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Kinsman Redeemer Ministries (KRM) is a "Christian Identity" website where the Rev. Mark Downey, co-pastor of the Fellowship of God’s Covenant People, talks to himself (and sometimes yells whenever the subject of "the JOOOOZ" comes up). Like all Christian Identity groups, it explicitly claims that the so-called "Chosen People" of the Bible are not present-day Jews (whom it suggests are literally the children of Satan, guilty of draining the blood of 100,000 children a year), but instead the "Germanic, Celtic, Scandinavian, and Anglo-Saxon" peoples. In fact, the organization's very name implies that Jesus came to redeem only his "kinsmen," e.g. "white people." However, as a Christian group they explicitly reject "White nationalism", for fear of being lumped together with atheists and pagans, and instead support "Christian nationalism," which is a combo of white nationalism and dominionism.

Like many neo-Nazis, Mark Downey attempts to hide from his movement's utter lack of real-world success by indulging in pure fiction. His website includes a desperately pathetic "inaugural speech" given by an imaginary future Christian Identity President of the United States.

Conspiracy theories[edit]

Beyond the racist crap, the KRM espouses lots of other woo as well. Their website features a half-baked screed against evolution, though they also claim that YEC types are just as ignorant. KRM claims that all of the races were created separately, and (flying in the face of all known science) that each race (of which there are three or four, they can't make up their mind) represent not just different species, but entirely different genera.[1] The KRM also supports the nonsense theory of abiotic oil.

They are also 9/11 truthers, and believe that the levees of New Orleans were purposefully destroyed.[2] At the same time, they believe that disasters have befallen the US for turning from God's laws, especially regarding race.

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  1. There is nothing there about how "interracial" children are then able to reproduce, or even exist at all. Breeding between genera isn't like trying to mate a horse with a zebra; it's like trying to mate a horse with a tapir.
  2. Which, oddly, puts them in agreement with many black radicals as well.