Commenting Policy

We moderate all comments before they appear on our site. Though we try to approve comments quickly, there may be a period of up to 48 hours from the time you post a comment to when it appears on the site. We do not censor comments based on political or ideological point of view. However, you may not post any material that

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  3. uploads viruses or other contaminating or destructive features;
  4. is commercial in nature; or
  5. is in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
  6. is not in English

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