8 Reasons Democrats Hate Traditional Marriage
By GINA LOUDON
Have you ever wondered what it is about traditional marriage that is so offensive to Democrats?
1) Married people overwhelmingly vote Republican
For the last several elections, traditionally married people have overwhelmingly voted Republican. Married men and women supported Romney by 14 percent. Married women alone supported Romney by seven points. If only married people were allowed to vote, the GOP couldn’t lose no matter how hard it tried – no matter how spineless and worthless its candidates. The inverse is also true. If Democrats can cause fewer people to get married and fewer people to value traditional marriage, Democrats can destroy the GOP’s advantage among that group of voters.
2) Married people are physically healthier
Studies throughout the years have all agreed that in almost every way, married couples are physically healthier. Married people live longer, are less likely to develop cancer and heart disease, and are healthier in more ways than can be listed here.
You may wonder why Democrats are opposed to people being healthy.
Simply put, when people are healthy, they don’t need help from the government. Of course, no matter how healthy one may be, we are all now forced to purchase health insurance.
3) Married people are mentally healthier
Married people are less likely to suffer depression, develop dementia, commit suicide and are protected from a host of other disorders. Married people are also more likely to describe themselves as happy.
But why would Democrats be opposed to people being mentally healthier?
All it takes is one mentally deranged person to act out violently for Democrats to rush to a TV camera to call for more gun control and government surveillance. If only government agents were able to snoop on everyone (conservatives) 24/7, they could prevent violent outbursts. Also, they claim that if all guns were banned (except from men who guard the president and leftist politicians), there would be no more gun violence.
4) Married people are wealthier
Research done by Ohio State University found that married people individually are almost twice as wealthy (93 percent wealthier) than single people.
To a Democrat, that screams income inequality. It is unfair in the mind of a progressive for married people to have more money than unmarried people. Besides, what did those evil married people do to steal that money from everyone else? Don’t worry. Democrats will turn those tax credits for married couples into taxes levied against married couples. If only those pesky right-wing extremists would get out of the way, they could tax traditional marriage out of existence. That hasn’t been formally proposed yet, but don’t think that hasn’t crossed the minds of Democrats in D.C.
5) Marriage celebrates the differences between men and women
Feminist Democrats have been complaining for decades about being on unequal footing with men. Married people come together to combine the strengths that are inherent in males and females. Married people recognize the differences between the genders. They understand these differences are natural. Traditional marriage is disgusting to the militant feminist, and they’ve joined forces with Democrats to make sure that gender differences are blurred and that marriage is destroyed.
6) “Big Daddy Government” wants to replace the support of a spouse
Democrats love when people are dependent on D.C. Once Democrats can end the ability of churches to charitably help people and end the ability of spouses to help each other, the only place to turn will be a politician or a bureaucrat. More government employees means more voters who support big-government Democrats.
7) Marriage promotes accountability
Single people can make bad decisions without reproach. Men are better at making some decisions than women and vice versa. Whether it is a financial decision, a health-related matter or anything in between, married people usually talk things over before decisions are made and make better decisions from the start.
The government doesn’t need to restrict menu items at the fast-food restaurant to make a man quit his junk-food eating binges. The wife will handle that! The government doesn’t need to handle people’s finances or make sure they are planning for retirement. The husband will handle that.
When bad decisions are made or about to be made, one spouse will often warn of possible negative outcomes, or dissuade the poor decision. Democrats are dependent on people being dependent. If more Americans make solid decisions, and are held accountable by those who love them, then they need less government in their lives.
8) Marriage promotes children
Organizations like ZPG (Zero Population Growth), Planned Parenthood and even animal rights groups flourish when fewer children are born, or when having fewer children is the goal. All of those organizations are arms of the Democratic Party, so when they flourish, so does the cash in the coffers of the Democratic Party.
Should the government just stay out of marriage? No!
Democrats flourish when marriage is diminished, but many on the right side of the political spectrum still refuse to take a stand on the issue. They have fallen for the lie of the left that conservatives should be neutral on the issue. The idea that the government should “stay out of marriage” is exactly what the left would love the right to believe. If Democrats and their allies actively push to destroy marriage, and Republicans can be convinced that they should be neutral on the issue, then Democrats will win this one easily and traditional marriage will be something we will soon read about in history books.
There are few things the government can do to make a society safer, healthier and wealthier. Promoting traditional marriage is the biggest and easiest one of all. This is an easy sell to the American people if the GOP will just grow a backbone. Anyone who believes in a stronger America should make it their main issue in upcoming elections to defend and promote traditional marriage.
Who could possibly be against a stronger America? The answer: Democrats.