Monthly Archives: November 2012

Warren Buffett column may lead with tax hikes, but he wants spending cuts

Billionaire Warren Buffett has written a column this week that has generated a lot of attention. (read) Buffett calls for a 30 percent minimum tax on the wealthy, of taxable income between 1$ million and $10 million). News like that … Read More

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‘Latter-day Responsibility’ focuses on the obligations of agency

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here.) A year ago, Connor Boyack, a Lehi political activist, published “Latter-day Liberty,” an interesting book that maintains that libertarian political ideals¬†are compatible with Mormon doctrine.¬†(It’s reviewed here) Boyack, … Read More

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Recognizing ignorant theology

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this link, click here.) When I was at BYU, and was in a mandated religion class, we had a teacher, somewhere between 60 and 160, (I’ve long forgotten his name) who liked … Read More

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Three immigration stances the GOP should embrace

Looking back on last week’s vote, Hispanics overwhelmingly supported President Obama, with 71 percent support. Republicans need to take note of this. Hispanics are not tied to many Democratic Party’s stances. They trend conservative on many social issues. The Republicans’ … Read More

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Romney’s grace after defeat may mitigate pain for many LDS supporters

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here.) Mitt Romney’s concession speech (here) was gracious, generous and conciliatory. It even impressed MSNBC talker Chris Matthews, who has spent the better part of a year accusing the … Read More

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The presidential election comes down to ‘Gallup’ versus ‘Silver’

As we get closer to the final weekend of the presidential race there’s still no trend that can be determined by looking at all the polls, no one candidate moving to a small but significant lead. Despite that, most supporters … Read More

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