Dear Pickering Posters,

I have just had an extremely sobering conversation with all of the other people involved with the upkeep of the Pickering Post. All of them are in agreement that we should close it down as of now.

As the people who work and pay to keep The Post going, we are the ones who are likely to bear responsibility in the event of legal action. I am not a lawyer. I do not know how that would pan out, but I also have no wish to find out.

We live in a post-free speech era. Here at the post, we fight and rail against this. Our constitution and legal history tell us that free speech is our right. Unfortunately, the people who now control our legal system will urinate all over our constitutional rights and there is nothing I can do about it at the moment.

If we are going to turn things around, the Pickering Post is a valuable tool. Do you want us to continue to fight, or do you just want The Post as a forum where you can spew out your own opinions without caring for any consequences?

Option 2 is not an option by the way. If people are going to use it as such, we will just shut it down.

We understand that many of you feel aggrieved at the Mardi Gras or that minority groups seem to have more rights than the majority. However, it is possible to complain about this without sounding unreasonable or threatening.

If we remove your post, it is because we feel you have stepped over this line and you have exposed us to risk of litigation. If you continue to do so, we will delete your account. Why would anyone take this personally?

Have a look back through the posts since Larry passed away at the number of times I have had to write, asking people to pull their heads in in the comments section.

This takes valuable time of which I do not have much. The work we do here is unpaid, yet I consider it important. If we lose the Pickering Post, it will be a great setback.

If you want your free speech back, you will have to make sacrifices for the fight. That doesn’t mean storming a beach under fire. It just means biting your tongue sometimes and understanding that those of us doing the heavy lifting could be put at risk by your indiscretion. Loose lips sink ships.

If your post is deleted, it is because we think it puts us at risk. Please use that as a guide for future posts. If we miss your post, someone else may pick up on it and use it as an excuse to try to fry us.

Do not attack the moderators or the people running the site. No, we are not Larry, but we do our best in a difficult situation. We would like to have completely free speech but we are not prepared to put ourselves at risk to make some hollow gesture. 

If you do not like the way this site runs, please find an alternative or start your own blog in competition. We are happy for you to promote it in the comments section.

If you want to continue posting on here, please be mindful of the risks you could be exposing us to. If we don’t get cooperation, we will just call it a day.

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TonyH
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TonyH

Hahahahaha!

TonyH
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TonyH

Larry P and Moderator, I out in a complaint about the avatar used by Billy B and nothing appears to have been done! Other posters are now openly complaining about it. I request again that this person be dealt with. Bkengineering Wed 13 Mar 2019 07:48:14 am
There is a particularly offensive avatar now being displayed here, it makes me wonder about the state of mind of a person who believes that is acceptable.

Chief
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Chief

The left masquerading as conservatives are having a field day

Jerrapin
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Jerrapin

Thanks Harry & all the others keeping this site running. I will rein in my sometimes caustic opinions.

INFIDILL
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INFIDILL

First time i have been back here in a long time. This site has degenerated into a shit fight between certain posters that go off track from the articles posted by the guy & girls keeping Larry’s site going. I’m over each article after about the 4th -5th comments that start drifting off topic and become boring tit for tat arguments between tossers. That is all.

AnnieMac
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AnnieMac

We should be very worried about the Electoral Commission in the coming Federal election. A red flag went up for me when I read that they claimed Get Up had no connection to Labor.They must think we are all idiots! Then they tell us 16,000 “please explain” letters went out after 2016 election, asking why people voted several times. No action was taken on any of these. I remember something similar happened in Queensland but can’t remember the details.We now know which side they are on.From all the social media I have been reading, I would say Labor and greens… Read more »

AnnieMac
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AnnieMac

Billy B…Labor’s policies are much worse.They are vague, written with an underlying agenda that is not to our benefit.

