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"I Blame Society" - The Accountability Principle

Defending Idaho | Oct 05, 2019
ACCOUNTABIL'ITY, noun

1. The state of being liable to answer for one's conduct; liability to give account, and to receive reward or punishment for actions. (Webster's 1828 Dictionary)

We live in a world that denies accountability at every turn. If you're Black, they say Whites are the cause of your problems...
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UN Goals Unveiled: Local and Regional Governments Leading the Way to Sustainable Communities

Defending Idaho | Aug 24, 2019
Today, we will learn about how the UN has been involved in "Local and Regional Governments Leading the Way to Sustainable Communities". Once again, the carefully-chosen words make you feel all warm and tingly inside, but the truth will set you free from the touchy-feelies.

As usual, let's kick this off...
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UN Goals Unveiled: Inclusive Cities and Communities–Leaving No One Behind

Defending Idaho | Aug 22, 2019
While this Thematic Session is similar to one we discussed previously ("Building Inclusive Communities Through Education"), you'll notice that the first was focused on brainwashing youth through government indoctrination, while this one is specifically about ways to force so-called equality onto our communities. Because they are dealing with adults who...
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UN Goals Unveiled: Peaceful Societies–Recovering from Conflict and Nurturing Peace

Defending Idaho | Aug 21, 2019
Do people notice hypocrisy any more? When, for instance, millionaire Bernie Sanders trots around the world in his private jet pimping Socialism and chastising the rest of us for causing climate change… does anyone bat an eye? Ditto for Al Gore and many others. What's missing is critical thinking, a...
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UN Goals Unveiled: Climate Change–Cities and Communities in Action

Defending Idaho | Aug 20, 2019
Today we will analyze the upcoming UN Conference's "Thematic Session," entitled "Climate Change–Cities and Communities in Action". While this topic can raise some "heated" debate, if you'll pardon the expression, it is apparent that this issue is more emotional than factual, like most UN-driven issues.

Let's examine the official description of...
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UN Goals Unveiled: Building Inclusive Communities Through Education

Defending Idaho | Aug 14, 2019
The United Nations will be holding a conference in Utah at the end of this month, with a variety of what they call "Thematic Sessions" to be held. These are meetings designed to promote the UN's goals, each one focused around a specific theme, but also intertwined with other UN...
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Mass Shootings Are Why PRINCIPLES Should Always Come First

Defending Idaho | Aug 06, 2019
Some members of our organization came here from a certain political party because we'd been told they were "on our side," and then we were betrayed. Well, it has happened again. Need To Know News highlights the treasonous act with the title, "GOP Congressmen Lindsey Graham and Dan Crenshaw...
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How The Conspiracy Works: The Letter Of The Law

Defending Idaho | Aug 05, 2019
Some recent articles by the Idaho Freedom Foundation have really provoked the ire of some in Boise by questioning socialist policies and practices at BSU. We urge you to visit their site, as there are several articles touching this subject.

We agree with the IFF on these issues, and...
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Proper Government, Principle 1, An In-Depth Analysis

Defending Idaho | Jul 16, 2019
Principle One:
“NO PEOPLE CAN MAINTAIN FREEDOM UNLESS THEIR POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS ARE FOUNDED UPON FAITH IN GOD AND BELIEF IN THE EXISTENCE OF MORAL LAW.”

"Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." You've read this quote from John...
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What Is The Proper Role of Government? Part 2

Defending Idaho | Jul 15, 2019
The guys over at Defending Utah discuss principles five through eight of Ezra Taft Benson's powerful speech, The Proper Role Of Government, in this podcast episode.

Do our current government officials obey these principles?

Five:
“I HOLD THAT THE CONSTITUTION DENIES GOVERNMENT THE POWER TO TAKE FROM THE INDIVIDUAL EITHER HIS LIFE, LIBERTY,...
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What Is The Proper Role of Government? Part 1

Defending Idaho | Jul 14, 2019
We live in a day when federal, state, and even local, governments interfere in nearly everything we do. Want to build another home on your 18 acres? Only if Big Brother says so. Want to park on the street or grow a garden in your front yard? Only if Big...
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The Prophets and the Constitution

Defending Idaho | Jul 11, 2019
The US Constitution is important because it delegates authority to the people over government bureaucrats, and designates the highest power to the smallest, most local, groups and individuals. A world government is the exact opposite of everything the Constitution stands for.

In this video, Ben McClintock of Defending Utah provides a...
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Christian School Raided Based on Internet Rumor Forced to Promote Gay Lifestyle

Defending Idaho | Jul 09, 2019
Join Defending Idaho's own Rod Klingler as he discusses truth and freedom with Ben McClintock and Micah Turner, of Defending Utah! Don't forget to subscribe to our Spreaker channel or visit our Podcast page for future episodes!
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The REAL Agenda Behind BYU's Honor Code Controversy

Defending Idaho | Jul 09, 2019
Defending Idaho and Defending Utah team up to document what is really behind the protests against the BYU honor code at both BYU Idaho and BYU Provo. From professors to students, what's really going on? This movement even has involvement from LDS celebrities. Are we missing something?

Tune in to the...
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Harvard Professor Preaches Historical Revisionism to Idaho Politicians, No One Notices

Defending Idaho | Jul 09, 2019
According to the March 8th Legislative Update email from Idaho's District 35, "Dr. David Moss, a professor at Harvard University’s Business School, visited Idaho’s Capitol last week to present his lecture on the U.S. Constitution." Sound promising? Think again!

As the guest of The McClure Center, Dr. Moss gave a presentation...
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What Makes A Law Immoral Or UnConstitutional?

Defending Idaho | Jul 09, 2019
What Makes A Law Immoral Or UnConstitutional? This question was raised in the comments of a post (login required) on Senator Fred S. Martin's Facebook page recently. The subject was the recent vote to expand Medicaid here in Idaho.

The answer to this question can be found in the...
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The Need for Principles in Idaho Politics

Defending Idaho | Jul 09, 2019
Idaho has a problem. Our representatives lack principles.

Let's look at some current evidence. Recently, voters passed Proposition 2, which seeks to expand Medicaid in our state. The problem? Like all socialist schemes, it forcibly takes money from all taxpayers, and redistributes it to those the state deems worthy. Yesterday, "The...
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