On no… Joel’s doing that slightly annoying thing of making titles up which are opposite of what the story actually is to call attention to the hypocrisy of the group.
Seems that the Family Research Council is calling for prayer against the Occupy Wall Street crowd:
Days of Rage/Occupy Wall Street — The sixties-style tent city protest, which seemed to fizzle after its September 17 launch, now has momentum and is expanding to cities across the nation, including Washington, D.C. Organizers of the movement (e.g. ACORN, labor unions, and other far-left leaders and groups) have been given new life by the sycophant liberal media, Hollywood celebrities and leading Democrats in Washington, including President Obama. Six arrests were made when one hundred demonstrators conducted an illegal demonstration inside a Senate office building (see Gullible, Who’s Behind it?, Official Website, Senate Building).
- May God prevent these radical organizers from stirring revolution and distracting voters from the elections and keeping watch on our elected leaders (Num 16:1-14; Is 1:4-6; Pr 12:11-12; Mt 26:41; Eph 4:28; 1 Tim 6:3-10; Heb 13:5-6).
First, to the lies – ACORN is gone. Labor Unions didn’t organize this, and only later joined the group.
Second, the shear hypocrisy:
Our current TEA Party movement in America takes its inspiration from the Boston Tea Party of 1774. That’s when Americans — demanding their rights as Englishmen, protesting against King George III’s violations of Magna Carta — dumped English tea into the harbor. Our TEA Party activists are right to protest against an all-powerful, all-taxing, all-spending government. (here)
Finally, as my co-author Ken Klukowski and I discuss in our new book, “Resurgent: How Constitutional Conservatism can Save America,” the Balanced Budget Amendment must have the type of guidelines set forth by Tea Party champion Sen. Mike Lee of Utah. Not only will it require expenditures to equal revenues, spending would be capped at an approximately historical 18 percent of GDP, and all future tax increases would require a two-thirds super-majority vote for approval. (here)
Taxes have frustrated Americans since before the nation’s founding. Recently, the tea party movement has brought renewed attention to how tax rates are hurting families and the companies where they work.
Of course, today’s movement is not new, but rooted in our nation’s founding. And the name–and values–of the first tea party leader might surprise you.
The modern tea party movement began with Rick Santelli’s famous rant on the fl oor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. CNBC carried him live on Feb. 19, 2009, as he protested the Obama administration’s new mortgage bailout plan: “The government is promoting bad behavior. This is America!” He called for another American tea party, and the rest is history. (here – a lie which is continued to be spread)
There appears to be a concerted effort among the political Left and many mainstream media people to demonize and marginalize the expanding citizen-based movement known as the tea party movement. This effort flows from both a fear of what these tea parties represent and a contempt for everyday Americans. But those ordinary citizens are poised to be the ones laughing when it’s all over, when democracy takes its course. (here)
You can go to their site, via Google, and find lots of pro-Tea Party op-eds, but when others get together, well, then, they are dirty, no good commie hippies bent on destroying our Republic!
This is the hypocrisy of the Family Research Council. And why are they afraid of it? I submit to, some of the links below: