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Sun Sep 30, 2018, 08:04 PM

do you suppose Kavanaugh is Opus Dei?

How could we find out?

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Reply do you suppose Kavanaugh is Opus Dei? (Original post)
Grasswire2 Sep 2018 OP
Freethinker65 Sep 2018 #1
asiliveandbreathe Sep 2018 #4
Roland99 Sep 2018 #2
asiliveandbreathe Sep 2018 #3
DURHAM D Sep 2018 #5
MaryMagdaline Sep 2018 #6
BluesRunTheGame Sep 2018 #7
MaryMagdaline Sep 2018 #8
Grasswire2 Sep 2018 #11
leftyladyfrommo Sep 2018 #9
Grasswire2 Sep 2018 #10
Hekate Sep 2018 #12
MountCleaners Sep 2018 #13

Response to Grasswire2 (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 08:08 PM

1. Nope. Jesuit if anything. Most likely a non-believer.

He will gladly use religion to prop himself up and keep others down and get ahead in life as far as he can. He obviously is not scared of going to hell.

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Response to Freethinker65 (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 08:36 PM

4. I got scared as hell doing research to answer this question -

So much conspiracy..then went on to Jesuit..OMG...really scary conspiracy....

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Response to Grasswire2 (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 08:17 PM

3. Good question,,so much secrecy surrounds OPUS DEI...

Robert Hanssen - FBI agent who was convicted of spying for the Soviet Union and Russia.[14] His treason has been described as "possibly the worst intelligence disaster in US history." A supernumerary, he reportedly left Opus Dei after his arrest.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_members_of_Opus_Dei

Best I could do,,we will never know I suppose....

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Response to asiliveandbreathe (Reply #3)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 08:50 PM

5. Scalia was in the same chapter as Hanssen.

Also, Alito and Clarence Thomas are rumored to be members. Thomas has now changed his religious affiliation.

Louis Freeh is also thought to be a member of Opus Dei.

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Response to Grasswire2 (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 08:53 PM

6. No. Jesuits are not Opus Dei

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Response to MaryMagdaline (Reply #6)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 09:02 PM

7. Kav isn't a Jesuit.

He was taught by them in high school. To be a Jesuit you have to join the order and become a priest.

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Response to BluesRunTheGame (Reply #7)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 09:08 PM

8. Using term loosely. Jesuit-taught

Jeduits are priests. Opus Dei are lay people. Not sure if priests are. At this point he could very well be right wing enough for Opus Dei but I thought he was mainstream right wing

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Response to MaryMagdaline (Reply #8)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 10:10 PM

11. Opus Dei likes to recruit powerful people..

...and I can see how they could have gotten him to groom him.

But they require some serious dive into religious rigor. And I don't know if he has that in him.

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Response to Grasswire2 (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 10:06 PM

9. Isn't Thomas Opus Dei?

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Response to leftyladyfrommo (Reply #9)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 10:08 PM

10. don't know, but Scalia was nt

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Response to leftyladyfrommo (Reply #9)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 10:15 PM

12. It's my understanding there is an OD clique on the SCOTUS, and Scalia recruited Thomas.

Trouble is I read an article about this what feels like a decade ago, so I cannot go further. The info is out there. The problem we have at this moment in history is that the SCOTUS is heavily weighted with very conservative Roman Catholics.

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Response to Grasswire2 (Original post)

Sun Sep 30, 2018, 10:17 PM

13. Not that I know of, but he's a creature of the scary Catholic right

“Leonard Leo was a visionary,” said Tom Carter, who served as Leo’s media relations director when he was chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), in an exclusive interview with The Daily Beast. “He figured out twenty years ago that conservatives had lost the culture war. Abortion, gay rights, contraception—conservatives didn’t have a chance if public opinion prevailed. So they needed to stack the courts.”

Amazingly, said Carter, Leo has succeeded in this mission with few people taking notice.

“The Christian right has been written about a lot, but hardly anyone talks about the Catholic right,” Carter said. “Four Supreme Court justices—they’re more successful than anybody: the NRA, the Israel lobby, Big Pharma, no one else has had that kind of impact.”


https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-secrets-of-leonard-leo-the-man-behind-trumps-supreme-court-pick

This isn't even mainstream Catholicism - these people oppose Pope Francis. A lot of conservative Catholics are so dumb they don't even know about this.

I grew up Catholic and knew a few people like this. They're awful. It's a reason I'm so triggered lately. How is supporting a rapist in any way "pro-Life"?? Fuck these people. I knew Kavanaugh was a brainwashed Creepy Catholic the minute he used their language - referring to contraception as "abortion-inducing drugs".

And Kavanaugh has the NERVE to complain about millions of dollars spent by "left wing groups". BULLSHIT.

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