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Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:11 PM

Shout out to 1StrongBlackMan

Who continues to be FFR'd. Again.

Let me say, after the death of HOF, this is my favorite group. I've watched as racial issues pertinent to African Americans get belittled when inconvenient, held up like a flag when not. I've watched you all fight the good fight--even when you didn't agree on things like, oh, who should win the primary---the quality of posts here has always been apparent.

Watching the people from this group get silenced was one of the most disturbing experiences in my 12 years on DU.

Fighting inherent racism is never a comfortable or easy fight, and uncomfortable people tend to get reactive. I miss 1SBM's voice here.

I AM left wondering ... have the admins decided that he is more trouble than he is worth? I certainly hope not--this would be a shameful statement for a left-leaning site. Despite admins assertion, his problems with (and alert stalking by) DUers was not "partisan", it preceded the primaries, and largely revolved around discussions of racial matters. It, also, should be noted that his problems with (and the alert-stalking by) was with that segment of DUers whose primary home is now JPR. Finally, it should be noted that a quick view of JPR will reveal a/the number of JPR posts that are as racially and gender intolerant. It was those types of posts here on DU (by the same characters) that earned 1SBM their attention, and the alert-stalking and jury abuse that Admins finally had to acknowledge.

Now personally, I hope this is just an oversight, as 1SBM is an outspoken and passionate advocate for AA concerns, and a valuable DU member.




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ismnotwasm Aug 2016 OP
Gothmog Aug 2016 #1
ismnotwasm Aug 2016 #2
rjsquirrel Aug 2016 #4
Warpy Aug 2016 #34
Laser102 Aug 2016 #42
beveeheart Aug 2016 #46
R B Garr Aug 2016 #69
Bobbie Jo Aug 2016 #88
etherealtruth Aug 2016 #3
emulatorloo Aug 2016 #5
Hortensis Aug 2016 #9
R B Garr Aug 2016 #71
NanceGreggs Aug 2016 #6
sheshe2 Aug 2016 #65
Cha Aug 2016 #7
pkdu Aug 2016 #8
DemocratSinceBirth Aug 2016 #10
George II Aug 2016 #11
ismnotwasm Aug 2016 #12
bravenak Aug 2016 #13
SusanCalvin Aug 2016 #48
wildeyed Aug 2016 #14
greatauntoftriplets Aug 2016 #15
still_one Aug 2016 #16
Skittles Aug 2016 #17
stonecutter357 Aug 2016 #27
kestrel91316 Aug 2016 #18
giftedgirl77 Aug 2016 #20
kestrel91316 Aug 2016 #23
giftedgirl77 Aug 2016 #36
SusanCalvin Aug 2016 #49
sheshe2 Aug 2016 #54
salin Aug 2016 #59
MH1 Aug 2016 #90
salin Aug 2016 #58
giftedgirl77 Aug 2016 #19
Omaha Steve Aug 2016 #21
stonecutter357 Aug 2016 #26
SusanCalvin Aug 2016 #50
NBachers Aug 2016 #22
stonecutter357 Aug 2016 #24
Thinkingabout Aug 2016 #25
pnwmom Aug 2016 #28
still_one Aug 2016 #33
sheshe2 Aug 2016 #29
misterhighwasted Aug 2016 #30
SusanCalvin Aug 2016 #53
steve2470 Aug 2016 #75
Iggo Aug 2016 #31
unblock Aug 2016 #32
TexasTowelie Aug 2016 #35
SusanCalvin Aug 2016 #51
TexasTowelie Aug 2016 #64
Loki Aug 2016 #37
lib87 Aug 2016 #38
True Dough Aug 2016 #39
SusanCalvin Aug 2016 #52
True Dough Aug 2016 #67
SusanCalvin Aug 2016 #68
arithia Aug 2016 #40
nolabear Aug 2016 #41
Squinch Aug 2016 #43
sheshe2 Aug 2016 #57
Squinch Aug 2016 #79
Arazi Aug 2016 #91
Squinch Aug 2016 #95
niyad Aug 2016 #44
NurseJackie Aug 2016 #45
SusanCalvin Aug 2016 #47
StrictlyRockers Aug 2016 #55
OneTrueLeroy Aug 2016 #56
salin Aug 2016 #61
Squinch Aug 2016 #80
SunSeeker Aug 2016 #60
fleabiscuit Aug 2016 #62
aikoaiko Aug 2016 #63
raven mad Aug 2016 #66
brer cat Aug 2016 #70
Tarheel_Dem Aug 2016 #72
awoke_in_2003 Aug 2016 #73
betsuni Aug 2016 #74
JustAnotherGen Aug 2016 #76
lovemydog Aug 2016 #77
BlueMTexpat Aug 2016 #78
BooScout Aug 2016 #81
Maru Kitteh Aug 2016 #92
lovemydog Aug 2016 #93
wcast Aug 2016 #82
KMOD Aug 2016 #83
Liberal_Stalwart71 Aug 2016 #84
Starry Messenger Aug 2016 #85
The Polack MSgt Aug 2016 #86
Squinch Aug 2016 #89
heaven05 Aug 2016 #87
bigtree Aug 2016 #94
VulgarPoet Aug 2016 #96
Gothmog Aug 2016 #97
La Lioness Priyanka Aug 2016 #98
gollygee Aug 2016 #99
betsuni Aug 2016 #100
ismnotwasm Aug 2016 #102
wildeyed Aug 2016 #103
betsuni Aug 2016 #104
Gothmog Aug 2016 #101
gollygee Sep 2016 #105
wildeyed Sep 2016 #106

Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:12 PM

1. 1SBM is one of my favorite posters

This is the DU member formerly known as Gothmog.

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:13 PM

2. Mine too

From way before the primaries,

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:20 PM

34. Same here.

His intelligent and articulate posts have helped me think a little differently about a few things.

Usually that takes a billy club and/or stick of dynamite.

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:50 PM

42. Mine too! Big fan.

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:16 PM

46. Mine too!

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 12:05 AM

69. Me too. I like him very much.

He doesn't deserve this.

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 01:48 PM

88. Leaving another *mine too* right here.

I had no idea he had been sidelined. The petty stalking needs to STOP.

We know who has been doing this all along, and thankfully most of them are now squatting on another site. Unfortunately some of them are still trolling here too.

If you're seeing this, Skinner, please lift his FFR ASAP. We need his voice here.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:14 PM

3. His posts are always thought provoking ....

.... and intelligent.

He challenges you to think ... that may be the "issue"

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:17 PM

5. Dammit I had no idea he'd been FFR'd again.

Hoped that shit would be a thing of the once new rules were put in place. Obviously some folks must still feel threatened when they hear uncomfortable truths.

May the review be speedy and his return be quick.

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Response to emulatorloo (Reply #5)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:22 PM

9. Me neither. I wonder if he's targeted because he is so

decent and thoughtful. It makes him a powerful force on DU. Hoping to see you soon, 1SBM.

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Response to emulatorloo (Reply #5)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 12:07 AM

71. +1000, I was also thinking a lot of this obsessive

stalking was behind us.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:17 PM

6. Hear, hear!!!

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Response to NanceGreggs (Reply #6)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 10:56 PM

65. Remember this?

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10024865234#top

One of the reasons they hate him. Lol~ 492 replies!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:20 PM

7. Mahalo, for this, Ismnotwasm~

1StrongBlackMan~U2~

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:21 PM

8. Hear, hear. I assume Admins are checking for stalking too. Nt

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:25 PM

10. TY

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:32 PM

11. Thanks for bringing this to attention. He is indeed One Strong Black Man, and we appreciate that.

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Response to George II (Reply #11)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:37 PM

12. He always brings something good to the table

Whether it be simple food for thought, or a brand new dish, exactly the kind of poster that encourages dialogue.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:38 PM

13. I love 1sbm

 

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Response to bravenak (Reply #13)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:20 PM

48. Ditto. nt

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:39 PM

14. Again?

Dammit.

What happened to this group and many of the regular posters in this group under the old jury system was not ok. I hope they find a way to stop more abuse. Discussing systemic racism IS uncomfortable, but it is also incredibly important.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:42 PM

15. 1SBM's voice needs to be heard.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:45 PM

16. I agree. 1SBM is a valuable member of the whole DU community

well said

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:46 PM

17. not always right, but always passionate

yes indeed

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Response to Skittles (Reply #17)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:09 PM

27. +1000

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:57 PM

18. What is FFR?

 

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Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #18)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:59 PM

20. Flagged For Review

 

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Response to giftedgirl77 (Reply #20)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:06 PM

23. I've been gone nearly a year. Must be a new thing.

 

I do know what PPR is and even its predecessor, tombstoning.

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Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #23)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:31 PM

36. It's what happens when you get 2 hides in 24 hours.

 

The trolls have figured out quick fixes to silence us when we point out their ignorance.

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Response to giftedgirl77 (Reply #36)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:21 PM

49. Whaaa? That's all it takes?

Oh, ripe for abuse.

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Response to SusanCalvin (Reply #49)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:40 PM

54. Thus we have.....

Alert stalking 101.

