No one can honestly question my commitment to pro-life, pro-family, conservative causes. That being said, the Religious Right, as it now exists, scares me.
For one reason, on the whole, the Religious Right has obviously and patently become little more than a propaganda machine for the Republican Party in general and for President G.W. Bush in particular. This is in spite of the fact that both Bush and the Republican Party in Washington, D.C., have routinely ignored and even trampled the very principles which the Religious Right claims to represent.
Therefore, no longer does the Religious Right represent conservative, Christian values. Instead, they represent their own self-serving interests at the expense of those values.
It also appears painfully obvious to me that in order to sit at the king's table, the Religious Right is willing to compromise any principle, no matter how sacred. As such, it has become a hollow movement. Sadly, the Religious Right is now a movement without a cause, except the cause of advancing the Republican Party.
Beyond that, the Religious Right is actively assisting those who would destroy our freedoms. On the whole, the Religious Right comports with those within the Bush administration and within the Republican Party who, in the name of "fighting terrorism," are actually terrorizing constitutional protections of our liberties.
The Religious Right offered virtually no resistance to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, the passage of the Patriot Act, or the recently created position of National Intelligence Director. Neither did the Religious Right offer even a whimper of protest as President Bush and Republicans in Congress created a first-ever national ID card in the new intelligence bill, which eerily has more in common with early Twentieth Century German and Russian intelligence institutions than anything envisioned by America's Founding Fathers.
This is all true.
Take Focus on the Family....please...
Focus on the Family has been nothing more than a cheerleader for the most jack-booted policies of the Bush junta; they never once spoke about about the Swift Veterans Liars, they don't seem to give a damn about the looting of Social Security, the dishonesty regarding Iraq meant nothing to them,
On the other hand arrogating itself the position of advice giver on, say, on "how to choose a church," it places itself above any individual denomination - with amusing results- once you click through to their "denominations link," you get all kinds of denominations, including ones that even shocked me...lucky they did leave off David Koresh... For example consider the Liberal Cathoics...rather odd stuff... who would have thought that Blavatsky would have a few churches influenced by her????