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Top 10 Ways to School Your Leftist Friends on Facebook
David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | November 7, 2010 | Diane Schrader

Posted on 11/07/2010 12:53:52 PM PST by HorowitzianConservative

You’re all bloggers, you know. If you’re on Facebook, you have an opportunity to express your opinion with an audience of FB friends. More of us should be taking advantage of this opportunity.

Because unless you zealously guard the ideological purity of your Facebook friendlist, limiting it only to other people who also only limit to conservatives, you are bound to log on one day and find some spectacularly annoying and/or downright asinine comment posted to which you must respond. And I mean you MUST respond. (See #10, below.)

Now this can be bruising, because text-based arguments get nastier a whole lot quicker, in my experience, than face-to-face interactions. Most people are a whole lot more polite in person than when protected by the relative anonymity of their computer screen, and this goes double for Leftists. What’s more, it is often the friends of your friends to whom you will find yourself responding, and they may well be people you don’t know and will never meet, which can shove the nasty meter into overdrive. But armed with these tips, you can have a rewarding exchange, pound Leftism, and maintain your dignity:

10.  Let no Leftist idiocy go unchallenged.

This is the basic rule.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsrealblog.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: belongsinbloggers; facebook; politics
As someone who argues with leftists on Facebook more than I should, I can say she's right on the money with these tips.
1 posted on 11/07/2010 12:53:57 PM PST by HorowitzianConservative
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To: HorowitzianConservative
I've never been on facebook and never WILL (voluntarily) be on facebook.

As far as I am concerned it is a government-monitored personal information mine into which people with exaggerated senses of self-importance spend inordinate amounts of time shoveling ‘ore’.

2 posted on 11/07/2010 12:59:25 PM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I zealously guard my FB. Only two friends on there and they’re both Conservative Christians. The other stuff is ‘likes’. No interest in dealing with liberal claptrap.


3 posted on 11/07/2010 1:00:13 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

Got a fake name, fake email, and say all kinds of stuff regarding muzzies, shar’ia law, commie libbies...heh, lost a 100 “friends” in my last tirade. Currently fighting the site from some idiots,”Kill A Jew a Day,” oh and a love Olbermann site...yeesh!


4 posted on 11/07/2010 1:06:42 PM PST by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I love this..i have been doing this on a regular basis to a friend who constantly posts everything MOveon.org passes on. The other day she posted something about how there would no longer be ‘diversity” in Congress. I hit them with the facts that we added the same number of women as left, 2 African Americans, many more Hispanic Candidates, etc The zinger was when I pointed out to her and the “bemoaners” on her page, that the Dems who lost were for the most part, the “white” guys that they feared had now taken over the gov’t. It shuts down the conversation and the posting right away, plus it allows me to enter some facts into a major liberal conversation.


5 posted on 11/07/2010 1:06:53 PM PST by Benjamin Harrison
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I believe that I have five friends on Facebook, and I have absolutely no use for it. So I’m unlikely to have this kind of exchange there.

However, I’ve indulged in such discussions elsewhere. Anywhere you can find a lot of young, liberal, and naive kids, you can have those discussions.


6 posted on 11/07/2010 1:09:07 PM PST by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Karliner

OT — I had a fake name, fake email, ect. as you do and I started to get friend requests from very old contacts of mine that I hadn’t spoken to in decades.

I actually hadn’t posted anything yet and had “friended” 2-3 people who were not connected to the old contacts in any way.

No clue how they discovered it was me......


7 posted on 11/07/2010 1:12:09 PM PST by wolf24
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To: BabyBMW

ping


8 posted on 11/07/2010 1:13:21 PM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

Mainly, I go to 0bummer’s Organizing for America page and dishearten libs with things like my tagline.


9 posted on 11/07/2010 1:14:45 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Stimulus. 0bamaCare. Cap and Tax. 9/11 Victory Mosque. TARP. Amnesty. Summer of Recovery.)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

It’s a waste of time to argue with leftists. They are almost always too dumb to understand what is going on in an argument.


10 posted on 11/07/2010 1:17:22 PM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: Soothesayer

>>They are almost always too dumb to understand what is going on in an argument.<<

They are smarter than you, went to better schools, are better looking and more compassionate. /s/
(you don’t even have to ask them, they will tell you, over and over and over.....)


11 posted on 11/07/2010 1:25:03 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice.)
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To: wolf24
No idea. I am not that interested in contacting old friends nor communicating on FB in any way with my true friends thus the false name and started playing a game. I could care less about the game, but it's a great way to find all sorts of folks from all over the world, then you get an audience and WHAMO blast them both barrels and watch 'em run!

