Skip to comments.Little Pavel Flies South for the Winter
Posted on 09/11/2012 2:51:42 PM PDT by jfd1776
Our young campaign volunteer learns how some homeowners steal votes in Florida
Pavel Syerov, Jr was in the dining room, playing rummy with his little brother, Paco (his real name was Peter, but everyone called him Paco), when their dad called their attention to something on the internet.
Have you heard about Wendy Rosen? he asked his politically-interested son. Its all over the news
Pavel said he hadnt.
Well, she was a Democrat candidate for Congress, and she just dropped out of the race, less than two months before the election. His dad was quickly scanning the news for more about her, finding little. Jan Schakowsky just did an event for her, too. Heh, heh serves her right. Wasted a day on somebody who dropped out within a week. Cool.
Pavel read the article, and decided it was time to pay a visit to his old friends at 51st Ward Party Headquarters. He checked his wallet so he could pick up some snacks on the way and then he made sure he had some antacids in his pocket, just in case.
Continue reading at http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2012/09/little-pavel-flies-south-for-the-winter.html
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Everytime you post one of your bandwidth wasting rants is also theft of property YOU don’t own.
Got it Hummergummer?
Nope. Whole different deal.
I’m not directing Free Republic’s traffic to my blog to get hits.
I don’t expect you to see the difference, but it would likely
serve you well to shut the hell up about things you obviously
don’t understand at all.
At a minimum you would appear a bit less ignorant.
Or is this what they sometimes call incontinent content?
There are Communist/MSM sleepers here who would rather that you sent traffic to MSM than to a blog of a bona fide thinking conservative. Be Well!
There are scummy bloggers here who would use Free Republic to steal hits for second-hand recycled MSM material.
If you have something to say, say it directly. Don't be so afraid.
You have no objections to directing traffic to MSM sites, even the most left wing ones, do you? Why is that?
You have bumped this thread you despise more times than the thread author, why is that?
A humble man would perhaps FReepmail the author behind the scenes, you sir, while accusing others of selfishly directing traffic to their blogs, selfishly bring attention to yourself.
Good day to you.
BUMP to the thread.
Well, I’m glad to see you at least found the courage to address me directly.
Next time, you need not go about muttering behind someone’s back like a weasel.
There’s another band wasting bump!
Obviously...YOU don’t get it, Brainiac!
Shutting up just ain’t my style.
Allright, as you choose. Thank you jfd1776 for posting this excerpted article. I hope that it brings great attention to your blog, as it gives us much better content than many "mainstream" sources that are constantly excerpted.
Thanks for posting, ignore the ill mannered schmuck harassing you, lot’s of us are tired of his self important act.
Good evening, all!
Many thanks for the support, Freepers!
So you even understand what that means?
To take your illogical and uninformed assertion to it's conclusion, it must be theft for someone to operate a hot dog cart next to a large office building. They must be "stealing" from the cafeteria. It must be theft to put up a sign next to a highway for your business. Sounds a lot like Obama: "You didn't build that"
It's one thing when the blog is simply a re-post of something in the news. Another entirely when it's original content.
Please explain to me exactly what has been "stolen" from FR when a Freeper clicks on a link to a blog post. Bandwidth? Electrons? How does that change if the article is posted in it's entirety?
Advertising. Folks pay to keep this site running, not to provide free advertising for bloggers.
Just disregard Grumblegummer, his jealousy knows no bounds.
Well, FR doesn't sell ads so there is nothing to be "stolen". I guess the only logical conclusion would be for the blogger to sue FR which would then mean that ONLY excerpts would be allowed.
Please explain in your infinite wisdom how excerpting a blog is different than excerpting a commercial site. How one is theft and the other, is not. Then try to square that with the FR position on excerpts vs. full content posts. There is much more validity in the argument that FR is "stealing" when we post content (or links) from commercial sites than there is that linking to a blog on FR is stealing from FR. Without that content (or links) there is no FR, and no donations coming on to support it.
If someone owns material and can share it in full on FR, but chooses instead to “tease” it with one-liners, that isn’t “sharing,” it’s spamming.
Excerpting a blog may be wrong and not cool, and even against the rules here at FR, but that is entirely different than theft.
If posting a link to a blog is theft, then so is posting a link to a commercial site. Simple as that. Without links and content from other sites (commercial, blogs, et. al), FR does not exist as we rely very heavily on content from others.
I don't have a blog. If I did, and I wanted to share something with Freepers, I myself would post the article in it's entirety. I don't have an issue if others only post excerpts and I'm not nanny enough to police the internet. If an article intrigues me I read it. If it's an excerpt I make a decision as to whether I want to click the link to read the rest. I'm an adult and that's what adults do. If the poster is breaking the rules, the moderators can go ahead and remove the post and even ban the poster if they are habitual rule breakers. Calling them a thief is uncalled for in a civilized society.
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