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Mia Love: black, conservative, Mormon, GOP House candidate from Utah
ABCNews ^ | 4/24/2012 | Chris Moody

Posted on 04/25/2012 6:42:06 AM PDT by An American!

Amid the crowded field of House candidates across the country in 2012, expect to hear a lot about Mia Love, a Republican who is an African American and a Mormon and who on Saturday defeated a handful of rivals to clinch the party nomination in the campaign for Utah's fourth congressional district. Love is preparing to face incumbent Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson. Victory in November would make her the first black Republican congresswoman in history.

A Brooklyn-born Mormon convert, Love is a marathon-running mother of three and the daughter of Haitian immigrants who came to the United States with $10 in their pockets

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: 2012; blackconservative; jimmatheson; lds; mialove; mormons; ut; utah
Mia Love seems to be the type of conservative that we need to shake things up.
Watch her speech. Most excellent
Mia Love speaks before the 1st round of balloting for the Utah 4th Congressional District at the Utah Nominating Convention. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLskRsrCJR0&feature=youtu.be
1 posted on 04/25/2012 6:42:08 AM PDT by An American!
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To: An American!

Libs will be frothing at the mouth trying to figure out a way to hurt this woman.

Good for her!


2 posted on 04/25/2012 6:44:19 AM PDT by moovova
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To: moovova

Heard on the Randi Rhodes show yesterday, that she “Rasied Taxes” as Mayor of whatever town.

Expect more to come out to discredit her.


3 posted on 04/25/2012 6:53:39 AM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123, Bahbah, and Just Lori.)
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To: moovova

AND married to a white man! Shutter! “Oreo Cookies” will flying in her direction in seconds.


4 posted on 04/25/2012 6:55:08 AM PDT by albie
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Racist guilt in that region of Utah will certainly elect her.

Matheson won’t know what hit him.


5 posted on 04/25/2012 6:58:54 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: albie

Black Mormon woman married to a white man.

Brigham Young would have had her and her husband killed. Journal of Discourses vol. 10, page 110.


6 posted on 04/25/2012 7:06:37 AM PDT by lurk
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To: lurk

In June of 1978, after spending much time in prayer, President Spencer W. Kimball received a revelation from the Lord which announced that all worthy male members of the Church could receive the Priesthood. The Lord revealed to President Spencer W. Kimball that the time had come, in His eternal providences, to offer the fullness of the gospel and the blessings of the holy priesthood to all men.
Since that time, the rise of Black Africans joining the Church has increased tremendously. Evidence of this was displayed in 1998 when Gordon B. Hinckley traveled to five different African countries and announced a temple to be built in Ghana. There he was welcomed by thousands of members who not only held the Priesthood but rejoiced at the news of having their own temple. President Hinckley was also the keynote speaker for the 1998 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People conference.
Check you history dude, you sound like a knuckle-dragger!


7 posted on 04/25/2012 7:20:47 AM PDT by Milt3726 (Vote again)
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To: An American!

uh, oh. One of those Christianity destroying Mormons. We better vote against her.


8 posted on 04/25/2012 7:24:20 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: An American!

I just joined her facebook.


9 posted on 04/25/2012 7:28:44 AM PDT by angcat (GO YANKES!)
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To: Springman
Heard on the Randi Rhodes show yesterday, that she “Rasied Taxes” as Mayor of whatever town.

How drunk did she sound?

10 posted on 04/25/2012 7:35:58 AM PDT by dragonblustar (PETA. President Eating Tasty Animals)
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To: FreeAtlanta; Milt3726; lurk

Geez...why oh why is the Mormon thing so important?
Last time I checked the First Amendment still read the same.
Last time I checked there is rarely any hoopla about all the other religions that congress critters ascribe.
But you guys just have to drag “all that Mormon stuff” into it...listen to her speech and see if that isn’t something to be excited...someone who believes in this day and age that each individual should pull themselves up by their own bootstraps and government should just back the hell off.


11 posted on 04/25/2012 7:38:03 AM PDT by An American! (Proud To Be An American!)
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To: lurk

You might want to come in to the 21st century.


12 posted on 04/25/2012 7:40:52 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: An American!

Awesome!!!

