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Blog Police Creeps Are George Soros Plants
Vanity | 11/19/10 | Warner Todd Huston

Posted on 11/19/2010 9:54:46 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus

Blog Police Creeps Are George Soros Plants

For at least a month now a crew of three or four screen names here on Free Republic have been used to spam post after post all across the board. They have decided that they are Free Republic's police, they think they speak for the whole board, and have been attempting to drive people off this site. But are they real FReepers? Or are they something else?

It is pretty clear that they are being paid to do this by a George Soros-styled, left wing organization to spam FR, attack posters, and attempt to destroy this board.

If you haven't noticed these attacks (and they're hard to miss) these three or four posters swarm any post they don't like attempting to drive the original thread posters off FR. Additionally, when any other FReeper stands up for the original post these three or four screen names are used to attack those FReepers that dare oppose them. They call their attacks a "blogpimp" attack. Anyone that posts from a blog is targeted for destruction by these "people."

Do these just three or four screen names belong to real FReepers that think they know better than everyone else and imagine that they speak for everyone? Or are they something more nefarious? Are they really, in fact, a left-wing, astroturf effort meant to disrupt Free Republic?

Let's take a look at the methods of these screen names to see that their efforts are a perfect example of leftists methods…

Long-Term Plans
One of the many methods of these infiltrating leftists is to set up a screen name, use it for a while in a way that makes it seem as if the screen name is a normal poster. And then, ultimately, use the screen name for their actual purpose -- disrupting the board. This has happened on many other sites. It is a long-term project that these leftists engage.

Attack Times
The same three or four names pop up at all hours of the day or night. It's as if there is really a whole crew of people constantly monitoring FR for a post they can attack. It is a bit hard to believe that a real FReeper could be online ready to attack at 7AM, Noon, 9AM, 9PM, AND 1AM. But these screen names are used to attack at all hours of the day. It is easy to suspect that these three or four screen names are being used by multiple people in an organized campaign and we know the left has paid for crews that do this all across the Internet. The left posts fake messages on thousands of different websites a day and we here know for a fact that some of these leftists try their hardest to disrupt FR.

A Series of Lies
Like true leftists they employ always changing accusations of why the posts they are attacking is what they claim is a bad post. One minute they are claiming that an original post is "making money" off FReepers. Then when that is proven wrong they claim that the original post is "stealing" content from others and not original material. Then when that is proven wrong they suddenly find that their complaint is that the original post is asking FReepers to click offsite to see more information. Next they begin claiming that FR rules have been violated when they clearly haven't been. It is clear that there is no satisfying them because their complaints change nearly every day. Of course, the reason their complaints are ever changing is because they don't care about the complaints, they care about disrupting FR.

Name Calling, Attacking Others
Another example of the leftist methods of these screen names is abusive attacks, name calling, and belligerent behavior. These attackers have called FReepers vile names (especially "homosexuals") when they are opposed. They swarm any supporter of the original thread they are attacking and also follow them to other entries on FR to attack them there, too. This is typical leftist, thug behavior.

The Goal
One of the things these left-wing infiltrators claim is that they only want bloggers to post an entire post in FR and to stop FR members from clicking to blogs. But the real goal is to drive bloggers off FR in order to stop bloggers from talking to each other and to isolate conservatives apart from each other, stopping coordination and "fellowship," if you will. They want bloggers cut out of the major influence they've gained in this New Media era.

Yes, there is a whole lot going on here that should outrage an honest FReeper.

-They claim that FR rules are being broken. This is obviously a lie because the moderators have made no attempt to stop the sort of posts that these fake screen names are being used to attack. If the mods have made no attempt to stop these original posts, it is obvious no rules are being broken.

-These fake screen names have been used off FR, too. For instance one of the fake screen names was used to attack me and name call in the comments of my own YouTube channel. I had to delete the vile comments attributed to this screen name. So it is clear that these names are being used to attack other sites, too.

-These names have been used to attack posts put in the FR blog section. Yes, paradoxically this organized attack against posts from blogs is going on IN THE FR BLOG SECTION! Clearly they don't care about truth or honesty. Attacking postings from blogs in the very section in which they are supposed to be posted is illogical, but it is a good way to disrupt the board.

