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The forum went very left of centre, all opposing views got deleted, posters warned / banned. Since my arrival this is being unwound, there seem to be more happy people than unhappy from the PM's I receive.

Over the last 18 months people have lost their tolerance for alternative opinions & we need to be more tolerant of others going .
Seems Lib did not get the memo
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Seems Lib did not get the memo
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The thread is now closed and it will remain closed. The reason why it was closed to begin with, was because this isn't your platform to promote your political agenda. I will not get into details but a good majority of the material you're posting in regards to President Trump are erroneous or misleading copy-and-paste jobs. If I wanted to read the Hill, I would simply do so. It would be absolutely fantastic, if you could refrain from providing us with more drivel from "The Hill by Marton". Get a life.
LIB is one of those mods where you have no clue how or why he was promoted in the first place, or why he still remains a mod. On the infrequent occasion he does post it is usually to try and on other members by trying so very overly hard to act cool and/or wise in the most condescending ways possible. People who are not interested in being a mod or engaging with the community should just retire the position with some dignity rather than keep and abuse the powers.

At least FMF seems to be making an effort to be a mod now.
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Old 02.08.2021, 11:17
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LIB is one of those mods where you have no clue how or why he was promoted in the first place, or why he still remains a mod. On the infrequent occasion he does post it is usually to try and on other members by trying so very overly hard to act cool and/or wise in the most condescending ways possible. People who are not interested in being a mod or engaging with the community should just retire the position with some dignity rather than keep and abuse the powers.

At least FMF seems to be making an effort to be a mod now.
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The thread is now closed and it will remain closed. The reason why it was closed to begin with, was because this isn't your platform to promote your political agenda. I will not get into details but a good majority of the material you're posting in regards to President Trump are erroneous or misleading copy-and-paste jobs. If I wanted to read the Hill, I would simply do so. It would be absolutely fantastic, if you could refrain from providing us with more drivel from "The Hill by Marton". Get a life.
Seems to be there are different opinions among the mods about deleting material that is erroneous.

Agree about FMF.

BTW, for those at the back of the class it is now ex-president Trump.
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Old 02.08.2021, 11:25
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BTW, for those at the back of the class it is now ex-president Trump.
For those at the front of the class. Please tell teacher that she's mistaken.

It is customary to address former presidents as president. In his inauguration speech for example, Biden addressed all present ex-presidents as President Obama, President Bush, President Clinton etc etc.
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BTW, for those at the back of the class it is now ex-president Trump.
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Old 02.08.2021, 13:07
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Old 02.08.2021, 13:24
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Copy and paste this into your login password field, your account will get self deleted. Also, all your posts between the year 2000 and 2030 will get deleted!

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Old 02.08.2021, 13:30
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For those at the front of the class. Please tell teacher that she's mistaken.

It is customary to address former presidents as president. In his inauguration speech for example, Biden addressed all present ex-presidents as President Obama, President Bush, President Clinton etc etc.
Good bluff but in the official transcript of his inauguration speech Biden did not mention President Obama, President Bush, President Clinton.
He also did not mention Trump which blows your example out of the water.

Anyway, Biden has no influence over me, for me, Trump will always be the ex-president who lost the House, the Senate, and the White House in quick succession.
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Old 02.08.2021, 13:32
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Now we know where you are sitting...

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Seems to be there are different opinions among the mods about deleting material that is erroneous.

Agree about FMF.

BTW, for those at the back of the class it is now ex-president Trump.
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Old 02.08.2021, 14:03
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Good bluff but in the official transcript of his inauguration speech Biden did not mention President Obama, President Bush, President Clinton.
He also did not mention Trump which blows your example out of the water.

Anyway, Biden has no influence over me, for me, Trump will always be the ex-president who lost the House, the Senate, and the White House in quick succession.
He did mention President Carter.
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He did mention President Carter.
Biden was his usual self in that speech, he was all over the place without clear line.

Like President there's only one Vice President, yet he called both Pence and Harris that. And he mentioned VP Pence last in the persons/positions he addressed individually, that's definitely not according to protocol. It does show however that Biden has no problem with going against protocol just as long as he can slight Trump, whom he didn't mention.

He didn't afford Lincoln any salutation(?)(eg. Mr) or title at one place but calls him President in another. He calls Carter President but not Washington.

That said, us.gov says to address former presidents with "Mr. LastName" in a letter. Certainly the same applies in direct conversation, otherwise it would be mentioned.
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The thread is now closed and it will remain closed. The reason why it was closed to begin with, was because this isn't your platform to promote your political agenda. I will not get into details but a good majority of the material you're posting in regards to President Trump are erroneous or misleading copy-and-paste jobs. If I wanted to read the Hill, I would simply do so. It would be absolutely fantastic, if you could refrain from providing us with more drivel from "The Hill by Marton". Get a life.


