Skip to comments.It disgusts me that Free Republic isn't free!!(VANITY)
Posted on 08/06/2005 11:36:44 AM PDT by BurFred
As I'm foolish, I can't for the life of me figure out how to post this elsewhere. I do think that no content on F.R.(other than that which is extremely obscene) should be censored. The most feckless among the numerous Conservatives here should be able to easily refute the most intellectualy argued Liberal pap. And by allowing Liberal views it only trains us to strengthen our position.I have almost reached my F.R. 5th anniversary and to date the fact that all information is not allowed troubles me.Expose the stupidity at it's base is my philosophy. God Bless Texas(LOL) and I'm sorry if this posted in the wrong area!
It disgusts you?
Remember, this is JimRob's board and whatever he wants to put on there is his deal.....
You wanted unlimited trolls disrupting the board during such FR moments of glory as Rathergate and the 2000 election?
I like FR the way it is. Jim is doing a good job of keeping FR interesting and informative.
I don't want to have to wade through a bunch of "liberal" silliness. I don't want this to become a pissin' match.
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Oh, and btw, you are FREE to leave FR at any time. There are lots of places on the Internet where you can engage in more combative conversation. You'd probably be happier elsewhere.
"I do think that no content on F.R.(other than that which is extremely obscene) should be censored. "
So if I post a United Auto Workers "Arise Ye Russian People" socialist screed, that should be okay?
No dice dude.
Go back to DU.
Tell them you failed.
In Before The Zot!
If you are a true conservative, go start your own Internet forum using the method you advocate. Then come back and let us know how it goes.
Until then, stop telling a free citizen of the United States of America how he has to run his privately owned website.
And if any of us don't like it, we are entirely free to start our own forum. The right of freedom of speech does not require a compulsory audience.
Me I like the rules if you abide by them you can post anything you wish as long is it isn't racist or pornographic.
You can be as stupid as you wish, don't like it form your own site.
Did you Judge Roberts wants to shut down this site, case it doesn't toe the bush line, that he is the great savior of el supremo court.
Is this an opus?
Allowing liberals to post here will not bring educational debate; rather it'll become, as others have put it, a pissing match. There would be the occasional exception to the rule (a liberal wanting a real serious debate) but most would come here just to type in obscenities and bash us over the head. Besides, don't take online forums that seriously. I've been here a short while and this forum stuff getting old anyways. Occasional posts are all I can stand now without feeling like I'm wasting my time on a computer. Have fun, preach to the choir here, and go somewhere else for debate against liberals. You'll quickly see how futile it is.
I believe that our intellectual position will keep the pissing match at bay.I just believe that slaughtering of liberal ideology is fun and important.
Start your own message board and run however you see fit.
ZOT or no ZOT? Predictions...
Trade Sports has it at 3:2 ZOT, in Las Vegas they are saying 8:5 ZOT, my magic 8 ball is saying 9:5 ZOT.
I agree. While defeating liberal rants with facts, evidence, and logic can sharpen one's debating skills, it does take time away from productive discussions with other conservatives. There's plenty of reasoned disagreement on this forum, so one can debate or just make one's own points as desired. I learn a lot here.
So, why don't you just start your own website, open forum, and do it the way you think is best?
No one is forcing you to stay.
I'd like to see some of the trolls given a little more rope before they're hung, but it's not my call.
It isn't but you won't get any useful replies. Unless you consider "don't let the door hit you in the butt" useful. I tend to agree with you, but never mind.
It is what it is. You won't have much luck changing it.
What government entity has been censoring FR?
If I am Zotted Than you can be my girlfriend!!!!!!!!!!!
I understand what you mean. When I joined in 1999, it was a lot of fun to rip apart threads & posts by liberals. We did it with logical argument and used facts. Now, we use the viking kitties to "ZOT". To be fair, the liberal posters are not the quality they used to be either. They usually post & run...or post profanity. When FR became the huge success it is, we also became a huge target for the uber-stupid. It would be a major waste of our B/W resources to endlessly argue the same topic with them.
Though at times I may get irked by something or other here, I don't believe there are any other discussion sites that offer what Free Republic offers either in content or quality.
Is it me or does your grammer suck?
Interesting how on your own anti-obscene thread...you get a post wacked for being obscene.
Sorry. I only like being hit on by real girls and not girl-wanna-bes like you.
I can attest to that.
Sorry dude, you aren't my flavoer.
I only like women.
And while you may act like one, trust me, you aren't a lady.
You got that right!
Why turn this forum into another DU?
No, YOU will be MY pet.
Bark like a dog.
Free to do what? I'm reading your post. I'm not even a republican and have been blocked from the Democratic sites. Democratic talk radio can't even survive because they don't allow the opposition to call in which makes for BORING talk radio.
Yeah, right. Turn it into the NYT editorial page.
"Why do you want this board to become a pissing match with liberals?"
BurFred is the same as a sick starved dog who returns to devour it's own vomit.
My guess is the BurFreds of the world have a sado-masochism bent.
Or lighten up.
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