Election 2016, Politics

What Manner Of Candidate Ought They To Be?

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During the presidential campaign process, we always ask if we can trust the candidates with our nuclear arsenal. Indeed, the power to destroy this planet upon which we live is a terrible authority to put in the hands of any mortal man or woman. Accordingly, we are greatly justified in vetting potential candidates to find those who we can trust…

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Politics

Thoughts on Presidential Candidates For 2016

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Recently, The Deseret New published “The 23 people most likely to run for president in 2016.” These are my initial reactions to the potential candidates who made their list. For the Democrats: Hillary Clinton: Remember this? http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/story?id=121856 I don’t think that Hillary should have a second chance to loot the White House. Of course when you consider that they were flat…

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Politics

Mitt Romney 2016: An Initial Reaction

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This past week, Mitt Romney has indicated a possible desire to run for President in 2016 and has started to make inquires, etc. to that end. The Moral Middle welcomes his interest in doing so, feeling that Governor Romney is an honest, moral and capable candidate. There were several issues that hindered his 2012 bid many of them, having been…

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Life

The GLADD Hypocrisy

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CNN reports that none other than GLADD is meeting the soon-to-be-aired special “My Husband’s Not Gay” with outrage. Has anyone else noticed the blatant hypocrisy? Their web page states: “GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.” Is that everyone except young men who admit to same-sex attraction but…

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Religion

The Moral Middle: Who Is God?

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Several recent articles surrounding Christmas and religion have caught my attention. Many of the writers who I admire and follow closely seem to theorize that God needs to be reasoned. I would argue that understanding God is much more simple and straightforward for God has revealed himself. Those who seek to find him through great bouts of cerebral contortions end…

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