resulted in Rather's termination with CBS. In that particular case, I thought Rather blew it because he didn't check out the paper trail of the memo and he and the producer believed the lies the source fed them without follow up.

That's a mistake even a rookie shouldn't make.

I didn't hear a lot of liberals dancing on his grave, ircc.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #170)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:56 PM

173. Dan Rather didn't post drunken rants calling DU-ers cretins

 

If he did, I'm sure he would've gotten a bit of flak.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #173)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:01 PM

175. He's from Boston. They drink there.

 

Cut him some slack. He wrote a book.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #173)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:18 AM

319. A drunken rant is so unforgiveable that it has to be "repaid" viciously again and again by one

pile on after another.

I wasn't here then. Did that apparently unforgivable drunken rant occur before or after DUers mocked him mercilessly for the 24 hour post?

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Response to merrily (Reply #319)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:34 AM

321. Definitely not unforgivable

 

No one asked or told this poster to leave.

A couple of people just made some jokes about the incident.

Why not just have a sense of humor about it and laugh along with the others?

Or delete/ignore the posts that you don't feel like reading.

DU makes it fairly easy to engage with the site on one's own terms (such as by ignoring any people or posts that you find to be unpleasant).

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Response to oberliner (Reply #321)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:46 AM

322. Forgivable, yet no one seems able to forgive, 9 yrs later, . What does that say? Jokes my ass.

Cruel, ugly pile ons again and again just don't tickle my funny bone. Neither does any other kind of ugly bullying. Go figure.

DU makes it fairly easy to engage with the site on one's own terms (such as by ignoring any people or posts that you find to be unpleasant).



Among other things ,that description would have fit every snarker on the 24 hour thread 9 years ago and on its successors, including the one from a few days ago and many on this thread. One joins a discussion board to discuss, not to put an entire sector of the board on ignore. Besides, certain things need rebuttal I have never believed that the way to deal with a bully is to ignore him or her. They don't go away. They just get emboldened and escalate.

However, yes, I am aware of ignore. I used to wonder why people used it, but I finally did last year I the past year, I added maybe 4 more. In the past 24 hours I added about 10. And I will probably add as many more in the next 24 hours.

ETA: I don't think Will left because he couldn't take a joke. Like so many others on the left, he left because of what DU is, not because of what he lacks.

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Response to merrily (Reply #322)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:59 AM

323. No one?

 

That's clearly not true. Look at the love being shown in this farewell thread.

Generally speaking, I think most posters here either don't know or don't care about the incident.

I really don't think "an entire sector" would need to be put on ignore. Like I said, I would think you could just take the joking in a good natured way. I think the number of people engaging in "ugly bullying" is very small and could be ignored and/or reported for their behavior.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #323)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 06:03 AM

324. The love being shown on this thread is not being shown by the same people.

It was nasty and intended to humiliate and hurt Will, just as many comments on this thread by some of the same peo[le Why should any decent person consider that joking or take it in a good natured way?

Let's not be disingenous.

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Response to merrily (Reply #324)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 06:13 AM

325. Why would people want to humiliate and hurt a fellow DUer?

 

DUers zing one another over a whole host of issues but I really don't think it's meant to be personal.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #325)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 07:27 AM

330. You and I must be reading dfferent threads.

Or something.

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Response to merrily (Reply #330)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 07:29 AM

331. Possibly

 

I am curious to know if you have alerted on any of the personal attacks that you have seen - and, if so, what have the results been of those alerts?

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #170)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:06 AM

314. You're not hearing many liberals dance on Will's grave.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 03:59 PM

127. cheers

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:04 PM

130. So here's a guy with 58K posts

I posted I was leaving too, weeks ago. It was so bad here that I looked into actually deleting my account. I figured that I would lay low for a few weeks, get over my little temper tantrum, and then come back. Well, guess what? All the research I could find indicates that you can never delete your account from DU. That in itself is a big problem. You can never delete an account?!!!! Are you kidding me? What kind of site is this where you cannot delete your account? The answer I was getting was, "Just don't visit the site". Yeah, that's an option, but not the right answer.

This is my first login since then. And now William is leaving? WTH is going on here? One of the greatest posters here, and now he's gone? Something is definitely wrong here. And throughout the posts here, I see another one leaving? WTF!!!!

Sincerely,

Popped cork too.

I wish you well William. Hopefully, like me, after a few weeks, you'll come back. One can hope.

