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Old 10-23-09, 09:30 PM
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Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info about O

Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info about Obama.

I have been a registered editor at wikipedia for about two and a half years.

The following restriction was just placed on me:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikiped...inued_problems

"Grundle2600 is subject to an indefinite topic ban - he is prohibited from editing any pages relating to US politics or politicians. The ban will be enforced by escalating blocks."

As a so-called justification for this restriction, the following contributions by me to wikipedia were cited:

"On April 20, 2009, Obama convened his Cabinet for the first time, and ordered them to reduce the $3.5 trillion federal budget by $100 million." Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...041902009.html

"In February 2009, U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-West Virginia) expressed concern that Obama's czars might violate the U.S. Constitution, because they were not approved by the U.S. Senate." Source: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0209/19303.html "U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (D-Wisconsin) expressed a similar concern in September 2009." Source: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefi...ns-obama-czars

"In September 2009, Obama's green czar Van Jones resigned after conservatives pointed out that he was a self described 'communist' and had blamed George W. Bush for the September 11 attacks." Source: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2009/...-jones-resign/

"In September 2009, it was reported that Kevin Jennings, Obama's Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, had written about his past frequent illegal drug use in his 2007 autobiography." Source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009...wrong-man-job/

"Obama fired the CEO of General Motors..." Source: http://www.suntimes.com/business/150...032909.article "... and had the government take 60.8% ownership of the company." Source: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/busines...WbRUK0OCm4uQgK

"During the Chrysler bankruptcy, Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock accused Obama of violating the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution and more than 150 years of bankruptcy law by treating secured creditors worse than unsecured creditors." Source: http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=32074

"In August 2009, Obama supported $2 billion in loan guarantees to fund offshore drilling." Source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009...hore-drilling/

"In May 2009, the Obama administration dismissed charges that had been filed by the Bush administration against members of the New Black Panther Party who had been videotaped intimidating voters and brandishing a police-style baton at a Philadelphia polling station during the November 2008 election." Sources: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...midation-case/ http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elec...dropped-obama/ "In August 2009, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights demanded that the Justice Department explain why it dismissed the charges." Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...nther-answers/

"In June 2009, Obama fired Inspector General Gerald Walpin, after Walpin accused Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, an Obama supporter, of misuse of AmeriCorps funding to pay for school-board political activities. In a letter to Congress, the White House said that Walpin was fired because he was 'confused, disoriented, unable to answer questions and exhibited other behavior that led the Board to question his capacity to serve.' Source: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/23831.html "A bipartisan group of 145 current and former public officials, attorneys, and legal scholars signed a letter that was sent to the White House, which defended Walpin, said the criticisms of him were not true, and said that his firing was politically motivated." Source: http://thehill.com/homenews/administ...-mount-defense

"In July 2009, White House reporter Helen Thomas criticized the Obama administration for what she considered to be a lack of transparency." Source: http://www.breitbart.tv/white-house-...ons-for-obama/

"In March 2007, Obama said, 'I don’t think we’re going to be able to eliminate employer coverage immediately. There’s going to be, potentially, some transition process...'" Source: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0809/25779.html

"In September 2009, senior presidential adviser David Axelrod reiterated Obama's opposition to repealing the ban on interstate sales of health insurance." Source: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIP...itroom.01.html
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Old 10-23-09, 09:34 PM
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Re: Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info abo

Ouch. Looks like you'll have to stick to adding prehistoric arthropods.
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Old 10-23-09, 09:38 PM
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Re: Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info abo

Rightly so if that is the type of stuff you are posting. Write an editorial if you want to, but Wiki isn't really the place for stuff like that.
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Old 10-23-09, 10:13 PM
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Re: Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info abo

Originally Posted by cpgator View Post
Rightly so if that is the type of stuff you are posting. Write an editorial if you want to, but Wiki isn't really the place for stuff like that.
Yes it is.

Wikipedia has this article called "Presidency of Barack Obama."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presidency_of_Barack_Obama

The article has a section on his environmental actions, which already stated:

"On February 10, 2009, Obama overturned a Bush administration policy that had opened up a five-year period of offshore drilling for oil and gas near both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts."

So, in order to balance it out, I added:

"In August 2009, Obama supported $2 billion in loan guarantees to fund offshore drilling."

But the people who control wikipedia have decided that while it's OK to cite Obama's actions against offshore drilling, it's not OK to simultaneously cite his actions in favor of offshore drilling.

Likewise, although the article has a section called "Transparency," they won't allow it to have claims and examples of Obama's non-transparency.

Likewise, although the article has a section on his economic policies, they won't allow it to show things that make him look bad.

There's another article called, "Political positions of Barack Obama" which is here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politic...f_Barack_Obama

That article has a section on his position on health care. But they won't allow it to have info about his position on health care that makes him look bad.
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Old 10-23-09, 10:25 PM
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Re: Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info abo

You've been fighting with them for a while, so how are you surprised?
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Old 10-23-09, 10:34 PM
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big shock, no one is allowed to know the truth of O

Does it really surprise you?
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Originally Posted by grundle View Post
Yes it is.
It isn't suppose to be a hit piece. Should just be some basic fluff about him - if someone wants to get more info, they should know where to go.
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So, you've been banned 2600 times. It's time for Grundle2601.
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Old 10-23-09, 10:40 PM
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The dude that always posts here bashing grundle's wikipedia contributions should be pleased...oh wait that's everyone.
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Old 10-23-09, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse View Post
You've been fighting with them for a while, so how are you surprised?
I'm not surprised.
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Old 10-23-09, 10:50 PM
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Re: Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info abo

Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
So, you've been banned 2600 times. It's time for Grundle2601.


