Skip to comments.It is time. My opus
Posted on 01/28/2013 8:10:56 PM PST by Melas
While the title says it all, I thought a goodbye was in order.
While I've been a FReeper for well over a decade, I must declare that it is time to part ways. While I have the greatest respect for a great many of you, the days where I can in good conscience remain silent about the issues that set me apart from the rest of FReeperdom have past. For clarity, or perhaps catharsis, I'm not entirely certain which, I'll lay them out on the table an call the ZOT down upon myself.
The racism: I just can't handle it anymore. FR has become increasingly racist since President Obama took office, and enforcement has dropped. Now, not a single crime can be reported with an "amish" comment, and I've yet to see a post express embarrassment or shame when lo and behold sometimes the perpetrators turned out to be lily white.
Homosexuality: FR is on the wrong side of history on this one, and I'll just leave it at that.
Mostly though, it's the hate. More and more posts reference violent solutions to political disagreements. Some subtly couched, others make no pretense. I wouldn't be surprised at all if I read in the morning paper that a FReeper murdered a federal bureaucrat or a federal judge.
I've learned so much, from so many of you, and for that I'm grateful. I genuinely and truly wish all of you well, and sincerely hope you all live out the rest of your lives in happiness.
Best to you, Melas
Everything you complain about began in FR as a REACTION to what was an overt set of policies instituted by this racist, hateful, homosexual-supporting socialist tyrant.
We are angry. We tried being friendly and smiling and getting along with leftists.
They did a Trayvon with our heads into the pavement.
Your byline says it all.
Weak opus. IBTZ
Profile: “ My first allegiance is to the truth, not ideology or politics. If the truth was that Joseph Stalin was kind to kittens, I would not let a lie to the contrary stand just because he was Joseph Stalin. If Abraham Lincoln fried ants with a magnifying glass, I would not suppress the truth because he was Abraham Lincoln. Reputations, legacies, causes, ideologies and religions all have to stand in the light of the facts. Anyone who would play fast and loose with the truth in the name of any of the above is not to be trusted.”
Buy bye, Salem.
Oh Melas, don’t be such a hater.
You nailed it! Great thoughts.
FR just lost one of its best.
Farewell, my friend.
Meanwhile, lies about racism on here. What a shame.
FYI, the concept of “racism”, which you should well know did not exist 150 years ago, and had to be invented, and it’s not something like a lightbulb that had to be invented, that concept is said to have been invented by none other than Leon Trotsky. It’s caught on, achieved its propagandistic purposes to the point where you and the Communists can sing Kumbaya together about it, even though it is something doesn’t exist, just like, say, global warming. Look up ethnocentrism, and tell us in what human culture, at what point in history, it did not appear.
Good luck in the church of anti-Racism!
Not much of an opus, and utterly wrong-headed besides.
Your comments on homosexuality...
If you approve of homosexuality, you are on the wrong side of God.
i agree with you on this in essence... i'm not so sure FR has become increasingly racist, but many of the posts contain racial elements... comments... views...
Racism, faggotry, and hate - the major planks in the Democrat platform.
Why not go for the hat trick and mention that you’re pro-abortion?
“Homosexuality: FR is on the wrong side of history on this one, and I’ll just leave it at that.”
Good riddance then.....and let’s leave it at that.
Did you mean "passed"?
Of course you did.
But you are too smart by half. (Look it up).
Now just go away.
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