> >Mike - We all have different opinions on this listserve, and yours are
> >neither more nor less valid than anyone else's. In the spirit of
> >professionalisma and colleagiality, however, please join with the majority
> >of us in keeping your opinions respectful. Name-calling tends to distract
> >people from considering the substance of an opinion.
> >Carla Schiller, Esq.
> >Teacher, Highly Gifted Magnet
> >North Hollywood High School, CA
> >e-mail: charwitt.us
> >webpage index: http://lausd.k12.ca.us/~charwitt/index.html
> I'm sorry - I don't remember calling anyone a name. If I did I'm sorry. Do
> you have a message with the offending passage?
> When people feel very passionate about a subject it's easy to rhetoric with
> being offensive.
> Mike Reed