Comment Policy

We encourage your comments on our blogs and podcast, as your participation will enrich the experience of other visitors to this site. Please be advised that we do review comments prior to publishing, and those that are off-topic or appear to publicize a commercial interest will not be posted. We require that you conduct yourself on this Web site in a manner that is respectful and polite towards other users. While diverging beliefs and opinions are an integral part of our dialogue, mutual respect is a must, and profanity or abusive language are prohibited.

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Your comments must not:

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  • Be submitted in the name of another person.
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  • Contain the same message submitted multiple times (“spam”).

CHF reserves the right to do any or all of the following at our discretion:

  • Remove comments that are abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to comply with our comment policy.
  • Close a user’s account as a result of a breach of this policy.
  • Edit comments for style and appropriateness, regardless of whether such communications violate these standards.