The Republican Party has a narrative for being pro-life that goes something like this: keep electing Republicans to office and then someday in the future (if we can all hold office for long enough) we’ll repeal Roe v. Wade.
That’s pretty much it. The entire plan can be summed up in the words “vote Republican.” But voting Republican has changed hardly anything.
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This week I had the opportunity to do a guest post for Tony Jones, a friend whom I met on my recent trip to Sri Lanka. There were many, many political discussions on that trip which provided some of the incentive for me to start this Obama year.
Check out the post and let me know, have you ever voted for Jesus?
1. Assume the worst about those on the other side. For example, you can try adding “and we’ll do it by starving children” to the end of whatever they propose. As in “I believe we need to be more environmentally conscious…and we’ll do it by starving children” or “We really need to get spending under control…and we’ll do it by starving children. and old people. and puppies.” You know the real agenda no matter how cleverly the other side disguises it by seeming reasonable.
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In my new post at My Obama Year project I talk about minimum wage, taxes, and how I got to the left only to find that the right had already gotten there first.
Today’s My Obama Year post is published over on QIdeas.org. Since they were nice enough to let me write for them, I’ll let them run the show today.
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