but that MAD house truly is the insane asylum.
The ban hammer has been wielded and there appears to be no rhyme nor reason to its application, other than those who ask that the rules be enforced are being banned, and the rule breakers have immunity.
Temp Ban on Bond for pointing out forbidden sock puppetry.
Full on Ban for MSJack for pointing out some one was using a PM in their sig line.
The only thing consistent over there is that the rules do not apply to some, and the moderation policy is totally ad hoc.
To quote an apt book:
"No sentimentality, comrade!" cried Snowball from whose wounds the blood was still dripping. "War is war. The only good [critic] is a dead one."
"ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS."
That place is a shining beacon of how not to run a discussion forum. There can be no pretense to an free exchange of ideas when an elect cadre are above the rules. There is no pretense of academia or scholarship, as that would mean the promotion of the exchange of dissenting views. There is not even a pretense left of Dialogue
. The name is an ironic misnomer, and oxymoron of epic proportion.
I suggest a new name: The Bully Pulpit of the Elect
which being interpreted means:Rameumptom
Who else fell victim to the latest pogrom? Kevin?