87.5% of "Family" & DLC Affiliated Senate Democrats Voted For FISA
Thu Aug 07, 2008
William Rehnquist. Sandra Day O'Connor. Clarence Thomas...
They were not alone - indeed, a welter of connections tied principals of both 2000 election campaigns to Doug Coe’s secretive, elite fundamentalist organization, founded in the 1930’s as a union busting initiative, that stresses benevolent rule by a divine appointed caste of wealthy and powerful Christian "elect", bound together through personal covenants into deeply loyal prayer groups and prayer "cells" and worshiping a denatured and business friendly Jesus:
Three of the United States Supreme Court Justices who issued the controversial and logically incoherent ruling in Bush v. Gore and who formed the rump majority of the five justice block that voted to shut down the 2000 election Florida recount were associated with The Family in far less than casual ways. But that salient fact is actually only part of the story of The Family's influence in the 2000 election, and the core significance of the tale is this: the subversion of American Democracy and the slow motion demolition of the New Deal.