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Romney and His Faith

Intellectually_Limited Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 11:06 PM
AmyDB, none of us have any evidence for or against that God exists. Deep down in the heart of man is a story. That is where myth and legends are birthed. Purpose and meaning is fortified.

WASHINGTON -- Concerning Mormons and Republicans, history offers a large helping of irony. In 1843, an Army officer named John C. Fremont led a geographical expedition of 39 men more than 1,700 miles to the shores of the Great Salt Lake. His report on the journey inspired hounded Mormons to mount their wagons and resettle in the Great Basin.

Thirteen years later in Philadelphia, Fremont became the first presidential nominee of the Republican Party, which adopted a platform opposing the "twin relics of barbarism -- Polygamy, and Slavery." The slogan, and the anti-Mormon sentiment behind it, caught on. A...