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My post was pulled for "politically correct" reasons. I'm done!
Arcy

Posted on 10/03/2012 6:54:37 AM PDT by Arcy

The moderator didn't think you guys were intellectually savy enough to see through the title of the post despite the body of the thread shining light on it. Personally, I think you guys are smarter than that, but obviously, he doesn't think so. So I'm done at FR. See you guys on the other side! Keep up the fight for the America we have know and love!

Arcy out.


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1 posted on 10/03/2012 6:54:39 AM PDT by Arcy
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To: Arcy

I’m not politically correct or a mod.

Your headline was ill-advised.

Bye.


2 posted on 10/03/2012 6:56:14 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Arcy

IBTZ?


3 posted on 10/03/2012 6:56:28 AM PDT by BipolarBob ("It was a form of exorcism. I was choking the devil out of her".)
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To: Arcy

OK. Take care.


4 posted on 10/03/2012 6:56:38 AM PDT by Jimmy4Toes
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To: Arcy

Weakest Opus Ever!!


5 posted on 10/03/2012 6:57:34 AM PDT by LivingNet
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To: Arcy

err hrr?


6 posted on 10/03/2012 6:58:29 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Obama at the UN: The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.)
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To: Arcy

Did you post something that could come back and haunt FR and conservatives - you know, something that could be used by the Obama media as a “see? We told you those conservatives were like that?”


7 posted on 10/03/2012 7:00:20 AM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Arcy

These headlines are found on google and all around the ‘net.

The rest of the post, not so much.

I explained that to you in my post about your headline.

Mods are trying to look out for us, meaning Free Republic.


8 posted on 10/03/2012 7:01:27 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: tsowellfan

Yes to your question. I saw it before it was deleted.


9 posted on 10/03/2012 7:02:47 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Arcy

bmark


10 posted on 10/03/2012 7:03:41 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Arcy

Good grief.


11 posted on 10/03/2012 7:03:53 AM PDT by A message
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To: Arcy

It’s getting to the point where everything sucks all the time.


12 posted on 10/03/2012 7:03:59 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Arcy

What you talkin’ ‘bout Willis?

I have no idea what you posted but I wanted to write that anyway


13 posted on 10/03/2012 7:03:59 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Arcy

In before thread lock! Woo HOO!

Seriously though Arcy...I didn’t see what was posted and don’t care, but they didn’t BAN you or anything. Maybe just consider it a warning to scale back, heed it, and hang around? Just a thought. We are in a battle and need all of our FRiends right now.

I’ve posted a few rants on here and had a warning or two myself (not threads, just replies)...no need to take it personally.


14 posted on 10/03/2012 7:04:28 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Jimmy4Toes

We are going to miss ya....


15 posted on 10/03/2012 7:05:12 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Arcy

Quite frankly, I understood what you were getting at. The headline caused me to check it out, but it could also be used to give an impression without adding context.

Maybe you should stick around and rewrite the title.


16 posted on 10/03/2012 7:05:22 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Arcy
Since you have chosen to completely mischaracterize the message I sent to you, I will take the liberty to repost it Word for Word here. We'll let the Freeper community decide whether or not your characterization is correct is fair or not:

Re: I am pulling for the WHITE GUY in tonight's debate! To Arcy | 10/03/2012 6:40:52 AM PDT sent

You make excellent points in the body of your article. The problem is the headline. Could you think of another headline that could capture the gist of what you’re trying to say without Racial reference? Thanks for your understanding.

17 posted on 10/03/2012 7:07:02 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: GeronL

DYN-O-MITE!!!!

Uh Oh...Here come Homeland Security...


18 posted on 10/03/2012 7:07:21 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Arcy; All
Since you have chosen to completely mischaracterize the message I sent to you, I will take the liberty to repost it Word for Word here. We'll let the Freeper community decide whether or not your characterization is correct is fair or not:

Re: I am pulling for the WHITE GUY in tonight's debate! To Arcy | 10/03/2012 6:40:52 AM PDT sent

You make excellent points in the body of your article. The problem is the headline. Could you think of another headline that could capture the gist of what you’re trying to say without Racial reference? Thanks for your understanding.

19 posted on 10/03/2012 7:07:45 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: Sidebar Moderator

Well, I’m pulling for the white guy tonight, too...but not because he’s WHITE.


20 posted on 10/03/2012 7:08:31 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (It's time to make Obama a minor footnote in the pages of history)
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To: Arcy; All
Here is my reply to your reply:

Re: Re: Re: I am pulling for the WHITE GUY in tonight's debate! To Arcy | 10/03/2012 6:57:17 AM PDT sent

Personally, I don’t have a problem with the headline. You won’t find many liberals among the Mod Squad. ;-) Our only concern is that the headline is all our enemies are going to see and they’re going to seize on it as more evidence that Free Republic is racist. We were getting complaints, which Is what drew our attention initially. We hope you understand and reconsider your decision To leave the site.

