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Response to MineralMan (Reply #35)

Sat Jan 21, 2012, 03:36 PM

38. You either (1) indicated a desire for knowledge or (2) were merely criticizing the OP as being "an

 

editorial statement by an unknown, non-journalist" which was not sourced.

Because you asked, "If there is information, why not source it from a reliable source?," I assumed that you wanted to know a reliable source for the information.

Although you are correct in saying that the WSJ site is a subscription site, you did not say that you only wanted to know of the source from a completely free web site. The WSJ's web site has sufficient free information to identify the HUD Secretary as being the source.

I no longer assume that you merely wanted to know of a reliable source for the information. I supposed that I could use Google to find a completely free web site that also reported the information reported on the WSJ's web site, but that would not change your criticism of the OP as not being sourced to a person other than an "unknown, non-journalist" on a free web site. If you want such information, you can use Google. If you would otherwise prefer that the author of the OP modify the OP to include such information, I suppose that you can wait for that.

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