"Online discussion is an art--and we don't have too many artists at GHMB. "
Why then do you bother to sully yourself in our pedantic midst?
First you wish to be the arbiter of erudition
Then an advocate of Robert's Rules of order
now an art critic
Read my signature. I share personal experience because above all else I know the importance of Primary Evidence. What I do not do is waste a lot of time discussing that which I assume is already known to those who are offering alternates to the
Academic consensus on that particular topic.
Same goes here.
I assume that anyone discussing any aspect of the US Government, knows what they are talking about.
But what do you do? respond to my post by describing it as a rant.
Forget the fact that I was discussing how communities everywhere are becoming dangerously polarised.
And it is the extremist trolls who pick at the scabs, reopening the wounds, from all sides.
Some of us stand in the middle trying to redefine a middle road.
But watch out...if your punctuation is off...you'll be told your opinion is irrelevant