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walter williams[edit]

Hello, i also tried to upload the walter picture, but we have to use a special method to be assured that it will not be erased.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:OTRS

Maybee you could contact thomas sowell and ask him the same

--Beaucouplusneutre (talk) 10:07, 4 February 2016 (UTC)

February 2016[edit]

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Alright, thanks. I did add the main article link. I will keep that in mind in the future. Marquis de Faux (talk) 17:57, 8 July 2016 (UTC)

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The more opinions on the issue the better, so I think it might be a good idea to ask Wikipedia:Wikiproject Politics and Wikipedia:Wikiproject Journalism or open a WP:RFC whether "politically liberal" should be added to the lead or not. Sro23 (talk) 03:26, 11 September 2016 (UTC)

I would also recommend an RFC. If you want a response from someone on other then their talk page, I would recommend the use of wp:notifications. For me, use {{ping|Jim1138}} Four score and seven years ago... ~~~~ add the ping, message, sign and save all three with one "Save changes" or it may not work. Cheers Jim1138 (talk) 05:24, 11 September 2016 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Good catch on Huffington Post! That's been there for five days! Thank you. Jim1138 (talk) 04:41, 1 October 2016 (UTC)

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Please note that I have placed Breitbart News under a 1RR and other sanctions - please see the template at Talk:Breitbart News for more information. Ks0stm (TCGE) 05:35, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

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Breitbart News[edit]

Hi, It seems your (and others') recent input has been ignored on the Breitbart News page regarding the term "right wing" and "far right", from Nov 2016: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Breitbart_News/Archive_3#Compromise_language:_.22right-wing.22 and the user "MrX" is attempting to ignore the consensus (or lack thereof). Perhaps you can intervene if you have time; as an IP user I cannot do much. 81.157.83.173 (talk) 14:59, 19 January 2017 (UTC)

IJR[edit]

Sorry about this - I didn't mean to remove it when reverting parts of the previous edits. SmartSE (talk) 10:38, 1 February 2017 (UTC)

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HuffPost[edit]

Hi, Regarding you reverting my edit on HuffPost. You said "Censorship in Egypt is not specific to HuffPo" , Do you mean HuffPost need to be the only censored site in Egypt so that i can write about its censorship ? Or do you refer to me mentioning other censored sites along with HuffPost in that section ? . Thank you . The storms (talk) 02:23, 18 June 2017 (UTC)

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Thank you[edit]

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The Right Stuff June 2018[edit]

The Right Stuff
June 2018
FROM THE EDITOR
The Right Stuff Returns

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Fellow members, I'm pleased to announce the return of the newsletter of WikiProject Conservatism. And considering the recent downsizing at The Signpost the timing could not be better. The Right Stuff will help keep you apprised of what's happening in conservatism at Wikipedia and in the world. The Right Stuff welcomes submissions including position pieces, instructional articles, or short essays addressing important conservatism-related issues. Post submissions here.

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ARBITRATION REPORT
Russian Agents Editing at American Politics?

By Lionelt

After a series of unfortunate events largely self-created, bureaucrat and admin Andrevan was the subject of an Arbitration case for conduct unbecoming. Prior to the case getting underway Andrevan resigned as bureaucrat and admin. A widely discussed incident was when he suggested that some editors he described as "pro-Trump" were paid Russian agents. This resulted in a number of editors from varied quarters denouncing the allegations and voicing support for veteran editors including Winkelvi and the notorious MONGO.

Editors who faced Enforcement action include SPECIFICO (no action), Factchecker atyourservice (three month topic ban ARBAPDS), Netoholic (no action) and Anythingyouwant (indef topic ban ARBAPDS). (Discuss this story)
IN THE MEDIA
Breitbart Versus Wikipedia

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Breitbart News, in response to Facebook's decision to use Wikipedia as a source to fight fake news, has declared war on our beloved pedia. The article in Haaretz describes the Facebook arrangement as Wikipedia's "greatest test in years" as well as a "massive threat" to the encyclopedia that anyone can edit. Breitbart's targeting of Wikipedia has resulted in an "epic battle" with respect to editing at the Breitbart article. The article has also recently experienced a dramatic increase in traffic with 50,000 visitors according to Haaretz. There is no love lost between Breitbart and Wikipedia where editors at the Reliable Sources Noticeboard have criticized the news websites unreliability and have compared it to The Daily Mail. (Discuss this story)

DISCUSSION REPORT
Liberty and Trump and Avi, Oh my!

