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I'm not sure I like it here any more. [View all] cilla4progress Nov 2023 OP
Israel/Palestine been a difficult issue @ DU for some time. elleng Nov 2023 #1
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 2023 #6
I don't know why. elleng Nov 2023 #7
Ceasefire NOW LiberaBlueDem Nov 2023 #232
This message was self-deleted by its author Mosby Nov 2023 #15
Israel/Palestine group still exists. Angleae Nov 2023 #161
Thanks elleng Nov 2023 #189
We can be reunited sunflowerseed Nov 2023 #2
Geez. Nobody ever thought of that. NoRethugFriends Nov 2023 #4
Geez. KPN Nov 2023 #12
Case in point. nt Disaffected Nov 2023 #18
+100 KS Toronado Nov 2023 #154
Obviously one goal of HAMAS is to create global division. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #3
+1. Mass murderers and rapists are viewed as blameless victims dalton99a Nov 2023 #10
By whom? Big Blue Marble Nov 2023 #16
I would not have expected MorbidButterflyTat Nov 2023 #33
This. onecaliberal Nov 2023 #92
My post is not about Hamas. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #109
That right there... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #45
Don't let people divide you. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #106
Excellent advice, thank you... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #108
There are serious attempts to divide us right now. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #110
I have seen a lot of accusations that people are defending Hamas, but no posts to that effect. Chainfire Nov 2023 #67
It's a devastating revelation to me. onecaliberal Nov 2023 #93
Yes extremely brilliant war propaganda. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #107
or, at the very least, tolerated... wyldwolf Nov 2023 #186
Really? Diraven Nov 2023 #42
No one said that. ShazzieB Nov 2023 #72
Educate yourself. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #119
+1 million Arazi Nov 2023 #171
I note you are a new poster here. cilla4progress Nov 2023 #179
So, what is your definition of a new poster? Abolishinist Nov 2023 #185
Oh, and by the way, this so-called "new poster" Abolishinist Nov 2023 #233
I smell Putin and other autocrats behind this. ananda Nov 2023 #44
Some of us here on DU smelled a rat and a set up. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #49
Same here. ananda Nov 2023 #69
Yes some devious traps have been thrown on Biden. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #113
I visited that area when I was in Ireland Tree Lady Nov 2023 #144
That is so cool. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #213
That is way cool! ananda Nov 2023 #188
Same reason they all came. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #214
Exactly. ananda Nov 2023 #218
I agree. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #222
Wow. ananda Nov 2023 #231
He surrounds himself with capable advisors who provide him with reliable information. ariadne0614 Nov 2023 #103
Exactly. My favorite part of Joe of course is his clear Irish side. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #116
Plus, he's a Scorpio. Don't mess with Scorpios. ariadne0614 Nov 2023 #120
Ouch, he is double trouble if you push him too far. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #124
You can see it when he narrows his eyes. ariadne0614 Nov 2023 #129
Yes that is the really scary part. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #132
LOL...I thought it was age related... LeftInTX Nov 2023 #160
That's true! Goddessartist Nov 2023 #140
I don't think that Putin has any control over Hamas totodeinhere Nov 2023 #50
I guess you missed the reporting of Hamas leaders meeting several times with Bev54 Nov 2023 #59
I missed that reporting, too. ShazzieB Nov 2023 #80
It is a sign of the pure genius of the operation that people can't see the facts. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #130
Why wouldn't he? yardwork Nov 2023 #79
Someone does. They could not have pulled off this operation without help. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #126
Putin loves the international attention focused away from the Ukraine disaster. rubbersole Nov 2023 #96
I see it very clearly. yardwork Nov 2023 #76
I know, I don't understand why people can't see it. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #122
It was inevitable. yardwork Nov 2023 #153