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Now this bugs me. I enjoyed that thread since it kept me up to date on Trump’s politics, which is still alive and well in the US. Signs supporting Trump are easily found, especially in rural areas, and pickups carrying a large US flag are usually associated with Trumpsters. For one mod to cite inclusivity while another closes a thread on Trump clearly demonstrates how subjective mods’ rights and their interpretations are. I personally feel Lib, who I enjoy as a poster and a person, overstepped his rights as a mod.
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Now this bugs me. I enjoyed that thread since it kept me up to date on Trump’s politics, which is still alive and well in the US.
The thread was Marton talking to himself with the occasional comment from someone else.
It was one of the few places I heard of trump news but I don't really care about the man anymore now that he's not in office.
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Trump is gone, but all the lefties still missing him. Must have been true love
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Trump is gone, but all the lefties still missing him. Must have been true love
They need a target to bash in order to shift attention from goldfish attention span grandpa Biden...
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Old 03.08.2021, 11:32
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The thread is now closed and it will remain closed. The reason why it was closed to begin with, was because this isn't your platform to promote your political agenda. I will not get into details but a good majority of the material you're posting in regards to President Trump are erroneous or misleading copy-and-paste jobs. If I wanted to read the Hill, I would simply do so. It would be absolutely fantastic, if you could refrain from providing us with more drivel from "The Hill by Marton". Get a life.


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Now this bugs me. I enjoyed that thread since it kept me up to date on Trump’s politics, which is still alive and well in the US. Signs supporting Trump are easily found, especially in rural areas, and pickups carrying a large US flag are usually associated with Trumpsters. For one mod to cite inclusivity while another closes a thread on Trump clearly demonstrates how subjective mods’ rights and their interpretations are. I personally feel Lib, who I enjoy as a poster and a person, overstepped his rights as a mod.
Thank you olygirl for your message. If the communication of other members would have been like yours. I.e. I don't agree with such and such because of reason such and such, we could have had a healthy discourse about a topic, regardless of opposing opinions that members may have. However, when one incessantly chooses to post half-truths or misleading information and fails to provide proper sources, then the argument is nil.
Take this post for instance and compare it to the Wikipedia entry on the incident.
I'm not a fan of using Wikipedia as a source but it sure reads a whole lot differently.
Marton: A St. Louis couple who gained notoriety for pointing guns at BLM social justice demonstrators last year pleaded guilty Thursday to misdemeanor charges, were fined, and agreed to give up the weapons they used during the confrontation.
Actual Description: On June 28, 2020, a crowd of approximately 500 Black Lives Matter protesters entered Portland Place, a private gated neighborhood, as they were attempting to walk from their initial gathering place to then gather in front of the home of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson on an adjacent neighborhood street. The crowd had come together in demonstration against Mayor Krewson . . .
Notice the difference. Lawers raising gun at BLM protesters vs. Roughly 500 BLM protesters break into a gated community and damage iron wrought gate.
Same incident, different portrayal.

Furthermore, your assumed connotation between pickup trucks and large American flags I found a far-fetched and fallacious at best.

The reason why the thread was closed and re-opened and closed again was mainly because of my miscommunication and it has nothing to do with over-stepping any boundaries. Since we're all online at different times of the day, mods tend to oversee or neglect to inform others of actions undertaken. FMF and I communicated and it's all clear now.
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LIB is one of those mods where you have no clue how or why he was promoted in the first place, or why he still remains a mod. On the infrequent occasion he does post it is usually to try and on other members by trying so very overly hard to act cool and/or wise in the most condescending ways possible. People who are not interested in being a mod or engaging with the community should just retire the position with some dignity rather than keep and abuse the powers.

At least FMF seems to be making an effort to be a mod now.
Can we please exchange 50 members like Chuff for 1 LiB?
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... I found a far-fetched and fallacious at best.

The reason why the thread was closed and re-opened and closed again was mainly because of my miscommunication and it has nothing to do with over-stepping any boundaries. Since we're all online at different times of the day, mods tend to oversee or neglect to inform others of actions undertaken. FMF and I communicated and it's all clear now.


So totally subjective moderation? What is all cclear now?
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So totally subjective moderation? What is all cclear now?
Absolutely not but I don't think you're in the capacity to understand it either way.
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Absolutely not but I don't think you're in the capacity to understand it either way.
Meaning?
I assume you're attempting an insult there.
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