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In watching recent events, I’ve come to believe more and more that this country is rapidly sliding towards Socialism, Marxism, and eventually Communism.  Extreme?  No, I truly don’t believe so.  The liberties and freedoms that have been taken from us are growing, and more and more are at risk.  So many people can’t see what is right before their eyes.  How quickly people will willingly give up their freedoms in the name of safety or entitlement or countless other excuses.  But what it really comes down to is the government controlling more and more aspects of our daily lives and our freedoms falling by the wayside.  For those who might say that this is just because I don’t like Barack Obama, think again.  This is not an Obama thing, (more…)

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I Love This Country!

“Behold, this is a choice land, and whatsoever nation shall possess it shall be free from bondage, and from captivity, and from all other nations uner heaven, if they will but serve the God of the land who is Jesus Christ.”

~Ether 2:12

 

“God bless us, as Latter-day Saints, that we may wield our influence to the very maximum in promoting peace, in promoting spiritually among the people of this great nation, that this great country of which we are a part may be preserved, and may continue to be, though all the days to come, a beacon and an inspiration to liberty-loving people everywhere.” 

~The Teachings of Ezra Taft Benson

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Love this! 

Check out what Mark Levin has to say!  Very profound.  (Click on the little speaker.)

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I recently had the opportunity to write an article for our ward newsletter about the Fourth of July.  I really wanted to talk about how the Lord established this nation.  My friend Mike recently posted about The Constitution, and I used some of the quotes he had in his because they were so good.  Anyway, here’s what I wrote. 

232 years ago, our forefathers were in a battle that would forever change this world.  Indeed, this battle had been foretold long before by Nephi who in vision saw what would transpire.  (more…)

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