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cyberswede

(26,117 posts)
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:15 AM Mar 2016

WillyT has been banned.

This isn't a grave dancing post, just an informational one.

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MIR Team (EarlG) banned WillyT

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Reason:
Doubled down on his infamous suggestion that black Democrats have Stockholm Syndrome, by posting an article which included the same suggestion (along with comments calling black Democrats "battered wives". The title of his OP was "Thank God I'm Not The Only One" and he bolded the Stockholm Syndrome comments to make sure everyone knew exactly what he was talking about. The first time he did this it was repeatedly explained to him by many members of this community that his comments were at best highly insensitive and at worst blatantly racist. Rather than learning from that experience he chose to double down.

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WillyT has been banned. (Original Post) cyberswede Mar 2016 OP
Thank you. redstateblues Mar 2016 #1
Not Allowed To Say? billhicks76 Mar 2016 #444
Precisely. Well said. bvf Mar 2016 #452
Hundreds of posts protesting removal of this hostile Hortensis Mar 2016 #623
Thank you. dchill Mar 2016 #527
there'll be plenty of grave dancing from the usual suspects. hobbit709 Mar 2016 #2
His post was despicable and racist. He earned it redstateblues Mar 2016 #3
the usual suspects wanted him gone long before that post was made. hobbit709 Mar 2016 #6
He was banned because of his long history of such posts, not just for this one. n/t pnwmom Mar 2016 #20
Yep. He deserved it. fleur-de-lisa Mar 2016 #58
You are right. Unfortunately, he was asking the Admins to do what they did. If he was thinking still_one Mar 2016 #109
Well in my experience PatrynXX Mar 2016 #222
You're right about that. I have seen that occur from both sides. still_one Mar 2016 #233
Yes. One of those 840high Mar 2016 #270
+1. But I have no doubt we will see ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #70
Ya think? LuvLoogie Mar 2016 #103
That is a safe bet Gothmog Mar 2016 #116
He had a target on his back. The most outspoken progressive on a site that doesn't rhett o rick Mar 2016 #263
You're correct the site doesn't cotton to progressives with racist worldviews. 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #304
He isn't a racist. Racism was used as a tool to silence someone you don't agree with. nm rhett o rick Mar 2016 #317
He posted a racist op! hrmjustin Mar 2016 #320
Multiple times! Squinch Mar 2016 #328
Then doubled down. sheshe2 Mar 2016 #398
According To Well Known Haters? billhicks76 Mar 2016 #445
You didn't read the postS, but you feel it's appropriate to accuse people on the basis Squinch Mar 2016 #454
Oh so you just want to complain about the Hillary camp instead of addressing the issue. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #463
Then maybe you should read the posts... SidDithers Mar 2016 #470
WOW ... Are you serious? ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #481
Duh...Its Removed billhicks76 Mar 2016 #516
I don't feel the least bit silly, defending something that you haven't read? ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #518
Not Picking A Fight billhicks76 Mar 2016 #520
No. You're defending some shit, be it the person, or the post ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #521
Wrong billhicks76 Mar 2016 #522
You're Saying The Person Is Shit? billhicks76 Mar 2016 #538
Yes ... Anyone claiming to be a progressive and posts thread after thread of racist shit is shit. 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #539
I Care About Results...Not Personalities billhicks76 Mar 2016 #540
I care about both ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #545
OK billhicks76 Mar 2016 #549
I said ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #561
No, he did not! Same old shit with you folks. Always looking to point fingers. akbacchus_BC Mar 2016 #442
The owners of this site disagree with you. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #462
The Owners Of Many Things Disagree With Many People billhicks76 Mar 2016 #517
LOL ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #484
Do non-racists post racist stuff, repeatedly, even after being told ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #320
Can you explain to me why the claim about the Stockholm Syndrome is racist? kristopher Mar 2016 #386
Yes. I can. ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #485
I've never heard plantation mentality used kristopher Mar 2016 #489
I'm sorry ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #497
Most of my time and effort has been devoted to Japan. kristopher Mar 2016 #498
Now, why do I get the sense that you are more interested in argumentation ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #502
I asked because I'm interested in learning something I don't know. kristopher Mar 2016 #507
Progressivism doesn't have to tolerate racism. In fact, when it does, it stops being progressivism MADem Mar 2016 #405
He isn't a racist. That is a tool used to pillory him. Who's next on the list? rhett o rick Mar 2016 #415
FOH... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #418
Thanks ... That response probably prevented me from joining ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #486
I tend to judge people by the words that emanate from them. MADem Mar 2016 #430
LOL ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #487
Purge all the spew racist filth...nt SidDithers Mar 2016 #471
Wow 52000 plus times MyNameGoesHere Mar 2016 #457
People the post racist and heterosexist stuffare not progressives ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #488
Really now .......... is asking or wondering why battered women stay with polly7 Mar 2016 #541
Thank you ... I will research it ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #546
Don't tell me what to focus on. Study up on the horrible (I know) syndrome polly7 Mar 2016 #548
Do you see how ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #554
Do you see how desperately you're trying to back up your 'racism!' claim when confronted on polly7 Mar 2016 #558
No. I don't. I think willyT's racist (and heterosexist) screeda, apeaks for themselves... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #565
No, you want them to speak as to how you want them interpreted. polly7 Mar 2016 #568
smdh... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #555
Not too hard or fast, though eh. Wouldn't want you getting hurt. nt. polly7 Mar 2016 #559
You are right..might get whiplash from all your stupid. Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #560
You might want to check out a mirror. polly7 Mar 2016 #562
I always smile, thanks...Appreciate the advice from someone living with stupid for so long. Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #563
You engaged me. ?? polly7 Mar 2016 #566
Aww...I didn't mean to confuse you...let me type slower so you can understand.... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #567
You're quite tired and confused, obviously. polly7 Mar 2016 #569
If that makes Willie's departure easier for you, fine....bu-bye!! Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #572
So many pictures .... so many meaningless words! polly7 Mar 2016 #573
See..it's not that hard to agree on something! Night night! Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #574
There we go ................ and my best wishes your thinking is a bit clearer in the morning. polly7 Mar 2016 #575
Thanks! Pretty sure we will still disagree on honoring a banned racist, but.. Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #576
My heart's huge. polly7 Mar 2016 #577
LOL...tell your boy Willie we miss him, m'kay?? Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #578
Your game here has been pretty transparent. polly7 Mar 2016 #579
Oh, I feel the concern you have...So glad to have you looking out for my best interest... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #580
I'm very glad to have had people look out for the poor soul that WAS me. polly7 Mar 2016 #583
Nope..I don't get it... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #586
LMFAO. 'I' don't get it?? polly7 Mar 2016 #589
Again...all about you and your interpretation Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #591
Your transparency is more the equivalent of purposeful and ugly ignorance. polly7 Mar 2016 #593
Sooo.....You call me sick, and ugly, and ignorant... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #595
Awww .... polly7 Mar 2016 #598
Look at you..using emojis like a real poster! Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #600
Look at you, trying to be all funny and shit. polly7 Mar 2016 #602
Oh, oh...he gave me homework!! Yeah!! Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #604
My blood pressure is better than yous probably ever has been or will be ...... polly7 Mar 2016 #618
Crickets, eh? What a scammer you are. nt. polly7 Mar 2016 #585
What are you going on about...what is your point? Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #588
I'm defending a medically proven phenomenon that ruins the lives of millions all around the polly7 Mar 2016 #590
Easy. The DU Community that doesn't tolerate racist and homophobes Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #592
It shouldn't tolerate ignorance either. polly7 Mar 2016 #594
So take it up with Skinner and EarlG since you feel the need to 'educate' Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #596
Ah ............ stuff it. You remind me of someone I'd dearly love to forget. nt. polly7 Mar 2016 #597
I remind you of your ex?? Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #599
Willie's 'Teat'? Wtf are you rambling about now? polly7 Mar 2016 #601
Nope, not angry... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #603
You can go on spouting all your nasty little insults until you start foaming polly7 Mar 2016 #619
Yeah... cyberswede Mar 2016 #5
Suspects? Suspects of what, exactly? Suspects of intolerance of racism and homophobia? PeaceNikki Mar 2016 #11
+1 gollygee Mar 2016 #27
Me three. greatauntoftriplets Mar 2016 #40
Sign me up too mcar Mar 2016 #187
Same here. Starry Messenger Mar 2016 #211
ageism and bigotry against religions are fine, however. greymouse Mar 2016 #219
Especially religion dlwickham Mar 2016 #237
I'm sorry about that, and it probably won't stop. LisaM Mar 2016 #253
I just stay out of the religion forums dlwickham Mar 2016 #348
Geographical Bigotry is also allowed. bvar22 Mar 2016 #365
Add me to that list of suspects. In_The_Wind Mar 2016 #262
Me too. we can do it Mar 2016 #342
With you! sheshe2 Mar 2016 #399
+1 uponit7771 Mar 2016 #610
Exactly! William769 Mar 2016 #51
+1. eom. 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #74
Agreed iandhr Mar 2016 #99
I'm proud to join that club. yardwork Mar 2016 #206
>>>>Usual suspect here<<<< Bobbie Jo Mar 2016 #242
usual suspect here nt steve2470 Mar 2016 #403
And plenty of rationalizations from his fan club LanternWaste Mar 2016 #14
Yep angrychair Mar 2016 #228
Read the "Reason" for the ban. George II Mar 2016 #37
read what I said in post #6 hobbit709 Mar 2016 #49
I leave it up to those who OWN this site to determine what is "more acceptable", thank you. George II Mar 2016 #56
SURE you do. hobbit709 Mar 2016 #57
He'd been throwing that "Stockholm Syndrome" crap at people since last spring, and... George II Mar 2016 #81
And, apparently racist and heterosexist comments are NOT acceptable. Thank the universe. 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #78
Suspected of what exactly? Denouncing his blatant and shameful race baiting? Surya Gayatri Mar 2016 #63
I won't get to see any of it, thankfully NRaleighLiberal Mar 2016 #66
I'm grateful to the admins. He didn't represent Democratic values with that racist invective. nt MADem Mar 2016 #118
If by "the usual suspects" you mean "non racists" obamanut2012 Mar 2016 #173
I'll dance. pintobean Mar 2016 #178
Pinto... awoke_in_2003 Mar 2016 #336
Yes. Quite the dancer. /nt pintobean Mar 2016 #350
I never saw that one. nt awoke_in_2003 Mar 2016 #353
Here's a vid clip pintobean Mar 2016 #355
That gif is hilarious! nt MADem Mar 2016 #406
I am from Orlando...He Went to Rollins College... DemocratSinceBirth Mar 2016 #529
Ha-no wonder he was so mellow! MADem Mar 2016 #537
you mean from people who don't think black people should be derided for the political choices? La Lioness Priyanka Mar 2016 #202
"Usual suspects?" MineralMan Mar 2016 #267
Please add me to the list of the usual suspects. Willy got what he deserved. WIProgressive88 Mar 2016 #392
I found his comments in that original OP to be reprehensible. cwydro Mar 2016 #4
Thanks for the information. In_The_Wind Mar 2016 #7
"comments were at best highly insensitive and at worst blatantly racist." Agnosticsherbet Mar 2016 #8
Bye, Felicia! PeaceNikki Mar 2016 #9
Good riddance to racist trash.nt sufrommich Mar 2016 #10
Color me clueless - I always thought Willy was a PoC... jonno99 Mar 2016 #205
Nope wryter2000 Mar 2016 #221
Agreed, Willy went over the top. Thanks for the info. nt jonno99 Mar 2016 #223
Happy Friday everyone! n/t seaglass Mar 2016 #12
It's been a fabulous week, hasn't it? Number23 Mar 2016 #379
So the purge has begun. Le Taz Hot Mar 2016 #13
Meanwhile... Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #15
Who? Please PM me. Baitball Blogger Mar 2016 #24
Me. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #32
You're such a "special" guy. FlatBaroque Mar 2016 #52
I did apologize and he graciously accepted. It was my fault and I acknowledge that. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #55
The poster I said that to graciously accepted my apology. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #33
Yep. Let the fucking trolls out of their cages and watch the fun. FlatBaroque Mar 2016 #36
Maybe Skinner will change his mind PowerToThePeople Mar 2016 #38
I doubt it Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #45
You are likely correct PowerToThePeople Mar 2016 #46
Indeed you can 72DejaVu Mar 2016 #69
Supporters get delegates too? Ned_Devine Mar 2016 #80
I think it was DWS's idea. PassingFair Mar 2016 #172
lol Go Vols Mar 2016 #260
Boom! Surya Gayatri Mar 2016 #93
Well played! hrmjustin Mar 2016 #95
Touché! nt MADem Mar 2016 #129
Well Bernie supporters say things heave that Hillary folks get hidden for. iandhr Mar 2016 #104
Is it not funny how anything Hillary Clinton infects starts operating just like a Clinton? FlatBaroque Mar 2016 #50
To honesty answer your question... dchill Mar 2016 #88
Oh, really??? So what does it say that Sanders supporters jsmirman Mar 2016 #236
I am confused here???? sheshe2 Mar 2016 #401
LOL. Let me go all RubioGlitch on you FlatBaroque Mar 2016 #64
They only need hits counts for ad revenue. That's the bottom line. Ivan Kaputski Mar 2016 #217
Are you for real? nt SylviaD Mar 2016 #225
There are other places you might be happier. If you just tell Skinner how you really feel... Hekate Mar 2016 #334
Oh Lord itcfish Mar 2016 #169
Hnk! sibelian Mar 2016 #251
The only power that Sanders supporters here was the jury system. Now we have nothing. They rhett o rick Mar 2016 #458
"The only power that Sanders supporters here was the jury system" pintobean Mar 2016 #464
You have the Admins on your side, you dominate MIRT and the Host Forums, you dominate rhett o rick Mar 2016 #465
I'm a neutral observer. pintobean Mar 2016 #466
LOL! kwassa Mar 2016 #504
... SidDithers Mar 2016 #472
Not all day and not always exercised in a partisan way. merrily Mar 2016 #627
That sounds like a quote of Caligula... ________ n/t vkkv Mar 2016 #218
I think they were trying the amnesty, etc to see if it worked. It seems patricia92243 Mar 2016 #44
It's ironic that posters with five hundred posts are trashing posters with ten thousands of posts... DemocratSinceBirth Mar 2016 #530
Is that against the TOS? pintobean Mar 2016 #97
This had to do with the purge comment, not with the WillyT post. Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #102
No, it was not against the TOS pintobean Mar 2016 #105
Really? Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #107
Yes pintobean Mar 2016 #117
She was???!!1111!!!eleven!!!! ScreamingMeemie Mar 2016 #227
Holy crap, you're right!!! Number23 Mar 2016 #381
Here's a link to a thread like this one about her pintobean Mar 2016 #393
Did you see this?... SidDithers Mar 2016 #624
Hmmm - look at the reason given for her banning: kath Mar 2016 #419
And I have no doubt that your bitter, endless fascination and tears are sweet nectar to her soul Number23 Mar 2016 #534
Here you go, from the TOS. Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #113
You don't have a say in who gets banned pintobean Mar 2016 #121
No, but you asked if that was against the TOS Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #125
No, that's you interpreting a catch-all clause to fit your needs. pintobean Mar 2016 #153
Okay, the TOS includes this statement:: vkkv Mar 2016 #241
Be careful what you ask for. pintobean Mar 2016 #245
Nope, I'm not asking for anything but an explanation. I was asking you if YOU think the examples vkkv Mar 2016 #249
You can always request I be banned. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #134
Again, not requesting that Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #139
To be honest I agree with you pov. I would have been happy to do so because I deserved it. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #145
Oh, be still my beating heart! Fuck you? Ed Suspicious Mar 2016 #132
It had nothing to do with pearl clutching Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #136
That's pretty much it. Marr Mar 2016 #230
The individual I did that to accepted my apology. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #232
That's really beside the point. Marr Mar 2016 #238
Well all I can say is I was grateful for not being banned. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #244
The reason more leftists get banned ... kwassa Mar 2016 #339
Could be. Good point. /nt Marr Mar 2016 #360
"Fuck this site" may be a TOS violation; saying "fuck you" or similar attacks is a Community kath Mar 2016 #171
Yeah I was wrong Kath. I admit that. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #182
To be accurate skepticscott Mar 2016 #141
Scott you know I don't believe in hell and haven't you been on several timeouts? hrmjustin Mar 2016 #188
Sure you do, justin..we all do skepticscott Mar 2016 #294
But you have more time outs? I had 3. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #296
But you regret yours, and still keep getting bounced skepticscott Mar 2016 #300
I regret my last one. My first two were bogus. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #301
It's true skepticscott Mar 2016 #312
Thank God for you Scott! hrmjustin Mar 2016 #316
here's someone with 10 in one day pintobean Mar 2016 #305
Reading the hidden posts I can see why Matt_in_STL Mar 2016 #313
And that was the third vacation for that one, for having similar anger-control issues (not 7 at once kath Mar 2016 #159
Kath you can always advocate for my banning in ATA. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #186
Your slip is showing. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #620
'Flagged for review' may be the new purgatory Brother Buzz Mar 2016 #621
That is a great way to put it but yes you maybe right. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #622
More than one of that kind. Betty Karlson Mar 2016 #174
The amnesty is for Clinton supporters. 840high Mar 2016 #273
He has been a target for a long time PowerToThePeople Mar 2016 #16
Why was he a target? Fantastic Anarchist Mar 2016 #71
Because he regularly posted racist and sexist claptrap. Dr Hobbitstein Mar 2016 #83
But, apparently, it seems some "progressives" and "liberals" don't mind ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #94
. Dr Hobbitstein Mar 2016 #101
Indeed iandhr Mar 2016 #120
Yes ... He has been a target for a long time BECAUSE ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #91
Well, I reckon you'll be looking for a new website. cwydro Mar 2016 #246
The 'most-likely' nominee is on the corporate payroll. Maedhros Mar 2016 #307
As I said, many of you will be happy to find greener pastures. cwydro Mar 2016 #322
I had already found a greener pasture that the barren ideological wasteland of the Democratic Party. Maedhros Mar 2016 #323
So why are you here on DU? cwydro Mar 2016 #327
It is my best interests for the Democratic Party to move back toward being the Party of Labor, Maedhros Mar 2016 #330
Ok, well I respect that. (Not the way you phrased it lol, but I respect your point.) cwydro Mar 2016 #332
I can't in good conscience rant and rave about how Citizens United is destroying our Democracy Maedhros Mar 2016 #335
We're lucky enough to have been born into a country where we can vote as we see fit. cwydro Mar 2016 #349
Glad to hear echoes rather than racist codswaddle Gormy Cuss Mar 2016 #17
This message was self-deleted by its author Iris Mar 2016 #310
No, a blatant racist was finally banned for being a blatant racist. nt Dr Hobbitstein Mar 2016 #19
Really. I guess DU is going to be a ghost town full of Hillary gouls soon. Gregorian Mar 2016 #21
Protip: don't be a racist homophobic asshole then double down on that and you probably won't be PPR' PeaceNikki Mar 2016 #31
Results... Major Nikon Mar 2016 #53
I, for one, am exceedingly glad that "they" strayed from ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #98
Do NOT assume all Bernie Sanders supporters supported this racist garbage in any way .... etherealtruth Mar 2016 #123
indeed. one_voice Mar 2016 #247
Time to move on. OnyxCollie Mar 2016 #127
Did Willy say that, about Bill playing his sax and stuff,or was it in one of the articles he posted? kath Mar 2016 #176
It's in one of these videos Gregorian Mar 2016 #409
"They"??? ismnotwasm Mar 2016 #248
Yet the Bernie group hasn't even been here a year yet. Somehow this website R B Garr Mar 2016 #388
So was Reagan. NT clg311 Mar 2016 #395
And so is Obama. R B Garr Mar 2016 #435
The point was clg311 Mar 2016 #634
No, the point was that smearing someone who is very popular negates R B Garr Mar 2016 #635
So you are fine with brer cat Mar 2016 #23
Completely off topic, but I love that cat gif! nt Else You Are Mad Mar 2016 #39
Off topic? pandr32 Mar 2016 #77
No, their comment about the cat gif is off topic Ned_Devine Mar 2016 #85
EYAM was saying THEIR post was off topic tkmorris Mar 2016 #86
I was commenting on the gif in the sig Else You Are Mad Mar 2016 #89
Thanks--I was confused! pandr32 Mar 2016 #189
every thought is independent! and the purge hasn't begun yet! snooper2 Mar 2016 #26
Does "echo chamber" to you mean a place that doesn't tolerate racism? N/t gollygee Mar 2016 #30
There is no time to early to get rid of racism and homophobia on DU. George II Mar 2016 #60
He can take his independent thought(racism)to Free Republic redstateblues Mar 2016 #62
You object to the "purg(ing) of racist and heterosexists ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #82
I know at least 2 people kicked out of here for being Hillary supporters 2 cycles ago amuse bouche Mar 2016 #90
Banning one person is a purge? I see. kwassa Mar 2016 #100
Post removed Post removed Mar 2016 #114
Good Lord. sufrommich Mar 2016 #158
Can I go tattle to the ATA that you called me a freeper? I think that should be up there with Cleita Mar 2016 #165
Oh, Cleita. This has nothing to do with Clinton Kind of Blue Mar 2016 #250
we know what drapetomania is: saying Clinton has a cult of personality isn't it MisterP Mar 2016 #261
I'm glad you know it. Kind of Blue Mar 2016 #268
nowhere have I seen that Black people are particularly susceptible to cult politics or machines MisterP Mar 2016 #269
What I'm aiming at is Kind of Blue Mar 2016 #281
eh, that's the same argument as saying that we can't say tactics are "passive-aggressive" MisterP Mar 2016 #283
