Having faith in a higher power has nothing to do with a belief in evolution. The two can totally exist in harmony. Yet here we are, thanks to a delightful anti-science campaign that has somehow managed to stoke fear of scientific thought, to our own detriment.
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No doubt the worst recession since the Great Depression is responsible for the sky-rocketing numbers. However, I do wonder what was happening during the early Clinton years. I know he inherited a recession (thank you Reagan & Bush) but that's still pretty high for a healthy economy. I wonder if the TANF reform had something to do with it. Interesting.