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22. The spirit of the OP is an attack on Paul Ryan
Sun Mar 17, 2013, 12:16 PM
Mar 2013

It's one of the better blogs on the web. If the author wasn't linking to it, other people would be. I've seen links to him on Fred Clark's Slacktivist blog (another excellent one) for over a year, eg http://www.patheos.com/blogs/slacktivist/2011/12/02/frightened-by-the-ghost-of-the-heart/

Hell, Charles Blow in the New York Times reads him: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/26/opinion/blow-rig-the-vote.html . If you think DU is above having good writers put some of their stuff on DU, then I'm glad you don't set the policies here.

I get that you're dismissive of 'new' members, but since you are, it seems hypocritical to pretend you are welcoming them.

I have to rec this eShirl Mar 2013 #1
I find your blog-flogging unseemly. nt msanthrope Mar 2013 #2
aww. eShirl Mar 2013 #3
I guess I'll just have to live with your disapproval. paulbibeau Mar 2013 #4
Indeed---or you could just post all of your deep thoughts in your OP. msanthrope Mar 2013 #5
Why would I want to do that? paulbibeau Mar 2013 #7
Hard to generate revenue if people won't click your link...nt SidDithers Mar 2013 #8
Exactly. No clicks, no shiny dimes. nt msanthrope Mar 2013 #9
Yes. Exactly. paulbibeau Mar 2013 #10
So, you think the DU community should click and subsidize you? Why? I mean, welcome to DU, msanthrope Mar 2013 #11
Here's the thing... paulbibeau Mar 2013 #13
Indeed. So why not post your whole screed, and then put the link at the bottom? msanthrope Mar 2013 #15
Nah. Thanks though. paulbibeau Mar 2013 #16
'Welcome'? Is this what you think constitutes a welcome? muriel_volestrangler Mar 2013 #17
I was keeping the spirit of the OP. msanthrope Mar 2013 #18
People are voting with their pageviews on this. paulbibeau Mar 2013 #20
No, I'm suggesting they be exposed to 'more' of your writing. Post your entire screed. msanthrope Mar 2013 #21
The spirit of the OP is an attack on Paul Ryan muriel_volestrangler Mar 2013 #22
And as I said directly to the OP, my issue is not that he posts, but that he doesn't post more. msanthrope Mar 2013 #23
His Stuff Is Very Good, Ma'am The Magistrate Mar 2013 #24
I Take Your Recommendation Seriously, Sir, and Look Forward to Reading Him msanthrope Mar 2013 #25
God bless you. paulbibeau Mar 2013 #19
+1 n/m Morning Dew Mar 2013 #31
Paul Ryan must be trying to ruin St Patrick's day for everyone Enrique Mar 2013 #6
Based on one of my favorite pieces of literature. NutmegYankee Mar 2013 #12
Yes. It was kind of wonderful to re-read it on St. Pat's. paulbibeau Mar 2013 #14
And he believed Turbineguy Mar 2013 #26
Swift was born in the 17th century One of the 99 Mar 2013 #27
Can you do one based on this (inside post)? Might be fairly easy, just substituting Rethugs-as-group UTUSN Mar 2013 #28
The failure of the logic socialindependocrat Mar 2013 #29
Have you heard of 'A Modest Proposal'? muriel_volestrangler Mar 2013 #30
Thank you for your guidance... n/t socialindependocrat Mar 2013 #32
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