…speaking ill of the dead for at least 24 hours after their passing.
“In combat one should be very suspicious of painless moral choices. When you are confronted with a seemingly painless moral choice, the odds are that you haven’t looked deeply enough.” ~ Karl Marlantes
… As an Ex-Catholic, I’ve seen that side of the Fence, and am frankly relieved to no longer apologize for the child-molesters there.
Some time, since I’m an optimist, I’d like to meet up at teh great bar in the sky for drinks with Hitchens….but until then, I’ll read his works when the fit takes me. Always sad to see somebody go untimely… “It’s no longer IOKIYAR….It’s OK If You’re A Republican, but IOKBYAR–It’s OK BECAUSE You’re a Republican.” — Me