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Double standard? Palin 'hate' page flourishes as Facebook bans conservatives
The Examiner ^ | January 29, 2013 | Joe Newby

Posted on 01/30/2013 4:06:30 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

On Monday, a post at Pundit Press reported that the "I hate it when I wake up and Sarah Palin is still alive" Facebook page has gathered over 3,300 members. But many conservatives say the social media giant, now with more than 900 million users, appears to be punishing them with warnings and bans for sharing links and posting comments, causing many to wonder if the site is employing a double standard on the content that is posted there.

The page displays a cartoon caricature of Palin holding a pistol to her head while claiming that it does not advocate assassinating the former governor.

Additionally, the page "likes" similarly-named pages targeting prominent figures like Ann Coulter, Pat Robertson, Rep. Michele Bachmann and former GOP Congressman Ron Paul.

According to Pundit Press, the page even attacked Barack Obama, calling him a "conservative."

In April 2011, one poster at the site, a 54-year-old Marine veteran, expressed a desire to see Palin dead...

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TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Conspiracy; Politics
KEYWORDS: demagogicparty; dncbrownshirts; doublestandard; electionviolence; facebook; facebookbias; getpalin; internet; mediablackout; misogyny; palin; partisanmediashills; sarahpalin; waronwomen

1 posted on 01/30/2013 4:06:37 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Maybe all that just means that people find her amusing.


2 posted on 01/30/2013 4:09:22 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“On Monday, a post at Pundit Press reported that the “I hate it when I wake up and Sarah Palin is still alive” Facebook page has gathered over 3,300 members. But many conservatives say the social media giant, now with more than 900 million users.”

That means that a whopping 0.000003666% of Facebook users hate Sarah Palin.

I think that makes her the most popular person in the world.


3 posted on 01/30/2013 4:17:38 PM PST by OKRA2012
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks for posting! Palin haters are never amusing.


4 posted on 01/30/2013 4:18:37 PM PST by tangchung
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have not received any warnings on Facebook about my posts. Ask the people here at FreeRepublic that on Facebook. Has the FreeRepublic page been limited in anyway? I am not aware of any.


5 posted on 01/30/2013 4:19:11 PM PST by ThomasThomas
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To: OKRA2012

I found the fb page and reported it. There were different reasons to check- inciting violence and something to do with suicide. I checked the violence one for all the good it did.

Someome should start a Mark Zuckerberg site complete with the same type pistol pointed at his head. I bet he would move to have it censored, saying it incited violence against him.


6 posted on 01/30/2013 4:20:44 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And obama’s same sort of page has 785,000....


7 posted on 01/30/2013 4:21:01 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: ThomasThomas

I haven’t seen any. But I do have a secret page so not everything get’s put out there (or so they tell me.)


8 posted on 01/30/2013 4:21:17 PM PST by CommieCutter
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To: svcw

Link?


9 posted on 01/30/2013 4:24:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: tangchung
Thanks for posting! Palin haters are never amusing.

I see what you did there.

^5

10 posted on 01/30/2013 4:25:46 PM PST by Jane Long
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just look on facebook


11 posted on 01/30/2013 4:29:19 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Facebook destroys your privacy! I’m not the only conservative who says that!!

http://1389blog.com/2013/01/28/facebook-and-instagram-threaten-your-privacy/

Facebook STINKS!!!! If you’re not on Facebook don’t get on it! If you’re on Facebook, get off it and remove all your information from it as best you can.

Phooey!!!!


12 posted on 01/30/2013 4:32:14 PM PST by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: Jane Long

^5


13 posted on 01/30/2013 4:32:48 PM PST by tangchung
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To: svcw

There is no such page “I hate it when I wake up and Obama is still alive” page.


14 posted on 01/30/2013 4:33:47 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: svcw

That’s like saying “just look on the Internet” or some such. Sorry, but it sounds like you can’t back up your claim.


15 posted on 01/30/2013 4:36:32 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Cyber Liberty

That is not what I said, I said “some sort of page”.


16 posted on 01/30/2013 4:36:32 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: humblegunner
Maybe all that just means that people find her amusing.


17 posted on 01/30/2013 4:37:11 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

>There is no such page “I hate it when I wake up and Obama is still alive” page.<

No, the page is called, “I love it when I wake up in the morning and Obama is still president.”

Gag.


18 posted on 01/30/2013 4:38:26 PM PST by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I did not say internet, I said facebook.
Good grief, just do a search, it’s just not that hard, to find the same sort of page.


19 posted on 01/30/2013 4:38:37 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: svcw

I’m not familiar with Facebook, I have no interest in it.


20 posted on 01/30/2013 4:42:13 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: svcw; 2ndDivisionVet

Since you’re FB savvy, just post the dang link. Thanks.


