[lit-ideas] So GOP stands for?

  • From: "Andreas Ramos" <andreas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Lit-Ideas" <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2006 08:58:04 -0800

Yesterday at 1p, Ted Haggard, televangelist and head of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) (45,000 churches with 30 million members) appeared again in the news. The NAE is the foremost GOP religious organization.

Haggard has been campaigning hard on the Tuesday vote in Colorado for a bill against gay marriage. Married and five children, he stands tall on family values. He has weekly conference calls with W. Bush. Ted Haggard is one of the foremost opponents against the "gay agenda" and "homosexual life style".

However, yesterday a gay prostitute said he was in a 3-year relationship with 

Haggard immediately denounced the allegations as "a political attack by 

Two hours later, Haggard resigned from the National Association of Evangelicals.

This morning, he admitted there had been gay sex and methamphetamine drug use.

- "A fantasy of mine is to have an orgy with about six young college guys ranging from 18 to 22 in age."

- "He loved snorting meth before [he] has sex with his wife."

They put the country into turmoil with their witch hunts, and then they turn out to be worse than their own rabid imaginations. Republican hypocrisy.

Yesterday, www.tedhaggard.com was still up. It's gone this morning.

Check out http://www.nae.net/ . Ted is still hammering away at "secular humanists" who want to undermine our military.

Watch Ted attack gays. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2006/11/03/video-pastor-haggard-pre_n_33180.html

Who is Ted Haggard? There was an excellent article on him and his political significance in Harpers last year. http://www.harpers.org/SoldiersOfChrist.html

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