But now, the Texas-size extremism is spreading to Arizona and it includes Texas-style armed biker thugs, conspiracy theorists, and anti-Muslim sentiments that set Texas apart as right-wing extremist central.
Over the weekend, a protest formed at a conference in Texas held by a Muslim group titled "Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate." Protesters directed their hate towards Muslim attendees of the event.
Of course down through the ages violent wars have been waged over imposition of a particular religion, but in modern times the basic premise among religious people was to live and let live. All that changed after the terror attacks on 9/11.
During an appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani used the terrorist attack on a French newspaper to insist that the United States needs to have a police presence inside all Muslim places of worship.
African Americans are not the only victims of media incitement to murder as was borne out on Thursday in Missouri as a sign of the success of Republican media's successful 13-year fear mongering campaign.
What is curious, is that although America is not, was not, and never will be a Christian nation, there are signs that a religious purity crusade is gaining traction.
Of course the Americans putting Goebbels's propaganda tactics into practice are Fox News, neo-conservatives, Republicans, and their religious right sycophants, and their big lie is that the greatest threat to this nation is every person who adheres to the Muslim faith.
With Republicans inciting more anti-Muslim sentiment, there will be more incidents of racial and religious profiling that Republicans never extended to white Christians guilty of terrorist attacks.
Fed by Netanyahu and Republicans at home, America's right wing Christian fanatics are jonesing for a holy war against Islam.
The Values Voters Summit was not an expression of American values or a representation of the Constitution's guarantee of freedom and equal rights.