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Published: Monday, Sept. 24 2012 9:49 a.m. MDT

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JWB
Kaysville, UT

God listens to prayers. This is a God-fearing nation and I am glad that people have had a glimpse of a man that doesn't believe in just his own power. He trusts in God but knows the country can't survive without those General Washington and Founding Father's moments of prayer and meditation. It cannot be done just be man's and woman's power.

Those Pilgrim, Quakers, and many others came and still come to our country to get what no other country can offer in a way we do. They come for a stable environment to raise a family and have the opportunity to excel in whatever trade or ability they have and can learn.

We don't live in a country that was made to force people to live a certain way. They have the opportunity to blend in with others.

Having lived in so many countries that don't have the opportunity to feel safe and secure, phyically, as we do, they live in fear of the governmet to come and take away their property and rights without a review process. I have seen people taken away and accosted by the authorities.

USA

JWB
Kaysville, UT

Does an IPhone make us a powerful nation? Is it the nuclear capability we have with an Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines that are dedicated and have been taught with conviction? We are a powerful nation because we have people that prayed to God and asked for his help as they deliberated and thought about the process for our government and the Constitution of the United States of America. They were not in a vacuum. They had different religious beliefs but believed in a God that helped get them to this area of the new world. God had a place for these men and women of integrity and were God-fearing to come and bring the peoples of the world a better place. A place that is still sought after with law and order and justice, so far.

What a blessing to have this kind of past with good people defending the rights of others around the world, at a cost to our own nation and people. We are blessed by a God that still loves us and will answer our prayers for our good. There are plenty that want to take away that freedom as we live today.

no fit in SG
St.George, Utah

And....
Mitt Romney explains NOW, how he wants sick people to go to the hospital emergency room.
Mitt has come full circle with his opinions/proposals for our country. He has multiple answers for every subject that is important for voters. His answers change with the tide, change with the weather, change with the seasons, change with his location, change with his audience, change with his clothes, change with his increasing wealth, or whatever.
This United States Presidential candidate does not even understand the concept of pressurized cabins inside of airplanes.
And...there are supposedly intelligent, wealthy, patriotic big whigs financing/running this man's campaign?
Will the United States of America awaken up from this Republican Conservative nightmare soon?

Claudio
Springville, Ut

MoJules:

Wives=more than one
Wife's=possession

You would do well to learn the distinction, less you promote the idea that Mr. Romney still continues the polygamy of his ancestors.

Furry1993
Ogden, UT

I really don't see how Willard's prayers are anyone's business but his and our Heavenly Father's. This isn't news.

NedGrimley
Brigham City, UT

Wow, how refreshing that we can all pick little pet names for each of the candidates. Makes you feel like you're back in elementary school...

NedGrimley
Brigham City, UT

Please be sure to point out that BOTH candidates have been seen at their $25,000, $40,000, $50,000 a plate dinners, not just one...or the other. Latest tally shows President Obama has spent over $47 million in advertising just in Ohio, Mitt Romney over $44 million. I don't make that distinction to show one paid more than another, just that to throw stones at one or the other based on money received or money spent is disingenuous.

2 candidates. $90 million in one state. Remind me again what the job pays annually?

JWB
Kaysville, UT

When I see that type of business type activity from President Obama in Ohio, I know that someone in his camp must have some smarts. Or it could be that they are just matching what Governor Romney's camp is doing to balance out the efforts.

Of the battlegrounds, Ohio has so much for Obama due to the auto bailout and the Unions he has in his hip pocket.

Governor Romney is going after the people of Ohio as a whole and not just those specific industries. He wants to be the President of the whole United States of America and not specific pockets.

Many are against him because he has done well, both with his family, business, volunteer work and with government endeavors.

He doesn't want all this partisianship that the Democrats have made over the past 50 years. Many decisions have been made by states and the federal government to aid in getting votes by entrenching people into entitlements.

We are a country and people that give for others to gain in knowledge, power and prestige. However, when you give so much, later generations perceive that as a handout that is earned by them forever and ever.

atl134
Salt Lake City, UT

@JWB
"God listens to prayers. "

Sure, but that doesn't mean that the people making the prayer requests get what they want.

"Many are against him because he has done well, both with his family, business, volunteer work and with government endeavors."

That's silly. Most people are against him because they hate their policies. Him being wealthy isn't a problem in and of itself. However, having a wealthy guy talking about how we need to make hard choices for deficit reduction and then picking a VP nominee whose budget would have eliminated the capital gains tax effectively knocking Romney's tax rate to 0... that annoys people and makes them think he only cares about the rich.

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