Marriage Still Increases Happiness, Study Shows


Sociological research has long associated the institution of marriage as a positive factor when evaluating a couple’s well being. Some argue that married people are happier, but others argue that people that are already social, happy people tend to be the type to get married.

SHOCK POLL: (Liberal) Media Priorities ≠ Voter Priorities


Gallup is out with a new survey that gauges voter priorities ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in November. It also asked voters which party they thought was best suited to address these priorities.

On the two issues voters said were most important—the economy and the budget deficit—Republicans scored better. On the three issues voters said were least important—immigration, global warming, and same-sex marriage—Democrats were seen as most competent (albeit just barely with respect to immigration).