If you missed my post yesterday, I posted an unaltered thread of comments from freerepublic.com, a right wing blog that on one if its threads is inciting the assassination of our sitting president.
For our president's safety, for the good of our country and for my own safety I copied the html for the thread and then called the Secret Service.
I got lots of hits yesterday and among them were some from a link posted on that right wing blog. I was curious to know how the people on FR had a link to my blog, since I had not directly linked to them (although I did leave the embedded links intact--I began to notice click, after click, after click from FR and knew it was more than backlinks).
It happens that the person who linked my blog to freerepublic.com was a commenter I came across on another blog who didn't agree with me and treated the host of the blog and others commenting there with a lot of froth and disrespect.
That person then went to FR and accused me of taking the comments on FR out of context.
Here's how you know I did not.
For example, take this first comment:
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We need to be perfectly clear that by “stopping” him we mean using political means to stop his political agenda.
This comment is to Jeff Head from Petronius Maximus. Notice that before the date and time stamp there is a number "6" underlined. That is the post's numerical position in the thread. This then is the sixth comment. In the very last line of this time/date stamp, the reply stamp is given. This comment replies "To 1" the first comment on the list.
Now look at this comment:
Political means are covered by The Three Boxes:
The soap box
The ballot box
The cartridge box
When all else fails, vote from the rooftops. (Somebody else will have to post the appropriate picture.) [emphasis in the original]
Then here's the picture someone posted, with it's stamped information:
A *direct* response to cayuga's comment 41 by Eaker. Check the embedded links; it's all there, unless they took it down.