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Beck, Marriage and The State of The Union

Ken1984 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 8:12 AM
As much as traditional marriage is a great concept, it was corrupted long ago when the state got involved. I'm for completely doing away with marriage. Instead those wishing to get together can sign "marriage" contracts that lay out the marriage vows in legal terms. If they are religious, they can get married at a church, in addition to signing a contract. Leave the state out of it. That's been the problem. KenC
funfunfun Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 9:14 AM
Yes, totally agree. Thank you for saying that out loud. Marriage should be a private unit, however they might arrange it. Personally, I am FOR Polygamy. Polygamy has been the norm for the human kind for thousands and thousands of years, and it is a united group to ensure the survival of all members and the off-springs in that group.

My buddy, Glenn Beck, has made a great contribution to the TEA party movement and to a renewal of popular interest in our Founding Fathers and their ideals. For all that he deserves praise.

But, I believe, he is making a serious error in abandoning the civil right of marriage. The Republican Party was founded in opposition to two historic wrongs. The party’s first platform in 1856 denounced “slavery and polygamy—the twin relics of barbarism.” Slavery was finally put down with a terrible toll—630,000 Americans dead in the Civil War. The new movie, Lincoln, tells the dramatic story of the...