Michele Bachmanns Holy war

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    Michele Bachmann's Holy War | Rolling Stone Politics

    Young Michele found Jesus at age 16, not long before she went away to Winona State University and met a doltish, like-minded believer named Marcus Bachmann. After finishing college, the two committed young Christians moved to Oklahoma, where Michele entered one of the most ridiculous learning institutions in the Western Hemisphere, a sort of highway rest area with legal accreditation called the O.W. Coburn School of Law; Michele was a member of its inaugural class in 1979.

    Originally a division of Oral Roberts University, this august academy, dedicated to the teaching of "the law from a biblical worldview," has gone through no fewer than three names — including the Christian Broadcasting Network School of Law. Those familiar with the darker chapters in George W. Bush's presidency might recognize the school's current name, the Regent University School of Law. Yes, this was the tiny educational outhouse that, despite being the 136th-ranked law school in the country, where 60 percent of graduates flunked the bar, produced a flood of entrants into the Bush Justice Department.

    Regent was unabashed in its desire that its graduates enter government and become "change agents" who would help bring the law more in line with "eternal principles of justice," i.e., biblical morality. To that end, Bachmann was mentored by a crackpot Christian extremist professor named John Eidsmoe, a frequent contributor to John Birch Society publications who once opined that he could imagine Jesus carrying an M16 and who spent considerable space in one of his books musing about the feasibility of criminalizing blasphemy.

     
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    Anyone wanting to understand how President Bachmann might behave should pay close attention to what happened at New Heights. Because the school took government money, like other charter schools, it had to maintain a separation of church and state, and Bachmann was reportedly careful to keep God out of the initial outlines of the school's curriculum. But before long, parents began to complain that Bachmann and her cronies were trying to bombard the students with Christian dogma — advocating the inclusion of something called the "12 Biblical Principles" into the curriculum, pushing the teaching of creationism and banning the showing of the Disney movie Aladdin because it promoted witchcraft.

     
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    Good to know Bachmann is willing to fight for the influence of Christians in the public square.
     
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    What a piece of shit article, they're not even trying to hide their bias anymore. :lol:

    If you're christian, then you must be a whackjob, yet there isn't any 'christian persecution' in our society today. Classic. :lol:
     
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    It didn't take long for the left to dig up the Congresswoman's life history. There was a time when a Christian education wasn't ridiculed by bigoted left wing hate-mongers. You almost gotta laugh at left wing bigots when they claim that Christians are waging a "holy war" when it isn't even ten years since the jihad killed 3,000 Americans. You have the jihad Army Major in jail for killing 30 of his own men and now a muslem Marine L/Cpl. arrested for shooting at various D.C. monuments and the left thinks Oral Roberts is the "great satan". It's hard to deal with such hatred.
     
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    Whenever I read stuff like this I wonder how Christian Democrats feel? There are millions of them out there, going to church, raising families, and pretty much everything else non-Democrat Christians do day in and day out.
     
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    Astute observation newby!
     
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    Yeah.....you can tell she's not Muslum....preferring to be a Socialist, instead!!!

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    "It's just bu$ine$$, folks!! God bless America!"
     
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    But sit in Rev Wright's pew for 20 years as an adult...
     
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    Thats ok. Only white people are not allowed to be racist and bigoted ;).
     
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