The 28 Principles of LIberty- Principle 8

28 Principles of Liberty- Principle 8

“Men are endowed by their Creator with certain Unalienable Rights”

The Founders did not believe that the basic rights of mankind originated from any social compact, king, emperor, or governmental authority. Those rights, they believed, came directly and exclusively from God. Therefore they were to remain sacred and inviolate.
We may do something ourselves to forfeit the unalienable rights endowed by the Creator, but no one can take those rights from us without being subjected to God’s justice. This is what makes certain rights unalienable. They are inherent rights given to us by the Creator. That is why they are called natural rights.

We have other rights that are called vested rights, which are created by the community, state or the nation for our protection or well-being. However, these can be changed whenever the law makers feel like it. These would be things like areas that are off-limits for hunting, or the right to travel on the public highway. But, the government could not pass a law to destroy all life under the age of two or lock up everyone that is of a certain race, religion, hair color and so on. They cannot destroy the right to life or the right to liberty. A person could lose their liberty due to misbehavior, but not because they have a certain eye color, hair color, or religion.
Besides the right to life, liberty and property, we have many more unalienable rights. If you want to know what those are, read the book.

This article was adapted by Charity Angel from W. Cleon Skousen’s “The 5000 Year Leap” Learn about the 28 principles at

Who Is Captain Moroni?

Who was Captain Moroni?

“Yea, verily, verily I say unto you, if all men had been, and were, and ever would be, like unto Moroni, behold, the very powers of hell would have been shaken forever; yea, the devil would never have power over the hearts of the children of men.”

“And Moroni was a strong and a mighty man; he was a man of a perfect understanding; yea, a man that did not delight in bloodshed; a man whose soul did joy in the liberty and the freedom of his country, and his brethren from bondage and slavery; Yea, a man whose heart did swell with thanksgiving to his God, for the many privileges and blessings which he bestowed upon his people; a man who did labor exceedingly for the welfare and safety of his people.
Yea, and he was a man who was firm in the faith of Christ, and he had sworn with an oath to defend his people, his rights, and his country, and his religion, even to the loss of his blood.”

Captain Moroni (c. 100 BC-56 BC) was an important Nephite military commander and patriot who lived during the 1st century BC. He is perhaps best known for raising the "Title of Liberty" as a call to arms for his people to defend their country, family and religion. He is first mentioned in the Book of Alma, as "the chief captain over the Nephites.

Among his accomplishments were his extensive preparations for battle and his fierce defense of the right of the Nephites to govern themselves and worship as they saw fit.
Moroni was "only twenty and five years old when he was appointed chief captain" of the Nephites.

The "Title of Liberty", a standard which he raised to rally the Nephites to defend their liberties from a group of dissenters who wanted to establish their leader as a king. He rent his coat and wrote upon it, "In memory of our God, our religion, our freedom, and our peace, our wives and our children"

Learn More about Captain Moroni here.

The Book of Mormon And Freedom

The Book of Mormon speaks about the last days, and warns about what issues we will face that will tear at the foundations of liberty. We must seek learning, even by studying and faith. Seek learning out of the best books. Christ taught that liberty is precious, he came to free us all. The Book of Mormon is Another Testament of Jesus Christ, who is the God of this land. I encourage all to read it, and to use the knowledge of how to protect your liberty today. You can get a free copy of the Book here.

Next, we will discuss Captain Moroni, a General from Ancient times, who raised the Title of Liberty and given the compliment that if all men were as he is, that the powers of hell would have been shaken forever, that the devil would never have power over men.

May we all seek to become like Moroni, fight for the liberty of all men, and have many say of us, the words that were written of him.

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The 28 Principles of Liberty

The 28 Principles of Liberty- Principle #7

The 28 Principles of Liberty- Principle #7

"The Proper role of Government is to Protect Equal Rights, Not Provide Equal Things."

During the days of the Founders in Europe, it was popular for people to proclaim that the role of government was to take from the 'haves' and give to the 'have nots' so that all might be truly 'equal'. However, the founders knew that this proposition contained a major fallacy.

People cannot delegate to government the power to do anything that they could not do themselves. We have the right to protect our life and property, therefore, we have the ability to delegate our protection to government through a police force, which would protect the lives and property of all the people.

Let's suppose that there is a kind-hearted man that saw that one neighbor had two cars, while another neighbor had none. What would happen if the kind man went to the neighbor with two cars, took one, and then generously gave it to the neighbor that had none? He would be arrested for theft of course! No matter how genuinely he cared about his neighbor with none, he has no right to steal from the neighbor with abundance and give it to another. The neighbor with abundance still has the right to their property. Of course, the prosperous neighbor could choose to donate the care to the neighbor in need, but it would be his decision, and not that of the kind hearted neighbor who wanted to rob from the rich to give to the poor.

