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Old 12-12-2013, 11:59 AM
 
Location: Annandale, VA
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Huffington Post is nothing but a glorified blogger site.
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Old 12-12-2013, 12:02 PM
 
Location: Area 51.5
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Huffington Post is nothing but a glorified blogger site.
That's exactly all it is. Even 0bama realizes this and commented at one of the Correspondent's dinners, which pizzed off Ariana.
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Old 12-12-2013, 12:12 PM
 
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never been fussy with their style. gotta say the way they present the commentary with the mickey mouse feed from what appears to be some kind of drop out college wanna be isn't to impressive, never mind the weird things these so called experts have to say. Some of the anchor people try to act so hip and teenage yuh gotta wonder what floats the boat. Id rather watch rodney dangerfield posed as an expert . at least he looks a bit walter conctrite. Hey no respect, whats goin on ..went down to get a flu shot and the doc said the bugs didn't deserve it.

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Old 12-12-2013, 12:23 PM
 
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It's just a general indication of where online interaction is headed: you can't join a site without linking that account to one of your existing online accounts. It's like what currently happens with new e-mail accounts nowadays: you can't create a new e-mail account unless you link it to your cell phone number. WTF? It seems almost like it's part of government spying or something along those lines. Why the heck would a person need to link their online accounts or have their cellphone linked to their e-mail?
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Old 12-13-2013, 08:50 AM
 
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I totally agree with this, ridiculous change to the HP policy of posters. I too, not only don't have, want or care about facecrack, I reject the concept of a must have cell phone number to "authenticate". This linking of information between sites will greatly enhance the government ability to track, formerly "anonymous" criticism of actions taken against "we the sheeple".

Nothing about this rings of need or better censorship of the troll/advertiser community. This shouts out loudly that there is some back room dealings going on to identify those who openly oppose many of the things we see every day in our dwindling, free society. HP seemed to be a bastion of free thinking, and ideas that could still incite intelligent discussion on a myriad of topics that I truly enjoyed, and now apparently that is gone. I notice that there was no online discussion prior to the change either, eliciting me to believe that there is something mischievous, and nefarious about the whole rotten thing.

If anyone can suggest an alternative local of similar stature to HP where we could gather to continue our discussion, I would be all in for it, so long as we can remain under the political power RADAR....
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Old 12-13-2013, 08:56 AM
 
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Wow! Did anyone else notice that no where seems to be discussing this change? I did a bing search for information, and at the bottom of the search results, the site states that "some results have been removed". What does this say about the change now? Me thinkith something is going on behind the scenes that many are not aware of........
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Old 12-13-2013, 10:54 AM
 
Location: Texas
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It's just a general indication of where online interaction is headed: you can't join a site without linking that account to one of your existing online accounts. It's like what currently happens with new e-mail accounts nowadays: you can't create a new e-mail account unless you link it to your cell phone number. WTF? It seems almost like it's part of government spying or something along those lines. Why the heck would a person need to link their online accounts or have their cellphone linked to their e-mail?
I agree. I don't know why anyone would want to do that. At first some of these sites would ask for your cell number. Now it seems they are forcing you too. I say no thanks.
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Old 12-13-2013, 11:18 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Btw, it's not just HP. Google and YT comes to mind and a few others.

A change is acoming to the online community.
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Old 12-13-2013, 02:24 PM
 
Location: Tucson for awhile longer
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Wow! Did anyone else notice that no where seems to be discussing this change? I did a bing search for information, and at the bottom of the search results, the site states that "some results have been removed". What does this say about the change now? Me thinkith something is going on behind the scenes that many are not aware of........
There's a lively, intelligent discussion going on at the site poynter.org. Many of the people commenting (with screen names I recognize from HuffPost) have said they deleted their accounts at HuffPost in protest. One person also mentioned that a lot of HuffPost regulars are on a site called Epoch Times. I know some of the regulars at Wonkette.com are HuffPost readers, although most of them heap scorn on the site. Arianna Huffington does, indeed, seem to be more interested in money than freedom of speech. I certainly no longer consider her to be a Progressive, no matter what she calls herself.
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Old 12-13-2013, 04:24 PM
 
Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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I actually post over at HP and find that I can be quite free with my opinions, As long as you are not over-the-top, they will usually let your post stand. HUM, I think they are actually a LOT fairer than the moderators on another unnamed site that I frequent.
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