Richard Nelson http://wkms.org en Commentary: Politics Is Not a Spectator Sport http://wkms.org/post/commentary-politics-not-spectator-sport <p>One of the greatest expressions of American democracy is going to the polls on election day and casting your vote. Yet, low voter turnout cast a shadow over the Kentucky May Primary. Commentator Richard Nelson says the health of the Commonwealth depends on citizen involvement in the election. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:08:59 +0000 Richard Nelson & Matt Markgraf 22816 at http://wkms.org Commentary: Politics Is Not a Spectator Sport Opinion: The Right Recipe for Marriage http://wkms.org/post/opinion-right-recipe-marriage <p>On May 9<sup>th</sup>, Barack Obama made history and headlines, becoming the first sitting president to openly support gay marriage. As expected, media outlets jumped on this announcement, a contentious social issue with favorability weighing almost an even split for and against in the polls. Commentator Richard Nelson argues that overall media coverage appeared bias, praising Obama for his &ldquo;evolution&rdquo; on the issue, without considering the other 50 percent or so who disagree on the issue. In his commentary, Nelson takes the opposing view and argues that the right recipe for marriage should include God in the mix.</p><p><em>Please note: Commentaries political in nature are solely the opinions of the commentator and do not necessarily reflect the views of&nbsp;WKMS&nbsp;or its staff.</em></p><p> Mon, 21 May 2012 20:45:58 +0000 Richard Nelson 18060 at http://wkms.org Opinion: The Right Recipe for Marriage