On my main blog, I recently debated using the term “Christian extremists” to describe a swath of rabid American politicians. Ultimately, I did opt to use the term:
Right now, with yet another U.S. corporate/shareholder welfare bill described as a tax bill to benefit the middle class being pushed through (primarily) by Christian extremists, it’s important to really understand whether each and every so-called representative of the middle class deserves that title.
At the beginning of the year, I already knew that today’s elected Republicans are not like elected Republicans of yesteryear. I knew that they were doing terrible things and getting away with it by invoking “culture wars” against hated tax-raising liberals, but I didn’t genuinely grasp the intensity of the threat they represent to humankind, present and future.
I began to grasp the extreme nature of the threat when listening to a book I didn’t think was related. Continue reading “Taxes & the terrorism of Christian extremists”