Political leanings on the USMB Board

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  1. Vast LWC
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    It would seem that of late, the population of this board has taken a rather pronounced turn to the right.

    New members have typically been right-wing oriented, and the posts have taken a decidedly right-wing talking point direction, including much in the way of repetitive spam.

    It seems that many of my fellow posters on the left-hand side of things, have found this unpalatable and are posting less and less..

    It would be unfortunate to see USMB turn into a right-wing echo chamber, ala Townhall.com.

    Perhaps folks on both sides might want to talk about this issue and express their political leanings to see if my assertion has any validity whatsoever.

    I, myself, am a leftie.
     
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    It's not just this board, bub.

    Those of us who are not Progressives (i.e. ranging from Moderate to Conservative) are not going to be silenced by the hyper Left. Your end of the spectrum has controlled the mainstream media and academia for years - and you begrudge us having a voice.

    Tough Shit.
     
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    For me, it depends on the issue.
     
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    Naw...almost all of us here are Lefties.....at least at one time or another when people say something rational or levelheaded, the far far right kooks call them liberals and leftists.
     
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    This board has always leaned right of center, in general. Still it is one of the more diverse boards that I have posted on. It is one of the few in which political affiliation is not even considered for staff selection.
     
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    Poor, poor victim of a years long conspiracy by the mainstream media (information is baaaad!) and academia (education is baaaad!)


    :eusa_eh:
     
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    Why are you so hostile?? Why can't you righties treat people the way you want to be treated?? You are the ones that always start shit. Always. Nobody said anything to you that would make you respond like that. Grow up.
     
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    Right, because there are no leftwing lunatics on this board. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    :lol: Because the right doesn't have a stranglehold on radio? Or a foothold in television?

    Let me guess, the left "controls the internet" too? :lol:
     
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    Political idiots of all spectrums give lunatics a bad name. :eusa_shhh:
     
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