Teddy and Orrin's friendship was well known. It was clearly Satan's way of keeping a potentially potent adversary off his edge. Orrin was charmed by Teddy and wanted to make nice when he should have been more wary.
I wonder how this may have contributed to his suggestion to Bill Clinton that he nominate Ms. Ginsburg to the Supreme Court?
These stories are tragic but I am afraid that I disagree with Brother Johnston. I learned the 12th Article of Faith those many years ago and I have been answering temple recommend questions for many years on the same subject.
Honesty is the best policy.
I am a big fan of liberal legal immigration but I am totally opposed to illegal immigration.
There have been comments that suggest some of the brethren want to look the other way on it but my answer is say this at your peril. Teaching disrespect for proper authority is insdious and has bad effects.
I have seen what tolerance for illegal immigration does in local units of the church and it isn't Kingdom building.
I have some experience with Hawaii over many years and I think this may be overdrawn. I would have said it was true thirty years ago but not so much any more. Funny that it comes from the Southern Poverty Law Center which I would not have expected to highlight racist acts by people of color.
I do think that the Akaka law referred to in the article is akaka.
This is a Mormon's reaction to politics, the Mormon blogosphere (known as the Bloggernacle) and daily life. I believe that doctrinal witness shouldn't be pseudonymous I won't do that here very much. I think you will all know where I stand.