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Fewer Families, Less Religion -- and Less Freedom

RedTruck Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:16 PM
who cares about people delaying marriage or not getting married - "we the people" first of all want a solvent nation, then a protected one - then we will worry about individuals who turn their backs on the strength and peace and contentment of knowing good morals and the teachings of the most important man who ever lived - Jesus Christ - Barack Obama practices on a daily basis the very opposite of all that is good - and so do his supporters. How much tax payer money does it take for a Godless man to ruin this nation - answer - there is not enough - Obama and his stupid supporters - yes STUPID supporters.

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...