[Ads-l] Christofascism, Christofascist

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 27 14:56:49 EST 2017


Sorry, yes. I was not disputing the coinage. Just wide use. Term was
popular during Clinton administration but has virtually disappeared since
2008 (I've used it in social media but I'm yet to have seen anyone else use
it in the last 10 years; until now).

On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 2:50 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> 1970 according to the Wikipedia article I cited below :)
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> > On 27 Jan 2017, at 11:49, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> > Christofascist/m goes a long way back as a term. Certainly used
> > disparagingly in the early 1990s (OK, *I* used it disparagingly in the
> > early 1990s). Might go back even further but in different circles,
> perhaps
> > on USENET.
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> > VS-)
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> > On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 1:49 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
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> >> Kieryn Darkwater has an article titled "I Was Trained for the Culture =
> >> Wars in Home School, Awaiting Someone Like Mike Pence as a
> >> Messiah=E2=80=9D=
> >> (http://bit.ly/2jWibX3 <http://bit.ly/2jWibX3>) published yesterday on
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> >> Autostraddle. She explains that Trump=E2=80=99s rise is due to =
> >> Christofascists, where Trump is a front for Pence to convert the US to
> a =
> >> theocracy.
> >>
> >> The online Oxford English dictionaries do not have the terms =E2=80=9C =
> >> Christofascism=E2=80=9D and =E2=80=9CChristofascist=E2=80=9D.=20
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> >> Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christofascism =
> >> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christofascism>) says the term
> =E2=80=9C =
> >> Christofascism=E2=80=9D was coined in 1970 by Dorothee S=C3=B6lle.
> >>
> >> Benjamin Barrett
> >> Formerly of Seattle, WA=
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