I was responding to something Kind of Blue Mar 2016 #286
racist thoughts spyker29 Mar 2016 #135
Post removed Post removed Mar 2016 #185
Pretty much. Marr Mar 2016 #226
thanks. we will. n/t Iris Mar 2016 #306
Funnily enough, this is exactly what our African American members NuclearDem Mar 2016 #351
+1 whereisjustice Mar 2016 #390
Was there ever any doubt? zeemike Mar 2016 #400
Sigh. I really wish he had not doubled down. bravenak Mar 2016 #18
Me Too sharp_stick Mar 2016 #25
You got that right bravenak Mar 2016 #29
Hi there, welcome back. LiberalArkie Mar 2016 #34
Hey!!! That's what my name mean!!! bravenak Mar 2016 #143
Doing alright, just trying to stay out of trouble. LiberalArkie Mar 2016 #150
It snowed!! bravenak Mar 2016 #155
Might be time, and ya'll do have B52 sized mosquitos up there. LiberalArkie Mar 2016 #168
Ours are small and plentiful. We have alot of water. bravenak Mar 2016 #175
I worked at a place like that underground when I was a young pup. I hated it. LiberalArkie Mar 2016 #191
Just want to say welcome back yuiyoshida Mar 2016 #133
Hey! bravenak Mar 2016 #140
Owwie!!! yuiyoshida Mar 2016 #148
Oh yuuuummm!!! Bananas? bravenak Mar 2016 #152
I was thinking more in terms of... yuiyoshida Mar 2016 #157
You know, these primaries... awoke_in_2003 Mar 2016 #340
Me too bravenak Mar 2016 #341
It is disappointing that there was a double down... awoke_in_2003 Mar 2016 #345
I at first felt the same way, but realized that they are all just human. Rex Mar 2016 #469
Naw. I think you guys get a sort of pleasure out of mobbing up and running someone out. rhett o rick Apr 2016 #645
This message was self-deleted by its author sharp_stick Mar 2016 #22
Somehow I'd think a member with 73k post and 13 years would have patricia92243 Mar 2016 #28
That's what I would say about most Hillary supporters: Maedhros Mar 2016 #311
You'd think.....I just don't understand their thought process wrt HRC SammyWinstonJack Mar 2016 #453
One thing about this election cycle: it is bringing out people's true colors in the worst way AgadorSparticus Mar 2016 #467
This message was self-deleted by its author Ed Suspicious Mar 2016 #617
Thanks for posting - TBF Mar 2016 #35
Remember the 'Stockholm Syndrome' post from a while back? fleur-de-lisa Mar 2016 #61
Given that it was directed solely at AAs I agree - TBF Mar 2016 #73
Actually the first Stockholm Man post was directed at African Americans and LGBT in concert.... Bluenorthwest Mar 2016 #190
I have no doubt that a ban TBF Mar 2016 #234
Wow.. disillusioned73 Mar 2016 #41
what took so long? Cryptoad Mar 2016 #42
+1 uponit7771 Mar 2016 #611
Best news today so far! William769 Mar 2016 #43
It's a good Friday. A week early. nt msanthrope Mar 2016 #195
One of the very few Sanders supporters that I have/had on ignore. demmiblue Mar 2016 #47
K&R! stonecutter357 Mar 2016 #48
Who is WillyT? Helen Borg Mar 2016 #54
As of now ... lpbk2713 Mar 2016 #67
And a more proper question is ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #106
I am sure he has a 'Kirmit' walking amoung us already. revmclaren Mar 2016 #163
Longtime troll...excuse me...longtime critic from the 'left' who got sloppy. Scurrilous Mar 2016 #68
Not excused. JEB Mar 2016 #108
Ah, OK, I thought one of the good guys Helen Borg Mar 2016 #151
Good...nt SidDithers Mar 2016 #59
Part of the non-purge purge. Warren Stupidity Mar 2016 #65
Post removed Post removed Mar 2016 #229
My thanks to EarlG. BooScout Mar 2016 #72
Didn't read it... Sounds like a PC thing 2 me? ConsiderThis_2016 Mar 2016 #75
No, he was being racist. And then he doubled down on it when he was told it was racist. Dr Hobbitstein Mar 2016 #84
Excellent news. Racists have no place on DU. nt Cali_Democrat Mar 2016 #76
+1...nt SidDithers Mar 2016 #79
Let's hope that is applied equally to all posters Depaysement Mar 2016 #96
Clearly, opinions vary regarding whether racists and heterosexists should have a place here. 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #112
+1000! mcar Mar 2016 #196
He sounds like a super predator to me!! n/t RufusTFirefly Mar 2016 #87
Thank you MIRT Coolest Ranger Mar 2016 #92
MIRT didn't ban him. herding cats Mar 2016 #198
I think they're going by what's in the OP pintobean Mar 2016 #212
I thought so, too. herding cats Mar 2016 #213
EarlG's reason for the ban is on WillyT's transparency page progree Mar 2016 #417
As someone who knows Willy in real life -- Hell Hath No Fury Mar 2016 #110
If you may think he is not a racist, why does he post racist stuff ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #115
Excellent point iandhr Mar 2016 #154
Message auto-removed Name removed Mar 2016 #308
Agreed. WillyT is a fine man and is not racist or sexist. cally Mar 2016 #130
If you think WillyT ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #183
You're kidding, right...? nt SusanCalvin Mar 2016 #434
Well ... Perhaps he is merely racistish and sexistish; but ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #490
His post referred to African Americans as battered wives Cali_Democrat Mar 2016 #146
Message auto-removed Name removed Mar 2016 #314
I am sorry iandhr Mar 2016 #149
Yeah, yeah, people "knew" Bernard Madoff in real life, too. nt greyl Mar 2016 #161
This is an anonymous discussion site. You are your posts here. SunSeeker Mar 2016 #194
Well said. JoePhilly Mar 2016 #503
WillyT said he voted for Reagan. yardwork Mar 2016 #215
It would be nice if you answered... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #410
The comments made this well deserved. Still, a shame to lose a 13 year DUer. stevenleser Mar 2016 #111
Agreed... awoke_in_2003 Mar 2016 #344
......Willie desmiller Mar 2016 #119
Good. (nt) Paladin Mar 2016 #122
I hope the admins also look at who recced his latest racist screed. tammywammy Mar 2016 #124
Right. That will add just the right sort of dark chill to the air that we need here. DisgustipatedinCA Mar 2016 #357
I'm 100% on board with racists and their supporters being banned from DU. n/t tammywammy Mar 2016 #361
My question was a rhetorical one. You may choose to answer it for yourself if you'd like. DisgustipatedinCA Mar 2016 #362
that would be inappropriate FreedomRain Mar 2016 #384
I Rec' stuff all the time I vehemently disagree with. Agschmid Mar 2016 #394
K & R SunSeeker Mar 2016 #126
Holy fuck! Ed Suspicious Mar 2016 #128
This is my response to people defending such an overtly racist op, negatively labeling whole races uponit7771 Mar 2016 #607
This message was self-deleted by its author Ed Suspicious Mar 2016 #615
Good. nt ecstatic Mar 2016 #131
Damn. Getting Tombstoned right after amnesty starts... underpants Mar 2016 #137
More like skepticscott Mar 2016 #144
I wonder if that is part of the plan... awoke_in_2003 Mar 2016 #347
Guess this is as good a time as any to take him off of my Ignore list. Orrex Mar 2016 #138
Thanks for the reminder. I need to do that too. nt stevenleser Mar 2016 #147
Willy was here a long time liberal N proud Mar 2016 #142
Post removed Post removed Mar 2016 #156
Um... Phentex Mar 2016 #164
The tall grass, friend. nt msanthrope Mar 2016 #179
I don't even know how that gets hidden pintobean Mar 2016 #284
Really? Marr Mar 2016 #291
Nope. The person she was talking to is not a DUer. pintobean Mar 2016 #298
I suppose we disagree on what constitutes respectable behavior. Marr Mar 2016 #315
Maybe pintobean Mar 2016 #318
<3 joshcryer Mar 2016 #167
Good -- it was appalling obamanut2012 Mar 2016 #160
This message was self-deleted by its author Politicalboi Mar 2016 #162
I wonder if he was the juror who made the racial slur pintobean Mar 2016 #166
What racial slur? Cali_Democrat Mar 2016 #199
And....... we gradually begin the transition from the Lenin stage.... Smarmie Doofus Mar 2016 #170
I don't believe WillyT is a racist. nilesobek Mar 2016 #184
I agree, presenting effects and observations of a poison doesn't make one a supporter of using vkkv Mar 2016 #208
That is not what he is doing. kwassa Mar 2016 #343
Oh good lord. Some perspective, please. nt Codeine Mar 2016 #197
The irony of someone supporting the socialist promising a revolution NuclearDem Mar 2016 #354
true... I'm lol'ing! boston bean Mar 2016 #449
Sadly, he earned it. UtahLib Mar 2016 #177
I often regarded that one as a pseudo-leftist troll struggle4progress Mar 2016 #180
That is very astute and phrased with impressive language.... Bluenorthwest Mar 2016 #192
That took way too long. Bartcop was banned The Second Stone Mar 2016 #181
I've had him on ignore for years because he was so often just downright hateful. OregonBlue Mar 2016 #193
If we ignore it, it doesn't exist... just like global warming in N.C. and Florida. vkkv Mar 2016 #200
well deserved ban. nt La Lioness Priyanka Mar 2016 #201
welcome to HRC 24/7 have fun litlbilly Mar 2016 #203
Thank God that some good people gave us FlatBaroque Mar 2016 #259
WillyT is a good person. He is not racist. He is not sexist. senz Mar 2016 #204
Bless your heart. /eom yardwork Mar 2016 #216
ilu obamanut2012 Mar 2016 #224
This "disguised" insult is what I would expect from a Hill supporter. senz Mar 2016 #235
And you are a defender of vile racism and bigotry. yardwork Mar 2016 #240
That is an empty, bullshit, ugly accusation. senz Mar 2016 #243
You might want to re-read Willy's posts leftofcool Mar 2016 #338
Hey yardie. SusanCalvin Mar 2016 #429
Thank you. I appreciate it. yardwork Mar 2016 #456
Bless your avatar. sibelian Mar 2016 #254
Yeah. There's no one who doesn't understand that you're saying "fuck you" in Southern-ese. DisgustipatedinCA Mar 2016 #359
If Thomas Frank were a DU member, he'd probably be banned, too. RufusTFirefly Mar 2016 #257
The concepts you're addressing may be too abstract and penetrating senz Mar 2016 #271
Wonderful, thoughtful post RufusTFirefly Mar 2016 #278
Well thank you, Rufus. senz Mar 2016 #287
Interesting. I didn't look him up, but I assumed Seligman coined the term. RufusTFirefly Mar 2016 #288
Oh boy! leftofcool Mar 2016 #337
Banned by me years ago. johnp3907 Mar 2016 #207
Seems some folks haz a sad that a vile racist is no longer welcome at Democratic Underground. NYC Liberal Mar 2016 #209
+1! nt steve2470 Mar 2016 #441
"You take your chances..." ScreamingMeemie Mar 2016 #210
sounds like a Dixie Crat. PatrynXX Mar 2016 #214
He's the one who banned me from the Sanders group bluestateguy Mar 2016 #220
A true "Berniebro" bites the dust. n/t Still In Wisconsin Mar 2016 #231
Sanders supporters should be celebrating this ConservativeDemocrat Mar 2016 #239
So he is the originator of the SS issue! Heard it mentioned over the years, but did not know where Rex Mar 2016 #252
Willy's earlier OP accused gays of having Stockholm Syndrome too. yardwork Mar 2016 #256
I hate seeing us lose an old timer, but that kinda stuff has no place on a progressive website. Rex Mar 2016 #272
Oh don't worry about me! Willy quickly focused on African Americans. yardwork Mar 2016 #275
I like you and cannot imagine a cross word ever leaving your lips. Rex Mar 2016 #277
Neither did I... awoke_in_2003 Mar 2016 #352
I've mostly stayed out of GD-P. Rex Mar 2016 #402
He is NOT the originator of the SS issue - you say you have heard it mentioned "over the years" - kath Mar 2016 #432
I support DU banning members who post racist trash such as this. We are better people than that. LonePirate Mar 2016 #255
the accusations they make are alawys sure signals of what they're about to do MisterP Mar 2016 #258
I think I get your drift G_j Mar 2016 #265
And yet somehow, life goes on Scootaloo Mar 2016 #264
Well, I don't know the whole backstory, but it seems like a weak sauce ban to me. bluedigger Mar 2016 #266
Nope, strong sauce. Gormy Cuss Mar 2016 #274
Did the admins give that specific warning? bluedigger Mar 2016 #276
The community did. pintobean Mar 2016 #279
Well, I completely agree that it was poor judgment to pursue it on his part. bluedigger Mar 2016 #290
His actions in real life are irrelevant pintobean Mar 2016 #292
That's what Gormy Cuss said. bluedigger Mar 2016 #297
I said it first pintobean Mar 2016 #299
A loud contingent of this "community" was all too happy to K&R every foul, backwards utterance of Number23 Mar 2016 #383
