Mame started this thread to attack other members.
No, she did not. That's your modus operandi
; you're projecting again.
Other people (myself included) think that Able2know should be a place for people of different points of view can interact, express and defend their ideas and maybe even learn from each other.
This sounds reasonable. However, as you seem to think that you are opposed by a "nasty little insular group with a narrow set of opinions", I have to question your style of interaction with these nasty people. You insult them, you antagonize them, you call them names, you derisively reject their arguments as "bullshit", you start threads complaining about them, and you continually hold up your own behavior as superior, portraying yourself as a paragon of moderation and reason.
But basically this thread is another clash between these two ideas.
No, these are arguments between people,
not ideas. "Ideas" don't compose threads and pen responses. You've declared an open season on people who don't share your ideological narrative©
and regularly show up on other people's threads to push your own political line and insult other members. While you are free to do this, you seem to expect to be able to do it without generating hostility! There are techniques for initiating and conducting discussions with people you disagree with – unfortunately you don't know what they are and are now complaining about the ideological corner you've backed yourself into.
The real problem here is that there are people who dare to express and depend opinions from outside the bubble.
Yeah – from outside your