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Response to SmittynMo (Reply #130)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:13 PM

139. H8Rs gotta H8.

 

When he leaves, he's ridiculed by some. And if he comes back, he'll be ridiculed for that too by the same people.

Some people are really into ridicule, apparently.

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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #139)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:20 PM

145. Not here.

 

If WilliamPitt wants to return and apologize for his shitty posts, I would welcome him.

And, really, you want to use the word 'ridicule' when that is exactly what he does to those who question him?

I don't want anyone to leave DU. Even those whose opinions and attitudes I vociferously oppose. It's supposed to be a family, right? Warts and all.
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Response to randome (Reply #145)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:59 AM

306. I beg to differ, Randome.

DU is not supposed to be a family.

It is supposed to be a discussion forum.

We should be courteous to each other. Sometimes, unfortunately, people's passions carry them away.

But we are not a family. We really hardly know each other.

This is a political discussion site. I'm here to learn and to share ideas. There is nothing to get mad about. There is only to learn.

We are not a family. We are seekers who share moments in time talking about the issues of the day.

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #306)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 09:18 AM

337. well said.

it's more like a class...there's people i prefer to sit next to, and others to ignore.

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Response to randome (Reply #145)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:10 AM

315. This is the way the family treats one of it best? The Corleones were a family, too. Ask Fredo.

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Response to merrily (Reply #315)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:04 PM

344. Pitt is the one who is running away from 'home'.

 

Calling him out for his vile posts is supposed to be mistreatment? Okay.

Maybe you could furnish us a list of DUers who are too sensitive to be criticized.
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Response to Damansarajaya (Reply #139)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:42 PM

163. They live for it.

 

And it's always the same ones , over and over again. Will should never leave, he's only making them happy.

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Response to SmittynMo (Reply #130)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:22 PM

149. Do something trollish and all your stuff will be deleted

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Response to SmittynMo (Reply #130)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:33 PM

156. So you are glad at this point you couldn't delete your account? nt

 

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Response to Logical (Reply #156)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:19 PM

207. Not really

Although I can reference this site at any time without an account, having an account gives you the right to post, which I use to do frequently. At this time, I am reluctant to post any more. I'm surprised I posted this.

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Response to SmittynMo (Reply #207)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:22 PM

222. Don't take it so serious. Just a wide variety of people here. When the primarys are over....

 

I think it will be a different place.

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Response to SmittynMo (Reply #207)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:30 PM

225. What, to you, would a 'deleted account' on a forum look like?

You are able to change the email account listed for the userid so that you'll never get mail. You can change the password so that you cannot log on. You can set your signature to read 'this userid is no longer active'.

What more 'deletion' do you want?

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:11 PM

138. Goodbye...



TYY

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:21 PM

146. Take a break. Then come back please.

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:21 PM

148. bye

 

I hope it is not anything we did

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:25 PM

150. Well, this really blows. Happy trails, Will. eom

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:26 PM

151. I can relate in so many ways.

I've been here about as long as you, and I burned out on the politics of it all long ago. In the olden days when this place was alive and exciting I used to compete with you (in my mind) for post-worthiness, and I even managed to out-rec you from time to time. But my circuits fried and I retreated to the Lounge, where I now occasionally post cat pics and do little else. I only hang here 'cause I don't do social media, and I know the folks here. Politics notwithstanding, it's a comfortable place for me to catch the latest headlines and chill.

Best of luck to you in your wanderings. I have but one gripe with you, and it's a biggie- NO MORE PICS OF YOUR KID????





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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:26 PM

152. Well, knock me over with a feather...I thought you poured from twist tops

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:29 PM

153. It occurs to me that if I left, no one would know, first because

no one really knows me or follows me here, I'm not a big deal. Second, because if I left I'd just leave. I recently left several forums because I'm no longer interested in the topic, and I left.

To me, it's the preferred way of exiting. Quietly, with grace, not looking back, not making a big deal

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:38 PM

159. i'm pretty sure you've left before.nt

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:47 PM

167. Lighten up, Francis.

Seriously Will, lighten up. Shitfire, next month will be 12 frickin years for me! And even though I understand the impulse to bugger off, it is the occasional blood boiling, teeth grinding load of rubbish OR the hilarious yuk fest thread that shows up that makes me hang around.

Pretty soon it will be winter, and you'll have 18 inches of snow in the yard, a lovely photo to share and you won't be able to think of a better place to share it than here.



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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:52 PM

169. But, I enjoy reading your stuff...

Safe Travels then?

