Sunday, June 22, 2008

Comments Policy

On at least four occasions over the course of the blog, I have printed my comments policy.

Having received an e-mail yesterday inaccurately describing the comments policy, I will print it again.

(1) Comments are moderated, but with the lightest of touches, to exclude only off-topic comments or obviously racist or similar remarks.

(2) My clearing a comment implies neither that I agree nor that I disagree with the comment. My opinion is expressed in my words and my words only. Since this blog has more than 1200 posts, and since I at least occasionally comment myself, the blog provides more than enough material for readers to discern my opinions.

(3) If a reader finds an offensive comment, I urge the reader to e-mail me; if the comment is offensive, I will gladly delete it.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

KC, do not let the Dukies intimidate you!

af said...

Can anyone out there actually find a blog that is more inclusive in comments? KC, you have done an outstanding job with DIW. Thanks for exposing the truth and allowing others to express their opinions--agree or disagree.

af said...

Judge: Duke football indeed stinks

For once, Duke was so bad on the football field that it won.

The News & Observer reported that the school avoided paying the University of Louisville $450,000 for opting out of three football games. Duke lawyers essentially had argued that the Blue Devils were so bad any Division I team could have replaced them on the Cardinals' schedule.

Louisville's breach of contract suit, filed in Franklin County (Ky.) Circuit Court, was dismissed by Judge Phillip J. Shepherd on Thursday. The contract had called for a penalty of $150,000 per game to be assessed if a date with a "team of similar stature" could not be scheduled in the event of a cancellation.

According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, the judge's summary included the following:

"At oral argument, Duke (with a candor perhaps more attributable to good legal strategy than to institutional modesty) persuasively asserted that this is a threshold that could not be any lower."

Duke has gone 13-90 over the last nine seasons and beat only Northwestern en route to a 1-11 mark and winless ACC campaign last year.

The teams, which played in 2002, were slated to face each other last season, this season and in 2009. Louisville played nonconference games last season against Championship Subdivision Murray State, Middle Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina State and Syracuse.


Source: The News & Observer

Maybe this lawsuit was a practice for the Dookies. Sad part is that the Dookies football record will surely be better than their record in court against the LAX players. Where do they keep coming up with the money to pay off for not wanting to cooperate with things that they should do because they are the right thing to do.
Do they care that they entered into a contract? I guess about as much as they cared for the LAX team that they so expediently trashed. I do know some people from Durham who are good and decent people. Funny that none of them are affiliated either with Dook or the city of Duhmb. Maybe that's why they are still today good people!!

Debrah said...

And just for the record:

All items of interest or comments about KC are on topic.

Whose blog is it?

Anonymous said...

The only problem I have with this is your repeated references to "racist" comments. Do you actually get many of those? Do you know who they come from?

Did it apply to comments about those "white boys"? Does it include "tarred and feathered?"

I think you have done a good job in allowing an open discussion but I do not think it is an appropriate implication that those who participate at this blog (who seem to me to be reasonable, rational, bright people) need to be monitored due to their racism.

I'd like to think that in reality, you simply do not allow, rude, offensive, off-topic nonsense.

But then again, maybe I'm just sick and tired of the "racist" allegation being thrown around willy nilly.

led ekran said...

Maybe this lawsuit was a practice for the Dookies. Sad part is that the Dookies football record will surely be better than their record in court against the LAX players. Where do they keep coming up with the money to pay off for not wanting to cooperate with things that they should do because they are the right thing to do.