(First written 5/17/07)
I listened to some of the debate among the Republican candidates for the presidential nomination in 2008 (why, for Pete’s sake, have we allowed the election period to become so extended?) where it seems that the main topics is “abortion.” Not, what to do about global climate chnge, or what to do about the dysfunctional healthcare system, or what to do about Iraq, or what to do in Afghanistan, or what to do about immigration, or what to do about the financial hole the Bush administration has dug for our country. The BIG topic is pure idealism – how to force a particular religious tenet down the throats of the entire populace. How irrelevant can you get.