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 04:57 PM

174. Best of luck

DU is not what it once was. Too much mean, vicious, spiteful, and just plain ignorant posters now dominate. I rarely post now because I do not like too many folks here.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:15 PM

179. time can heal the wounds and wound the heels

 

stick around and heal by doing the latter eh...

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:16 PM

181. I hear you

 

Places change even if they are in cyberspace .

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:22 PM

187. i have always valued your immense contribution here

and read your posts straight away. thanks so much for your passion and dedication all these years.
all the best to you.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 05:25 PM

191. This is not a healthy place - best regards to you and yours. n/t

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:03 PM

202. Please stay. We have DU's Fox news jobber calling you out in that thread.

We need your voice even though many, including myself, may sometimes disagree with you.

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Response to Kingofalldems (Reply #202)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:18 AM

318. Agreed, Kingofalldems.

fuckin fox news <smh>

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:12 PM

205. Don't let a few Rove lovers beat you down.

 

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Response to JEB (Reply #205)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:16 AM

317. Rove lovers?

 

You are saying that there are DUers who love Karl Rove?

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:17 PM

206. best of luck

in whatever you do.

Insert Irish prayer here.

It was great reading your posts, I appreciate all of them.

Take good care of yourself and yours, always.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:20 PM

208. God, no. Please don't leave this site. nt.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:21 PM

210. I have left a couple times and came back


K&R!

I hope you do too.

OS

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:24 PM

213. you owe people here an honest follow up regarding Obamacare..... because all indications seem to be

 

that you had a glitch, resolved it and are now all healthy and insured?
Honestly- how does your situation compare to what it would have been if your wife was excluded due to her pre-existing chronic illness? DU has long deserved a follow up. Suck it up and give us one.

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Response to bettyellen (Reply #213)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 09:31 PM

246. Forgotten issues..I remember now. nt

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:27 PM

216. It's been a helluva ride.








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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:31 PM

218. Ohforgodsake

I've come in and out of this site but always check in as a site to express my POV...and this is an election time. Never say never as a DUer.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:38 PM

219. Adios. Send postcards. nt

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 06:43 PM

220. Two lines from the same song:

"It's getting to the point where I'm no fun any more"

"Will you come see me Thursdays and Saturdays"

I have pondered leaving many times in the last two years, but you know what?

What the hell, it's an internet board. I don't have to bash anyone over the head with my point of view, and no one who tries to bash me over the head with theirs gets taken very seriously, at least not by me. People have put me on ignore. I don't give a flying duck. I haven't put anyone on ignore. I just ignore them if they post something I find offensive or stupid. All posts vanish in the haze sooner or later anyway. Yours, mine, everyone's. Sure, you call Obama something nasty, it gets remembered, but only because YOU are remembered. I can call him anything I want and no one will remember that two hours later.

And here's a verse from a song almost no one has heard:

"Live, let live,
"That's my advice
"And if you've got a question
"Ask me nice."

(from "I Just Got Here" by John Hammond, Jr.)

You really checkin' out permanently? Come on. Even most of the Hillary crowd wouldn't want that (dunno for sure, but I'd bet money on it).

If you gotta check out, check out temporarily. Check in periodically. Then check back in. Por favor. We'll save your seat.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:26 PM

223. Sorry to see you go, Will.

I don't always agree with your posts but I appreciate your contributions here.

Good luck and happy days. I'll stop by truthout once in awhile.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:39 PM

227. Sorry to see you go,

 

DU is getting suckier every day. See you at Truthout.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:42 PM

228. No, please don't go. You are a big part of why I am here.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:49 PM

229. I remember that time you called me boring. Ahhhh, the memories!!

 

See ya on the flipside!!

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Response to bravenak (Reply #229)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 07:55 AM

333. YOU? Boring?

I must have missed that lol!

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Response to cwydro (Reply #333)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 10:59 PM

357. I was HORRIFIED.

 

Not quite over it yet. Worst thing for me to be. He knew how to hit where it hurt.

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Response to bravenak (Reply #357)

Wed Jul 29, 2015, 01:57 AM

360. Lol. Well, if he intended it seriously -

He was wrong.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 07:58 PM

230. After 14 yrs of reading you here, I hope you'll reconsider...

but I'll sure as hell understand if you don't. I'd love to advise you to just get outside, take a walk, watch the birds for awhile, but knowing that for myself, when the aggravation bellows louder than that sweet sound of solidarity, my own nature is to remove myself from the discord...there really are better things for you.

