I’m a white male in North America’s upper middle class.This inglorious inheritance of slaveholders, misogynists, and war-makers shapes what I experience and, just as importantly, do not experience—i.e., what black men undergo in our country’s criminal and judicial system or even during casual traffic stops and what women of all races and classes endure when confronted by our culture’s everyday sexism and what gay women and men face in the daily bigotry (or worse in the all-too-common violence … [Read more...]
Please take 4 min and WATCH my latest rant: This is Way Past Politics– America Now Has 2 Governments a Dangerous Conman and Mike Pence (BTW If Trump Had Run as a Liberal Democrat He’d Still be a Fatal Mistake)
Please WATCH``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````P.S. If you want to know a little more about where I'm coming from and my perspective on politics, religion and the intersection of faith and life-- here's a new movie about me. (It's below the poster on YouTube) scroll down and watch it for free...WATCH "Let me be FRANK" HERE:Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frankschaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow F … [Read more...]
(YouTube)Oliver says Trump has 2 options: a “humiliating” and “off-brand” loss to Hillary Clinton, or a “reset”Oliver told Trump. “If you keep going, you’re going to spend the next 11 weeks ramping up hatred in speeches, injecting poison into the American bloodstream that will take generations to remove, and denying the country the contest of ideas that the presidential campaign should actually be.” And at the end of all that, he said, Trump will either win or lose, both of which will mos … [Read more...]
Trump is going to lose the election. And Trump will make us pay. (HINT: It’s Trump’s Version of Hitler’s “scorched earth” Policy) Here’s How to Stop Him Taking Revenge on America
Tell a large group of not-terribly-bright heavily armed angry white men (prone to belief in alternative “information” and conspiracy theories) that the election of their candidate is being stolen by a rigged system… and what could possibly go wrong? Put it this way: if violence against women increases in domestic abuse cases around the loss of a favorite NFL team- just imagine the day after Trump loses.As an article on domestic abuse noted in Time: In a comprehensive survey of domestic viole … [Read more...]
Don’t “pray for the victims.” Pray for the utter destruction of the terror-facilitating NRA, the hate-spewing Vile Trump Con and the utter destruction of the earth-destroying and obstructionist racist homophobic women-hating backward fear-mongering do-nothing GOP– and thus save tens of thousands of future innocent victims from death…
Don't "pray for the victims." Pray for the utter destruction of the terror-facilitating NRA, the hate-spewing Vile Trump Con and the utter destruction of the earth-destroying and obstructionist racist homophobic women-hating backward fear-mongering do-nothing GOP-- and thus save tens of thousands of future innocent victims from death...Did you expect a longer blog on this? What else is there to say?Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GO … [Read more...]
“Help Me, Samantha Bee Kenobi. You’re Our Only Hope!” (And The Only Media Person Who Seems to Understand What the F*%#! Just Happened to American Politics! WATCH/LAUGH/CRY!
Bee traces the "How" and "Why" of Republicans falling in line behind the Donald as no one else could or would, in this NEW clip. WATCH!!!From when the GOP pretended they’d take a principled stand against America’s fascist/dumb/ demagogue until now it has been one long fall...Bee traces every bloody bounce over the cliff, better than anyone else.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 pea … [Read more...]
An Open Letter to Black Americans From This White Former Republican Religious Right Enemy: When it Comes to the Nomination of a New Supreme Court Justice, President Obama is Being Disrespected Because He’s Black. Period!
Dear Black America,I am a white privileged well off sixty-three-year-old former Republican religious right wing activist who changed his mind about religion and politics long ago. In view of what the Republicans have become in 2016 and how they have disrespected President Obama for 7 years, I'm glad I fled that party. The New York Times noted that because I left the right wing my former friends call me a traitor. These days in view of the naked racism of the Republicans I'm proud to be c … [Read more...]
"Ammon Bundy says God drove him to break into the offices of an agency that works on behalf of pileated woodpeckers, yellow warblers and other avian wonders. Bundy’s not leaving, he says, until land that we own — that is, every American citizen — is taken from us and given to some unnamed private entity.Yes, it’s comical — white privilege mixed with a “Hee Haw” parody. The only thing Bundy and his fellow burglars have accomplished thus far is to leave behind enough evidence for pros … [Read more...]