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Marco Morales
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A good blog post usually requires anyone who wants to “comment” to have a login user name and password. This may seem cumbersome but in the end, it helps to add credibility to any particular blog by filtering out idiotic postings that come from Internet categories like Web-surfing adolescents (with nothing better to do) or misinformed fools. A blog also adds credibility in that reps from the news media (collectively, e.g., trade journals, major TV/radio networks, and national/international newspapers) are beginning to use blogs regularly as a source of attribution or to close the loop on a lead to developing stories. And folks like us (or “we-uns” as they say in the hills of West Virginia…) certainly bring credibility to events and issues taking place in government. Just my two cents … (I wouldn’t swear by it … 🙂