A few weeks ago, Religious Right activists gathered for a secretive event hosted by the Florida Renewal Project aimed at mobilizing pastors though speeches from the likes of Newt Gingrich, David Barton, and Rick Perry.
Though the media was banned, the event was filmed in order to produce DVDs that are to be used for the upcoming “One Nation Under God” house parties. These house parties are part of an effort called Champion The Vote which seeks to register five million Religious Right voters before the 2012 election. The Champion The Vote effort is itself part of an even larger effort called United In Purpose, which seeks to mobilize forty million Religious Right voters over the next decade.
The DVDs that are to be used for the “One Nation Under God” house parties this weekend have already been sent out and we received our copies yesterday and it was pretty much what you would expect.
The first hour consisted mostly of David Barton’s presentation at the Florida event and ten minutes of Newt Gingrich’s speech. The second hour also featured another Barton presentation, along with several shorter interviews with people like Lila Rose, John Stemberger, and James Dobson, who declared that the best days of this nation may very well be behind us because God may stop blessing the US if President Obama is re-elected: