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  • Romney rips 2016 also-rans for losing to Trump

    06/11/2016 1:33:35 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 148 replies
    Politico ^ | June 11, 2016 | By Alex Isenstadt
    Mitt Romney laid into the large and rambunctious group of 2016 Republican candidates here on Saturday, arguing that they deserved a share of blame for the rise of Donald Trump. During a question-and-answer session with CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer before around 250 Republican donors gathered here for the Romney-hosted Experts and Enthusiasts summit, the former Massachusetts governor said this years group of primary candidates misplayed their hand. By spending months attacking each other and ignoring Trump, he argued, they made a severe tactical error that allowed Trump who Romney has criticized as a "con man" and a "fraud" ...
  • Watching Trump and Sanders, Mitt Romney says he gets it: ‘We’re just mad as hell’

    02/24/2016 10:03:49 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 84 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 24 , 2016 | Robert Costa
    In his most extensive remarks yet on the 2016 presidential race, Mitt Romney on Tuesday said he shared the feeling of many Americans that Washington has failed them and urged national leaders to take on big problems, including issues that the GOP has rarely put at the fore during the past year, such as climate change, poverty, education and income inequality.
  • Sister Wives stars cite gay marriage ruling in bid to legalize polygamy

    08/28/2015 4:22:38 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 42 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/28/15 | Dustin Siggins
    DENVER, CO, August 28, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- While gay "marriage" activists claimed that the Supreme Court's marriage decision wouldn't open the door to polygamy, five people from the show "Sister Wives" want the 10th Circuit Court to disagree. "This case is about criminalization of consensual relations and there are 21st century cases rather than 19th century cases," said attorney Jonathan Turley in a filing. "It is clear that states can no longer use criminal codes to coerce or punish those who choose to live in consensual but unpopular unions." In a case that was filed in 2011, "Sister Wives" star...
  • Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments

    10/22/2014 6:52:54 AM PDT · by C19fan · 145 replies
    AP ^ | October 22, 2014 | Brady McCombs
    The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol of Latter-day Saints' devotion to God. The four-minute video on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' website compares the white, two-piece cotton "temple garments" to holy vestments worn in other religious faiths such as a Catholic nun's habit or a Muslim skullcap.
  • Here It Is! In HD! MITT:Official Trailer In All Its Wondrous Magic Underwear Glory!

    12/18/2013 4:03:41 PM PST · by lbryce · 18 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 18, 2013 | Staff
    Official Title:MITT - Official Trailer - A Netflix original documentary - HD Published on Dec 18, 2013 A Netflix original documentary, Mitt is a rare and intimate account of one man's quest for the presidency. Given unprecedented access by Mitt Romney and his family for six years, Mitt follows the former governor's presidential aspirations, from Christmas 2006 to his initial run to become the Republican nominee in 2008 and through his Presidential concession speech in 2012. Director Greg Whiteley ("New York Doll," "Resolved") travels alongside the campaign through interactions with potential voters, preparations for the debates, personal moments with his...
  • Baracks nuts for Beckham - US President wears David's pants

    07/20/2012 6:34:45 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 13 replies
    The Sun ^ | July 20, 2012 | STEPHEN MOYES
    BARACK Obama wears David Beckhams tight-fitting boxers, The Sun can reveal. Becks sent the US president a box of around 50 pairs after learning Obama AND wife Michelle were big fans of his underwear range. The footie ace who models the pants he designed himself found out the Obamas were fans after meeting them in Washington earlier this year. A source close to the White House said yesterday: David promised to send a box of his undies to the President and Michelle has insisted that her husband wears them! Becks, 37 whose briefs are part of...
  • The Truth About Mormonism

    04/15/2012 9:22:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 163 replies ^ | April 15, 2012 | Stephen Smoot
    Being a Mormon isn't an easy path. Heather Beeseck, a sophomore secondary education major at Potomac State College, would know. She has been involved with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for two years and was baptized into the faith on August 6, 2011. The Church, according to the National Review, is the fourth largest religious organization in the United States. Its numbers expand at 2.5 percent higher rates than the Roman Catholic Church and may soon pass the United Methodist Church in size. Matt Slick of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry published estimates that 800...
  • If Romney wins Tuesday and garners the nomination, should the Tea Party field a candidate?

    01/26/2012 11:13:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 177 replies · 1+ views
    FreeRepublic | January 27, 2012 | 2ndDivisionVet
    It's looking more and more like the RINO, country club, elitist attacks on Newt Gingrich are having their intended effect and that Mitt Romney will win in Florida and possibly take the Republican nomination. I don't know about you, but I'm up to **here** with the "lesser of two evils" nonsense and I very much doubt that Mitt will choose Sarah Palin or someone like her as his VP. What to do, then? I'm open to any and all suggestions.
  • These moms are Mormon mythbusters

    01/13/2012 10:10:00 PM PST · by Saundra Duffy · 217 replies
    Mail Tribune ^ | January 9, 2012 | Teresa Ristow
    Shawnie Cannon is tired of hearing people spit out misinformation and believe rumors about her religion. "We are not barefoot and pregnant," said Cannon, who was born into an inactive Mormon family and found the religion herself at age 12. Cannon and four other Southern Oregon mothers Kitti Chandler, Kirsten Savage, Heidi Jarvis and Lisa Anderson have dubbed themselves the "Mysterious Mormon Moms" and banded together to produce a podcast about their religion. The podcast debuted early last month, and aims to dismiss what Cannon believes are common misconceptions about being a Mormon, a member of The Church...
  • Inside Romney controversy at conservative forum (It was about Bryan Fischer not Jeffress)

    10/09/2011 12:34:32 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 82 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 7, 2011 | Byron York
    In the days before the Values Voter Summit in Washington, aides to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney grew concerned about a speaker scheduled to appear shortly after Romney's speech on Saturday morning. Before such events, campaign aides routinely check who will be speaking before and after Romney; it's normal due diligence to know if there are any speakers who might be sources of controversy. [snip] That's when what had begun as an issue of concern over a variety of intolerant remarks turned into a Mormon issue. Seeing Jeffress' words, Bennett decided to include a passage in his speech addressing the...
  • Romney Time: Christie holdout GOP bundlers ready to settle for Mitt [retread troll zot]

    10/04/2011 1:33:17 PM PDT · by Hawk720 · 152 replies
    Capital NY ^ | 10/04/2011 | Reid Pillifant
    With Governor Chris Christie confirming today that he won't seek the presidency, some big-name donors are finally ready to commit themselves to Mitt Romney. "A lot of us who normally would have been in this presidential race a long time ago, have been waiting for Christie to make a decision," said Georgette Mosbacher, a Republican uber-fund-raiser and finance co-chair of the Republican National Committee who was among a group of Republican bundlers hoping to convince Christie to enter the race. "I think tomorrow, well be contacting one another and probably put something together with Romney." [...] At a meeting with...
  • A Campaign For Every Viewpoint, Romney 2012

    06/01/2011 3:29:08 PM PDT · by CharlyFord · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 29, 2011 | SerumVerum
    A Campaign For Every Viewpoint, Romney 2012
  • Utah artist's work to hang in U.S. Army War College

    06/02/2011 12:45:39 AM PDT · by Heuristic Hiker · 7 replies
    KSL News ^ | May 16th, 2011 | Kathy Aiken
    FRUIT HEIGHTS Utah's Chad Hawkins is well known for his paintings of Latter-day Saint temples. But he recently won a major commission to create a scene from Afghanistan. In 2007, Hawkins traveled to Afghanistan to work on a project. "When I got there it was horrible," he said. "To me, it wasn't third-world conditions. It was Stone Age." Chad Hawkins Despite those conditions, little did Hawkins know that visit would eventually turn into one of the most significant works of his career. With that experience, along with his extensive background, Hawkins won the commission from the U.S. Army War...
  • Can we please keep comments about the Mormon faith off the political discussion threads?

    05/24/2011 4:07:08 PM PDT · by ken5050 · 1,076 replies · 1+ views
    one man's opinion...
    As we enter the GOP primary season, I'm starting to notice more and more an annoying trend here in FR. It seems as though everytime there's an article, or someone posts a comment about Romney, either pro or con, it nearly always devolves into an extended, and acrimonious discussion about the Mormon faith. Those who defend it, and those who, for whatever reasons, can't abide it, both sides seem determined to wage an "end of times" batte on all the FR threads. Frankly, I'm tired of it, and just wish it would stop. I think that probably 99% of others...
  • Should 'Magic Underwear' Disqualify a Presidential Candidate?

    02/16/2011 4:40:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | February 15, 2011 | Anthony Ventre
    At CPAC, Mitt Romney underscored President Obama's shortcomings, describing him as a "weak president." Romney hasn't announced candidacy for the presidency of the U.S. but his CPAC speech last week officially signaled it was open season. Amid largely insincere calls for "civil discourse" in politics, 2012 promises to be just the opposite. The Internet, a double-edged sword often wielded anonymously, carries dark messages which sometimes bubble to the media surface. The same internet that bristles with the "news" that President Obama is a Muslim tells us that Mitt Romney wears "magic underwear." If there were such a thing, I would...

