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God and the Constitution - A Mormon Prophet Speaks

Ezra Taft Benson, former Secretary of Agriculture, in 1986 shares thoughts on the U.S. Constitution, stating it is a Heavenly Banner inspired by God for this nation. That at last it will be saved but not in Washington but by the citizens of this great nation...

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All man is "created"

All man is "created" equal.
All religions are creations of man, therefore,
All religions are created equal?

There is no possibility of a "legitimate" religion, regardless of the importance an individual places upon it. That isn't to say all religions are bad because that would be like saying all people are bad. The whole good and bad, right and wrong concept is now merely a relative relationship.

The god warriors ought to devote themselves to functional efforts like uniting people who seek freedom.

Mormon Prophet is an oxymoron

And he obviously doesn't understand the GROSS limitations of the Constitution. Just like Joe Smith didn't understand the consequences of blaspheming the Word of God.
Just another Liar like Joseph Smith.

A patriot must always be prepared to defend his country from his government.

Didn't the Pharasees say that

Didn't the Pharasees say that Jesus was a blasphemor for saying he was God? I think that was I read in the Bible. Oh yeah, they threw stones and crucified him for saying that.

As if you know better

One person's beliefs are better than another's?

Tell you what

I'll keep my Constitution out of your Bible if you will keep your Bible out of my Constitution, ok?

Some more on the subject

My LDS folks have often said Ron Paul is okay, except for foreign policy. So then I came upon Ezra Taft Benson’s speech on foreign policy he gave in 1968. Reminded me of Ron Paul, including his defense against charges of isolationism. I mentioned this speech to my dad, who just walked away. He’s too anxious to support Romney and promote the religion, even if it goes against what the church has always stood for.

http://www.latterdayconservative.com/ezra-taft-benson/united...

Benson:
Already, I can hear the chorus chanting “Isolationism, isolationism, he’s turning back the clock to isolationism.” How many use that word without having the slightest idea of what it really means! The so-called isolationism of the United States in past decades is a pure myth. What isolationism? Long before the current trend of revoking our Declaration of Independence under the guise of international cooperation, American influence and trade was felt in every region of the globe. Individuals and private groups spread knowledge, business, prosperity, religion, good will and, above all, respect throughout every foreign continent. It was not necessary then for America to give up her independence to have contact and influence with other countries. It is not necessary now. Yet, many Americans have been led to believe that our country is so strong that it can defend, feed and subsidize half the world, while at the same time believing that we are so weak and “inter-dependent” that we cannot survive without pooling our resources and sovereignty with those we subsidize. If wanting no part of this kind of “logic” is isolationism, then it is time we brought it back into vogue. End quote

Here’s another writing of Ezra Taft Benson on the proper role of government.
http://www.properroleofgovernment.com/

That guy is a rad

prophet, seems authentic. Is he like some kind of "Ron Paul" to his church? This is a man who could never support a Romney.

I think Romney is misguided,

I think Romney is misguided, same with Harry Reid.

A practitioner of a false religion saving the Constitution?

Don't think so.

If men are not governed by God, they will be ruled by tyrants.
- William Penn

As if any religion is true...

They're all constructs of man.

Your comment is classic.

Ironic; the whole thing's poetic. I'm saving this one.

So much for freedom of

So much for freedom of religion...

Ezra Taft Benson also endorsed None Dare Call it Conspiracy ...

In 1972 in a Mormon Church wide conference Ezra Taft Benson endorsed Gary Allen's Book "None Dare Call it Conspiracy". It is extremely unusual for any Mormon Church authority to endorse anything secular in a church conference (this is only one of two instances I'm aware of at all, ever).

Watch that here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJNMcD2IY_k

Note also his written endorsement is the first one on the back cover of the book:
http://f2.org/image/horror/ndcic.jpg

For those who are unaware, this book "None Dare Call it Conspiracy" was one of the first important books to correctly finger the Federal Reserve Bank as the evil organization that it is (way back in 1971!)

Here, just take a look at it here:

http://www.whale.to/b/allen_b1.html

If only more people had read this back then maybe Ron Paul's job would have been easier! (Scroll down for more)

I'm going to leave you one more thing on the Federal Reserve. This interview below with Aaron Russo is a major update on what we know. Aaron was best friends with a Rockefeller (one of the shareholders of this secretive and private bank). During his friendship Aaron Russo learned a lot about the Fed that IS NOT for public consumption. In fact Aaron finally broke his friendship for moral reasons. I first watched this interview back in 2007. It blew me away! In researching his claims I still haven't found anything to disprove what Aaron says here (not even what appears to be his most outlandish claims). This is absolutely sobering so you better sit down. Aaron died a few short months after this interview. Watch it here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGAaPjqdbgQ

-Bloatedtoad

Thanks for the links! This is

Thanks for the links!

This is another, quite awesome, speech by Ezra Taft Benson about truth, the constitution, and warnings against the "soul destroying road of socialism" "the sole function of government is to protect life, liberty, and property... and anything more than this is oppression"

"To modern men God has said: the Constitution "should be maintained for the rights and protection of all flesh." (Doctrine and Covenants 101:77)

I feel it is always good strategy to stand up for the right, even when it is unpopular. Perhaps I should say, ESPECIALLY when it is unpopular.

If we desire to be numbered among those who will, here are some things we must do:
1. We must be righteous and moral...
2. We must learn the principles of the Constitution and then abide by its precepts...
3. We must become involved in civic affairs...
4. We must make our influence felt by our vote, our letters, and our advice...

To the patriots I say this: Take that long eternal look. Stand up for freedom no matter what the cost. It can help to save your soul -- and maybe your country."

VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgNZ0aTKQAo

He starts out with, "I'm not here to tickle your ears"

Sent to some confused Mormons

If our Constitution will not be saved in Washington, that means Romney obviously will not be it's 'savior,' as many Mormons mistakenly believe.

Here is the same video with many more views: http://youtu.be/cxu-zw004jc

Follow our Constitution Romney!

If Romney would vow to

If Romney would vow to defend, honor, and repair as much as possible the Constitution he'd probably get my vote. Although right now Im seriously thinking Johnson.