Yes of course. Putin is at war with the US. And he will use any tactics possible to win. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #216
Not in possession of that power treestar Nov 2023 #77
CIA says only a few countries could have organized and funded this operation. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #131
China treestar Nov 2023 #167
Yes indeed. But which country has its fingerprints all over it? Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #215
Both are in cahoots with Russia right now. yardwork Nov 2023 #220
Wasn't that bin Laden's ultimate objective when al qaeda brought down the Twin Towers? sop Nov 2023 #138
There is a level of ugliness I haven't seen here before for sure. KPN Nov 2023 #5
Still not as bad as 2016, in my opinion. Paladin Nov 2023 #17
I think its definitely worse womanofthehills Nov 2023 #53
Bloodthirsty would be more accurate. sop Nov 2023 #139
Agree. I've never seen it quite like this. Goddessartist Nov 2023 #141
I agree but I think it's because Tree Lady Nov 2023 #145
I've been here since 2001--lots of divisive times, especially during primaries, but hlthe2b Nov 2023 #20
It's the accusation based on inference and extrapolation that bugs me Hermit-The-Prog Nov 2023 #51
I don't know what it will take, but the slinging of accusations back and forth among DUers hlthe2b Nov 2023 #71
One of the things that bother me tom_kelly Nov 2023 #86
That catches the essence of it Hermit-The-Prog Nov 2023 #88
I use "so, you're saying..." Think. Again. Nov 2023 #114
Asking for clarification seems less confrontational to me. Hermit-The-Prog Nov 2023 #147
Yep, I do that too... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #194
The one that surprises me is ending some horrible accusation with "Not surprised, though" Prairie Gates Nov 2023 #137
Personally, as this situation Texasgal Nov 2023 #87
I have struggled with that same thought but there is something about seeing some comments hlthe2b Nov 2023 #100
Staying quiet does have its benefits ... and costs. I think of how much has become KPN Nov 2023 #168
It's Russian and Korean and unaffiliated trolls Easterncedar Nov 2023 #83
Trolls do take advantage of cracks in the wall. But there's also much more to this specific division than KPN Nov 2023 #169
Yes indeed. But we need to hold together Easterncedar Nov 2023 #191
You're right claudette Nov 2023 #102
It's always been there in the I/P forum. It's just that it's now a huge global story, and so Crunchy Frog Nov 2023 #112
I hear you, Cilla Hekate Nov 2023 #8
Right there with you. MorbidButterflyTat Nov 2023 #9
We would all like it to be a refuge, where people marybourg Nov 2023 #52
I don't know. MorbidButterflyTat Nov 2023 #65
Just when the GOP is imploding, leave it to the Left to fracture and pull itself apart. elocs Nov 2023 #11
+1. I feel the same way Pathwalker Nov 2023 #13
Indeed. Too many ridged and polarized Disaffected Nov 2023 #14
It doesn't feel like a community. cilla4progress Nov 2023 #19
There are plenty of subtle and not so subtle troll posts lately. hadEnuf Nov 2023 #36
Lots of people who joined in October in Bettie Nov 2023 #125
I just "trash" every thread that discusses the issue, so I won't be BComplex Nov 2023 #21
i don't trash those threads, but i don't post on them--don't want to get my ass kicked orleans Nov 2023 #26
I've noticed that, too. MorbidButterflyTat Nov 2023 #39
I'm sure it's the fighting, not the formatting womanofthehills Nov 2023 #57
I've put a whole lot of people on ignore, and I almost never post on the subject. Crunchy Frog Nov 2023 #123
I have noticed that also less posts Tree Lady Nov 2023 #149
Networks call people held by Istael "prisoners" but those held by Hamas "hostages". twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #22
Israel arrested those people for criminal acts. former9thward Nov 2023 #24
They were women and teenagers according to NBC. Thanks for you comment but I twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #29
Women don't commit terrorist acts? former9thward Nov 2023 #31
18 year olds with lots of weapon and incendiary device charges. LeftInTX Nov 2023 #62
You seem to believe the news more than I. twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #104
It's not news, it's a list from the Israeli govt of prisoners to be released. LeftInTX Nov 2023 #158
All your words not mine. twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #170
