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Mitt Romney and the Politics of Virtue

Larue4 Wrote: Oct 03, 2012 11:16 AM
Could not agree more. As we allow America to cut out Christianity from public discourse, we have a vacuum left that is filled with the self-indulgent and selfish demands of individuals who have no care as to the results of their actions on society. Labor unions. Welfare recipients. Foreigners who know a good deal when they see it. Until we start focusing on more altruistic values, we will continue to decline.
When Mitt Romney blurted out his now notorious 47-percent lament, liberal gaffe-o-meters went ballistic, acting as though he were an American Ebenezer Scrooge who had just shoved Tiny Tim Cratchit into a ditch and then burned down a crutch factory. As several observers have noted, this amorphous statistic includes myriads of worthy beneficiaries indeed, such as veterans, social security recipients, the physically or mentally disabled, the deserving poor, and those utterly unable to take care of themselves in a society where the federal government has assumed tasks that once were the preserve of families, churches, voluntary organizations, and...