I have no objection to any posters using nicknames or aliases. In fact, there are probably some people "of note" who might participate in our discussions, as long as they can keep their "cloak of anonymity". In addition, if you read "Union Powers" earlier postings you will find he did give his name in a few of his postings.
I do agree; however, that many of the most outlandish and aggressive comments are made by our "alias" posters. I wish that were not the case and I understand your feelings about the contrarians and "scab pickers" not giving their real names.