It is wrong when the government passes laws to put one class of people above another. You'd think with all the complications with budgets, crime and immigration the legislatures would be busy enough working to move us forward. Proposals in both State and Federal governments are not focused on real problems, but rather on what people do in the privacy of their homes. If people were acting outrageously in public, I can imagine it being a priority bill, but since when do we need new laws for people doing something nobody sees? One's behavior in the bedroom should not precipitate a governmental event.
Laws pertaining to deviant behavior are designed to make a segment of our society feel affirmed and validated (not the purpose of government). They also are designed with sharp teeth for those who want to harass others in a court of law and force societal acceptance of diviancy. Laws can have an impact on our practices through fear of lawsuits, not because of newly found moral convictions.Read More
Politics has become a dirty business. We have all heard plenty of news stories of elected officials involved in scandals, adultery and illegal behavior sending them to prison. There is an old line, “What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?” With all the political nastiness, many wonder why a decent person would enter such a vicious arena. The reason is simple. I love my country, I love my family and I care enough about both to commit my life to preserving that for which our founding fathers lived and died.
Our loyalty must lie with the principles that made our nation strong. We must stand for the Constitution, limited government, and personal responsibility. Many office holders have let us down because they forgot to put those ideals ahead of their own political self-interest. People become disillusioned because they see people run on one set of values only to morph into different people once they become mired in the slime of big money and beholden to the lobbyists. We owe it to our country to change those people. We all have a role to play in our own spheres of influence. Stay with me and you will see that at least one person is capable of putting principles over politics. Together, let’s improve the state we’re in!