So a group of global warming freaks travel to Antarctica to document “global warming” and get stuck in the too-early ice. Priceless!
Archive for December, 2013
See, this is about values, morality, and culture as much as anything. Don’t lie to yourself. Don’t engage in self-deception.
is Warner seeing? He’s acting very worried, and it probably is for good reason. As I have intimated, this is an albatross around the democrats’ necks. If Obamacare actually goes into effect, they may be completely hosed for several generations.
the House should start voting on Obamacare again. It seems like this is a total loser for democrats, and republicans should again put them on record before November. And I would do it in the Spring, and let it be the center of campaign ads after that. And if I were a republican running, I’d pound the crap out of this.
I know the story was written with Scrooge as a caricature. That is the point of the story. OK, I get that.
But in truth, how many people did Scrooge employ or cause to be employed? If his clerk could have gotten a better job, why didn’t he? Was coercion involved? That seems to be key, here. After the “conversion,” did more or less people benefit? I mean, not just for one day, but for the whole year? Which Scrooge was better for the poor? Not for just one person, but for them all? Who really benefits if Scrooge goes under? Does anyone? Let’s be a little tough-minded about this.
Now I agree that kindness is important as a personal characteristic. But forced charity is absolutely NOT charity at all. Not possible. So does leftism, with its congenital tic of force, categorically prevent charity?