These are the kinds of commentary that I know I should give real thought to. Although Michael seems to insult me in one item [see clarification d"oh below], he follows it with a smiley emoticon, so I know it is 'banter.'
If I weren't a simple child like Pollyanna, I'd say that insults choke discussion. But that is for another day and another dollar. Some things just need to sink in.
First, as a boring
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Need a political conversation starter? This excerpt from a comment thread on Objectivist Living's topic Donald Trump provides a great beginning. It doesn't take much analysis to know that discussion goes off the rails the minute you call someone a dummy, and goes into the canyon when you cannot give specifics when challenged. We will return to the conversation starter in our next entry, and make of it a fresh track for OL Politics for the Blind. http://www.fromtexttospeech.com/output/006831600