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Sunday, June 10, 2012

A note on comments

In order to deal with 50 comments-a-week flow of right-wing spam that I received, I have had to ban anonymous comments. To comment you must now be a registered user. I do not think that is a difficult option to exercise and or that it requires you to leave your actual name. However, I am not going to let Republican dau tranh practitioners hide behind anonymity any longer.


tap said...

you are a swell historian! Keep up the good work!

Sandra said...

I've just started reading your blog, and have found very little with which to disagree. "A note on comments" ~ anyone who posts the truth should not hesitate to put his/her name to that post. It then becomes an open debate, not a diatribe of angry mistruths.

Anonymous said...

I'm sorry to hear about the problems with comments (but I love the dau tranh reference; brings back good memories of S&P). Unfortunately, it seems we live in a world where agenda trumps fact. Please keep up the great work -- we'll be hear with you.

Kevin of Arabia

xjsd said...

Historical fact: Stupidity requires the cloak of anonymity.
Howard Gladman

Anonymous said...

One would hope in the election year we could have reasoned debate and discussion as the Founders intended. Alas, anonymity brings the worst out in people.