No need for personal assassinations

So here I sit at the keyboard pondering how to respond to some opinion letters about yours truly.
First, I need to say opinions are like extra body parts, everyone wants them. In all my years of writing I have never directly attacked and named by name anyone writing an opinion. To do so is an attempt to kill the messenger.
I have never felt the need to do personal assassination of fellow writers. Everyone has an opinion and I believe it is a right to express that under the first amendme...

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