Skip to comments.Let's put this to bed. We have bigger fish to fry.
Posted on 04/27/2012 4:56:50 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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Trouble is, to you folks, a different opinion automatically makes the perp “socialist.”
No, they dont. It stated that if a WTA scheduled before a certain date, they would either have to switch to proportional or lose delegates. Florida chose to lose delegates. But Florida wasnt given to Romney. The other candidates just failed to beat him there.
You can look for conspiracies in everything if thats what you need to rationalize, but that doesnt mean they are real.
Doesn’t matter. They are the in-crowd, we are not. I’ve seen a lot of good conservatives either get the zot, or leave because of the insults.
You are. The second people started saying why donations were down, you tried changing the subject.
Not me. I never take for granted that I know why someone was zotted.
Unfortunately the tipping point has been reached.
Asking for more and more money - from fewer and fewer folks. Many who used to contribute, both money and commentary, have left, been banned, or have gone into lurk mode for reasons that have been well laid out.
That boat won't float. All the problems come from within this site. People know they have to fall in line or pay a price for it. These are self inflicted wounds.
There is nothing so silent on FR as the zotted conservatives. But at least it felt good to ban them, I guess? And celebrate with a zot thread after? Good job--anti-freepers and the left couldn't have done it better.
wtc911 is a troll? Please, get real.
When it’s only the in-crowd left, it will be interesting which of them will be targeted for the next purge.
With them it will always be:
My religion is the only true one.
My denomination is the only true one.
My sect is the only true one.
My sub-sect is the only true one.
My splinter group is the only true one.
My line of scripture trumps your line of scripture.
And so on.
Wanna know why funds are down? There you have it.
I don’t get scared away. I thrive on it. As far back as 1984, far before the internet, I was doing the whole repartee thing in a worldwide forum with people who could skin a cat with mere words alone.
So I’m well versed and have enormously thick skin.
In the real world the most rabid here are a drop in an ocean. If they sit out the election because they do not find Romney palatable they simply won’t count. Theirs was one vote among millions. The rest of the grown ups will pick up the fight against this dictator wanna-be Obama and remove the stain from this once great country.
Romney clearly isn’t perfect but he’s no where near the anti-Christ he’s portrayed to be in here and by some zealots in the blog-o-sphere.
As far as fundraising you would need to speak with my financial adviser (i.e. wife). Good luck.
You did miss it. There are no "winner takes all" states before April 1st.
As noted by Chariman Priebus, winner-take-all states cannot hold a primary or caucus before April 1, 2012.
I’m not sure people are trying to discourage donations—I think they are (rightly) pointing out that if the atmosphere here would clear significantly, the donations would go up. The zot-fests are not good fund raisers.
I’m okay with ads as well.
I’ve always contributed in the past and have only delayed this go round because I am committed to speaking my mind and there are people (several) who immediately ping Jim when they reply to me.
Back in the schoolyard we would have called them tattletales.
Their aim seems to be to get me banned because I want to get rid of Obama and don’t buy their foolish rhetoric.
Why would FREE Republic want to get people banned?
I remember when Free Republic was a heroic bastion of liberty.
Remember when this site took down Dan Rather and protected George Bush from being crucified with a lying scheme by CBS (was it CBS).
Now it seems to be a favorite sport here to belittle George W. Bush.
What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on?
I have no objection to ads, but I have no objection to supporting this site with whatever pitiful sum I can come up with.
If I survive this primary season, I will do so.
Most people aren’t being influenced by anything other than there is nothing worse than Barack Obama. They do not feel this is the time to make a stand. Especially when conservatives didn’t have any good primary choices to offer. Sometimes you have to take small increments when you can get them and work for a larger goal.
One thing the left has, that we do not, is that they were patient. They started with Clinton and worked and waited to push the far left Obama.
People have kids and grandkids and they want the most corrupt administration ever conceived kicked to the curb.
That has a lot of sway.
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