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Single Party Domination

November 25, 2013
Single Party Domination

Whenever one party dominates a region, it seems that corruption is the result. Detroit has been in the news recently as the democratic mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was jailed for 28 years for corruption. The city is now in bankruptcy. The last 3 democratic governors of Illinois have all ended up in jail for corruption (most recently […]

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Posted in Morality, Mormon, Politics, Truth. Lying | 15 Comments »

Mormon Senator Arrested for DUI

December 26, 2012
Mormon Senator Arrested for DUI

On Dec 23, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo was arrested (on Sunday no less) for DUI. He had been driving erratically in Virginia at approximately 12:45 am.  Crapo previously served as bishop of an LDS ward at age 31.  (He is now 61 years old.) The good news for him is that he is not up […]

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Rock the Vote! Weekend Poll

November 3, 2012
Rock the Vote! Weekend Poll

The US presidential election is imminent. What outcome do you predict? Discuss.

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Posted in Agency, Politics, Uncategorized | 28 Comments »

Romney’s Taxing Problem

August 7, 2012
Romney’s Taxing Problem

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 […]

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Posted in America, Mormon, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture, Politics | 105 Comments »

Those Darn Liberals Are @ It Again!

May 15, 2012
Those Darn Liberals Are @ It Again!

Recently, Professor Ralph Hancock wrote a critique of Joanna Brooks’ memoir Book of Mormon Girl and specifically a criticism of what he termed “Mormonism Lite,” which is equated with a liberal set of political ideals.  In his latest missive, Prof. Hancock calls out Wheat & Tares along with ByCommonConsent and Times & Seasons: In particular, […]

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Posted in Agency, America, Faith, Freedom, Morality, Mormon, Mormon Belief, Mormon Culture, Politics, Pride | 51 Comments »

Who’s to Blame for the Currently High Deficit?

August 2, 2011
Who’s to Blame for the Currently High Deficit?

If Facebook is any indication, Americans are becoming even more politically polarized over the current budget deficit debate.  Each side seems to feel strongly that the other major political party is to blame.  Republicans blame the Democrats for social entitlement programs.  Democrats blame Republicans for “trickle down economics.”    Both parties blame the other for being […]

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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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