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Fewer Families, Less Religion -- and Less Freedom

NewJAl Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 7:36 AM
Cannot resist adding my latest entertaining Liberal. A pretty young girl, in a protest against gun violence and wanting guns banned. This in a State where smoking pot is illegal, which smoking she proudly does. She cannot even see the stupidity and hypocrisy. Liberals have faulty thinking, but it is truly GIGO, and that takes us back to our schools and 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...