Prisoner for Polygamy

March 3, 2008

Just finished reading Rudger Clawson’s memoirs of his life in the Utah Pen.  It was certainly interesting stuff.  His coverage of simple things like the food, the life in the general, being forced to worship like Protestants, and so many other things really is an education.

One the most interesting situations is when Lorenzo Snow, President of the Quorum of the Twelve is imprisoned and how he dealt with life in jail.  Clawson relates one story of the Warden being told that Clawson was passing letters to Snow amongst others without the Warden seeing them. Read the rest of this entry »


Mormon verses Mormon Alberta’s bellweather riding

March 3, 2008

Broyce JacobsBroyce Jacobs former MLA Progressive Conservatives

Paul Hinman, Wildrose Alliance Party

 These two gentlemen are both LDS, this election is basically a rematch of the 2004 election where Hinman beat Jacobs by 125 votes.  Read the rest of this entry »