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The Christian Party

I will preface this by saying that I don't believe there is really a "Christian" party. I believe that there are Christians and nonChristians in all political parties. What it all comes down to is how you relate to the big issues that each party runs on. I grew up in an area that may have had a handful of Democrats...I really didn't know anything about politics though. I have found through the years, that you can almost always find something to support what you believe and want to say. It can be more difficult to find factual information, however. College was the first time I ever even thought about politics outside of information I had to learn for school. I was still in a very conservative area though and didn't get involved. I grew up believing that abortion was bad and wrong and knowing that there would always be poor people. What I know now is that Republicans don't want the government to pay for abortions, birth control, helping poor people, or health i…

Perspective changes everything

I need you to use your imagination. Imagine that you are a part of a religion that has extremists that are doing terrible things around the world. Imagine that you, legally, move to another country to have a better, safer life because you don't want yourself or your family around these radical people. Imagine that you feel towards these people the same way people completely outside of your religion feel, but there isn't anything you can do to change them. Imagine that you are doing everything you can to contribute to your new country to make it the best possible place you can. Imagine that you're raising your children and helping others raise their children to be loving, accepting, and dependable adults. Now imagine that despite all of your efforts, you're still hated just for being who you are and something that you can't change. This is the reality for so many people. This has been the reality for Jews, Christians, Muslims, and many more. If you look at history, …

Heart of the matter

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I want to get some things out there that are on my heart. This election has been one of the craziest ever! I think everyone can agree that there's never been such heat surrounding a presidential election...even when Obama was elected. Everyone that knows me most likely knows my views, but I would like to expand on the heart of my views.
First of all, these two precious girls need to grow up feeling they are valued and can do anything they want! I don't want them to ever question their worth or be punished for the rest of their lives for a bad mistake.
I want to say that healthcare is important and should be a guarantee for every American and it should be affordable. It shouldn't cost more than your mortgage payment to insure your family. You shouldn't have to pay hundreds of dollars for any medication...especially when you have health insurance. We have to make preventative medicine affordable for everyone or we'll never get the cost of medicine under control. P…