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Month: September 2008

2008: The Year the Financial Market was Socialized

I have been requested to write some of my thoughts on the “mortgage crisis” and the “bailout” of the financial markets.  I don’t have much time to get into this topic right now, so I’ll just give two thoughts. We have been told how “urgent” this is.  It has to be done before Friday.  Anytime […]

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Will Josh be smart?

Amanda & I were commenting about how smart Mikey is during dinner.  I asked Amanda if she thought Josh would be as smart as Mikey or smarter.  Mikey then said what sounded like “Dumb”.  Amanda & I looked at each other and started laughing.  What Mikey actually said is “Yum”.  His dinner was good, but he […]

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Ron Paul's Presidential Endorsement

“I’ve thought about the unsolicited advice from the Libertarian Party candidate, and he has convinced me to reject my neutral stance in the November election. I’m supporting Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party candidate.” http://www.campaignforliberty.com/blog/?p=582

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Quote of the Moment

“A secret combination that seeks to overthrow the freedom of all land, nations, and countries is increasing in its evil influence and control over America and the entire World”. Ezra Taft Benson LDS General Conference, October 1988

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Home Teaching and Mikey

Every month, when I go home teaching, I take Mikey with me.  I do this for several reasons, among which are; I’m trying to set a good example for him I want him to become friends with others in our ward. I want him to love Church service. Today, with my Home Teaching companion, Mikey & […]

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Chuck Baldwin on KNPR

Independent American Party of Nevada / Constitution Party Presidential Candidate Chuck Baldwin was interviewed yesterday (Friday) by Nevada Public Radio‘s State of Nevada program. Listen to Chuck Baldwin on KNPR’s State of Nevada

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How's that deal?

Mikey’s newest phrase is “How’s that deal?”.  He’ll come up to me and say something like “Daddy, when we get home, can I watch TV?  How’s that deal?”  It’s pretty funny.  We’ve started using that with him now too.  “Mikey, do you want to go do XYZ tomorrow?  Then you have to brush your teeth.  How’s […]

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The Divine Institution of Marriage

The Chuch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has recently released a new 6-page document entitled The Divine Institution of Marriage.  Per the Church: “The Church has a single, undeviating standard of sexual morality: intimate relations are proper only between a husband and a wife united in the bonds of matrimony.   The Church’s opposition […]

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Quote of the Moment

“…Are we reading the Constitution and pondering it? …Are we abiding by these principles and teaching them to others? …Can we recognize when a law is constitutionally unsound? …We must become involved in civic affairs to see that we are properly represented…” Ezra Taft Benson October 1987 General Conference Ensign, November 1987

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Quote of the Moment

In regards to the question of whether to vote for the “Whig” candidate or the “Democratic” candidate in the election of 1844, and his unwillingness to vote for either, the Prophet Joseph Smith stated: “….we shall have the satisfaction of knowing that we have acted conscientiously, and have used our best judgement. And if we […]

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