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Immigration & Family Values

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John Gehring and Kristin Heyer have an op-ed in the San  Jose Mercury-News that makes the point that those who are concerned about family values need to get on board comprehensive immigration reform. This is an argument that, for me, is the most compelling - it is certainly unChristian, and I believe un-American, to separate wives from their husbands, and parents from their children, because of differing legal status within a family.

Economic Reductionism (& Idiocy) In Raleigh

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Governor Pat McCrory of North Carolina did an interview with former Education Secretary Bill Bennett in which he said the following, according to the Huff Post:

“So I’m going to adjust my education curriculum to what business and commerce needs to get our kids jobs as opposed to moving back in with their parents after they graduate with debt," McCrory said, adding, "What are we teaching these courses for if they're not going to help get a job?"

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