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Dominionists - Behind Nefarious American Power Machinations

The following is excerpted from a longer piece which you can read at this link: Glad to be Gray 2.0:
By Becky Garrison
As reported by Chip Berlet, Senior Analyst at Political Research Associates, author Fred Clarkson lists three characteristicsthat define Dominionism:

1. Dominionists celebrate Christian nationalism, in that they believe the United States once was, and should again be, a Christian nation. In this way, they deny the Enlightenment roots of American democracy.

2. Dominionists promote religious supremacy, insofar as they generally do not respect the equality of other religions, or even other versions of Christianity.

3. Dominionists endorse theocratic visions, believing that the Ten Commandments, or biblical law, should be the foundation of American law, and that the U.S. Constitution should be seen as a vehicle for implementing Biblical principles

Dominionism breaks down into two main branches: Christian Reconstructionism and Kingdom Now Theology. …

We Need A New Market

We need a new marketin which financialization is limited to 20 percentThis market will only list US companiesthat operate in this countrysave for exports of products made hereThis market will favor companies thatare seeking to create alternatives tothe present outmoded system of constructionthe present outmoded system of educationthe present outmoded system of scientific researchthe present outmoded system of retail marketingthe present system of building more and more sprawlthe present system of relying on fossil fuelsthe present system of nuking and otherwise warming the planet
There is moreI am not talking about naive green ideasI am talking about things that will actually save usand enable us to build the society that we neednot one that has no futureother than declineYou might say this is a mutual fundbut I do not trust present markets
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Honing The Obama Grass Roots Message

No task is more pressingI think almost everyone is now an IndependentAKA someone totally confused about the future
The message:1Can most people buy a new car todayCan most people buy a home "out there"Can most people afford college and grad school2All that middle class dream is gone nowSo where are we goingSome place new3Obama doesn't know all the answers eitherbut he's on the caseHe wants a better life for all AmericansRomney could care lessabout the middle class or poor

Charles Sanders Peirce - Thinking in Threes