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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-01-08 10:47 AM
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6. In the book The Handmaid's Tale, wasn't the government overturned by
a military coup that installed the Dominionist-like religious whackos??

Watch out for these people. They practically use that book as their playbook. Just like the FLDS folks.
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  -its true, our military is now a religious christian military ensho  May-01-08 10:32 AM   #0 
  - I thought Christianity was a religion of peace?  TechBear_Seattle   May-01-08 10:37 AM   #1 
  - Oh, you've been listening to that silly Jesus guy again...  paparush   May-01-08 11:19 AM   #13 
  - Holy crap. The National Day of Prayer is now the National Day of Christian Prayer.  GodlessBiker   May-01-08 10:38 AM   #2 
  - ...unless it's on a Friday?  crikkett   May-01-08 10:43 AM   #3 
  - For all intents and purposes, yeah, it is  LibertyLover   May-01-08 12:45 PM   #23 
  - Bwhahaha!  Hydra   May-01-08 10:44 AM   #4 
  - It is another marker in the fascist transformation of the country  nadinbrzezinski   May-01-08 12:11 PM   #20 
     - Yeah, I think I'm popcorning it  Hydra   May-01-08 12:28 PM   #22 
     - And I think they are wrong....  nadinbrzezinski   May-01-08 06:53 PM   #31 
        - Wanna know something scary?  Hydra   May-02-08 10:20 AM   #34 
     - The same thing happened to the Roman Empire  TechBear_Seattle   May-01-08 12:47 PM   #24 
        - Yep the US has been compared to Rome by many over the decades  nadinbrzezinski   May-01-08 06:51 PM   #30 
        - don't forget  Blue_Tires   May-02-08 11:07 AM   #38 
  - Wasn't there a recruiting video along the same lines that surfaced a few yrs back?  Echo In Light   May-01-08 10:46 AM   #5 
  - In the book The Handmaid's Tale, wasn't the government overturned by  kestrel91316   May-01-08 10:47 AM   #6 
  - Yes  leftofcool   May-01-08 11:00 AM   #9 
  - Yup. And they blew up Congress in a "false flag" operation to accomplish their coup.  Tesha   May-01-08 11:44 AM   #15 
  - Atwood was a friggin' psychic. Right up there with Sylvia Brown  truedelphi   May-01-08 12:56 PM   #25 
     - Atwood was a latecomer to the game..  Fumesucker   May-01-08 06:56 PM   #32 
     - Thanks for the links. Sounds like I have some good reading ahead of me.  truedelphi   May-01-08 07:56 PM   #33 
     - I'll second that  ensho   May-02-08 10:31 AM   #36 
  - Fuck the u.s. military  Red Zelda   May-01-08 10:48 AM   #7 
  - ...and elsewhere  Echo In Light   May-01-08 10:49 AM   #8 
  - PRaise Jeezis!  leftofthedial   May-01-08 11:02 AM   #10 
  - Where have you been? The military turned that corner a long time ago.  nichomachus   May-01-08 11:10 AM   #11 
  - gawd  barbtries   May-01-08 11:17 AM   #12 
  - This organization and its bullshit day are ILLEGAL  crimsonblue   May-01-08 11:35 AM   #14 
  - In 2003, Marines in Iraq were told to pray for Bush  aint_no_life_nowhere   May-01-08 11:50 AM   #16 
  - Typical fascist tactics - and it gives Christians bad name! be nice!  Journalgrrl   May-01-08 11:57 AM   #17 
  - We had a RW Christian CO. We also led the entire 1st Marine Air Wing in cases of clap.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-01-08 12:06 PM   #18 
  - when does far-right fundie "christianity" become mandatory for all citizens?  eShirl   May-01-08 12:09 PM   #19 
  - By denigrating Wright, the media is saying that "Anger" is a no-no  truedelphi   May-01-08 12:59 PM   #26 
  - Flyovers; Marine color guards; Can we believe them when they say it is voluntary?  1776Forever   May-01-08 12:23 PM   #21 
  - Ever hear of "Hobson's Choice," Ms. Armstrong?  TechBear_Seattle   May-01-08 06:20 PM   #28 
  - Mike Malloy also mentioned the same thing.  alyce douglas   May-01-08 01:07 PM   #27 
  - More like National Day of Delusion  alarimer   May-01-08 06:44 PM   #29 
  - Fire them!  L. Coyote   May-02-08 10:23 AM   #35 
  - This is what happens when we tolerate any kind of fundamentalism.  seawolf   May-02-08 11:00 AM   #37 
 

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