    04/20/2008 3:30:27 PM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 194 replies · 595+ views
    Self | April 20, 2008 | Vanity
    Watching the videos, including the tours of the ranch, listening to the interviews and news reports it became clear that the women and children are living in a prison inside the gates of the FLDS YFZ Ranch Compound in Eldorado, Texas. It's run like a state prison anywhere in the US. Anyone else notice that? Nobody can leave, they are locked in, they have practically no contact with the outside world, they have work duties, they wear uniforms. The children have a restricted outside play area. There is a code like in a gang of deception. Initially the men told...
  • Hey! I'm A Candidate for Change, Too! (Romney's New Spin)

    01/04/2008 10:04:28 AM PST · by greyfoxx39 · 27 replies · 147+ views
    National Review ^ | January 4, 2007 | Byron York
    Friday, January 04, 2008 Hey! I'm A Candidate for Change, Too! [Byron York] Team Romney sent out an email this morning headlined "GOVERNOR ROMNEY ADVANCES HIS MESSAGE OF CHANGE IN WASHINGTON." It includes a quote from CBS this morning in which Romney, who has invested a lot of time defending George W. Bush, appeared to argue that while voters want change in Washington, they don't necessarily want it in the White House but in any event, they want change, and he is the candidate of change: "Well, you know, I think the race in Iowa was really a very...
  • 21 Questions Answered About Mormon Faith

    12/18/2007 7:51:47 AM PST · by Zakeet · 1,323 replies · 598+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 18, 2007 compiled a list of 21 questions representing some widely-held beliefs and misconceptions about Mormonism, and posed them to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Church objected to answering some of the questions on the grounds that they misrepresent the basic tenets of the Mormon religion. "Many of these questions are typically found on anti-Mormon blogs or Web sites which aim to misrepresent or distort Mormon doctrines," the Church said in a statement. "Several of these questions do not represent ... any serious attempt to depict the core values and beliefs of its members." Here are the...
  • One Nation Under Mitt

    12/07/2007 5:53:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies · 127+ views ^ | December 7, 2007 | Kathleen Parker
    WASHINGTON -- Voters may not know any more about Mormonism than they did before Mitt Romney's faith speech on Thursday, but they surely know more about what it means to be an American. Romney's much-anticipated address from the George H.W. Bush library at Texas A&M reminded Americans of some fundamental truths that often get lost in the guerrilla warfare of presidential politics. He made two important points clear: Freedom and religious liberty are inextricably linked. And, though Romney's religion informs his life, leaders of his church will not inform his decisions as president. That second statement is essentially a reiteration...
  • Mitt Romney is a Mormon and I am a Baptist: Get Over It!

    10/29/2007 8:28:33 AM PDT · by Invisigoth · 902 replies · 591+ views
    North Star Writers Group ^ | October 29, 2007 | Herman Cain
    The Baptists, Methodists, Catholics, Lutherans, Pentecostals, Mormons and a few other faiths have three things in common they believe in Jesus Christ, that He is the Son of God and that He died and was resurrected for our sins. So whats the problem? The political pundits continue to try and make Mitt Romneys religious beliefs a big issue as he runs for the Republican presidential nomination. Different denominations of Christianity are just that different denominations which means different worship practices of the same fundamental Christian beliefs. Some people have commented that they cannot support Mitt Romney because...
  • Liquor commissioner wants booze out of view

    10/26/2007 7:13:42 AM PDT · by Cagey · 71 replies · 46+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 10-25-2007 | Dawn House
    Coray says a glass wall isn't enough to ensure diners aren't offended. Liquor control commissioner Bobbie Coray asked her colleagues on Wednesday to consider a rule to cover up bottles of booze displayed at restaurants because some diners may be offended at the sight of alcohol. A glass partition between bartenders and customers required under current regulations may not be enough, Coray told her fellow liquor control commissioners at their monthly meeting. Coray, a lone holdout opposing liquor licenses for strip bars, now wants the commission to place more restrictions on glass partitions in restaurants. She called the partitions "a...
  • Romney Cant Believe Hes Losing to These Guys

