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Dave Ramsey Reportedly Silences Critics on Twitter and Facebook

Daily Beast: Christian financial guru is confronting former employees behind social media criticism and parodies.
Dave Ramsey Reportedly Silences Critics on Twitter and Facebook

Bestselling Christian finance guru and radio host Dave Ramsey has more than a half-million followers on Twitter, but not all of them are fans. His critics include a handful of anonymous accounts and parodies, thought to be operated by former staff of Ramsey's 400-employee company, the Lampo Group.

Reporting for The Daily Beast, Christian blogger Matthew Paul Turner (@JesusNeedsNewPR) writes that Ramsey's frustration with his Twitter critics and a private Facebook group for former Lampo employees peaked this month, when Ramsey allegedly fired two employees and confronted former ones over the negative chatter on social media.

Ramsey, the Nashville-based businessman behind an increasingly popular Christian course, Financial Peace University, is known for advising his followers to never gossip about their employers.

More high-profile church leaders find themselves in Ramsey's position, as critics increasingly turn to social media to mobilize, commiserate, and publicly ...

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