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Posted by: subeamnotlogedin ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 11:26AM

"This is the Elder’s Quorum President in the Star, Idaho 1st Ward. Please share this. This man has been a pillar in the Eagle/Star Idaho community and has insane influence. If you link the article, it goes on and on about his lifetime athletic accomplishments, NOT the harm of abuse and rape."

One of two news links below:

https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/crime/former-eagle-basketball-coach-jeff-ranstrom-charged-with-rape-sexual-battery-of-a-child/277-292b485d-56bd-4276-aa4d-678be137e00a?fbclid=IwAR1Rd1I4ElikLv6Lnkbytkmi0ooWiovEle62_1nfde3TYE9QGq1qovEnUpA


https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/crime/article235740142.html?fbclid=IwAR0L2I6fQgfNBAZoFTNHkO_1hHKrDr7bXeYv1AQlCU9fWTDsLuIYPV5_LSc

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Posted by: elderolddog ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 11:53AM

To add to the tragedy, take a look at the photo in the following article. He's 31 and has fathered five kids. The basic math has him getting married right after his mission...

https://www.idahopress.com/sports/highschool/basketball_-_boys/eagle-boys-basketball-coach-jeff-ranstrom-has-team-back-at/article_480f7be1-6987-52ba-bbe8-6eba83479686.html?fbclid=IwAR1ZAz1uEOgmu9qfqsgznVchYh53cg9LbTEKuFVMncSiLxZY7LZ_exKsAas


This is in no way intended to be a defense of this individual, but I feel the prompting of the spirit to mention that mormonism asks that men not yield to the temptations of the flesh outside of marriage and then makes marriage between two unprepared young people a sort of ideal. "Trust in the lord!" "Yea, ghawd will provide!" "You won't be asked to do something that you can't handle!"

So following the advice of his faith and his penis, he got married the first chance he could.

And then temptation, in the form of a 16 then, 17 now, femme fatale came into his life. And his dick said, "Yeah, we can DO this! We can do her and get away with it! No problem!"

Dicks can be so deceiving and so convincing.

Poor bastard.

I'm sort of lucky that I make a terrible first impression...

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Posted by: GNPE ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 12:03PM

?Did the 17 y.o. female dress with 'porn shoulders'?

well there's your problem....


O, I guess the coach was partly at fault, he plainly had facial hair, he fell into the trap of using it to attract her!


now if we can get a Mormon Judge, prosecutor & jury on the case, maybe we can make it 100% the woman's fault! Problem Solved!!

(could it also be that he Ms regularly, is a porn addict, and maybe... just maybe... his wife or gf doesn't 'put out' enough with what he needs...) Stay Tuned!!

edited to add: He probably drinks coffee



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/03/2019 12:25PM by GNPE.

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Posted by: subeamnotlogedin ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 06:48PM

Joseph Smith was married to many teenage girls the youngest being 14. All Jeff needs to say is that he was commanded by an angel with a flaming sort to marry the 17 year old as his polygamous bride.

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Posted by: cl2 ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 01:17PM

enough. It doesn't matter how often they had sex, it obviously wasn't enough.

It isn't enough that she lost a child. Now this. And instead of people thinking that this is a horrible tragedy for her, they will talk behind her back about it is all her fault. Oh, and the 17-year-old girl's fault. Not his.

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Posted by: Elder Berry ( )
Date: October 08, 2019 05:00PM

cl2 Wrote:
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> And instead of people thinking that this is a
> horrible tragedy for her, they will talk behind
> her back about it is all her fault.

In older human societies it would have been up to the father or chief to determine if he did anything bad.

In modern times societies blame the people making the "choices" with their "free will." The wife is to blame for choosing him. In other times the society would have made the choice for her.

And the teenager is a victim no matter how consensual because her society has made children a protected class. Does something magical happen at 18? Why can children marry with their parent's consent?

We don't know the whole story but I feel for the girl more than the perp and his wife. She was the one used. And from what details we know it was a pattern of abuse.

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Posted by: subeamnotlogedin ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 03:47PM

Star 1st Ward
English
Star Idaho Stake
484 South Main Street
STAR, Idaho 83669-5253
United States

View All Wards Meeting Here

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Posted by: subeamnotlogedin ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 03:51PM

A quick Google search for star Idaho first ward and I found the ward building. Coming Sunday will probably be very akward on this ward.

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Posted by: GNPE ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 04:02PM

If any of his MORON overlords (aka line of authority) knew of this & didn't report to cops...

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Posted by: summer ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 06:58PM

So now his wife has five young children with (likely) no way of supporting them. :(

As a teacher, I have nothing but contempt for those teachers who violate the trust of the position.

