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To: Sherman Logan
For instance, 40 years ago single women, especially with children, were a small part of the electorate. This year, they probably elected a president. Is a single woman with children vulnerable, especially at the lower end of the economic scale? You bet she is, and she will vote for those she thinks will help her.

Addressing these people’s legitimate concerns, BTW, does not necessarily mean increasing the size and power of government.

But why are there more single women raising children now than 50 years ago? This is mostly due to the social engineering of the liberals, especially by rewarding fatherless families. They create the problem, then "solve" it in ways that keep them in power.

And really, an interesting question for society (and Republicans) is why, when we are wealthier than we have ever been in terms of technology, and the possibilities it creates, are we falling into such poverty and insecurity?

13 posted on 11/16/2012 12:48:54 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Vince Ferrer

I quite agree. The decline of the family created by the sexual revolution is precisely the reason there are so many single women and mothers around now to feel (and be) vulnerable.

However, so what?

We quite literally cannot put time into reverse and go back and derail the sexual revolution and reinvigorate the family. We have to deal with the world a it is, not as we wish it were.

So are there ways to address the legitimate concerns of single women and mothers, and other vulnerable people, without inherently increasing the power and wealth of the state?

I believe there are. I just don’t know what they might be.

I do know that if you give people only two choice, as statist solution to their problems and no solution, they will vote for the statist solution.

I also know that even accurate explanations of why it’s the statists’ fault we’re in this mess are not going to be listened to.


16 posted on 11/16/2012 2:44:05 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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