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Beck, Marriage and The State of The Union

allblues Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 10:24 AM
"Do you think that somehow there'll be a change in a drastic change in the age of consent to include 7-year-olds?" Not that many years ago the idea of Fred and Ted getting "married" would have been utterly preposterous. What makes you think the age of consent can't be changed? Does the name NAMBLA ring a bell?

My buddy, Glenn Beck, has made a great contribution to the TEA party movement and to a renewal of popular interest in our Founding Fathers and their ideals. For all that he deserves praise.

But, I believe, he is making a serious error in abandoning the civil right of marriage. The Republican Party was founded in opposition to two historic wrongs. The party’s first platform in 1856 denounced “slavery and polygamy—the twin relics of barbarism.” Slavery was finally put down with a terrible toll—630,000 Americans dead in the Civil War. The new movie, Lincoln, tells the dramatic story of the...