Newspapers: Stern Mormon View

"Americans have never been so overcommitted in foreign entanglements," thundered a recent editorial in the Deseret News. "Never have their natural resources been so extravagantly used, never has the national deficit been so great except in times of all-out war, never have taxes been higher, inflation more out of hand; never has youth faced a more uncertain future, never have there been heavier encroachments on personal liberty by an all-powerful federal government, never has crime been more ugly and broad, never the air more polluted, food, clothing more expensive—ad infinitum."

So the voice of Mormonism characterizes the American scene from...

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