Skip to comments.It's Ron Paul's World
Posted on 05/11/2011 7:57:32 AM PDT by aic4ever
We're just living in it. Says...Juan Williams...
Very interesting conversation about the results of Paul's being the father of the Tea Party movement, and in particular following on the discussion of the legalization of drugs.
(Excerpt) Read more at organizedexploitation.blogspot.com ...
Juan Williams is one sick puppy. His rants border on insanity.
Why don’t you participate on Free Republic threads that don’t link to this blog?
Juan Williams’ comment made me madder than hell, as he is using Ron Paul as a stealth weapon AGAINST the Tea Party...
Rick Santelli’s comment about a Tea Party from the trading floor makes HIM more the “father of the Tea Party” than Paul. And he’s not running for President.
Juan Williams hopes to injure the Tea Party with Paul’s drug legalization rhetoric....shame on you, Williams.
So you just take someone else’s video, Fox Business in this case, post it on your blog and think we should give you some hits?
Why not link to the original and not load the spyware on Freepers computers?
This critter doesn’t even participate in it’s own blogpimping threads:
Freakin’ spam bot.
Shut up, Juan.
Go back to PBS so our enemies will be headquartered in one place!
Because they are a blog pimp trying to drive traffic from FR to a blog. There was a post by Jim about excepts and blog pimps. Unfortunately, I didn't save it.
Thanks! I saved it.
For a better history of the Tea Party genesis, see here:
See also post #10 here (hat tip JIm Robinson):
The problem assigning the movement to mainman is traceability to the big events of February 2009. Others have sporadically called for tea parties but nothing ever came of it until the Gmack comment.
So no, the mighty Ron Paul is not the founder of the Tea Party; the humble Gmack is. Poetic justice.
Here is another one to save.
...and no blog-pimping if all you are doing is ripping off a news article posted elsewhere.
posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 9:59:13 AM by Admin Moderator
Thank you! Saved!
One more, because collecting these are fun!
Got a news flash for you, sport. FR does not exist for the purpose of driving traffic (read: revenue generation) to your, or anybody elses, blog. What we can do is pull threads from this blog if that will help.
38 posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 1:24:30 PM by Admin Moderator
Santelli does probably have the best case for that “father of” title. But, because of the “tea party money bomb” which raised $6 Million for Ron Paul in December 2007, he’d get some sort of title as well. You don’t really have any other Presidential candidate besides Ron Paul with any real claim to the title. Palin would get “Queen of”.
Thank you again.
I suppose I am something of a lurker of comments about the things I post. I do read everything that everybody says about what I write. Sometimes I join in the discussion. Most times, since the writing is something I do when I happen to have the time, I do not have the time to get into an animated discussion here about it.
I can understand being viewed as a pimp for my own blog, and I guess I’ll live with that, since, well, I’d like people to see it.
I find that it’s pretty self-regulating on FR whether or not I get any hits from the general community. If I write something interesting, it gets hits. If, like this one, it’s largely just an excerpt or a video I came across, I get hardly any, though oftentimes on humor videos, they’ll draw a lot of attention.
Hopefully I bring something substantive here from time to time. If I don’t, I am willing to read and absorb the abuse for not contributing up to what is considered to be the general level of acceptability.
Believe it or not, once upon a time vanities were frowned upon by our participants. FRs original format was established to not only fight for liberty and against government abuse/corruption, etc, but to criticize the liberally biased mainstream media. Therefore our original format was to post from valid NEWS sources and government reports, etc, and to tear them down where deserved. Vanity posters were shunned (unless they were very good).
Then a few years ago the blogger craze started. At first, most of them were treated simply as vanities and were pulled or zotted on sight. Eventually some were accepted as valid material on FR. And soon the blogger wars commenced. To allow blogs or not to allow blogs was the question. Cant go blanket either way. Like it or not, some blogs are better than most others.
So, long story short, we created a special forum for blog posts. This was in lieu of simply deleting all blog posts. The theory was that as long as they were posted in the bloggers forum, those who didnt wish to read them could simply click on the news forum and they wouldnt see them. But, of course, as some blogs are definitely better than most others and some are much better than your typical mainstream news sources, we soon allowed certain blogs to be posted regularly to the news section.
This all worked more or less to a certain degree without too much friction until the non-commenting, short-excerpting, long-complaining blog pimp was born.
I have no complaint if a good conservative blogger posts his own material to FR, not as an excerpt to drive hits and discussion back to his blog, but rather to impart useful information to OUR readers and to promote and join in on the discussion and conservative activism HERE on FR.
If a blogger cant or refuses do that, and if he constantly complains or fights with our participants over it, then Id just as soon he doesnt post here. Its not my job to make his content or his presentation or cooperation acceptable to our readers. Thats his job. And if he cannot do it or refuses to do it and continues posting brief excerpts only and obviously attempting to draw away our participants while loudly complaining about it, then I have no sympathy for his complaints and the more apt I am to ban his account and blog.
Furthermore, Im not big on rules. You wont see me posting rules for bloggers. The rules for bloggers on FR are the same as the rules for everyone else. If you are a good conservative activist and are willing to work with US on OUR goals and causes and not against US, then youre welcome to post to FR. But unless we say otherwise your blog material should be posted to our bloggers forum and it would be best if you do not excerpt your own material and if you would actually join in on the discussion here on FR. Were not really that interested in driving OUR traffic to YOUR blog. But if our readers see that you post useful information then they might start reading your site and thats fine by me.
If you actually want to do that, then bring it here, not just a link to see what fish you catch.
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