Overnight Open Thread

6/06/11 9:01:42 am
re: #280 ElCapitanAmerica I think Slashdot was a victim of its own success, combined with a shitty comment rating/tracking system that basically makes it impossible to really have any kind of conversation, which is what people are usually looking for. ...

When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir? — John Maynard Keynes

Conservapedia’s Paul Revere Post Edited to Match Palin’s Botched History

You knew it would happen
6/06/11 9:19:48 am
Latest edit; conservapedia.com Citation needed for the most factual part of the entry, but the next one about "gun rights" does not have a citation and apparently to this edit doesn't need one!

At the Paul Revere Wikipedia Page: ‘Sarah Palin’s Army Needs to Go Away’

‘If you mention Sarah Palin, you’re doing it wrong’
6/06/11 9:00:56 am
re: #183 arromdee We had this discussion (in a civilized manner) last night. If you see that user was also trying to post on the Palin Issues article and trying to get his silly explination (about Revere riding with a ...

Palin Fans Trying to Edit Wikipedia Paul Revere Page

Right wing alternate history
470W of O. The Time Zone Warrior.
6/06/11 9:37:19 am
If this was not sad, it would be hilarious. What am I talking about??? THIS IS HILARIOUS!!!! I just can't wait to see this feature on the Daily show. Jon Stewart is going to have a field day!!! Perhaps there ...

Sarah Palin Stands by Mangled Paul Revere Story: It Was a ‘Gotcha Question’

Palin doubles down on stupid
170I fly the Union flag, I like countries that win.
6/05/11 5:06:16 pm
"The British are coming! The British are coming! And, um, if any of you hearing this are British, um, hey, youre not gonna succeed. Youre not gonna take American arms. You are not gonna beat our own well-armed, uh, persons, ...