Brevard Times Welcomes Florida Today Commentators

Today, Florida Today newspaper announced that it will begin using Facebook for comments on its website “to create a more civil environment for conversation” and will require a Facebook account to participate in comment threads.
However, BrevardTimes.com will not require (now or in the future) such stringent measures to participate in comment threads. 
There is a rich history of our founding fathers using pen names before and after the establishment of the United States of America – and they were hardly civil to one another.
The discourse of ideas, whether in anonymity or not, whether popular or not, whether substantiated or not, is the tradition of American Democracy. 
BrevardTimes.com believes that any measures to curtail that tradition is wholly un-American.
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