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Friday, March 29, 2013

Conservatives and Homosexual Marriage

Conservatives and Homosexual Marriage

“‘Fiscal conservatives’ recoil from this kind of talk like homophobes at a bathhouse: The sooner some judge somewhere takes gay marriage off the table, the sooner the Right can go back to talking about debt and Obamacare without being dismissed as uptight theocratic bigots. But it doesn’t work like that. Most of the social liberalism comes with quite a price tag. The most reliable constituency for Big Government is single women, for whom the state is a girl’s best friend, the sugar daddy whose checks never bounce. A society in which a majority of births are out of wedlock cannot be other than a Big Government welfare society. Ruining a nation’s finances is one thing; debauching its human capital is far harder to fix.”

1 comment:

  1. Well put: This is a pithy summation of why pure libertarianism cannot work. As John Adams observed nearly two and a half centuries ago, "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people."


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