The 8 Year Slow Motion Lynching of President Obama by the Republicans Ends With the President More Successful and Popular than Ever and… TRUMP as the Evil Ghost Haunting the Party of Obstruction

(photo Wikipedia)"How did we get Trump?" a Republican might ask. The answer is quite simple. You created him.Let me explain.While Republican candidates scramble to NOT be identified with Trump, Democrats bathe in the warm glow of success and reliability cast by President Obama. The isolated proudly fact-free mutants living in the Fox News and talk radio twilight zone might be able to ignore the pesky fact that unemployment now stands at 4.9% (lower than when Reagan left office in … [Read more...]

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...]

Mateen Is The NRA/Republican/Trumpian Poster Boy of Gun “Rights” (Proving the GOP/NRA “Won” Because if Mateen Could Get Assault Weapons… Anyone Can)

Take a good look at the face of the Orlando killer. He beat his wife, spewed anti-gay hate and was investigated by the FBI... Twice. And thanks to the NRA and their Republican backers in Congress he could STILL purchase weapons of war.Omar Mateen is the poster boy for the NRA and Republican Party. They have been successful in keeping weapons of terror and mass killing in the hands of terrorists.The Republicans who have kept the NRA flourishing are now working to keep angry unstable young … [Read more...]

HERE IS WHY I’LL VOTE FOR HILLARY, AND WHY YOU SHOULD TOO– Please! Watch! Please Pass On! Let’s Save America From the Casino FOOL!

Please watch this and save America and the world from the casino/fake college/bad steak/beauty pageant FOOL! Vote for Hillary!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 paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16 Contact Frank … [Read more...]

Dear Evangelical Establishment (and Christianity Today Editors) Here’s Why You ALL Seem SO F—–g! Dumb to Folks in the Real World Who Don’t Understand “Evangelical Speak”

 (C. Hitchens- Photo NPR.org)Open any issue of Christianity Today magazine and scan the article titles and sub-headings in case you want to know why the Americanized, post-Billy Graham version of evangelical faith comes across as so fucking dumb.Evangelical Speak is just so presumptuous! It never even begins to meet the skeptic halfway.Evangelical Speak is an entirely private coded language.It assumes:the existence of God with no need for argument, let alone … [Read more...]

Are You a Certainty Addict?

Are you a certainty addict? If so you are not alone. May I cure you... or at least try to start the process?Give me 2 minutes and WATCH. Then come to my Facebook page and join the discussion.https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16 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 paintings … [Read more...]

Evangelical Authoritarianism and Fear in America: Cruz/Trump Two Christian Failures, One Authoritarian Ethos

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)Donald Trump’s bizarre rise seems to prove that that evangelical voters are subordinating theology to politics—as if conservative evangelicals experience theology and politics as fundamentally separate spheres. The evangelicals love authoritarian leaders.Here is the best article I've read on the rise of evangelical authoritarianism and its influence on our blighted political world. It is reprinted here by permission of Religion Dispatches where it first a … [Read more...]

My Heartfelt Tribute to President Obama for Great Service to Our Country, “Thank you sir!” Please SHARE this video to thank one of our country’s greatest presidents and use ‪#‎ThankYouObama‬ in your post!

(photo, mashable.com Jerry-seinfeld)My Heartfelt Tribute to President Obama for Great Service to Our Country, "Thank you sir!"Please SHARE this video to thank one of our country's greatest presidents and use ‪#‎ThankYouObama‬ in your post! You'll also find this video on my Facebook pager HEREFrank 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 Tw … [Read more...]


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