This is one vision:
Ya' gotta admire them Pentecostals. Sarah Palin is a Pentecostal, amen.
Is it a Cult?
Will these fools ever 'spit out the hook?' Sometimes I seriously doubt it.
I think the real reason that Ronald Reagan closed all the nut houses in California is just so that these folks could vote for the republicans.
"During Reagan's governorship, he dismantled the public psychiatric hospital system, advocating instead a community-based housing and treatment system to supplant it. Not enough state funding was devoted to the change."
(An unfunded mandate - the quintessential republican answer.)
Then again: "Over 100 cases of death by snake bite has been reported among the Christian practitioners of serpent handling."