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Bigoted Lou Dobbs Claimed Trump Is Victim Of ‘Globalist Mormon Mafia’

Lou Dobbs has claimed that Donald Trump is the victim of a “globalist” conspiracy by the “Mormon mafia,” and he has derided former GOP nominee Mitt Romney for refusing to support Trump, saying maybe it’s because he is a Mormon and “getting visions.”

October 29, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Salt Lake City, Utah

Trump Could Lose Utah In A General Election

Utah has not voted for a Democratic candidate since Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. But if Trump wins the GOP nomination, anything could happen.

March 22, 2016

In Utah, Many Want Zion Curtain Drinking Laws Drawn Aside

By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times SALT LAKE CITY — The art of bartending, Matthew Pfohl says, is all about the performance, the subtle dance of bottle and glass. Over his career this virtuoso of the high-end pour has dazzled customers, effortlessly grabbing a top-shelf gin, say Bombay Sapphire, and making a delicate decant […]

February 17, 2014

Romney, Perry Spat Brings Mormon/Evangelical Divide To Fore

Rick Perry was introduced by Robert Jeffress, a Baptist church leader, at the Values Voter Summit in Washington Friday. Jeffress later that day called Mormonism a “cult” and said he did not believe Mitt Romney was a Christian. Check out the video: And so the issue of the Republican establishment favorite’s religion — Romney is […]

October 9, 2011

LDS Decides Best Defense Is Offense

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints isn’t political, but its candidates shouldn’t be denied office for being who they are, either, and the group is mounting a PR push to make their case: “We not only don’t want to cross the line” between religion and politics, Michael Purdy, director of the church’s […]

August 3, 2011

Poll: Mormonism Might Sink Romney, Huntsman

Many political pundits seemed to hail the end of prejudice when Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008, a sweeping contrast with Jim Crow and other discriminatory laws and informal terror that had blocked full-scale political participation for African Americans since slaves gained citizenship in the 1860s. But between 20 and 30 percent of American […]

June 20, 2011

Huntsman Announces That He Will Announce Next Tuesday

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, speaking with Richard Nixon’s Secretary of State Henry Kissinger about China policy, told a packed audience at the Reuters building in Times Square just now that he will announce his candidacy for president next Tuesday. The former ambassador to China under President Obama returned to the United States just in […]

June 14, 2011