How Americans voted in this election can be directly correlated to whom they trust more (or whom they distrust more): business or government. How did your trust and distrust impact the way you voted? Discuss.
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The blessed day has finally arrived! The long awaited day after which we can stop caring about the election because it will be over, one way or another. Which is eerily similar to what we thought in 2000 . . . Living abroad, I have been exposed to other countries’ voting practices. In both Australia […]
“Maps are powerful tools”, said John Hamer at the 2011 John Whitmer Historical Association meetings. His remarks have be published in the latest issue of the John Whitmer Historical Association Journal (Fall/Winter 2012). He goes on to say Beyond their capacity to dazzle, maps allow historians to organize information in a completely different way than […]
Rumors of a widescale Mormon fast prior to the presidential debate were rampant on Facebook and even in some news articles. I particularly enjoyed Pat Bagley’s cartoon on the topic. In light of the much touted debate bounce that has resulted in a game-changer according to recent polling, I wonder if some of those faithful […]
There has been much ado about the number of years of tax returns Mitt Romney should share as candidate for POTUS. Critics on both sides of the political spectrum as well as the majority of Americans have called for him to release them, and yet he has refused, resulting in speculation that whatever is in […]
Apparently it is not too early to start speculating on the 2012 election. Ambassador (and returned missionary) to China, Jon Huntsman organized a visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao on Wednesday. Even the Wall Street Journal is curious about Huntsman’s presidential aspirations. Asked about Huntsman’s presidential aspirations, “I’m sure that him having worked so well with me will be […]