So if you don't like it, "fake news?" Happy Hoosier Nov 2023 #166
Name calling becomes you. twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #172
I didn't call you a name... Happy Hoosier Nov 2023 #174
Where have I heard that before? twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #175
In One Of Your Prior Posts? ProfessorGAC Nov 2023 #200
My point is that the news is slanted. If you choose to believe otherwise so be it. Condescending comments are always up twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #202
3000 of the 8300 are being held under an administrative detention - Ms. Toad Nov 2023 #196
Here is the actual list of 300 to be released from the Govt of Israel. Prison ID's, date of arrest and everything. LeftInTX Nov 2023 #198
3,000 Palestinians are held in 'Administrative Detention' duhneece Nov 2023 #136
Anyone taken by Hamas on the 7th FHRRK Nov 2023 #25
Yup MorbidButterflyTat Nov 2023 #41
Sorry, i dont understand this comment. ShazzieB Nov 2023 #70
Um. you do realize Israel has free and fair elections. paleotn Nov 2023 #142
Yes, Hamas does do that EX500rider Nov 2023 #150
So does Lebanon LeftInTX Nov 2023 #165
The Establishment Western media does this NotVeryImportant Nov 2023 #68
Thanks so much. You should come here more often. Peace to all. twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #105
Not even al-jazeera calls Palestinian prisoners "hostages" LeftInTX Nov 2023 #173
Unfortunately SocialDemocrat61 Nov 2023 #23
I spend a lot less time on DU than I used to. Biophilic Nov 2023 #27
Everyone has a right to their opinion - not a big deal. walkingman Nov 2023 #28
It cannot be allowed to become an overarching issue that smothers our freedoms and civil rights issues bucolic_frolic Nov 2023 #30
It's been a shock, all right. Basic LA Nov 2023 #32
We have to push through anyway. Ruth Marcus wrote today about how even her Jewish family pnwmom Nov 2023 #34
Thank you for this, pnwmom! Goddessartist Nov 2023 #146
Cooler heads will prevail over time BaronChocula Nov 2023 #35
My life here is less contentious Arthur_Frain Nov 2023 #37
I agree wholeheartedly SpankMe Nov 2023 #38
I put a handful on ignore... demmiblue Nov 2023 #40
If we are divided, it is because it is not a black and white situation. crim son Nov 2023 #43
In asking "what hope is there for the world?" you've probably asked what most of us are thinking Kennah Nov 2023 #46
i'm laying low. barbtries Nov 2023 #47
I've always appreciated your posts. MorbidButterflyTat Nov 2023 #64
I'm feeling the same way. The Hamas/Israeli war is so obviously... brush Nov 2023 #48
I think that you just called anyone's OBJECTIONS to Israel's POLITICAL motiviations "anti-Semitism". TeamProg Nov 2023 #66
I have no idea how you come to that conclusion. brush Nov 2023 #84
There is a major difference between... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #118
Define anti-Semitism and Islamophobia however you want. I'm still against discrimination against both Muslims and Jews. brush Nov 2023 #164
If I misread your post, I apologize... Think. Again. Nov 2023 #195
I don't see how you made that mistake (I wanted it clear my feelings on Hamas) but your apology is accepted. brush Nov 2023 #210
Your posts have been balanced.. LeftInTX Nov 2023 #178
Auto-trash by keyword is my friend. hunter Nov 2023 #54
It absolutely breaks my heart. I am shocked by some of the extremist cant from both ends. marble falls Nov 2023 #55
"They've" ??? Who are "they"? We? We all have our differences. It's how settle them that makes us TeamProg Nov 2023 #56
Member for awhile never commented CommonOkie Nov 2023 #58
At least the flood of astroturfing is fun Sympthsical Nov 2023 #60
Well-spotted Hekate Nov 2023 #99
Doctor's - get it right AZSkiffyGeek Nov 2023 #155
Edited, sorry Sympthsical Nov 2023 #156
THANK YOU MIRT.... I'm seeing a lot of Cha Nov 2023 #61
Seems to me there are many members Enoki33 Nov 2023 #63
I have a VERY long block list. usonian Nov 2023 #73
Intolerant Religions lildDemz Nov 2023 #74
Some issues are not liberal b conservative. treestar Nov 2023 #75
In all honesty my impression is that moniss Nov 2023 #78
Who is the "they" who have contrived an issue to divide us? brooklynite Nov 2023 #81
I was about to ask the same. Abolishinist Nov 2023 #90
I was wondering who "they" are too. nt Raine Nov 2023 #97
This is one of those really trying times, with emotions and opinions running really hot. NewHendoLib Nov 2023 #82
