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Mormon Doctrine Leads to Socialism?

CapitalisticPig Wrote: May 09, 2012 11:35 AM
Wow...I thought this article was going to be another anti-Romney/anti-Mormon rant, but I was pleasantly surprised. I feel like she got it right. Socialism is government-mandated, whereas the United Order was voluntary.

Now that Mitt Romney is the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the left is increasing its attacks on his Mormon religion, hoping to distract voters into focusing on perceived negatives about Mormonism. The latest attack is shrewdly done. Instead of directly attacking Mormonism, which could look bad, the left is claiming that Mormonism is really socialist.

Last month, the far left website Salon ran an article entitled, “When Mormons Were Socialists.” It relied completely upon a deliberate misinterpretation of a few verses in the Book of Mormon. The author claimed that Mormon doctrine about events in the first century...