In the US, the conservative movement’s latest rallying cry against abortion
claims pro-choice groups are conducting a systematic eugenics
campaign to turn African Americans into an "endangered species
." The idea is finding renewed traction and condemnation in Black communities.
Several bloggers at RHRealityCheck are offering counter
. [more inside]
We've discussed David L. Cunningham before
, especially the controversial 9/11 docudrama he made
. But there's more to the man who's the son of Christian reconstructionist and University of the Nations founder Loren Cunningham
. There are a lot of movies he claims to have directed on his IMDB page
that don't have any external verification outside of self-published websites, which seems to contradict IMDB policy. Then there's the fear from both pagans
and various political bloggers
and fans of the books
that his upcoming adaptation
of the The Dark is Rising
fantasy books is going to completely butcher the source material. The movie is produced by Walden Media
, the production company owned by conservative christian billionaire Philip Anschutz
, who's trying to "clean up Hollywood", in association with 20th Century Fox.
"These are just slush funds for conservative interest groups"
--The Compassion Capital Fund ($148 million of our money), and the Community-Based Abstinence Education grant program ($391.7 million of our money)--just 2 of many new programs. ...The distribution of new money to conservative organizations is a small part of an estimated flood of $2 billion a year in federal grants to religious and religiously affiliated organizations.
--except it's only to organizations who have policies that agree with Bush and the GOP agenda on social issues, and not about need.
"We can't do anything about it. We just have to obey.
" Fulton (Mo.) High School drama students learn that resistance is futile.