    10/17/2007 7:54:27 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 64 replies · 109+ views
    New York Observer ^ | October 16, 2007 | Jennifer Rubin
    On paper, Mitt Romney seems the most attractive G.O.P. contender. He has business and executive experience, a fine family and no connection to the Washington mess. Yet his chance to win the nomination is slipping away. His national poll numbers barely hit double digits, his New Hampshire lead is vanishing, and hes spending millions of dollars just to keep afloat. As he stood next to Fred Thompson at the Dearborn debate looking puzzled, one was reminded of the Saturday Night Live skit in which the Michael Dukakis character looked at the George H. W. Bush figure and said incredulously, I...
  • 2008 Presidential Candidates Mixed Drinks

    10/14/2007 3:05:25 PM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 13 replies · 43+ views
    Please help me come up with a list of mixed drinks to name after the 2008 Presidential candidates
  • 2002 Romney flier promotes 'gay' rights

    09/23/2007 8:51:54 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 98 replies · 928+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9/21/07 | WorldNetDaily
    A website paid for and authorized by the Massachusetts Democratic Party has posted a picture of a flier reportedly passed out at a 2002 'gay pride' event by then-gubernatorial candidate Mitt Romney expressing support for homosexual rights. The flier, on red paper, claims to have been paid for by "the Romney for Governor Committee and the Kerry Murphy Healey Committee" and reads, "Mitt and Kerry wish you a great Pride Weekend. All citizens deserve equal rights, regardless of sexual preference." The flier was posted as a "viewer submission" to," a website run by the Massachusetts Democrat Party: "Viewer submission...
  • Essay Links (School)Vouchers to Saving Mormon Culture

    09/17/2007 8:58:02 AM PDT · by colorcountry · 40 replies · 1,578+ views
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A conservative think tank is distributing a lengthy essay on the history of education in Utah that implies that if Mormons don't vote in favor of the state's school voucher law that they could face cultural extinction. The Mormon-oriented Sutherland Institute bought advertisements in Utah's two largest newspapers to publish its essay, which says public schools were introduced in Utah by federal officials who wanted to end The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' control of the state. "The object was to provide a broader context, not just for the voucher debate but for...
  • Atheist, Muslim candidates worry voters

    09/09/2007 11:13:20 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 587+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/9/07 | AP
    WASHINGTON - One in four people in the U.S. said in a recent poll that they would be less likely to support a presidential candidate who is Mormon, an ominous sign for Republican contender Mitt Romney. Yet the survey found two groups, atheists and Muslims, were even less likely to win votes. Sixty-one percent of those questioned said they would be less likely to support a presidential candidate who did not believe in God. Forty-five percent said the same for a Muslim contender. Only 5 percent or fewer said they would be likelier to support candidates who were atheists, Muslims...
  • Transcript: Mitt Romney on 'FOX News Sunday'(Mitt Romney misrepresents Ronald Reagan's record on abo

    08/13/2007 5:54:55 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 299 replies · 2,615+ views
    Fox News Sunday ^ | August 12, 2007
    On yesterday's show, Mitt Romney once again misrepresented Ronald Reagan's record on abortion to justify, and obscure, his own 35 year hardcore pro-abortion record: FOX NEWS SUNDAY August 12, 2007 CHRIS WALLACE: "For eight years -- eight years -- you said that you would protect and respect a woman's right to choose."ROMNEY: "Yes. Yeah, that's right. ...And you know what? I'm following in some pretty good footsteps. It's exactly what Ronald Reagan did. As governor, he was adamantly pro-choice. He became pro-life as he experienced life."
  • Telling the Truth About Mormonism . . . in the Slimiest Way Possible

    08/09/2007 5:16:04 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 409 replies · 7,457+ views
    Let’s cherry-pick two columns for today’s post- “Yes, Romney Needs to Answer Questions” from the Philadelphia Inquirer, being reprinted in other regional papers today, and “Mitt’s Faith Isn’t an Issue: As Governor, He Didn’t Try to Convert Us” from yesterday’s Boston Herald. For two columns that reach exactly opposite conclusions, it’s remarkable how similar these two pieces are. The formula, copied from an infinite number of columns written before them, goes like this: Question- is Mitt Romney weird by association with Mormonism? Analysis: Look at all the weird stuff Mormons believe! (List Exhibits A through L, with appropriate phrasing to...
  • Video: Mitt on Mormonism unplugged