Governments can sometimes commit 'legal' crimes. Let's say that the kind-hearted man asks the mayor and city council to give one of the cars from the prosperous neighbor to the man with none, does that make it anymore right? Of course not! And it is worse, because now, not only did the man lose his property, but now he also lost his right to appeal because the government did it. The Founders warned that anytime a government is allowed to start taking the possessions of others to start equalizing the distribution of goods, then the government thereafter will have been given the power to take away the right to enjoy life, liberty and property from ANY of the people.

Those who receive from this idea generally think that this is a just system. But what happens when government starts taking also from those that are poor? Then they will claim their right to their property, but the government will then say,"Now we decide who has rights in things." When the government was given the power to rob from the rich and give to the poor it immediately nullifies the principle of guaranteed equal rights, it opens the floodgates for government to meddle with everyone's rights.

When Communists seized power in Hungary, the peasants were delighted at first when the government seized the large farms from their owners, and then gave it to the peasants. But then later, the government seized 3/4 of the peasant land to create government communal farms, of course the peasants screamed about their property rights, but it was too late. If they continued to protest, they lost their liberty and in several instances their lives.

The Founders made sure that we could protect our freedom to prosper by protecting the rights of ALL people. There was no penalty for getting rich. The people would not be locked into the poverty level as they had in other nations. There would be some that would have more than others, but the entire nation could prosper. It was believed that man had an instinct to succeed and by having the freedom to prosper, the whole people would prosper together. People were encouraged to store up and save for a time when things were not prosperous, or to help their neighbors when they hit on rough times. Hard work, thrift and frugality were the key words for the American Ethic.

The Founders made these European theories unconstitutional. America became the most prosperous and most educated nation in the world, and consequently, the most generous. Samuel Adams said, "The utopian schemes of leveling (redistribution of wealth), and a community of goods (central ownership of all the means of production and distribution), are as visionary and impractical as those which vest all property in the Crown. (These ideas) are arbitrary, despotic, and in our government, unconstitutional."

Yet, there are still those who insist that compassion for the poor requires the Federal Government becoming involved and taking from the 'haves' and giving to the 'have nots'. Benjamin Franklin had been one of the 'have nots' and having experienced these welfare programs of 'counter-productive compassion', he wrote an entire essay on the subject. He called the programs a great evil in not only the way in which it operates, but also because it encourages idleness.

Franklin wrote: "To relieve the misfortune of our fellow creatures is concurring with the deity; it is godlike; but, if we provide encouragement for laziness, and supports for folly, may we not be found fighting against the order of God and Nature, which perhaps has appointed want and misery as the proper punishments for, and caution against, as well as necessary consequences of, Idleness and extravagance? Whenever we attempt to amend the scheme of Providence, and to interfere with the government of the world, we had need be very circumspect, lest we do more harm then good."

The Founders all had deep feelings about helping the poor and less fortunate, but they had guidelines, a calculated compassion:

1. Do not help the needy completely, simply help them help themselves.
2. Give the poor the satisfaction of earned achievement instead of rewarding without achievement.
3. Allow the poor to climb the 'appreciation ladder', from tents to cabins, cabins to cottages, cottages to comfortable homes.
4. Where emergency help is provided, do not prolong it to where it becomes habitual.
5. Strictly enforce fixed responsibility. First the individual is responsible for himself, the second level is the family, then the church, next the community, finally the country and in a disaster or emergency, the state. Under no circumstances is the Federal Government to become involved in welfare. The Founders felt that this would corrupt the government and the poor. There is NO constitutional authority for the federal government to participate in charity or welfare.

The Founders did this to protect the people from abuse by an overly-aggressive government.
Which brings us to the next principle.

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Who has Robbed Americans??

We hear the cries all around us of those who state that they want their nation back, they want their country back, but who has taken it from them? Many blame the current president, those members of congress who don't listen to their constituents, those who deny the redress for grievances, which are part of it, but all of this is just a symptom of the real problem.

I will tell you, that the source of it all is the Money Changers of the United States of America, the Federal Reserve. Which is NOT a part of our government, and is an Unconstitutional organization.

I am not going to tell you what I can do much better by showing you in the video below, watch this, and share it with everyone that you can. This is knowledge that has been forgotten, that is important to remind everyone in our nation, and other nations of. It is time that we take our nation back, by demanding that not only should the Federal Reserve be audited, but it should be abolished or destroyed, and our nation returned to prosperity by returning to sound Constitutional money.

