I don't have many addictions, but one is Frances Bula's blog. You can find it at www.francesbula.com. Here I find some amazing discussions on a variety of urban issues, and a handful of characters...almost all anonymous...who debate the issues.
Recently, there was a discussion on the impact of the Olympics on provincial and city services, and I posted some of my thoughts about the potential physical legacies that might come. This morning I came upon a response from 'gmgw' (who is one of the most articulate people on the blog) to which I had to respond.
While his comments were personally disturbing, they certainly forced me to think about how best to respond. So here is what he wrote, and what I wrote: