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Response to CTyankee (Reply #18)

Sun Nov 24, 2013, 08:34 PM

24. Oh man - don't get me started (on that one)!

But just in general: stop and think for a moment who all is here. The caliber of the participation is genuinely remarkable and highly distinguished. You can't help but learn more!

There are writers of all kinds, teachers, historians, philosophers, academics, commentators, humorists, bloggers, journalists, analysts, researchers, judges and magistrates, doctors of all derivations - both MDs and PhDs and JDs and DDSs and DVMs, PLUS ophthalmologists who really are fully and regularly accredited, unlike rand paul. There are politicians, secretaries, sociologists, theologians, reporters, investigators, merchandisers, promoters, strategists, retailers and wholesalers, restauranteurs, chefs, wait-staffers, brokers, attorneys, messengers, leaders and followers, performers, designers, actors, singers, musicians, composers, producers, dancers, illustrators, artists of all visual kinds, crafters and hobbyists of every kind, animal lovers of every kind, videographers, photographers, collectors, aviators, every kind of athlete and sports freak and every kind of nerd and geek, butchers, bakers, and candlestick-makers. There are singles, marrieds, divorcees and honeymooners, the separated and widowed, gays, straights, transgendered, bisexuals, celibates. There are students, graduates, and drop-outs, renters, landlords, owners, leasers, and even some homeless. There are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, and the childless, only-children, adoptees, foster children and foster parents. There are veterans of every stripe and rank. There are fans and protesters and refusniks and war-hawks. There are wealthy and not-so-wealthy, comfortable and underwater. The insured and uninsured. The healthy, the ailing, disabled, those in crisis, and those in recovery. Celebrators and mourners. Abused and abusers. Immigrants and expatriates. Policemen and fire fighters and other first-responders, crime victims and accident victims. Business owners, middle managers, part-timers, the rank-n-file, and the unemployed. Union members and non-union members, and people who wish they had unions but live in right-to-work-(for-less) states. There are Christians and Jews, Muslims and Catholics, agnostics, atheists, cultists, conspiracy buffs, provocateurs, and devil's advocates. Blacks, whites, Latinos, Asians, Native Americans, mixed-race, young and old and teens and the middle-aged and the retired. There are people from everywhere, every continent, many countries, speaking multiple languages. Builders and demolition specialists alike. Insiders and outsiders. We have and have had some big names - from Alan Grayson to the late Elizabeth Edwards. We have people of every political frequency on the dial - and EVERY kind of Democrat you can imagine, plus more than a few recovering, rescued, or reformed Republicans.

It's more than just a website. It's a freakin' think tank! Rich in almost every imaginable perspective and level of experience. And it's all ours! And it never closes!

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