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Friday, June 29, 2012
Freedom Stolen, Evil Reigns
We have lost a great deal of freedom this week in America. We are now closer to a Latin American dictatorship that a Jeffersonian republic.
States are powerless and no longer allowed to protect its citizens from human invasions; amnesty has been granted to nearly a million illegal aliens; and the federal government can now tell you what you must purchase, calling anything they deem to be in the best interest of the nation a necessary tax.
Burdensome taxes are evil. It enslaves everyone -- some that choose to be enslaved and others that are forced against their wills. Taxes stifles mankind.
We read of numerous accounts in the Book of Mormon; e.g., Mosiah 7:16, where the government mandated undue tax burdens upon the people. In all cases, the governments were led by evil men.
America is no exception. America started out as a chosen nation with divinely inspired Founders. Now we are ruled by those that can only get into their political positions through costly campaigns. These campaigns are funded by the rich elite who demand favors in return. Politicians succeed only if they participate in the corruption and conspiracies.
We have witnessed this week how the Constitution is meaningless to many in power. It reaffirms the words of Joseph Smith Jr. who stated that the "time would come when the Constitution and government would hang by a brittle thread and would be ready to fall into other hands".
Evil conspiracies do exist from the street gangs of LA and America's penal systems to the highest levels of corporations and federal government leaders.
From publish discourse: "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men."
From scripture: We have learned by sad experience that it is the nature and disposition of almost all men, as soon as they get a little authority, as they suppose, they will immediately begin to exercise unrighteous dominion.
Thursday, 28 June 2012, was a sad day for America. Not because a few more people are able to have healthcare, but because the federal government has and will continue to take greater control over our lives.
We have less freedom today than we had a couple of days ago.
Raised in Ohio; educated in Southern California and Utah; served an LDS Spanish-speaking mission in Northern California; lived and worked in Texas, Missouri, Minnesota, Arizona and Utah; traveled to 49 states and 31 countries; one wife and four children.