Video by AIPAC Forum Speaker Promotes "New World Order - Illuminati" Conspiracy Theory
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Mon Mar 12, 2007 at 03:39:49 PM EST
"Christians United For Israel" founder Pastor John Hagee spoke, to a standing ovation, at the ongoing American Israel Public Affairs Committee forum in Washington D.C. last night. When not cultivating ties with AIPAC and the American Jewish community, pastor Hagee gives sermons ( such as featured in the YouTube video above ) and somehow also finds time to author many books such as his lastest, "Jerusalem Countdown", in which he blames the Holocaust on Jews. Pastor Hagee is the subject of an ongoing series here at Talk To Action (see inside).
TTA contributor Chip Berlet, Senior Analyst for Political Research Associates, provides some background on the recent history of "New World Order" conspiracism among John Hagee's fellow Christian Zionists such as Tim LaHaye and Pat Robertson in The Age Old Conspiracy

Previous installments in an ongoing series, by several authors, on John Hagee and Christian Zionism:

AIPAC Event Helps Mainstream Allegations Of "Satanic Liberal Jewish Conspiracy"

Donohue Softpeddles Hagee's Catholic Bashing

"Be Jewish In Five Easy Days", The Twelve Tribes Of Hagee

Holocaust For Zion : CUFI's Christian Zionism Made Simple

GOP House Minority Whip Roy Blunt To Help Nuclear War Advocate

What Secret "Other Matters" Did McCain Discuss With "Apocalypse Now" Hagee ?

Hagee has added some new twists on an old theme that the John Birchers peddled in their time. LaHaye was a Bircher, and his world view as reflected in the Left Behind series gives some rather disturbing insights as to what he believes. This doesn't make it any less scary.

by khughes1963 on Mon Mar 12, 2007 at 10:11:42 PM EST
Some new wine in the body of the old wine in those new bottles.

Much of what Hagee preaches is "orthodox" apocalyptic dispensationalism. But not all is, and Hagee may be a straight man.

by Bruce Wilson on Mon Mar 12, 2007 at 10:31:44 PM EST

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