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Tricia Erickson: 'An indoctrinated Mormon should never be elected as President'
CNN ^ | July 7th, 2011 | Jay Kernis

Posted on 07/08/2011 9:15:31 AM PDT by delacoert

Are you of the opinion that a Mormon should never be elected President?

Yes, it is my opinion that an indoctrinated Mormon should never be elected as President of the United States of America. Indoctrinated temple Mormons (as Romney is) have experienced years of brainwashing and indoctrination and also have made covenants and oaths that they plainly cannot disobey. 

Mitt Romney and all temple Mormons have sworn to obey The Law of Consecrationin the secret temple ceremonies which states "You and each of you covenant and promise before God, angels, and these witnesses at the altar, the you do accept the Law of Consecration as contained in The Doctrine and Covenants (a Mormon book), in that you do consecrate yourselves, your time, talents, an everything with which the Lord has bless you, or with which he may bless you, to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormon Church), for the building up of the Kingdom of God on earth and for the establishment of Zion."

Ex-Mormon Ed Decker  reveals the penalty for disobedience that was made by Mitt Romney (and all temple Mormons) at the time he took out his temple endowments: The "execution of the penalty" for disobedience was demonstrated "by placing the thumb under the left ear, the palm of the hand down, and by drawing the thumb quickly across the throat to the right ear, and dropping the hand to the side."

(Excerpt) Read more at inthearena.blogs.cnn.com ...


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To: delacoert
We're in two wars against radical Islam. A man raised in a Wahhabist Muslim school should never be elected president. His loyalties would be (are) split.

I have no problem with a Mormon. As far as I know, they're not currently beheading or blowing up infidels. Correct me if I'm wrong.

2 posted on 07/08/2011 9:21:13 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: delacoert

I’d rather have an indoctrinated Mormon than an indoctrinated Moslem/Marxist.

CAIR should be dismantled as an anti-American, anti-Constitutional, conspiracy of saboteurs. Its leadership should be arrested and deported or exiled and its property confiscated and auctioned.

Its members should be on a terror watch list and a no-fly list.


3 posted on 07/08/2011 9:22:10 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: delacoert
I would rather be shot cleanly in the head than starved to death.

But then, if the choice is neither of the above . . .

5 posted on 07/08/2011 9:25:42 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: delacoert
Boy, CNN is really being hard on Mormons. You'd NEVER hear anything like this from CNN about a muslim terrorist. Muslim terrorists must be the good guys over there.
6 posted on 07/08/2011 9:25:43 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
It is becoming all too evident around here.
7 posted on 07/08/2011 9:26:46 AM PDT by verity (The Obama Administration is a Criminal Enterprise.)
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To: delacoert

In short, I agree. Romney’s loyalty is NOT with America when it is in conflict with the Mormon Church.

I will never vote for him even if I have to write in.


9 posted on 07/08/2011 9:28:37 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Turtlepower

Did she mention anything about a Mormon being the Senate Majority Leader?


10 posted on 07/08/2011 9:29:04 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: delacoert

Tricia...but you’re ok with your current Muslim?


11 posted on 07/08/2011 9:29:21 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: delacoert

Some anti-Mormons are so bias, they’d rather have Obama serve a 2nd term....


12 posted on 07/08/2011 9:30:53 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; verity

I’m not that familiar with such Morman “rites”, if that is even the right word.
Did/do they exist? Would Romney have taken them?


13 posted on 07/08/2011 9:33:01 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: freedomlover

What is a Morman?


14 posted on 07/08/2011 9:35:35 AM PDT by verity (The Obama Administration is a Criminal Enterprise.)
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To: verity

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Gm6JYFdnD8


15 posted on 07/08/2011 9:38:04 AM PDT by troy McClure
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To: Turtlepower
Mormons may not be physically dangerous like muslims, but can you trust the judgement of someone who is obviously brainwashed and believes in a pack of lies?

I'm not Catholic. Does that mean I could never vote for a Catholic, because I don't believe in praying to the dead?

How about a Scientologist? Would you have a problem with a wacky Scientologist having that much power over the rest of the world?

