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Fewer Dollars and Babies Threaten Social Programs

dmc1964 Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 4:26 PM
All right now! Conservatives should have 3+ kids (and teach them to be conservative), while liberals have<1, we should outnumber them in no time. :-)
Carl469 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 3:21 PM
That whole "liberals don't have children" meme is a myth. And a lot of the kids that conservatives have wind up liberals. This Red State out-breed 'em strategy hasn't worked for a reason.
goldilocks Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 9:55 AM
Is a conservative

born

or

made?
Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 8:38 PM
Planned Parenthood is working on that very issue as we speak!
Our major public policies are based on the assumption that America will continue to enjoy growth. Economic growth and population growth.

Through most of our history, this assumption has proved to be correct. These days, not so much.

Last week, the Commerce Department announced that the gross domestic product shrunk by 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012. And the Census Bureau reported that the U.S. birth rate in 2011 was 63.2 per 1,000 women age 15 to 44, the lowest ever recorded.

Slow economic growth and low population growth threaten to undermine entitlement programs like Social Security and Medicare....