Take good care, Will, and don't ever forget the blessed strength we all once found within this little DU community and how fine it was back then.

I wish you all the best and leave you with this Happy Enchilada song...



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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:07 PM

233. Whether temporary or permanent,

best wishes. I remember particularly your post about your mother; it seemed like a parental guide for raising a progressive, but I remember your posts in general as being sane and professional. You were one of the dwindling who made DU NOT suck.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:17 PM

236. Enjoyed your posts

I am still a DU youngling, but browsed your posts as they came along. Hope you reconsider or just take a short break.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:22 PM

239. you are big, it's the posters that got small nt

 

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Response to HFRN (Reply #239)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:28 PM

240. I don't think they are small

I think many of them are BIG ASSHOLES

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 08:45 PM

245. Well, I guess we won't have Pitt to kick around anymore

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Response to tularetom (Reply #245)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:09 PM

252. The swarm will find another victim to torment

It has become a ritual on DU, don't you think?

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Response to Generic Other (Reply #252)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:34 PM

253. Some other poor sucker will offend some group which will then hound him/her into submission

Many people who post on this forum seem to have lost all semblances of a sense of humor.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 09:49 PM

248. This is not good.

We may have differences from time to time but you are needed here. I hope after a break you'll reconsider.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 09:55 PM

249. NO !!!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:02 PM

251. Ditto the "nooooooo!"

You'll be missed. Come back when you're rested.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:46 PM

254. Be well, think often, keep moving, and be nice to people and wild things!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:49 PM

256. Best wishes for you and your beautiful family. You will be missed.

In the early days of DU your posts and articles were a large part of what made this place a consistent fount of good information and informed opinion. Thanks for continuing in that mode for so many years. You made this world a better place. I'm sure where you're going is going to improve with your presence. Take care, be well, good luck.

goodbye.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:50 PM

257. AAARGH !!! - DON'T YOU DARE !!! - IF I CAN PUT UP WITH ___________

 

For 14 years... so can you!

You've been one of the mainstays of this board since the beginning.

Published... publisher... speeches nationally... both venom and humor... and love.

Hell you, I, and others had drinks together in S.F.

GODDAMMIT WILL... don't let the ________________ drive you off.

They've driven many, but I will hold a torch for all that want to come back.

And... I'll remember those that cannot come back... those that founded this place and made it what it was/is/could be again...

We have a front seat to some really game turning historical shit here... would be a shame if you weren't here to enjoy it with us... or suffer though it together.

Damn Will... just take a break...

Take your wife and daughter and skip some stones on a lake.

Unintended poem.





Whatever you choose... Peace my man.







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Response to WillyT (Reply #257)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 04:36 AM

311. WillyT...

 

a friend is not a person who is taken in by sham.

A friend is a person who knows my faults and does not give a damn.

You have been, and should be. a voice for peace and love on this platform.

You are important to me, and many more...

please stay....because, I can't really type all that well.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 10:51 PM

258. Dear WilliamPitt AND kentuck...

DU, regardless of the some of its denizens, is US not THEM.

Is it worth keeping what you have to say from us, due to the misguided reality and scorn of some glory holes who can't get enough hate?

Come on… This place becomes them when we let the fucking corks pop. It's okay, don't get me wrong.. to pop your cork now and then…

But, when should what others say have power over US. This one didn't make sense to me, or most of the thinking people in this thread.

STAY.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:02 PM

260. William and Kentuck,

You two are loved by many here.

Keep us in your hearts while you take a much needed break and I too promise to return one day.
I need more time to heal my friends and I haven't forgotten those who care.

Thank you both for all the great posts through the years.
You both will truly be missed. You better believe it!







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Response to Crewleader (Reply #260)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:06 PM

261. OMG you just made me cry!!

Crewleader!

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Response to Generic Other (Reply #261)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:17 PM

262. Me too!

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Response to Crewleader (Reply #260)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:50 AM

286. Crewleader

I have been looking for you! I miss you!

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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #286)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 11:07 PM

358. Miss you too In_The_Wind



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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:20 PM

263. The Internet, in general, is very caustic

14 Years? Shit, most marriages don't last that long. Enjoy the path you've now decided upon.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:51 PM

268. I rec'd the post in your honor

I hate to see you go but I understand.

Be well, William.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Jul 27, 2015, 11:59 PM

269. Good luck and I wish you and your family well. nt

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:08 AM

273. Oh come on. How many times have you done this?


Regardless, I look forward to your return.

