Are hub page forums THE most politically correct of all forums ?

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    ahorsebackposted 2 years ago

    Why are liberals the most childishly cherished political entity only here ? Kind of like a cheap soap opera -------Ummm like the Oprah show ?

    1. Credence2 profile image80
      Credence2posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Geez, where did you disappear to? I have not seen you since that pasting Roy Moore got in the Alabama Special Election Senate Race earlier this year.

      I don't mind taking my liberalism to other forums and sharing good progressism with those desperately in need.

      1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image95
        Wesman Todd Shawposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        To be a liberal is to be an emotional child.

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          ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

          https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/13982746.jpg

          1. Aime F profile image82
            Aime Fposted 24 months agoin reply to this

            Speaking of telling the truth, there is literally nothing outside of this meme to suggest Roosevelt ever actually said this.

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              ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

              I don't know but hey.....if the shoe fits , if the truth hurts ................:-}

          2. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image95
            Wesman Todd Shawposted 24 months agoin reply to this

            Yep. Say something like, 'there are only two genders.,' which is true, and watch heads explode.

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              ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

              Oh Yeaaaaa !

              1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image95
                Wesman Todd Shawposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/13982864.jpg

                1. Randy Godwin profile image92
                  Randy Godwinposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                  Spanky loves you guys! tongue

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                    ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                    Watch and Weep !

      2. mrpopo profile image72
        mrpopoposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        I recall one user who ended up quitting Hubpages after being banned for an innocuous offense and he seemed to be pretty far left (or at least, more to the left than I am).

        The moderators may be left-leaning but I haven't experienced the sort of censorship you allude to. Honestly, in light of your recent post I'd be more worried about Twitter, YouTube etc.

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          ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

          Twitter , so far,  has been tolerant of a lot of offensive language that I see every day.
          Who knows ,  there needs to be fairly open and unlimited discussions or we cure do party divisions  .  Fake media  no matter the name is just plain bad for business .

          1. Randy Godwin profile image92
            Randy Godwinposted 24 months agoin reply to this

            I agree! Fox News needs to be banned from the airwaves and internet.

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              ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

              Seeings your CNN is dying a slow death  , Msnbc is closing it's doors as you speak .Fox really isn't doing to badly so good luck with that !
              Good ole' liberal banning huh ?  Sounds like the nazi's are coming .

              1. Randy Godwin profile image92
                Randy Godwinposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                No, simply the "truth" police. tongue Something you and Spanky care not for.

          2. mrpopo profile image72
            mrpopoposted 24 months agoin reply to this

            Offensive language is one thing, but thought policing is another. Every now and then I hear about someone being banned from Twitter for straying too far from accepted speech. The most recent case is comedian Owen Benjamin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0Qbq1eBy34

    2. Aime F profile image82
      Aime Fposted 2 years ago

      I don’t really think so. You might fit in better on reddit or something though.

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        ahorsebackposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Aime  . if only you could silence all conservatives! What a perfect world ...............Not!
        Now flag me again for what...... hate speech ?

        1. Aime F profile image82
          Aime Fposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          I’m not interested in silencing conservatives nor do I care to flag you. I’m not sure how you got that from my post. Man, I must be speaking in tongues today...

          I was genuinely trying to be helpful. Your style is more in line with a place like reddit than here.

    3. Live to Learn profile image80
      Live to Learnposted 2 years ago

      A horseback, the fact that you post here makes it clear political incorrectness is alive and well on Hub Pages.

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        ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        I don't think so  , just coming off about a 120 day ban here I can say that these forums are shadowed by liberal moderators who bend to liberal cause . There are far more liberals here allowed a wider spread of so "offending "others ,than conservatives. One more outlet of liberal propaganda that when debates are divisive they then block conservative opinions. I am here merely for a time at the mercy of someone who will be "offended" by conservative opines.  Hubpages, like Face-Book , like Twitter and all liberal media shadow bans , " Free speech" is only free as long as the overall liberal agenda isn't threatened by opposing view .