The community did. Gormy Cuss Mar 2016 #293
This was not offensive to all AA's & bi-racials here. TM99 Mar 2016 #324
It was offensive to the majority of AAs on this site. kwassa Mar 2016 #346
The standard isn't "offends everyone" Gormy Cuss Mar 2016 #380
Oh horseshit. TM99 Mar 2016 #382
What a crock. Gormy Cuss Mar 2016 #439
"a small but vocal group that enjoys undue sway and influence here" kath Mar 2016 #433
You're probably right ... I'd bet Clarence would agree with your every word. 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #491
Post removed Post removed Mar 2016 #280
Who? nt onehandle Mar 2016 #282
Great, I'm tired of hitting that tiny "trash"button when his OPs appear. oasis Mar 2016 #285
do you not know how to use IGNORE? Skittles Mar 2016 #421
Ignore allows the opposition to sneak in lies and bs. Trash feature oasis Mar 2016 #426
Looks like your "not a gravedance" hasn't actually panned out that way... sibelian Mar 2016 #289
I have mixed feelings Flying Squirrel Mar 2016 #295
I suspected it was coming Warpy Mar 2016 #302
about time... chillfactor Mar 2016 #303
He had definitely gone off the deep end. JTFrog Mar 2016 #309
Excellent!! boston bean Mar 2016 #319
He's been beggin' for it for awhile. n/m ProudToBeBlueInRhody Mar 2016 #325
WOW!... Squinch Mar 2016 #326
I've enjoyed most Turin_C3PO Mar 2016 #329
My thoughts exactly (nt) TacoD Mar 2016 #333
Hey... It's not like I didn't try to tell him... Blue_Tires Mar 2016 #331
As a black man, I have mixed views on the issue Nickel79 Mar 2016 #356
Well said, Nickel. senz Mar 2016 #369
Thank you, Senz. Nickel79 Mar 2016 #385
Careful, somebody will come and correct you nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #389
I can't even begin to count how many times I've been "corrected" Nickel79 Mar 2016 #473
Hey at least they have not denied your minority status nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #474
All very true, and unfortunately Nickel79 Mar 2016 #494
Yup nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #495
I agree with every point you made. nt JEB Mar 2016 #407
Good post. kath Mar 2016 #436
You're absolutely right Nickel79 Mar 2016 #475
"woman there from the Netherlands" BumRushDaShow Mar 2016 #479
WillyT exhibited no signs of racism in any interaction I had with him. Octafish Mar 2016 #358
But he linked to an article that supported his personal opinion. randome Mar 2016 #364
The article from CounterPunch? Octafish Mar 2016 #367
Geeze, do you really need it explained to you? randome Mar 2016 #368
All I asked was to see what WillyT did that was wrong. Octafish Mar 2016 #374
She helped get CHIP, the children's health bill, passed. That helped families pnwmom Mar 2016 #447
I find this disturbing Skittles Mar 2016 #363
I won't miss him nor his racist and homophobic attitude. Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #413
oh listen to YOU Skittles Mar 2016 #420
Never claimed to..that's you and your limited comprehension... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #427
This message was self-deleted by its author Ken Burch Mar 2016 #366
He has been here since 2002. He was a Sanders supporter through and through. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #370
I realize he said he was. What I mean is that I think he posed as a Sanders supporter Ken Burch Mar 2016 #371
You mean a gop troll? Maybe. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #372
Or a Brock troll. My own suspicion is that Brock recruited a lot of the so-called "Bernie Bros". Ken Burch Mar 2016 #373
I think not. He seemed very committed to Sanders. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #375
He would need to present like that to be effective as a troll. Ken Burch Mar 2016 #376
Yes many Sanders supporters did call him out. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #377
Agreed on that. n/t. Ken Burch Mar 2016 #378
Do you think all the people defending him are just posing as Sanders supporters too? N.T. Donald Ian Rankin Mar 2016 #477
The gymnastics around here is amazing. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #493
Not all, but a preponderent number. Ken Burch Mar 2016 #508
What about the 50+ that Rec'd the original post and the 70+ that rec'd ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #492
No. They were 50 people. They were wrong. Ken Burch Mar 2016 #506
That is your opinion. Here is mine: grave dancing when someone can no longer defend himself or merrily Mar 2016 #636
I have been a Sanders supporter from the beginning and will be so until the end. Ken Burch Mar 2016 #640
I have a feeling that WillyT would also say he is a strong Sanders supporter and has been merrily Mar 2016 #642
I meant no offense to you or to anyone else. Ken Burch Mar 2016 #644
Republican authoritarianism infecting Dem party.. paving whereisjustice Mar 2016 #387
Good post! kath Mar 2016 #437
If you spend all of your time bashing Democrats, you should be banned Democat Mar 2016 #450
Perfect example of the authoritarianism message police... is this the DNC propaganda site whereisjustice Mar 2016 #460
There are sites like Free Republic if someone wants to bash Democrats Democat Mar 2016 #468
Lol. Clinton is a horrible, horrible candidate. She should whereisjustice Mar 2016 #528
This message was self-deleted by its author Overseas Mar 2016 #391
survive one jury and you're banned: get juried 11 times and repeatedly damn DU and all MisterP Mar 2016 #397
I'll miss Willy T. He was one of the best DUers. Certainly posted the most interesting posts. JDPriestly Mar 2016 #396
I appreciate your comments senseandsensibility Mar 2016 #404
Willy could never argue a point. kwassa Mar 2016 #408
You think he was banned because he was disagreeable?? Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #414
+1000 We either have free speech or we don't. nt snappyturtle Mar 2016 #455
Of course we don't. This is a moderated forum. Donald Ian Rankin Mar 2016 #478
LOL! I know what would happen. Even when I tried with a less controversial subject to snappyturtle Mar 2016 #513
What happened to free speech??? Bernblu Mar 2016 #411
You can have your free speech....but don't be a racist dick and expect to keep this your home... Digital Puppy Mar 2016 #416
Free speech on DU = TOS steve2470 Mar 2016 #424
He will be missed. Not by all, but I will miss him. Avalux Mar 2016 #412
"At least for most of us" kath Mar 2016 #438
we are all adults here... wundermaus Mar 2016 #422
.......... steve2470 Mar 2016 #423
So we now know without a doubt the content of a person's heart... wundermaus Mar 2016 #431
News Flash! This isn't a public forum leftofcool Mar 2016 #451
indeed it is a privately owned forum wundermaus Mar 2016 #605
Not aloowing someone to violate the TOS = fascism? johnp3907 Mar 2016 #483
We are all adults, but only some of us post racist screeds after being pnwmom Mar 2016 #500
Segami is still here Go Vols Mar 2016 #425
So sorry to see him go! He was a great poster on here. akbacchus_BC Mar 2016 #428
Well, anybody who is African is surprised that WillyT got banned? Am not surprised, it is akbacchus_BC Mar 2016 #440
Noooooooooooooo! Pastiche423 Mar 2016 #443
THE PURGE IS REAL billhicks76 Mar 2016 #446
The purge! Cali_Democrat Mar 2016 #509
2 days have gone by and you're still here Renew Deal Mar 2016 #641
Because I Walk On Eggshells billhicks76 Mar 2016 #643
bummer proud patriot Mar 2016 #448
He didn't even write it himself, though he did highlight what he thought was important. polly7 Mar 2016 #459
You are free to post ... 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #496
And you are free to post whatever jibberish you like. polly7 Mar 2016 #499
Thank you for granting me your permission. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Mar 2016 #515
War On Drugs Racist billhicks76 Mar 2016 #519
Willy was dumb undergroundpanther Mar 2016 #461
Not surprised and this is not about Willy nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #476
+ 1000000000000 !!!!!!!!!!! orpupilofnature57 Mar 2016 #482
No, it is about Willy and his behavior. kwassa Mar 2016 #505
I will repeat myself nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #510
They should talk to their parents ... kwassa Mar 2016 #511
I know young people cannot think for themselves nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #514
Your reply is indecipherable and completely avoids responding kwassa Mar 2016 #523
Nope it is not nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #524
The key word is delusional. kwassa Mar 2016 #531
Now we go into personal attacks nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #532
You don't respond and claim you do. kwassa Mar 2016 #535
Keep it up nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #536
I will repeat yourself for you. kwassa Mar 2016 #542
I know the school to prison pipeline makes no nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #543
You avoided my question, and the premise of this thread once again. kwassa Mar 2016 #544
Ok, very slowly nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #547
Actually, you are incorrect. Millenials will go for Clinton, not Trump, especially among AAs. kwassa Mar 2016 #557
Some polls are showing that nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #570
Irrelevant on its face, just because it comes out of black folks mouths doesn't make it non racist uponit7771 Mar 2016 #609
This message was self-deleted by its author Ed Suspicious Mar 2016 #616
You can pretend that the process is not happening nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #630
The number of people supporting this overtly racist bullshit is heart breaking uponit7771 Mar 2016 #608
I see this more as what is happening within communities nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #625
This isn't face book its DU, and this shit is overtly racist and mostly from Sanders camp. Its still uponit7771 Mar 2016 #626
Well you will be in for a surprise nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #629
You compared a closed forum to an open one, I don't know how to address the apples to pot holes... uponit7771 Mar 2016 #631
I will enjoy the show nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #632
It doesn't matter who's mouth or fingers it came from its racist to negatively label a whole race of uponit7771 Mar 2016 #606
I was Banned from AA for criticizing President Obama's for knuckling under to corporations and orpupilofnature57 Mar 2016 #480
I am so glad I don't participate in these threads A HERETIC I AM Mar 2016 #501
heh. n/t Ellipsis Mar 2016 #512
Longevity doesn't preclude you from doing dumb shit. Arkana Mar 2016 #525
DNC Infiltrated Bernie Campaign In NC billhicks76 Mar 2016 #526
Zero complaints here. tarheelsunc Mar 2016 #533
Post removed Post removed Mar 2016 #550
I was juror 7 who Hid your post I was thinking of Willie T when I voted to hide your lies . orpupilofnature57 Mar 2016 #551
Lies? There is a screencap at Daily Kos. kath Mar 2016 #552
No I support, Canvass for and donate to Bernie Sanders, not hysteria . orpupilofnature57 Mar 2016 #553
But it was NOT A LIE, so you should take that part back. See the screencap. kath Mar 2016 #556
What do you mean? Going around and digging up dirt on other posters kcr Mar 2016 #571
Oh, wow. I didn't realize this was the third time she's posted about this. kcr Mar 2016 #587
What I have to say is, not DU kcr Mar 2016 #564
So melman Mar 2016 #581
No kcr Mar 2016 #582
Good. stevil Mar 2016 #584
Call me struggling to fight racism in myself and all other guises, and call me snot Mar 2016 #612
Amnesty Bonobo Mar 2016 #613
That person is not allowed to post anymore Cali_Democrat Mar 2016 #639
It's not 'Stockholm Syndrome'. In this particular case it is 'antisemitism'. w4rma Mar 2016 #614
These periodic purges Turbineguy Mar 2016 #628
I'm posting in this little food fight so I don't feel left out... Don't have much to add other than Kip Humphrey Mar 2016 #633
Food fight! Food fight! So Far From Heaven Mar 2016 #638
Dang. He'd beeh here almost as long as I have, and had about as many posts. KamaAina Mar 2016 #637
 

