I am quite active off these message boards. No, you won't see me swinging a hammer for Habitat for Humanity, or hanging around a Tea Party rally, but both McIntyre and Burr know me while Purdue and Hagan likely wish they didn't. I've had a very blessed life which allows me to be active in a low-key, behind-the-scene way. Few know my face, but many people and organizations I support know my credit card number and/or signature.
Regarding those who do nothing more than post, however, it's important that we never underestimate the power of a factual, concise, well-written messge board posting. It can force a reader to wonder, to wander, to waiver, to eventually think outside their traditional comfort box, and help the reader formulate a different opinion than the one he or she had prior to the reading....
...plus, I really like to tick off the crazies and sappy sob-sisters.
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