Hello, readers – I think it’s time that I need to put forth some guidelines with regard to comments on this blog.
I’m a firm believer in free speech. However, this blog is not the public square, nor is it a government outlet; it is privately operated by me. Yes, you are all most welcome to read – in fact, I’m delighted that you do! I also invite your comments, and for the most part, I do not censor comments on this blog.
However, that said, I have no intention of tolerating hate speech or continual harassment from wingnuts who persist in offering the same stupid strawman arguments over and over again, presumably to draw a false equivalence between liberals calling George W. Bush a war criminal and conservatives calling President Obama a nigger. Those two are not the same. Not even close.
And if you can’t tell the difference, then I suggest you do some homework in the form of reading and also in the form of an honest examination of your reasoning. Frankly, I believe that if you cannot tell the difference between calling George W. Bush a war criminal and President Obama a nigger, no amount of homework or self-examination is going to fix your problem.
It has been my policy to not censor comments here, but I warned you: I’ve had enough of the racist crap, so if you post comments that I deem to be stupid, repetitive, or offer ad hominem or strawman arguments, I reserve the right to remove your comments and to ban your ass permanently. Scream “censorship!!” all you want, but I don’t give a damn; your comments on this blog will never again see the light of day.
If that offends you, too bad. Deal with it. I’m not here to make wingnuts happy.