Love her or hate her we know more about Hillary Clinton’s faith than about any political leader's faith since Billy Graham was kissing up to Nixon and praying with him in the oval office. This was before Kissinger took over that pray-with-Nixon task while Graham ran for the hills to cover his Nixon-endorsing butt after Watergate.Post-Nixon, Billy Graham told my dad (the late evangelical evangelist and religious right founder, Francis Schaeffer) that he'd sworn off politics, let alo … [Read more...]
Now this NEWS ITEM from Daily Kos: Late Monday night/early Tuesday morning, a group of heavily armed white men calling themselves "Oath Keepers" showed up soon after police left and began patrolling the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, Guess What Happened When Heavily Armed White Men Roamed the Streets of FergusonArrests? Ha!By Shaun King / Daily Kos (reprinted by permission) August 11, 2015Photo Credit: Twitter Photos from @JonSwaine & @Re_ … [Read more...]
Here's my favorite Maureen Dowd column of all time! Amen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A Lost CivilizationBy MAUREEN DOWD Published: December 8, 2012 New York Times Instead of smallpox, plagues, drought and Conquistadors, the Republican decline will be traced to a stubborn refusal to adapt to a world where poor people and sick people and black people and brown people and female people and gay people count.As the historian Will Durant observed, “A great civilization … [Read more...]
Do Christians Have Something Better To Do Than Spending the Next 4 Years Hating and Lying About President Obama The Way They Did For The Last 4 Years?
On the morning after the reelection of President Obama American Christians of a conservative-to-far-right bent typified by the leadership of the evangelical establishment and the Roman Catholic bishops have to admit that along with the Republican Party they have just been resoundingly repudiated.Since I was one of the minor nepotistic sidekick architects of the rise of the religious right in the 1970s-80s along with my late evangelist father Francis Schaeffer, (before I changed my mind and fl … [Read more...]