Political positions

Love favors eliminating the Department of Education and the Department of Energy, and favors returning health care to the states.[8]

Love said that she favors “fiscal discipline, limited government, and personal responsibility.”[9]

At her college orientation, Love’s father told her: “Mia, your mother and I never took a handout. You will not be a burden to society. You will give back,” a philosophy she underscores on the trail and uses to sum up her conservative views.[10]

Love is pro-life, and supports domestic energy exploration, local control of education, Second Amendment rights, and state control of public lands.[11]

Love’s race has been the subject of much attention, as she is the first black woman mayor in Utah history. [12] She has said that if elected to Congress, she would “join the Congressional Black Caucus and try to take that thing apart from the inside out” and has described the Caucus as “”It’s demagoguery. They sit there and ignite emotions and ignite racism when there isn’t, They use their positions to instill fear. Hope and change is turned into fear and blame. Fear that everybody is going lose everything and blaming Congress for everything instead of taking responsibility.”[13]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mia_Love


13 posted on 04/25/2012 7:45:09 AM PDT by avacado
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To: jersey117

Wow, just watched a bit of her speech. This lady is a dynamo.

Who cares what religion she is — she’s got it going on in terms of lesser government.

Here’s hoping for a lot more exposure for this great conservative lady.


14 posted on 04/25/2012 7:46:10 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Milt3726
Check you history dude, you sound like a knuckle-dragger!

Not sure if you are serious, but the last I checked, Pres. Kimball came AFTER Pres. Young. Kimball's revelation was a direct response to the negative press and outcry from the black population on the suppression of the priesthood for black LDS members.

Pres. Kimball's revelation is in direct conflict with LDS doctrine that says that the black race are under the curse of Ham and/or the curse of Cain and are forbidden from the priesthood.

An early statement by Young about a priesthood ban in the LDS Church was made on February 13, 1849. The statement — which refers to the Curse of Cain as the reason for the policy — was given in response to the question, "What chance is there for the redemption of the Negro?" Young responded, "The Lord had cursed Cain's seed with blackness and prohibited them the Priesthood."

http://signaturebookslibrary.org/?p=445

15 posted on 04/25/2012 7:46:22 AM PDT by rjsimmon (1-20-2013 The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: dragonblustar
Her normal drunkenness. Only able to take a few minutes of her at a time.
16 posted on 04/25/2012 7:56:23 AM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123, Bahbah, and Just Lori.)
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To: lurk

“Black Mormon woman married to a white man. Brigham Young would have had her and her husband killed. Journal of Discourses vol. 10, page 110.”

You’re absolutely right.

I’m a ex-mormon, and I find it bizarre that any black person could join a religion that has stated she is (their words) dark and loathesome, destined to be a servant to white mormons in the afterlife and denied the celestial kingdom solely because of her race, according to the mormon prophets, including Joseph Smith.

That said, if her bona fides are truly conservative, I would vote for her in a heartbeat. The only pause her religion gives me is how the mind works that accepts a faith that has been demeaning, beyond the pale, to her race.

If she’s conservative, she gets the job.

Relating to Romney, I’m not happy with any mormon being the leader of our country, but if he were a true conservative, I could shelve my grievance. But he’s not, and I won’t.

Anti-mormon, you could say. Anti-liberal, definitely. When I vote I figure I’m hiring for a company, and being conservative is the job requirement, no exceptions...and we can argue about God at the end of the day.


17 posted on 04/25/2012 8:06:30 AM PDT by AnTiw1
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To: An American!
Hopefully she is a tough enough cookie to overcome the Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton attacks on her as a "traitor" to the cause.

Go Girl! You have friends at Free Republic.


18 posted on 04/25/2012 8:14:18 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (TIN)
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To: An American!

Let the high-tech lynching begin!


19 posted on 04/25/2012 8:15:34 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: An American!; Milt3726; lurk
I agree with you. I was just being sarcastic.

I am not a Mormon and never will be. I am not intimidated or threatened by them.

I am more concerned with extremist in the Muslim Religion and Radical Leftists (Environmental Religion, Anti-God Religion, Anti-American Religion, Communists, etc)

For the most part, practicing Mormons seem like clean, responsible contributors to society.

20 posted on 04/25/2012 8:30:55 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: AnTiw1
The only pause her religion gives me is how the mind works that accepts a faith that has been demeaning, beyond the pale, to her race.

I feel the same way about blacks becoming muslims. For many blacks in the U.S., the history of slavery is the defining issue in their political make up, yet so many of them join a religion that was instrumental in the enslavement of their ancestors.

21 posted on 04/25/2012 8:34:30 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: An American!

Good news! God bless this woman!


22 posted on 04/25/2012 8:42:16 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: An American!

The lds-org denies that Jesus is the Creator, that everything was created THROUGH Him, BY Him and FOR Him.

Politically, the lds-org philosophy cannot ever be truly "conservative". Why? See my tagline.

23 posted on 04/25/2012 9:26:53 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: An American!
But you guys just have to drag “all that Mormon stuff” into it...

I've heard her interviewed on the radio (don't have tv). Until seeing her picture here on FR a few moments ago, I didn't know she was black.

