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Let me just get right to it.  The Tea Party movement is dead because the people in it are spiritually dead.  The blind opposition to the very Scriptures you claim to carry into battle, is stunning.  I know why you lost.  This movement is not of God.  It is of hate and hate is the only way you know how to push your message.  Thus making the message corrupt and evil.

I will not follow a message of hate or as its disgused, "love of country."  There is certainly room for conservatives in America but the Tea Party is nothing more than the cheerleaders for the GoP establishment.  The water bearers or should I say the poison bearers.  Delivering poison (hate) to every rally, political office and blog post you touch.  No identity of your own but hate and division.  A minority faction.  Barely an interest group.

You got lucky in 2010 given general election voters don't vote in the same volume during the mid-terms.  Especially democrats.  A fluke.  Nothing more.  A victory God delivered to force those who can hear His voice to choice between love and hate.  To chose between love of country and love of God.  You have made America your god and the Constitution your idol.  You are evil and hateful to those who don't think like you.  Bearing false witness faster than fact checkers can even keep up with.  This is why you lost.  You sold your souls to defeat one man and gambled it on a losing hand.

So lets just stop pretending there is anything Christ-like about this movement.  This is a selfish, ignorant, racist and hateful little bunch and God delivered swift justice by rejecting EVERYTHING you stand for.  And I too reject everything you stand for because you stand for nothing but blind hate while rejecting facts and biblical truth.  The Tea Party is the worst thing to ever happen to America and here's what we can thank them for:

Four more years of Obama.  Obamacare is the "law of the land".  A 6-3 or even 7-2 Democrat SCOTUS in 4 years.  Gay marriage initiatives continue to pass. Bigger government.  Even more spending with the Tea Party in congress. (and then re-elected them)  A divided nation with an electoral demographic base that may take 50 years for conservatives to win over after this atrocity.  And that's what you call "love of country"?  That's what you call success?  

Please take your Karl Rove colored glasses off.  His career is over.  He's been exposed as a political fraud and you can bet he's going to take as many down with him as he can.  As the saying goes, I can do bad all by myself.  In just two years you've taken this movement from some of the highest levels in politics, to becoming the lepers of the political world.  A laughing stock.  A fringe element that is NOW easily dismissed as just a handful of nut cases and racists.  There's no coming back from that.

Demographics don't lie. And since you deny scripture and twist it to suit you, abandoning love as God's will, you will never have the favor of the Lord.  My God didn't ignore your prayers.  He didn't even hear them.  Your god heard you and delivered the fruits only he can produce.  Fear, depression, confusion, hatred and anger.

This is America and we are all free to worship whom ever we like or no one at all.  I just take offense to people who use the name of Jesus Christ to push an agenda fueled by hate.  Christ's message is one of love, compassion and mercy.  Your god's message is "Fight, fight, fight!  Hate, hate, hate!  Destroy, destroy, destroy!"  Give it a rest.  Nobody's listening anymore because the Tea Party has lost all respect and all credibility.

I know what you're thinking.  "Why are you judging us?" So predictable. Because if any of you actually took the time to read the bible, you'd know that since you claim to be part of the Church, I have the right to rebuke your false teachings and ideologies and that's exactly what they are.  I have no doubt most of you think you know God but as is written and as I've shared:

"One can not claim to know God if they do not know love for one another."  Not love of 50% of America.  Not 75% but love of 100% of America.  But I know you're not listening because hate has blinded you, so here's the last one and I think it sums up this movement quite well:

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single convert, and when he becomes a convert, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves. - Jesus Christ

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  •  Vent - the Tea Party and the Christian Right (6+ / 0-)

    are not the same group of people, although there is clearly some overlap. The Tea Party had a narrow focus of lower government spending and reducing the national debt. It didn't have a religious element to it and that was one of the reasons it attracted libertarians.

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 08:04:36 AM PST

    •  You might want to change the title (2+ / 0-)
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      to something like "A rebuke of the Christian right's God of hate". I think it would be more accurate.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 08:07:10 AM PST

      [ Parent ]

    •  But it does have the very same religious element (3+ / 0-)
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      They just focused on small government and reduced spending but their view on social issues is based in a false understanding of the bible and that message is driven with hate.  Look at any of their websites.  They believe this is a Christian nation, just like the rest of the right wing.  Don't be fooled.  Wolf in sheep's clothing.

      •  Actually, yes it does. (1+ / 0-)
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        My brother-in-law is an SBC minister with his own church in SE Oklahoma, he got in with the Tea Party early on and ended up being a regional 'leader'. I asked him how he justified getting into politics, and it was all about taking his religious errors mainstream for the purpose of forcing "knees to bend" among those who don't belong to his church. As if political influence outside the sanctuary would somehow make the error of substituting hatred for love less erroneous. It doesn't.

        Very sad. I'm not sure there's a cure.

    •  Changed! (3+ / 0-)
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      I think the update in the title as suggested below is actually more accurate, especially based on your observation of the Tea Party.  I don't 100% agree with your assessment but I do believe their is some truth to it, so "Christian Right" is a better umbrella.  

    •  That's simply false if you go by metrics like the (2+ / 0-)
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      Vent, VClib

      level of support for marriage equality, where 94% of teabaggers oppose it - more than any other group by a very wide margin.    They clearly have a conservative social agenda and religious agenda but they just usually lie about it.

      In contrast, a majority of independents and actual libertarians support marriage equality (as opposed to faux libertarians like Ron Paul).

  •  Jesus made himself very clear. (2+ / 0-)
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    Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces. You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to.

    I used to be Snow White. And then I drifted. - Mae West

    by CherryTheTart on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 09:08:13 AM PST

  •  Let's Face It.... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...the so called Christian right is espousing materialistic values and all manner of hate filled bigotry that are in absolute opposition to Christ's message.

    The same critiques can be made for much of organized religiosity, especially the fanatical fundamentalist kind.


    •  You're absolutely right (0+ / 0-)

      and I fear that not enough Christians on the left have stood up against the voices of hate on the right.  It's to the point when I meet an atheist and tell them I believe in Christ, they immediately expect me to start spitting right wing venom.

      Jesus Christ is not a dirty word.  His name is just being spoken from too many dirty mouths.

      I don't care if you're gay, straight, religion, no religion, male, female, left wing, right wing or any other category you can name.  My God tells me to love one another as I love myself and judge not less ye be judged.  

  •  Republican Vision(s) of God (0+ / 0-)

    The Tea Party movement and the Southern Evangelicals struggle to reconcile religion and ideology because they are linked to an organization, the Republican Party, that does not itself sponsor a consistent position on where ideology ends and religion begins and vice versa. Truthfully, the vision of 'God' offered up by the ideological wing of the Republican Party is not at all that of the 'God' which its Southern Evangelical base purports to worship. The 'God' of the GOP is the Free Market. Part of the Republican ideology is am implicit religious dimension to Free Market capitalism. (I'd point, by way of an example, to some of the nutty things Tony Perkins has said on the subject: 'Jesus is a free marketer' and so forth.) This is complicated further by those wing-nuts who would infuse the Republican ideology with Randian individualism. (The woefully misguided Paul Ryan is an perfect example of that. A practicing Roman Catholic, Ryan is also an enthusiastic Randian and an adherent of Republican economics. Try as he may, he looks very foolish trying to reconcile Ayn Rand, Free Market Capitalism and his Catholic faith. And he is often called out by Catholic activists as a purveyor of 'unchristian' economic policy.)

    In short, the Republican Party is very confused when it comes to religion—and that confusion manifests itself in the unease of the Catholics, Teabaggers  and Southern Evangelicals in its ranks.


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