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Fewer Families, Less Religion -- and Less Freedom

Troglodite Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 8:57 PM
True, since we have been assured that there will be a remnant to greet Our Lord when He comes again. On the other hand, "remnanthood" is not really a political program. Should Christians give up on politics because there is nothing useful to be gained there anymore? Or do they owe it to "Caesar" to keep up the fight and delay the worst of what is to come for at least a little bit longer? (In that case, they ower it to "Caesar" to be as effective as prudence can make them.) I am willing to be persuaded one way or the other.
Whatadifference Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 9:13 PM
I would imagine some Christians stay away from politics, some enjoy it. Whatever is fine with me, their choice.

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...