Skip to comments.Prayer Shaming After a Mass Shooting in San Bernardino
Posted on 12/02/2015 8:31:32 PM PST by presidio9
Directly after a mass shooting, in the minutes or hours or days between the first trickle of news and when police find a suspect or make arrests, it is very difficult to know what to do. Some people demand political action, like greater gun control; others call for prayer. In the aftermath of a violent shooting spree in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday, in which at least 14 victims are reported to have died, people with those differing reactions quickly turned against one another.
For example: Hereâs the Washington editor at the liberal publication The Nation, George Zornick, on reactions from the 2016 presidential candidates:
Thereâs a clear claim being made here, and one with an edge: Democrats care about doing something and taking action while Republicans waste time offering meaningless prayers. These two reactions, policy-making and praying, are portrayed as mutually exclusive, coming from totally contrasting worldviews. Elsewhere on Twitter, full-on prayer shaming set in: Anger about the shooting was turned not toward the perpetrator or perpetrators, whose identities are still unknown, but at those who offered their prayers.
(Excerpt) Read more at theatlantic.com ...
It’s like there’s some kind of secret list which reporters use to coordinate what they are going to say.
All part of never letting a crisis go to waste. If people find comfort in (the real) God, they are far less likely to spend time being angry at whichever politician you tell them to blame.
Democrats advocate punishing those who were not involved (all of the rest of the gun owners and potential gun owners in America).
George was Senior Reporter/Blogger for ThinkProgress.org(George Soros). He worked as a researcher for Michael Moore’s SiCKO.
There is. Last decade it was called Journolist. They would coordinate who would ask what at the press conferences and discuss what the daily talking points and phrases would be. They got exposed and no doubt have re-established their circle jerk collusion someplace else.
The contributors discussed killing the Wright story, as it was reflecting negatively on Barack Obama. In a separate discussion, about an ABC News-sponsored debate between Obama and Hillary Clinton, Michael Tomasky, a writer for The Guardian, also tried to rally his fellow members of JournoList: "Listen folks - in my opinion, we all have to do what we can to kill ABC and this idiocy in whatever venues we have. This isn't about defending Obama. This is about how the [mainstream media] kills any chance of discourse that actually serves the people"
compare and contrast that media bias with the attacks on Trump, Carson, Cruz, et al.
Oh Yes! Let's disarm everyone so that they will be helpless when the hordes strike!
The pipe bombs the Islamonazis had were illegal. They weren’t going to follow the law and Obama knows it.
He was falsely claiming today that the same people who are on no fly lists can buy a gun at a store with no problems.
Sounds like an admission that Obama is not focused on homeland security since we have their names and do not bother to intervene as they arm up.
Liberals (a) are intolerant, (b) have no courtesy or manners, (c) try to politicize everything, (d) hate Christians, (e) hate God and (f) are hypocritical for having expressed “thoughts and prayers” after past crises.
Prayer will do a whole lot more good than more gun laws.
Thanks for posting that.
Yes, the JournoList reborn.
Well, let's find it, download it, and throw it in the streets with the names left in.
BTW, the New York Times sent a political writer, Adam Nagourney, not a crime writer, to cover San Bernardino.
They're pushing the "workplace violence" meme.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Like putting up really, really aggressive "gun free zone" stickers.
I expect that at least a few of its members are contributing the liberal memes on Gun Control, Syrian Refugees, Income Inequality, Wage Disparity, Climate Change and a host of other topics that bombard your social media every time the current administration wants to change the subject from its latest failure.
Expect more of that on behalf of Hillary Clinton once we are into general election season.
The MSM is the Country’s greatest threat.
The Left doesn’t give a damn about the terrorism. It instead launched an attack against God and the faithful. It also launched additional attacks against the 2nd Amendment and our right to self defense.
The Left and terrorists share a common enemy — the average, liberty loving US citizen.
Check out # 16 .
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