Published: Saturday, March 2 2013 1:05 p.m. MST
"Want to improve your financial net worth? Get married"Unless you're gay. Then the government in this state doesn't allow
it. You can still go to Las Vegas, marry a nice girl at a drive thru wedding
chapel, cheat on her 90 times over the next three months, get divorced, get
married again, and do the same thing over and over. You can marry a convicted
felon. You can marry an axe murderer. You can get divorced 257 times and have
468 affairs and no one will care at all. But we can't have gay marriage
because that just wouldn't be right.
"Want to improve your financial net worth? Get married"Please stop passing laws telling me that I can't, so that I can.
...to someone with greater net worth than yours!!
Want to lose everything you own, get divorced!
While the author cites the case of Mr. Freed being wild with his spending as a
single, he overly assumes that married people are much more spendthrift.
Obviously not true. I am single and I consider my parsimonious uses of money to
actually be something that inhibits the ease of my getting married. Most women
need more that I want to pay for them to have.
I think that the comments on being gay and not being able to get married are
interesting. While it is true that in Utah a gay person cannot marry a person of
the same gender, they could, if they so desired, get married to a person of the
opposite gender. Not being willing to marry is different from being barred from
marriage. I understand that being gay is not something one just up and chooses
to do; however, selecting who to marry is indeed a choice. And it is a choice
that is bound by certain laws. That is how it works in a democracy. People vote
and the voice of the majority rules. And yes, at times, a law may not cater to
what you desire or your views. But being subject to a sovereign is such.
@FatherOfFour, note that the people who oppose gay marriage also would usually
oppose all those other "marriages" (axe murderer, Vegas babes,....) that
FatherofFour,So do all the negative things that might happen in
marriage between 1 man and 1 woman mean that we should let anyone marry anyone?
I'm not sure of your logic...If everyone were gay, would we
have no axe murderers getting married? Would all marriages be stable?
Please stop pushing the gay agenda, isrred. This article has nothing to do with
Technically that never married person with 166k has more than that married
couple with 288k in the graphic if we consider that it's 166k/person vs
"When Freed "woke up" at age 37 and tied the knot, everything
changed in his life. He and his wife paid off student loan debts"It really depends on the individual, statistics are pretty good at saying what
the average is doing but it would be faulty to apply the average to everyone in
that category. For instance, I paid my last student loan off today as a single
25 year old graduate student.
Now that the marriage penalty is back. Let them get married and pay it like the
rest of us.Be careful what you ask for you may get it seems to apply;)
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