Tilted Forum Project Discussion Community  

Go Back   Tilted Forum Project Discussion Community > The Academy > Tilted Politics


 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-15-2005, 08:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
Crazy
 
Location: Troy, NY
Refute Democratic Policy here! (but with facts)

Since the use of the word "bash" is apparently banned on TFP, regardless of the context or content of the thread itself, I'm rephrasing this and opening it again, since I believe it to be a perfectly valid discussion topic. ...Mods, if you dispute this, by all means PM me and I'll give you an IM name you can talk to me on for better and faster resolution (heck, I'll even give you a call if you want). In any case, back to the previous idea...

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

After frequenting this board for a while, I'm noticing a trend. Aside from debate on issues, in which opinions are as important as fact in many circumstances and thus not relevant here, my observation of political discussion on the behavior of the parties and their elected representatives themselves leads me to quite a conclusion.

Most of what I see happening is someone will reveal negative information about the republican party by bringing up a news story (from a credible agency more often than not) or referencing fact of some kind. To this, the more conservative members of the board say "so what", "quit your whining", "more liberal garbage" or something to the idea of merely dismissing it without any credible retort. Less facts are brought up questioning the actions of the democrats, and even less with regard to present-day issues.

Republicans, I bid you to even the tides. Please present some facts that bring the political integrity of the Democratic party into question. Do it here, or start your own thread. Being that there are more republicans on the board then democrats (according to people's responses to my earlier poll) I would imagine that there should be at least as much dirt on the dems as on the GOP... unless, that is, the GOP really just performs more questionable politics.

...And just to remind everyone of my intent with this thread once again, it is to bring awareness of questionable actions of the parties, not to question their stance on the issues (or "bash" anyone in the more common forum sense).
__________________
C4 to your door, no beef no more...
C4 Diesel is offline  
Old 02-16-2005, 09:57 AM   #2 (permalink)
Cracking the Whip
 
Lebell's Avatar
 
Location: Sexymama's arms...
I've pondered this thread overnite, and I still see it boiling down to a "Let's dump on the Democrats" thread.

I grant that it is a judgement call on my part not to allow it, but I think that it is better for the board if you deal with one issue at a time, rather than this sort of catch all thread which (in my experience so far modding) usually turns into a "and they stink too!" bitch and moan thread.

So again, if there are "questionable actions", be they some goofy reporter lobbing softballs to the president or some committee in California making political hay from the latest crisis there, then deal with that issue.

But threads that are essentially nothing but "Let's post all the shitty things you can think of about x party, post here" will continue to be closed.

So once again, thread closed.
__________________
"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." C. S. Lewis

The ONLY sponsors we have are YOU!

Please Donate!
Lebell is offline  
 

Tags
democratic, facts, policy, refute

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 10:16 AM.

Tilted Forum Project

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
© 2002-2012 Tilted Forum Project

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360