billhicks76

(5,082 posts)
444. Not Allowed To Say?
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 03:57 AM
Mar 2016

That a group of voters may be supporting someone who consistently votes against their interests? It may be presumptuous to assert people don't know what they are doing but calling it racist belittles actual racism does it not? I have heard many African-American leaders and activists agree so it's hardly seems out of bounds. People get swindled and hoodwinked into supporting counterproductive candidates all the time. Many agree Hillary is exactly one of these. I didn't read the post but the description just seems like more vitriol from haters from the Hillary camp.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
623. Hundreds of posts protesting removal of this hostile
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 01:06 PM
Mar 2016

influence and, outrageously, making excuses for someone who participated in and even encouraged incessant partisan group attacks on black voters -- and especially our own black members - prove that this was a necessary, and enormously overdue, ban.

Shame on all the people who want it back. This was always wrong.

still_one

(92,055 posts)
109. You are right. Unfortunately, he was asking the Admins to do what they did. If he was thinking
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:33 AM
Mar 2016

that the Admins new rules were carte blanche that anything goes, he really blew it

PatrynXX

(5,668 posts)
222. Well in my experience
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 01:16 PM
Mar 2016

thats usually correct. Certain people would rather be banned than quit their membership. Course in the long run it's stupid because your name remains usually as well as all your posts. In the other instance your name is ______ and your posts go away as the age of the thread gets older...

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
70. +1. But I have no doubt we will see ...
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:05 AM
Mar 2016

a similar post, in the not too distant future ... from a low post count member.

 

rhett o rick

(55,981 posts)
263. He had a target on his back. The most outspoken progressive on a site that doesn't
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 02:24 PM
Mar 2016

like progressives. Rascism used to silence those that don't follow the right worldview.

 

billhicks76

(5,082 posts)
445. According To Well Known Haters?
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 04:00 AM
Mar 2016

I didn't read the post. But I bet many anti-racist activists wouldn't believe a word of this. We have all witnessed firsthand the lies and misrepresentations from the Hillary camp.

Squinch

(50,893 posts)
454. You didn't read the postS, but you feel it's appropriate to accuse people on the basis
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 07:39 AM
Mar 2016

of something you are completely ignorant about.

Typical bro.

 

hrmjustin

(71,265 posts)
463. Oh so you just want to complain about the Hillary camp instead of addressing the issue.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:12 AM
Mar 2016

Tells me all I need to know.

Btw the owners of this site are the finsl judge here and they felt it was a racist op.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
481. WOW ... Are you serious? ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 12:43 PM
Mar 2016

You're defending someone for posting something that you claim to have not read? Really?

"GO TEAM! "

"Yes, I'll have some Kool-Aid, Mr. Jones"

"He may be a bastard; but, he's OUR bastard"

 

billhicks76

(5,082 posts)
516. Duh...Its Removed
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 04:57 PM
Mar 2016

And I've seen enough boy who cried wolf lies to be extremely suspicious. I've seen people here called sexist for not supporting NSA or the Iraq War. Ive seen people called racist for saying a group of people aren't voting in their own interests. It may be presumptuous to assert people don't know what they are doing with their vote but racist? The belittles actual racism. Many people get hoodwinked into supporting a candidate that screws them over. I can't read the op because it's gone. I will say this though. As I minority I will never support a candidate that voted for mass incarceration. It's one of my biggest issues and one of the most evil things one can support doing to a people.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
518. I don't feel the least bit silly, defending something that you haven't read? ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 05:10 PM
Mar 2016

That's pretty... well ... silly.

And, WTF is "ACTUAL RACISM"? That comment, especially when directed to, a Black person, is silly, as well ... your "minority" status, not withstanding.

 

billhicks76

(5,082 posts)
520. Not Picking A Fight
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 05:18 PM
Mar 2016

Just saying what I've seen. Many people have been personally attacked on DU when it wasn't warranted. It's their fault if people are skeptical now. Is someone calls a person sexist for not supporting Hillarys NSA or War votes then I assert that's not "actual sexism". Actual sexism can be a multitude of things I hope you agree. The same would go for racism right? Or is the whole point just to suppress the discussion. I've seen it so bad that I seriously could see some of the usual suspects calling MLK racist or Angela Davis sexist. It just demeans the whole process. I didn't defend the post. I merely commented on what else I have personally witnessed.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
521. No. You're defending some shit, be it the person, or the post ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 05:24 PM
Mar 2016

that your don't have the first idea about. That is silly.

 

billhicks76

(5,082 posts)
538. You're Saying The Person Is Shit?
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 07:50 PM
Mar 2016

Not surprising I guess. I know one thing...I never thought I would see the day that Bernie is labeled a racist which has occurred by your allies on numerous occasions. I recall very clearly when Hillary smeared Obama as being a radical Muslim in a turban. This is directly tied to the fact that he is Black and that imagery was exploited by Clintonites many of whom I would match my own involvement with civil rights against theres any day of the week. I like your comments mostly but not always but some of the company you keep makes me scratch my head. Of course I will vote for Hillary against Trump but I will hold my nose and be disgusted with myself. I will also fight for true liberals afterward which of course will be in direct opposition to that war-mongering, mass incarcerating liar. I will probably go back to supporting direct actions and protests in the streets where the only change ever occurs. I do know that many people I know will leave the democratic party and start a progressive party. Just the way it is and well deserved.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
539. Yes ... Anyone claiming to be a progressive and posts thread after thread of racist shit is shit.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 08:47 PM
Mar 2016
...I never thought I would see the day that Bernie is labeled a racist which has occurred by your allies on numerous occasions.


Bernie has never been labeled a racist, except for the straw man that his supporters built in order to deflect from Bernie's campaign's failure to connect with the Black electorate. Saying/noting that Bernie's platform/worldview prioritizes economic justice over social justice is NOT calling him a racist; saying/noting that Bernie's platform/worldview resonates most strongly among young, white, educated, higher than the median incomed males is not calling Bernie a racist; hell, saying/noting that Bernie comes off as racially clueless/clumsy is not calling him a racist.

I recall very clearly when Hillary smeared Obama as being a radical Muslim in a turban. This is directly tied to the fact that he is Black and that imagery was exploited by Clintonites many of whom I would match my own involvement with civil rights against theres any day of the week.


All of that is irrelevant to this discussion.

I like your comments mostly but not always but some of the company you keep makes me scratch my head.


I'm sure no more than your blind defense of the latest fallen hero of DU:progressives, has me scratching my head.

Of course I will vote for Hillary against Trump but I will hold my nose and be disgusted with myself. I will also fight for true liberals afterward which of course will be in direct opposition to that war-mongering, mass incarcerating liar.


That is good. And I thank you for your vote, should HRC in deed win the nomination. I will do the same should Bernie win the nomination, minus the histrionics and characterizations.

I do know that many people I know will leave the democratic party and start a progressive party. Just the way it is and well deserved.


