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Year in Review: The Political Highs and Lows of 2012

LucasMcCain Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 9:43 AM
The referendum votes that legalized gay marriage in three states and recreational use of pot should be a wake-up call to born again Christians that we need to be more purposeful in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and bathing that life changing message in the Fruits of the Spirit and prayer 24/7/365 with our family, our friends, our neighbors, in our work places, and wherever we step foot. We need to be in persistent prayer for Awakening and Revival to sweep this nation. Those votes show us the place we are spiritually in regard to our faith in Jesus Christ and the inerrancy of His living Word.

Suddenly, 2013 is upon us.  New year, similar issues, familiar players.  But before we set our sights on the battles and controversies to come, let's cast our gaze backwards to the year that was.  2012 promised to be a politically consequential year, and it lived up to its billing, albeit with generally disappointing outcomes from a conservative perspective.  The following is my personal take on the most significant political peaks and valleys from the past calendar year.  Let's begin with the good stuff:

(3) Mitt Romney selects Paul Ryan as his running mate. Many conservatives viewed Mitt Romney's presidential...