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Sun Apr 6, 2014, 09:32 AM

26. During the Viet Nam era almost every Religious organization signed on against the war

Sundays were days of protest as people would leave church to get to the nearest demonstration. One of the greatest myths perpetrated on the American public is that the Viet Nam war protestors were only college students and hippies. Nothing is further from the truth. The MSM filmed what they wanted to film and disregarded the masses of church going folk, grandparents, teachers, veterans, etal who made it their civic duty to show up in almost every major city in this country for a number of years. The only organized Religious organization, in my memory, that supported the war was the Southern Baptist Council. They were also against integration.
What has happened since that time is beyond me. It is like a dark cloud has descended on the churches of America. They no longer speak out except for the few fanatics among them. When they do it is to vilify our fellow citizens. Mega churches rule.
It is a healthy sign that the younger generation of America understands the conflict with spirit the churches are placing upon their members and the clear hypocrisy of their current mission.

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