If there’s one thing I hate these days, it’s discussing the U.S. economy.
Will raising wages by seventeen cents destroy humanity? Will edible deodorant add 0.000007 percent to GDP? If we resurrected giant man-eating dinosaurs, could we use them to keep our warehouse pickers in line? Isn’t it awesome when the Dow hits a record high (but everything else flatlines or shrinks)?
I feel like I’m listening to a debate on the noble merits of true love between the Real Housewives and a bunch of broseph PUAs.
By my count, there are five dirty secrets about the economy we’re not supposed to know.
tl;dr? Fix the economy, stupid.
A Christian group in Virginia is planning a 40-day fast to promote its conservative definition of marriage.
The Family Foundation of Virginia is encouraging pastors and congregations to fast between Aug. 27 and Oct. 5 to fight against the legalization of gay marriage — in Virginia and around the country.
The Christian tradition of fasting can include anything from consuming only water from sunrise to sunset, to abstaining from a particular temptation — such as chocolate.
I’m sure their god will listen to them after not eating their kit-kats for a while.