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OneBlueSky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-21-05 12:55 PM
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the Council for National Policy (CNP) . . .
I ran across this Christian site out of Canada the other day . . . apparently they monitor the religious right, and pay particular attention to something called the Council for National Policy, which I wasn't familiar with . . . might be a good resource for those following theocratic developments . . .

The Council for National Policy: What Is It?

http://www.seekgod.ca/cnp.htm

Many Evangelical, Pentecostal, Charismatic, Catholic, Mormon and other ecumenically-minded leaders are members of the Council for National Policy, the 500+ member organization which plans the strategy of the Religious Right in the United States.

The CNP, according to their 1996 Telephone Directory, was founded in 1981. While those involved are from the United States, their organizations and influence cover the globe, both religiously and politically. Members include corporate executives, television evangelists, legislators, former military or high ranking government officers, leaders of 'think tanks' dedicated to molding society and those who many view as Christian leadership. Members in many cases are owners or leaders from industry such as lumber, oil, mining, commodities, real estate, the media, including owners of radio, television and print, with all aspects of life covered. Many are involved in education, determining to influence society's direction by direct input with children and youth.

While this information includes members of the CNP, this is not to say that liberal political figures are excluded from the assessment of having "a heart of desperately wicked and deceitful above all things." No one is precluded. However, the CNP members are overtly "Christian" which is used as a cover to deceive the gullible. They have the "form of godliness" and are somewhat "ministers of righteousness", but deny the true power thereof by a carefully contrived doctrine which assiduously avoids the Scriptures which would expose their works that they are evil. Through their propaganda, they provoke visceral reactions from Christians to fight, become angry, to get involved in the political arena, to join and support their organizations through many monetary contributions which makes "merchandise of the saints."

they have a three-part listing of CNP members . . .

http://www.seekgod.ca/cnporganizations.htm
http://www.seekgod.ca/cnporgan.htm
http://www.seekgod.ca/cnporg.htm

and a name index and bibliography . . .

http://www.seekgod.ca/cnpbase.html
http://www.seekgod.ca/cnpbiblio.htm


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sarahlee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-23-05 03:44 AM
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1. Good work
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KingoftheJungle Donating Member (355 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-23-05 03:48 AM
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2. The CNP is the real power behind the throne...and the rigged elections
http://www.insider-magazine.com/ChristianMafia.htm

PM me with your email and I'll send you some other goodies on the CNP and similar factions.


Awesome links BTW, VERY handy!
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KingoftheJungle Donating Member (355 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-23-05 03:52 AM
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3. BTW, they are now called the "Council * OF * National Policy", as of 2000
Edited on Wed Feb-23-05 03:53 AM by KingoftheJungle
when bush got "elected"

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cosmicdot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-23-05 04:13 PM
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4. interesting ~ the power of a preposition
they see themselves no longer as advocates, but 'the' national policy

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