Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

A Return to Triangulation (libertarion vs social right)
National Review Online ^ | 10/25/06 | David Boaz & David Kirby

Posted on 10/25/2006 11:10:46 AM PDT by Blackirish

As the Republican base fragments and Christian conservatives consider a “fast” from politics, the polling data point to a mid-term Republican thumping. Less than two weeks from now, Republicans will begin their post-mortem soul searching. And as the corpses of their House and Senate majorities grow cold, so should Karl Rove’s 2006 campaign strategy.

(Excerpt) Read more at article.nationalreview.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: besthijack; bestthread; blackirish; braad; creation; darwin; darwincentral; darwinhomebase; doublehijacked; evolution; frhero; frlegend; hero; hijack; hijacked; hijackedthread; legend; libertian; minifreepathon; monthlydonorthon; rehijacked; religion; science; socialright; threadjacked; threadjacking
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first previous 1-20 ... 581-600601-620621-640 ... 1,661-1,665 next last
To: CWOJackson
I've never really figured out just what a small "l" libertarian is. From my experience with them they are nothing more then someone with some sort of axe to grind with the GOP and hiding behind the LP. They all hide their particular grudge behind the "small l" label.

I've explained it to you personally countless times. Are you claiming that you have no axe whatsoever to grind with the GOP when it comes to small-government issues? Are you satisfied with the Medicare Prescription Benefit? No Child Left Behind? A small-l libertarian is a Republican who fights for a limited-government from within the party. JimRob has endorsed this strategy and supports Ron Paul's Republican Liberty Caucus and allows them to host their forum here on FR's servers.

601 posted on 10/26/2006 10:37:25 AM PDT by jmc813 (.)(.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 220 | View Replies]

To: CWOJackson
And which Libertarian/libertarian candidate is polling anywhere above 2%?

Ron Paul is cruising to victory in his district. Mike Pence too.

602 posted on 10/26/2006 10:44:20 AM PDT by jmc813 (.)(.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 256 | View Replies]

Exhibit Z


603 posted on 10/26/2006 10:51:07 AM PDT by ml1954 (ID = Case closed....no further inquiry allowed...now move along.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 600 | View Replies]

To: Sir Francis Dashwood
You are thinking with the appendage at the wrong end of the spinal column...

Conservatism, and FR, truly needs more people like you.

604 posted on 10/26/2006 11:05:05 AM PDT by jennyp (The ennui of the short-timer)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 561 | View Replies]

To: Jim Robinson
I do, however, have a great problem with the Godless Marxist ACLU influenced big government forcing evolution theory, homosexuality, feminism, whacko environmentalism, earth worship, paganism, even Islamic fascism on our children in public schools while simultaneously trying to remove all mention of God and Christianity from their daily lives

Amen, and that's all Christians asked for too, in spite of protestations to the contrary.

605 posted on 10/26/2006 11:13:49 AM PDT by 1000 silverlings (why is it so difficult to understand)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 194 | View Replies]

To: 1000 silverlings

And even many who aren't labeled Christians abhor the ACLU etc's war against Christianity. A war against Christianity is a war against all those who believe in God.


606 posted on 10/26/2006 11:18:39 AM PDT by little jeremiah
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 605 | View Replies]

To: little jeremiah
And even many who aren't labeled Christians abhor the ACLU etc's war against Christianity.

I'm not, and I don't like their war. It cannot be on a church/state separation principle for them, since I've never heard of them attacking Islam in the public square.

However, my anger towards them has to be tempered since I know they've won several cases on religious freedom for Christians. They aren't consistent.

607 posted on 10/26/2006 11:40:20 AM PDT by antiRepublicrat
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 606 | View Replies]

To: Jim Robinson
So, to recap:
  1. Patrick Henry's homepage mysteriously disappears back in March.
  2. He and several others ask the mods & Jim Robinson what happened, thinking maybe it was either a software glitch, another member who had decided to break into his account & do some petty vandalism, or a rogue mod who decided to break into his account & do some petty vandalism.
  3. Patrick Henry restores his homepage, which soon disappears again.
  4. Again he & others ask the management of this website to look into the mysterious vandalism.
  5. No response from management.
  6. Now it's revealed that it was Jim Robinson himself who decided to secretly vandalize Patrick Henry's homepage, and to sit back and not say anything about it, but rather watch the little pissant members scurry around wondering what the hell happened and why the management of the world's premier conservative website aren't saying anything. Instead of doing something more professional, accountable and adult like warning/suspending/banning him and/or us.
  7. All this while, Jim Robinson was happily cashing Patrick Henry's quarterly checks.
  8. Now Jim Robinson wants us to know of his courageous action, while at the same time feigning ignorance of the whole incident.

IMO, this is the kind of professional, responsible management that we need to see more of at prominent conservative websites.

GIVE 'EM HELL, JIMROB! WOO HOO!!!

