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By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC1 CIVIL RIGHTS ˙˙˙Presidential candidate Pat Robertson in 1988: "Opposes Civil Rights ˙˙˙Restoration Act; favors equal opportunity for all people; opposes ˙˙˙affirmative action laws that put unnecessary burdens on businesses." ˙˙˙(St. Petersburg Times, 3/3/88) ˙˙˙Pat Robertson on South Africa: "Again, I think 'one man, one vote, ˙˙˙' just unrestricted democracy would not be wise. There needs ˙˙˙to be some kind of protection for the minority which the white ˙˙˙people represent now, a minority, and they need to have a right ˙˙˙to demand a protection of their rights . . ." (700 Club, 3/18/ ˙˙˙92 as quoted in People for the American Way Report) ... Neat little religion you've got there, but where is the god? * Origin: |=[Bloom Co. Hospital>=--- |[GRapids,MI] (616)361-8345 EDUCATION ˙˙˙Pat Robertson on public schools: "They say vouchers would spell ˙˙˙the end of public schools in America. To which we say 'So what?' ˙˙˙For all we've been getting for our tax dollars out of the public ˙˙˙schools, they should have disappeared years ago." (The Turning ˙˙˙Tide, p. 239) DOCUMENT TITLE: Christian Coalition's Radical Policy "ROAD TO VICTORY" --WARNING: HAZARD AHEAD A REPORT ON THE POLITICAL AND POLICY AGENDAS OF THE CHRISTIAN COALITION PREPARED JOINTLY BY THE INTERFAITH ALLIANCE FOUNDATION AND AMERICANS UNITED FOR SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE "We are seeing the Christian Coalition rise to where God intends it to be in this nation, as one of the most powerful political forces that has ever been in the history of America." --PAT ROBERTSON, President The Christian Coalition EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: This joint report is the most comprehensive analysis to date of the Christian Coalition's organizational, political and legislative activities. It highlights the Christian Coalition's extreme agenda and its efforts to gain control of the Republican Party. This summary provides highlights of the report; the full report is available in print and on disk. ˙˙˙When TV preacher Pat Robertson ran for the Presidency of the United ˙˙˙States in 1988 many Americans were alarmed at his extremism, but ˙˙˙found it hard to believe that anyone really could take him seriously ˙˙˙or that there was ever a real possibility that he would garner ˙˙˙enough support to impose his radical views on all Americans. ˙˙˙Many religious Americans were angered even more by the fact that ˙˙˙he was cloaking his extremist views in the language of religion, ˙˙˙stating that his views were the ones endorsed by God. ˙˙˙Since the 1988 Presidential election, Pat Robertson's Christian Coalition ˙˙˙has become a major force in American politics and now threatens ˙˙˙to effect major changes in American public policy, changes that ˙˙˙could alter America in fundamental ways. Americans must be apprised ˙˙˙of the Christian Coallition's agenda, and the destination to which ˙˙˙the their "Road to Victory" conference inexorably leads. THIS STUDY DEMONSTRATES: ˙˙˙That the Christian Coalition has been remarkably successful in its ˙˙˙efforts to date. They have gained tremendous influence in the ˙˙˙Republican Party and succeeded in electing many candidates to ˙˙˙offices across America, particularly to the U.S. Congress. ˙˙˙They have achieved this success, in large measure, by subverting ˙˙˙the spirit of laws designed to ensure that federal elections are ˙˙˙both fair and open to public scrutiny. They have avoided compliance ˙˙˙with federal election laws that allow public access to financial ˙˙˙information and that force federal candidates and committees to ˙˙˙comply with the rules overseen by the Federal Election Committee. ˙˙˙They have also ignored the purposes of American tax laws