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Fewer Families, Less Religion -- and Less Freedom

maryanne24 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 9:00 PM
Well they have protected themselves yes, but I don't think the average wealthy republican is happy about any of this. They don't approve of the direction the country is going in.....I agree that the RINOs have sold us out. They watched while the libs took over education and the media.

The kind of limited government, democratic republic America has always been is possible for only two reasons: (1) The government isn't the sole (or even major) source of economic and social support for its citizens; and (2) Principles, ethics and incentives other than the simple fear of punishment has been effective in deterring anti-social behavior.

That's why it's so disconcerting to learn that two big factors in President Obama's re-election was his electoral dominance among both unmarried Americans (at an all time high) and the religiously unaffiliated (also growing ever larger).

The statistics about single voters are discouraging because...