No one, except Trumad, goes off the rails quite like you.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:22 AM

276. As Arnold would say...

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #276)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:28 AM

277. +1

 

A lot of us have seen this schtick before.

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Response to Egnever (Reply #277)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:30 AM

278. Not necessarily a schtick.

DU is just damn addictive. I've tried kill-filing it in my hosts before. Only lasted a week.

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Response to joshcryer (Reply #278)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:31 AM

279. Maybe not

 

but also not this first time we have seen this post from Will.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:35 AM

281. Noooooooooooooo!

Please don't let the haters run you out!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:37 AM

282. Why not make it a break?

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Response to applegrove (Reply #282)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:49 AM

285. This is how he "makes breaks"

 

I give him 3 weeks.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:53 AM

287. cool cool cool

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:57 AM

289. I'll keep a candle burning for you ~ William Rivers Pitt.

We all need time away. Take a break and return when you feel better.

I'll miss you!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:01 AM

290. Bye. nt

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:05 AM

291. No, you are not going anywhere, you are just kidding with us! Right!

We need you here Mr. Pitt! Now more than ever, with so many pubs running, we need your voice of reason!
Where did this idea of yours made you feel as if you need to leave? Sheesh man, you need to stay!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:03 AM

299. Enjoy your break, and I'll be looking forward to your return.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:53 AM

304. Well, poo.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 04:12 AM

310. Happy Trails, Will

I got out one month ago. I've changed, and DU certainly has changed, and it's time for me to move on.

I am breaking my strict "no DU posting" rule just to wish you all the best in the future.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:00 AM

313. So I guess you think you are entitled to a GBCW thread, huh, Will? Yet, the simple fact is . . .

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Son, we post on a forum in a cyberworld that doesn't even exist, hanging out in cyberspace.
Which means it must be guarded by men with keyboards.

Who's gonna do it, you?
Your friend, Leopold?
I have a greater responsibility than you two can possibly fathom.

You weep when you try and garner sympathy after you curse the Democratic President.
You have that luxury.
You have the luxury of not knowing what I know . . that while you were busy sniveling about Obama, which was way beyond pathetic . . has probably kept other new members from posting here at the DU.
And my existence here, which obviously seems grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves threads!

You don't want the truth, because deep down in places you don't talk about at Facebook overnight, slumber parties, you want me on that forum.
You need me on that forum.

We use words like "honor", "code", "loyalty" to sound like we know what we're talking about.
We use these words wasting our time pretending like we are defending something.
You use them as a punch line, which I admit turns out to be a lot funnier sometimes.

Nevertheless, I have neither the time, nor the inclination, to explain my posts to a man who rises way too early in the morning because of his living in the Eastern Time zone, who crawls out from under his blankets only to run to their computer first thing in the morning just to spew bullshit about Obama on the very forum that I participate on, and then whines about the manner in which I participate!

I would rather you just said "derp", and went on your way.
Otherwise, I suggest you pick up your mouse, and start a post.

Either way, I don't give a damn what you think you are entitled to!

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Response to Major Hogwash (Reply #313)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 05:13 AM

316. You aren't acting like someone who doesn't give a damn.

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Response to Major Hogwash (Reply #313)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 08:16 AM

334. That was good

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 06:51 AM

326. Well that sucks.

You will be missed. Nobody's perfect, nobody's always right. I didn't agree with a couple of your ideas but so the f what?

What a lame, mean, and illiterate post, to cause such a loss.

It's been real. We lost great DUers from this world, and mourned them. I remember welcoming your little one into the world. I remember laughing with you during the presidential debates at Bush's Church Lady impession, so sure that performance would end his chances. We watched the Presidency stolen from the people, and then it happened again. Maybe it's just pixels long vanished, maybe you never knew me, but I felt I knew you, and will miss you.

Our Hawaiian Red Sox player gets cut and Will Pitt bags DU, in one day. Damn.

Peace to you brother. See you in the sky above and the tall grass and the ones we love, etc.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 06:57 AM

327. "Begin, my friend...


"Begin, my friend
for you cannot,
you may be sure,
take your song,
which drives all things out of mind,
with you to the other world."



Be well. It's not as dull out here in the Other World as one might suspect. It's considerably less gridlocked, for one thing.

Time for a new song?

Sibelian,

x

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 08:20 AM

335. Haven't been around DU for a while, glad to see there is still high drama

Hasn't this happened before? At least twice?