that ˙˙˙are designed to prevent non-profit organizations from direct involvement ˙˙˙in supporting political candidates. ˙˙˙As a result of the Christian Coalition's manipulation of these laws, ˙˙˙Americans are now directly threatened with the possibility that ˙˙˙those electoral successes will be translated into fundamental ˙˙˙changes our form of government. The agenda of Pat Robertson is ˙˙˙one that demands closer scrutiny by all citizens. PAT ROBERTSON'S RADICALISM: WHAT RALPH REED DOESN'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ˙˙˙Pat Robertson has long advocated many extremist, radical and even ˙˙˙ludicrous ideas. Froman insistence that only individuals with ˙˙˙certain religious beliefs are qualified to hold positions in government, ˙˙˙to thinly-veiled Anti-Semitic ideas and divisive and hate-filled ˙˙˙rhetoric on a wide variety of issues, Robertson has sought to ˙˙˙exclude from positions of power those who fail to share his vision ˙˙˙of a "Christian" America. ˙˙˙Despite recent attempts to shift attention away from Pat Robertson ˙˙˙and his extremist views, there is no doubt that he is still the ˙˙˙guiding force of the Christian Coalition. ˙˙˙Robertson serves as president of the Coalition. He is one of four ˙˙˙directors who make up the governing board of the organization. ˙˙˙(Robertson's son Gordon and close friends Billy McCormack and ˙˙˙Dick Weinhold are the other three.) ˙˙˙If there was any doubt that Robertson still maintained control, Reed ˙˙˙laid it to rest in a recent interview with David Frost. Speaking ˙˙˙of Robertson, Frost asked Reed: "Who's the boss, though, you ˙˙˙or him?" Reed replied, "He is." (The David Frost Special, PBS, ˙˙˙May 19, 1995) ROBERTSON'S VIEWPOINT AND AGENDA REMAIN AS RADICAL AS EVER: ˙˙˙Robertson believes that the separation of church and state is ". ˙˙˙. . a lie of the left, and we're not going to take it anymore." ˙˙˙(The State, November 13, 1993) ˙˙˙Robertson believes that only Christians should be in positions of ˙˙˙public leadership. He said: "I think Christians were intended ˙˙˙by God to be the leaders." (700 Club transcript) ˙˙˙Robertson continues to spout Anti-Semitic rhetoric. He said: ". ˙˙˙. . Perhaps we can assume that the current wave of anti-Semitism ˙˙˙is being allowed by God to force the large number of the chosen ˙˙˙people residing in the Soviet Union out of what the Bible calls ˙˙˙the land of the north?" (Pat Robertson's Perspective (newsletter), ˙˙˙May/June, 1990) ˙˙˙Robertson has suggested that "tax money spent on public education ˙˙˙instills atheism in our society." (Federal News Service, Sept. ˙˙˙11, 1992) ˙˙˙Robertson believes that women should be subservient to men. "The ˙˙˙feminist agenda is notabout equal rights for women. It is about ˙˙˙a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women ˙˙˙to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, ˙˙˙destroy capitalism and become lesbians." That is what television ˙˙˙evangelist Pat Robertson wrote in a recent letter to help raise ˙˙˙money to defeat Amendment 1, an Iowa ballot initiative that would ˙˙˙extend the protections of the state constitution to women . . ˙˙˙. (The Washington Post, August 23, 1992) ˙˙˙Pat Robertson calls abortion "a slaughter. A million and a half ˙˙˙babies. It rivals - it exceeds - the Holocaust of Adolph Hitler." ˙˙˙(August 17, 1992, Larry King Live) STATUS REPORT: THE POLITICAL INFLUENCE OF THE CHRISTIAN COALITION ˙˙˙It is difficult to gauge exactly how large and organized the Christian ˙˙˙Coalition has become. Different sources will cite different statistics, ˙˙˙but it is clear that it has grown into a formidable force in ˙˙˙recent years, no longer discounted by anyone involved in public ˙˙˙policy debate. ˙˙˙Those troops, according to the Associated Press, now number 1.7 million, ˙˙˙with over 1,425 local chapters