[FoRK] Republicanism as Religion

Gary Stock gstock at nexcerpt.com
Thu Sep 15 08:28:29 PDT 2011


It might be helpful for you to read Lofgren's commentary (the first link).

Your response suggest you are trying VERY hard to ignore what he explains.

GS


On 9/15/11 9:57 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> Those are just the latest attempts to counter the popular bookmemes 
> below.  I like the "Why can't republican's be more like Eisenhower 
> quote".  The characterization of republicanism as religious bigotry 
> speaks more to the author's inability for rational analysis than 
> anything else.
>
> On 9/15/2011 2:18 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
>> A concise followup to:
>> http://www.truth-out.org/goodbye-all-reflections-gop-operative-who-left-cult/1314907779 
>>
>
> David Horowitz's A Point in Time, Radical Son, Left Illusions, Shadow 
> Party.
>
>>
>> is Republicanism as Religion:
>> http://andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com/2011/09/goodbye-to-all-that-the-lofgren-thesis.html 
>>
>
> Coulter's Godless.
>
>>
>> And pointers to some other interesting posts:
>> http://andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com/2011/09/another-goodbye-to-all-that.html 
>>
>
> If the GOP can be accused of disrespect for the institution which is 
> the senate, it's only because the institution which is congress has 
> demonstrated disrespect for the US taxpayer.
>
> Greg
>


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