War on Christians

According to the Revealer: "'The War on Christians' conference is coming to D.C., featuring a modified-A-list of conservative heavyweights organized by Vision America, including Alan Keyes, Gary Bauer, Sen. John Cornyn, Phyllis Schlafly, Sen. Sam Brownback and Rep. Tom DeLay, as well as some Jews..."

With enlightening, pre-enlightenment panels like "The Judiciary: Overruling God, and The Gay Agenda: America Won't Be Happy, these Crusaders come to DC to stand up for the rights of the downtrodden 77%.

And Jews joining the idiocracy? Well, take a gander at the list and you'll find a handful of less-than-mainstream Jews lending their names to the cause. Start with Rabbi Aryeh Spero who campaigned for anti-Semite Pat Buchanan and who breaks bread with another Jew-hater, Bill Donohue. The folks here lend about as much ecumenism to this conference as Zell Miller lends to a bipartisan panel.

On the homepage is a quote from St. Augustine, a libertine without equal, who only renounced the flesh toward the end, giving his life to Christ and writing: "Without God, I can't; but without me, God won't."

Innocuous enough. But we have a certain fondness for Augustine too. So we'll play. How does this sentiment sit with a group that supports Bush, a man with an apparent fondness for being the conqueror: "The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered." (TheRevealer)

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