Government

Ravening Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

Jun 24, 2020
14 min read

Above is a window at the London School of Economics, it was commissioned by Bernard Shaw in 1910 in reference to the Fabian Society. This was an organization created in the 1800s to subvert the existing order and create a…

Elder Bednar Condemns the Government’s Dangerous Breaching of Religious Liberty

Jun 18, 2020
0 min read

The COVID-19 crisis has presented us with a unique opportunity to reaffirm and shore up religious freedom. We have witnessed the government’s swift, well-intentioned, but often dangerous breaching of the boundaries that protect the free exercise of religion. Do we…

Contention, False Flags, and Repeating the Past

Mar 15, 2019
8 min read

Contention must be avoided at all costs. The entire media industry exists off of creating and distributing stories that stir people up into contention for the sole purpose of selling advertising or getting gain. They are like Zeezrom and the…

The Motto of the Church of Latter-day Saints

May 17, 2016
1 min read

The Constitution of our country formed by the Fathers of liberty. Peace and good order in society. Love to God, and good will to man. All good and wholesome laws, virtue and truth above all things, and aristarchy, live forever!…

Rage Against the Machine via Junior Ganymede

May 6, 2016
6 min read

This is an interesting read from MC over at Junior Ganymede. The original post can be viewed at it’s source here, but I’ve included the entirety of it here below: My oldest will be old enough for Kindergarten in the…

Isaiah Identifies the Latter-day Archtyrant

Jan 18, 2013
7 min read

It always amazes me how we acknowledge the historical certainty of the rise and fall of nations in the past, but we don’t seem to think that the same fate is an eventuality today. Sure, men wanted to take over…

Seventy-three Percent

Nov 7, 2012
12 min read

In the September 2012 edition of the Latter-day Saint publication The Ensign, David Brent Marsh wrote: God foresaw our day and called the Prophet Joseph Smith to bring forth the Book of Mormon to help us. Of the 239 chapters in the Book of Mormon,…

Justice and Mercy: A Unique Teaching Moment With my Kids

Aug 26, 2012
7 min read

Meet “Peter” the Lego Friends character who also happens to be the object of the latest source of contention in the Reed household. I’m going to try my best to accurately capture a discussion that just transpired minutes before writing…

There are two consequences in history…

Aug 24, 2012
0 min read

There are two consequences in history: one immediate and instantaneously recognized; the other distant and unperceived at first. These consequences often contradict each other; the former come from our short-run wisdom, the latter from long-run wisdom. The providential event appears…

George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address

Feb 19, 2012
31 min read

Please take some time to go through and read the words of this great man, George Washington. May there yet be men like this in the world to lead and inspire us.

Let Us Have Peace by J. Reuben Clark Jr.

Feb 5, 2012
10 min read

“I believe that moral force is far more potent than physical force in international relations…”

Persuasion vs. Force

Dec 4, 2011
16 min read

Too often lawmakers resort to the force of law rather than the power of persuasion to solve a problem in society. In this brilliant essay, Mark and Jo Ann Skousen proclaim a better way…

Was 9/11 our Mormon 3:10?

Sep 11, 2011
23 min read

The wickedness of the Nephites proved their destruction, that we know. Part of this wickedness was a dramatic shift in their policy of war, a policy that we have adopted here in our day.

60 Great quotes on war

Sep 7, 2011
6 min read

Here are 60 great quotes on war that are prophetically relevant to our current day and age.

Joseph Smith on Three Truths

May 9, 2011
0 min read

A simple quote from the prophet Joseph Smith that emphasizes in a unique way the divine origins of our Constitution.

The Book of Mormon Condemns the New World Order

Apr 6, 2011
13 min read

Well, it’s not technically a horoscope, but if anyone is curious about the future of any greedy, secret groups seeking to destroy any kind of government that grants liberty to the people, then here is a look at some history that they will and are repeating.

Natural Rights and Civil Rights as Taught by Thomas Paine

Feb 14, 2011
0 min read

I’ve been reading and enjoying Thomas Paine’s “Rights of Man” and pulled a few great quotes on natural and civil rights – good stuff.

Has the final thread snapped?

Jan 23, 2011
4 min read

We have all probably heard some variation of the idea that the constitution will one day “hang by a thread”. What is that last thread and how will we know if it has snapped or not? Here is something to consider…

The Constitution—A Glorious Standard by Ezra Taft Benson

Dec 31, 2010
15 min read

In one of my personal favorite talks on the Constitution by Ezra Taft Benson, the simple principles of truth regarding man’s freedom in these last days are outlined.

Why We Celebrate the United States Constitution

Oct 6, 2010
11 min read

Guest author and headmaster of American Heritage Academy in Las Vegas, NV shares some of the history about the divine influence that brought our constitution into the world.