Duggar Critics See Fringe Cult
Enquirer notes link with group that wants to overthrow government
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 3, 2010 10:56 AM CST
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar hold their daughter Josie Brooklyn Duggar, born Dec. 11, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, Ark.   (AP Photo/TLC, Scott Enlow)

(Newser) – If the National Enquirer is to be believed, the Duggars don’t have 19 children simply because they love kids: No, it’s because they belong to a cult that plans to take over the US government. Jim Bob and Michelle, stars of TLC’s 19 Kids & Counting, are acknowledged Christians—but critics say they go further, belonging to a fringe sect called QuiverFull.

QuiverFull, as one author on the subject puts it, encourages couples to “breed and indoctrinate enough children” until they can “take over both houses of Congress, 'reclaim' sinful cities like San Francisco and launch massive boycotts against companies that do not support conservative Christian beliefs.” Though the Duggars deny any affiliation, their books and DVDs are sold on the QuiverFull website. A 2009 Newsweek article also alleged the cult connection.

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kdhl
Mar 26, 2010 5:41 PM CDT
I don't understand why everyone wants to give this family a hard time! What does it matter if they want to have 20 kids? I mean really, they support themselves and pay their own bills, the taxpayers are not paying their way. And as for their lifestyle, what's wrong with living a wholesome life? If there were more people like the Duggars in this world, I believe it would be a better place. Also, it's simply ludicrous to suggest that they are a part of an organized effort to take over the government or whatever...what is that about?? That's just insane and people need to leave them alone because it seems to me like they have it all together.
boxcar
Mar 4, 2010 7:19 PM CST
Gays ain't the Problem, they don't have kids, they ADOPT unwanted kids, part of a Solution. Mullti-Birth families are the Problem- by having more than 2 kids they've overstepped the God-given right to reproduce yourselves ONCE and once ONLY to maintain a healthy balance between human population and Earth's ability to sustain ourselves. We are on a TITANIC collision with overwhelming the planet with our toxic waste, gaseous emissions and SITUATION ETHICS dictates we follow the same course the lifeboat survivors did. When faced with the issue of going back to retrieve survivors they didn't because it would've swamped the life boats. The Duggers are ensuring that somewhere downstream in time the DEATH RATE has to increase to offset their high BIRTH RATE. In short they & those like them are the partly the cause of GENOCIDE and as such should pay the price for their sins US citizens consume 5X the energy of 3rd world countries and to do so means they contribute 15X the waste products (energy production is ~33% efficiency) so to have 20person family they contribute over 300X the toxic waste of a 3rd world citizen- enormous difference. Add to this the FACT OF LIFE we now know human race is SUN-SYNCHRONIZED (google Solar Mortality Theory) this type of family ensures that every 3 generations socio-economic upheavals occur like CLOCKWORK in modern history with the traditional FINAL SOLUTION being to increase the DEATH RATE to offset high BIRTH RATES. Modern Time events ocured in the 1860s, 1930s and NOW- Thks a lot all you stoopid DOOGER-TYPES Yes, they are in line to take over the gov't by killing everyone off to make room for their own kind Where's Oswald when we need him? Wish none of this was true but methinks....sorry but it is.
STACCEE
Mar 4, 2010 4:22 PM CST
WHAT I FIND SO WEIRD AND HYPOCRITICAL OF THIS ANTI ESTABILISHMENT FAMILY IS THAT THEY DON'T REALLY OWN A TV SO TO SPEAK AND DON'T WATCH MOVIES AND SHUN THE OUTSIDE WORLD SO TO SPEAK, THEN WHY IN THE HELL ARE THEY SO GUN HO ON SHOWING THEIR FAMILY LIFE AND ALL THEIR OFFSPRING ON NATIONAL TV. THEY DON'T WANT THEIR KIDS TO BE COURRUPTED BY THE REAL WORLD BUT THEY SURE AS HELL DON'T MIND CONFORMING TO THE REAL WORLD OF GETTING ALL THE MONEY THEY CAN BY EXPLOITING THEIR FAMILY.