posted on Sep, 13 2013 @ 07:40 PM
reply to post by GrantedBail
Yes they certainly *are* a gem alright !!
Democratic Underground, also known as DU, is an online community for U.S. Democrats. Its membership is restricted by policy to those who are
supportive of the Democratic Party and Democratic candidates for political office. DU was established on January 20, 2001, the day Republican
George W. Bush was inaugurated president.
I bet they were a real 'back slapping high-5 outfit' !!
Discussions from posters at DU have drawn criticism. One example of this was the dialog about the 2004 tsunami disaster, in which a few posts explored
the possibility of "earthquake weapons". The posts were reported by The New York Times and Fox News. The DU administrators deleted these posts
and the threads were locked. The administrators officially disavowed what they called "kooky tsunami conspiracy theories". They added, "One wonders
why the author [of the Times article] did not spend five minutes over at Free Republic and instead write an article about how conservatives think the
tsunami was some sort of retribution from God, or how Muslims deserved it." The administrators also sent a letter to the Times, which was
Another example is the conspiracy theories revolving around the August 2006 terror plot to blow up airliners between the UK and the US, which received
mention in USA Today. Some posters felt that the American government's push to release the announcement of the plot was a conspiracy to bump
Joe Lieberman's primary loss out of the news cycle.
The site also saw criticism when, in 2003, a poster explained why he or she wished to see continued bloodshed in Iraq.
The site was also criticized by the online Oregon newspaper Salem-News.com for a thread about a video posted by the newspaper in which a former
Israeli soldier described what the newspaper called "the war crimes committed against the Palestinians back in 1948." Because some DU posters
criticized the piece, the newspaper wrote that DU had "decided to take a stand for apartheid", although it described another post in the thread (one
critical of Israel) as "absolutely correct".
Almost sounds like they were/are an NSA project
Ultra Left Progressive is no way the same as any level of general conservative.
Democrats / Republicans yes. Very similar and in fact identical in some ways recently.
In fact it's pretty close to 'single party' without actually having it, which is definitely part of the ultra Left Progressive hierarchy agenda.
But even now, there seems to be a few genuine conservatives still there (perhaps even in both parties).
So what happens when a near 'single party' gets established ?
Just look at the results from the Democrat controlled Congresses from Jan 2007 through Dec 2011, especially the one with a Democrat executive branch
go with it.