and they armed with an arsenal ˙˙˙of a $25 million. (Washington Times, September 5, 1995) ˙˙˙A Campaigns and Elections survey taken in the summer of 1994 revealed ˙˙˙that the Radical Religious Right asserts "dominant strength" in ˙˙˙18 state Republican parties, with a combined electoral college ˙˙˙vote total of 239. While in 13 other states, accounting for an ˙˙˙additional 117 electoral votes, their strength has been determined ˙˙˙to be "substantial." There is no evidence to suggest that their ˙˙˙stranglehold has in any way diminished since this survey was conducted ˙˙˙last summer. ˙˙˙The Christian Coalition has been a major force in countless other ˙˙˙campaigns for election to a wide variety of public offices at ˙˙˙all levels of state, local and national government. The most ˙˙˙recent and alarming, however, was in the 1994 national elections. ˙˙˙ By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC4 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- ˙˙˙In 1994, the Christian Coalition s grassroots network disseminated ˙˙˙35 million voter guides, 17 million Congressional Scorecards and ˙˙˙phoned 3 million voters. The Christian Coalition reports that ˙˙˙their constituency of religious conservatives accounted for 33 ˙˙˙percent of the national vote on November 8, with their voters ˙˙˙contributing a net vote gain of roughly 6 percent for Republican ˙˙˙candidates. ˙˙˙Of the 48 newly elected Republicans in the House, they claim 38 won ˙˙˙while embracing religious conservative themes and religious conservative ˙˙˙activists. In addition to the 38 freshmen Congressman the Coalition ˙˙˙takes credit for the election of eight freshman Senators and seven ˙˙˙new Governors because of their endorsement of the "pro-family/ ˙˙˙pro- life" agenda. (Christian Coalition Report, "Religious Conservatives ˙˙˙Increase Influence in National Election Data, Pro-Family/Pro-Life ˙˙˙Candidates Account for Most of GOP Gains," November 8, 1994) ˙˙˙Of those sitting Congressmen and Senators with a 100 percent Christian ˙˙˙Coalition ratings on their "non-partisan" voter scorecards, every ˙˙˙one returned to Congress. Thirty-four others who received a 93% ˙˙˙rating also won re-election. PRESIDENTIAL PANDERING ˙˙˙The Christian Coalition has demonstrated its power to manipulate ˙˙˙the entire Presidential selection process by demanding obeisance ˙˙˙from whomever runs and by threatening to back a fringe candidate ˙˙˙if the front runners fail to toe the line. The leading candidates ˙˙˙for the GOP nomination have all received the message loud and ˙˙˙clear and are avidly seeking approval from the radical Religious ˙˙˙Right. SENATOR BOB DOLE ˙˙˙There is no candidate who has demonstrated the power of the Christian ˙˙˙Coalition to affect public debate more than Senator Bob Dole. ˙˙˙Serving in Congress for 35 years, Dole compiled an extensive ˙˙˙record that included support for federal programs to help the ˙˙˙disabled, a willingness to cut the budget deficit through both ˙˙˙spending cuts and tax increases, championing the compromise that ˙˙˙got the Voting Rights Act renewed in 1982 and providing leadership ˙˙˙on the creation and funding of a number of social programs including ˙˙˙the school lunch program. ˙˙˙Now, however, Dole has been forced to reverse course to shore up ˙˙˙his relationship with religious conservatives. The Kansas Republican ˙˙˙has taken both symbolic and substantive steps to win the movement's ˙˙˙approval. ˙˙˙Dole has named Judy Haynes, former Christian Coalition deputy executive ˙˙˙director, as deputy political director of his election bid. In ˙˙˙addition, Steve Scheffler, former director of the Iowa Christian ˙˙˙Coalition, has been chosen to serve as the Dole campaign's liaison ˙˙˙to religious conservatives. (Scheffler was wooed unsuccessfully ˙˙˙by candidates Gramm and Buchanan.) ˙˙˙Dole