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20 Reasons America Is Becoming An Increasingly Nonfunctional Society

suz Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 5:43 PM
13. or you could say they're the same -- progressive-liberals. the blue-dog democrats have moved into the republican party, but they all want big government. the other party (COMING SOON) should be either the libertarians or the independents. IT'S TIME. hawkins gets this, unfortunately, oh so right; nothing shrill about him, facts-loaded and keen insight. keep it coming john.

1) Starting in the sixties there was an explosion of children born out-of-wedlock and kids who don't grow up in two parent families fare more poorly percentage wise on just about any and every scale imaginable including substance abuse, teenage pregnancies, suicide rates, criminality and homelessness.

2) Many people are becoming so childlike in their dependence on the government that they can't save for their own retirement, escape from an oncoming hurricane, or even purchase their own birth control without the government handling it for them.

3) Our legal system encourages frivolous lawsuits, is punitively expensive...