Medical Blogging and Politics.
Ok, no sooner do I post about not wanting to talk politics then I hear all kinds of cranky, crabby bitter postings about what other bloggers are saying!!! Come on, people! Act your age!
Here we go!! Apparently Medicmom has some opinions about the NAACP among other things. Her website has many links to the issues she feels is important.
Clarke has responded to her post with his own feelings and reaction. Now things are getting silly because others are sounding off on their blogs with their opinions and almost boycotting the members with whom they don't agree.
C'mon, you meatheads. Tolerance is the key thing here. Stop getting your feathers all ruffled and have the patience to allow someone to feel however they feel. Our blogging community, bound by the commonality of emergency medicine, is very small yet diverse. We are the place where tolerance and acceptance should flourish.
Don't tout the 1st amendment to me. The first amendment says GOVERNMENT shall not infringe out right of free speech:
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."
There's nothing in there about your "right" to act like a crybaby whenever someone expresses an opinion with which you don't agree.
Sheeesh! NOW you know why I don't do politics in my blog.
"grumble grumble.....crybabies.....grumble grumble......No sense of camraderie.....grumble grumble..."
Hey, read the Damn thing, already!
The Constitution of the United States of America
The bill of Rights
Oh yeah. This isn't a bad start either:
The Declaration of Independence
Just because I listed the Declaration of Independence, does that mean I have to pull Random Acts of Reality from my blogroll? The author is British, you know!
Posted by --maddog at 06:21