Intrduction to talk given by Fr. Gary Coulter

Oct. 28, 2004, Omaha, Nebraka

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Would you please take out a one dollar bill? Take and look at the back for a moment. In the two circles you see what is identified as The Great Seal of the United States. I'm sure you are quite familiar with it and have seen it hundreds of times. After the signing of the Declaration of Independence, under the leadership of George Washington, a committee led by Benjamin Franklin was formed to design the seal.

But did you know that the unfinished pyramid, the all-seeing eye, and the radiant triangle are all symbols of Masonic origin. With further study, many elements of the Great Seal are found to be Masonic, such as the number of feathers on the eagle. Of course, this should come as no surprise since both President Washington and Ben Franklin were Masons. They planted a secret 'sign' right on the dollar bill. Notice the Latin mottos: annuit caeptis - there is no subject to this phrase which means "someone has favored our undertakings." Of course as Christians we subconsciously fill in the missing subject of the verb to be God, but we don't realize it's taken from a quote of the Greek Virgil, in the Aeneid, and the subject is actually Jupiter, the supreme pagan God. The second quote, "novus ordo seclorum", means "a new order of the ages", a clear reference to the Masonic goal of a new world order, while also having connections to the "new age" movement.

What does all this demonstrate? Well I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you know all that time you spent in high school and college American History class? Everything they taught you was completely wrong. We don't live in country founded on Christian based freedom and democracy - no, the revolutionary war was a Masonic grab for power and money, who still control our country to this day. Every president in our country's history has been a 33rd degree mason, with only one exception, Catholic President Kennedy, who refused to join and was therefore assassinated. We live in a country and world where Freemasonry rules everything - and it's proven by the one dollar bill.

Unfortunately I don't have time to go into how Mason's control the International Monetary Fund, the World Council of Churches, the European Union, the CIA, and more. But if you don't believe me I have some very reliable historians to prove it - some of them have even published books, but most have had to use websites so that they aren't discovered by the Masons who don't want their secrets revealed. Articles on the internet confirm everything I have just said. And just ignore the facts that at the time the great seal was created in 1782, Washington was not yet elected president, and Ben Franklin played no role in designing the Great Seal since he was in France.

The Great Seal of the United States appears in a wide variety of official documents, such as presidential proclamations, ratifications of treaties, appointment of cabinet officers, ambassadors, and other foreign service officers. Needless to say, conspiracy theorists see this as part of a huge secret plot used to send secret signals. In their zeal, they totally disregard history and how seals have been used throughout the ages.

The seal is actually based on a design by a man named Francis Hopkinson. Charles Thomson, one of the design committee members tells us why they were chosen: "The pyramid signifies Strength and Duration: The Eye over it and Motto allude to the many signal interpositions of providence in favor of the American cause. The date underneath is that of the Declaration of Independence and the words under it signify the beginnings of the New American Era, which commences from that date."

Please disregard the above conspiricy theory, as I completely made it up. Hopefully this example shows you how easy it is to read symobls and meaning into something that isn't there, and by twisting a few facts one has created doubts about the historical truth.

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