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rgbecker

(4,851 posts)
Tue Apr 30, 2024, 10:41 PM Apr 30

Time to enforce the General Discussion rule that "Posts about Israel/Palestine, .......are restricted in this forum."

This discussion thread was locked by EarlG (a host of the General Discussion forum).

Here's a poll for the moderators and Earl.


18 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Poll closed
Move all the "lsrael, Palistinian, Jewish, Zionists, Hamas" discussion off the General Discussion forum and get back to how we are going to win in 2024.
16 (89%)
Continue the Israel/Palestine discussion on General Discussion Forum at least until the election or until things calm down.
2 (11%)
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Time to enforce the General Discussion rule that "Posts about Israel/Palestine, .......are restricted in this forum." (Original Post) rgbecker Apr 30 OP
Another option: take down this post and leave it up to the mods already in place RainCaster Apr 30 #1
I don't believe it is necessary to restrict the subject at this time EarlG Apr 30 #2

RainCaster

(11,089 posts)
1. Another option: take down this post and leave it up to the mods already in place
Tue Apr 30, 2024, 10:48 PM
Apr 30

I think they have been doing an excellent job of letting us vent on important issues. Bit along with that venting comes the responsibility of offering valid alternatives.

EarlG

(22,200 posts)
2. I don't believe it is necessary to restrict the subject at this time
Tue Apr 30, 2024, 10:50 PM
Apr 30

given that this is one of the top stories in the nation right now. I reserve the right to change my opinion at any time in the future, but for now we are allowing it in GD.

Nobody is being forced to click on, read, or participate in those threads. But people who do choose to participate would be wise remember that, as always, they will be subject to the regular DU rules of conduct, which are enforced by their peers. In other words, if you want to add heat rather than light to the discussion, you take your chances.

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