photo CNN On the final night of the Democratic National Convention, the Reverend Dr. William Barber II broke through our cynicism. He took us above, past the Trumpian/moronic insults. His soaring speech was a call to action for humanity. WATCH! PLEASE!Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frank_schaefferSee Frank’s pai … [Read more...]
Please take 10 min and watch my Friend Reverend William Barber Tell the Truth at the Democratic National Convention
Take it From this Ex-Fundamentalist: Listen-up Bernie Worshipers (Seemingly Working to Elect Trump) There are No Political Messiahs
Please WATCH my 4 min "answer" (such as it is) to the Bernie Sanders cult, note-- NOT to Bernie, whom I respect but to some of his unhinged followers who are (seemingly) effectively working for Trump and Vladimir Putin.Politics is about paradox and imperfection, not various forms of Jesus Saves... Take it from me as an ex-fundamentalist: I know the stink of fundamentalist certainty addiction from the inside. Been there, done that!People who want everything will always get … [Read more...]
"White Christian America sees Donald Trump as their modern Moses" writes Steven Rosenfeld in an important AlterNet article: "Threatened to the Core by Fading Power and Demographics, White Christian America is Going All in on Trump."That’s the takeaway of pollsters who specialize in tracking religion and American life and were initially startled as Trump beat a handful of preachers or their sons in the early primaries, namely Scott Walker and Ted Cruz. It’s what’s behind new polls fin … [Read more...]
In case you missed this, trust me it’ll be a classic. Enjoy! Watch “Late Night” host Seth Meyers dissecting Mike Pence’s “relationship” with Trump
(Photo YouTube)The segment is less a look at just Pence, than a disemboweling of Trump's ego as on full insane display on “60 Minutes.” Trump repeatedly talks over his "running mate" to the point that if they'd been on a date Pence would have thrown a glass of wine in Trump's face and left the table (or bed). Enjoy!Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon … [Read more...]
Did Jerry Falwell Jr Watch the Multiple and Disgusting Howard Stern/Trump Interviews (or Know that Trump is accused of Child rape) BEFORE Endorsing Him?
(YouTube photo)In the 1980s when I was myself in the religious right I preached from Jerry Falwell's pulpit. I preached on family values. My how times have changed! Trump was endorsed by Jerry Falwell's son. Trump represents a specific modern sexual predator personality type. Trump's proclamation: “Women, you have to treat ‘em like shit,” makes me ask: Did Jerry Falwell Jr. and all those other evangelicals who back Trump endorse him because they hate women too? ...Or are Falwell and company j … [Read more...]
Don’t Miss Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, Reunited to Fight Trump, FOX “News” and the GOP on the “Late Show” WATCH!
Jon Stewart is back to battle Trump, the GOP and FOX "News." Don't miss this zinger-return! Stephen Colbert, on “Late Show,” resurrected Jon to rip into FOX for now praising Trump for the same traits they once (falsely) condemned in Barack Obama. Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter www … [Read more...]
Donald Trump Begins Presidential Nomination Speech by Weirdly Patting His Daughter’s Hips (and almost her butt)
Donald Trump has long a history of odd father/daughter behavior to say the least...Here’s the creepy video of Donald Trump saying he’d date his own daughterHere’s the creepy video of Donald Trump speculating about another daughter's breasts --- WHEN SHE WAS ONE YEARS OLD. Who is this creep? WATCH:Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peaceAvailable now on Amazon … [Read more...]
Bring on the clowns, the nuts and yes, the fascists! ENJOY.Brock Mealer, Motivational Speaker U.S Representative Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) Governor Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma Dr. Lisa Shin, National Diversity Coalition for Trump Reince Priebus, RNC Chairman Jerry Falwell, Jr., President of Liberty University and evangelical leader Peter Thiel, Venture Capitalist Tom Barrack, CEO of Colony Capital Ivanka Trump, Daughter of Donald Trump and EVP at the Trump Organization Donald … [Read more...]