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The Terrorists Who Aren't in the News


Anti-abortion fanatics spread fear by bombings, murders and assaults, but the media take little notice. )

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Interesting Cross Pollination



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This is sacreligious.

LJ-SEC: (ORIGINALLY POSTED BY [info]velvetpage)


"Many things died on November 7th, 2006. Twelve years of Republican control of the House. Six years of electoral success for President Bush. Four years of GOP Senate control. Perhaps the "inside the beltway" mindset of Christian conservatives will also die. However, death, for the Christian, is certainly not a bad thing, because death always points toward resurrection. Christianity teaches that redemption is always possible, no matter how bleak things appear. For the Christian conservatives, perhaps something died on November 7th, but, thanks be to God, on November 8th we can start again."

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And the Haggard Scandal grows: CoverUp Revealed

I predicted when the Haggard scandal originally broke that it had the real potential of going thermonuclear--in that other dominionists would likely get caught in the widening scandal. (This is especially true, as the Denver Post has reported that Haggard may have been engaging in gay affairs as early as ten years ago.)

Already, James Dobson has dropped out of the "Dream Team" of "reparation therapists" who will try to "turn Haggard straight", claiming time constraints--which (to me, anyways, as a walkaway) is a sign that either Dobson is scared *he* is going to be snared in or has real doubts about the effectiveness of his "degaying". (Either is possible.)

And the scandal is officially spreading. As it turns out, dominionist leader Lou Sheldon of the Traditional Values Coalition actively covered up the Haggard scandal along with other dominionist leaders for several months before it broke in the mainstream press:
Would you like to know more? )

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What happens to megachurches with Superstar Pastors...?

LJ-SEC: (ORIGINALLY POSTED BY [info]amethyst_hunter)

Yes, this is related to the Ted Haggard scandal

Article text inside; with highlights underlined by me )

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