I'm not a Scientologist, either. I'm not an atheist, either. Does that mean all I can vote for is a Baptist?

Muslims are killing people en mass. Voting for a Muslim, to me, would be suicide, because his loyalties would be split between protecting the U.S. or protecting the Muslim terrorists.
To me, anyone who believes in the God of Abraham is better than one who does not, but that's just me.

16 posted on 07/08/2011 9:39:30 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: G Larry

Some mormons are so squishy, they’ll vote for a liberal RINO like Romney just because they share the same religion.


17 posted on 07/08/2011 9:39:55 AM PDT by Turtlepower
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To: freedomlover
I’m not that familiar with such Morman “rites”, if that is even the right word. Did/do they exist? Would Romney have taken them?

Don't know, don't care.

All I know is that America was founded by people fleeing religious persecution.

18 posted on 07/08/2011 9:40:17 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: Westbrook
"I’d rather have an indoctrinated Mormon than an indoctrinated Moslem/Marxist."

Why have either when there are probably thousands of qualified American Citizens willing to servce who can govern the affairs of the nation without causing all the doubt and stress to the rest of us? Why should an election be handled like a three-ring circus?

The ones who are truly qualified are those that you would have to drag to Washington in chains, kicking and screaming and nailed to the chair in the Oval office.

Sort of.

19 posted on 07/08/2011 9:41:12 AM PDT by Eastbound (3-7-77)
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To: troy McClure
I’m not that familiar with such Morman “rites”, if that is even the right word. Did/do they exist? Would Romney have taken them?

Freedomlover referred to MORMANS.

20 posted on 07/08/2011 9:42:38 AM PDT by verity (The Obama Administration is a Criminal Enterprise.)
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To: Turtlepower

I don’t care if a politician worships Ronald McDonald as long as his religious beliefs are not the deciding factor in his policy decisions, should those beliefs run counter to the presidential oath.


21 posted on 07/08/2011 9:42:54 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
All I know is that America was founded by people fleeing religious persecution.

I agree. I really don't care if Romney is a Mormon. In fact, ALL religions put their faith in a God first. Even our founding fathers had faith in the divine.
Personally, I find Romney repulsive, but it has nothing to do with his faith.

22 posted on 07/08/2011 9:44:41 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: concerned about politics

Fine - but mormons don’t believe in the God of Abraham. They believe in millions of Gods that inhabit their own planet.

I’m not suggesting that one should only vote for candidates that are of the same denomination. I’m saying that anyone who has been deceived into believing any wacky religion like Scientiology, Branch Davidians, Mormonism, etc., lacks discernment and therefore doesn’t have the qualities to be a president.


23 posted on 07/08/2011 9:45:25 AM PDT by Turtlepower
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To: GSWarrior

then you obviously don’t care if your preferred presidential candidate is a total buffoon that lacks discernment....good to know!


24 posted on 07/08/2011 9:47:26 AM PDT by Turtlepower
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To: All

By all means, my Leftist friends, let’s make RELIGION an issue in the upcoming Presidential election......PLEASE.....


25 posted on 07/08/2011 9:50:12 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: verity

> Muslim terrorists must be the good guys over there [CNN].

They are.


26 posted on 07/08/2011 9:53:06 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Turtlepower

I don’t have a preferred presidential candidate at this point.


27 posted on 07/08/2011 9:55:35 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: delacoert

Forecast: Crickets chirping @ CNN should we ever by damned by having a Muslim nominated for president.

Oh, forgot, it’s already happened, has it not?

Obama certainly does not belong to any real religion - so this leaves Islam......


28 posted on 07/08/2011 9:56:39 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: delacoert

Dunno ‘bout Mormons, but the former governor of one of the “Bluest” states in the Union should not be elected President.
At least not as a ‘Pubbie.
Maybe as a Democrat.


29 posted on 07/08/2011 9:57:38 AM PDT by Little Ray (Best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: delacoert
'An indoctrinated MARXIST should never be elected as President'

30 posted on 07/08/2011 10:01:02 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: verity
What is a Morman?

The male version of a Mormaid?