I was in agreement with everything I heard her say in the interview. If I lived in Utah, she would have my vote and support out on the streets. I believe she has revealed the "content of her character."

24 posted on 04/25/2012 9:33:22 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: Springman

[ Heard on the Randi Rhodes show yesterday, that she “Rasied Taxes” as Mayor of whatever town.

Expect more to come out to discredit her. ]

Know old cow Rhodes said this it is probable this is the scenario:

She probably did raise ONE tax while lowering/eliminating SEVERAL others which lowered the overhead on Collecting taxes and saved the City a whole ton of money in their budget while also lowering the “effective tax rate” of that town.

But of Course Dims think that it would be raising taxes to come up with a FLAT Tax of 10% with no deductions. They of course would rail against it as “Raising Taxes” because it isn’t “Their kind of tax hike”.

DIM Logic: Simplifying the Tax Code = Raising Taxes (but only use this argument to bash the heads of your opponent) They “conveniently ignore” the fact that this can effectively LOWER the effective tax rate.


25 posted on 04/25/2012 10:01:17 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Springman

[ Heard on the Randi Rhodes show yesterday, that she “Rasied Taxes” as Mayor of whatever town.

Expect more to come out to discredit her. ]

FROM WIKI:

During her time in office, Saratoga Springs has experienced considerable growth. When Saratoga Springs became incorporated in 1997, “it was as an agricultural oasis, with just two state roads and scarce infrastructure,” according to The Salt Lake Tribune with a population of 1,000. By 2008, the population was 18,000. Love was part of the city council that approved a transformation from the agriculture tax to municipal tax. She also worked with other city council members to cut expenses, reducing the city’s shortfall during the economic downturn from $3.5 million to $779,000. Saratoga Springs now has the highest possible bond rating for a city of its size: AA+

So basically it was a conversion of the tax from Ag to Urban and THIS is what “Rhandi Rhodes” is flipping a biscuit over????? SHE ALSO CUT EXPENSES!!!!

Expect the Libs to try to destroy her to “make an example of her” because she was never on the “Dummy crat Plantation”.


26 posted on 04/25/2012 10:06:27 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: avacado

Love’s race has been the subject of much attention, as she is the first black woman mayor in Utah history. [12] She has said that if elected to Congress, she would “join the Congressional Black Caucus and try to take that thing apart from the inside out” and has described the Caucus as “”It’s demagoguery. They sit there and ignite emotions and ignite racism when there isn’t, They use their positions to instill fear. Hope and change is turned into fear and blame. Fear that everybody is going lose everything and blaming Congress for everything instead of taking responsibility.”

Oh NO she wants to become a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, In the same way Allen West wants to!!!!! To Take it DOWN!!!

GO LOVE GO!!!!


27 posted on 04/25/2012 10:08:40 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: RobinOfKingston

[ But you guys just have to drag “all that Mormon stuff” into it...

I’ve heard her interviewed on the radio (don’t have tv). Until seeing her picture here on FR a few moments ago, I didn’t know she was black.

I was in agreement with everything I heard her say in the interview. If I lived in Utah, she would have my vote and support out on the streets. I believe she has revealed the “content of her character.” ]

At this point I wouldn’t care if a conservative candidate believed that their God lived as a flea on the ass of an elephant in the middle of the Madrid Zoo and that after they die they will become an alien living on the planet Pandora.

What matters is the CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPLES of LIMITED GOVERNMENT, PROTECTING LIFE, THE RULE OF LAW, and NATIONAL DEFENSE (both at our borders and abroad).

Could care less if don’t believe in JESUS, (It would be very very nice if they did) But I wouldn’t withhold my vote for a this reason allowing a Socialist/Commie DIM (who would say they believe in “Social Justice Jesus”)to get in.

My BEEF with Romney is not that he is Mormon who believes that after he kicks the bucket he will live an eternity on Planet Kolob, my beef with him is all the blatant LIBERAL positions he has taken and his habit of “Getting along to play along” with the enemies of freedom.


28 posted on 04/25/2012 10:18:14 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: avacado
I'd vote for her if she was on my ballot. She's more conservative than Mike Simpson who is my rep in Idaho.
29 posted on 04/25/2012 10:24:12 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: An American!
I totally agree with you. However, we have a few folks here on FR who hold that any candidate for office must swear fealty to the Nicene Creed.

I hope a few of them will show up on this thread so they can demonstrate to you their ignorance.

30 posted on 04/25/2012 10:34:16 AM PDT by Notary Sojac (Ut veniant omnes)
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To: GraceG

We know the libs don’t let facts get in the way of their story.

I listen to lib talk radio enough just to get the talking points, can’t handle much more than that. They aren’t even entertaining.


