Tag Archive | slavery
San Antonio MHA 2014
I thoroughly enjoyed MHA 2014 here in San Antonio, and getting to meet some other bloggers like Clean Cut and Matt W from New Cool Thang. I didn’t live blog MHA like Kevin Barney did at By Common Consent, but thought I’d give a “quick” recap of the happenings there. (Kevin and I obviously overlapped […]
Jefferson’s Paradoxical Views on Race
I came across an interesting documentary called Thomas Jefferson: A View from the Mountain on Netflix. I watched it because I could see it was no longer going to be streamed, and I’m glad I did. (I hope it will be available again.) While the LDS Church often gets a bad rap about the ban […]
Utah Mormons used to be Democrats. What happened?
Utah is considered one of the “Reddest” of “Red States” (Republicans.) Mitt won 90% of republican votes in the recent primary, and Utah has had a Republican Governor for the last 22 years, and counting. However, it was not always so. Between 1917 and 1985, 6 of 9 Utah governor’s were Democrats. When the Republican […]