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Question:Why did Dr. Dobsons appearance for Pat Toomey get "pulled" from the "Activism" Headlines?

Posted on 04/20/2004 6:35:52 AM PDT by Preacher777

Dr. Dobson is coming to Pennsylvania for this one rally on Friday! This is the most hotly contested U.S. Senatorial race in the country. I place an article to let Freepers locally and nationally know that Dr. Dobson is becoming personally involed in this campaign and in two minutes it dissappears from the Activism Headlines section. Why???


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1 posted on 04/20/2004 6:35:52 AM PDT by Preacher777
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To: Preacher777
Good question. Hope we get a good answer.
2 posted on 04/20/2004 6:37:56 AM PDT by Roger from TI
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To: Roger from TI
I would like to know too.....
3 posted on 04/20/2004 6:39:33 AM PDT by pollywog (Psalm 121;1 I Lift mine eyes to the hills from whence cometh my help.)
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To: pollywog
Ditto. Toomey v. Specter is huge--I can't get enough info about it, living in Jersey, and rely on FreeRepublic. Why was it moved?
4 posted on 04/20/2004 6:42:29 AM PDT by d-back
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To: Preacher777
Was it pulled because a Christian made a political endorsement? Where is the equity in that?

Whoever pulled the thread please read the entire First Amendment

5 posted on 04/20/2004 6:49:19 AM PDT by LiteKeeper
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To: Preacher777
It must be because of that new amendment on "Separation of Church and State" we read about a day or two ago...(/sarcasm)
6 posted on 04/20/2004 6:50:16 AM PDT by TommyDale
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To: Preacher777
Beacause like many freepers here think, the President MUST support the encumbent and pay him back for voting for his own party's interests, and no-one shall get in the way of that?

FMCDH

8 posted on 04/20/2004 7:27:32 AM PDT by nothingnew (The pendulum is swinging and the Rats are in the pit!)
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To: pollywog
bump and hoping we will get a answer on this one!!!
9 posted on 04/20/2004 7:30:40 AM PDT by pollywog (Psalm 121;1 I Lift mine eyes to the hills from whence cometh my help.)
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To: LiteKeeper
Whoever pulled the thread please read the entire First Amendment

I suggest YOU read it. This is a private website, and the 1st Amendment only comes into play in that it enumerates the right of JimRob to run his website as he sees fit, and not as YOU see fit.

10 posted on 04/20/2004 7:32:29 AM PDT by dirtboy (John Kerry - Hillary without the fat ankles and the FBI files...)
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To: Preacher777
Somethings only are only understandable to Bush bots ....IMO
11 posted on 04/20/2004 7:37:47 AM PDT by joesnuffy (Moderate Islam Is For Dilettantes)
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To: Preacher777
Why do you think?

W told us that The Specter is who he wants and criticism of W or anything that doesn't support his aims is not greeted well her at FR.
12 posted on 04/20/2004 7:39:36 AM PDT by TBP
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To: TBP
criticism of W or anything that doesn't support his aims is not greeted well her at FR.

Like heck. You guys are making a mountain out of a friggin' molehill - Activism/Chapters is reserved for announcements for direct grassroots activism by freepers or related groups, as well as after-action reports. The thread is still on FR, and I suggest you find it and bump it instead of treating the fact that it is no longer in a sidebar as proof of the onset of the Fourth Reich in America.

13 posted on 04/20/2004 7:43:31 AM PDT by dirtboy (John Kerry - Hillary without the fat ankles and the FBI files...)
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To: Preacher777
BTTT! I too would like to know the answer. Here's another one, is this a conservative site, or a Republican site?
14 posted on 04/20/2004 7:43:57 AM PDT by arrow107
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To: arrow107; Preacher777; Roger from TI; pollywog; d-back; LiteKeeper; TommyDale; nothingnew; ...
Answer: It's Jim Robinson's site.

One could make an argument for Activism to be removed or left in the original thread, certainly. I viewed it as simply an Announcement.

Or maybe, just maybe, I got caught up in all the excitement when I was removing your post from Breaking News, Philosophy, Extended News, etc.

But no, that doesn't make for a very good conspiracy theory, does it?

Now here's a question for you, Preacher. Why did you feel it necessary to start another thread instead of using FReepmail or the Abuse Report?

17 posted on 04/20/2004 7:48:49 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator
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To: dirtboy
I thought it was the Build-a-Burgers?
18 posted on 04/20/2004 7:49:17 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty ( 2003, Ravin' Lunatic since 4/98)
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To: Preacher777
It struck the crew here that an announcement was more appropriate for the announcements sidebar, where it remains. This is also one of the default sidebars that accounts get, so it should not be a big deal. Thanks, LM
19 posted on 04/20/2004 7:50:19 AM PDT by Lead Moderator
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To: Cyber Liberty
I thought it was the Build-a-Burgers?

Nah, they're having cash flow problems - they were leveraged in dollars against euros, so they're meeting in a Ramada Inn in Goodland, Kansas this year.

20 posted on 04/20/2004 7:51:49 AM PDT by dirtboy (John Kerry - Hillary without the fat ankles and the FBI files...)
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To: TBP
W told us that The Specter is who he wants and criticism of W or anything that doesn't support his aims is not greeted well her at FR.

Rest assured that W would really love to have Toomey, but since two months ago it didn't look like Toomey had a chance, W felt obligated to give Specter his support. I'm sure if Toomey takes Specter out in the primary, W will wholeheartedly support him.

21 posted on 04/20/2004 8:24:06 AM PDT by RightFighter
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To: RightFighter
You are Soooooooooooooooooo right!!!!! Bush would LOVE to have a guy he could actually count on instead of an expert of Scottish law!! ():)
22 posted on 04/20/2004 8:34:25 AM PDT by Preacher777
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To: RightFighter
Ok, that makes sense. But leaving it in Activism woudl get more conservatives to show up for this.
23 posted on 04/20/2004 4:21:29 PM PDT by TBP
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To: Preacher777
Any "thank you's" for the Lead and Sidebar Moderators who answered your vanity question?
24 posted on 04/20/2004 4:26:39 PM PDT by Cultural Jihad (x = x + 1)
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To: Cultural Jihad
Yes, as a matter of fact I did. I sent both of them a personal note thanking them for their assistance and telling them that I REALLY appreciate FR and turn here every morning along with Drudge for my news. I also told them that I had not meant to cause a problem, but that I didn't know how to send a note to whomever pulled the sidebar headline. I also told them I wasn't sure but thought that it possibly might have been pulled by mistake. I further told them that I hadn't even considered that pulling it was some kind of a "conspiracy" that I was simply trying to understand how the website works better.

So, yes ... I did thank them ... Mom, is that you?? ():)
25 posted on 04/20/2004 6:51:16 PM PDT by Preacher777 (Join us in Lancaster at the Host Resort this Friday night to hear Dr. Dobson & Toomey!!)
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To: dirtboy
"I suggest YOU read it. This is a private website, and the 1st Amendment only comes into play in that it enumerates the right of JimRob to run his website as he sees fit, and not as YOU see fit."

So we can assume the this site is pro Specter?
26 posted on 04/20/2004 6:54:35 PM PDT by Stew Padasso ("That boy is nuttier than a squirrel turd.")
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To: Stew Padasso
So we can assume the this site is pro Specter?

Not at all (if you bother to read the rest of the thread), but I'm sure you will anyway.

27 posted on 04/21/2004 5:15:13 AM PDT by dirtboy (John Kerry - Hillary without the fat ankles and the FBI files...)
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