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Posted by: Elder Berry ( )
Date: October 08, 2019 05:04PM

I wonder how many secondary teachers do it for the fawning teens.

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Posted by: ziller ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 10:08PM

ban 17 year old girls ~

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Posted by: Susan I/S ( )
Date: October 03, 2019 11:28PM

Here are the things that stood out to me. Grooming her since she was a freshman. A third party reported this, where were her parents? That this took place in several areas - my first thought was that he was her coach but he was the boys coach. And not to forget the two counts of burglary? What is up with that??

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Posted by: subeamnotlogedin ( )
Date: October 04, 2019 10:47AM

Since he is the Elders Quorum President was he a high priest? Will a court of love be held? Will he be excommunicated? I assume he will be on the sex offender list but since lds.inc does no background checks that would not help anyway.

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Posted by: Gheco ( )
Date: October 04, 2019 11:18AM

subeamnotlogedin Wrote:
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> Since he is the Elders Quorum President was he a
> high priest? Will a court of love be held? Will he
> be excommunicated? I assume he will be on the sex
> offender list but since lds.inc does no background
> checks that would not help anyway.

Obviously he should be promoted to bishop or stake prez.

My guess is that he would turn down the promotion to be the priesthood authority over the young womens program.

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Posted by: Susan I/S ( )
Date: October 05, 2019 02:25AM

If he gets booted depends on how much money he makes.

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Posted by: GNPE ( )
Date: October 05, 2019 02:17PM

and what place his parents, wife & wife's parents are in the ward, community.

It's one thing to comfort the perp, show love, but quite another to 'go to bat for him' to try to reduce the consequences of his choices/actions.


the 17 year old victim will be vilified, that's sad.

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Posted by: elderolddog ( )
Date: October 04, 2019 03:15PM

  A person brings ghawd into her life and gives him the credit for all the good that is in her life and then suddenly ghawd decides to test you, or some kind of shiz like that...

  This link goes to the pages where Sis. Ranstrom has stored up heavenly treasures, or as we sinners call them, memes.

  Surely she will find the comfort she seeks. /s


  https://www.pinterest.co.uk/iranstrom/church/



  "All you need in life are enough of the right kind of memes!"

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Posted by: Human ( )
Date: October 05, 2019 02:51PM

Piece of it bastards like this guy deserve a good solid kick in the nuts and then another kick in the rump into a jail cell.

The selfishness of people like this baffle me to no end.

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Posted by: elderolddog ( )
Date: October 05, 2019 03:10PM

So I'm guessing you're cynical enough to entertain some ideas that don't make true remorse the basis for his having turned himself in?

Because I personally have a hard time accepting the fact that his concern for his immortal soul was what sparked his current behavior.

Maybe it's because I'm too much of a rat bastard to understand such purity of heart?

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Posted by: Susan I/S ( )
Date: October 06, 2019 12:53AM

I think it was more a situation of if he didn't someone else would. I hope they find a way to move the girl out of the area. Far out of the area. I have heard how small town mormonish that whole area is.

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Posted by: Human ( )
Date: October 05, 2019 04:36PM

Cynical enough? No, man.

There’ll always be rat bastards selfish enough to be the devil while pretending the angel.

Cynicism would be believing that everyone, at bottom, is as selfish as this guy.

But ya, not everybody deserves a swift kick in the nuts even while they’re saying sorry, but this guy does.

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Posted by: cludgie ( )
Date: October 06, 2019 04:55PM

His victims had better assess their share of the blame, though. (Church's message, not mine.)

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Posted by: subeamnotlogedin ( )
Date: October 06, 2019 06:40PM

Rangstrom will be back in court 10/17/2019.

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Posted by: subeamnotlogedin ( )
Date: October 07, 2019 09:29AM

“He would have her meet him places; for example; he had a lawn care company; so he would have her meet him in the trailer, where the sexual activity would happen,” Ada County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney John Dinger said.

“They did this at a storage shed,” Dinger continued. “…At his own home, at his own parents’ home, and more than once he went into the home of the victim while her parents were asleep and engaged her sexually. And he also kissed and fondled her at his employment at Eagle High School in his classroom.”

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Posted by: elderolddog ( )
Date: October 08, 2019 04:25PM

Should a mormon Rumspringa be considered by the GAs, wherein they let it be known that repentance will be a mere formality for them to come back into full fellowship?

It would piss off all the young and middle-aged adults who DIDN'T get to frolic naked in the garden of get-some-in-me, meaning the wicked ways of the world.

Now I'm thinking how neat it would be for the church to run a 'disneyland-like' fleshpot park where the young-uns could sate themselves silly, get it all out of their systems and then live another 60 or so years with some interesting memories, and possibly videos.

Yeah, I'm a dreamer...

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Date: October 08, 2019 05:05PM


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