Mitt Romney will be the Republican presidential nominee, but fans of Ron Paul still want their say. A good chance is at this weekend's Iowa GOP state convention. Paul finished third in the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses. But he still could come away with a disproportionate share of the state's delegates.
In a recent column, Ben Zimmer wrote, "Is there any word currently more contested in our culture than marriage?" As the debate about same-sex marriage continues, he examines the definition of marriage and the ways advocates and opponents of same-sex unions use language to advance their positions.
The evangelical radio host recently made national news for leading an attack against Mitt Romney's openly gay national security spokesman, who later resigned. But Fischer's viewpoints on abortion, gay marriage, education and taxes have been influencing his listeners long before this.
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