has abandoned many of his longstanding positions, embracing, ˙˙˙and even championing in the U.S. Senate, many of the issues long ˙˙˙advocated by the Christian Coalition, including: repeal of affirmative ˙˙˙action law, adopting English as the official language of the country, ˙˙˙enacting punative measures toward the children of unwed mothers, ˙˙˙and abandoning his support of equal rights for lesbians and gays. ˙˙˙ SENATOR PHIL GRAMM ˙˙˙Gramm has worked feverishly to win favor with the radical Religious ˙˙˙Right. On May 6, Gramm gave the commencement address at the Rev. ˙˙˙Jerry Falwell's Liberty University, where he combined fiscal conservatism ˙˙˙with social issues such school prayer, a ban on gays in the military ˙˙˙and opposition to abortion. In a second speech devoted to social ˙˙˙issues at a Heritage Foundation dinner May 9, Gramm reiterated ˙˙˙those themes. ˙˙˙To further bolster Religious Right support Gramm has hired Georgia ˙˙˙Christian Coalition Chairman Pat Gartland to serve as his deputy ˙˙˙national field director. Meanwhile, in Iowa, a key early presidential ˙˙˙caucus state, Gramm has lined up many radical right evangelical ˙˙˙supporters, perhaps accounting for his surprise tie with Dole ˙˙˙in the August 19 Ames straw poll. PAT BUCHANAN ˙˙˙There is no one who agrees more with the Christian Coalition agenda ˙˙˙than Pat Buchanan, and he has become a willing tool of Robertson ˙˙˙in his efforts to move the debate to the right. He will be given ˙˙˙a prominent position among the speakers at this year's "Road to ˙˙˙Victory" conference and the message to the other Presidential ˙˙˙candidates will be heard loud and clear: fall in line or we will ˙˙˙go with Pat. LEGISLATIVE AGENDA IN THE 104TH CONGRESS ˙˙˙Since 1994, the Christian Coalition and its allies have succeeded ˙˙˙in electing scores of Congressmen and Senators who seem more than ˙˙˙willing to measure their legislative agenda against the desires ˙˙˙of the Christian Coalition. ˙˙˙An alarming 165 Members of the House and 33 Senators are willing ˙˙˙to support the Christian Coalition at least 86% of the time! ˙˙˙While many of these issues may not be overtly championed by Christian ˙˙˙Coalition leaders, it is this agenda that is the direct result ˙˙˙of Pat Robertson s electoral successes. Clearly many of these ˙˙˙ideas are part of a larger conservative agenda, but many of these ˙˙˙ideas had never received the sincere and wide-spread support that ˙˙˙has resulted from the election to Congress of so many legislators ˙˙˙who owe their jobs to the radical-right activism perfected by ˙˙˙the Christian Coalition. Pat Robertson's supporters, in the 104th ˙˙˙Congress have proposed: ˙˙˙That the U.S. Constitution be amended to fundamentally eviscerate ˙˙˙the First Amendment's church-state separation provision. ˙˙˙That the Departments of Education, Commerce, Housing and Urban Development ˙˙˙and Energy as well as the office of the Surgeon General and the ˙˙˙National Endowment for the Arts be shut down. ˙˙˙That all abortions be criminalized and that federal funding for abortions ˙˙˙be denied. ˙˙˙That the assault weapons ban be gutted or repealed. ˙˙˙That citizenship be denied to those born in the U.S. to non-citizen ˙˙˙mothers. ˙˙˙That a host of social programs be abolished including welfare, medical ˙˙˙aid, food stamps, school lunches, higher and secondary education ˙˙˙assistance and emergency food and shelter programs. ˙˙That English be declared the official language of the U.S., requiring ˙˙˙the use of English by federal employees dealing with citizens ˙˙˙and repealing bilingual education programs and bilingual voting ˙˙˙assistance. By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC5 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- DOCUMENT TITLE: Quotes on Tolerance ˙˙˙"How can there be peace when drunkards, drug