Two links

September 16, 2012

I’ve been meaning to post these links for several days now.

Romney Is No Savior, and That’s the Point

This is why I decided to support Romney. Early in the primaries, it seemed like the supporters of his opponents were looking for a candidate to sweep in and make everything right. “Wait a minute,” I thought, “isn’t that what the Democrats did with Obama?”

This one is several years old, and to be honest I’m not sure I understand all of it, but it was interesting: ‘Some Things That Should Not Have Been Forgotten Were Lost’: The Pro-Feminist, Pro-Democracy, Pro-Peace Case for State Privileging of Companionate Heterosexual Monogamous Marriage

The author argues that heterosexual monogamous marriage where both partners are equal provide the only basis for true gender equality, and also for a stable non-violent society.