I’m really proud of my fundamentalist Christian roots, even as I am currently appalled at what fundamentalist Christians are doing culturally and politically. I think that one of the things I gained from that tradition was a passion for words, a belief that in words one could find an essential dimension of life, a belief stemming from the teaching that Jesus was “the Word” made manifest. 239 more words
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0. Sic Semper Tyrannis!
On millennials: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/03/19/how-millennials-compare-with-their-grandparents/
On marriage: https://www.census.gov/hhes/socdemo/marriage/data/sipp/ (NB. Marriage failure is about 45-50%)
Minimum wage is a hot topic up for debate. The majority of Americans already support an increase—a whopping 66% support a $10 minimum wage, 59% support $12, and 48% support $15. 2,363 more words
I’ve said this before, and it needs to be said again and again:
Some aspects of the GOP’s agenda, particularly with regards to economic policy and governance, have merit: reducing government bloat and overregulation are good goals; as is strengthening our manufacturing base and increasing our economic competitiveness. 369 more words