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141) "It is worth noting that Dominionism has also long-resonated with, and helped to develop contemporary White nationalism, neo-confederate ideology and White supremacism." politicalresearch.org/tag/dominionis…
142) The 'Religious Right' was built on opposition to the Civil Rights Movement.
143} ''There's a growing divide in 'Evangelical' Christianity and it has a lot to do with race.''
144} ''Evangelical Trump Supporters Hold Racist Views, Data Shows''
145} Leading ''Evangelicals'' are very week on condemning Racism.
//www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-balmer-evangelical-trump-racism-20170823-story.html …
146} Here's the Link to the above tweet. latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/…
147} ''A Quiet Exodus: Why Black Worshipers Are Leaving White Evangelical Churches.''
148} "Discrimination 101: How Koch, DeVos families fund hate speech on U.S. college campuses".
149} "7 disturbing facts about the Koch brothers’ civil rights history".
150} This next tweet from (@ TrickFreee) is in the middle of a very comprehensive Mercer Thread, shows the Mercers also funding Anne Coulter, Milo Y., & others hate speech through an org called: Young America's Foundation. Another Koch/Mercer Intersection.
152} Thnx to (@ FredClarkson) " Just in case there is still anyone who thinks Christian nationalism bit.ly/TrumpAsChristi… … and Dominionism bit.ly/dominionismris… … are unimportant. Consider this:"
153} Thnx to (@ JohnFea1) "Salon takes a hard shot at the latest manifestation of Christian nationalism: " nationalism/ … #projectblitz #christiannationalism #davidbarton #evangelicalism @Salon
154} "Trump is a Trojan horse for a cabal of vicious zealots who have long craved an extremist Christian theocracy, and Pence is one of its most prized warriors."
Thnx to (@ ReaderAdrift)
155} Thnx to (@ ReaderAdrift)
156} White Nationalism and Christian Right Unite at Values Voter Summit. President Trump was the first sitting president to take the podium at Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit. The keepers of “Judeo-Christian values.”
157} The next tweet is a Thread by (@ OpWolverines),covering #TrumpCo nominates white nationalist Ronald Mortensen to the Bureau of Population, Refugees, & Migration. (PRM), appoints Racist Jon Feere to ICE, info on the Center for Immigration Studies, and other Racist Apointees.
159} "A former Marine says he alerted the Corps to a white supremacist in its ranks last October. Six months later, he wonders how seriously the Corps is investigating."
Thnx to (@ frontlinepbs)
160} "Poll: U.S. soldiers believe white nationalism is greater security threat than Syria or Afghanistan." Thnx to (@ thinkprogress)
161} For years the Military Religious Freedom Foundation has noted the growing efforts by evangelicals to turn the U.S. military into an instrument of their ideology and worldview. That view is Dominionism based. Hence the reason Pence, with the help of the Family Research
162} Council and the Heritage Foundation have been pushing to ban transgender people from serving their country. The Military of the USA has been targeted by covert Dominionistic "Evangelicals". Complaints filed by soldiers due to the overt religiosity & dogmatic threats.
163} Christian missionaries being embedded as “journalists” with the U.S. military in Afghanistan. In military publications, overt religious proselytizing often appears. The religious freedom kick is for White Christians Only.
advocate.com/commentary/201… advocate.com/commentary/201…
164} Ref:
ProPublica report:

Ranks of Notorious Hate Group Include Active-Duty Military

166} Right-wing groups are collaborating globally and employing increasingly sophisticated technology to further their agenda.
Thnx to (@ TheRReport)
167} "An affiliate of a “pro-white” group who marched in Charlottesville last year was elected to a Republican Party post in Washington state last week, part of his campaign to take over the GOP for the alt-right." Thnx to (@ SLSmith000).
168} GOP state lawmaker: Businesses should be allowed to "turn away people of color".
169} This next tweet & Thread by @ jennycohn1 is incredibly significant. It illustrates the GOP effort to initiate Guerrilla Warfare Tactics against "the left". Exposing The Free Congress Foundation which was founded by Paul Weyrich, who also founded the>
170} Heritage Foundation and ALEC, that wrote the Guerrilla Warfare Tactics Manual. Some of the names of Bad Actors that come up are; Paul Weyrich,Roger Ailes,Pat Robertson,Steve Baldwin, Morton Blackwell who founded the Leadership Institute, which teaches "POLITICAL TECHNOLOGY>
171} which is a psychological tactic used by former USSR. Here's an excerpt:
173} No Apparent Separation Between Church & State here,as a gaggle of GOP Politicians gather at the Road to Majority conference, sponsored by Faith and Freedom Coalition, the Charles Koch Institute & others. Here's a partial list of who will be attending: rightwingwatch.org/post/republica…
174}"After Parkland, we started studying why some people aren't open to considering gun control.We found Christian Nationalism is key.
After today's tragedy,we decided to post an early pre-print to hopefully help move this important conversation forward:" Thnx to @ LandonSchnabel
177} From (@ cjcmichel) "The Nashville-based lawyer who introduced the @NRA to Russian officials in 2011 told me he believes Putin was divinely sent by God:
Trump-Russia-#NRA-ReligiousRight, (@ ReaderAdrift)
178} "End Times author Paul McGuire says that Christians should support President Trump because he was chosen by God ... and, besides, he's not nearly as bad as Pharaoh."
179} A Special Kind of Crazy. Paul McGuire: Trump Is Under Spiritual Attack From Luciferian ‘Advanced Beings’ Who Control The World.
180} From @ lauriegnyt "The Trump administration has its own version of state media. No, not Fox News. It's the Christian Broadcasting Network." “The access has been phenomenal,” says David Brody, White House correspondent.
via @ elizabethjdias nytimes.com/2018/05/14/us/…
181}The Conservative Political Action Conference, (CAPAC) has been meeting once a year since 1973 & has become an annual measure of how far the radical right has moved into the mainstream as representatives from anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, anti-LGBTQ &
182} White Nationalist groups have found political friends in the United States and Europe. In 2018 here's some of the folks who were there; Wayne LaPierre from the NRA , Sebatian Gorka was there declaring that the election of President Trump is proof God exists. Trump appeared>
183} and the crowd yelled USA! & Lock Her Up! Two of this year’s prominent speakers were Nigel Farage, former leader of the U.K. Independence Party and one of the chief architects of the Brexit vote, and French politician Marion Maréchal-Le Pen.
184} The CAPAC event was held at Trump's DC Hotel. Here's another take on the events from Right Wing Watch.
185} From @ NiemanLab , Who is more likely to believe fake news?
People who are delusional, dogmatic, or religious fundamentalists are more likely to believe fake news, a Yale working paper finds.

186} Scientists have established a link between brain damage and religious fundamentalism.
188} Thnx to @ debbiesideris
190} The end of this thread. Thanks to everyone represented here for their work & tweets, & thanks to everyone who have encouraged me as I have plugged along. Special thanks to @ SLSmith000 who tweeted about Dominionism, sparked my curiosity, that got me started.
Wow! @RDunkum ! You are the first person to go through the entire thread from beginning to end. Thanks so much! 😎

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