Still convalescing from food-poisoning, I realized today that my re-entry into regular blogging will likely be slower than I had anticipated. Nonetheless, as the situation has permitted, I have been spending some time getting caught up in my newspaper reading, and would like to recommend a fine piece by Thomas Friedman entitled, Why I Am Pro-Life.
In it, the new York Times columnist pillories the hypocrisy of the arch-conservatives who proclaim pro-life stances and reverence for ‘the sanctity of life’ while ignoring or actively opposing all those things that would, in fact, help guarantee quality and longevity of life outside
Assorted content for your Sunday reading.
- Joan Bryden reports on the Cons’ latest abuses of majority government power, this time in allocating and shuffling around the few opposition days already available in Parliament for their own purposes. But it’s worth noting the difference between the responses of the affected parties.
On the one hand, Marc Garneau’s answer falls into the familiar trap of hoping that the public will rally around the Libs’ sense of grievance at being mistreated by the Cons: Liberals say government House leader Peter Van Loan told his Liberal counterpart, Marc Garneau, that the less-than-optimal timing
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So suggests Thomas Friedman, and it makes good sense to me. When you have no resources, you become resourceful.