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Children Are Key to a Prosperous Economy

April 4, 2013 - 4:50pm CDT

A topic that both liberal and conservative publications seem to be writing about with more frequency is the rapid aging of our population coupled with a declining birth rate, a trend that demographers have labeled “demographic winter.” Countries such as Japan and Russia are already facing annual de... READ MORE

The Dismal Science Promises ‘Happily Ever After’

March 6, 2013 - 4:51pm CST

In February, the country celebrated National Marriage Week, and Oklahoma lawmakers and issue advocates took the opportunity to expound the striking statistical correlations between marriage and a variety of socially desirable outcomes. As state Rep. Mark McCullough put it in a news release, “A grow... READ MORE

The Mother of All First Ladies’ Campaigns: ‘Let’s Marry’

February 6, 2013 - 4:52pm CST

From Nancy Reagan to Michelle Obama, the First Lady, whoever she happens to be, has made a point to officially champion a worthy cause. Mrs. Reagan encouraged children and young adults to “Just Say No” to drugs. In Mrs. Obama’s case, the official cause is the eradication of childhood obesity. These... READ MORE

Marriage Not Tangential to ‘The American Dream’

January 4, 2013 - 4:53pm CST

The American Dream”: Once, the term called to mind a particular economic and social progression through life—a progression that almost invariably included work, marriage, family, and homeownership. Today, far from conjuring that concept of positive progression, the phrase “American Dream” calls for... READ MORE

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