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    Barbarian, Learning that Sherman is a woman:
    Doesn't matter. Seems like a very upfront person. So likely not afraid to clarify.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    Oh that's right, to the lefties...
    ...people are people, so a woman can be direct and forthright, as much as a man. To the far right, a woman isn't a woman if she's like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grosnick Marowbe View Post
    You're a True Patriot, Sherman. Thank you.
    “To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.”

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    I'm guessing that this is not what Sherman is saying. She apparently wants us to stop talking about Trump's personal problems, but will allow criticism of his policies.

    If I'm wrong, Sherman, let me know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Barbarian View Post
    She apparently wants us to stop talking about Trump's personal problems, but will allow criticism of his policies.
    Sherman said you can trash Trump all you want on a Liberal or Atheist site, but that you need to stop trying to turn TOL into a "trash Trump" site.
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    Quote Originally Posted by genuineoriginal View Post
    Sherman said you can trash Trump all you want on a Liberal or Atheist site, but that you need to stop trying to turn TOL into a "trash Trump" site.
    She seems fine with criticism of his policies, just not his personal life.

    Which leaves us a lot of material to talk about, doesn't it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Barbarian View Post
    She seems fine with criticism of his policies, just not his personal life.

    Which leaves us a lot of material to talk about, doesn't it?
    If you want to test it out by creating a bunch of new threads trashing Trump's policies, Sherman may give you a vacation from TOL to think about how you got that wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by genuineoriginal View Post
    If you want to test it out by creating a bunch of new threads trashing Trump's policies,
    She seemed pleased that I posted a critique of Trump's ICE policy, which emphasizes rounding up law-abiding illegal aliens, at the expense of getting the dangerous criminals deported, rather than attributing it to his character or lack of it.

    So that's what I'll do. And I'll avoid talking about how sleaze fits in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by genuineoriginal View Post
    Sherman said you can trash Trump all you want on a Liberal or Atheist site, but that you need to stop trying to turn TOL into a "trash Trump" site.
    Quote Originally Posted by genuineoriginal View Post
    If you want to test it out by creating a bunch of new threads trashing Trump's policies, Sherman may give you a vacation from TOL to think about how you got that wrong.
    Stop warning him.
    Let him rip!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman View Post
    There is just waay too many threads and posts on here assassinating his character. Other politicians haven't been attacked the way he has.
    Really? There weren't dozens and dozens of threads created about how Obama was supposedly Kenyan, Muslim, gay, or any number of things? I seem to recall a period when there was a constant stream of threads linking WND articles and similar making such claims.

    Must have been a different TOL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman View Post
    This is a conservative website designed to attract mainly conservative traffic. TOL is not to be a clearing house for threads that attack the character of the POTUS.
    Are you claiming that Trump is conservative?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    Stop warning him.
    Let him rip!
    He is free to express his displeasure at policies in threads he starts himself, but the threads and posts attacking his moral character are what the moratorium applies to. These things are blown way out of proportion and it not up for debate. There was never quite the volume of threads about the theories concerning Obama. That is why there was never any action taken on them. They didn't take over the forum. And, folks, please don't pop into every thread expressing your displeasure at the president.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman View Post
    [COLOR=#000080]He is free to express his displeasure at policies in threads he starts himself, but the threads and posts attacking his moral character are what the moratorium applies to.
    What 'moral character'? He's a serial adulterer. So much for Christian conservatives actually standing up for morals now that a GOP president is exposed as a real scumbag.

    What a great way to attract conservatives to the board.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WizardofOz View Post
    What 'moral character'? He's a serial adulterer. So much for Christian conservatives actually standing up for morals now that a GOP president is exposed as a real scumbag.

    What a great way to attract conservatives to the board.
    How soon everyone forgets 8 years of Clinton.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    How soon everyone forgets 8 years of Clinton.
    Clinton was a scumbag too. Shouldn't scumbags be exposed and their lack of moral character mocked?

    Adultery isn't a partisan issue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patrick jane View Post
    If I had a pony that could do just one trick, I'd be ecstatic.

    Is your mom gonna hang that on her fridge?
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