-Even when they are directly told by multiple FReepers that their actions are not wanted they then step up the attacks by creating oversized images and posing dozens of times in a thread.

-Also as they've been told by dozens of FReepers that their actions are not wanted and even as their complaints have been ignored by the mods they continue day in and day out to initiate these attacks. Clearly this is a whole program as any normal poster would have tired of this campaign after a month of their complaints being ignored by the mods. Who would put so much efort and time into such an organized attack without being paid?

In the end it is obviously all a left-wing , paid for campaign because of the persistence. After all, a normal, real poster if he didn't like a particular sort of thread would simply not click on them and read them. A normal person would avoid such a thread. But these fake screen names swarm every post they claim not to like, they do so dozens of times a day, they do so all together, and they do so multiple times on every post. THAT is an organized campaign, not just an honest poster miffed at another FReeper for posting something e doesn't like.

One guy obsessing about an issue is one thing. We all see one guy here and there that does this. But a whole crew of such obsessors? Hardly seems real, does it? No, it all smacks of an organized, left-wing, paid-for campaign.

The solution? Well, obviously ignoring them has been successful. After all, this paid-for campaign has resulted in no actions by the mods in favor of the campaigner's goal (that would be the elimination of many FReepers from the site). But the annoyance they represent is still disrupting every thread upon which they appear. The only other soution is to complain to the mods and report these guys, I suppose.

In any case, what ever becomes of this obviously Soros paid-for campaign, I thought it was something we should all be aware of.

Lastly, I'll use my own posts that these leftists have been attacking as an example. I have been a FReeper for five years and posting my original content every single day for almost that whole time. I have been posting the same stuff for five years and never once gotten a complaint until this last month or so. Only over the last month I've been attacked by these fake FReepers all of a sudden and all at once? As I said, this is an organized effort. NOT honest FReepers.

(I will not name the fake screen names in this post. They will reveal themselves in a few minutes after this is posted, so I won't have to name names here. They'll do it themselves, I'm sure.)


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1 posted on 11/19/2010 9:54:52 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Blog pimp


2 posted on 11/19/2010 9:56:54 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Blog Pimp.


3 posted on 11/19/2010 9:59:34 AM PST by roamer_1 (Globalism is just Socialism in a business suit)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Yep! They're being well paid by someone! Or at least for their sake, I hope they are...cause they're awfully good at screaming "blogpimp!"
4 posted on 11/19/2010 10:00:19 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (Raise taxes on the wealthy...kill the jobs they create!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

From Wikipedia:

“Paranoid personality disorder is a psychiatric diagnosis characterized by paranoia and a pervasive, long-standing suspiciousness and generalized mistrust of others.

Those with the condition are hypersensitive, are easily slighted, and habitually relate to the world by vigilant scanning of the environment for clues or suggestions to validate their prejudicial ideas or biases. Paranoid individuals are eager observers. They think they are in danger and look for signs and threats of that danger, disregarding any facts. ( Waldinger, 1997). They tend to be guarded and suspicious and have quite constricted emotional lives. Their incapacity for meaningful emotional involvement and the general pattern of isolated withdrawal often lend a quality of schizoid isolation to their life experience.[1]”


5 posted on 11/19/2010 10:00:19 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Right, George Soros has devised a plan to go after you personally.

It is to laugh.

6 posted on 11/19/2010 10:00:37 AM PST by Notary Sojac (I've been ionized, but I'm okay now.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Profiling! I like it! Now if only the TSA would employ your tactics. . .


7 posted on 11/19/2010 10:00:40 AM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Who are you talking about? Who are the screen names who are doing this? I mean your post is well thought out and well written so why not say who your suspects are then we can all be on the lookout for them.


8 posted on 11/19/2010 10:01:13 AM PST by Americanexpat
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I don’t get it either. If it is newsworthy, I enjoy the opportunity to read it. I really don’t care if you can read it somewhere else, too, without it being on the “blog.”

Hundreds of articles stream by every day. Some come up 2, 5, 10 times in a day. Click on the ones you want to read and skip the rest. No big deal.

FR has had some faddish, cliqueish folks come and go over the years. This “blog whining” is just more of the same thing.


