Should You Spank? Of Course Not.

“My parents spanked me as a child… As a result I now suffer from a psychological disorder known as ‘Respect for Others.’”

Now, many of you have undoubtedly been subjected to this ridiculous meme on Facebook. It isn’t clever at all and, what’s worse, is that the message is completely asinine.

Before the grumbling starts…

I know, it is “your right to raise your children as you see fit,” and, I know that I “couldn’t possibly understand” because I don’t have children.

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Yes or No?

Alright, I know that this topic is polarizing and that there are people who are steadfast in their beliefs. I dislike people pushing their political agenda on social media, so this is very hypocritical and I understand that. I am not posting this to sway belief (but if it does, well, ok) but rather just share some perspective.

With the election quickly approaching, I have read so many status updates, tweets and articles regarding the marriage amendment in Minnesota. Rather than joining in on endless comment streams, I thought I would express my thoughts here. Feel free to comment, get angry or do whatever makes you happy… There are just a couple of things that I find interesting and I haven’t written about anything for a while (this post will have nothing to do with pissing my pants, you can read back for those).

I am failing to see the logic in voting yes. The amendment asks –

“Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Minnesota?”

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