21 posted on 10/03/2012 7:09:43 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: GeronL

22 posted on 10/03/2012 7:09:51 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Arcy

Why take it personally?

If the mods were looking out for FR, they were just doing their job.


23 posted on 10/03/2012 7:09:51 AM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: Arcy

gtfo then - bye


24 posted on 10/03/2012 7:10:04 AM PDT by Revelation 911 (How many 100's of 1000's of our servicemen died so we would never bow to a king?" -freeper pnh102)
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To: Arcy

What if we find that Romney is 1/32 Black?


25 posted on 10/03/2012 7:10:19 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: Arcy

Big woop. It’s not your website. Take it like an adult next time.


27 posted on 10/03/2012 7:12:50 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: Arcy

Get a cup of coffee, then get a grip and come back. The Mods were just watching out for FR. The libs love to take things out of context.


28 posted on 10/03/2012 7:15:12 AM PDT by bcsco (Bourbon gets better with age...I age better with Bourbon.)
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To: Yashcheritsiy; Arcy; Sidebar Moderator

The “not because he’s white” point was in the body of the vanity. The headline alone was only to the point that “he’s WHITE”.

You do know that the headline alone is usable against us, don’t you? If not, why not?

Then the poster claims that it was removed for reasons that do not fit what the mod wrote to him/her about the removal.

We don’t need this.

JMO


29 posted on 10/03/2012 7:18:46 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Arcy

For reasons that should be obvious once you think about it for a while, JimRob and the Mods are really trying to walk the fine line between being an unabashedly right wing site, and providing ammo to Left-tards who want to get this site filtered out as an extremist hate site. Speaking as somebody who is typing this from behind a corporate firewall, losing access to FR would be unhappy-making 8-(


30 posted on 10/03/2012 7:18:52 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: Arcy
If Herman Cain had won the nomination I would be pulling for the black guy for the same reasons you listed in the body of your post. Race has nothing to do with it - political ideology and competence does. Capitalizing WHITE GUY in the title unnecessarily turned a political issue into a racial issue.

This was the Moderator equivalent of a forest ranger telling you to hang your food in a tree to keep the liberal bears away from it.

31 posted on 10/03/2012 7:19:19 AM PDT by KarlInOhio ("Government is the only thing that we all belong to"=implicit repeal of the 13th amendment for all.)
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To: Sidebar Moderator

I have to concur with you, Sidebar. I understand the poster’s effort at being clever, however, we ALL know how the headline will be deliberately used by the likes of Rachel Maddow. That headline will blazed across the TV screen with her spuriously claiming that FReepers and any other Conservaitve are just a collection of racists who will vote against Obama because he’s Black.

It’s sad, but as a FReeper I am unwilling to hand bullets to the likes of Maddow and Matthews by which they can then shoot us.

Mods are correct. The decision stands.


32 posted on 10/03/2012 7:19:50 AM PDT by Obadiah (The corrupt MSM is the enemy of the American people.)
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To: Sidebar Moderator; Lead Moderator

You won’t find many liberals among the Mod Squad. ;-)

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

A-HAH! I knew it. Not many liberals. As in there are SOME-just not many.

Who is it? Who is the token lib mod at FR? I bet it’s that Lead Moderator. That’s how come we never see much of him, huh? You other mods keep him tied up in the attic, right?


33 posted on 10/03/2012 7:20:06 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Arcy

Please reconsider.
We need you.
The headline was just wrong for FR.


34 posted on 10/03/2012 7:21:52 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I’m Voting for the Guy Wearing MAGIC UNDEROOS Tonight.

See???.... All Better


35 posted on 10/03/2012 7:22:02 AM PDT by polkajello (Romney: The Lesser of Two Weasels)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Who is it? Who is the token lib mod at FR?

Tagline Moderator. Which is why you don't see him around any longer.

36 posted on 10/03/2012 7:22:34 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Arcy
I didn't see the article you posted, so I'm not going to comment on whether it was appropriate.

But at FR, the focus is on posting links to, and excerpts of, articles of interest on the rest of the web. It's the catalyst for discussion of the article, and especially criticism of the article when it is obviously biased.

When posting an article, you shouldn't be changing the title. First and foremost, it allows people to search for that title and avoid a duplicate posting. If you want to make modifications, append it them in brackets (i.e. [BARF ALERT!] so it is clearly an edit.

When you post a vanity, you are effectively self-publishing. While you are responsible for the content, so is Free Republic. Even if they prevail in court, it's still an expensive fight.

If you want an unmoderated forum for publishing, create your own website and you'll be free to post whatever you want.

37 posted on 10/03/2012 7:23:32 AM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: KarlInOhio
This was the Moderator equivalent of a forest ranger telling you to hang your food in a tree to keep the liberal bears away from it.

LOL--"Point the open end of the barrel away from your body and toward the target."

