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The End of Debate

McCarthy is back is more ways than I described before. The anger I have witnessed of late, toward my words and many in the public sphere, has concerned and discouraged me to the extent that this will be my final posting of the short-lived return of The SkyeWire. There are more dramatic and effective long term ways for me to push for a better world.
The more I contemplate the current escalating climate of the so-called progressive movement that mob-shames comedians, filmmakers, provocateurs, and indeed any of those with alternative political opinions, the more I realize that this blogger-echo-chamber is no place for me, a conclusion I reached years ago and apparently forgot. 
Before I go away, however, I would like to urge my fellow so-called progressives, once champions of this kind of writing, and all others, to really think about their role in the debate to shape the future of humankind.
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