31 posted on 07/08/2011 10:02:25 AM PDT by MarkBsnr (I would not believe in the Gospel if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so..)
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To: GSWarrior

“I don’t have a preferred presidential candidate at this point.”

ok - but you admitted that you’d be willing to vote for an imbecile that worships Ronald McDonald. Obviously, you don’t consider a candidate’s judgement or mental capacity as a factor for support.


32 posted on 07/08/2011 10:04:34 AM PDT by Turtlepower
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To: G Larry

“Some anti-Mormons are so bias, they’d rather have Obama serve a 2nd term....”

Whoa! EMT service needed for his post!

“Some Christians are so bias, they’d rather nominate a candidate who isn’t a RINO and who isn’t in a cult ....”

Done!


33 posted on 07/08/2011 10:07:06 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (This message carfully checkd to misteakes by powerful softwhere)
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To: Little Ray
The reference to the act Romney is associated with sounds very familiar to me. But I am a Mason, not a Mormon. And that is my issue with the religion. Mormonism was patterned almost exactly from the rituals of Masonry. But Masonry isn't a religion. It is a fraternity that played a significant role in founding our nation. George Washington. Benjamin Franklin. And about half the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

I am not a Romney supporter. But my opposition to him has less to do with his religion, and more to do with his chameleon-like positions on the issues.

34 posted on 07/08/2011 10:09:31 AM PDT by CT
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

Does beating Obama fit anywhere in your equation?


35 posted on 07/08/2011 10:10:01 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: Turtlepower
Fine - but mormons don’t believe in the God of Abraham. They believe in millions of Gods that inhabit their own planet.

I have a Mormon friend. He believes in the Trinity. Take about stereotyping and rumor. Sheesh.
We can make an entire list of "wacky" beliefs about any religion if it's not the religion, or lack of, that we believe in.
I just don't think it's a good idea to vote for someone who wants us all beheaded.

36 posted on 07/08/2011 10:10:42 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: delacoert

Well we have a Muslim in the Whitehouse so how much worse could a Mormon be?


37 posted on 07/08/2011 10:13:17 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: MarkBsnr
What is a Morman?
The male version of a Mormaid?

LOL!

38 posted on 07/08/2011 10:13:17 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: G Larry

GL,
I am NOT voting for another RINO. Not giving money to a RINO. You can. I will not.

If the RINOpublicans nominate a RINO, they will lose. You can pretend they will win
and everyone should support the RINO. In the end, it will be Dole/McCain. Perhaps
they need to repeat this folly again to lose.

If they nominate a RINO, a third party conservative candidate will rise up - probably
Palin. If so, the Republican candidate will lose. Maybe the Independent will lose too
and you will end up electing Obama again.

I’m not interested in that Ground Hog Day. Been there, done it.

I will focus my efforts and contributions on the Senate - race by race. Then I will mourn
for America. People who supported the RINO will mourn too, but with empty pockets.


39 posted on 07/08/2011 10:15:41 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (This message carfully checkd to misteakes by powerful softwhere)
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To: delacoert
She probably believes twenty-years of Rev. Wright indoctrination is OK.
40 posted on 07/08/2011 10:16:30 AM PDT by beethoven
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To: Georgia Girl 2

“Well we have a Muslim in the Whitehouse so how much worse could a Mormon be?”

What is ironic questions that lead to doom, Alex?


41 posted on 07/08/2011 10:16:53 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (This message carfully checkd to misteakes by powerful softwhere)
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To: beethoven
She probably believes twenty-years of Rev. Wright indoctrination is OK.

Excellent point. "God ---- America! It's a the Jews, the wealthy, and Whiteys fault!"

42 posted on 07/08/2011 10:20:05 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: verity
My bad - I misspelled it - sorry

I’m not that familiar with such Mormon “rites”, if that is even the right word.

Did/do they exist? Would Romney have taken them?

43 posted on 07/08/2011 10:37:23 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: CT

Same here. His policies and past record indicate that he’s not a suitable candidate for the allegedly, somewhat Conservative party, the Republicans.
He might make a good Democrat, though.