        And I do not care who this offends.

        1. Live to Learn profile image80
          Live to Learnposted 24 months agoin reply to this

          I've read your posts. I'm not certain bans are unwarranted. Civility in communications is not an issue of politically correctness. It's common courtesy.

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            ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

            My opines are  just a different shade from ultra leftism that are  so prevalent today .  And because such leftism dominates the forums  , it wins out . My sense of civility is no different than anyone  here ,  it's just the new tactic of the left to silence opposing views  .

            1. Live to Learn profile image80
              Live to Learnposted 24 months agoin reply to this

              I would certainly agree that different tactics can each be less than civil and I have seen posts from those with leftist views, which seem ban worthy, passing the inexplicable hub pages litmus test for banning. But, I still stand by my assessment. You can be over the top, at times, and at those moments I wouldn't fault the moderators a ban.

              So, yes. They do appear to give left opinions more leeway. However, if you break the rules you don't really have a right to complain on the outcome.

              A120 day ban indicates more than one ban. Ever hear the definition of insanity?

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                ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                I refuse to have my independent opinions silenced , if they are not welcome here it bothers me not ,   There are plenty of places where they're welcome .  I have seen venomous hatred from the left or alt left go unchallenged  here many times , downright hatred in fact  and yes ,  they do give leftist opines far more leeway. 
                Insanity ? ....Politically ,That would be letting people silence you because they disagree  , you may not see me here but I will not ever be silenced.

                1. IslandBites profile image86
                  IslandBitesposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                  It shows! lol

                2. Randy Godwin profile image92
                  Randy Godwinposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                  I think I may be misting up a bit reading this Spanky-like post. tongue

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                    ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                    I wake each day thanking God for that " silent moral majority" ..........;-}

                    1. Randy Godwin profile image92
                      Randy Godwinposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                      Who are they? The majority is speaking out against Spanky these days.

        2. Credence2 profile image80
          Credence2posted 24 months agoin reply to this

          Geez, Ahorseback, you have got to be more careful, the place is far too quiet without you here.

          Yes, I am at war with Right, so I can take it. Although, I take no prisoners, I abide with the terms of Geneva Convention. So, give it your best shot.

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          Onusonusposted 24 months agoin reply to this

          They most definitely are liberal moderators.

    4. Aime F profile image82
      Aime Fposted 24 months ago

      https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/13982781.jpg

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        ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        I do like that one! ..................be careful though , someone's going to believe it Aime !

      2. wilderness profile image96
        wildernessposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        lol

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      ahorsebackposted 24 months ago

      Oh well !

      https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/13982840.jpg

    6. Kathryn L Hill profile image79
      Kathryn L Hillposted 24 months ago

      Liberals have lots of faith in human nature.
      Conservatives don't have that much faith in human nature.
      And guess what ... humans have many wonderful attributes as well as many faults.

    7. PrettyPanther profile image82
      PrettyPantherposted 24 months ago

      Aw, so you were banned and, just like your prez, you blame everyone but yourself.

      So, how do you explain it when liberal posters get banned?

      1. Randy Godwin profile image92
        Randy Godwinposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        No kidding! I've had my share.

        1. PrettyPanther profile image82
          PrettyPantherposted 24 months agoin reply to this

          Me, too. big_smile

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        ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        If the balance is off then only one party gets banned  , thereby "shadow banning" the message from the right  Like Face Book admits , like Twitter admits , Pretty simple .

    8. Aime F profile image82
      Aime Fposted 24 months ago

      I got banned once but I’ve been an angel ever since.

    9. Kathleen Cochran profile image78
      Kathleen Cochranposted 24 months ago

      That you just - finally - got banned here is a testament to the tolerance of this site.  You and your cronies have done more to force intelligent writers off HubPages than any other one thing I can mention.

      And now that you are back, what do you do?  Start an inflammatory discussion.

    10. Kathleen Cochran profile image78
      Kathleen Cochranposted 24 months ago

      HubPages says there are 41,000 writers here.  Six years ago there were more than 200,000.  You have to wonder what happened?

