Monthly Archives: March 2012

No joke: NYC Dept. of Education is banning words

As my friend Robert Becker mentioned, this seems like it came from The Onion, but it’s no joke. The New York City Department of Education is asking teachers to ban words from tests for students in schools. One banned word is … Read More

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Is Heavenly Mother a headache for Heavenly Father?

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here.) Listen to these words from the LDS hymn, “O My Father”:  “In the heav’ns are parents single? No, the thought makes reason stare! Truth is reason, truth eternal … Read More

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Want free stuff, vote for the other guy is the theme of Campaign 2012

On a campaign swing last week, Mitt Romney offered to voters a clear comparison between him and President Barack Obama. “If you’re looking for free stuff you don’t have to pay for, vote for the other guy,” Romney told a young … Read More

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Adultery from apostle rocked Mormon Church 125-plus years ago

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here.) More than 125 years ago, the young Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was roiled by a tawdry affair of power-based predator adultery by elderly apostle Albert … Read More

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Romney is winning the nomination like Obama did in 2008

Has anyone noticed how similar Mitt Romney’s steady, slow slog to the 2012 Republican presidential nomination is similar to then-candidate Barack Obama’s steady, slow, slog to the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination? Rick Santorum has emerged as the Republican Party’s “Hillary … Read More

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Despite protests over the Pratt murder, Utah also allowed cuckolds to kill seducers

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here) The murder of Mormon apostle Parley P. Pratt, slain by the husband of a woman Pratt had taken as a plural wife, was national news in 1857. Most … Read More

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The left has long cheered and laughed at the misogyny of Maher, others

The reaction to conservative talker Rush Limbaugh’s misogynistic comments about law student Sandra Fluke has also led to an examination of a topic mostly ignored. The consistent misogyny of many prominent, mainstream liberals against conservative women. In fact, while one … Read More

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Grizzly bear truth versus teddy bear truth trips up Mormonism

To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here: My friend and co-worker, Cal Grondahl, says there’s “grizzly bear” truth and “teddy bear” truth in Mormon history. Whether it’s the Prophet Joseph Smith, polygamy, the Mountain Meadows … Read More

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Book Game Change smeared a terminally ill Elizabeth Edwards

The movie “Game Change,” based on the book that detailed the 2008 campaign, will be on HBO this week. Apparently, it depicts Sarah Palin as a narcissistic, petulant, moron who curls up in a fetal ball when under stress. In … Read More

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Racist principles were taught to older Mormons such as Professor Randy Bott

There’s one big reason the usually popular BYU Professor Randy Bott stepped in it big time trying to explain the LDS Church’s longtime denial of priesthood and temple blessings to members of African descent by calling it a “blessing.” (Read, read, and read) … Read More

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