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Unhealthy contamination?
World Net Daily ^ | JANUARY 15 | Linda Bowles

Posted on 01/15/2002 5:25:44 PM PST by concerned about politics

Unhealthy contamination?

© 2002 Linda Bowles

According to Newsweek's Howard Fineman, it is the intention of the Democrat Party to launch an all-out political attack on conservative Christians during the next election cycle. In a recent article, Fineman writes that "Democrats are planning a daring assault on the most critical turf in politics: the cultural mainstream."

Democrats will accuse the Republican Party of being out of the mainstream because it is under the control of the "religious right," a force within America that mirrors the bigotry of the Taliban and does not "honor the ideals of tolerance – religious, sexual, racial, reproductive – at home." The New York Times is cooperating by referring to Islamic radicals as "the religious right."

As vicious as this seems at first glance, it should come as no surprise. For more than 40 years, the heathen left have successfully executed a systematic, step-by-step dismantlement of a structure of morals and values carefully put in place to protect the history, heritage and cultural identity of America.

Our books, movies, art, television and music are a unified chorus of smut and anti-social messages. We curse in public places; the media make celebrities of serial murderers; our children are taught about condoms in the third grade; the Boy Scouts are under attack to embrace atheists and homosexuals; the family is being legally undermined; churches are pressured to rewrite scriptures to accommodate those who are proud of their transgressions; religious apartheid is officially sanctioned and practiced by the government; and bewildered taxpayers are told they have no choice but to pay for liberal propaganda, blasphemous art and pornography on public television.

In his new book "The Death of the West," Pat Buchanan describes what has happened with these chilling words: "In half a lifetime, many Americans have seen their God dethroned, their heroes defiled, their culture polluted, their values assaulted, their country invaded, and themselves demonized as extremists and bigots for holding on to beliefs Americans have held for generations."

A few years ago, Dr. James C. Dobson, president of Focus on the Family, reminisced about the way America was in 1954 when he graduated from high school. In searching through the news archives, he came across a statement made by Earl Warren, chief justice of the Supreme Court. Chief Justice Warren, remembered as a liberal jurist, was quoted in Time magazine on Feb. 15, 1954, as follows:

I believe no one can read the history of our country without realizing that the Good Book and the spirit of the Savior have from the beginning been our guiding geniuses ... I believe the entire Bill of Rights came into being because of the knowledge our forefathers had of the Bible and their belief in it: freedom of belief, of expression, of assembly, of petition, the dignity of the individual, the sanctity of the home, equal justice under law, and the reservation of powers to the people.

Less than 50 years later, if a nominee to the Supreme Court today said what Chief Justice Warren said, he would not have any chance at all of being confirmed by the Senate. He would be considered too extreme to interpret the Constitution.

He would come under immediate and heavy attack by the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Organization for Women, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Education Association, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation League, Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Jewish Anti-Defamation League, the National Council of Churches, various organizations dedicated to the promotion of illegal immigration, and assorted other self-righteously outraged constituencies of the Democrat Party.

If a teacher in a public school in America today, in general assembly or in a history class, were to say what Supreme Court Justice Warren said, that teacher would be labeled a mean-spirited racist bigot, accused of spewing hate in the classroom, and sent to "sensitivity" training for the purpose of erasing the completely unacceptable idea that there might be something unique or superior in the way the United States of America came into being.

In a larger sense, anything having to do with religion – particularly the symbols and ideas of the Christian religion – has been treated like an unhealthy contamination, and systematically exorcised out of what has come to be called the public (as opposed to the private) sector. Unfortunately, essentially everything in the country has been declared to be in the "public" sector and hence subject to unconstrained state control.

Perhaps the greatest challenge facing America today is whether people of faith will allow themselves to be quarantined.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: abortionlist; catholiclist; christianlist; prolife
Nothing like telling it like it is.
Chalk this up to the Clinton legacy, where the oval office became a whore house for liberals.
1 posted on 01/15/2002 5:25:44 PM PST by concerned about politics
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To: concerned about politics
Here is Bush, a born-again Christian, president with the highest sustained approval ratings in history, and the democrats think it is a strategy to demonize religious belief?
2 posted on 01/15/2002 7:17:38 PM PST by thucydides
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To: thucydides
Here is Bush, a born-again Christian, president with the highest sustained approval ratings in history, and the democrats think it is a strategy to demonize religious belief?

They don't have anything left. Maybe they're going for broke?

3 posted on 01/15/2002 7:19:08 PM PST by concerned about politics
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To: concerned about politics
This is great news. One of the good things to come out of the attack on 9/11, if there is such a thing, recognizing the terrible loss of life, was the awakening of America to the fact that there are things more precious than material goods and little hand-outs from our favorite politician.