dealers, communists, ˙˙˙atheists, New Age, worshipers of Satan, secualr humanists, opressive ˙˙˙dictators, greedy moneychangers, revoloutionary assassins, adulterers, ˙˙˙and homosexuals are on top?" (PAT ROBERTSON, in THE NEW WORLD ˙˙˙ORDER, (1991) p.227) ˙˙˙In his address to the Christian Coalition's annual convention ˙˙˙in Washington in September 1994, PAT ROBERTSON said that the organization ˙˙˙was now "where God intended...one of the most powerful forces ˙˙˙in American history." (THE WASHINGTON POST, Sept. 17, 1994) ˙˙˙In a full-page advertisement in the Sept. 30, 1994 WASHINGTON ˙˙˙POST, the CHRISTIAN COALITION claimed that the current administration's ˙˙˙policies are "insensitive to religious values and religious people." ˙˙˙ ˙˙˙"It is interesting, that termites don't build things, and the ˙˙˙great builders of our nation almost to a man have been Christians, ˙˙˙because Christians have the desire to build something. He is ˙˙˙motivated by love of man and God, so he builds. The people who ˙˙˙have come into [our] institutions [today] are primarily termites. ˙˙˙They are into destroying institutions that have been built by ˙˙˙Christians, whether it is universities, governments, our own traditions, ˙˙˙that we have.... The termites are in charge now, and that is ˙˙˙not the way it ought to be, and the time has arrived for a godly ˙˙˙fumigation." (PAT ROBERTSON, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, August 18, 1986) ˙˙˙ ˙˙˙"You say you're supposed to be nice to the Episcopalians and the ˙˙˙Presbyterians and the Methodists and this, that, and the other ˙˙˙thing. Nonsense. I don't have to be nice to the spirit of the ˙˙˙Antichrist. I can love the people who hold false opinions but ˙˙˙I don't have to be nice to them. (PAT ROBERTSON, THE 700 CLUB, ˙˙˙January 14, 1991) ˙˙˙"When lawlessness is abroad in the land, the same thing will happen ˙˙˙here that happened in Nazi Germany. Many of those people involved ˙˙˙in Adolf Hitler were Satanists, many of them were homosexuals ˙˙˙-- the two things seem to go together." (PAT ROBERTSON, THE 700 ˙˙˙CLUB, 1992) By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC6 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- DOCUMENT TITLE: Quotes on Politics ˙˙˙"The strategy aginst the Americaqn radical left should be the same ˙˙˙as General Douglas MacArthur employed against the Japanese in ˙˙˙the Pacific . . . bypass their strongholds, then surround them, ˙˙˙isolate them bombard them, then blast the individuals out of ˙˙˙their power bunkers with hand-to-hand combat. The battle for ˙˙˙Iwo Jima was not pleasant, but our troops won it. The battle ˙˙˙to regain the soul of America won't be pleasant either, but we ˙˙˙will win it." ( PAT ROBERTSON, in "PAT ROBERTSON'S PERSPECTIVE, ˙˙˙" April - May 1992) ˙˙˙"It's like guerrilla warfare....It's better to move quietly, with ˙˙˙stealth, under cover of night. You've got two choices: You can ˙˙˙wear cammies and shimmy along on your belly or you can put on ˙˙˙a red coat and stand up for everyone to see. It comes down to ˙˙˙whether you want to be the British army in the Revolutionary War ˙˙˙or the Viet Cong. History tells us which tactic is more effective." ˙˙˙(RALPH REED, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, reprinted in The Religious ˙˙˙Right: The Assault of Tolerance & Pluralism in America, produced ˙˙˙by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)) ˙˙˙"What Christians have got to do is take back this country, one ˙˙˙precinct at a time, one neighborhood at a time and one state at ˙˙˙a time...." (RALPH REED, May 1, 1990, RELIGIOUS NEWS SERVICE) ˙˙˙ ˙˙˙"REED said coalition members will be active in Virginia's first ˙˙˙school board elections in May, and he predicted that 40 or more ˙˙˙seats in Congress could change hands in the November 1994 national ˙˙˙elections. He said his organization will become for 'people of ˙˙˙faith' what labor unions are for workers and chambers of commerce ˙˙˙are for business leaders. 