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Liberty is one of the largest Christian universities in the world and the largest private non-profit university in the United States. Described as a "bastion of the Christian right" in American politics, the university plays a prominent role in Republican politics. President Donald J. Trump gave his first college commencement speech as sitting president at Liberty University.
President Donald Trump Speaks at Liberty University Commencement Ceremony
There are several open discussions at the Project:
Recently closed discussions include Anti-abortion movements which was not renamed, and an RFC at Trump–Russia dossier. (Discuss this story)

Delivered: 11:12, 12 June 2018 (UTC)

The Right Stuff: July 2018[edit]

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July 2018
DISCUSSION REPORT
WikiProject Conservatism Comes Under Fire

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WikiProject Conservatism was a topic of discussion at the Administrators' Noticeboard/Incident (AN/I). Objective3000 started a thread where he expressed concern regarding the number of RFC notices posted on the Discussion page suggesting that such notices "could result in swaying consensus by selective notification." Several editors participated in the relatively abbreviated six hour discussion. The assertion that the project is a "club for conservatives" was countered by editors listing examples of users who "profess no political persuasion." It was also noted that notification of WikiProjects regarding ongoing discussions is explicitly permitted by the WP:Canvassing guideline.

At one point the discussion segued to feedback about The Right Stuff. Member SPECIFICO wrote: "One thing I enjoy about the Conservatism Project is the handy newsletter that members receive on our talk pages." Atsme praised the newsletter as "first-class entertainment...BIGLY...first-class...nothing even comes close...it's amazing." Some good-natured sarcasm was offered with Objective3000 observing, "Well, they got the color right" and MrX's followup, "Wow. Yellow is the new red."

Admin Oshwah closed the thread with the result "definitely not an issue for ANI" and directing editors to the project Discussion page for any further discussion. Editor's note: originally the design and color of The Right Stuff was chosen to mimic an old, paper newspaper.

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ARTICLES REPORT
Margaret Thatcher Makes History Again

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Margaret Thatcher is the first article promoted at the new WikiProject Conservatism A-Class review. Congratulations to Neveselbert. A-Class is a quality rating which is ranked higher than GA (Good article) but the criteria are not as rigorous as FA (Featued article). WikiProject Conservatism is one of only two WikiProjects offering A-Class review, the other being WikiProject Military History. Nominate your article here. (Discuss this story)
RECENT RESEARCH
Research About AN/I

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Reprinted in part from the April 26, 2018 issue of The Signpost; written by Zarasophos

Out of over one hundred questioned editors, only twenty-seven (27%) are happy with the way reports of conflicts between editors are handled on the Administrators' Incident Noticeboard (AN/I), according to a recent survey . The survey also found that dissatisfaction has varied reasons including "defensive cliques" and biased administrators as well as fear of a "boomerang effect" due to a lacking rule for scope on AN/I reports. The survey also included an analysis of available quantitative data about AN/I. Some notable takeaways:

  • 53% avoided making a report due to fearing it would not be handled appropriately
  • "Otherwise 'popular' users often avoid heavy sanctions for issues that would get new editors banned."
  • "Discussions need to be clerked to keep them from raising more problems than they solve."

In the wake of Zarasophos' article editors discussed the AN/I survey at The Signpost and also at AN/I. Ironically a portion of the AN/I thread was hatted due to "off-topic sniping." To follow-up the problems identified by the research project the Wikimedia Foundation Anti-Harassment Tools team and Support and Safety team initiated a discussion. You can express your thoughts and ideas here.

(Discuss this story)

Delivered: 09:27, 9 July 2018 (UTC)

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