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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-12-08 10:25 AM
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45. Good policy Skinner. Will it apply to all deaths? I think it should.

I think it is fair to ask people to respect those that die, whether it is a progressive hero or a right wing wacko and I am not saying Mr. Snow was either. There is never any excuse for inflammatory crap and the moderators already keep an eye open for that. Or at least they should.

No one should have said inflammatory crap about Mr. Russert under any circumstances. However, I believe that reacting to the canonization of him by the corp-media was/is fair.

While I agree the mods should strike inflammatory posts, I dont agree that all negative posts should be deleted. Thats a slippery slope.

If we are free to speak out about our feelings re. Nixon and Reagan then what is the criteria? Is there a grace period after death?

To me the key is inflammatory crap. We should always refrain from posting inflammatory crap that makes us all look like jerks.

I hope the mods dont throw out the baby with the bath water.
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