Skip to comments.What Iowans Should Know About Mormons
Posted on 12/06/2007 11:15:39 PM PST by Gamecock
Yesterday, at the end of Mitt Romney's speech, he told a story from the early days of the First Continental Congress, whose members were meeting in Philadelphia in 1774: "With Boston occupied by British troops . . . and fears of an impending war . . . someone suggested they pray." But because of the variety of religious denominations represented, there were objections. "Then Sam Adams rose and said he would hear a prayer from anyone of piety and good character, as long as they were a patriot."
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BTTT for later.
Do Iowans need to know something about Mormons that the rest of us don’t require?
I posted this on another thread. It bears repeating...
Who cares?!? Romney’s problem isn’t that he’s a Mormon. His problem is that he’s not a conservative. I don’t want a RINO Mormon in office any more than I’d want a RINO Christian there.
From the article.
The author has never been to Wendover or Laughlin.
Not that there is anything wrong with that.
I have no problem with a Mormon as a President.
I do have a problem with a politician that is a gun grabber.
The young men and women at Brigham Young University are among the smartest, hardest-working and most pleasant college kids you will find anywhere. (For better or worse, I have visited dozens of college campuses.) The student body lives by the Mormon principle: “The glory of God is intelligence.” Most reside off campus without adult supervision, yet they adhere strictly to curfews, rules about contact with the opposite sex and every other church directive. They are purposeful but seem to enjoy themselves, spending their free time hiking in the sprawling desert. And BYU has America’s largest ROTC program outside of our military schools.
This last fact is one I had occasion to think about on my trip. I left for BYU on Sept. 7, 2001, and returned home a week later. On 9/11, the students gathered for a campuswide devotional. The university president tried to comfort the students with “the eternal perspective.” My eternal perspective is not the same as theirs, of course. But hearing more than 20,000 young people around me reciting the Pledge of Allegiance made me realize that our temporal perspective is the same. I’m sure Sam Adams would have agreed.
They have beady little eyes, lie often, always want to raise your taxes and belong to the Democrat Party.
Oh, MORMONS!. So sorry.
I care that he's a RINO.
Every bill Mitt Romney signed as Governor was NRA supported.
ROMNEY - THIS MAN CAN BE PRESIDENT AND AMERICA WILL BE ALRIGHT.
The speech that needs to be read:
That's hardly what I would call an inspiring slogan. LOL.
it’s what Bush said about Cheney
“THIS MAN CAN BE PRESIDENT”
It’s not a slogan, it’s a reaction to the speech he gave today. He’s Presidential material, more than you can say for many of the other pretenders, eg Huckster.
I met some of the most patriotic Americans (Mormons) while I was there.
I have also lived, stationed, in South Carolina. While there, I met some of the most patriotic Americans.
I have no problem with Mormons or Southern Baptists.
I find that good people are usually deeply religiously committed.
But, I found it ironic the amount of folks traveling to Nevada to gamble and more.
I like to gamble and I like to drink some beer. I found many Mormons and many Southern Baptists that like the same.
Can you back that with links?
I looked for a bit but could not find any.
Mitt’s problem isn’t religion or lack of it. Mitt’s problem is he’s so stilted he sometimes resembles an automaton. He’s an accomplished fellow, but he won’t be elected President.
He’ll do well in a cabinet post. He needs to retire gracefully and throw his support to Fred.
Elections are not just about love of country. Many socialists love their country. Elections are about ideology.
Now that, I could agree.
I am out for the night. I must get some sleep.
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