User talk:KeithCu

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References[edit]

Just a note on references that you may not be aware of. When you cite something as you did to George W. Bush, it's good to add more than just the URL.

Just to give you an example:

1. Here is how you cited to the White House Press Release:

<ref>[http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/03/20010314.html]</ref>

If you take a look at the footnote section, you'll see that when you format a cite like this it only appears as a numbered hyperlink and it ruins the professionalism of the article.

2. To improve it, you could cite it like this:

<ref>[http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/03/20010314.html "Enter text here that will show up as the hyperlink"], "insert relevant citation information here."</ref>

3. So, based on the specific link you provided, I would format the cite like this:

<ref>[http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/03/20010314.html Text of a Letter from the President to Senators Hagel, Helms, Craig, and Roberts], Office of the Press Secretary, March 13, 2001</ref>

I'll go ahead and change them to the article along with edits that I make. Hope this helps. SpiderMMB 03:11, 5 June 2007 (UTC)

Hey, no problem. I appreciate that you explain your edits, which is more than most people do. I'm just anti-POV in articles, and these political articles are about the worst with it. Granted, my own POV will come through sometimes too, but I think if everyone contributes in good faith it eventually balances itself out.
Good luck with future editing. SpiderMMB 05:52, 6 June 2007 (UTC)