I'm getting more and more comments here that I'm having to delete, rather than publish, because of several problems.
- Some directly attack other commenters. Folks, if you have a beef with someone, take it up with them on their blog, or person-to-person, but don't try to use this blog as an attack platform against them. I won't tolerate it. Such comments will not be published.
- If you disagree with an opinion expressed here (whether mine or a commenter's), feel free to express that disagreement, provided it's directed against what you disagree with rather than the person saying it. They have as much right to their opinions as you do. Try to trash them, and your comment will be trashed instead.
- If you want to tell me, or discuss, something off-topic (OT), please don't leave an OT comment on a blog post that has nothing to do with the subject. There are an increasing number of political comments that seek to propagate a particular point of view. I'm not prepared to see Bayou Renaissance Man turned into a political debating floor or echo chamber. I have my views, and I'm willing to express them here, and I don't mind debate on those issues on that post, at the time I express them. However, I won't allow random posting of unrelated matter as an OT comment on a completely different subject. Frankly, to do so is disrespectful of me as the blog host, and my readers and commenters as well. I won't publish such comments.
- I try to keep this blog family-friendly: in other words, F-bombs and similar expletives will not normally be published here. It's been that way since I began this blog in 2008 - yet there are still commenters who sprinkle F-bombs and similar not-niceties in their text. Those comments will not be published.