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41. some more info on 'the family'
Edited on Sun Jul-12-09 07:18 PM by Shallah Kali
The Family: Power, Politics and Fundamentalism's Shadow Elite by Jeff Sharlet

"The Family" and its use of cells, explained

Google search of Talk2Action keywords "doug coe"

NBC News Exclusive: Political ties to a secretive religious group By Andrea Mitchell and Jim Popki w/video (direct link HERE

The Wild Hunt Interview with Jeff Sharlet author of The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power

Terri Gross interviews Dan Balz and Jeff Sharlet on the GOP's continuing decline. Sharlet's The Family: Fundamentalism's most secret and effective group podcast

Imperial Jesus: Family author Jeff Sharlet on the secret history of the other Christian right
"They're not interested in converting the masses. They're interested only in elites." Meet the Family.>

Worse Than Fascists: Christian Political Group 'The Family' Openly Reveres Hitler

Everybody Loves Jesus Or, the unofficial lobbying fest known as the National Prayer Breakfast (which is run by The Family)

Hampton: Religious Buddies Drove Ensign To FedEx To Mail Letter To Cindy (Buddies = Sons of 'The Family' head Doug Coe)

Meet 'The Family' (aka Fellowship or the Foundation or C Street') "Six conservative politicians living in a DC townhouse owned by a fundamentalist Christian organization. What happens when you stop being polite and start finding Jesus?"

"The Family" on C Street - Rachel Maddow Show 7-10-2009 - Part 1 of 2

"The Family" on C Street - Rachel Maddow Show 7-10-2009 - Part 2 of 2

The Religion Report (2008) Elite Fundamentism - The Fellowship's gospel of Capitalist Power (Fellowship aka The Family)

