Q: Do you know why I (mostly) don’t ban trolls and people who seem to hate me from my FB page? Please Join my FB page thought experiment!

*Here is what I just posted on my FB page. Will you join this thought experiment, post a comment on FB for publication here on Patheos? Q: Do you know why I (mostly) don’t ban trolls and people who seem to hate me from this page?A: I actually believe in free speech and… also…Believe it or not, I think my friends on the right--even the religious right--need to be heard no matter what.So… will you trolls, friends, and enemies alike, for once pretend we’re real neighbors and maybe j … [Read more...]

Dear American Jewish Community, By Netanyahu Playing Partisan Games with the GOP anti-Obama Hate Machine, he’s Just put Israel on the Wrong Side of History

 By allowing the Republicans to play dirty anti-Obama politics with Israel's security, Netanyahu has done about as much as anyone could to play into the paranoid delusions of the extremist Muslims, Holocaust deniers, and anti-Semites everywhere. Netanyahu and the Boehner-enabled end-run around the American commander in chief might as well be advertised like this: A Great Day For Anti-Semites Everywhere! Speaker of the House and Prime Minister of Israel Conspire to Prove Delusional Pa … [Read more...]

The Right’s Home School Time Bomb–WATCH the Thom Hartmann Interview with Frank Schaeffer

My "homeschool" interview on the Thom Hartmann Show: Frank Schaeffer, WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace, comes on The Big Picture. There's a darker side to home-schooling that not that many people know about. Please watch:  I just received this letter on my FACEBOOK message page. I asked the author if I could share it. I'm withholding her (and several other) names for her safety. And yes, this is really happening … [Read more...]

CALLING ON ALL MEMBERS OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO WALK OUT OF CONGRESS WHEN NETANYAHU WALKS IN TO SPEAK: BOEHNER’S/NETANYAHU’S/ISRAEL’S INSULT TO AMERICA MUST BE ANSWERED

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to address a joint session of Congress in order to insult President Obama. Billionaire GOP donor, extremist Zionist Sheldon Adelson who cooked this bad idea up, Netanyahu and Boehner are the enemies of peace, of Jews of Israel and of America. With friends like these Israel needs no enemies. They seem bent on doing the impossible through their really bad idea to insult our president: They seem bent on turning all non-Republicans against Israel.Netanyahu and … [Read more...]

Why Are So Many More People Buying my New Book on Kindle than the Paperback?

Why Are So Many More People Buying my New Book on Kindle than the Paperback? please comment on my FB page https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16I know this sounds nuts (and a bit old fashioned) but I would rather have there be more ACTUAL books out there than just Kindle downloads...And if you'll get the paperback into a few hands, I'll do a Skype book club session with anyone-- FREE (just ask me on my FB message page)Thanks!Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His lat … [Read more...]

HOME SCHOOL ABUSE “Dear Frank, I think there’s going to be an epidemic of homeschool abuse survivors in the next 10 – 20 years, if there isn’t one already…”

"Believe it or not, some homeschool kids have been so severely neglected that they don't have the skills to function on their own, yet staying at home perpetuates the problem. Additionally, when they leave their families, they lose what little support they may have had..."I just received this letter on my FACEBOOK message page. I asked the author if I could share it. I'm withholding her (and several other) names for her safety. And yes, this is really happening right here in … [Read more...]

Huckabee On the USA: “It’s a humanistic, atheistic, even antagonistic toward Christian faith… Our basic, fundamental rights are being robbed from us”

 Mike Huckabee playing at Thomas Road Baptist Church in 2008 (courtesy Wikimedia Commons)According to David Edwards at Raw Story  Mike Huckabee said on Thursday that if he was elected president then he would have “God’s blessing” to fight a so-called “secular theocracy” that had been imposed by atheists.During an appearance on the Christian Life Today program, Huckabee told televangelist James Robinson that he was considering a 2016 presidential bid because the country needed to … [Read more...]

Pope Francis to Conservative anti-Contraception Catholics: Have SEX, BUT No More “breeding like rabbits!”

According to the Religion News Service, Pope Francis he's starting to chip away at the contraception ban. Ironic eh? Just as Wheaton College (a school that used to be evangelical) becomes anti-contraception, the Pope starts talking like evangelicals used to before they were hijacked by the loony Roman Catholic right.The Pope derided the idea that “in order to be good Catholics we have to be like rabbits” and produce litters of kids." “No,” he told reporters on his flight home from the Philipp … [Read more...]


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