Yep. It feels a lil different now. FM123 Nov 2023 #85
I, for one, still love you all. Really. SYFROYH Nov 2023 #89
I've noped out of most of those threads pretty quickly Warpy Nov 2023 #91
I hear ya. NT Patton French Nov 2023 #94
Because this is a robust community Patton French Nov 2023 #95
This message was self-deleted by its author traitorsgalore Nov 2023 #98
A very thoughtful post moniss Nov 2023 #128
This. RainWalker Nov 2023 #133
Yes! Goddessartist Nov 2023 #148
That's not the only issue here claudette Nov 2023 #101
Time for a cease fire. Earth-shine Nov 2023 #111
it's a surprise, cuz it's been kept in it's own forum. this has always been here. mopinko Nov 2023 #115
I have Jewish friends, I have Palestinian friends Marthe48 Nov 2023 #117
It is certainly the most divisive subject that I've ever seen here... Ferrets are Cool Nov 2023 #121
You think DU is a bellwether for world peace? NCIndie Nov 2023 #127
Can't get involved. We have our own problems, and the burden of World problems is staggering 634-5789 Nov 2023 #134
I have not been able to tune in lately for various reasons, peacebuzzard Nov 2023 #135
Issues from that nexus tends to always divide. Hang in there. nt Trueblue Texan Nov 2023 #143
DU is not the center of the nation nor the universe. Marcus IM Nov 2023 #151
No...it won't. CincyDem Nov 2023 #157
Don't take it so seriously. The issues are alienating Firestorm49 Nov 2023 #152
I think most on DU agree SCantiGOP Nov 2023 #159
Driving division mamacita75 Nov 2023 #162
surely you recall during Bush Regime this topic was quite prominent in terms of posts and division. msfiddlestix Nov 2023 #163
Maybe They Should Bring Back The "Ask The Administrators Forum" ? Jacob2 Nov 2023 #176
It seems to be a religious war. Am I wrong? You can tell me and insult me if you like. twodogsbarking Nov 2023 #177
Is it because of all the latent antisemites? BannonsLiver Nov 2023 #180
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 2023 #181
keep an eye on the prize..the destruction of trump and all things gop dembotoz Nov 2023 #182
Too many have bought into the nonsense that Biden/US/DC Dems have advocated for genocide which is bullshit LonePirate Nov 2023 #183
This message was self-deleted by its author BootinUp Nov 2023 #190
If a nation, all of its people, can be defined by the soldierant Nov 2023 #184
This message was self-deleted by its author BootinUp Nov 2023 #187
Some posters are getting VERY sensitive about everything posted here. Someone tried to give me a hard time for the term SoFlaBro Nov 2023 #192
I bet the person was lily white too, cuz I'm Armenian and we are sweaty, but wouldn't consider it racist LeftInTX Nov 2023 #207
Armenians are sweaty? I've seen sweaty Canadians playing hockey. Sweaty IRA bombers. Sweaty black guys laying asphalt. SoFlaBro Nov 2023 #212
It's generally about smelly armpits. Everyone sweats, but those with hairier armpits seem to have more types of glands LeftInTX Nov 2023 #223
What's dividing liberals in my VERY liberal city moreland01 Nov 2023 #193
I'm not divided, because it ALL makes me sick Skittles Nov 2023 #197
Its not the first harmful division here quakerboy Nov 2023 #199
Don't worry, whichever side succeeds in removing the most posts Azathoth Nov 2023 #201
+1. dalton99a Nov 2023 #219
THEY have come up with a way? Silent3 Nov 2023 #203
Except that our tax dollars are funding a good chunk of it LeftInTX Nov 2023 #206
And so? Silent3 Nov 2023 #208
That's likely why there have been so many protests involving the war and why the protests have spread here LeftInTX Nov 2023 #209
You seem to be missing the point. Silent3 Nov 2023 #211
Agree. Bickering on DU is pretty much our own doing. LeftInTX Nov 2023 #224
You extrapolated "express purpose" cilla4progress Nov 2023 #226
Part of whose intention? Silent3 Nov 2023 #229
So, October 7th was nothing? cilla4progress Nov 2023 #230
I'm not so sure.. cilla4progress Nov 2023 #225
Climate change will eventually grab our attention and we may finally rally around a common cause... KewlKat Nov 2023 #204
I won't be divided Leith Nov 2023 #205
To me, when any group is divided in opinion its Laura PourMeADrink Nov 2023 #217
It's pretty bad Prairie Gates Nov 2023 #221
Some of us actually see both sides of this issue. LakeArenal Nov 2023 #227
👇👇👇👁️👁️ Goonch Nov 2023 #228
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