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has a "no politics" rule.

Unfortunate the this R E CampFIRE is listed in FoolWorld in the Politics Section.

The Retire Early Campfire Board started out as the Retire Early Homepage, begun by intercst as a counterpart to his actual web page dealing with early retirement. Discussions were mostly about retiring early and financial independence enabling that, along with some politics. The left-leaning people of the board didn't like the right-leaning people, so the founder created the RELE to serve as a liberal echo chamber, leaving the REHP to morph into the RECF and stay right-leaning. Plenty of regular contributors were suspended and/or banned for defending themselves against attacks and criticism and using the same language as the attacks and criticism, and the punishments were applied pretty much unidirectionally.

I started following Retirement Investing more, but over the past few weeks it's been a mutual whine fest for people wanting higher taxes to pay for all the wonderful programs they foresee government giving us.

So, it makes sense for RECF to be considered political, and the threads have been so for a long time. It's too bad that the political gnashing of teeth always seems to creep into every other board.
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