Thursday, August 2, 2007 comment policy

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To report offensive commentary that in any way contravenes the policy outlined below, please send an email to cuzimjustabill (AT) It will help if you can include the title of the post and the URL of the comment.
(Get the URL by right clicking the lil # next to the comment in haloscan and "copy shortcut", then paste into your email). comment policy

It is not possible for me to monitor or read all of the comments. I do, however, now have a general commenting policy and by posting a comment on, you acknowledge it and agree to follow it.

Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy policies or any other policies governing this site.

All e-mail received by is considered intended for publication unless otherwise indicated in the initial message from the writer. Please don't send attachments unless previously approved or will not open them. reserves the right to edit all e-mail and posted comments for content, clarity, and length.

The comment space is reserved for comments that relate to the topic of the post (I'm very flexible on this point). You may not reprint lengthy text from your own works or those of others, including news articles. You may link to them.
Comments that are abusive, offensive, contain profane or racist material will be removed and the author(s) banned from future comments.

All points of view are welcome on, with the following exception: will limit the commenter as "chatterer," loosely defined as one who both holds opposing views from those expressed by and
Posts numerous times a day with the intent of dominating, re-directing or hijacking the thread; or

Posts numerous times a day and insults or calls other commenter's names or repeatedly makes the same point with the effect of annoying other commenter's.
Name-calling, personal attacks, racist comments or use of profanity by any commenter, whether they are by persons who agree or disagree with the views expressed by will not be tolerated and will result in the deletion of the comment and the banning of the commenter's ISP address, without notice.

Anonymous posters should identify themselves with the same moniker, so readers know their comments are coming from a single individual. If they don't, they are subject to a banning.

Quotes from material appearing on with attribution are allowed. is a personal site. It is not the Government. It is not public institution or a media organization. It reserves the right to limit comments to those that, in its view, comport with its stated comment policy. Comments that do not comply are subject to deletion and banning of the author's ISP.

Reading and posting comments at constitutes acknowledgment of and agreement to the terms outlined in this comment policy. This comment policy may be revised in part or in full at any time.

All comments must comport with applicable state and federal laws. has no obligation to monitor, edit, censor, or take responsibility for comments. It may or may not act upon a violation of its comment policy once a suspected violation has been brought to its attention. Therefore, commenter's are solely responsible for the content of their comments and should ensure that that their comments are lawful and fall within the stated guidelines of is not responsible for injury or liability to any reader or commenter resulting from its own communications or those of commenter's, that may be offensive, misleading, inaccurate, illegal, or otherwise unsuitable in the view of the reader. Readers and commenter's further agree to indemnify and hold harmless from claims resulting from the use of any material appearing on which damages the reader, commenter or any other party. is not responsible for and might disagree with material posted in the comments section. This is an opinion site. The material posted by or left in the comments section may or may not be accurate.

Read and post comments at your own risk.

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