“Mitt Romney is the 2016 Republican front-runner”

County map of the 2012 presidential election (Romney in red; Obama in blue; deeper color indicates clearer margin)

   Sadly,  I doubt it. But I would be delighted if it turned out to be true. http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/mitt-romney-is-the-2016-republican-front-runner-20140130 The nation passed up a wonderful opportunity in 2012. If a "Draft Romney" movement gets underway, I'll join.  Posted from Tallahassee, Florida    … [Read more...]

Good thinking

Princeton University (Click to enlarge.  Click again to enlarge further.)

    I'd like to introduce you to a blog maintained by Robert George, one of the most impressive contemporary social/religious conservative thinkers in America: http://www.firstthings.com/author/robert-p-george  Posted from Tallahassee, Florida    … [Read more...]

The Prince of Darkness

If the Democrats are looking for an alternative . . .

 One of my least favorite politicians -- but a potential challenger to Mrs. Clinton: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/369338/cuomo-still-prince-darkness-andrew-stiles  Posted from Tallahassee, Florida   … [Read more...]

Temple Blessings in El Salvador

© Stanley Espinoza (2012) (Click to enlarge)

  I didn't have a blog when this appeared, but I enjoyed watching it just now and want to share it: http://www.lds.org/pages/mormon-messages#temple-blessings-in-el-salvador  Posted from Tallahassee, Florida    … [Read more...]

“Look to Utah, Mr. President”

Near Red Castle Lake, in Utah's High Uintas Wilderness Area

  http://www.nationalreview.com/article/369895/look-utah-mr-president-orrin-hatch   Posted from Tallahassee, Florida    … [Read more...]

The Most Moved Mover

James Tissot, "Jésus pleura" (Jesus wept) -- Brooklyn Museum (Click to enlarge)

   Reconsidering the emotions of God: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865595143/The-most-moved-mover.html  Posted from Tallahassee, Florida    … [Read more...]

Awwwww. They’re so CUTE!

The perfect gift!

   Posted from Orlando, Florida    … [Read more...]

“The Abrahamic Covenant”

Abraham, father of the faithful

  Jeffrey Bradshaw, Craig Foster, and Martin Tanner focus, in this the fifty-seventh (57th) Interpreter Foundation scripture roundtable, on the seventh lesson in the 2014 Old Testament Gospel Doctrine manual: http://www.mormoninterpreter.com/scripture-roundtable-57-old-testament-gospel-doctrine-lesson-7-the-abrahamic-covenant/ We hope that these will be useful to Gospel Doctrine teachers and students.  Posted from Orlando, … [Read more...]