Tea Party favorite Sharron Angle's prior years as part of Nevada's 'Independent American Party' have been shrouded in mystery, according to Talking Points Memo, until now:
"The far-right third party that Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle called home in the 1990s supported abolishing 'the debt money system' and ran a vitriolic anti-gay insert in state newspapers that portrays LGBT people -- or, as Angle's party called them, 'sodomites' -- as child-molesting, HIV-carrying, Hell-bound freaks, according to documents obtained by TPM."
"The ad insert, which approvingly cites an 1814 legal treatise titled 'Consequences of Sodomy: Ruin of a Nation,' is a digest of articles that refer to LGBT people alternately as 'homosexuals,' 'sodomites,' and 'brazen perverts.' The insert includes virtually every homophobic myth ever conceived. Sample headlines include: 'Homosexual Curriculum In The First Grade' ... 'Flawed Science Nurtures Genetic Origin For Homosexuality' ... 'No Constitutional Right To Be A Sodomite.' Here's a passage from an item headlined 'True Homosexual Character Revealed': "Homosexuals argue that they are a peaceful and gay people. Yet ... Dr. Paul Cameron of the Family Research Report writes "the top six U.S. male killers were all homosexuals."
Full insert, AFTER THE JUMP...