Rankling and Filing

Not "signing" your work, if you're not worried about copyright, credit, etc., is hardly "neurotic." (Whether you're neurotic otherwise is 'nother bucket of beans.) There is the consideration that people can find more of your work if they like it, but others can track you down, too. It's not just tinfoil-hat paranoid nowadays to think that vigorously exercising one's right of self-expression on certain subjects might bring one a visit from Auntie IRS or Uncle FBI, much less the zombie horde who buzz and rankle at every chance. Conservative bloggers have been SWATted, harassed out of employment, and entangled in lawsuits, such as one intended to out the identity of Mr. of Spades. Did some Founders not find it prudent to publish anonymously lest the Royalists attack them and their families? Such similar times.

"Signing" any work is painting a target on oneself, as John Lennon learned, but insofar as the smaller the fish the less likely to be attacked then…

Alexa Worldwide Ranking + change in the last 3 months:
Drudge Report, #452, up 34
Ace of Spades, #35,779, up 2,876
PoliNation, #2,106,835, up 240,969
Mindful Webworks, #8,998,854, up 1,430,358

So, I shouldn't have to worry about the spotlight being too bright for a while, then, but that increase concerns me.