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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:35 pm 
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So I've made an executive decision - no politics.

We've kind of gently tolerated political threads for years, but with the current political climate and hostility in the ol' US of A, I'm not going to permit any thread that is about domestic or international politics. Any thread I see that appears to be of a political nature, even if it's in good taste or has a good heart behind it, can't do it. Gonna be locked.

Our forum was born of the 2008 presidential election causing poisonous arguments so toxic that BFO's founding fathers made the pilgrimage to this place. I don't want anything like that here.

If you'd like to talk politics or current affairs of a political nature, there are literally thousands, if not millions, of internet venues for you to do so.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:20 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:58 am 
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And you were kind enough to leave a trail of breadcrumbs for the rest of us to follow. :toast:

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:47 pm 
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What about "Political News"? I previously posted a thread about Bowe Bergdahl that is world news and has very political implications.

There is also the Bradley Mannings sentence thing combined with Assange legal issues. That's a big story but also very political.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:08 pm 
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mmmc_35 wrote:
What about "Political News"? I previously posted a thread about Bowe Bergdahl that is world news and has very political implications.

There is also the Bradley Mannings sentence thing combined with Assange legal issues. That's a big story but also very political.


I'd say if it feels controversial it's not worth posting here.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:40 pm 
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I'm glad for this; I despise politics. Too often if 'you' want to discuss politics, what 'you're' really saying is that you want to jam 'your' slanted political opinion down someone else's throat. There is no discussion. There is no expectation of compromise. There is only whether or not 'your' side is victorious in the political scrum, and the if 'you' lose, how that can be spun to look the least damaging while at the same time finding some basis to blame the other side for being amoral.

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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 12:59 pm 
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46Blitz wrote:
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.... of the site we left behind.
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of the site where we were.

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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:08 pm 
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Boris13c wrote:
46Blitz wrote:
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.... of the site we left behind.
Shit stained smelly uncouth memories,
of the site where we were.

Sometimes when I'm having a bad day, I click on the WWM favorite I still have just to see the 404 error.


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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:14 pm 
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Was political discourtesy a problem?

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