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In my innocence I started by using my real name, which often led to ad hominem attacks when the topic got contentious - e.g. Israel/Palestine - when the comments and threats could become blood curdling. Having a family to consider I started using a pseudonym.
After a while I just said "oh hell" I've never apologised for my views in real life so why should I run scared on the net. There have been mildly embarrassing moments when tongue-in-cheek or provocative comments have been published in the MSM with my name and address (without my permission) but there haven't been any serious repercussions.
I take the view that there is so much stuff on the net now why should anyone be bothered with my take on things. I do wonder though whether I should risk traveling to the US. Some uber-zealous security official might google my name and take some pro-Palestinian comments out of context. The last guy who volunteered to interpret for an accused terrorist in custody got 5 years for aiding and abetting...
Index of Frank's Diaries
by Frank Schnittger - May 23 1 comment
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by Oui - May 13 65 comments
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by Frank Schnittger - May 273 comments
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by Oui - May 1365 comments
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by Frank Schnittger - May 522 comments
by Oui - May 449 comments
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by Carrie - Apr 307 comments
by Oui - Apr 2644 comments
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