A while back the Lewiston Sun Journal discontinued anonymous commenting on news stories and went to a verification system. No big deal, I felt, I have never been one to hide myself from my own words. While it met with a great deal of opposition, the comment sections became, not tamer, but more respectful in what was said. This was a good thing as people were not able to post with impunity anymore, and others were able to post knowing anyone who became insulting or degrading would be held accountable. Read the rest of this entry »
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I cannot remember exactly what I was doing the other day, some simple, mundane task, when it suddenly dawned on me how we as a species have become lazy and Read the rest of this entry »
Paula Deen makes racist comments in a deposition–loses fortune.
Donald Sterling makes racist comments in a private phone conversation which was leaked–banned from NBA for life.
Yet, Duck Dynasty is still on the air….?
Phil Robertson made intentional comments in an interview he knew would be publicized and skated away with no penalty for it. However, and do not get me wrong I do not condone what they did, Deen and Sterling have “protected” conversations and for the most part, lose everything they have; where is the balance and justice in this?
Just a random thought this morning, haven’t had any coffee yet so gonna keep it short.