To: Ichneumon

The mods don't have access to the posters' profile pages. I do. And I've removed a few of them. Those that I have removed should take it as a warning (if I didn't ban them in the process).

240 posted on 10/25/2006 8:41:38 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

To: Jim Robinson
The mods don't have access to the posters' profile pages. I do. And I've removed a few of them. Those that I have removed should take it as a warning (if I didn't ban them in the process).

Are you saying that you're the one who kept deleting PatrickHenry's homepage back in (March, IIRC)?

387 posted on 10/25/2006 9:56:39 PM PDT by jennyp (There's ALWAYS time for jibber jabber!)

To: jennyp

Yup.

395 posted on 10/25/2006 10:00:39 PM PDT by Jim Robinson


To: Jim Robinson

What the hell for?

431 posted on 10/25/2006 10:25:32 PM PDT by Liberal Classic (No better friend, no worse enemy. Semper Fi.)

To: Jim Robinson
Yup.

I see. And so when he and several of us asked what the heck was going on - i.e. was this just a weird software glitch, or had some other member broken into PH's account to do a little vandalism, or had some petty tyrant mod or other PTB decided to up and rip down a member's homepage, or what, it was you who decided not to say word one?

445 posted on 10/25/2006 10:38:14 PM PDT by jennyp (There's ALWAYS time for jibber jabber!)

To: jennyp

Actually, I only vaguely remember the incident. Chances are, I probably had them all on ignore which is probably better than banning the whole lot.

456 posted on 10/25/2006 10:41:53 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

608 posted on 10/26/2006 11:47:02 AM PDT by jennyp (The ennui of the short-timer)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 456 | View Replies]

To: jennyp

Well, life sucks and then you die. Or not. Depending on Whom you believe.


609 posted on 10/26/2006 12:02:38 PM PDT by 1000 silverlings (why is it so difficult to understand)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 608 | View Replies]

For Further Info, See Here
610 posted on 10/26/2006 12:10:43 PM PDT by ml1954 (ID = Case closed....no further inquiry allowed...now move along.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 600 | View Replies]

To: jennyp

Please don't forget sarcasm tags!


611 posted on 10/26/2006 12:26:25 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 604 | View Replies]

To: nopardons

Don't worry. It's probably the last one.


612 posted on 10/26/2006 12:56:53 PM PDT by stands2reason
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 448 | View Replies]

To: nopardons

Forget about the topic. This is an important thread.


613 posted on 10/26/2006 1:09:24 PM PDT by stands2reason
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 470 | View Replies]

To: antiRepublicrat

The ACLU is so consistently on the dark side that any good deeds they have done are under the category of "even a stopped clock". And, of course, their method of threatening small communities with crazy lawsuits solely to enrich their coffers is more than odious and anti-freedom. They are basically fuelled by taxpayer money, by shaking down one town after another.


614 posted on 10/26/2006 1:16:32 PM PDT by little jeremiah
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 607 | View Replies]

To: jennyp
Wasn't mysterious and wasn't vandalism. I sometimes pull posts. I sometimes pull profile pages. It's part of the job. Whether or not a poster is a donor doesn't enter into my moderating decisions. Like the man said, it happens.
615 posted on 10/26/2006 1:20:36 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 608 | View Replies]

To: jennyp; Jim Robinson

So, what's the big issue anyway? PH's mysteriously disappearing homepage keeps popping up on other evos homepages anyway. It's not gone, just relocated in many different spots. I wonder why that was never mentioned?


616 posted on 10/26/2006 1:22:47 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 608 | View Replies]

To: little jeremiah

Here's a thread you might be interested in.

Citizens Make Stand Against ACLU In Tennessee
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1726166/posts

Jay 777 has a *Stop the ACLU* ping list.


617 posted on 10/26/2006 1:25:21 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 614 | View Replies]

To: RunningWolf

So sorry to hear that. NOT!!!


618 posted on 10/26/2006 1:31:20 PM PDT by taxesareforever (Never forget Matt Maupin)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 242 | View Replies]

To: jennyp

Umm, never mind about PH's homepage clones, I see lots of white these days.


619 posted on 10/26/2006 1:34:21 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 608 | View Replies]

To: Jim Robinson
Wasn't mysterious and wasn't vandalism. I sometimes pull posts. I sometimes pull profile pages. It's part of the job. Whether or not a poster is a donor doesn't enter into my moderating decisions. Like the man said, it happens.

When a post gets pulled, it says "Post removed by moderator". When you pull someone's homepage, it says "". There's absolutely no indication that management has done something deliberate. Then when PH & others tried to find out what happened, you said "".

Do you see the slightest problem with this scenario?

620 posted on 10/26/2006 1:51:01 PM PDT by jennyp (The ennui of the short-timer)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 615 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first previous 1-20 ... 581-600601-620621-640 ... 1,661-1,665 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson