Monday, July 14, 2008

Notre Dame Alums Behind "10,000 Catholics for Obama" Website

InsideCatholic has the details:
... “We take the abortion issue very seriously but at the same time abortion has been used as a wedge issue to divide voters. We have seen some resistance in some circles but we want to express some facts about the senator's record on abortion and change the dialogue on this issue.”
My Comments:
I notice that the same old tired rhetoric about abortion allegedly being a so-called "wedge issue to divide voters" keeps coming up among Obama's Catholic supporters. Well, if your guy and his party didn't support killing the unborn, it wouldn't be an issue at all.

Slavery and it's progeny such as lynching and segregation were "divisive" as well. Does that mean we should have just ignored them in favor or "other important issues"?

Yeah, I bet you would like to "change the dialogue" on abortion. When it comes to non-negotiable (I use that term because the Pope does) issues like abortion and so-called "same-sex" marriage, all you got is changing the subject. As Dale stated so eloquently on Friday:
"We don't give a s--t about the unborn or marriage. Much, much less associating with the great unwashed who do care and thus embarrass us before our secular friends."

Previous Pro Ecclesia posts on this subject:
Deal Hudson: "More Obama Catholics on the Internet"

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At 7/14/2008 8:55 AM, OpenID nathancontramundi said...

I graduated from Notre Dame with Kralovec. He's a great guy, very concerned about those not as well off as we, incredibly intelligent, and devout in his faith, so far as I've been able to discern. Sad enough, though, even the wise amongst us are susceptible to the obfuscation propagated by the cult of Obama.

At 7/14/2008 10:31 AM, Blogger Tito Edwards said...

Don't want a slave, don't own one!

I'm sure that would have flown over pretty well back in the Lincoln era.

At 7/14/2008 10:59 AM, Blogger Paul, just this guy, you know? said...

Don't want a slave, don't own one!

I'm sure that would have flown over pretty well back in the Lincoln era.

That was essentially Stephen Douglas' approach, but he called it "Popular Sovereignty".

At 7/14/2008 3:06 PM, Blogger Tito Edwards said...


You are quite the historian. I did a quick search and sure enough, my high school US history class came rushing back. I never thought to look at it that way. Hopefully McCain (like Lincoln) will defeat Obama (Douglas) in the greatest civil rights issue of our lifetimes.


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