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Response to giftedgirl77 (Reply #36)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:49 PM

59. thanks for this explanation.

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Response to giftedgirl77 (Reply #36)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 06:34 PM

90. Hmm. He should appeal the hides.

I like 1SBM and generally don't consider his posts problematic.

I didn't realize the alert stalkers had figured out the new system yet but perhaps they have.

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Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #23)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:47 PM

58. Thanks for asking the question.

While I have been reading for more than a decade, haven't been active in recent years - and thus miss things like this. Appreciate the question (which I was about to ask, but scrolled through first), and those who answered/explained.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:58 PM

19. Appeal the hides.

 

Every one I've appealed has been turned over. There are some closet racists & bigots here that really don't like being addressed by anyone that would fall into the category of minority.

Be strong 1SBM

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:00 PM

21. I'm in


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Response to Omaha Steve (Reply #21)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:07 PM

26. I'm with you Steve.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Reply #21)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:23 PM

50. Thanks, Steve. nt

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:01 PM

22. 1SBM is one of the posters I always click on to see what he's got to say. He's in my "Click Family."

I'm sticking up for 1StrongBlackMan because I know he's become the focus of some awful people here.

Free 1StrongBlackMan!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:06 PM

24. 1StrongBlackMan is a national treasure.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:06 PM

25. 1StrongBlackMan has his fans, I am one, like to read his posts.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:10 PM

28. I can't understand how this keeps happening. I've never seen him post anything alert-able. n/t

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #28)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:17 PM

33. I have the same view

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:12 PM

29. Free 1StrongBlackMan.

This is getting ridiculous. It is stalking!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:13 PM

30. To Admins:

Free 1strongblackman.
JPR doesn't exist here any longer.

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Response to misterhighwasted (Reply #30)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:28 PM

53. Thank goodness, from what I hear. nt

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Response to misterhighwasted (Reply #30)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 02:54 AM

75. 1StrongBlackMan rocks! Free him now!

As I said last year, alert stalking STILL exists and under-the-radar discrimination still exists at DU amongst some.

We all need to strongly support 1SBM and the AA community!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:13 PM

31. I stand with 1SBM.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:13 PM

32. i've learned more about racial issues and a black perspective from 1sbm than anyone

even in real life. perhaps ironically in real life that's a topic that rarely comes up. maybe that's on me....

in any event, 1sbm tells it like it is, and does so with passion.

i understand how that can be off-putting to some, but i've always found the passion to be genuine and appropriate to the topic at hand, not personal. and i think it's an important part of communicating the intensity of the feelings behind the topic at hand.

in short, that's exactly what white people like me need to be willing to hear.


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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:28 PM

35. K&R.

Looking forward to 1SBM returning after a quick review.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Reply #35)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:24 PM

51. Thanks for all you do.

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Response to SusanCalvin (Reply #51)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 10:40 PM

64. You're welcome.

I've been busier than usual the last week or so since one of the cats went missing, my brother was away house-sitting and I was taking care of some health related issues. I'm hoping to get back to posting more frequently since those events are out of the way.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:34 PM

37. I stand with 1StrongBlackMan

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:36 PM

38. Intelligent, Eeducated, Proud of His Blackness & Outspoken

Those qualities piss off racists every time.

Bring back 1SBM.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:41 PM

39. Damn!

I'm too new to the site to appreciate 1SBM, but I will make a point of looking up some of his old posts. I hope he is allowed to return because it sure sounds like he's a valuable member of this forum.

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Response to True Dough (Reply #39)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:25 PM

52. Yep. Welcome to DU.

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Response to SusanCalvin (Reply #52)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 11:26 PM

67. Thank you, Susan!

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Response to True Dough (Reply #67)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 11:51 PM

68. Not the ideal place, but among the best.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:42 PM

40. enough is enough

There is sh*t that goes down on this site that shouldn't and it's sickening.

Thoughtful, powerful contributors like 1SBM and Bravenak have been doxed, harassed and otherwise been hounded by a small contingent of sexist, racist malcontents... and it's been allowed to happen repeatedly.

It is up to administrators to make a stand against abuse on this site. You run it. You choose the rules. You enforce them. I hoped that this electoral cycle would teach everyone to be cognizant of who they chose to associate themselves with. By allowing this to go on, admins give the appearance of siding with the trolls.

It's well past time to take a frakin stand against hate.




