Economic Freedom of North America: 2011

I think this report should be required reading for all people. especially if you live here in New Mexico. See the graph on the first page, and look for where you live. Where does your state stand? Open publication – Free publishing

Mormanity: Mitt Romney and the Mormon Question

From Jeff Lindsay’s Blog– Mormanity – A Mormon Blog (But Not Just for Mormons): Mitt Romney and the Mormon Question: ‘via Blog this’ I had a call from a significant journalist in the US who wanted to discuss my views on anti-Mormonism and Mitt Romney. I accepted the interview, hoping that somehow I might do more good than harm in spite …

My New Non-Profit

My girlfriend and I have decided to start a non-profit organization to help the homeless get through the winter. Details coming soon!

What is a Libertarian?

Now I have tried to address this question several times so far, and I intend on publishing a short essay more fully investigating what it really means to be a libertarian.  Until then, watch this video.  🙂

“Practical” Solutions to the US Debt Situation

Ok so these are not really “practical”, but they are funny.  The first 5 are originals.  Submit a joke or two of your own to: howamormonthinks@gmail.com.  The best will be published and updated here.  Also, please feel free to share this post and invite your friends to crack a joke or two! 1. Rent out the white house for parties, …

General Conference!!!

The General Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah Conference is about to begin!!! In a few hours General Conference will begin, and the Spirit will be spilled upon it’s listeners in it’s fullness.  I am totally psyched for this years conference: as there are many new things in my life and in the world at large that have changed …

The Heavens Are Still Open!

The Conference Center in Salt Lake City, UTdirectly across the street from Temple Square General Conference is coming up, and for those of you that are unfamiliar with LDS culture, it’s a pretty big deal.  “The reason I say “big deal” is because, for Mormons at least, we believe that this is an opportunity for us to hear counsel from …

Gary Johnson: The Quip Heard Around the World (Well, Sorta)

Ok I’m gonna bite.  I just recently saw the most recent GOP Presidential debate, and I actually enjoyed it (parts of it anyway).  My candidate, Gary Johnson, was actually on the stage!!! *gasp*  Throughout the entire debate, the moderators tried to give as much fair time to each candidate to answer questions from Youtubers around the United States–However, Rick Perry and …

Letter to Kayla (2003)

     For those of you that don’t know me, I first became converted to the church when I was 18.  A large portion of my conversion came through independent study of all sides of the argument, (including the sides that were not favorable towards the church).  So I am no stranger to Antis, their “arguments” and false arguments, and …

Who is the “Captain of Thy Soul?”

These two poems juxtaposed next to each other was absolutely instrumental to my conversion to the church.  The first poem is a by a well known and celebrated poet and writer from the 19th century, the other is simply a member of the Quorum of the Twelve responding to the first, as he was apparently offended by it.  Both poems …