A Different Point of View....: Is Stephen Harper displaying fascist-like tendencies?

The stepped-up authoritarian, anti-democratic manner in which Stephen Harper has conducted himself since obtaining his Parliamentary majority nine months ago raises serious concerns about how far right he is planning to push the country in his effort to forever change the face of Canada. Harper hates many things about Canada – most of all the moderate ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: CBC – The Armageddon Factor

News clip by the CBC regarding the growing influence of the religious Right with the Conservative Harper government, and interview with Marci McDonald, author of The Armageddon Factor. See also: CBC: MPs under the influence of evangelicals?

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Gruending In the Hill Times

A nice interview occasioned by the publication of his new book , Pulpit and Politics (which doesn’t seem to be up on Amazon with his other stuff yet). The Hill Times interview is fairly substantive. In my favorite bit, he talks about the influence of the Religious Right in Canadian politics: Well, they believe they ...

Armageddon Time. Mark Steyn and Marci McDonald battle it out.

At least Marci McDonald (“The Armageddon Factor”) and Mark Steyn (“After America: Get Ready for Armageddon”) agree on something, even if they mean totally different things. The difference? One advocates the separation of church and state; the other inspires racist terrorists like Anders Breivik.

Tim Murphy of Mother Jones DESTROYS Michael Gerson on Dominionism

This Mother Jones article is a must read in that takes on a meme which is about to go viral among conservatives. That is, the left is ‘paranoid’ about the religious extremism of the Republican presidential candidate field. An opening salvo has been fired in the Washington Post by Bush speechwriter, Michael Gerson. He dismisses ...

A. Picazo: Who’s Influencing Policy Decisions In Stephen Harper’s Government?

In the wake Marci McDonald’s newly released book The Armageddon Factor: The Rise Of Christian Nationalism In Canada, a political firestorm has erupted on Parliament Hill, igniting debate about just who’s influencing the policy decisions made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The release of McDonald’s book comes amid the brewing tension of apparent ideological moves made ...