September 2006


Update: As of 10/1/06 at approximately 1:04 p.m., this particular post is ranked number 6 in all of WordPress.com Blog posts today. Thanks to all of you who have stopped by to make this the case. The words of living Prophets and Apostles are important and certainly worthy of a spot on WordPress.com’s top 10 list. Hat tip to Danithew at Blognitive Dissonance.

5:00 p.m. Conducting Thomas S. Monson, First Counselor, First Presidency

Choir Brigham City UT Melchizedek Priesthood Choir

President Hinckley Presiding. (more…)

salt-lake-temple.jpgThis is the second session of the Church’s Semiannual General Conference originating from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, headquarters for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For information about the first session held this morning, see this post here. (more…)

tabernacle_choir.jpgYep, it’s that time again–the first weekend in October, marks the semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today is the 176th Semiannual General Conference. Around the Bloggernacle there are a few open threads, here, and here, If I find more, I will list them as well. I also have it on good authority that the Bloggernacle Times will be featuring posts on some talks as well, so make sure to check them out.  For information on the second session see here. (more…)

hinckley_mr.jpgPresident Gordon B. Hinckley is reporting on the eve of the Church’s 176′th Semi-annual General Conference that he is cancer free. (more…)

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, taken 1937 for the federal government and is public domain in the US. (more…)

warrensjeffs.jpegThe Salt Lake Tribune and KVOA Tucson are reporting that Warren Jeffs will appear via video link from Purgatory. I guess I should add that is the name of the correctional facility (jail) where he’s being held–but it sounds better if I were to just leave it Purgatory ;-). And, he gets to appear wearing a suit like the photo above if he wants, instead of appearing like this:

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Today’s Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune run a story harkening back to yesteryear in Utah history. From the Deseret News: (more…)

The Wall Street Journal’s John Fund has Mitt Romney riding high in today’s column here. Fund concedes John McCain is currently the GOP’s front runner; however, the question that remains is who will be McCain’s challenger from the right? Fund then makes the argument that Mitt Romney is the likely candidate to fit that bill. (more…)

For those who stop by here, but don’t frequent other bloggernacle sites, I’ve posted, over at Bloggernacle Times, a piece on the ongoing torture debate in our country–from this Latter-day Saint’s perspective. I hope you will take some time to look it over and let me know what’s missing, or wrong, or whatever. Also, I’d recommend from a political perspective you take a look at a new political blog over at The Good Democrat, where there are several good posts on the torture issue, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and finally here.

warren-jeffs.jpgWarren Jeffs, arrested outside of Las Vegas on 8/29/06 has now begun his journey through the legal system. I have decided to post periodic Jeffs’ updates as he continues his legal journey. The case has many fascinating aspects, and is clearly a popular topic, from a legal standpoint and also cultural. (more…)

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