This is our duty, our mission, to free our generation, so that the generations that come after us can enjoy the liberty that our Founding Father's intended for us all. This level of evil has only one true source, and that is of the devil. It is the opposite of what God wanted for all his children, liberty. Disobedience to Tyrants is obedience to God, never forget that.

Hear the voices of those who have already died to free us, and do not let their fight end here with us, let us finish it.

Happy Birthday America!!

This is the day that we celebrate the courage that our Founding Father's had when they stood up against tyranny. What they did was considered treason, but they birthed the nation of The United States of America. They went through a great deal personally, and sacrificed more then many know today.

May we ever be vigilant in protecting the liberty that these men fought, bled and died for. Some lost all their property and wealth, others lost their lives through being tortured to death as treacherous traitors of the crown, and some lost their families.

We should never forget them, or their cause, we must gain the same knowledge that they had and share it with others, and not let our government continue to tread on the Constitution.

Today, I remember my ancestors: George Washington (My 11th Cousin 8 times removed), Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock (my 21st Cousin once removed), Patrick Henry (My 17th Cousin 7 times removed), Samuel Adams (16th Cousin 4 Times removed)and many others who have fought, bled and died for this nation and my liberty as their descendant.

May we be so blessed as to be able to give the gift of liberty to our children, and our childrens' children.

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The Philosophy of Liberty

What is the philosophy of Liberty? We hear a lot of people these days talking about freedom and liberty, but how do we really achieve it? The Founding Father's achieved it, but what were the concepts behind it?

This video, called The Philosophy of Liberty is a great and simplified way to teach everyone about individual rights, and that we do not have the right to infringe on the rights of others. I refer to this in several ways in my writing. This is how we live 'The People's Law" rather than the "King's Law". I also say, this is how we live as 'Freemen" rather than 'King Men'.

We were designed to be a nation of freemen, and right now, we have a few that understand how to do that, and many that are voting for those that will take away the liberty of others. We also have organizations like The Federal Reserve that have been robbing all of us for almost 100 years now. They have enslaved us in perpetual debt. They are the money changers of our day, and the masters of this nation. Which, if you know your history, each of us are sovereigns, and we are the masters of our own selves, and we need to stand up and not let others continue to enslave us and our descendants.

One way that we can begin this process on a large scale, is to educate each other on The Philosophy of Liberty. When we have an educated public, we will once again have a free public. It is the PEOPLE and not the leaders that we need to focus our education on. There are many in positions of influence now who prefer the power, money, and influence over doing what is right. It is the PEOPLE that are our only hope for liberty, it is the PEOPLE that are the guardians of it.

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Secret Acts of Men Revealed Upon the House Tops.

In the scriptures, we read about secrets being revealed from the house tops for all to hear, and see and know. Here are a few verses that speak of this.

  1. 3 Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in adarkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have bspoken in the ear in cclosets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

  1. 11 And the day cometh that the words of the book which were sealed shall be read upon the house tops; and they shall be read by the power of Christ; and all things shall be arevealed unto the children of men which ever have been among the children of men, and which ever will be even unto the end of the earth.

  1. 8 And now behold, I, Mormon, do not desire to harrow up the souls of men in casting before them such an awful scene of blood and carnage as was laid before mine eyes; but I, knowing that these things must surely be made known, and that all things which are hid must be arevealed upon the house-tops

  1. 3 And the arebellious shall be bpierced with much csorrow; for their iniquities shall be dspoken upon the housetops, and their secret acts shall be revealed.
We live in a miraculous time where we see these words being fulfilled. With the technology that we have today, TV, Radio, and the internet, we literally have the ability to have these things revealed to us from the house tops. When you think about it, these verses are very prophetic and are currently being fulfilled. How else would we have described what we see in our day if we had lived in the past? How would we have described satellite, or Television?

As the verses above infer, there will be many acts of men that will be revealed to all, that had been secret, that there iniquities will be spoken, that these things must be made known and things that were spoken in darkness will be revealed in the light. These hidden things of darkness, will no longer be able to blind our hearts and minds, once we see them as they are. It will be as a glass that was once dim, that we now see through clearly.

3 And the aeyes of them that see shall not be dim, and the ears of them that hear shall hearken

Isa. 29: 18.
18 ¶ And in that aday shall the deaf hear the words of the bbook, and the ceyes of the blind shall see out of dobscurity, and out of darkness.

In the following four videos, I would like to show you some of the secret acts of men that can be revealed to us in our day. These secret acts are discussed throughout history, by our Founding Fathers, Religious Leaders, and even the enemies of Liberty themselves. I encourage you to have an open mind and an open heart, to see with your eyes and hear with your ears, and not judge the content before you have watched all four of these videos.