9 posted on 11/19/2010 10:03:28 AM PST by Bartholomew Roberts
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Well, maybe it was not one of the Soros creeps, but recently I posted a pic of Cagney and the grapefruit scene from public enemy and all of a sudden a poster found it offensive and claimed I was inciting violence against women.

Now in all fairness it was on a column about Cindy McCain and the stuff about gays in the military lately. I captioned it ‘Cagneys advice to McCain’, but it was a joke, is all.

I found it kind of a left wing liberal response to my joke and was pretty surprised it happened on FR.


10 posted on 11/19/2010 10:03:28 AM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Good post. We had the same types around back during the California Recall...

They were Account teams.. 24 ops. nothing new.. Boilerplate materal.. coordinated drive-bys.. ridiculing conservative candidates as losers and unelectable .. fixated on advancing a progressive agenda.. which is the same as the left’s and moderates.

Probably working for Soros back then too..

Sidenote: are you sick of the Mitt ads yet? :-)


11 posted on 11/19/2010 10:03:47 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Notary Sojac
Right, George Soros has devised a plan to go after you personally.
Are you not paying attention? They are going after me. They are going after all sort of posters here at FR. Come on, pal. Wake up.
12 posted on 11/19/2010 10:05:07 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus
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To: NormsRevenge
Sidenote: are you sick of the Mitt ads yet? :-)
LOL. I know what you mean.
13 posted on 11/19/2010 10:06:26 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Isn’t this like a guy who owns a McDonald’s franchise complaining that all his customers say that Burger King is better so it must be a conspiracy against him?

Dude, you need thick skin here, you should have figured it out by now. You also should have figured out a long time ago that if you constantly post links back to your own site, people will take exception.

Be honest, how many articles have you linked back to your own website, 100, 500, 1,000?


14 posted on 11/19/2010 10:07:00 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Paladin2
LOL.

As someone who has mentioned this guy's blog pimping, I am still waiting for that George Soros check to come rolling in. It's why I joined FR 12 years ago, I was part of the BPP (Blog Pimp Project). Soros is very forward looking.

All I have ever said is that FReepers who re-post a piece from their personal blog ought to post the article in its entirety, not make other FReepers go to their web site. There are no copyright issues for their own stuff, so why do they want us to go to their site to read it? The obvious answer is that they want to use FReepers to increase their hits. And they do it in a disingenuous way, by making it seem as though they are posting a third party original piece that they found and are sharing, not mentioning that it is their own stuff.

Lots of FReepers have their own blogs and occasionally post stuff from them here. Not all of those FReepers are so dishonest about their motives.

15 posted on 11/19/2010 10:07:15 AM PST by Defiant (I'm a Fabian Constitutionalist. Roll back FDR and progressivism!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

You are either a master of satire, or strangely paranoid. For all I know, you may be both. Either way, I’m not one who spends much time hassling blogpimps, but you’ve convinced me that I need to do more of it. Call me what you will, but people posting on FreeRepublic just to get hits to their blogs are annoying.


16 posted on 11/19/2010 10:07:35 AM PST by FourPeas (Pester not the geek, for the electrons are his friends.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Um, why would George Soros want you to post your articles here in full? Please explain. Your logic eludes me....


17 posted on 11/19/2010 10:07:57 AM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's Easy! Use FR to Pimp Your Blog!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

A few weeks ago I noticed three people being real jerks on here. I was just doing a little poking and saw that all three had signed up in June 2010. Doesn’t necessarily mean anything, but I sure thought it was interesting.


18 posted on 11/19/2010 10:08:18 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Your delusions of adequacy are amusing.

The usual “blog pimp enforcers” are not part of a leftwing conspiracy against you, they just don't want you pimping your stupid blogs with an excerpt when you could post the entire thing.

But why go with a reasonable and simple explanation when a vast conspiracy makes you sound so much more reasonable and down to Earth! LOL!

19 posted on 11/19/2010 10:08:31 AM PST by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I’ve noticed this - the blogpimp police.

Problem with your thesis, is they’re right. Why drive people off to blogs to view embedded youtube videos with no meaningful analysis? Just posting youtube links is more appropriate.

Of course, embedding the youtube video into a freerepublic post would be easiest of all - but you can’t make money off google ads that way.


20 posted on 11/19/2010 10:08:31 AM PST by sbMKE
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