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  •  You should read more... (1+ / 0-)
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    The were kicked out of nearly every town they settled...until they finally went to the most inhospitable place they could find--Salt Lake City, Utah.  Federal troops had to be sent against them during what was known as the Utah War in the 1850s...because they refused to follow federal laws, particularly those outlawing plural marriage.

    Utah, today, remains the most Theocratic state in the American Republic.  

    And, their religion is not Christianity, but more like what Islam is to Judaism.  They are not mainstream in any sense of the word.  

    •  Oh, Good Grief (0+ / 0-)

      Have you ever -- you know -- been to Utah? Lived there?

      "I'll believe that corporations are people when I see Rick Perry execute one."

      by bink on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 12:13:18 PM PST

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      •  Mormonism.. (2+ / 0-) no more perverse or stupid than any of the other deist religions.

        It's just newer.

        I don't fear Romney because I feel that he has a fiendish Mormon plot to be revealed and unleashed once he becomes president.

        I just fear him because he's a nitwit and not fit to be president, and I will be very upset if he wins.

        Lets keep our eye on the ball.

        "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!"

        by jkay on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 01:37:37 PM PST

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    •  there was a state order, Missouri i believe, (2+ / 0-)
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      to remove or "destroy" them.

      there is much to examine on both sides. in pursuit of identifying an ancestor, i found myself right in the thick of this period, historically, and repeat, there is much to examine.

      Addington's perpwalk is the trailhead of accountability for this wound to our national psyche. (But go ahead and arrest Rumsfeld, too.)

      by greenbird on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 12:38:09 PM PST

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