Isa. 52: 1 (1-2).
1 aAwake, awake; put on thy bstrength, O cZion; put on thy dbeautiful egarments, O fJerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.

What is the solution to this? Teaching the people correct principles, so that they can better govern themselves. That they may turn to God, rather then government as their source of support and liberty. The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches us what we must do in order to have happiness in this life. We must hold those accountable that are now in the positions to defend our liberty. If they destroy the Constitution they destroy your liberty, if they tread on it, they tread on us. I encourage you to help reveal these things from your house top, start your own blog, and warn your own neighbors. Tell people about the threat to liberty, religion, and peace everywhere. Teach them correct principles, the 28 principles of liberty are a good start.

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We are All Children of Our Heavenly Father (Creator)

28 Principles of Liberty-Principle #6

All Men Are Created Equal

When we read the statement “All Mankind are Created Equal”, what do we think that it means? We know that we are all born into different lifestyles, have different talents and abilities, and different opportunities, so what did the Founder’s mean by that statement? There are only three ways that mankind can be equal, and they are to be treated as equals in the sight of God, in the sight of the law, and in the protection of their rights. Some people, like Jean Jacques Rousseau, get a little confused and think that this means that men should be equal in all things. John Adam’s called this type of thinking a “gross fraud”.
While our country has not had a perfect history in defending the rights of all, that is what the Founder’s intended. The breakdown really occurs with minorities. Minorities in any country feel like they are the outsiders and they want to be the insiders. What is interesting about America is that every group in this nation was once a minority. After the major influx of immigrants to the U.S., it was only two or three generations before the immigrants became first-class citizens.
After the Constitution was adopted in 1789, there were four amendments added to make sure that everyone could enjoy equal rights. These were the thirteenth, the fourteenth, the fifteenth, and the Nineteenth.
The Founders distinguished between equal rights and they recognized that society should seek to provide equal opportunities but not expect equal results, provide for equal rights, but not equal things; provide equal protection but not equal status; provide equal education opportunities but not equal grades. The founder’s believed that the moment that we tried to force people to have everything equally would be the moment that we lose our liberty.

This article was adapted by Charity Angel from W. Cleon Skousen’s book “The 5000 Year Leap”. (The same book recommended by Glenn Beck).

This series can also be found at, The Free-Patriot Press, and printed in the Cape Fair Missouri Newspaper.

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  • You'll be able to know what makes it possible for 6% of humanity living under our free economy to produce 1/2 of the Earth's developed wealth every single year.
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28 Principles of Liberty-Principle #5

"All Things Were Created by God, Therefore upon Him All Mankind are Equally Dependent, and to Him They are Equally Responsible."

The Founders vigorously affirm throughout their writings that the foundation of all reality is the existence of the Creator who is the designer of all things in nature and the promulgator of all the laws that govern nature.

The Founders were in harmony with John Locke who said that a person who calls himself an 'atheist' is merely confessing that he has never dealt with the issue of the Creator's existence. Therefore Locke would say that an Atheist is out of touch with the most important and fundamental reality.

John Locke insists that everyone can know that there is a divine Creator. With Descartes each person can say "Cogito ergo sum'. With God, each person can say, "I AM!" Further more, each person knows that he is something. And something cannot be produced by nothing. Therefore what brought man and everything else into existence had to be something. In order for all of this organizing and arranging to be as such that it is, the Organizer would have to be all-knowing. The something would therefore have to be superior to everything which had resulted from this effort.

Locke taught that the Creator must be a cogitative being since man is cogitative. And that a non-cogitative being like a rock could never have produced a cogitative being like a man. Locke also taught that the Creator would reflect a sense of right and wrong, and a sense of indignation for violation of the law.

The American Founding Fathers agreed with Locke. They considered this truth as the most fundamental premise underlying ALL self-evident truth.

The Founding Fathers also relied on the writings of William Blackstone when it came to their foundation on God's revealed law. He stated that the will of God which is expressed in the orderly nature of the universe is called "the law of nature' and there are laws for human nature just as surely as they exist for the rest of the universe.

The Founders looked at the Creator as both intelligent and benevolent, and anxious and able to respond to people's petitions when they are deserving of needed blessings and engaged in a good cause.

Charles Bracelen Flood discovered in his research that during the Revolutionary War that there were at least sixty-seven desperate moments that George Washington acknowledged that he would have suffered disaster had not the hand of God intervened in behalf of the struggle for Independence. James Madison also acknowledged the hand of God during the Constitutional Convention.

