In this continuation of my mini-series into religion and politics in America I look into the when, who and how of the creation of union between the political right and the religious southerners in the US. From convention speeches, private schools, the IRS to Reagan I cover the basics of how we ended up in the absolute clusterfuck of a mess we find ourselves today as Americans.

Part 1: Episode 09 – How to Piss Off Jesus

Part 3: Episode 17 – The Dominionist Infection

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5502785?storyId=5502785
http://jsr.fsu.edu/Volume10/Freeman.pdf https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/05/religious-right-real-origins-107133 https://www.nytimes.com/1982/02/04/us/justice-dept-says-dissidents-are-welcome-to-leave-jobs.html https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/exclusive-lee-atwaters-infamous-1981-interview-southern-strategy/
https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/race-party-realignment-in-the-south-old-times-not-forgotten2.pdf