38 posted on 10/03/2012 7:23:35 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Arcy
Your vanity was pulled?

Free speech isn't free.

39 posted on 10/03/2012 7:24:29 AM PDT by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: Arcy

See you next week!


40 posted on 10/03/2012 7:24:35 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

Just to be factually correct, aren’t there 1 and a half white guys in the debate? ;) It really is racist to leave that poor half white guy out all the time!


41 posted on 10/03/2012 7:26:54 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: txrangerette; Sidebar Moderator; Arcy

Whoa there, txrangerette, jes’ put them purdy little pink handled pistols back in them thar holsters, wudja?

I wasn’t writing about the headline itself. Calm down.


42 posted on 10/03/2012 7:28:01 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (It's time to make Obama a minor footnote in the pages of history)
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To: Arcy

Rewrite the damned headline. Sometimes it appears that the moderators have a hair trigger. You post an article and zap! it’s gone before anyone gets to read it. Stay with us Arcy and fight the fight we all know is good!

While you’re sulking and while you moderators are looking to score another victory in the name of political correctness, just consider the following:

Where are Jim, Tim, and Franklin now?

Just in case you might have wondered how their ineptitude affected their
lives after they ruined so many dreams and lives.
Where are Jim, Tim and Franklin now?

Here’s a quick look into the three former Fannie Mae executives who
brought down Wall Street.

Franklin Raines - was a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Fannie
Mae. Raines was forced to retire from his position with Fannie Mae when
auditing discovered severe irregularities in Fannie Mae’s accounting
activities. Raines left with a “golden parachute valued at $240 Million
in benefits. The Government filed suit against Raines when the depth
of the
accounting scandal became clear.

Tim Howard - was the Chief Financial Officer of Fannie Mae. Howard “was
a strong internal proponent of using accounting strategies that would
ensure a “stable pattern of earnings” at Fannie. Investigations by federal
regulators and the company’s board of directors since concluded that
management did manipulate 1998 earnings to trigger bonuses. Raines and
Howard resigned under pressure in late 2004. Howard’s Golden Parachute
was estimated at $20 Million!

Jim Johnson - A former executive at Lehman Brothers and who was later
forced from his position as Fannie Mae CEO. Investigators found that
Fannie Mae had hidden a substantial amount of Johnson’s 1998
compensation from the public, reporting that it was between $6 million
and $7 million when it fact it was $21 million.” Johnson is currently under
investigation for taking illegal loans from Countrywide while serving as
CEO of Fannie Mae. Johnson’s Golden Parachute was estimated at
$28 Million.
****************************************************************************
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
FRANKLIN RAINES?
Raines works for the Obama Campaign as his Chief Economic Advisor.

TIM HOWARD?
Howard is a Chief Economic Advisor to Obama under Franklin Raines.

JIM JOHNSON?
Johnson was hired as a Senior
Obama Finance Advisor and was selected to
run Obama’s Vice Presidential Search Committee.

Kinda makes you sick to your stomach.
Our government is rotten to the core !

Are we stupid or what? Vote in 2012..it is the most important electionof our lives...

Doesn’t it just warm your little pea-pickin’ heart to know that they are NOT among the unemployed......


43 posted on 10/03/2012 7:28:52 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: Admin Moderator

Is that why they changed his title to Blog Pimp Moderator?


44 posted on 10/03/2012 7:30:28 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: IbJensen

Still whining that you posted something from the WSJ that goet excerpted? Good grief. I saw that thread.


45 posted on 10/03/2012 7:33:46 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Arcy

What? You can’t come into someone elses house and say what you want? What is the world coming to?


46 posted on 10/03/2012 7:34:53 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Obadiah

Thx, well said.


47 posted on 10/03/2012 7:35:37 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: Responsibility2nd

heh!


48 posted on 10/03/2012 7:36:48 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: Arcy

I understand your intent, but we don’t need to give the left any ammunition! The mods are simply trying to prevent statements like that being displayed on DU, HuffPo, or DailyKos by real racists. Take a deep breath and come on back. We need all hands on deck to ward off the disaster that would be an Obama second term.


49 posted on 10/03/2012 7:38:46 AM PDT by Freestate316 (Know what you believe and why you believe it.)
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To: Arcy

Missed your post originally. Have never moderated, but if ever had, would have agreed the headline was out of line with Free Republic. For what it is worth, I was a Mr. Cain supporter. I have to support the Mods simply because the Mods have to not be particularly politically correct, instead the Mods have to protect everyone and this site. The Mods have a tough job. The Mods do excellent work. I am certain you agree their job is tough. I am also certain you agree they do an excellent job. Buck up FRiend. Though may have seen you, along and on the board, I do not know you. You do not know me either. Both of us not knowing each other is both of our loses. Prayers to see you around FRiend, if not, may you enjoy your life.


50 posted on 10/03/2012 7:45:58 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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