This is not good for our Democrat's vote buying schemes. Comparing the Christian Right to the Taliban and trying to divide the majority of the public is not going to go over real well in this atmosphere.

4 posted on 01/15/2002 8:05:20 PM PST by meenie
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To: Protectrunborn; mother of eight; victim soul; Dr. Goodwill Hunting;notwithstanding; jmj333...
Our books, movies, art, television and music are a unified chorus of smut and anti-social messages. We curse in public places; the media make celebrities of serial murderers; our children are taught about condoms in the third grade; the Boy Scouts are under attack to embrace atheists and homosexuals; the family is being legally undermined; churches are pressured to rewrite scriptures to accommodate those who are proud of their transgressions; religious apartheid is officially sanctioned and practiced by the government; and bewildered taxpayers are told they have no choice but to pay for liberal propaganda, blasphemous art and pornography on public television.

In his new book "The Death of the West," Pat Buchanan describes what has happened with these chilling words: "In half a lifetime, many Americans have seen their God dethroned, their heroes defiled, their culture polluted, their values assaulted, their country invaded, and themselves demonized as extremists and bigots for holding on to beliefs Americans have held for generations."

This one was too good to miss bump!

5 posted on 01/25/2002 2:59:58 PM PST by IM2Phat4U
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To: thucydides; concerned about politics
Sure they hate Bush, but they hated Him first. Remember, it's not about flesh and blood....
6 posted on 01/25/2002 3:04:23 PM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: concerned about politics
Oh please dimocrats, bring it!

In Southeast Texas the sheeple are overwhelmingly democrats and also mostly born-again Christians.

I can see it now.

LibKill: "You know the Democrats are comparing Christians to the Taliban?

Democrat: "So?"

LibKill: "You're a Christian, born-again, right?"

Democrat: "Yes!"

LibKill: "They mean you, how do you feel about that?"

I don't expect that this will turn Christian dims into conservatives, but it may make them stay home on election day.

7 posted on 01/25/2002 3:07:59 PM PST by LibKill
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To: JHavard; Havoc; OldReggie; Iowegian; PayNoAttentionManBehindCurtain;TrueBeliever9...
Democrats will accuse the Republican Party of being out of the mainstream because it is under the control of the "religious right," a force within America that mirrors the bigotry of the Taliban and does not "honor the ideals of tolerance – religious, sexual, racial, reproductive – at home." The New York Times is cooperating by referring to Islamic radicals as "the religious right."

As vicious as this seems at first glance, it should come as no surprise. For more than 40 years, the heathen left have successfully executed a systematic, step-by-step dismantlement of a structure of morals and values carefully put in place to protect the history, heritage and cultural identity of America.

A truth Bump...even the heathans here at FR rage!

8 posted on 01/25/2002 3:16:43 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: concerned about politics
Good post.
9 posted on 01/25/2002 3:19:39 PM PST by Mighty Pen
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To: concerned about politics
Again the New York Times comes in with more "negative evidence" that demonstrates that they were behind the Anthrax Attack.
10 posted on 01/25/2002 3:52:38 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: RnMomof7
Democrats will accuse the Republican Party of being out of the mainstream because it is under the control of the "religious right,"

And the Christians burned Rome, the Jews were parasites of Hitler's Germany and Republicans can't be Christians like Hillary says.

11 posted on 01/25/2002 4:27:57 PM PST by Dataman
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To: concerned about politics; EagleNebula; JohnHuang2; All
S'ok...I have a plan too.

I'm going to tell the truth about them...the truth that they are a bunch of socialist trash; completely in thrall to NAMBLA, the homosexual lobby, the abortion industry (that has never seen an abortion they didn't like), the Trial Lawyers, (who constantly drive up the costs of the things we buy), etc., etc., ad nauseum...

I'm going to tell the truth...that if they had their way, they would collect 100% of every dollar we earn; since they believe with all their hearts that all of the money belongs to the government (i.e. THEM); not the people who grow the food, build the products, and provide the services that make this the best country in the world to live in.

I'm going to tell the truth; that they are in cahoots with 'people' like Larry Flint and the rest of the pornographers, who would destroy families with their filth, and rob children of their precious innocence.

I'm going to tell the truth; that the Democrats have become the party of radical feminism, radical homosexuals, radical abortionists and perpetrators of infanticide, radical statists of every stripe, radical enviromentalists...who want to control our thoughts, our land, our speech, our worship, our children, our money, and even what food we put into our bodies.

I'm going to tell the truth; that any American who votes for a Democrat in the year of our Lord, 2002, is voting for those who would eviscerate our national defense, if we would let them. (After all, 9-11 was the result of eight years of the Clinton Administration's big carrot, little stick foreign policy.)

