Mormons rise in this life because it is what their religion calls for. Achieving. Progressing. Learning. Forward, upward motion.
White conservative churchgoers, the story goes, have become unsophisticated robots who pull the lever for whatever Republican happens to be running at the time.
The First Amendment guarantees our right to embrace any religion we choose, no matter how peculiar. It also protects our right to talk about it along with almost anything else (truthfulness is optional).
Is Romney the face of Mormonism? Or has he so far distanced himself from core values of his religion that Mormons feel constrained to emphasize that he is not that face?
Mitt Romney wants to increase our military budget by $2 trillion per year even though our generals think we don't need it. But when he got the chance to serve his country, Romney quickly applied for and was granted four draft deferments.
Tired of a life of losing? Every paranoid flat-earther can have his 15 minutes schmoozing with the billionairoid birther.
Here in Tennessee uncertainty and debate reign supreme as the state aims to break early voting records unsure of how much an impact it will have in playing a role in deciding the fate of the United States of America.
Why the press has gone lightweight on Governor Romney escapes me. Religious affiliation mattered to the press corps in 2008. I don't understand why it does not matter in 2012.
In my last blog post I quoted Mitt Romney making shocking remarks that were highlighted in a Boston Globe story last week. Now video has surfaced of Romney making those bigoted claims about gay parents while pushing his heartless policy against their children.
Reagan and Clarke debate whether 44 won a Pyrrhic victory at Boca -- crushing content as Romney passed a 'commander-in-chief' test? And they talk taboos: does the Gingrich-Sununu crowd race-bait? Kosher to discuss Mitt's Mormonism? Who lies more?
What are we to make of Mitt Romney seeking permission from Mormon leaders to become pro-choice on abortion years ago when he ran for the U.S. Senate i...
Perhaps the most the controversial aspect of Romney's tenure as a Mormon leader involved his choices in upholding traditional and backward church beliefs regarding women.
The Real Romney We won the lottery. Don't think this is normal. Don't think that your life will have the kind of plenty that ours has had. I sometim...
In fact, for Latter-day Saints to benefit from a Romney presidency would be extraordinary. Romney would have to be a bold leader who fixes the country's problems without dividing us into warring camps.
Barack Obama's performance in the first debate was disastrous, I claimed, because "what he has seen of America since 2009 has broken his heart." His performance in the final presidential debate was superb for exactly that same reason.
With the announcement that along with his tax returns Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has kept his conversion to Islam a secret the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association removed language labeling Islam a "cult" from its website.