I am not sure how I feel about it, but I have never been banned before. My only reasoning is that I have been following the VERY heated "Should we pay welfare mom's to stay home with their kids" thread and someone called someone else a twit and basically said they don't know what they are saying and only repeat things they heard from Glenn Beck. Super disrespectful IMP and nothing was done about that even though the moderator is watching the thread. I thought that was pretty crappy.
I am the moderator you're talking about here. I am watching it, although I see there about 30 posts on that thread that I haven't looked at yet. Cleaning up a thread isn't as easy as you may imagine. I have to go through and find whatever was said, all of the quotes and replies, look at what led up to it and maybe removed those posts and replies so that the comment doesn't just get said by someone else, ask and wait for edits, etc. The GB comment stood because I decided that it was too enmeshed in the thread to easily remove and with the removal of some of the other posts (as well as one account that was closed by request), everyone had moved on from it and was onto other subjects. If they had stayed stuck on that comment without being able to move past it, that would be another story. Thirty new posts is quite a bit of activity overnight, so I'm a little sceered to go look