Thursday morning open thread
I just don’t have a lot to say right now. Here are some posts I enjoyed today, though:
The Republican House’s passive-aggressive approach to Obama.
Core issues of evil regarding bombings, abortion, and the media.
And a question for you: Have you noticed that Obama and fellow Dems have been “shaming” people with the gun debate? Here are links to a bunch of speeches and hollers Dems use shaming as a form of bullying. I haven’t quite decided what to make of this, but I’d certainly be introduced in your thoughts and theories.
Obama’s says yesterday’s Senate gun control vote is “shameful”.
Obama says “shame on us” if Newtown tragedy doesn’t result in gun control vote.
Feinstein telling colleagues to “show some guts.”
Gabby Giffords says “shame” on the Senate.
Mother shouts “Shame on you” to Congress after gun control fails.
I could find more examples, but it seems to me that Progressives have been trying for decades to deconstruct away shame. Suddenly, though, when its an issue that impacts their “morals”, shame makes a big comeback. In that regard, this Victor Davis Hanson post about post-modern prudes seems very appropriate.
Lastly, of course, my thoughts and prayers are with the people in West, Texas, a town that, long ago, I drove through more times than I can count.