Friday, November 28, 2014

Corrupt Then, Corrupt Now (part 2)

FAIR mormon has an article that speaks for itself.

"Since Brigham realized that a considerable sum ($60-80,000 in 1861 dollars) was being spent annually on tobacco (at least a small part of which was used for medicinal purposes in the 19th century) he preferred that these funds remain within the territory to foster further economic growth and self-sufficiency, rather than disappearing into eastern markets."

The $2M inflated value "fair" conclusion for our times is:

1 comment:

  1. A prominent LDS member headed a corporation that opened tobacco sales in Russia. He made millions by following the prophets while contributing to one of the biggest public health threats that the world has ever faced.