Great. Maybe, we can form a coalition; but, honestly, I think that is more talk than fact. Building a party is hard work ... certainly more difficult than post stuff to the internet.
 

billhicks76

(5,082 posts)
540. I Care About Results...Not Personalities
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 08:57 PM
Mar 2016

My biggest issue besides economic inequality and corruption is the perversion of the justice system. Mass incarceration and the drug war is what makes us a police state and mass spying is the tool as it is at the highest levels of our society where people's private data is used to blackmail them. Judges judge a certain way, journalists write a certain way, generals attack a certain way, attorneys argue a certain way, activists protest a certain way etc etc when they have personal information leveraged against them. This is why you see so many inexplicable flip-flops these days. Its called blackmail and it affects our leaders as much as it does low-level drug distributors. Our society is cracking. I have been around long enough to know Hillary is as much a part of the problem as any Bush (who she fawns over and is proud to be called an honorary member of their family). And Bernie was labeled a racist by many Clintonites on DU so you are wrong. And it is relevant that she exploited racist imagery against Obama in 2008...you are wrong there too. I'll be curious to see if the national security establishment takes out Trump. Bernie can still win as can Hillary and either will defeat Trump although Hillary has a bigger disadvantage there. The Rethugs are going to run a 3rd Party candidate. A lot can happen and Im curious what would happen if Clinton's email scandal gained more traction. I doubt it will because she is the only real ally of the security state left and they would be shooting themselves in the foot going after her. But the law is the law...just ask Petraus.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
545. I care about both ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 09:45 PM
Mar 2016

I have found that results are often directly related to personality. People tend to not support those they find "difficult" ... But I don't see how that is related to this discussion.

Nor, this:

My biggest issue besides economic inequality and corruption is the perversion of the justice system. Mass incarceration and the drug war is what makes us a police state and mass spying is the tool as it is at the highest levels of our society where people's private data is used to blackmail them. Judges judge a certain way, journalists write a certain way, generals attack a certain way, attorneys argue a certain way, activists protest a certain way etc etc when they have personal information leveraged against them.




And Bernie was labeled a racist by many Clintonites on DU so you are wrong.


Bullshit ... post a link to support your assertion. To avoid embarrassment, that post/link should probably not be a that of a Bernie supporter "interpreting" the "inference" of someone.

And it is relevant that she exploited racist imagery against Obama in 2008...you are wrong there too.


How can I be wrong about what I have not spoken on? (See the above, re: Bernie supporter "interpreting" the "inference" of someone.

Bernie can still win as can Hillary and either will defeat Trump although Hillary has a bigger disadvantage there.


Opinions vary.

The Rethugs are going to run a 3rd Party candidate.


And that's good thing for Democrats, and for me, personally, as it make easier the path for a Democratic presidency ... though it might make negatively affect the down ticket races.

But the law is the law...just ask Petraus.


There is a huge difference between what Petraus did and what HRC did ... I think it sad that the left, can't make the distinction; but, any port in a partisan storm, right?



 

billhicks76

(5,082 posts)
549. OK
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 09:54 PM
Mar 2016

You said it was irrelevant about Hillary parading the photos of Obama in a turban in your annotated notes on my post. And Im not going through thousands of comments but I assure you Hillary supporters labeled Bernie racist during the BLM tangles. Many times in fact. Maybe not you but many did. Ive also seen people called sexist simply for not agreeing with Clinton...often.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
561. I said ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:21 PM
Mar 2016

Hillary is irrelevant to THIS discussion, i.e., WillyT and his/her racist screeds.

And Im not going through thousands of comments but I assure you Hillary supporters labeled Bernie racist during the BLM tangles.


I suspect that's because all you will find is Bernie supporters "interpreting" the "inferences" of others.

akbacchus_BC

(5,704 posts)
442. No, he did not! Same old shit with you folks. Always looking to point fingers.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 03:06 AM
Mar 2016

Get a life outside of the internet.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
484. LOL ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 12:56 PM
Mar 2016
Get a life outside of the internet.


Says the guy/gal that comes into a thread, shouting and stomping his/her feet, with hands firmly over his/her ears.
 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
320. Do non-racists post racist stuff, repeatedly, even after being told ...
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 04:51 PM
Mar 2016

in no uncertain terms that the stuff is racist?

kristopher

(29,798 posts)
386. Can you explain to me why the claim about the Stockholm Syndrome is racist?
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 08:53 PM
Mar 2016

If you'd prefer to reply via Pm that would be fine.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
485. Yes. I can. ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 01:04 PM
Mar 2016

Can you explain why the claim about "Plantation mentality" is considered racist (when said by a white person)?

Most PoC and Progressives, and even DU:progressive, are in near unanimity on that.

kristopher

(29,798 posts)
489. I've never heard plantation mentality used
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 01:22 PM
Mar 2016

But I can surmise what it's trying to describe. I don't see how either is racist in and of themselves though. I'm a cultural anthropologist and I can speculate about the reasons it's offensive from that perspective, but I'm not a psychologist nor am I a sociologist; so it would help me if someone who deems it a racist concept could take a moment to explain their personal feelings and thoughts on how it reflects a view that promotes one class of individuals as being better or worse than another?

Again, if you'd rather keep the entire topic off the public forum feel free to PM me.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
497. I'm sorry ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 02:03 PM
Mar 2016

a cultural anthropologist (presumably in America) that has never heard the term plantation mentality ... Sorry, not buying it.

kristopher

(29,798 posts)
498. Most of my time and effort has been devoted to Japan.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 02:11 PM
Mar 2016

Look, it's a simple, but personal question. I thought you might be willing to help.
Thank you anyway.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
502. Now, why do I get the sense that you are more interested in argumentation ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 02:41 PM
Mar 2016

than understanding.

If you truly have an interest in understanding, as a cultural anthropologist, you certainly have the tools to gain it.

kristopher

(29,798 posts)
507. I asked because I'm interested in learning something I don't know.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 03:08 PM
Mar 2016

It isn't possible to learn what you think unless you choose to share. I know this environment isn't one that is conducive to trust, so thanks anyway.

MADem

(135,425 posts)
405. Progressivism doesn't have to tolerate racism. In fact, when it does, it stops being progressivism
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:31 PM
Mar 2016

and becomes something else entirely.

I am pleased that the admins lowered the boom. His racist views were hurtful and offensive.

 

rhett o rick

(55,981 posts)
415. He isn't a racist. That is a tool used to pillory him. Who's next on the list?
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 12:19 AM
Mar 2016

Purge all that disagree.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
486. Thanks ... That response probably prevented me from joining ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 01:09 PM
Mar 2016

the fallen hero of DU:progressives, who just hates them some racism ... when they're not excusing it.

MADem

(135,425 posts)
430. I tend to judge people by the words that emanate from them.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 01:20 AM
Mar 2016

Silly me. How judgmental!

When people say racist things, I make the grand leap that they are racist.

And noting it, pointing it out, and objecting to it, is NOT "pillorying."

It's taking a zero-tolerance policy to HATE.

People who don't want to be put on your imaginary little "list" and "purged" shouldn't say racist, hate-filled things.

Problem solved.

smh.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
487. LOL ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 01:14 PM
Mar 2016
People who don't want to be put on your imaginary little "list" and "purged" shouldn't say racist, hate-filled things AGAIN .... MONTHS AFTER BEING TOLD THAT WHAT THEY SAID WAS RACIST.

Problem Solved.


SMGDH
 

MyNameGoesHere

(7,638 posts)
457. Wow 52000 plus times
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 08:53 AM
Mar 2016

you tried to convince a site that doesn't like progressives that they should listen to you. I give you props for sticking around and not being liked.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
488. People the post racist and heterosexist stuffare not progressives ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 01:19 PM
Mar 2016

No matter how much they hate the 1%, the oligarchy, and the establishment, or how much dope they want to smoke.

polly7

(20,582 posts)
541. Really now .......... is asking or wondering why battered women stay with
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 09:18 PM
Mar 2016

their mates sexist filth? If I hadn't had close friends point it out to me as something that partially explained my own situation, I might still be in it.

Stockholm Syndrome is real .......... you're making a fucking sick joke of it. It applies to many groups of people who have been hurt badly by those in power over them yet choose to remain; you should do a bit of research.

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
546. Thank you ... I will research it ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 09:52 PM
Mar 2016

In the mean time, perhaps you should focus you advocacy and concerns on the white folks that consistently vote for republicans.

polly7

(20,582 posts)
548. Don't tell me what to focus on. Study up on the horrible (I know) syndrome
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 09:54 PM
Mar 2016

that actually DOES affect huge numbers of people (that you obviously can't even bring yourself to consider). Maybe you should do that before you jump up and down for joy seeing someone shit-canned here for mentioning it.



 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
554. Do you see how ...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:09 PM
Mar 2016

silly you are being?

You tell me not to tell you what to focus on, while reserving the right to tell me what I should focus on?

Go Team!

polly7

(20,582 posts)
558. Do you see how desperately you're trying to back up your 'racism!' claim when confronted on
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:14 PM
Mar 2016

it wrt to the same claim being made towards many of women, children and men worldwide who remain stuck in circumstances under which they've suffered?

That's not silly .......... it's just plain disingenuous and damaging. You don't want anything to change or improve for millions, I get that - you've got yours. I have no problem whatsoever asking another woman (and I have, many times) why she can't bring herself to leave an abusive relationship and point out that there really is a well-documented reason that may partially explain it. Is it sexist when I do that? Or is that 'silly' to even ask?

 

1StrongBlackMan

(31,849 posts)
565. No. I don't. I think willyT's racist (and heterosexist) screeda, apeaks for themselves...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:33 PM
Mar 2016
it's just plain disingenuous and damaging. You don't want anything to change or improve for millions, I get that - you've got yours.


I want a lot to change, and am active working to bring those changes about ... and you are correct, I have gotten mine, despite, the racist headwind I have faced.

polly7

(20,582 posts)
568. No, you want them to speak as to how you want them interpreted.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:43 PM
Mar 2016

Exactly how those who don't get any personal benefit by helping women in abusive situations don't care at all about having them allowed the information they may not have, and very much need to be able to even begin to make changes that will help them live the lives they were meant to.

I also believe it's part of the same game that was begun since Sanders first announced - racist, sexist ........ whatever else could be thrown at him and his horrible supporters.

I've done well too, despite the very abusive headwind I faced - partly d/t no-one shutting up those people who helped me realize what I needed to know.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
560. You are right..might get whiplash from all your stupid.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:19 PM
Mar 2016

Keep on connecting and setting that fine example of a DU'er....

Proceed....

polly7

(20,582 posts)
562. You might want to check out a mirror.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:22 PM
Mar 2016

Give yourself a smile while you're at it though, eh? Might make the 'stupid' go down better.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
563. I always smile, thanks...Appreciate the advice from someone living with stupid for so long.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:31 PM
Mar 2016

Ta!

You can move on now to someone who actually cares to hear what you say. Not sure why you are trying to engage me.

polly7

(20,582 posts)
566. You engaged me. ??
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:35 PM
Mar 2016

I usually smile too .... and I actually laugh at comments like yours that make no sense whatsoever. 'Living with stupid for so long'? Wtf does that even mean?

