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To the sky is falling GOP, I have to wonder if this is any worse than Goldwater's thrashing by Johnson. We recovered from that pretty handily. The Congress was Democrat for most of my lifetime until the Contract with America flipped it. The reality is that one party has committed us to a clearly unsustainable course. They will roll us past $20 trillion in debt. At some, they will run out of other people's money. That is when socialism fails.
OK, so is it forcing morality on someone when we pass laws forbidding adults to marry children, blood relatives, or more than one person at a time? Is it a moral choice to tell sibling they cannot marry? Fathers and daughters? Is it a moral decision that incest is a bad, bad thing? There is also a related question when it relates to societal benefits and entitlements. If taxpayer money is going to the "spouse" (or spouses in polygamy), then can those paying the costs (the taxpayers) set limits on which relations they choose to subsidize? Can those who pay taxes proclaim that they, for example, have no wish to pay survival benefits to multiple wives of a polygamous marriage?
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