foo much over the top personal attacks instead of attacking the persons position. Nothing is out of bounds. Mothers, kids nothing is out of bounds.
This is a very far right dominated forum. Look at the polls. National polls say 92% of the American public and 85% of the NRA favor background checks but this forum can't even make it to 50%. This isn't an isolated poll or issue. It's the norm.
Most people wont enter here because they don't want to offend or get people pissed off at them. Just this week I received some venom for no good reason. Another occasional poster stuck up for me saying its just DC that I'm really an okay guy.
I you are thinking of wanting more participation all you have to do is establish some guidelines and rules about personal insults.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.