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Romney and His Faith

thall593 Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 7:10 PM
By in large Mormons themselves are much like most other Christian believers in being good helpful citizens. What they believe is beyond bizarre as to being a real happening but being stupid seems to be the first qualification for President these days.

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...