    08/05/2007 8:14:27 AM PDT · by bnelson44 · 70 replies · 1,198+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 8/5/07
    Find out what happens when social cons stop being polite and start getting real. Barnett has background; the magic begins when the headphones come off, but theres an early detour through crackpotville when the host urges Mitt in the event that hes elected to invite the Supreme Court to step outside. video at link
  • Tribal Custom Means a Husband Never Sees His Wife's Face

    08/05/2007 8:33:40 AM PDT · by JCG · 53 replies · 1,626+ views
    Arab News (The Middle East's Leading English Language Daily) ^ | 4 September 2003 | Raid Qusti, Riyadh Bureau Chief
    One of the most remarkable among the many and varied tribal customs that survive in Saudi Arabia is one that forbids anyone at all seeing a woman’s face. In parts of the Al-Kharj region, not even a woman’s husband and children are permitted to see her face uncovered.In interviews with Al-Kharj residents, Sayidaty, a sister publication of Arab News, heard that often the first time even a daughter sees her mother’s face is after the mother’s death.“I always dreamt of seeing my mother’s face because I am a woman like her,” resident Hissa Al-Massareir told the magazine. “But because of...
  • What Romney really said about Hezbollah -- WE MUST DEFEAT GROUPS LIKE HEZBOLLAH

    08/03/2007 2:14:24 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 91 replies · 861+ views
    Ntional Review Online ^ | August 03, 2007
    Romney and Hezbollah [Kathryn Jean Lopez] Here's the campaign's response: GOVERNOR ROMNEY WE MUST DEFEAT GROUPS LIKE HEZBOLLAH "Governor Romney believes that bloodthirsty terrorist organizations like Hezbollah and Hamas have smothered the progress of the people and nations where they have built their networks, Lebanon serving as an example. These terror organizations cannot and should not be allowed to gain an advantage with the citizenry in Muslim nations just because they mask their terror agenda with an offering of some vital services. America can make great progress and provide more stability by creating partnerships with moderate Muslim governments to...
  • Romney: Hezbollah role model for U.S

    08/02/2007 10:33:09 PM PDT · by captjanaway · 28 replies · 591+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 2, 2007 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney has cited the social welfare network of the Lebanese Hezbollah terror group as a role model the U.S. should copy to help promote "goodness" and "freedom" around the world. Sections of Hezbollah's social welfare network, including schools and camps, are routinely used by the terror group to indoctrinate students in anti-Israel propaganda, instruct in military tactics and promote Shiite Islamic beliefs, including the waging of a final, apocalyptic world battle against "evil."
  • Poll deems Romney most religious of all White House hopefuls

    07/14/2007 5:16:49 AM PDT · by TAdams8591 · 654 replies · 4,769+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 7-13-2007 | Thomas Burr
    Click photo to enlargeMitt Romney (The Associated Press)1WASHINGTON - Many pundits have said that presidential candidate Mitt Romney's Mormon faith will be a hindrance to his 2008 bid, but a new poll shows that voters believe he is more religious than any of the other contenders out there. A Time magazine poll hitting newsstands this week asked voters whether each candidate is a "person of strong religious faith." One in four voters say that Romney is, more than Barack Obama, John Edwards, Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Rudy Giuliani. Previous polls have all shown that a distinct swath of voters...
  • Should Christians Vote for Mormons?

    05/02/2007 7:28:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 899 replies · 8,693+ views
    Washington Post/Newsweek ^ | May 2, 2007 | Dr. John Mark Reynolds
    Mitt Romney is a picture perfect Republican candidate for President. Some on the left have suggested that Romney carries extra baggage: He is a member of the LDS (Mormon) Church. Will traditional Christians vote for a Mormon? Traditional Christians believe their faith can inform politics. Other faiths can reach similar conclusions and become allies. Americans are electing the President of the United States not the Patriarch of Antioch, the Bishop of Rome, or the President of the Southern Baptist Convention. Any labeling of Mormons as too weird to serve the public sets a risky precedent that will come back to...
  • Romney's assimilationist act raises more Mormon questions

    03/16/2007 4:14:50 AM PDT · by siunevada · 200 replies · 1,635+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | March 14, 2007 | Mark Silk
    How much of a ''Mormon question'' does former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney face in his presidential campaign? According to recent polls, a quarter of Americans say they wouldn't vote for a Mormon as president. That compares with only 5 percent who say they wouldn't vote for a Catholic or a Jew. Romney's biggest problem is with evangelicals, who constitute nearly half of all Republican primary voters in the South and more than one-third in the Midwest. A Rasmussen poll shows that 53 percent of evangelicals wouldn't vote for a Mormon as president. If that is anything close to right, Romney...