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US Politics & Gov't

Terrifying Law Turns Michigan Into A Theocracy -- The Christian Right Is Coming For Your State Next
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: theocracy, Religious Right, religion, tyranny )

Freya
- 18 days ago - addictinginfo.org
One of the core tenets of the United States established by the Founding Fathers was the separation of Church and State -- but an expanding Christian Right wants to turn the U.S. into a religious state, where ideology trumps law -- and they just succeeded in
Paul Ryan Is Speaker Along With A Former (Fake?) Terrorist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Paul Ryan, Kamal Saleem, Values Voter Summit, Family Research Council, Michele Bachmann, Khodor Shami, terrorist, religious right, Egypt, Libya )

Dandelion
- 832 days ago - rightwingwatch.org
Kamal Saleem is widely known to be a fraud. Yet he's being presented by the Family Research Council as the real deal and appears next to Ryan on the featured speakers page, with "former terrorist" under his name. And this man is running for Vice President
Crusader Christianity, Tea Party Cult, & The Left (Wip)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religious right, propaganda, republicans, americans, congress, dishonesty, ethics, elections, government, lies )

Carrie
- 1240 days ago - open.salon.com
Political theology is no stranger to me. I'm a Jesuit trained progressive who's not ashamed to claim either the best of my spiritual heritage or the part of my identity and brain that was wired by it when I was young.
The 12 Worst (and Most Powerful) Christian Right Groups
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religious right, politics, news, republicans, Tea Party, government, dishonesty, usa, media )

Cal
- 1329 days ago - alternet.org
The Religious Right in America is lavishly funded and politically well connected. These groups raise more than three-quarters of a billion dollars annually, mostly tax-exempt.
The Bigger Story Behind Anti-Semitism in Texas
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, religion, anti-Semitism, conservative right, religious right, Christian politicians, republicans, government, ethics, usa )

Cal
- 1476 days ago - motherjones.com
Republican activists have taken aim at one of their own: House speaker Joe Straus. Straus is a moderate. He's also Jewish. Maybe you can see where this is headed.
Why Sarah Palin Will Never Lead the Religious Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., politics, Sarah Palin, religious right, news, government )

Cal
- 1646 days ago - alternet.org
Despite her claim to a conservative form of feminism, Sarah Palin will never lead the religious right for one simple reason: She's a woman.
Election Results Suggest Religious Right Remains Force To Contend With, Says Americans United
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Religious Right, republicans, government, ethics, elections, candidates )

Tierney
- 1878 days ago - au.org
Election results in Virginia, New Jersey, New York and Maine serve as a reminder that the Religious Right remains an influential force in political life, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
What To Expect While We're Expecting: Politics In the Time of Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: barack obama, democrats, republicans, 2009, GOP, 9/11, Iraq, Afghanistan, Katrina, global warming, national debt, economic meltdown, bush, religious right )

Marion
- 2188 days ago - regressiveantidote.net
Some thoughts from a progressive on what we might expect during Obama's term in office.
The Crusaders: Christian Evangelicals Are Plotting To Remake America In Their Own Image
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, Religious Right, Evangelica Political Agenda, Separation of Church and State, Constitution At Risk )

Ariel
- 2573 days ago - rollingstone.com
Vivid proof of the Christianizing of Capitol Hill - the Houses of Worship Free Speech Restoration Act, which would permit ministers to endorse political candidates from their pulpits, making their tax-exempt churches into Republican campaign headquarters!
FAITH AND POLITICS: The Rise of the Religious Right and Its Impact on American Domestic and Foreign Policy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, faith, politics, religious right, republicans )

Marc
- 2622 days ago - trinity.utoronto.ca
This lecture is a highly recommendable, but rather long read on the big influence of religion on American politics. Very interesting and from a European perspective hard to understand that a modern nation has to deal with problems from theMiddle Ages.
   

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