'We want to be a permanent part of the ˙˙˙political landscape,' he said." (RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, Nov. ˙˙˙26, 1993) ˙˙˙"We don't have to worry about convincing a majority of Americans ˙˙˙to agree with us...Most of them are staying home and watching ˙˙˙'Falcon Crest.'" (GUY RODGERS, then-national field coordinator ˙˙˙for the Christian Coalition, THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT: THE ASSAULT ˙˙˙OF TOLERANCE & PLURALISM IN AMERICA, produced by the Anti-Defamation ˙˙˙League (ADL)) ˙˙˙JERRY FALWELL is promoting on his Old Time Gospel Hour "Bill Clinton's ˙˙˙Circle of Power," a $40 video tape, that suggests Clinton has ˙˙˙been involved in murder. Asked to defend his seeming support of ˙˙˙the unproved allegations, Falwell said on NBC's TODAY show, "it ˙˙˙was not produced by us." By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC7 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- DOCUMENT TITLE: Quotes on: Church & State Seperation ˙˙˙"They have kept us in submission because they have talked about ˙˙˙separation of church and state. There is no such thing in the ˙˙˙Constitution. It's a lie of the left, and we're not going to ˙˙˙take it anymore." (PAT ROBERTSON, THE STATE, Columbia, South Carolina, ˙˙˙Nov. 14, 1993.) ˙˙˙"The Constitution of the United States, for instance, is a marvelous ˙˙˙document for self-government by Christian people. But the minute ˙˙˙you turn the document into the hands of non-Christian and atheistic ˙˙˙people they can use it to destroy the very foundation of our society. ˙˙˙" (PAT ROBERTSON, THE 700 CLUB, Dec. 30, 1981) ˙˙˙"There should be absolutely no 'Separation of Church and State' ˙˙˙in America." (DAVID BARTON, president of Wallbuilders and a close ˙˙˙ally of the Christian Coalition, 1994 Anti-Defamation League Report) ˙˙˙ By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC8 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- DOCUMENT TITLE: Quotes on:The Justice System ˙˙˙"The potential savings in the national budgets from the elimination ˙˙˙of police, criminal courts, standing armies, pollution control ˙˙˙agencies, drug enforcement, and many poverty programs is almost ˙˙˙beyond calculation." ( PAT ROBERTSON, THE NEW WORLD ORDER (1991), ˙˙˙p. 231) ˙˙˙"The courts are merely a ruse, if you will, for humanist, atheistic ˙˙˙educators to beat up on Christians." (PAT ROBERTSON, THE 700 CLUB, ˙˙˙Oct. 2, 1990) ˙˙˙"I am bound by the laws of the United States and all 50 states...I ˙˙˙am not bound by any case or any court to which I myself am not ˙˙˙a party...I don't think the Congress of the United States is subservient ˙˙˙to the courts...They can ignore a Supreme Court ruling if they ˙˙˙so choose." (PAT ROBERTSON, interview with THE WASHINGTON POST ˙˙˙editorial board, June 27, 1986) By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC9 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- DOCUMENT TITLE: Quotes on: Women ˙˙˙"(T)he feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It ˙˙˙is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages ˙˙˙women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, ˙˙˙destroy capitalism and become lesbians." (Fundraising letter ˙˙˙from PAT ROBERTSON that was an in-kind contribution to the Iowa ˙˙˙Committee to Stop ERA, as reported in THE WASHINGTON POST, August ˙˙˙23, 1993) ˙˙˙"I know this is painful for the ladies to hear, but if you get ˙˙˙married, you have accepted the headship of a man, your husband. ˙˙˙Christ is the head of the household and the husband is the head ˙˙˙of the wife, and that's the way it is, period." (Federal News ˙˙˙Service, Sept. 11, 1992, quoting