You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #6: In the book The Handmaid's Tale, wasn't the government overturned by [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-01-08 10:47 AM
Response to Original message
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.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  -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 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC