I could have just forgotten about it and continue on posting good content (which I will do anyway), but I also thought I would show Google that I can bite too, so I have posted my response.
Google's Hypocrisy Exposed
Basically Google just proved to me that it's easy to get a competitor penalized if you are really determined.
I am hoping that I can get this resolved and all but whatever. It seems like they nuked my homepage only but not my posts.