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THE ECONOMY: A PROCLAMATION TO THE WORLD

November 1, 2012 by

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A document referred to as “THE ECONOMY: A PROCLAMATION TO THE WORLD” has been floating around the internet and we wanted to post the original as best we are able to find it. The “THE ECONOMY: A PROCLAMATION TO THE WORLD” version has a seemingly made up title and much of the text removed. If […]

Religion, Race And Double Standards

October 29, 2012 by

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The arguments against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with respect to its 1849-1978 policy of restricting priesthood ordinations from its black members are not new.  We’ve discussed them before.  Thus, the arguments that Andrew Sullivan makes in his October 23rd article in The Daily Beast are nothing extraordinary.  However, Mr. Sullivan’s biggest […]

Teach Them Correct Principles

October 11, 2012 by

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There is a well-known quote from Joseph Smith who was asked about his leadership style of the Latter-day Saints.  He responded, “I teach them correct principles and they govern themselves.”  This culture of self-governance is quite strong among Latter-day Saints.  That culture goes hand-in-hand with scripture, too, as it states: “It is not meet that […]

The Mormon Moment

October 10, 2012 by

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SCOTTIE LEE MEYERS (@thestoresocial) recently did a ride along with some missionaries and details the experience in his article The Mormon Moment. As Mr. Meyers documents his time spent with two LDS missionaries he ties it in to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. A few things need to be addressed about Mr. Meyers facts regarding the […]

When Bill Clinton would be a Mormon

October 9, 2012 by

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Across the pond an article written by “Daily Mail Reporter” on Daily Mail Online reveals that Bill Clinton once seriously considered joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints many years ago. The article explains Mr. Clinton’s decision for not joining… He explained how he learnt about the different degrees of heaven as was […]

The Fear of Mormons

June 13, 2012 by

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Pierre Tristam’s (@PierreTristam) article The Fear of Mormons needed a Mormon Fact Check. The article responds to the New York times OP-ED Why We Fear Mormons. Unfortunatly Mr. Tristam doesn’t make it thru the first paragraph of commentary about the New York times OP-ED before he gets mixed up about the beginning of the LDS […]

The Dark Side of Mormonism

June 10, 2012 by

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Michael Kranish and Scott Helman write in Vanity Fair: “But a dichotomy exists within the Mormon Church, which holds that one is either in or out; there is little or no tolerance for those, like so-called cafeteria Catholics, who pick and choose what doctrines to follow. And in Mormonism, if one is in, a lot […]