OK, so Kert pushed my hot button and I responded privately because,
generally, I believe private censure to things privately offensive is more
effective than public Politically Correct breast beating. However, Ann has
pushed an even larger button of mine.
Yes, Ann, Kert has an unadulterated right to free speech but so do the rest
of us to shout our disapproval both publically and privately.
I'm tired as heck of both overly PC reactions and the stance that patently
offensive speech has the right to exist unchallenged lest we all lose our
right to speak.
With one exception, no one on this list suggested censorship. They did
exercise censureship which is both their right and appropriate in a venue of
There is a difference between tolerance and apathy which we seem, as a
nation, to have lost sometime in the last 20 years or so, much to our