Given the debates during the open threads, I think I am going to have to establish some sort of rules for discourse. These rules would only apply to Open Threads. If I post something “inflammatory” and its not an open thread, I don’t expect the rules of debate to apply. There may be some exceptions–But i’m not sure what they may be. Given the communal nature of a blog, I’m inviting everyone and anyone to help flesh them out.
So what should these rules be? Should there be any rules that are universal to the blog itself?
Since my post on Panic is getting some attention now, I’m taking this opportunity to start an honest debate on the policies between candidates. The first topic for debate:
Both parties have energy policy as a key issue. How best should we handle America’s energy needs?
Given the debate, comments and discussions, I believe we should have some ground rules. Because this is a community, I do think everyone should help contribute to these rules. So what rules will help keep this forum relatively civil? I’ll keep participate in the comments.