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        ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        Really Kathryn , That should tell you something in itself , because the left's venomous  hatred of all things towards the conservative side of debates is more than obvious including many who are never banned.  The fact that there are less writers here than before says much about hubpages .  I like the forums  wherever and yet when shadow banning happens it only hurts the site itself , whoever that site is , look at the precious Face book dying a rather fast death as we speak . But ,why don't you explain how I or others drive writers away from here and not the policies of Hubpages themselves?

        1. Kathryn L Hill profile image79
          Kathryn L Hillposted 24 months agoin reply to this

          … that was Kathleen. What was she implying?
          PS You do have to remember where HubPages is located.

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            ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

            Sorry Kathryn ,yes Kathleen ........

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        ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        I don't wonder , creative writing  doesn't sell . Period .   At one time it was a creative writers site . Most have left and since then its all about money , net hits and  a lot of P.C..

    11. Kathryn L Hill profile image79
      Kathryn L Hillposted 24 months ago
    12. Credence2 profile image80
      Credence2posted 24 months ago

      This entire thing is silly, you get banned for a lack of manners and decorum in these forums. It has nothing to do with one's ideological positions one way or another.

      Conservatives practically invented the word and concept 'excuses', whenever they don't win. It does not matter whether Hub-pages HQ is in San Francisco or Dallas.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image79
        Kathryn L Hillposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        Well, Good. big_smile

    13. IslandBites profile image86
      IslandBitesposted 24 months ago

      https://i0.wp.com/lifeabirdseyeview.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/snowflake-1170x780.jpg

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        ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        Thanks, I copied that snowflake image for future use .

    14. Kathleen Cochran profile image78
      Kathleen Cochranposted 24 months ago

      There are fewer writers (not less) because the level of discussion has declined greatly and is too often ignorant and petty.  Not to mention, hardly anyone bothers to write actual articles any more.

    15. Kathryn L Hill profile image79
      Kathryn L Hillposted 24 months ago

      They said, "No, its NOT about being politically correct here on HP topical forums." I would agree.

      Think about it: without you and jacklee Im, they'll be going, "Yea, that's right, man … " I whole heartedly concur!"... "Where's the like button?"..."So cool of you to say!"... "Right on!"... "Groovy!"… "Far out!"

      Peace. smile

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        ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

        Kathryn,  The alt-liberals will hi-jack the political  conversations and attempt to control the  numbers of us by hate-banning because they have to  gain  votes, as they have to allow illegals drivers licences to vote, they did it with the woman's vote , the African American vote , the young academic vote , the organised labor vote  .  I fail to see how anyone cannot see that  liberals play the identity politics game  for votes.
        Let's gain the "groups " and ignore the individual . They are admittedly Orwellian  .  By the way have you been to Twitter ?
        They will never silence us .

        1. PrettyPanther profile image82
          PrettyPantherposted 24 months agoin reply to this

          You never answered this question when I asked befote. If admins are liberals who ban people based on political ideology, how do you explain my multiple bans? Or Randy's 120-day ban?

          Where is the evidence of your victimization?

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            ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

            Face book , Twitter  , Instagram have either admitted to banning  or shadow banning unpopular and conservative postings  . Anyone can easily explain some people's  overzealous anger issues  and derogatory language and hate speech banning .  Why do you need me to ?

            1. PrettyPanther profile image82
              PrettyPantherposted 24 months agoin reply to this

              Again, if there is a bias against conservatives, why would they ban liberals?

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                ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                They wouldn't and don't in equal numbers , That's the entire point P.P. !

                1. PrettyPanther profile image82
                  PrettyPantherposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                  And how do you know this? Do you have evidence?

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                    ahorsebackposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                    At this point most sights are admitting it  !

                    1. PrettyPanther profile image82
                      PrettyPantherposted 24 months agoin reply to this

                      So you have no evidence, just your unwillingness to take responsibility for your own behavior.

     
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