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Originally posted by lpowell0627
I think people should be a little more careful when calling out members that registered today and automatically, because they participated in an Israel thread, suddenly a pro-Israel Megaphone plant. This has the potential to taint some new members unfairly. I'm not saying that the possibility that they are doesn't exist, I'm just saying it may not be warranted in all cases and it's a pretty wide brush to be painting with....
2d.) Forum Gangs: You will not engaged in an organized collaboration with other members to disrupt thread topics or interrupt the flow of normal collaborative discussion.
Originally posted by greatpiino
Haha, here's a little nugget of info that makes me smile. I'm a member of a very small, very random forum that I will not name. It's basically a small collection (small as in a few dozen) of some of the nastiest trolls I've ever come across. I was lucky enough to gain membership there quite a few years ago because I was interested in the forum's intended topic (a topic which is very rarely discussed there these days).
Originally posted by D.E.M.
That is not the point. The point is that we have, right here, a national government creating and distributing software with the sole purpose of pushing it's propaganda across multiple sources, and using software exploits to manipulate those sources into showing only their viewpoint.
"A top Navy officer said that in the future, the Navy will be more aggressive and treat such ships like they were coming for “war.”
When you look at this from an unbiased perspective this makes sense. From the commanders point of view, you are not going to lead your soldiers into a situation which they are not prepared for. You are responsible for your soldiers lives and they put their trust in you. If you know that the ships your soldiers are going to board have people who are going to act in a hostile manner, then it is your responsibility to prepare accordingly.
The motive behind this is intimidation. This intimidation serves to stifle open discussion or questioning of events, by silencing the members through ridicule. Straight out of the CIA playbook. Disgusting.