As a footnote, I don't consider myself one of your "detractors". Sure, we've crossed swords a few times, but then I'm an argumentative barsteward and tend to argue my point of view until I've either conveyed it to my satisfaction, or recieve counter-argument that pursuades me to change that POV. Or stalemate.
You've also thrown some fairly strong assertions and language in my direction over time, but that's mostly in the "heat of battle", for which I'm apt to respond in kind, and which is fair game.
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