Let them paint us right wing extremists...it won't work. But it will be easy to make the case for Democrat extremism, simply because it's true...and the Truth is more powerful than anything they have ever imagined.

12 posted on 01/25/2002 4:46:03 PM PST by EternalVigilance
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To: concerned about politics
Chalk this up to the Clinton legacy, where the oval office became a whore house for liberals. I had a moslem throw that in my face last week! How could the United States call themselves a Christian nation when they had a president like Clinton doing such things while in office? And if that is what Christian is.....

So this is what other countries think of us after 8 yrs of his garbage!?

13 posted on 01/25/2002 5:49:00 PM PST by ~EagleNebula~
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To: concerned about politics
According to Newsweek's Howard Fineman, it is the intention of the Democrat Party to launch an all-out political attack on conservative Christians during the next election cycle.

The dims will cut their own throat if they do this.

14 posted on 01/25/2002 6:18:16 PM PST by Salvation
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To: concerned about politics
I believe no one can read the history of our country without realizing that the Good Book and the spirit of the Savior have from the beginning been our guiding geniuses ... I believe the entire Bill of Rights came into being because of the knowledge our forefathers had of the Bible and their belief in it: freedom of belief, of expression, of assembly, of petition, the dignity of the individual, the sanctity of the home, equal justice under law, and the reservation of powers to the people.
15 posted on 01/25/2002 6:21:38 PM PST by Salvation
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To: IM2Phat4U
bump
16 posted on 01/25/2002 6:25:26 PM PST by patent
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To: concerned about politics
And another bump for a good post and good thread.
17 posted on 01/25/2002 8:15:42 PM PST by Judith Anne
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To: Judith Anne;marylina
Bump and ping!
18 posted on 01/25/2002 8:29:10 PM PST by Bradís Gramma
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To: RnMomof7
Linda Bowles is a tremendous conservative Christian essayist. Her analyses and roll call of the main purveyors of anti-Christian, anti-conservative, anti-freedom American values, of course sanctioned by the D-Rats, is absolutely right on...

Can anyone of sound mind and judgement refute the fact that that Republicans vs. Democrats has certainly evolved into an ideological battle between good vs. evil not only for the soul of America, but of the world?

19 posted on 01/25/2002 8:43:32 PM PST by F16Fighter
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To: F16Fighter
Hey Fighter a BTTT for your comment..you are right on! Hope all is well!
20 posted on 01/25/2002 9:11:37 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: IM2Phat4U
Thanks for the ping....

Sounds like it will be a very intersting year..

FReegards,

GOD BLESS AMERICA !!

David

21 posted on 01/25/2002 11:06:08 PM PST by davidosborne
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To: concerned about politics;Jim Robinson; archy; 4TheFlag; Aeronaut; summer; Ragtime Cowgirl...
Very worthy of bumps and pings... !!!

David

22 posted on 01/25/2002 11:07:56 PM PST by davidosborne
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To: RnMomof7
vicious as this seems at first glance, it should come as no surprise. For more than 40 years, the heathen left have successfully executed a systematic, step-by-step dismantlement of a structure of morals and values carefully put in place to protect the history, heritage and cultural identity of America.

A truth Bump...even the heathans here at FR rage!

Amen!

23 posted on 01/26/2002 12:46:09 AM PST by fortheDeclaration
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To: concerned about politics;khepera
Democrats will accuse the Republican Party of being out of the mainstream because it is under the control of the "religious right," a force within America that mirrors the bigotry of the Taliban and does not "honor the ideals of tolerance – religious, sexual, racial, reproductive – at home." The New York Times is cooperating by referring to Islamic radicals as "the religious right."

Democrats, Abortion, Homosexuality, Theft, Murder, Lying (the short list); they all are about the same, destroy a once great Country.

24 posted on 01/26/2002 4:24:40 AM PST by wwjdn
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To: wwjdn
the "religious right," a force within America that mirrors the bigotry of the Taliban and does not "honor the ideals of tolerance – religious, sexual, racial, reproductive – at home."

The "Left" is twice as bigoted as the "religious right" on their own issues. and as much as they would like to make you think that they are unsafe to do what they want to in their own homes its not true. It is only when they do it or announce it in public that it is offensive and libel for prosecution. To have Religious preferences or Morals is far more helpful to society then Sexually perverted pro-death racism as promoted by the immoral "Heathen Left".

25 posted on 01/26/2002 4:35:27 AM PST by Khepera
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To: concerned about politics;khepera;Dr. Good Will Hunting
He would come under immediate and heavy attack by the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Organization for Women, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Education Association, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation League, Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Jewish Anti-Defamation League, the National Council of Churches, various organizations dedicated to the promotion of illegal immigration, and assorted other self-righteously outraged constituencies of the Democrat Party.