Meet 'The Family' By Anthony Lapp, Guerrilla News Network
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  -Surprising number of Family members and "friends" played key roles as founding members of the DLC : mod mom  Jul-12-09 10:30 AM   #0 
  - Scary - but also a good case for a viable third party. nt  polichick   Jul-12-09 10:34 AM   #1 
  - Great idea - However, people have been talking about a "viable" third party for years in  LaPera   Jul-12-09 07:10 PM   #39 
  - You're right about the two parties stacking the deck...  polichick   Jul-12-09 08:04 PM   #45 
  - We're workin' on it...(n/t)  ProudDad   Jul-12-09 11:43 PM   #58 
  - More proof that the DLC are not Democrats.  baldguy   Jul-12-09 10:35 AM   #2 
  - Hell, most Democrats  femrap   Jul-12-09 10:59 PM   #52 
  - I just read a bunch of articles on "The Family"...  CoffeeCat   Jul-12-09 10:38 AM   #3 
  - Some journalist needs to nail them down and ask the tough questions!  mod mom   Jul-12-09 10:39 AM   #4 
  - Jeff Sharlet wrote a book last year...  Luminous Animal   Jul-12-09 10:57 AM   #9 
     - Here's the interview I heard on NPR's Fresh Air (also worth listening to):  mod mom   Jul-12-09 11:08 AM   #10 
  - Except for Wayne Madsen and the LaRouchies, it's probably all true  starroute   Jul-12-09 11:43 AM   #15 
  - Remember . . . this is global fascism . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-13-09 12:43 AM   #63 
  - I owe a friend an apology  get the red out   Jul-12-09 10:40 AM   #5 
  - They're pretty clear about their motives, I think.  elleng   Jul-12-09 10:42 AM   #6 
  - The Family is a Brokerage of Piety -- trading political favors for pious lip service. disgusting. nt  nashville_brook   Jul-12-09 10:49 AM   #7 
  - they are the money changers in the temple,  mopinko   Jul-12-09 11:21 AM   #13 
     - amen! OT -- the movie" Jesus of Montreal" has the best money-changer-in-the-Temple scene, EVER!  nashville_brook   Jul-12-09 06:52 PM   #35 
     - An excellent film !  RagAss   Jul-12-09 06:58 PM   #38 
     - Is The Family  femrap   Jul-12-09 11:08 PM   #53 
        - No. Do not paint it that way.  kenfrequed   Jul-13-09 09:21 AM   #70 
        - I get the feeling  femrap   Jul-13-09 12:13 PM   #75 
        - do you equate moneychangers with jews?  mopinko   Jul-13-09 12:11 PM   #74 
           - You spoke of the  femrap   Jul-13-09 12:35 PM   #76 
  - extraordinary article. (make sure to read the entire thing!)  inna   Jul-12-09 10:55 AM   #8 
  - Not Surprised In The Least  Me.   Jul-12-09 11:08 AM   #11 
  - Not for me to judge, but the actions that come from people that believe doctrine like the family  RandomThoughts   Jul-12-09 11:18 AM   #12 
  - "Seem to end up creating bad things":  mod mom   Jul-12-09 11:24 AM   #14 
     - I keep wondering if the Family has ties to the current Honduran coup  starroute   Jul-12-09 12:16 PM   #18 
  - The list that needs to be booted out of our party  DJ13   Jul-12-09 11:51 AM   #16 
  - So who will replace them based on their constituency - a liberal dem or conservative GOPer?  stray cat   Jul-12-09 11:54 AM   #17 
  - If they are booted out their financial resources needs to be confiscated.  LiberalFighter   Jul-12-09 12:19 PM   #19 
  - Don't we have a huge deficit? Why should their political agenda be tax exempt?  mod mom   Jul-12-09 12:20 PM   #20 
     - Good idea!!! nt  femrap   Jul-12-09 11:15 PM   #54 
  - Which ones are co-sponsors for or support EFCA and HB 676?  LiberalFighter   Jul-12-09 12:33 PM   #23 
  - A veritable "who's who" of obstructionist turn-coats and thieves.  Greyhound   Jul-12-09 03:21 PM   #27 
  - Funny how the DLC boosters here  Moochy   Jul-12-09 04:42 PM   #31 
     - Why should we waste our time flinging poo with leftwing wackos?  NoPasaran   Jul-12-09 07:15 PM   #40 
        - Brave, Brave NoPasaran!  Moochy   Jul-12-09 07:20 PM   #42 
        - Oh really?  kenfrequed   Jul-13-09 01:13 AM   #65 
  - Why did you leave off Hillary Clinton?  Capn Sunshine   Jul-12-09 05:26 PM   #32 
  - PLEASE check out this fascinating link  PainPerdu   Jul-12-09 06:05 PM   #33 
  - Because she's no longer a Senator?  RaleighNCDUer   Jul-12-09 09:03 PM   #49 
  - Because she voted the other way - thus would hurt their statistics.  karynnj   Jul-12-09 11:17 PM   #55 
  - thank you for this  fascisthunter   Jul-12-09 08:25 PM   #47 
  - Gee! You mean the Democratic Party has been infiltrated--nay, HIJACKED!--  leftofthedial   Jul-12-09 12:23 PM   #21 
  - K&R  bobthedrummer   Jul-12-09 12:31 PM   #22 
  - What bothers me the most about this...  CoffeeCat   Jul-12-09 12:37 PM   #24 
  - +1! n/t  juno jones   Jul-12-09 02:21 PM   #25 
  - K&R, excellent description of what drives these people...  AntiFascist   Jul-12-09 02:54 PM   #26 
  - This should be an op so more people will see it. Well done! nt  polichick   Jul-12-09 08:31 PM   #48 
  - It's patriarchy hiding behind their invented organized patriarchal religion . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-13-09 12:46 AM   #64 
  - Paging Symbolman... I keep hearing Sister Sledge's "We Are Family" when this topic comes up...  cascadiance   Jul-12-09 03:22 PM   #28 
  - I like to play videos, but I don't make them, and I am unaware of any editing in all but a few vids  RandomThoughts   Jul-12-09 04:26 PM   #30 
  - KNR...keep the light on these COCKROACHES IN THEIR CULT  Mari333   Jul-12-09 03:26 PM   #29 
  - K&R (nt)  Autumn Colors   Jul-12-09 06:10 PM   #34 
  - Scary shit!!!  BrklynLiberal   Jul-12-09 06:54 PM   #36 
  - K&R  Moochy   Jul-12-09 06:57 PM   #37 
  - some more info on 'the family'  Shallah Kali   Jul-12-09 07:17 PM   #41 
  - Wow that's quite a list. Thank you Shallah Kali!  mod mom   Jul-12-09 09:27 PM   #51 
  - I must mark this post for future reference.  snake in the grass   Jul-13-09 10:47 AM   #73 
  - K&R  me b zola   Jul-12-09 07:22 PM   #43 
  - Rep. Bart Stupak from Michigan has some splaining to do.  Faygo Kid   Jul-12-09 07:55 PM   #44 
  - holy crap... America has a huge problem on its hands  fascisthunter   Jul-12-09 08:15 PM   #46 
  - Holy F-Ing Sh*t!!!  Odin2005   Jul-12-09 09:14 PM   #50 
  - Money for banksters and monsters. Zip for the middle classes and poor.  Octafish   Jul-12-09 11:20 PM   #56 
  - seems that the Dems  femrap   Jul-12-09 11:24 PM   #57 
  - I'd bet good money the DLC put Obama in office. Oh and btw, Rahm Emanuel is a DLC member.  earth mom   Jul-12-09 11:43 PM   #59 
  - The list from 2006:  earth mom   Jul-12-09 11:51 PM   #60 
  - ...  earth mom   Jul-13-09 07:23 AM   #68 
  - Yep. Obama just moved away from the DLC in the primaries b/c he knew it was a bad brand.  rudy23   Jul-13-09 09:25 AM   #71 
     - Yeah, Obama dodged that one didn't he? But it didn't stop him from hiring Emanuel.  earth mom   Jul-13-09 06:10 PM   #78 
        - ......  earth mom   Jul-14-09 12:40 AM   #79 
  - K&R  valerief   Jul-12-09 11:51 PM   #61 
  - DLC exists to co-opt what's left of the Democratic Party and move it to the right . . .  defendandprotect   Jul-13-09 12:42 AM   #62 
  - What does DLC stand for.?  pam4water   Jul-13-09 02:04 AM   #66 
  - Democratic Leadership Council, but they not officially apart of the Democratic National Committee.  Selatius   Jul-13-09 02:15 AM   #67 
  - DINOs who Love Corporations  mod mom   Jul-13-09 07:31 AM   #69 
  - Do you remember  edc   Jul-13-09 09:57 AM   #72 
  - are you telling me that a violent, conservative, secretive group that demands total obedience and  MisterP   Jul-13-09 12:39 PM   #77 

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