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Have They No Shame?

Wooster Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 9:01 AM
Based on your logic, we should just extend public school for four more years. Or better yet, why not indefinitely? The OBVIOUS answer is that at some point the taxpayers have given you enough to work with, and it's your responsibility to provide anything more that you want for yourself.

PARIS -- Is there anything people can possibly do these days to disgust or unnerve themselves? Or is the only barrier to bad behavior massive societal shunning, the likes of which isn't noticed by those who are too engrossed with themselves to pay attention?

I'm asking this because it seemed that everywhere I looked recently, I was bombarded by stunning acts of shamelessness -- to the point where shamelessness arguably WAS the major trend in the news. Let's look at a few examples.

-- The "sequester": The U.S. Congress wants us to feel its pain as it considers cutting about two...