Heh heh.

Actually, Grundle is the name of the green dragon on the video game "Adventure" on the Atari 2600.
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Old 10-23-09, 10:59 PM
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maybe you should try conservapedia.
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Old 10-23-09, 11:01 PM
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Actually, Grundle is the name of the green dragon on the video game "Adventure" on the Atari 2600.
Liar.
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Old 10-24-09, 12:06 AM
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Re: Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info abo

Wow, I agree with grundle on this one. Things about the subject were posted and sourced. Is there no place in the "Presidency of Barak Obama" on wiki for things that may not be glowing?

I truly expected this to be stupid, but I agree with grundle. I have said it twice because I am that shocked.
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I just realized something. grundle had one too many vaccines as a child.
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Originally Posted by dork View Post
I would like to make three points about that page:
  1. Three people decided to contribute to Wikipedia by taking close-up pictures of their (or a friend's) anus, complete with arrows highlighting different features. One of them is called "Hairy anus hair."
  2. The article contains the line:
    A colloquial term for the perineum is the "taint", because "it ain't your (balls or pussy), and it ain't your asshole", meaning, "it isn't the genitals, and it isn't the anus"
    I don't know why, but I find this hilarious.
  3. Grundle is the least of Wikipedia's problems.
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While I agree that there is nothing wrong with posting those articles if properly sourced, I find his constant wiki talk annoying and therefore will still laugh at this development.

Perhaps now you will find more time to lose your virginity? Maybe you can convince those Montessori schools to readmit you, and start some classes about socialization.
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Old 10-24-09, 01:51 AM
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I love how the sheeple don't take things like this seriously.

Maybe we'll bunk together in the gulag, and we can talk about what dipshits you are.
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Old 10-24-09, 02:41 AM
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I love how the sheeple don't take things like this seriously.

Maybe we'll bunk together in the gulag, and we can talk about what dipshits you are.


Look everyone, the brownshrits have taken over wikipedia!
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Although I see nothing wrong with grundle's additions it does seem kind of silly to be mad at it. You would get the same reaction if you were to post on a religious page the glaring factual errors in the bible. In both cases you're dealing with religious zealots unwilling to see reality.
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Wikipedia is rapidly becoming the disinformation site of choice for the masses. That may not be a good thing.
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Wikipedia is rapidly becoming the disinformation site of choice for the masses. That may not be a good thing.
That's been obvious for a while considering the completely one sided articles about global warming.
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Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info about Obama.

I have been a registered editor at wikipedia for about two and a half years.

The following restriction was just placed on me:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikiped...inued_problems

"Grundle2600 is subject to an indefinite topic ban - he is prohibited from editing any pages relating to US politics or politicians. The ban will be enforced by escalating blocks."

As a so-called justification for this restriction, the following contributions by me to wikipedia were cited:

"On April 20, 2009, Obama convened his Cabinet for the first time, and ordered them to reduce the $3.5 trillion federal budget by $100 million." Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...041902009.html

"In February 2009, U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-West Virginia) expressed concern that Obama's czars might violate the U.S. Constitution, because they were not approved by the U.S. Senate." Source: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0209/19303.html "U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (D-Wisconsin) expressed a similar concern in September 2009." Source: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefi...ns-obama-czars

"In September 2009, Obama's green czar Van Jones resigned after conservatives pointed out that he was a self described 'communist' and had blamed George W. Bush for the September 11 attacks." Source: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2009/...-jones-resign/

"In September 2009, it was reported that Kevin Jennings, Obama's Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, had written about his past frequent illegal drug use in his 2007 autobiography." Source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009...wrong-man-job/

"Obama fired the CEO of General Motors..." Source: http://www.suntimes.com/business/150...032909.article "... and had the government take 60.8% ownership of the company." Source: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/busines...WbRUK0OCm4uQgK

"During the Chrysler bankruptcy, Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock accused Obama of violating the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution and more than 150 years of bankruptcy law by treating secured creditors worse than unsecured creditors." Source: http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=32074

"In August 2009, Obama supported $2 billion in loan guarantees to fund offshore drilling." Source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009...hore-drilling/

"In May 2009, the Obama administration dismissed charges that had been filed by the Bush administration against members of the New Black Panther Party who had been videotaped intimidating voters and brandishing a police-style baton at a Philadelphia polling station during the November 2008 election." Sources: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...midation-case/ http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elec...dropped-obama/ "In August 2009, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights demanded that the Justice Department explain why it dismissed the charges." Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...nther-answers/

"In June 2009, Obama fired Inspector General Gerald Walpin, after Walpin accused Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, an Obama supporter, of misuse of AmeriCorps funding to pay for school-board political activities. In a letter to Congress, the White House said that Walpin was fired because he was 'confused, disoriented, unable to answer questions and exhibited other behavior that led the Board to question his capacity to serve.' Source: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/23831.html "A bipartisan group of 145 current and former public officials, attorneys, and legal scholars signed a letter that was sent to the White House, which defended Walpin, said the criticisms of him were not true, and said that his firing was politically motivated." Source: http://thehill.com/homenews/administ...-mount-defense

"In July 2009, White House reporter Helen Thomas criticized the Obama administration for what she considered to be a lack of transparency." Source: http://www.breitbart.tv/white-house-...ons-for-obama/

"In March 2007, Obama said, 'I don’t think we’re going to be able to eliminate employer coverage immediately. There’s going to be, potentially, some transition process...'" Source: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0809/25779.html

"In September 2009, senior presidential adviser David Axelrod reiterated Obama's opposition to repealing the ban on interstate sales of health insurance." Source: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIP...itroom.01.html
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