Jon Huntsman, Sr: Tithing Isn’t a Charitable Donation

Posted by in Religion on 11. Dec, 2014 | No Comments Yet

After reading some recent debates in online Mormon forums about whether paying tithing should count as giving to charity and/or count in surveys about charitable giving, I encountered an interesting statement from Utah billionaire Jon Hunstman, Sr (he’s the father of the Jon Huntsman who ran for president in 2008). He weighed in: They require […]

Romney and Huntsman Get Science

Romney and Huntsman Get Science

Posted by in Politics, Science on 07. Jun, 2011 | No Comments Yet

I ran across some encouraging news today: presidential candidate Mitt Romney and likely presidential candidate Jon Huntsman both accept the science on global warming.

Defending Jon Huntman’s “Heresy”

Defending Jon Huntman’s “Heresy”

Posted by in Politics, Religion on 13. May, 2011 | 2 Comments

So I’m seeing potential 2012 presidential candidate Jon Huntsman take a lot of heat lately about his particular religious views. You might at first think I meant to say Mitt Romney, and that I meant 2008. Nope. In fact, that’s the ironic thing about it: many of the same people I see now assailing Huntsman for his religion were the same ones crying foul when Romney took heat in 2008 for his religion.