a ROBERTSON newsletter.) ˙˙˙"Why are so many marriages falling apart? Why is the divorce rate ˙˙˙so high? ...Why is there such a tragedy in marriage?...Now the ˙˙˙basic answer to the basic [problem of marriages today is a question ˙˙˙of leadership. The wife actually makes the husband the head of ˙˙˙the household and she looks to him and she says 'now you pray, ˙˙˙and I'm going to pray for you that the Lord will speak to you." ˙˙˙(PAT ROBERTSON, THE 700 CLUB, May 22, 1986.) ˙˙˙"(ROBERTSON) chastised women legislators who support no-fault divorce ˙˙˙laws that he says encourage men to split. 'Any woman who votes ˙˙˙for no-fault divorce is like a turkey voting for Thanksgiving, ˙˙˙' Robertson said, paraphrasing a conservative commentator." (The ˙˙˙State-Record, Columbia, SC, June 28, 1992) By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC10 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- DOCUMENT TITLE: Quotes on Anti-Semitism ˙˙˙"Communism was the brainchild of German-Jewish intellectuals."( ˙˙˙PAT ROBERTSON, in THE NEW WORLD ORDER, (1991), p.17) ˙˙˙PAT ROBERTSON, founder of the Christian Coalition has spoken of ˙˙˙Jews being "spiritually blind" and "spiritually deaf." (ST. PETERSBURG ˙˙˙TIMES, June 26, 1994) ˙˙˙THE REV. BILLY MCCORMACK, the Christian Coalition's Louisiana director ˙˙˙and former member of that state's Republican Party Central Committee, ˙˙˙refused to repudiate former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke during ˙˙˙his campaign for governor and the U.S. Senate, saying Duke was ˙˙˙not as much a threat as the Jews in the ACLU. (THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT: ˙˙˙THE ASSAULT OF TOLERANCE & PLURALISM IN AMERICA, produced by ˙˙˙the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) report ) ˙˙˙BAILEY SMITH, a founding father of the movement, once told 15,000 ˙˙˙people at a Religious Roundtable briefing in Dallas, "With all ˙˙˙due respect to those dear people, my friend, God Almighty does ˙˙˙not hear the prayer of a Jew." (ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, June 26, ˙˙˙1994) ˙˙˙The unwarranted uproar that surrounded GOV. KIRK FORDICE's simple ˙˙˙statement of fact that 'America is a Christian nation' serves ˙˙˙as a chilling illustration of a contemporary cultural phenomenon: ˙˙˙the 'ghettoizing' of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In Nazi Germany, ˙˙˙Joseph Goebbels stigmatized the Jews until they were anathema ˙˙˙in the eyes of the general public...The same thing is happening ˙˙˙to Christians in America today..." (Editorial in CHRISTIAN AMERICAN, ˙˙˙publication of the Christian Coalition, Jan. 1993) By: George Rudzinski To: All Re: CC11 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- DOCUMENT TITLE: type_Document_Title_here POLITICAL PARTIES ˙˙˙Pat Robertson on the Democratic Party: "Seventy five years ago ˙˙˙a plague descended upon the world . . . This menace was called ˙˙˙Communism . . . Ladies and gentlemen, a more benign, but equally ˙˙˙insidious plague has fastened itself upon the families of America. ˙˙˙. . Ladies and gentlemen, the carrier of this plague is the Democratic ˙˙˙Party. . . It is the liberal welfare state. . . (Federal News ˙˙˙Service, Robertson address to the Republican National Convention, ˙˙˙8/19/92) ˙˙˙Pat Robertson on the Republican Party: Referring to a a 1994 CAMPAIGNS ˙˙˙AND ELECTIONS article which found the Christian Coalition control ˙˙˙"dominant in Repblican Parties in 18 states and substantial in ˙˙˙13 more" Robertson exclaimed "We must complete the job in all ˙˙˙50 states. I'm glad to see all this that they say about 31, but ˙˙˙that leaves, my goodness, a lot more. We've got more work to ˙˙˙do. Because I like 100 percent, not 60 or 70." (Washington Post, ˙˙˙9/10/95)

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