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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:49 PM

41. If you're out there, know we see you and love you.

I don't throw around the word "love" lightly but inasfar as we can believe our lives are made better by having contact with certain people and you're glad to have their experience to help you hone your thoughts and ideas, I truly am glad 1SBM is here.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:50 PM

43. Oh, FFS! They have their new little site. Why won't they just stay there and stop harassing one of

the best posters here?

He's too smart for them, and it makes them mad.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #43)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:46 PM

57. I have noticed they come in an orchestrated group.

It is pretty noticeable. They do a tag team game.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #57)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 05:05 AM

79. And then they complain about being bullied.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #43)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 09:52 PM

91. If you check 99% of JPR are FFR'D here. They can't alert 1SBM

So whose doing it?


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Response to Arazi (Reply #91)

Thu Aug 4, 2016, 06:27 AM

95. No they aren't. Plenty of them post in both places. Trash the Democrats there and troll them here.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:57 PM

44. oh, FFS, what has he supposedly done THIS time????

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:09 PM

45. I ❤ 1sbm!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:19 PM

47. Signing for the amount of time it takes to say AMEN.

Thank you, 1SBM. Out.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:44 PM

55. I love 1SBM, too. We have chatted via DM. He's a good guy.

Bring him back plz.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:44 PM

56. It's been a long minute...

I was an active member of DU early during its inception. I posted sporadically in the mid-20-aughts, but let my account expire after grad school, and have not posted for years. However, I am a VORACIOUS lurker. Hourly.

1StrongBlackMan is among the best. His insight, passion, and eloquence form an outstanding contribution to this site. Seeing him TS'd (I'm old school) again breaks my heart, and I felt that I needed to reactivate to say this. Disagree, if you must, but I argue that his voice is often at the core of what true progressiveness requires- an unflinching, squirmily uncomfortable expression of the _struggle_ that is yet unsecured. While it is altogether satisfying to pat one another's back, to congratulate ourselves and fellow progressives on our 'post-racial' society, 1SBM remained a pea under the mattress AND cookie crumbs between the sheet. As uncomfortable as that may be, the alternative of a delusional belief in which we ignore the real, palpable threats plaguing black members of our society, simply to advance a convenient narrative of progressive solidarity, is unacceptable.

OTOH, it warms my heart to see voices that I have come to (silently, lurkingly) see and respect over many years rally for him. I can scroll up and read a literal who's who of the posters that I will automatically read, because I know that even disagreeing with them will make me a more informed and enlightened lurker.

Finally, it pains me to see that this thread isn't longer. DU has unfortunately lost some brilliant voices, due in large to the Bernie/Clinton split. While I understand, to a degree, the need to coalesce behind a 'unifying' candidate, it is a fearsome irony that 'too far' progressive voices have become muted testaments to the progress we have yet to achieve.

-OTL

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Response to OneTrueLeroy (Reply #56)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:56 PM

61. I was active at DU in an earlier era, like you.

I have kept reading (often daily - often multiple times daily) in the intervening time.

I, too, have found 1StrongBlackMan to be insightful, passionate, and seeking to sow empathy with those of use whose life experience does not include the same realities (white privilege). I have grown as a person from reading his posts, and having exchanges, I would find the loss of his voice here as a tremendous loss.

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Response to OneTrueLeroy (Reply #56)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 05:08 AM

80. Welcome back. Stick around. We need you!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:51 PM

60. K & R

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 10:04 PM

62. K&R he's a teacher here.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 10:10 PM

63. 1SBM is alright by me.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 11:06 PM

66. I very much hope he is soon back where he belongs - here on DU.

Never afraid to speak his mind and usually better than anyone else on the same issues. He set me straight on a lot of issues - I'm white - but never with rancor, blame, condescension or anger. I've learned a lot from him that I didn't learn earlier (no, not in a multi-racial neighborhood, which I love, and have for 40 years), he supplied a perspective I hadn't heard.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 12:06 AM

70. I stand with 1SBM!

He represents DU at its best, and we need him here fighting against racism and bigotry.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 12:31 AM

72. Again? WTF? Stay strong 1SBM!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 12:54 AM

73. They shut him down again?

 

Ridiculous. He may say things that some don't like, but they are things that need to be said.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 01:04 AM

74. K&R!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 03:20 AM

76. N/S

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 03:36 AM

77. k & r

Great points you make, that most of hides came at a time when this site had many jury panels comprised of a majority of right wing trolls.

I read all his posts and like them very much.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 05:04 AM

78. + a million or so!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 05:46 AM

81. Dear Skinner....

Dear Skinner,

What many of us want from DU is to have a place for thought provoking political conversation as well as sharing of ideas and news regarding politics in America as well as internationally. Lately, I personally have been getting more of that here and have finally started to post more frequently. For the past year however, I have kept my head low and only posted occasionally and I've also self-censored much of what I would like to really say. To be blunt, I've been afraid to post much for fear of being attacked, stalked and silenced.