Talk about the devils minion!!! All of these organizations are evil, vile, corrupt, bigoted. The only exception that I am unsure of is the National Council of Churches, I have no idea where they stand and I haven't heard much about them so it isn't fair to criticize them.

The above listed organizations are out to squash and alternate agenda especially:
1. American Civil Liberties Union (moral killers)
2. National Organization for Women (kill all men)
3. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (only for minorities except the only true minority white male)
4. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (blacks against any other color)
5. National Education Association (socialist party to gain control of children)
6. Planned Parenthood Federation of America (Nazi death squad)
7. Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation League (we are superior, bow to us and give us your children)

26 posted on 01/26/2002 4:38:50 AM PST by wwjdn
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To: Khepera
To have Religious preferences or Morals is far more helpful to society then Sexually perverted pro-death racism as promoted by the immoral "Heathen Left".

Ya THINK? BTTT for Saturday afternoon reading!!!

28 posted on 01/26/2002 12:07:28 PM PST by Bradís Gramma
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To: meenie
This is not good for our Democrat's vote buying schemes. Comparing the Christian Right to the Taliban and trying to divide the majority of the public is not going to go over real well in this atmosphere.

I doubt if it will go over well at all with black Christians, who, in my experience, are among the most devout people there are still left in America.

29 posted on 01/26/2002 2:11:01 PM PST by pray4liberty
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To: LibKill
Come on, you know that they're more cunning than that. I'm afraid that they'll go to great lengths to delineate between 'good' Christians and the radicals that don't want to get along (i.e., those who are serious about their faith). If we think this is a joke or an exercise in political suicide, we're totally missing the point of this article: "Perhaps the greatest challenge facing America today is whether people of faith will allow themselves to be quarantined."

If that happens, it will probably be the beginning of serious persecution for committed Christians.

30 posted on 01/26/2002 2:47:52 PM PST by Egg
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To: Egg
If that happens, it will probably be the beginning of serious persecution for committed Christians.

I hope not. But if so the Christians will have me on their side.

31 posted on 01/26/2002 2:54:24 PM PST by LibKill
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To: LibKill
;) Thanks! Care to join?
32 posted on 01/26/2002 3:02:06 PM PST by Egg
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To: IM2Phat4U
Thanks for the flag. Good commentary.
33 posted on 01/26/2002 3:39:28 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Brad's Gramma
This is not surprising. It's fun watching them continue to stoop to new lows. They're really flailing, and I say, "Bring it on!"

BUMP!

34 posted on 01/26/2002 4:42:05 PM PST by marylina
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To: wwjdn
Right on !!!
35 posted on 01/26/2002 4:53:24 PM PST by Dr. Good Will Hunting
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To: wwjdn;khepera;argee
Democrats, Abortion, Homosexuality, Theft, Murder, Lying (the short list); they all are about the same, destroy a once great Country.

Right again.

36 posted on 01/26/2002 4:54:49 PM PST by Dr. Good Will Hunting
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To: EternalVigilance
Bravo Zulu! Well said, EV, and a brilliant plan.

Conservatives should call out these Liberal/Socialist/Marxist bastards at every opportunity!

37 posted on 01/26/2002 6:09:32 PM PST by Taxman
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To: davidosborne
In a larger sense, anything having to do with religion – particularly the symbols and ideas of the Christian religion – has been treated like an unhealthy contamination, and systematically exorcised out of what has come to be called the public (as opposed to the private) sector. Unfortunately, essentially everything in the country has been declared to be in the "public" sector and hence subject to unconstrained state control.

I totally concur. Thanks for the flag, David.

38 posted on 01/26/2002 6:35:17 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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To: pray4liberty
"I doubt if it will go over well at all with black Christians, who, in my experience, are among the most devout people there are still left in America."

Since ofer 90% of these "devout" people routinely vote for the Party of Satan, they must certainly also be the most schizophrenic people in America.

They must be devout, since they are led by such saints as the Reverends Jesse and Al, not to mention the overt use of their churches for democrat fund raising. I wonder, historically, if any other devoutly Christian community demonstrates a comparable rate of abortion, illegitimacy and violent crime.

40 posted on 01/27/2002 4:18:49 AM PST by Goetz_von_Berlichingen
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To: Goetz_von_Berlichingen
I'm talking about the truly devout people, not the so-called "Christians-for-convenience" in the same boat as Jesse & Al.

Jesse & Al are not popular among black Catholics.

41 posted on 01/27/2002 7:42:42 AM PST by pray4liberty
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To: davidosborne
Interesting. Thanks for the ping, David.
42 posted on 01/27/2002 2:02:12 PM PST by summer
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