I noticed half the folks( about 1/2) were named Ahmad, mohammed, or some such Middle eastern name so I just slam some statement like," So what's the difference between kissing some black rock in Mecca( or is it spelled Muccus?), the Blarney Stone in Ireland or my butt in America? it's a lot of fun. I've lost a LOT of libbie folks that "friended" me and a heck of a lot of Muzzies. Gads if they knew my real name they might issue a fatwa via some goat humping Imam or CAIR...who knows.

So far, no one knows who I am and since it's a fake name and email, I don't get any old friends looking to reconnect for some odd reason. I've even dropped some of those Mohammed cartoons as my profile picture. That really gets folks fired up

12 posted on 11/07/2010 1:25:50 PM PST by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: WayneS

I agree, FRiend. I too left Facebook once I figured out what was going on. If I was still working hard at real estate I might have to be there, but as doctors say, I’m not taking new patients anymore.


13 posted on 11/07/2010 1:28:37 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (Gone Galt and loving it)
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To: netmilsmom

I had one leftist GENIUS who told me a FETUS was no more than 16 cells.


14 posted on 11/07/2010 1:30:44 PM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: HorowitzianConservative

What’s Facebook?


15 posted on 11/07/2010 1:31:08 PM PST by ozark hilljilly (Had enough, yet?)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I have close to 160 facebook friends and alot were/are the artsy leftist types. Alot of them I unfriended during the elections but there were quite a few others who were politically quiet or apathetic. Lots of replies were the I never knew that!.....If I just changed a mind or two with the threads or great photos I posted then I consider it a success. I never post personal info, bdates, pet names, etc or anything that I wouldn’t say in public


16 posted on 11/07/2010 1:31:25 PM PST by MadelineZapeezda (Skin-color counters are bigots!!!!!!!!!!....(thanks paulycy))
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To: Soothesayer

Oh for Heaven’s Sake.


17 posted on 11/07/2010 1:36:33 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice.)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

Rule #1 should be: when suggesting a top ten list, put it on one page.


18 posted on 11/07/2010 1:40:38 PM PST by Chi-townChief
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To: HorowitzianConservative

What is this “Facebook”?
What does it do?


19 posted on 11/07/2010 1:46:18 PM PST by SouthernmostFreeper (Three If By Government)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I don’t have a facebook, and don’t want one.

Aside from stealing my info, its just an enormous waste of time (I think sO) not to mention one of the biggest hobbies of your typical leftwing nitwit. I’d like to stay different from them.


20 posted on 11/07/2010 1:49:25 PM PST by Amerikan_Samurai
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I can’t even do it anymore... was causing me health problems. Lefties are real haters.


21 posted on 11/07/2010 1:55:59 PM PST by Paved Paradise
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To: All

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22 posted on 11/07/2010 2:03:30 PM PST by Maverick68
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I don’t start a lot of arguments there but I do link FR in my profile....that way I might lead someone out of their liberal bubble.


23 posted on 11/07/2010 2:19:18 PM PST by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: HorowitzianConservative
I just lost 3 relatives (Chicago liberals, of course) because I refused to keep my mouth shut whenever they posted their progressive rants.

I'm an Air Force brat and we moved around a lot, so we aren't particularly close to our relatives. However, when I got on FB a year ago, they all friended me. A lot of them don't mention politics, but I do....gently and without insults, unlike the 3 above.

Mrs. Prince of Space

24 posted on 11/07/2010 2:21:29 PM PST by Prince of Space
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To: HorowitzianConservative

My presence on Facebook has provided elightenment to many of my friends and caused others to refrain from posting nonsense.

My high school friends were very tight back in the day and I’m pleased that we still are today despite the 20+ years we didn’t communicate regularly.


25 posted on 11/07/2010 2:36:59 PM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

Ping for later reading


26 posted on 11/07/2010 3:04:07 PM PST by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I got into a huge flame war with a lefty acquaintance regarding global warming. I kept posting facts and he kept getting more pissed off. He became unhinged after that saying that my sources were blogs and so therefore were not credible. He also stated, basically, that he had done so much research that he was smarter than everyone else on the subject. I turned him off after that.


27 posted on 11/07/2010 3:52:52 PM PST by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

FB post - pearls before swine, or converting the apathetic? :D


28 posted on 11/09/2010 10:46:36 AM PST by Marie Antoinette (Proud Clinton-hater since 1998.)
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