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originally posted by: eriktheawful
Yes, they DO get to decide. It's THEIR place. Not yours. Not other members.
You may not agree with what it is they decide to do, but they IN FACT DO GET TO DECIDE THINGS LIKE THIS.
And thus was born electionupdate2014.com, the NRCC’s fake-news propaganda website that makes every effort to deceive people into thinking they’re reading the news, when they’re actually getting a full dose of Republican messaging
originally posted by: loam
Out of curiosity, I wonder how people would react to a tag that instead simply read: "Caution: state-controlled media source."
Such a statement informs and encourages contemplation of the intentions of the source. It's factual and doesn't do any thinking or concluding for the reader. I'm sure that still wouldn't make everyone happy, but perhaps it would be a slight improvement over the original approach and help address the original problem SO was seeking to resolve.
originally posted by: OpinionatedB
a reply to: JohnnyCanuck
Chalk one loss for truth, and score one point for ignorance.
The truth is never pretty, and never really what we want to hear (or see), but its important in this world. If everything we did, and thought, and said, was based in truth - we would be a much better world.
If we cannot face our own truth, and the truth of others... what right do we have saying we deny ignorance?
I think none, none at all. Not if we cannot even face the truth.
originally posted by: MessageforAll
Most people realize that RT is propaganda
originally posted by: SkepticOverlord
Fine. There's more important things for all of us to be focusing on than this. The changes have been removed.
There was very good reason for this, essentially for the same reasons we've had to restrict using before itsnews as a source. But fine, embrace you state mandated deceptions and the troll army that comes with.
originally posted by: Lady_Tuatha
originally posted by: kaylaluv
Well, when I see an OP that uses RT as a source, the first thing I will post is the facts about what RT really is. That's my right as a poster, so get used to it.
At least try and read the post first. sheesh.