Wallace and Me

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  1. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison October 13, 2011 at 7:23 pm .

    Only language geeks like us would notice niceties like misspellings. Like excellent typesetting, fluid design, and the use of semicolons, spelling is no longer "relevant." U no wht i meen?

  2. Conrad DiDiodato
    Conrad DiDiodato October 13, 2011 at 5:46 pm .

    Thanks, Joseph<br /><br />I love the exchanges. Keep &#39;em coming.<br /><br />By the way I apologize for the misspelling of &quot;protesters&quot;.

  3. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison October 13, 2011 at 2:44 pm .

    Hey, Kokie—I don&#39;t believe you when you simply reject mass movements. Yes, some come to bad ends. But without them, we end up Gadhafis and Mubaraks and King Georges comfortably esconced in their murderous seats of power forever. Stew is always better if you stir it up once in awhile….

  4. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison October 13, 2011 at 2:41 pm .

    Oh, Conrad—no bickering here!<br /><br />FIrst, I take your point about American v. Canadian politics. I&#39;m not sure what the economic/political situation is for you and meant only to speak for myself and our situation. You&#39;re post was the first news I had that protests were on the menu north of the 49th.<br /><br />Second, I appreciate that conservative streak. I&#39;ve been a registered

  5. Anonymous
    Anonymous October 12, 2011 at 11:57 pm .

    polotics and religion are b=o=l=o=g=n=a<br /><br />crowds/mass movements at best just rotate who is the Oppressor and who is the Oppressed<br /><br /> both &#39;sides&#39; continually seek out (a) scape-goat(s) to <br /><br /> … attack and, ultimately murder<br /><br />any hard evidence/facts are beside any point and are usually fabricated … then nonstop broadcast on <br />&quot;

  6. Conrad DiDiodato
    Conrad DiDiodato October 12, 2011 at 11:38 pm .

    Joseph,<br /><br />is this one of those times we have to respectfully bicker?<br /><br />You&#39;d think a poet (me) would be able to look at things a bit more like, well. a poet. The Wallace verse is priceless, &amp; I do know what you are both saying.<br /><br />But politics for me (when I&#39;m forced into it)is purely visceral; it&#39;s hard for me to separate the logic (or imagery) from the

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