44 posted on 07/08/2011 10:37:49 AM PDT by Little Ray (Best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: delacoert

It’s no surprise that the Muslims come to the defense of Mormons, since the two “religions” are very similar - both deriving from Old Testament-based hallucinations of their “prophets” who had an overlay of Christianity and paganism (which in the case of Joseph Smith, was 19th century spiritualism and belief in magic).

Both of them are theocracies and the only reason Mormonism had to tone itself down was because of the US Army and the fact that Utah wanted to be a state.

Since then, Mormonism has been attempting to portray itself as a regular Evangelical-type Protestant Christianity - but it’s not, and the nutty beliefs and the theocracy are still there.

Will there be a dueling prophets battle in the future?

Personally, I think they’ll come to an accord. The Mormons will probably give preeminence to Mohammed as their prophet, and then they and some of the stranger Evangelicals (like Rick Warren) will become part of the Chrislam movement.


45 posted on 07/08/2011 10:40:05 AM PDT by livius
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To: GSWarrior
“I don’t care if a politician worships Ronald McDonald as long as his religious beliefs are not the deciding factor in his policy decisions, should those beliefs run counter to the presidential oath.”

I do care if he worships Ronald McDonald. In that case IMHO he has bad judgment, which I value in a candidate.
46 posted on 07/08/2011 10:41:04 AM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: concerned about politics; colorcountry; Colofornian; Elsie; svcw; Zakeet; Tennessee Nana; ...
Turtlepower: Fine - but mormons don’t believe in the God of Abraham. They believe in millions of Gods that inhabit their own planet.

concerned about politics: I have a Mormon friend. He believes in the Trinity. Take about stereotyping and rumor. Sheesh.

It appears either your friend or yourself is woefully ignorant about what the "Trinity" is.

If you go to LDS.org and search for "Trinity" the result will be "see godhead". Mormons don't even use the name "Trinity".

Here is all the explanation that a regional representative and administrative assistant to the Council of the Twelve thinks you need about mormonism and the "Trinity".

Quote: "On the basis of knowledge prompted by the Holy Ghost, we can know that the nature of God the Father, his Son Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost, as taught by the Bible and as revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith, is true. Those who have received their understanding about God from errant traditional Christianity need no longer struggle with that confused and confusing doctrine."

The Prophet’s inspired declarations about the Godhead are in total agreement with the biblical evidence that Jesus and the Father have distinct, material bodies.

From LDS.org..Is the LDS View of God Consistent with the Bible?

47 posted on 07/08/2011 10:43:28 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (My God can't be bribed by money or good works or bound by manmade "covenants". Romney's can.)
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To: delacoert
Queers, con men, sex addicts, anti-American moozlims, all are just fine, but not a Mormon or a Catholic. Oh no, people from either of those groups might have something other than the interests of the country at heart. And keep an eye on those Fundamentalist Bible folks, too, they're all terrorists.

Interesting. I can't wait to hear what they have to say when they start in on what's his name over in the House. I guess he'll be siding with the Pope on abortion and as such unfit to be in the House.

48 posted on 07/08/2011 10:44:55 AM PDT by Rashputin (Obama is insane but kept medicated and on golf courses to hide it)
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To: concerned about politics

If he’s a Mormon, he doesn’t believe in the Trinity. Mormons are, like Muslims, an offshoot of Arianism, which essentially regarded Jesus as a particularly good man and a prophet, possibly even adopted in a special way, but not as the Son of God.

Some of their other beliefs are too bizarre to even go into here.

However, I know from having met them that there are some Mormons who want to be orthodox Christians, and I suspect your friend is one of them. Because of the very all-encompassing nature of the religion, however, they really can’t leave and hence they attempt to assert that their own beliefs are truly Mormon. They aren’t.


49 posted on 07/08/2011 10:46:21 AM PDT by livius
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Like a broken record, isn’t it?

They don’t get it. It ain’t the Mormonism. It’s the liberalism, stupid.

(Watch. Some moron will interpret that as supporting some particular liberal Mormon guy - as if!)


50 posted on 07/08/2011 10:46:59 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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