Theocracy

Religious Right Role Model: Why Can’t America Be More Like Uganda?

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 11/27/2016 - 15:51

"Just how radical is Religious Right leader Tony Perkins?

Consider this: Earlier in the week, the Family Research Council (FRC) president sent a tweet praising the president of Uganda and blasting those who oppose him.

“American Liberals are upset,” tweeted Perkins on Monday, “that Ugandan Pres is leading his nation in repentance – afraid of a modern example of a nation prospered by God?”

Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do about It

Submitted by RWMaster on Fri, 11/25/2016 - 19:28

"At no time in history has the United States had such a high percentage of theocratic members of Congress—those who expressly endorse religious bias in law. Just as ominously, especially for those who share the values and views of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, at no other time have religious fundamentalists effectively had veto power over one of the country’s two major political parties.

Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 14:04

"In an impressive piece of lucid journalism, Salon.com reporter Goldberg dives into the religious right and sorts out the history and networks of what to most liberals is an inscrutable parallel universe. She deconstructs "dominion theology," the prevalent evangelical assertion that Christians have a "responsibility to take over every aspect of society." Goldberg makes no attempt to hide her own partisanship, calling herself a "secular Jew and ardent urbanite" who wrote the book because she "was terrified by America's increasing hostility to...