Do you always smile though when you jump in to call people stupid? I think there's a name for that ......

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
567. Aww...I didn't mean to confuse you...let me type slower so you can understand....
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:42 PM
Mar 2016


I know you don't get why racists and bigots aren't welcomed in a progressive society (or here at DU)...Maybe you should just not interact with anyone while you work through your confusion. Maybe go have some of that Willie's Tea...on second hand, maybe not.

Have a good one polly, glad I could make you laugh...please hit that ignore button now and get some rest...

polly7

(20,582 posts)
569. You're quite tired and confused, obviously.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:46 PM
Mar 2016

I don't think that even you know wtf you're talking about.

You're the one that was 'mad' enough to call someone stupid. Don't you think you should lie down for a bit?

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
576. Thanks! Pretty sure we will still disagree on honoring a banned racist, but..
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:02 PM
Mar 2016

...bless your little heart!

polly7

(20,582 posts)
579. Your game here has been pretty transparent.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:11 PM
Mar 2016

Don't ever play poker, k? (and I'm only telling you this out of genuine concern, honest).

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
580. Oh, I feel the concern you have...So glad to have you looking out for my best interest...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:22 PM
Mar 2016

Is that what you and Willie think about all those poor souls who don't think like you? So great to know you are concerned, thanks very much. Let me go and post some racists stuff to keep up with you and your boy. You guys are great role models!

Let's see: "Can you believe this????" or "Let me just leave this right here!" or "Wow!!!! Look-ee-here"

Now to find some really racists and homophobic stuff to attach to an entire populous or minority group to go along with the subject title... How am I doing? Is that the image you want? Am I doing it right??? Wouldn't want your 'concern' to go wasted...

polly7

(20,582 posts)
583. I'm very glad to have had people look out for the poor soul that WAS me.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:32 PM
Mar 2016

Get it?!?!?!

No, I wasn't lesser than anyone else, less educated, less able physically or mentally - I was trapped in a hell I thought I'd somehow made for myself and fucking grateful for the 'good' days I didn't get punched in the mouth or thrown into a wall. I actually stuck up for him out of some misguided sense of loyalty.

Look up the definition of the syndrome before you go crapping all over someone for mentioning the term.

Are you denying millions of battered and abused women suffer from the syndrome? If not, are you calling them deficient in some way? Let's get this straight!!!

I find real racists, homophobes and sexists abhorrent - I find those willing to stand by and demonize others for bringing up possibilities for why it might be happening almost as bad.

Are abused women who stay in relationships being demonized if told about a proven phenomenon that just may help them improve their chance at fucking living??

Come on, ........... explain to me how we are.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
586. Nope..I don't get it...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:45 PM
Mar 2016

It's obvious you didn't follow the thread. What *you* believe is irrelevant...you do not belong to one of the minority groups affected. You think because it's not what YOU believe that others have no cause to be outraged. It's all about you and not the group being victimized. Demanding that I explain to you anything is b.s. It's your job to understand why so many of us were offended by the idiot.

You say others shouldn't be offended or hurt or mad based on YOUR definition. There are enough people on this board to dispute your definition and say they were offended. They told him that in multiple threads over multiple months. He did exactly what you are doing and dismissed that concern....even worse: doubled down like a spoiled child and played victim.

Not sure how you are finding the racist in your life, but I live in black skin so I encounter it regularly. You are defending a racist and that's fine...I'm glad to expose you.

polly7

(20,582 posts)
589. LMFAO. 'I' don't get it??
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:48 PM
Mar 2016

You are SICK.

Anything to run as far away as possible for the proven FACT that Stockholm Syndrome exists in MANY different circumstances and with many different groups. My case is just one example - I thought it might make it a bit easier for you to understand. But someone with not one ounce of empathy or even the desire to understand isn't capable of reason, apparently. It's all about terrible, horrible WillyT!!! for mentioning it.

You are transparent ......... like a fucking window.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
591. Again...all about you and your interpretation
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:53 PM
Mar 2016

There are plenty who saw what Willie was doing...You choose to bring your interpretation of what and who victims are.

You say transparent like it's a bad thing...you obviously have some crush on Willie and his legacy....I told you fine, you love him and his racist ways...now what? Who are you trying to convince? What is your motivation? Are you trying to get me to change my mind about him? Not going to happen. You mad that he's gone? Take it up with Skinner and EarlG.

polly7

(20,582 posts)
593. Your transparency is more the equivalent of purposeful and ugly ignorance.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:59 PM
Mar 2016

My motivation's truth. What's yours, defending decades of harm from 'tough on crime', 'welfare reform', 'super-predator' - 'bring them to heel' and every other harmful thing done to NOT ONLY black minorities? Why? Has hate for Sanders and his life of protesting all of these things for some reason blinded you to anyone but yourself??

Guess what's not going to fucking happen? You convincing me you're in this but for any other reason than to slime anyone who sees vision in Sanders' candidacy. PLENTY of minorities have spoken up wondering the exact same things that the author of the article WillyT copied here did.

Suck it up.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
595. Sooo.....You call me sick, and ugly, and ignorant...
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 12:09 AM
Mar 2016

Yeah, going to convince a bunch of people to get on your team with that attitude.

For the record, unlike yourself, I'm not against anyone - except for those trying to explain why I'm sick, ugly and ignorant.

I don't really care about your need to convince me to vote for one person or another. I *do* care about racist, homophobic, and sexist posters running around unchecked. Your attacks in this thread are providing a wonderful example for all to see how rabid Willie's followers are. Contorting yourself to justify his hate speech...bravo. Again, it seems like you have an issue with EarlG and Skinner. I didn't boot him...I'm just glad that he's gone.

You need to chill out, since your hostility toward me is beyond tiresome and your tone is over the top.

polly7

(20,582 posts)
598. Awww ....
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 12:15 AM
Mar 2016


But your 'stupid' was a bit of sweetness and light.

I learned from you .......... that's something. Little game-playing, it's not just for toddlers.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
600. Look at you..using emojis like a real poster!
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 12:27 AM
Mar 2016

I guess I should have use that same one when you came crying in this thread about the poor persecuted Willie...sniff, sniff...

So you are saying that POC have a sickness and that it is akin to battered wives because they don't vote for the candidate you like? Please tell me how deep that belief is...

Oh, and just in case you forgot:

Doubled down on his infamous suggestion that black Democrats have Stockholm Syndrome, by posting an article which included the same suggestion (along with comments calling black Democrats "battered wives". The title of his OP was "Thank God I'm Not The Only One" and he bolded the Stockholm Syndrome comments to make sure everyone knew exactly what he was talking about. The first time he did this it was repeatedly explained to him by many members of this community that his comments were at best highly insensitive and at worst blatantly racist. Rather than learning from that experience he chose to double down.

http://www.democraticunderground.com?com=profile&uid=109627&sub=trans

polly7

(20,582 posts)
602. Look at you, trying to be all funny and shit.
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 12:29 AM
Mar 2016

No, POC don't have a sickness any more than I FUCKING HAD.

You really are a piece of work.

Puke. You are actually ................. gross.

I have to go run my dog, and then to bed. Try to think of something interesting before I'm back on in the next day or two, ok? If I'm not banned by then for speaking truth to ignorance. You can take that up with whomever you like.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
604. Oh, oh...he gave me homework!! Yeah!!
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 12:51 AM
Mar 2016
speaking truth to ignorance

You? buaahhaaha!! That's a good one! Whatever, man.

I'll be around the next time you try and defend Stockholm Syndrome used to blanket an entire community or equate POC with 'battered wives'.

If I'm not banned by then for speaking truth to ignorance. You can take that up with whomever you like.

Playing victim, hunh? Seriously, man, you need to calm down...think about your blood pressure. Did you need me to speak to someone about getting you banned? If you don't want to be here, just leave. If you don't like my gifs, just ignore!

polly7

(20,582 posts)
618. My blood pressure is better than yous probably ever has been or will be ......
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 09:40 AM
Mar 2016

no worries there.

I'll leave when I want to. Tattle to whoever you want to.

The only thing I need is to stop reading your absolute ignorance about real life and desperation in running away from all those Clinton imposed programs that have harmed so many - did you think blabbering on and on would make me forget those questions? I've offered examples of another group of people who've been questioned the same way this OP did about voluntarily choosing loyalty to someone whose practices have harmed their lives directly and indirectly.

The Bernie Bro!, racist!!! shit got old the second it was first trotted out. It was official campaign policy - aren't you the good little soldier.

And I don't even know WillyT apart from reading his posts for years and learning much from them. Where are all your informative posts? Oh that's right ............ you don't have any.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
588. What are you going on about...what is your point?
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:46 PM
Mar 2016

I've told you my point is to expose racists and homophobes like Willie...You are defending him. Is that why you are posting on this thread?

polly7

(20,582 posts)
590. I'm defending a medically proven phenomenon that ruins the lives of millions all around the
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:50 PM
Mar 2016

world. The question is - WHO are you defending??

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
592. Easy. The DU Community that doesn't tolerate racist and homophobes
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:55 PM
Mar 2016
The question is - WHO are you defending??

That was easy...now that you know, you can chill and take your nap.

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
599. I remind you of your ex??
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 12:19 AM
Mar 2016

Seriously, if your anger is about poor Willie's Teat, then go talk to Skinner and EarlG. All your faux anger towards people in this thread is making you look more silly than normal. "Millions of victims" LOL...whatever, man.




polly7

(20,582 posts)
601. Willie's 'Teat'? Wtf are you rambling about now?
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 12:28 AM
Mar 2016

You're the angry one, remember?

Do you believe the world ends at your borders? Still claim that Stockholm Syndrome is just a 'thing' used to be racist towards blacks (not all minorities, mind you - especially not women)? You never answered any of my questions regarding the Clintons harmful policies - are they not a 'thing'? Shouldn't you be angrier about your poor Willie's 'Teat'? Seems to me they did a fuck of a lot more harm to millions than WillyT's copy and paste article mentioning a medical truth. But ....... like, man ........ whatever.

P.S. Copying strange little gifs to try to run away from real discussion isn't really all that convincing, ya know?

Digital Puppy

(496 posts)
603. Nope, not angry...
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 12:38 AM
Mar 2016

Just frustrated that I have to deal with a racist apologist like yourself.

I don't have to respond to your non-sequiturs when you have a problem with Skinner and EarlG. Remember, you don't have to convince me....your 'truth' is limited to Willie and the other racists.

P.S. You know you need to get on the gif bandwagon! It will make you feel better and not be so angry!! You should just admit that you miss your boy...it's cool, man...we'll understand!

polly7

(20,582 posts)
619. You can go on spouting all your nasty little insults until you start foaming
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 09:43 AM
Mar 2016

at the mouth.

Doesn't bother me one way or the other.

Btw ................ how about all those Clinton policies towards minorities questions I asked? Still no answers? (Not sure you're the sharpest knife in the drawer, so don't worry too much if you can't explain how they devastated so many).

PeaceNikki

(27,985 posts)
11. Suspects? Suspects of what, exactly? Suspects of intolerance of racism and homophobia?
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:23 AM
Mar 2016

Pffft. Suspects.

LisaM

(27,789 posts)
253. I'm sorry about that, and it probably won't stop.
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 02:09 PM
Mar 2016

I get tired of that, too. All people need to do is give a little respect.

 

LanternWaste

(37,748 posts)
14. And plenty of rationalizations from his fan club
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:31 AM
Mar 2016

And plenty of rationalizations from his fan club as to why we should tolerate racist sentiments.

(six of one, half a dozen of the other... and each as irrelevant and petulant as the other)

angrychair

(8,666 posts)
228. Yep
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 01:23 PM
Mar 2016

To my shock I learned here in December, it is perfectly ok here to post antisemitic and holocaust-denial websites and their conspiracy theories as long as they are against Sanders. It's just post and comments against HRC that are not allowed.

hobbit709

(41,694 posts)
49. read what I said in post #6
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:54 AM
Mar 2016

I never said that what he posted was acceptable.

but some things are more acceptable than others around here.

George II

(67,782 posts)
81. He'd been throwing that "Stockholm Syndrome" crap at people since last spring, and...
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:12 AM
Mar 2016

...he was taken to task for it. Raising it again and calling ALL AAs "battered wives" obviously was the last straw.

 

Surya Gayatri

(15,445 posts)
63. Suspected of what exactly? Denouncing his blatant and shameful race baiting?
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:02 AM
Mar 2016

Then, I'm happy to consider myself among the so-called suspects.

Well done Admins. and none too soon. He's been flying too close to the wind for quite some time.

used in his remembrance. LOL!

MADem

(135,425 posts)
118. I'm grateful to the admins. He didn't represent Democratic values with that racist invective. nt
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:40 AM
Mar 2016
 

pintobean

(18,101 posts)
178. I'll dance.
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 12:15 PM
Mar 2016

It's been a while since I've been called a usual suspect, but if it means not wanting racists on DU, I'm in.

DemocratSinceBirth

(99,708 posts)
529. I am from Orlando...He Went to Rollins College...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 06:21 PM
Mar 2016

So did Chris Russo and Anthony Hopkins. My buddy who was a Rollins alum told me when the latter came back to speak he asked the dean where he could buy some weed.

MineralMan

(146,241 posts)
267. "Usual suspects?"
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 02:31 PM
Mar 2016

Suspects of what, exactly? You're apparently referring to DUers who oppose racism and prejudice. DUers who object to using terms like "battered wives" to refer to people of color who choose to vote for the candidate they prefer.

Of what are they suspected? Such opinions are actually quite progressive, after all. So, are they suspected of being progressives?

I don't think your statement is very clear, really. Also, the poster being discussed regularly searched for and posted just about anything available in opposition to President Obama, starting right after his inauguration in 2008. So, are the "suspects" to whom you refer supporters of our Democratic President?

See, I think that phrase is much misused by people who don't actually understand what it means.

I can't say I'm sad to see that poster gone from DU. I stopped reading most of his posts a long time ago. I grew weary of constant attacks on duly elected Democrats from questionable sources.

I suppose I'm one of the "usual suspects" you mentioned. I'm OK with that, though.

 

cwydro

(51,308 posts)
4. I found his comments in that original OP to be reprehensible.
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:18 AM
Mar 2016

I missed this other one, but I think this banning was overdue and well-deserved.

Le Taz Hot

(22,271 posts)
13. So the purge has begun.
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:28 AM
Mar 2016

A little early this time but completely expected.

Enjoy your echo chamber where independent thought is discouraged.

 

Matt_in_STL

(1,446 posts)
15. Meanwhile...
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:36 AM
Mar 2016

You have someone who received 6 hides in one day, including three 7-0 and two 6-1 jury votes and actually posted "Fuck you! I am so fucking done with this site!" now allowed amnesty and posting pretty consistently yet again.

Baitball Blogger

(46,655 posts)
24. Who? Please PM me.
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:39 AM
Mar 2016

Trying to keep track of all the background infighting on this website. Very tough to do AND keep track of the important issues.

 

PowerToThePeople

(9,610 posts)
38. Maybe Skinner will change his mind
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:49 AM
Mar 2016

Then there will be many HRC supporters with more than 10 hides and they'll get a long time off.

 

Matt_in_STL

(1,446 posts)
45. I doubt it
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:51 AM
Mar 2016

The whole point of the amnesty was to get the Hillary supporters back in here. I don't foresee any time in the future where the policy will change until it favors them.

dchill

(38,418 posts)
88. To honesty answer your question...
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:16 AM
Mar 2016

No. It is not funny. A better description, IMO, would be "symptomatic."

jsmirman

(4,507 posts)
236. Oh, really??? So what does it say that Sanders supporters
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 01:32 PM
Mar 2016

alert stalked and tried to bully into silence all the Hillary supporters here?

Or how allergic many of them are to dissent?

Or how they cannot respect the boundaries of a protected group because heavens forbid someone disagrees with them somewhere on the internet - even in a place that is specifically *not* designed for them?

That is rich coming from the Bernie side of DU. Just too rich.

sheshe2

(83,583 posts)
401. I am confused here????
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:13 PM
Mar 2016

Skinner only gave amnestry to Hill supporters? No BSers were on time out?

Wow. that could be read many different ways.

FlatBaroque

(3,160 posts)
64. LOL. Let me go all RubioGlitch on you
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:02 AM
Mar 2016

Let's dispense with the notion that Skinner doesn't know what he's doing. He knows exactly what he's doing.

Problem is it has to be done carefully because they might need our votes. (She will NEVER have my vote for anything but a vote for "Guilty as charged&quot

Hekate

(90,496 posts)
334. There are other places you might be happier. If you just tell Skinner how you really feel...
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 05:40 PM
Mar 2016

...it might help with that emotional stress you're having.

itcfish

(1,828 posts)
169. Oh Lord
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 12:07 PM
Mar 2016

So only Hillary supporters are the bad guys eh? I think it's about even from what I have been reading.

 

rhett o rick

(55,981 posts)
458. The only power that Sanders supporters here was the jury system. Now we have nothing. They
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 09:13 AM
Mar 2016

hated that we are the majority. They thought purging the most outspoken would intimidate us. Many progressive have left but not because they were intimidated. It's their site and if they want to require everyone to bow before the Clinton Aristocracy, it's their choice.

I hoped to debate issues here but Clinton supporters have never discussed issues except to say they support Clinton's position whatever it might be. She is tough and that's enough.

 

pintobean

(18,101 posts)
464. "The only power that Sanders supporters here was the jury system"
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:27 AM
Mar 2016

I assume "here" was supposed to be "had", but that's quite the admission. It shows that Skinner was dead on, and that abuse continues. The hidden posts in this thread make it obvious that Skinner's warning is being ignored.

 

rhett o rick

(55,981 posts)
465. You have the Admins on your side, you dominate MIRT and the Host Forums, you dominate
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 10:39 AM
Mar 2016

the alerts, locks and hides. The only people that get banned are progressives. You've declared war on us. We at least had the jury system to keep the bullies at bay. Now Skinner has turned the bullies lose and told them there would be no retrobution for violating Community Standards.

Progressives have an uphill fight for the 99% against the domination of the bullies of Big Money. Why should it be different here.

 

pintobean

(18,101 posts)
466. I'm a neutral observer.
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 11:01 AM
Mar 2016

Funny, both sides accuse neutrals of being on the other side. What a wacky mindset.

But, you just admitted to your side dominating and abusing the jury system. I laugh at your continued claims of being dominated by what you claim is only 20% of DUers.

Either you're completely wrong, your math is really bad, or it's something akin to Stockholm Syndrome that keeps you suppressed.

kwassa

(23,340 posts)
504. LOL!
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 02:53 PM
Mar 2016
Either you're completely wrong, your math is really bad, or it's something akin to Stockholm Syndrome that keeps you suppressed.

merrily

(45,251 posts)
627. Not all day and not always exercised in a partisan way.
Sun Mar 20, 2016, 01:44 PM
Mar 2016

I jury a lot. I have seen hides on the right that were richly deserved and hides on the right that were ridiculous. However, I have also seen posts on this board and screen caps elsewehere by the right that said they were trying to drive us off the board. So, deliberate baiting from the right was going on. I never saw the counterpart of those posts on the left. And I saw posts on the left that never should have been hidden, too. I saw more posts on the left that never should have been hidden than I saw deserved hides on the left.

So either the left did not always control juries or jurors on the left were shooting down posters on the left for no good reason. I tend to think the latter was not happening.

patricia92243

(12,591 posts)
44. I think they were trying the amnesty, etc to see if it worked. It seems
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 10:51 AM
Mar 2016

that it is not. The admins are very good about changing their mind when it is needed and they see a policy is not working as they hoped it would.

Be patient and don't give up on DU.

DemocratSinceBirth

(99,708 posts)
530. It's ironic that posters with five hundred posts are trashing posters with ten thousands of posts...
Sat Mar 19, 2016, 06:28 PM
Mar 2016

It's ironic that posters with five hundred posts are trashing posters with tens of thousands of posts and have contributed to this site for over a decade...

I have never had a time out but have come perilously close because I am in the minority here when it comes to candidate choice. Some of my friends weren't as lucky.

I still have two hides that are absolutely indefensible marring my once stellar record.

 

pintobean

(18,101 posts)
97. Is that against the TOS?
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:23 AM
Mar 2016

I know blatant racism is.

Not to defend Justin, but the infractions are not in the same league.

 

Matt_in_STL

(1,446 posts)
102. This had to do with the purge comment, not with the WillyT post.
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:26 AM
Mar 2016

And yes, up until two days ago it was against the TOS. Anyone previously stating "Fuck this site" would have received a tombstone in the past and a hearty, well earned, grave dancing thread.

 

Matt_in_STL

(1,446 posts)
107. Really?
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:32 AM
Mar 2016

People have been saying "Fuck this site" for years and sticking around? They have been personally attacking other posters and sticking around? They have been given more than 5 hides and allowed to hang around during a normal suspension time?

 

pintobean

(18,101 posts)
117. Yes
Fri Mar 18, 2016, 11:39 AM
Mar 2016

We didn't even have suspensions for the first two years of DU3. People racked up hidden posts well into the teens, and some into the twenties. Darkangel did several "Fuck this site" posts. She was banned for other reasons a few weeks ago.