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Mike Davis :
A week in the death of Alfred Olongo: This
is a journal

In El Cajon, long histories of racial and anti-immigrant violence have fused together in a matrix of fanatical Christian conservatism. By Mike Davis | The Rag Blog | October 25, 2015 (Wednesday, September 28) Alfred Olongo, a 38-year-old Ugandan refugee … finish reading Mike Davis :
A week in the death of Alfred Olongo: This
is a journal

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Don Swift : Rick Perry and the New Apostolic Reformation

Rev. Tom Schlueter, a New Apostolic Reformation pastor, shown laying his hands on Rick Perry in front of a painting of the Battle at the Alamo. Image from Right Speak.A threat to American liberties:Rick Perry and the New Apostolic Reformation … finish reading Don Swift : Rick Perry and the New Apostolic Reformation

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Ed Felien : The Consecration of Rick Perry

Warrior for Christ. Image from The Crazy Crusades. A warrior for Christ: The consecration of Rick Perry By Ed Felien / The Rag Blog / August 30, 2011 Governor Rick Perry concluded his prayer in Houston on Saturday, Aug. 7: … finish reading Ed Felien : The Consecration of Rick Perry

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Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

Women’s Christian Temperance Union.In the late nineteenth century, female reformers sought to protect the family from “worldly dangers.”The Tea Party and the newRight-wing Christian feminism By Ruth Rosen /July 6, 2010 Why have American women become so active in the … finish reading Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

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The Christian Right : Our Founding Fathers Would be Appalled

George Washington, the Father of our Country, is memorialized in marble — totally ready to toga — on the U.S. Capitol grounds (circa 1899). The statue is now in the Smithsonian. Photo from the Library of Congress / Boston College Magazine.Today’s … finish reading The Christian Right : Our Founding Fathers Would be Appalled

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Conspiracy Nation : Barack Obama and the Right-Wing Demagogues

Illustration by Gino Barzizza / The Indypendent.Conspiracy Nation: Right-wing demagogues reach out to a supposedly beleagured white middle class, telling them they are being squeezed by parasitic traitors from above and below. By Chip Berlet / September 18, 2009 Even … finish reading Conspiracy Nation : Barack Obama and the Right-Wing Demagogues

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Revising History in Texas : Christ in the Classroom

Cartoon from San Francisco Sentinel. Last week, Stephen Colbert tipped his ironic hat to the Texas State Board of Education. The board had already allowed creationism to be considered in Texas biology classes, the comedian said approvingly, and now it … finish reading Revising History in Texas : Christ in the Classroom

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Scott Roeder : The Anti-Abortion Zealotry of the Radical Right

Right wing militant Scott Roeder, accused of murdering Dr. George Tiller. Photo from Sedgwick County Jail. The [right wing] nationalists, including a more virulent white nationalist extreme, are gathering strength and getting bold, even though they are still a militant … finish reading Scott Roeder : The Anti-Abortion Zealotry of the Radical Right

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James Dobson’s Mass Mailing : ‘Focus on Stupidity’

Apocalyptic fearmonger James Dobson.‘Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America,’: ‘Toxic Cornpone.’by Robert Weitzel / November 3, 2008 You tell me whar a man gits his corn pone, en I’ll tell you what his ’pinions is. Mark Twain Mark Twain once … finish reading James Dobson’s Mass Mailing : ‘Focus on Stupidity’

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Sarah Palin and Dominionism : Kingdom Now

Honest Questions About Sarah Palin’s Religious Backgroundby Sherman De Brosse / The Rag Blog / October 8, 2008 The nation spent weeks scrutinizing the pronouncements of Reverend Dr. Jeremiah Wright and asking if Barack Obama agreed with them. Now we … finish reading Sarah Palin and Dominionism : Kingdom Now

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Abstinence Only : Sex Education as Politics

Annual funding for abstinence-only is close to $175 millionBy Scott Murray / October 1, 2008 When Alfred Kinsey published Sexual Behavior in the Human Male in 1948, he included a stern word of caution to his readers: “as long as … finish reading Abstinence Only : Sex Education as Politics

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Groups Protest Honor for Anti-Gay Crusader James Dobson

James Dobson leads flock in prayer during an anti-gay “Battle for Marriage” rally.Uproar over plans to induct evangelist Dobson into broadcast hall of fame.By Michelle Garcia / October 2, 2008 Four organizations are demanding that the Museum of Broadcast Communications … finish reading Groups Protest Honor for Anti-Gay Crusader James Dobson

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