February 21, 2005
About the Current Comment Attack on this Blog: An Issue of Fundamental Rights
As you suggested, I looked at http://www.sixty-six.org. I'm partly surprised at the vulgar and obscene language language from someone who then criticizes you for being "ultra-liberal."
To be honest, I haven't yet read your blog in great detail, but from what I have read, I think we might disagree on some or even many issues, but in one area we are in complete agreement: At my blog, "rude comments will be deleted."
Wishing you the best of luck, I am
1. Being in a state polite disagreement.
Frankly, Al, you know what you're doing here. Those of us that have been watching it go on know what you're doing. You just keep deleting every opinion and statement that differs from your own if you like. If that’s the way you want to conduct business, fine. You can keep on chatting with only those that agree with you. But bear in mind that you are setting a terrible example for liberals and Canadians alike.
Let me clarify something for you.
I am a moderate in my political views. I tend to vote republican.
I don't really care for close minded right wingers any more than I like close minded left wingers.
my chat name on here is BJ, and that is the only name I have ever used to post on here.
I also enjoy reading the threads on www.sixty-six.org .
that blog takes itself much less seriously. I don't know about you but I enjoy a little humor once in a while.
If you want to know anything else about me, I have a profile on www.yahoo.com . It can be found under email@example.com .
One last thing, let me appoligize for my bad spelling, my breath, and for offending you by posting any comment so "RUDELY" disagreeing with your personal political opinions.
One thing that has concerned me as a "distant observer" is the uneasy alliance of right-wing, ultra nationalism and the Christian right. I think some of the comments posted and the way they are presented are good examples of why this alliance, while effective, is counter productive in good debate and why Christians are getting more and more fed up with the side they have to be on to promote their moral agenda.
I have to admit that it is the pious, uncompromising way of the right that is the catalyst for all the emotional outbreaks in these debates. However, the left is like a cat to a dog...deliberately taunting and teasing until the dog practically chokes itself on its leash.
Neither side is without blame.
If you call this an attack on your blog, then I can easily see how you misconstrue the war in Iraq.
I posted a comment there, and was promptly abused by one of the fans saying "...this is 's site and he can write here what he likes..."
Zeke, I have done the courtesy of replying there. Go back, read it.
Then perhaps you can understand what is going on here.
THIS IS AL'S SITE, HE DOES WHAT HE WANTS.
You don't like that? Go somewhere else.
If Al doesn't want the opinions or the chance to debate the issue, he should say so up front..Site for liberals only...no other comments welcome. Grey does make his point of views in a well written post. Some of Al's other friends don't know how to if they don't like what you say.
I didn't start reading Greys until he came to my defense on this site...then I learned a little more about him by following other links...
And by the way...were you never an ex-teen...or just always perfect with your head on straight? In that cause it would make sense for your quick judgement of "youngens."
>>Why not just flatten the city of Damascus? All done from the air with no casualties. This would accomplish much in many areas. First, Syria will pull back. Second, Iran will quake in its boots. Third, the entire Arab world will finally come to realize that we intend to win ...<<
Please, your continuing lack of courtesy is doing you and your friends no good whatever.
oh and by the way pushing 30 is not post teen barely out of puberty. we are not children. we are not uneducated, and we are voters.
as for the content of als site. I too have been cut from this site. there is a missconception among people that meet me that i hate liberals. this is not he case. i love liberals. my mom is a liberal. i need liberals for my career. the thing is i dissagree with a lot of what is said by liberals. i simply enjoy discussing and agruing with those who do not feel the same way as i do. and when no one wants to hear the other side, then there is no discusion. I invite everyone to my sight to discuss with me and my friends, Grey, Zeke, Zealott, and BJ. Nothing will be erased. no comments will be deleted.
I acctualy want liberals to contribute to my blog more. as much as i love the participation of my friends i would love to get some input from the other side.
I'd just like to say that I very much enjoy your thoughtful and insighful commentary.
I've seen several few posts saying that Canadians should mind their own business. I say, keep it up. This war is everyone's business, as are dissent and critical analysis.
There was a brag about an anti-spam wall that had been added. Good on them.
Am I considered one of the spammers? I do not know.
Every time I try to post I get a message saying that my "post does not match image..." HOOT!
Al, perhaps these people's comments are more out of passion and love for their rights and thoughts. You can't necessarily judge the tone of an email by it's content. This is why people should take caution about what they write and how it might be perceived by the reader.
I feel that everyone is passionate about their debate and everyone knows that I have posted some harsh comments but that's because I am very passionate about my beleifs.
I think you are doing the right thing, Al, by allowing these people to post what they want to post. I can only hope now that these people will join in with the respect.
Not a bad blog site.
If we in the U.S. can make fun of the French, why can't our neighbors in Canada make fun of Bush.
Bush's policies are the dream of comedians everywhere.Unfortunately the cover charge is way to high for this material.
With that said as long as the comments are not vulgar enjoy the popularity. Anyone that has a breath can have an opinion.
I definitely don't agree with anything that you've said on this blog and I think its a shame that someone who is not an American feels the need to bash a man that is not even his leader. I love President Bush, and I stand behind him 100%. If you were in Iraq & had to deal with Saddam, I'm sure you would as well.
Probably a better comparison would be Forrest Gump, just without the successes.
"I Love President Bush"???
"I Stand Behind him 100%"???
Sounds like Jeff Gannon has been posting on your blogsite.
the bird poop, since grey does not come to this blog anymore because he believes he is wasting his time posting here i will pass on your positive view of his website to him. www.sixty-six.org is a personal favorite of mine considering there are quite a few pictures and posts about me in there. i'm so vain lol
In fact I would prefer Bush to be on point of a patrol in Fallujah without armor.
Only two people I can think of that would be behind Bush a 100%, 1) Jeff Gannon (Bush's real man-date) 2) Carl Rove "the puppet master". And I guess it would be 3 If the idiot who posted his 100% blind faith support for Bush was not 1 of those 2.
Whether you agree with Al's post or not he presents his thoughts well. Al for the record I agree with you more than I disagree with you. This gatewaypundit blog is not sponge worthy, but you may get a kick out of expressing your opinions on it.
The site listed above will delete your rebuttal and then respond to it. And talk about idiotic rantings, he is infatuated with Ann Coulter. Now there's a woman that needs a good lay. She never smiles unless she is bashing someone and has a conspiracy theory about everything that falls left of Jesse Helms.
Although it would not surprise me if not Jeff Gannon, someone had slid Bush the old pickle tickle during his partying days. Rumsfeld wrestled, Cheney played football and Bushy was a cheerleader. And everyone wants to bang a cheerleader!
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