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The Cost of the “Collective” Message to “Our Children”

DHWood Wrote: Apr 15, 2013 7:01 AM
I can't stand it when anyone in politics uses the phrase our children. I wasn't "one of their children", EVER. Who knows what the FREAKS intentions are, one thing I do know, they are liars.
Carl469 Wrote: Apr 15, 2013 12:30 PM
The word "families" pretty much serves the same political function as "children." The difference, of course, is that the former is the domain of the Right, while the latter is the domain of the Left. But does that make either defensible?

Over the past two weeks, I have paid particular attention to four news stories.

First, United States District Judge Edward Korman rendered a decision pursuant to which the emergency contraceptive drug “Plan B” will now be made available over the counter to girls under the age of 18.

There was yet another tragic story about a teen suicide: Audrie Pott, a high school sophomore in California, who hung herself in September of last year following what appears to have been an unchaperoned party, excessive consumption of alcohol, alleged sexual assaults by multiple boys while Audrie was unconscious,...