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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
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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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