21 posted on 01/30/2013 4:45:38 PM PST by Jane Long
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To: The Cajun

Is that your mom?

Damn, she’s kind of homely.


22 posted on 01/30/2013 4:52:16 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner
Is that your mom?

Damn, she’s kind of homely.

Kind of how I picture your kids hum-gun, but probably not as bright considering their linage.

23 posted on 01/30/2013 4:55:35 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The official “Red Jacket Firearms” page was pulled after complaints it promoted violence (ie it is a gun manufacturer and liberals mass reported it). The employees have been pushing hard to get people to complain to Facebook to get it restored.

There has been an organized movement by anti-gun groups to report any and all pages that deal with firearms to get them removed. It has worked on several occasions like the recent Red Jacket ban this week.


24 posted on 01/30/2013 5:00:14 PM PST by mnehring
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To: The Cajun

hum-gun? ......in high school they called him humaboner.


25 posted on 01/30/2013 5:02:09 PM PST by tangchung
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I would suggest at least signing up to secure your name. I’ve known many cases where fake accounts were made in someone’s name to discredit them.


26 posted on 01/30/2013 5:03:42 PM PST by mnehring
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To: tangchung; humblegunner
hum-gun? ......in high school they called him humaboner.

Now, now, lets not be too harsh, he'll get his panties all up in a bunch again and they'll need an 8 foot pry bar to get them out.

27 posted on 01/30/2013 5:07:00 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

Good point, mercy on the panties.


28 posted on 01/30/2013 5:12:27 PM PST by tangchung
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I say, let 'em wallow in their own wanton hatred, envy, and entitlement shreiking. They're a small and twisted bunch that probably do more to help Palin than anything else. When you see that kind of blatant bile as Palin's opposition, so to speak, it makes Palin look all the better.

As for me, I pray that ultimately Americans take back elections and sweep government tyranny away to the point that it's legal to post a Christian cross pretty much anywhere, any time, in America. It may give the right of every other religion to do the same, but so what? That will be a good sign. Then we'll for sure be headed in the right direction.

Somebody needs to point out to people that the reason they have to buy everything in China, is because government tyranny in every aspect of every individual person going about prospering in a "free" nation, makes outlaws of Americans who would manufacture it themselves.

Those who subscribe to the mantra that Americans are childish idiots, are on the wrong side. By definition.

Have faith in your fellow Americans who love freedom. That's the right side to be on.

29 posted on 01/30/2013 5:28:31 PM PST by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: Finny

A damn good way to take back elections and clean up government is to rectify the abuse that both Democrats and Republicans heaped on Sarah Palin and elect her president. I can’t think of a better victory that “in your face” moment would bring.


30 posted on 01/30/2013 5:37:31 PM PST by upsdriver ( Palin/West '16)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another gay man (he said his youtube page used to have a bit where he called himself a sodomite as well as a “satanist” because he’s an atheist) getting in a hissyfit over Sarah Palin.

The Democrat war on women continues.


31 posted on 01/30/2013 5:39:35 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Zucky has armed security. He’s just like Bloomberg and Rhambo and Baraq’s kids.


32 posted on 01/30/2013 5:40:53 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Here's the ultimate questions for Palin haters. When you wake up exactly how does Palin change your lives? She doesn't make any polices or is in charge of anything. Shouldn't you be going after those who are? Those who are paid to do that and fail would love it if you continued to ignore their incompetence and center all of your hate and efforts on her.
33 posted on 01/30/2013 5:54:29 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: upsdriver

Wouldn’t that be sweet! :^)


34 posted on 01/30/2013 6:42:15 PM PST by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As a result of what many see as a double standard, Facebook-like alternatives like Tea Party Community and WePluribUS have sprung up, giving conservatives a safe place to connect and share their message. Facebook, however, with hundreds of millions of users, remains the primary social media site used by most politically active conservatives.

Worth repeating as some may not read the full article.


35 posted on 01/30/2013 7:30:24 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


36 posted on 01/30/2013 9:03:52 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: svcw

“Same sort?” Well, that’s a range you can swing a cat in.

I’ve seen both pages (including the one mentioned in post 18) and I say they are not :the same sort.” It’s a judgement call. I define “same sot” tighter than you do, that’s all. But you declare your judgement better than everybody else’s on a daily basis, so who knows?


37 posted on 01/30/2013 9:08:16 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Darnright

I’ve seen that one. It’s lame.


38 posted on 01/30/2013 9:08:59 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Because it is, so I think its necessary that I do.


39 posted on 01/30/2013 10:27:24 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: svcw

“Lighten up, Francis.”

:^)


40 posted on 01/31/2013 4:57:38 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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