Posted on September 15, 2008 by Dennis
This is the sixteenth of a weekly series of public forums on TMB. Watch for a new round every Monday.
The topic of this week’s forum regards the two potential First Ladies: Cindy McCain and Michelle Obama. I’ll leave this fairly open, but I want to keep it focused on what is most important (e.g., who will be a better First Lady, who will be a good role model, etc.). Degrading comments are inappropriate and will be deleted.
Substantive comments concerning possible roles of the First Lady are welcome.
Next week: Urban Concerns
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Filed under: Obama vs. McCain | Tagged: Cindy McCain, First Lady, McCain, Michelle Obama, Obama, Politics | 12 Comments »
Posted on June 25, 2008 by Dennis
Lately I’ve been trying to locate any kind of organized effort for Mormons for McCain.
I haven’t had much luck.
Using a Google Search of “Mormons for McCain,” all that came up were some older articles that talked about some Mormons who were rooting for McCain when Romney was still in the race. (And now hopefully this post, hehe.) Combining keywords “Mormon” and “McCain” also yields nothing — simply some articles that discuss McCain’s anti-Mormon mother and how McCain had said “I don’t know” if Mormons are Christians. It looks like there are other news articles, though, that claim that he has accepted that Mormons are Christians. Continue reading
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Posted on April 18, 2008 by Dennis
As I’ve been reading the first third of the Book of Mormon, I’ve been thinking about the “laborer in Zion.”
Filed under: Politics, Scripture | Tagged: blue-collar workers, Book of Mormon, consecration, economics, families, Gospel of Jesus Christ, government, laborer in Zion, Michelle Obama, Mormons, Obama, Politics, sacrifice, scriptures, work | 41 Comments »
Posted on February 8, 2008 by Dennis
With Mitt Romney out of the presidential race, who might the Mormon faithful back?
Of course, the Church is officially neutral on political candidates and parties (thank goodness). But let’s be honest, Romney’s failed attempt at the presidency has got to upset a lot of Latter-day Saints, who overwhelming backed Romney (at least in Utah), and who seem to not be very fond of John McCain or Mike Huckabee, not to mention Hillary Clinton.
But Latter-day Saints I have talked to have a fairly favorable view of another presidential candidate: Barack Obama. Continue reading
Filed under: Politics | Tagged: Darfur, Economy, Faith and politics, Family, Gordon B. Hinckley, Health-care, Immigration, Iraq war, Joseph Smith, Michelle Obama, Obama, Politics, Poverty, pro-life, Utah | 70 Comments »