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Fewer Families, Less Religion -- and Less Freedom

Cleombrotus2011 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 11:42 PM
No. "We" are not doomed. Only those who rely on the State for their sustenance. No one is doomed who decides to fight the good fight, even if it is to the death. Let us steel ourselves for the coming difficulties and meet them with glad hearts knowing that our Cause is just and our Lord leads us.

The kind of limited government, democratic republic America has always been is possible for only two reasons: (1) The government isn't the sole (or even major) source of economic and social support for its citizens; and (2) Principles, ethics and incentives other than the simple fear of punishment has been effective in deterring anti-social behavior.

That's why it's so disconcerting to learn that two big factors in President Obama's re-election was his electoral dominance among both unmarried Americans (at an all time high) and the religiously unaffiliated (also growing ever larger).

The statistics about single voters are discouraging because...