Wednesday, July 20, 2011
MARRIAGE OR BANKRUPT BIG GOVERNMENT?
By David R. Usher, Representative Allen Icet, and Representative Cynthia Davis
January 13, 2011
Marriage-absence and uncontrollable deficit spending are inseparable problems bankrupting the United States. An accounting of the marriage-deficit demonstrates that recent major national problems, including health care coverage, home foreclosures, social entitlement spending, crime interdiction costs, and the disappearing middle class are all consequences of marriage-absence.
Marriage-absence is a problem caused by decades of breezy liberal “change” agenda for which Conservatives have never had sound socioeconomic policy or legislation. Liberals attempt to enact ideas into law to give the appearance of solving social problems. Our culture of honoring marriage has suffered decades of incremental losses for lack of a better policy. Today’s seemingly unrelated budget battles are the end-stage consequence of years of using “no” as our only social policy, and assuming marriage would survive despite societal erosion and new anti-family policies.
We must now ask ourselves an important question: FULL STORY