EsraStar
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EsraStar

Harry,,something Grandma posted below got me thinking.
When you are re working the PP,would it be possible to have a section that has all the Federal MP’S e-mail address linked into it. And,when we start to discuss a certain topic it could be attached to the e-mail and sent to the sniveling pricks as commentary on their ineptness,or rarely the good policy they propose.They should not be able to complain about harassment as this site just discusses current affairs.They actually might learn what the great unwashed is really thinking of them. No bad thing,in my book.

Lorraineeh
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Lorraineeh

Harry you are a hero

noucg
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noucg

Bill Shorten another word used for Fuckwit !!!

Grandmar
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Grandmar

Thank you Harry for the stellar job you have done to continue PP. I am an avid reader of every post, tho don’t often comment. I see that they are digging away at Andrew Bolt’s sky news, with advertisers pulling out because of the debate about George Pell’s verdict. NIB the big health insurance co. has pulled it’s ads. Michael Smith News is running on the smell of an oily rag. If PP and the latter go, it would be too sad to imagine. I do wonder if we are an apathetic lot, just object in our comments but do… Read more »

cmac
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cmac

I was wondering how long it would last after Larry passed on. Completely understandable, but a terrible shame too. I agree with SimonT that somehow if the Dissenter platform could be integrated, then any comments made are beyond PP’s control.

johnsamson
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johnsamson

Well written Unbeliever, and timely for us all to pause and think when there’s talk of closing down this site.

SimonT
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SimonT

POSSIBLE SOLUTION: Can I suggest that the solution is to replace the current comment section with Gab’s Dissenter? (see https://dissenter.com/ ). Dissenter is only about a week old and is trying to become the free speech comment section for the whole internet. If each comment section was replaced with a link to the specific Dissenter link then free speech could be had, and all the risk would sit with Gab/Dissenter and not PP.com For Example the Dissenter URL for this specific website is https://dissenter.com/discussion/begin?url=http://pickeringpost.com/story/the-end-is-nigh/8810

Bwana
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Bwana

Wimps……….coulda got another 40 bushels on there, plus another 6 paying passenger on top.

noucg
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noucg

No doubt there will be a BS story about it on SBS ,about some hero ”Nazi” Hunter ,heroically getting the info out of the Evil Empire that sided with Hitler ! amongst all the oooohs and ahhhhhs of the gullible Goyim who mindlessly support the their pet victim class

noucg
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noucg

Hitler was right about them and didnt want them F…king Germany like they did to Russia ,Ukraine ,Civil War in Spain etc ,of course the World has been kept ignorant of this .They just want to keep Brainwashing the World ,that they are the Quintessential ”Victim” Race

craigh
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craigh

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6770469/House-Democrats-plan-vote-condemn-anti-Semitism-Muslim-Rep-Ilhan-Omars-latest-slur.html House Democrats plan vote to condemn anti-Semitism after Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar claims pro-Israel American Jews have ‘allegiance to a foreign country’ Rep. Ilhan Omar said last week that she condemned ‘political influence’ in America ‘that says it is okay to push for allegiance to a foreign country’ Remark came in the context of an audience member’s shout about an anti-Semitic comment she had previously apologized for Jewish Democrats condemned the ‘slur’ and rejected the stereotype that American Jews’ first loyalty is to Israel Omar refuses to back down this time, saying that as a member of Congress she… Read more »

Lefty
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Lefty

Pity the libs cannot come up with some decent ideas to help them win. Geez how about some conservative independents or is that too hard for the libs to comprehend?

Ducktracy
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Ducktracy

What a nasty woman

Hillary Clinton Remarks at Bloody Sunday Commemorative Service

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iklua7zLtSQ

cinerama
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cinerama
Bwana
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Bwana

It’s about time Shortens rape case was revisited and brought back for a bit of attention in the MSM. See what happens.

JeffofFNQ
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JeffofFNQ

Johannes Leak cartoon….”Coulda been a contender”

https://ibb.co/Lzg6g2r

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