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  •  I remain gobsmacked that the neocons have (0+ / 0-)

    been able to enlist traditional Fundamentalists in their cause (not really that they enlist them but that the True Believers alter their beliefs to fit neocon Gospel) so that Fundamentalists who have demonized Catholics and Mormons for generations now have embraced these two groups as true brethren.

    However despite these alliances of convenience, I note that each of the groups continue to stand outside the others' places of worship to poach members. (Local SBC church came calling today to invite me to worship though it is well known I have to be the 24/7 caregiver for a family member and have been so for the last 5 years.  Not one offered to take my place for me to attend worship)

    With Mitt, I note the Fundamentalist sects continue to try to mainstream Mormonism while Mormons themselves remain very jealous of their church history.  I wonder if the Mormon Church will purchase this document in order to suppress its conclusions:

    •  No (0+ / 0-)

      They're both enlisted in the cause of the rentier class. The 1% in the parlance of our time.

      GOP: The Party of Acid rain, Abortion of the American Dream, and Amnesty for Wall Street.

      by Attorney at Arms on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 10:34:37 PM PDT

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