'It's Different This Time' -- Yeah, Right

As I read a book on Mormonism this past weekend I saw quotes attributed to Joseph Smith, the founder of the religion, when he spoke to his followers just before his arrest and subsequent death in 1844. They struck me because as much as we want to believe the times we live in are so unique, they really aren't.

Here are the quotes: "The newspaper lies;" "The legislature lies;" "The Governor lies. Next I tell you, the President of the United States will lie to you." These resonated with me because we seem to think this whole notion of "Fake News" is new in our era and yet it clearly isn't, is it? It is never different this time. It always rhymes with previous times....325 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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