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athornton canny Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 8:53 PM
The culture is dead. The freedom wing of the GOP was mocked and scorned while the war mongers spend like there is an endless pit of money to fund it all. I wish I had been savvy enough to see all this before I had kids - I regret bringing them in to a world that wants them for nothing more than slavery.

I am already reading so many pundits and other talking heads analyzing the disaster that was this year’s elections. I am adding my own ten cents. Here goes:

1. We are outnumbered

We accurately foresaw the enthusiasm, the passion, the commitment, the determination, and the turnout. Married women, men, independents, Catholics, evangelicals – they all went for Romney in percentages as high or higher than the groups which voted for McCain in 2008. It wasn’t enough. What we saw in the election on Tuesday was a tipping point: we are now at a place where there are legitimately fewer Americans who...