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The Rise of the Moral Empire: Christianism, Terrorism, and the Rhetoric of Power in the Post-9/11 “Anti” Campaigns. Dr. Donna M. Souder & Kevin Van Winkle Colorado State University- Pueblo PCA/ACA Conference / St. Louis, MO. 2 April 2010. 1821: US Foreign Policy.

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The Rise of the Moral Empire: Christianism, Terrorism, and the Rhetoric of Power in the Post-9/11 “Anti” Campaigns

Dr. Donna M. Souder & Kevin Van WinkleColorado State University- Pueblo PCA/ACA Conference / St. Louis, MO.

2 April 2010


1821 us foreign policy
1821: US Foreign Policy

“…she goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy.”


2003 us foreign policy
2003: US Foreign Policy

“We don’t ‘do’ empire.”


The missionary impulse
The Missionary Impulse

“…then hear from heaven… so that all the peoples of the earth may know your name and fear you…”

--2 Chronicles 6:33



Enduring freedom morality
Enduring Freedom = Morality empire, then it probably is.”


“When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross…”

–Sinclair Lewis (c.1835)


Fear transcends partisan politics
Fear Transcends Partisan Politics flag and carrying a cross…”

“You’re either with us, or you’re with the terrorists.”


Christianism
Christianism flag and carrying a cross…”

“The distinction between Christian and Christianist echoes the distinction we make between Muslim and Islamist. Islamists are those who want to wield Islam as a political force and conflate state and mosque.”

–Andrew Sullivan


Disparate ideologies
Disparate Ideologies? flag and carrying a cross…”


The siebel foundation
The Siebel Foundation flag and carrying a cross…”

Noted “Christianst,” Tom Siebel, famously introduced Sarah Palin at one of her fundraising events during the 2008 Presidential election: Oct. 5, 2008, San Mateo, California.


The montana meth project
The Montana Meth Project flag and carrying a cross…”


Not even once
“Not Even Once…” flag and carrying a cross…”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWsqBIN6VD0


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