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Jul 28, 2012
Apparently, I’ve run afoul of Facebook’s Standards Police.
This morning I received a warning from the social networking site — informing me that one of my posts had been deemed offensive — and violated their standards.
Facebook expressed their extreme displeasure in my critique of that horrendous “Salute to Socialism” at last night’s Opening Ceremony.
I’ve either offended hobbits, the overweight kid from “Lord of the Flies”, or a member of an ObamaCare Death Panel.
I’m surprised they didn’t flag me for my Paul McCartney observations — specifically the one about Queen Elizabeth dispatching him to the Tower of London should he sing a 10th verse of “Hey Jude.”
Here’s the “offensive” post in its entirety:
“Watching the Opening Ceremony from the London Olympics – it featured a significant salute to socialized medicine — complete with doctors and nurses from the 1800s.
Take a good look, America – socialized medicine will take us back to the 19th century.
This is a very odd Opening Ceremony.
So far there have been no appearances by Killer Rabbits, Shrubbery, Hobbits or the fat kid from Lord of the Flies.
I think the Brits should have outsourced the Opening Ceremony to the Chinese…”
Offensive — well that’s subjective. But between you and me — Sir Paul was a little pitchy.
Feel free to join my Facebook Fan Page — before it gets whacked by the anti-free speech crowd. Click here.
Are you serious? Offensive, how? Maybe a little silly and juvenile, but if silly and juvenile were a problem on Facebook it would cease to exist.
And yet the don't find the fan pages of a serial killer offensive…
Maybe they find the truth about British healthcare to be offensive.
You mean the fact that the vast majority of Brits are quite happy with their health care system?
The only people who find fault with any country's socialized medicine are usually rich republicans, who don't want the poverty stricken masses, having access to healthcare!
The vast majority of Brits are socialist. You seem to forget that Europeans come over here for their medical because they get better care than they would with the kind of socialized system they're stuck with in their countries.
By your own admission, you are a socialist. You've collected both unemployment and 'disability'….
The people who come to the USA for treatment do so for specific specialties that we excel in, the average is around 60,000 annually….
Both Canada and the UK have health care systems that are rated higher than ours…
There are socialists in the UK, but they don't represent the entire population…
Medicare is the largest socialist program in the entire world, costing more than the combined health care systems of all of Europe and Canada combined…
Congratulations, you're not only a welfare leech, you're a liar and a douchebag…and a failure at everything you've ever tried…
People have come here to get away from a socialist system of government only to find it here. Try and convince them otherwise. Save your partisan links.
The only people who find fault with socialized medicine are those in need of treatment.
It was probably someone found it "offensive" then clicked "report" – that's usually how you get a Facebook warning is if someone reported it. Not sure why. I guess I didn't see the opening ceremonies but I heard they sucked big time. Not sure what it had to do with socialism though…
Seems Starnes doesn't mind when people get banned from posting here. Looks like my reply privileges are back, but based on the many replies to Howard Aubrey with no posts from Howard, I guess he's now been banned too. Typical conservatives – its ok when they do it to others, but when it happens to them, the world is crumbling.
Anyone that actually believes that you received a warning from FB for these comments is dumb enough to have their own show on FOX….
The exit door is open. You're free to leave these forums anytime including right about now.
Why would I do that, I enjoy seeing you froth, sputter and whine….
It's the only thing you've ever done well….
You only expose your self in here as the quintessential sexual deviant, religious bigoted, racist son of bitch molester of kids and rapist of women. That and the fact that you're not who try to portray yourself to be. Your pyschologist and the elders at your trailer park will even tell you that you aint right at all.
The next headline on Starnes article will be "Facebook thugs invade Starnes home"
Then it will be 'Facebook thugs plant gay porn on Starnes computer'…..
They don't have to. Im sure he has plenty!
Yes indeed. Those who scream 'gay' the loudest, usually are and Todd Starnes has been screeching it at the top of his lungs for years!
You are purely an idiot!
Ain't nothing offensive here, just the truth and nothing but.
Your next encounter with the 'truth' will be the very first of your life….
Yours will be when you fess up and confess your crimes against innocent children.
The headline is probably a typo…
It should probably read 'Todd gets a facial'….
Seems more likely….
Boo Hoo Starnes. I've seemingly been banned from replying to anyone's comments on your site right here (though I am still able to post original comments). Any time I reply, the post is removed. What, it's OK to ban people from your site because of opposing points of view, but when it happens to you, the world as we know it is ending? How hypocritical can you possibly be? Make sure my ban is lifted, then I'll support your cause against facebook. Otherwise, just more hot air.
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