Gallup’s Joseph Carroll reported today that the annual Values and Beliefs poll found that 44% of the 1003 American adults surveyed 10-13 May rated ‘the overall state of moral values in this country today’ as poor, the highest proportion since 2002, the earliest poll reported. Eighty-two percent thought ‘the state of moral values in the country as a whole’ was getting worse. Big majorities of every population tabulated – regardless of age, sex, race, region, political affiliation, religion, church attendance, income, or education – agreed. The lowest proportion saying morals were in decline were ‘Liberal Democrats’ with 69%.
Nowhere in his article does Carroll mention how
No, that’s not what they meant. They didn’t mean the kind of moral decline that results in more executions. They meant polygyny (but not polyandry) and married people having affairs, and of course ‘homosexuality’.
To shed some light on the issue, the
But in truth, last night's debate wasn't funny. It was worrisome. Worrisome that in 120 minutes of talk, not one of the Democratic candidates had anything substantive to say about the global jihad. Worrisome that all but one of the Democrats oppose legislation to declare English the official language of the
You’d think he was worried, and quite understandably. Imagine none of those prospective Democratic candidates having anything to say about Bush’s global crusade for Halliburton profits. ‘Not one’ taking a responsible position on the very thing that Iraqis univocally attest they most want. Of course, that’s not really what he meant. He meant he wants all Americans to really believe that billions of Muslims, some of whom are resisting the crusade, are motivated by nothing other than hatred of the moral values all American hold dear – Halliburton’s profits. He wants Democratic candidates to worry about the impact on American ‘prestige’ and ‘full spectrum dominance’ if forced to leave