O the humanity!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 09:06 AM

336. Bye.

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 10:18 AM

338. Did I ever get around to mentioning to you ...

Did I ever get around to mentioning to you that a piece you wrote was referenced by SF icon John Varley?

If not, well, better late than never.

A PRE-INAUGURAL MESSAGE FROM JOHN VARLEY

There is only 1 day left in America’s 8-year Millennial Nightmare. There are probably those who feel we should let bygones be bygones, like Nancy Pelosi taking impeachment “off the table” in 2006. And what’s the point of prosecuting the people who perpetrated the so-called “Bush Administration” upon this great country? Let’s put it all behind us and move on to a new era of sweetness and bipartisan light.

Well, fuck that. Sure, on January 20th I will celebrate along with most Americans, wish President Obama well, and good luck. He’s going to need a lot of it to clean up the mess left by these looters and desecrators of all we hold sacred. But we at Varley.net—that is, me and Lee—are not about to forget. We will continue to hope for war crimes trials, at the very least, and hope for much, much more than that.

So in that spirit, in this last week we will be quoting excerpts from an excellent recent indictment by William Rivers Pitt, entitled … ironically, you may be sure … “The Greatest Greatness of George W. Bush,” in which he enumerates just some of the crimes committed by these “low men” (I like that term for Bush, Cheney, et al.) who served the worst president in American history.

After the 20th we will stop going negative except, we hope, to report on legal proceedings against the … oh, how I love to use this phrase against Bush/Cheney and Co. … evildoers. And after the 20th, as soon as he is confirmed, we could all write to the new Attorney General to tell him we do not want to let bygones be bygones. Tell him to nail the bastards to the wall.
John Varley


http://varley.net/Pages/titles.htm

http://truth-out.org/archive/component/k2/item/81880:the-greatest-greatness-of-george-w-bush

http://truth-out.org/archive/component/k2/itemlist/user/33513?Itemid=252

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Rivers_Pitt

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Varley_%28author%29

I hope I'm not confusing your online handle with that of this person.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 10:29 AM

341. Buh-bye.

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 11:53 AM

343. Can't you just put these meatballs on Ignore?

 

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Response to KamaAina (Reply #343)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:22 PM

345. That would be subtle, effective, non-dramatic, and wouldn't garner any attention.

So no.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:31 PM

346. Please don't go Will!

You are the reason I joined DU long, long ago.

You will be very much missed.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 01:01 PM

347. who was Jason's source? has there ever been a full accounting of that episode?

I find it fascinating. You got ratfucked. So did Dan Rather. Life goes on.
A tell-all reveal of the rove-indictment affair would be awesome (if it hasn't been told already and I just missed it.)

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 02:22 PM

349. Oh come on and stay. Always derpest before the dawn they say. nt

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 03:25 PM

352. NOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 06:07 PM

353. I Will miss your insight.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 07:25 PM

354. Beautifully put, but

 

I don't want you to go. I became an activist after hearing you in Chapel Hill during W's term. Your assessment of what was going on, regarding our being spied upon and our suddenly right leaning MSM was correct. You are wise and eloquent and we need you.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 09:28 PM

355. apparently Will's making a run for the presidency

 

...looks like were set to draft him, lol.

First I heard of his leaving today. Come back anytime, Will, always welcome and appreciated.


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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2015, 12:41 AM

359. I look to the names on this thread's Rec list.

It is an honor to add mine to such a list. It would be an even bigger honor if you should see this post: Thank you for making me laugh, thank you for making me angry and most importantly thank you for making me think. I will strongly miss being able to say that THE William Pitt is a fellow DUer.
KnR

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2015, 02:00 AM

361. Can't recommend because I want you to stay.

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Wed Jul 29, 2015, 10:31 AM

364. a fine farewell

 

'Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close up'



I heard Hallmark's 'Sorry you are leaving a messageboard' line of cards was a flop, because nobody knew where to mail them.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sat Aug 1, 2015, 04:35 AM

365. K&R!

you have a RWNJ and SJW vibe i just do not like in journalist.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Tue Aug 11, 2015, 01:27 PM

367. Looks like he means it.





... last post July 27, 2015.

Take care.

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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #367)

Tue Aug 11, 2015, 03:07 PM

369. ..

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2015, 11:25 AM

370. Tomorrow marks one month since WilliamPitt has left DU

I "K & R" this thread to mark the occasion.

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