#964 History of the Christian Right (Religion)

Air date: 10-30-15

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Today we take a look at the history of how Christianity was, in large part, coopted by the Republican party on behalf of business interests and how anyone started getting the idea that we were founded as a religious, much less Christian, nation

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival Part 1 - Fresh Air - Air Date 3-30-15

Ch. 3: Song 1: Timber Timbre - Timber Timbre

00:11:35 Ch. 4: Act 2: The Origin of Religious Freedom Laws... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-27-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Coaster - NOFX

00:20:26 Ch. 6: Act 3: Why Can't They Understand the First Amendment? - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 04-11-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Very Soon ft Funsho Ogundipe - Wanlov the Kubolor

00:31:26 Ch. 8: Act 4: How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival Part 2 - Fresh Air - Air Date 3-30-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Kalamazoo - Jason Roseboom

00:40:47 Ch. 10: Act 5: What Would the Founders say about Religious Freedom Laws? - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-27-15

Ch. 11: Song 5: The Very Best of Peter, Paul and Mary - Peter, Paul & Mary

00:45:58 Ch. 12: Act 6: Republicans Fire Woman For Not Going To Church - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 08-21-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Dancing In The Streets - The Haymarket Squares

00:52:01 Ch. 14: Act 7: Fascism on the American horizon, wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross - @truthdig - Air Date: 10-11-13


01:05:10 Ch. 15: Thoughts on victimless crimes - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX

01:07:21 Ch. 16: Responding to Wade and victimless crimes - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

01:09:55 Ch. 17: Final comments on recent bonus content topics

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • Shel Lynn
    commented 2015-11-02 00:53:31 -0500
    AMAZING! If only more people knew this! Thanks Jay. Sharing on Facebook.
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