Shills for the Republicans, Tea Baggers, Wall Street, and everything bad in this country. I suggest that if you must read their posts, and if you disagree with them, that you not respond. It's impossible to have a reasoned discussion with them. By responding you keep their posts alive and perhaps help to shove other reasonable ones off the page.

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Calperson 8 years 31 weeks ago
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I would disagree that it is impossible to have a reasoned discussion with us. Speaking for myself I am open to all possibilities and believ I have the ability to change my mind given the facts.

It is the hashing out of ideas which keeps a democracy alive.

nimblecivet 8 years 31 weeks ago
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If you try to have a reasonable discussion with someone, stop talking to them. But if I happen over to either of their posts I will leave a comment so that if someone reads the thread maybe I have helped by articulating a clear argument. That doesn't mean I have to have the last word. I am not familiar with HollyA; Calperson has a rather unique perspective according to my recollection (not like I could tell you what it is except to say it appears to be some kind of misguided attempt to discover the truth in forming a unique position) and I usually disagree, but I like the avatar so I'll say that there definitely have been a lot of characters around here who are shills engaged in pure sophistry and baiting but calperson is not one of them.

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