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iverglas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-25-03 02:50 PM
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34. how interesting
You respond to a post to *Benchley*, referring to and questioning what was said to *Benchley*, by saying, among other things:

"They don't give a shit of the human toll of their ideas. They are looking for shock value only. They care not one iota of how tragedies like this can be averted."

Given the context of your post, and given the other material in your post, e.g.:

"Some members of DU scour news articles across the internet ..."

... would I be correct in assuming that the characterization of "them" that I quoted above at least includes Benchley?

If you plan to tell me that it does not, you'll need to explain why you posted it in response to a post about what Benchley does, and referred to and questioned someone else's characterization of what Benchley does, and then offered a different characterization of what someone does.

Even if you don't plan to tell me that it does not include Benchley, you're obviously not going to be able to claim that it does not include *someone* here who "scour<s> news articles across the internet ...".

So ultimately, you seem to need to explain how allegations that DU posters "don't give a shit of the human toll of their ideas", "care not one iota of how tragedies like this can be averted" and "have absolutely no regard for those feelings", and that "their driving motivation is ... to push their anti-Democratic agenda", do not constitute personal attacks.

But listen, I'm not anal about personal attacks. My only concern is that when someone says something vile about someone else, s/he be able to substantiate the allegation. Gonna do it?

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  -GUNS IN THE NEWS--November 25, 2003 MrBenchley  Nov-25-03 09:08 AM   #0 
  - Authorities investigate murder-suicide near Charlestown (WV)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 09:09 AM   #1 
  - Keep up the good work MrBenchley.  StClone   Nov-25-03 09:13 AM   #2 
     - not a question of *have/need*  Romulus   Nov-25-03 09:15 AM   #3 
     - So which militia do you  StClone   Nov-25-03 09:20 AM   #4 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-25-03 11:01 AM   #15 
        - Larry Pratt? Too frigging funny for words!  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 11:43 AM   #17 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-25-03 12:00 PM   #19 
           - How is that the American version of the Taliban?  a2birdcage   Nov-25-03 12:07 PM   #20 
              - Who the hell are you trying to kid?  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 01:05 PM   #22 
                 - You make me laugh Bench!  a2birdcage   Nov-25-03 03:03 PM   #35 
                    - Who are you trying to kid?  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 04:05 PM   #37 
                       - You're making process.  a2birdcage   Nov-25-03 05:57 PM   #57 
                          - I'm making sense; you're making none  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 08:09 PM   #61 
        - Just like the "army of one"....  DoNotRefill   Nov-25-03 10:10 PM   #65 
           - to ask if you are well regulated seems, well  lunabush   Nov-25-03 10:34 PM   #66 
              - Having read about 10% of the laws that apply to me as a citizen....  DoNotRefill   Nov-25-03 10:49 PM   #67 
     - America leads the civilized world in  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 09:22 AM   #5 
     - no  madddog   Nov-25-03 01:04 PM   #21 
        - What a pantload.  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 01:09 PM   #23 
           - If you think life is better in the PRC  slackmaster   Nov-25-03 01:15 PM   #24 
           - Gee, slack...  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 01:20 PM   #25 
              - Non-sequitur  slackmaster   Nov-25-03 04:17 PM   #41 
                 - Just an indicator of your character  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 04:36 PM   #45 
                    - You keep posting a link to your OWN POST  slackmaster   Nov-25-03 04:43 PM   #48 
                       - Yeah slack, that's why I'm quoting YOU  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 05:06 PM   #49 
                          - Try following your own link  slackmaster   Nov-25-03 05:15 PM   #51 
                             - Let's try this one...  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 05:27 PM   #52 
                             - Goes to just what it says  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 05:29 PM   #53 
                                - It goes to YOUR POST which we have all read before  slackmaster   Nov-25-03 06:09 PM   #58 
                                   - And on that thread we see you  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 08:11 PM   #62 
           - just because  madddog   Nov-25-03 01:43 PM   #27 
           - Good thing the gun industry is fighting so hard  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 02:13 PM   #30 
              - Cite please  slackmaster   Nov-25-03 04:02 PM   #36 
                 - Who the hell are you trying to kid, slack?  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 04:06 PM   #38 
                    - I'm not trying to kid anyone, just asking for substantiation of your claim  slackmaster   Nov-25-03 04:14 PM   #40 
                       - Yeah, I got it right here....  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 04:33 PM   #43 
                          - Nonsense  slackmaster   Nov-25-03 04:40 PM   #46 
           - Pantload is right,  Spoonman   Nov-25-03 02:32 PM   #32 
              - Gee....  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 02:40 PM   #33 
                 - Gee...  Spoonman   Nov-25-03 04:19 PM   #42 
                    - Gee, spoon...  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 04:34 PM   #44 
                       - Gee Benchley  Spoonman   Nov-25-03 04:42 PM   #47 
                          - So in other words, your post was a pantload, as usual....  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 05:09 PM   #50 
     - Good Work?  Spoonman   Nov-25-03 09:29 AM   #8 
        - And to answer that...  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 10:09 AM   #10 
        - A bit more RKBA concern for the "human toll"  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 01:34 PM   #26 
        - and the rest of the story  BullDozer   Nov-25-03 06:21 PM   #59 
        - how interesting  iverglas   Nov-25-03 02:50 PM   #34 
           - You will notice that  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 04:12 PM   #39 
  - Deer kill up slightly from 02 (WI)  beevul   Nov-25-03 09:24 AM   #6 
  - Too TOO funny....  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 10:50 AM   #14 
     - I guess....  beevul   Nov-25-03 05:40 PM   #55 
        - Too too funny...  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 05:47 PM   #56 
           - denial ?  beevul   Nov-25-03 06:57 PM   #60 
              - Yeah, that's the only way to describe your posts...  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 08:14 PM   #63 
  - 50-count firearms case, child-murder trial delayed (CA)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 09:25 AM   #7 
  - Hirko case likened to Ruby Ridge  beevul   Nov-25-03 09:31 AM   #9 
  - Jury recommends death for man convicted in Waffle House murders (FL)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 10:11 AM   #11 
  - Shots Fired at Muni Bus (CA)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 10:13 AM   #12 
  - Shot Officer Speaks Publicly About Ordeal (OH)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 10:46 AM   #13 
  - Cantina Robbery Turns Violent (TX)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 11:08 AM   #16 
  - Man Drives Car Three Blocks, Crashes After Being Shot (FL)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 11:48 AM   #18 
  - Metairie Homicide Victims Indentified (LA)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 01:43 PM   #28 
  - here you go:  madddog   Nov-25-03 02:08 PM   #29 
  - 12-Year-Old Walking In Park Finds Dead Body (FL)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 02:15 PM   #31 
  - Man Shot and Killed at SF Gas Station  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 05:38 PM   #54 
  - Man Convicted in Weathersby Shooting (CA)  MrBenchley   Nov-25-03 08:20 PM   #64 
 

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