To log in here this morning and see that once again, one of the best discussion initiators has yet again been silenced is dis-heartening and discouraging. I had hoped that these sorts of incidences were on the wain here.

I am asking respectfully that you please reinstate my friend 1Strongblackman and let him re-join those of us that want nothing more than to journey together to see a Democrat sit in the White House in 2017 and to with perseverance watch the Democrats take back our government and continue the fight for Democratic values that we all believe in.

Sincerely,

BooScout

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Response to BooScout (Reply #81)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 11:14 PM

92. Wish I could K&R your post BooScout.

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Response to BooScout (Reply #81)

Thu Aug 4, 2016, 01:37 AM

93. +1

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 07:07 AM

82. I first remeber reading a post from 1SBM when he assured us Obama would win reelection.

His points were salient and spot on. Obama easily won reelection and 1 SBM's points were dead accurate. Since that time I have always read his posts, and while we have never interacted, he stepped in a few months ago to back up a comment I made that another poster was responding to without reading critically. His response, I am sure, quieted the comments. It also made me feel that DU still had those members that were looked up to and whose posts garnered respect.

While I am mostly a lurker here, I have noticed, and commented under the old site, how sometimes DU sounds like a non-progressive site on some hot button topics; namely race, unions, education, and gun control. While some of these commenters are mostly trolls, there are some long term DUers with tens of thousands of post that always seem to be coming from the other perspective.

DU needs posters like 1SBM, otherwise we are not a community but a group of faceless individuals shouting into the wind.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 07:45 AM

83. K&R

 

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 08:55 AM

84. He's on the battle lines and will not be deterred!

 

Love you, my friend!

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 10:26 AM

85. Wow, wtf??

Skinner, at a certain point, you need to recognize that a people of color getting silenced here by alerts over and over isn't simply a roll of the dice.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 11:00 AM

86. We really shouldn't have to do these posts so often, right? This seems like BS - Right?

Of course we support 1SBM. He's one of my favorite people on this site or any of the sites I read.

It is straight bullshit that this keeps happening to him.

As I said in a similar post 10 damn months ago it is because of posters to the AA group like 1SBM, and so many others that;

"I come to this group knowing that at the end of the day I may have been corrected but I had never been attacked"

Sooner or later 1SBM will just say fuck it, it's just not worth it anymore.

And when that happens, the people responsible will have "won" by making this site less than it was.

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Response to The Polack MSgt (Reply #86)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 06:05 PM

89. Great way to put it, "may have been corrected but I had never been attacked." My experience too.

It's a wonderful place, this AA group.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 11:47 AM

87. while having been here, ALWAYS

 

it seems the nazi trump culture has infected the DU forum also and like those in the general culture who now feel it is okay to lets their racism, bigotry and ignorance show, we seem to have to fight it here also. May 1SBM return unscathed.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Thu Aug 4, 2016, 06:12 AM

94. k&r

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Fri Aug 5, 2016, 09:58 AM

96. Admittedly, 1SBM was one of the few people I talked to during the warozne that the primaries became

I have nothing but respect for the guy, even if we used to disagree-- I hope he comes back.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Sun Aug 7, 2016, 04:55 PM

97. Any update?

This is the DU member formerly known as Gothmog.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Mon Aug 8, 2016, 01:04 PM

98. he is one of my fav du'ers.

 

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 9, 2016, 08:51 AM

99. Has it been a full week?

He should be back by now.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 9, 2016, 09:00 AM

100. Still FFR. And I miss Number23, too.

Heck, heck, heck, heck.

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Response to betsuni (Reply #100)

Tue Aug 9, 2016, 11:24 AM

102. I know!

So irritating

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Response to betsuni (Reply #100)

Thu Aug 11, 2016, 03:40 PM

103. Is Number23 FRR too?

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Response to wildeyed (Reply #103)

Thu Aug 11, 2016, 03:57 PM

104. No, but she hasn't posted since last month.

When my favorite members don't post I experience abandonment issues.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Tue Aug 9, 2016, 09:03 AM

101. Wow

This is the DU member formerly known as Gothmog.

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Response to ismnotwasm (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 06:10 PM

105. I see that 1SBM is still flagged for review

I wonder why it's taking so long.

Are any other prominent group members also FFR?

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Response to gollygee (Reply #105)

Mon Sep 12, 2016, 04:40 PM

106. I miss 1Strong too.

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