We are not the United States of America; it seems we are not united on anything. Our ignorance about real issues and the elevation of nonissues such as GLBT marriage or birth control could be our undoing.
In a matchup between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, it's an easy choice for conservatives like both of us to fully endorse Governor Romney in this year's election.
If the Federal Reserve Bank was established to prevent or weaken financial crises, then it is failing. The U.S. is a vastly more powerful and rich nation than it was before the Bank was established, but it's still susceptible to large fluctuations during crises.
The U.S. religious landscape is shifting, and no one may be more thankful than GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney. The spread of Latter-day Saints across the nation has paved the way for a Romney run.
As I listened, I heard dozens of straight and gay Mormons vividly reflect their pain and optimism, their confidence and uncertainty, about their faith.
America may soon have a Mormon president, but the public and media have devoted scant attention to the very premises behind Mormonism. While Mormon convictions may come across as peculiar, they arise out of a society where faith is celebrated and religious skepticism often frowned upon.
This work by Richard Bean is based on the old "Servant of Two Masters," a hoary comedy of greed and gut-busting humor right out of Commedia dell'Arte. But don't let that put you off; this is comedy for the ages and for everybody.
Romney can say Wiesel is right about the Mormon Church. Romney can say Wiesel is wrong about the Mormon Church. Romney can say it's none of Wiesel's business about the Mormon Church. Instead, Romney says nothing. That's not leadership. That's cowardice.
Heir apparent GOP nominee Mitt Romney wants to govern a country that he doesn't completely trust with his money, and he represents a religion many in ...
The administration's mortgage settlement was always profoundly flawed, but it provided some opportunities for further action -- or we were told it did. But there's very little evidence anybody's acting on these opportunities -- and time is running out.
The Obama Administration worked for months on a deal that would have let America's biggest banks off the hook for a crime wave of runaway mortgage fra...
"The LDS Party is a natural fit for LDS People. We are Democrats because of our LDS values, and we think that there are a lot of LDS people who are Democrats at heart but just don't realize it yet."
The separation of church and state is certainly a major advance in human history and political theory. That said, all of us, even us bishops, have a duty and a right as citizens to engage in politics, at least by casting a vote.
What should we know about this religion, this new culture born on our own continent? A quick historical glance shows a troublesome relationship between the LDS church and government.
Mitt Romney is the perfect Republican candidate: a straight, religious, white man who is rich and can self-fund his campaign. And Romney shares a common Republican personality defect: he doesn't empathize with average Americans.
In general terms, secrecy can suggest bad motives or suppressed scandal, but we must simultaneously recognize that there are times and places where respectful silence is still appropriate.