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2016 Postmortem

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sulphurdunn

(6,891 posts)
Sat Oct 12, 2013, 02:00 PM Oct 2013

Ever wonder what's wrong with America? [View all]

Why the Jesus Party has shut down representative government and how an infomercial video may drive you to gibbering madness?

Did you know that the Bible is actually a book for investors? That Jesus was really a shrewd money changer who didn't love money and that the secret to amassing wealth is turn your reasoning powers over to a born again financial guru who will make you richer than Caesar for $97 and give you free stuff worth hundreds of dollars for doing it? Of course you do. After all, you know what the "prosperity gospel" is, and you've seen the "but wait there's more" commercials on late night TV. But did you know that God punishes those who do not take risk investments with their money? Well, then you need to be enlightened, and News Max is just the place to be enlightened.

Warning! The article reads like something co-produced by CNBC and the 700 Club. The video is long, more repetitive than a Ron Popeil pitch and may be psychologically damaging. Otherwise, it is a masterpiece of the art and symbolic of the Calvinist underpinnings of the religious right, it's hypocrisy, avarice and support for the Republican Party. I sat through the whole thing and am now going to get drunk. May the force be with you!

http://www.smarterlifestyles.com/2013/07/17/what-the-bible-says-about-money-shocking/?fc_id=69011&fc_app_id=8081&url=http%3A%2F%2Fpoliticalwire.com%2Farchives%2F2013%2F10%2F12%2Fboehner_says_no_deal_with_white_house.html





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