31 posted on 04/25/2012 10:40:17 AM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123, Bahbah, and Just Lori.)
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To: jersey117

?

Your reply is not pertinent.

I reject what Brigham Young said. He was wrong. But he did say it, and is part of the history of the church.


32 posted on 04/25/2012 10:59:56 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Notary Sojac

Yeah...been around FR a long time...since 1998 if I remember right....so well aware of the ebb and flow of opinions, the euphoria, the defeat and everything in between.
To me this is a good news story...a strong candidate going after an incumbent.
I am VERY VERY ANTI-INCUMBENT for almost all office holders. I will vote for anyone almost over an incumbent. Theory is they can’t be any worse and they aren’t yet corrupted by the system...
Basically you should serve your community a while as a political servant and then get back to the real life and someone else can perform that duty. It should not be a career! Term limits at every level would make me very happy and we would begin to see some light at the end of this tunnel created by an all-consuming power hungry monster.


33 posted on 04/25/2012 11:02:43 AM PDT by An American! (Proud To Be An American!)
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To: Milt3726

“Check you history dude, you sound like a knuckle-dragger!”

Indeed, I recommend a thorough check of LDS history and their statements on black people, including those of Bruce McConkie.

I reject what Brigham Young said in General Conference. But he did say it, and the LDS people must own it.


34 posted on 04/25/2012 11:02:43 AM PDT by lurk
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To: lurk

LDS has nothing to do with this thread thank you very much.
This is about an opponent to an incumbent and I think she is a good candidate to remove another washington 6 term insider. Someday it will probably be her turn to be removed as the system in Washington is highly corrosive and corrupts most.


35 posted on 04/25/2012 11:05:41 AM PDT by An American! (Proud To Be An American!)
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To: fishtank

“The lds-org denies that Jesus is the Creator, that everything was created THROUGH Him, BY Him and FOR Him.”

where did you come up with that belief? i think you have been badly misinformed, or are confused in what you are reading.


36 posted on 04/25/2012 1:59:00 PM PDT by IWONDR
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To: IWONDR; Colofornian; greyfoxx39

Do they believe that Jesus created the universe out of nothing?

mini-ping too


37 posted on 04/26/2012 11:23:34 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: An American!

Dang, someone get a copy of this chart to Mia ASAP!!!

http://mollymuses.wordpress.com/2012/04/21/mormon-flow-chart-for-your-soul/


38 posted on 04/27/2012 2:42:28 PM PDT by Fred (http://etchasketchmittromney.com/)
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To: FreeAtlanta; All

That is my feeling.. Radical Islam is a bigger threat than the LDS..


39 posted on 04/27/2012 8:28:10 PM PDT by KevinDavis (Go Mitt Go!!!)
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To: Springman

Guess you disapprove of Ronald Reagan too. Like everything else, there is always a story behind the raw data.

Just discovered this woman. I hope she succeeds and blows away the DemocRat.

I also hope Romney beats Obama in November and I will work for that also. Its not that ROmney is so good, its that Obama is THAT BAD!!!


40 posted on 05/29/2012 12:50:47 PM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: ZULU

I was just reporting the only thing I had heard about her on lib talk radio. For the record, I do hope she wins, always love to hear the lib whine and cry when an uncle/aunt Tom wins.


41 posted on 05/30/2012 8:01:18 AM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123, Bahbah, and Just Lori.)
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To: Springman

The Libs are pretty sophisticated when it comes to delivering propaganda. And they have the kind of media monopoly which allows employment of selected data and twisted facts.

By the way, I hope the people of Utah FINALLY give Hatch the boot, and replace him with his conservative challenger. Like Luger, he has simply been there far too long. I think a two term limit should be a de facto rule for all levels of government.

Once an incumebnt becomes too entrenched and comfortable, they get too cozy with special interests and forget where they came from. They also become quite generous with their own privileges. And, like Luger, I never though Hatch was all that conservative anyway.


42 posted on 05/30/2012 8:19:21 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: An American!
Mia Love was on live with Greta tonight at the very beginning of Greta's Fox News show... Mia was fantastic!

I hope Mayor Love will be elected in Utah's newly-formed 4th district this November... liberals' heads will explode, LOL!

43 posted on 05/30/2012 7:41:43 PM PDT by nutmeg (So... Clinton was our first black president, and Obama is our first gay president?)
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To: ZULU; Springman
Mia Love was on live with Greta tonight at the very beginning of Greta's Fox News show... Mia was fantastic!

If you missed it, Greta's show re-airs at 1 AM ET. She was Greta's very first guest... about 10:01pm ET.

44 posted on 05/30/2012 7:44:19 PM PDT by nutmeg (So... Clinton was our first black president, and Obama is our first gay president?)
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