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American Forum - American Theocracy: The Perils and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil and Borrowed Money in the 21st

American Theocracy: The Perils and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century

Kevin Phillips
May 10, 2007 - December 13, 1901

Kevin Phillips
Kevin Phillips

Kevin Phillips, a senior strategist for Richard M. Nixon's 1968 presidential bid and the author of The Emerging Republican Majority, argues in his latest work that the Republican Party is headed for disaster. Phillips identifies three broad and related trends as especially threatening: the role of oil in defining American foreign policy; the intrusion of "radical Christianity" into the political debate; and the alarmingly high levels of public and private debt.

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