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Mormonism: The Big Con series

Finished up yet another episode of my Mormonism series:Mormonism: The Big Con? pt 4.



This episode covers the "Anti-bank" scandal (aka how to set up a personal piggy bank and fleece the flock).  Joe up on charges of conspiracy to commit murder and other various counts. And, the power struggle picks up speed with the different sides (each with Big Daddy on…

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Added by Dave Kilby on November 7, 2013 at 1:13pm — No Comments

"Mormonism: “The Big Con?”(pt 3)

Just wrapping up ? "Mormonism: “The Big Con?”(pt 3). http://grumblesfromanoldgrouch.com/mormonism-the-big-con-a-religious-wrong-special-report-pt-3/



This one covers the church's confused (and confusing) race relations, the Zion's Camp fiasco, Joe's Word of Wisdom hypocrisy, the "Book of Abraham" (NOT!) and a romp in the hay with 16 yo Fanny Alger.

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Added by Dave Kilby on October 22, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

The Religious Wrong (pt. 3) ready for reading.

I've just finished up on the latest installment of my "Religious Wrong" series on "Grumbles From an Old Grouch" [http://grumblesfromanoldgrouch.com/the-religious-wrong-pt-3/]

This episode begins the coverage of the 19th century and mostly deals with "The 2nd Great Awakening" and its effects on today. A lot of "what is" is because of "what was". I tossed in a few Utopias, a riot or two, a few snarks here…

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Added by Dave Kilby on September 29, 2013 at 11:26am — No Comments

Mormonism: The Big Con

I just finished up my "Mormonism: The Big Con (pt: 1)" post on "Grumbles From an Old Grouch" grumblesfromanoldgrouch.com



This 1st post covers Joseph Smith from birth to finishing the "translation" of the Book of Mormon.



Check it out and you'll find out a lot of things they forgot to tell me back in my 4 years of Mormon church seminary.



Things like Joe getting busted for fraud before he even started "translating" the BoM. (Btw, he "translated" it by staring into…

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Added by Dave Kilby on September 20, 2013 at 3:28pm — 9 Comments

New Blog Posts

I just finished up "The Religious Wrong (pt. 2 The Hateteenth Century)". It's up and available on "Grumbles From an Old Grouch" grumblesfromanoldgrouch.com This episode explores the "God inspired the Constitution" argument of the right wing troglodytes. (Spoiler alert!!! They're full of it!)

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Added by Dave Kilby on December 3, 2012 at 6:47pm — No Comments

New Blog Posts

I just finished up "The Religious Wrong (pt. 2 The Hateteenth Century)". It's up and available on "Grumbles From an Old Grouch" grumblesfromanoldgrouch.com This episode explores the "God inspired the Constitution" argument of the right wing troglodytes. (Spoiler alert!!! They're full of it!)

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Added by Dave Kilby on December 3, 2012 at 6:47pm — No Comments

The “Religious Wrong (pt 1 – The Puritanical Years”)

Just finished up on part 1 of my "Religious Wrong" series ("The Puritanical Years) and getting ready to start on part 2 ("The Hateteenth Century").

In the meantime I'm beginning to work on a "fun" project: "Biblical Beasts & Boogymen".

This is going to be an on-going project, but you can check out the progress at "Grumbles From an Old Grouch". (grumblesfromanoldgrouch.com).

If you have a favorite creature mentioned in the "Big Book of…

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Added by Dave Kilby on October 12, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments

Shameless plug # 87967:

Just finished (finally) my initial post on Religious bigotry in America: The “Religious Wrong (pt 1 – The Puritanical Years”) on my "Grumbles From an Old Grouch" blog. (grumblesfromanoldgrouch.com).

Stop by and check it out. If you like it, leave a comment. Heck, if you don't like it, leave a comment.

Added by Dave Kilby on September 27, 2012 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Grumbles From an Old Grouch

Hi everybody. My Name is Dave Kilby (aka Grouchy).

I do a blog at "Grumbles From an Old Grouch", http://grumblesfromanoldgrouch.com about politics, atheism, culture and life in general. The blog is written as someone who has been there, done that, bought the t-shirt and used it to clean up the mess.  

I'd like to extend an invitation to check it out. I especially recommend the posts: The Theory of Evil-ution vs…

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Added by Dave Kilby on June 26, 2012 at 1:58pm — 3 Comments

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