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I wish I had more time to explore my thoughts on this blog, but my life has just been so busy lately. So very quick thought: when it comes to gay marriage, people talk about how the family is the bedrock of society and must b...
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I think polls are fascinating. You know how some people can lose hours going from video to video on Youtube? Or article to article on Wikipedia? For me, it's hopping from poll to poll on Gallup, or, in this case, the Pew Rese...
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I love Gallup polls. Worth noting: 59% of people find homosexual relations morally acceptable, up 19% since 2001. Compared to 2001, people are also significantly more likely to say they find sex outside of marriage, children...
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There are some political topics I find much more interesting than others. Climate change is not one of them. So when I saw this in the science section of Google News, I noticed but did not click: Then later in the day ...
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I don't post much anymore because I have so many other things going on in life right now that I pretty much always feel guilty if I stop to ruminate on politics and stop trying to get all those other things done. However, I s...
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I haven't read the jury's reasoning, and I'm certainly not suggesting juries always get things right. However it does bother me that so many people were sure Zimmerman was guilty even before he received a proper trial, and ar...
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I'm pro-life. I get annoyed when people call me "anti-choice," because I am not anti-choices in a general way. I am anti the specific choice to have your fetus killed.  Similarly, I get annoyed when my fellow pro-lifers ca...
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Steven Miller during a Congressional hearing regarding the recent IRS According to the IRS, a 501(c)(3) organization is an organization that is "organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes." The IRS defines exempt...
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Actions speak louder than words, but I still love to talk.
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I'm interested in science, politics, and crafts. Not necessarily in that order. Really I'm interested in challenging conversations with intelligent, respectful people. You can find them if you look hard enough. Or if you have great friends.
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