All Further Articles for 2012-12-28

Friday, December 28, 2012
Conscience Over Money
Positing the radical notion we claim personal responsibility for what we do and sell, a Florida pawn shop owner has decided to stop selling guns, which represent at least half his sales, in the wake of Newtown. Frank James, whose youngest child is six, says he can't "be part of it anymore." For reasons clear only to them, fellow-shooters are outraged. What they choose to ignore: A tally of gun deaths shows 277 since Sandy Hook.
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Thursday, December 27, 2012
Bafflingly, Women Unhappy with Priest's Claim They Ask For Domestic Violence with Cold Dinners, Dirty Houses and Scanty Clothing
Father Piero Corsi has sparked outrage in Italy with a Christmas message posted on the door of his church arguing women suffer sexual violence because they neglect housework, serve cold dinners, dress provocatively, "become arrogant, and believe themselves to be self-sufficient." For the extreme result of his so-called thinking, see the horrific gang-rape story out of India. "Is it possible that all of a sudden men have gone mad? We don’t believe it...More and more women provoke (and) exacerbate tensions...They should do a self-examination and think, did we ask for it?"
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