Posts Tagged ‘ Jon Huntsman ’

If I Were In Charge: Expand the Meaning of “I’m A Mormon”

June 22, 2011

Lately, there has been a lot of use of the slogan “I’m A Mormon”.  Yesterday, ABC did a news story about the “very savvy branding campaign” the Church just started in NYC with the “I’m A Mormon” campaign.  In the ever-growing presidential campaign coverage, we hear about Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman and what Mormonism […]

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A Mormon in the White House?

May 17, 2011
A Mormon in the White House?

My own beginnings in the bloggernacle date to the 2008 election when I was interested in hearing more about Romney’s candidacy from the POV of other Mormons.  I started out reading and discussing posts at Mormon Mentality before I found Mormon Matters and got sucked in to that site’s discussion and then invited to blog there.  […]

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Which Mormon Candidate for President?

January 24, 2011
Which Mormon Candidate for President?

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 […]

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Why Mormons Hated Republicans in the 1800’s

November 1, 2010
Why Mormons Hated Republicans in the 1800’s

Don’t forget to vote tomorrow.  With the election tomorrow, I thought I should do a sort of political post.  But you know me, I like history too, so I can’t resist.  Mormons fascination with the Republican party seems so strange.  The Republican Party was specifically founded in 1856 to rid the country of the “twin […]

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