We can now see that the Founders were quite sincere when they adopted the motto "In God we trust." And it is also now clear why they required all witnesses who testify to take an oath and swear before God that they will tell the truth.

In closing, a note from Tocqueville "A presiding judge remarked that he had not before been aware that there was a man living who did not believe in the existence of God; that this belief constituted the sanction (in law, that which gives binding force) of all testimony in a court of justice; and that he knew of no case in a Christian country where a witness had been permitted to testify without such belief."

(The 28 Principles of Liberty are adapted from the book "The 5000 Year Leap" by W. Cleon Skousen. This article is also published at and the Cape Fair Cryer newspaper in Missouri.)

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28 Principles of Liberty-Principle #4

"Without Religion the Government of a Free People Cannot be Maintained."

Many people today fail to realize the importance that the Founding Fathers felt religion played in the structure of the American Civilization that they hoped would emerge as the first free people of modern times. They felt that religion would be as important to us today, as it was to them then.

In 1787, the same year that the Constitution was written and approved by congress, they passed the Northwest Ordinance, which emphasized the essential need to teach religion and Morality in schools. Here is how they worded it:

"Article 3: religion, Morality, and Knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encourage."

George Washington, in his farewell address said, "Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports... And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion...Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail to the exclusion of religious principle. It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government."

In order to avoid divisive religious teachings, Jefferson wrote a bill for Establishing Elementary Schools in Virginia that made religion a unifying cultural adhesive. It stated, "No religious reading, instruction, or exercise shall be prescribed or practiced inconsistent with any religious sect or denomination." So, the religious tenets in public schools would have been what was universally accepted by all faiths and fundamental in their premises.

Benjamin Franklin gave five fundamental points to be taught in the schools.
1. There is a Creator who made all things and mankind should recognize and worship Him.
2. The Creator revealed a moral code of behavior for happy living that distinguishes right from wrong.
3. The Creator will hold us accountable for how we treat each other.
4. All mankind live beyond this life.
5. In the next life mankind are judged for their conduct in this one.

The Founders often referred to these five fundamentals as the religion of America. Samuel Adams said that is group of basic beliefs constitute 'the religion of America and is the religion of all mankind." John Adams called these tenets the general principles on which the American Civilization was founded. America became great, because America was good. When America is no longer good then we can expect that the nation will cease to be great.

(The 28 Principles of Liberty are adapted from the book "The 5000 Year Leap" by W. Cleon Skousen. This article is also published at and the Cape Fair Cryer newspaper in Missouri.)

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28 Principles of Liberty-Principle #3

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A wise Samuel Adams once stated “But neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and the happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt. He therefore is the truest friend to the liberty of his country who tries most to promote its virtue, and who, so far as his power and influence extend, will not suffer a man to be chosen into any office of power and trust who is not a wise and virtuous man.”

Samuel further states that they need to have proven virtue and proven wisdom. One of the most quoted scriptures of that time period was Proverbs 29:2 “When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn”.

The founders were keenly aware of the short comings of human nature. Knowing that they could not create a utopian society, they created a system that would help bring forward the most promising element of society and then be able to draft them into service. They hoped to develop a spirit of public virtue by having leaders that have a strong private virtue. It would be a new kind of freemen aristocracy or natural aristocracy, which would be open to all, but inheritable by none. Every leader would have to rise to office by merit, not by wealth or reputation of his ancestors. They firmly believed that the best of private citizens should accept major roles in the public life.

John Adams believed that we must prepare for service in politics. He said “The science of government is my duty to study, more than all other sciences; the arts of legislation and administration and negotiation ought to take place of, indeed to exclude, in a manner, all other arts. I must study politics and war, that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history and naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.”

Benjamin Franklin taught that it was important that public office was viewed as an honor rather then a position of profit. He gave the example of how there was a violent struggle to be appointed to office in Europe due to the amount of pay for the position. He felt that it was of utmost importance that service would attract men of public virtue and repeal scoundrels scrambling for a soft job. He stated that although the founders set low pay, throughout time this would change and the rulers would return to the political warfare that occurs between the governed and the governing. Those who govern always seek for their own personal benefit and have an appetite that is never satisfied.

Franklin foretold the potential of America returning to a monarchy. Not called a monarchy, of course, since the people would never allow it but rather a president that would be given monarchial powers. He stated that if given the chance, this executive power would follow the example of Pharaoh. First get all the people’s money, then all their lands, and then make them and their children servants forever.

(The 28 Principles of Liberty are adapted from the book "The 5000 Year Leap" by W. Cleon Skousen. This article is also published at and the Cape Fair Cryer newspaper in Missouri.)

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