(Photo YouTube) Meryl Streep gave a defining speech Sunday after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, slamming Trump for his anti-immigration stances and for mocking the disabled while campaigning. She then encouraged viewers to support the Committee to Protect Journalists, something Trump discourages. It was a huge welcome humane and truthful middle finger directed to an ignorant bully and crank who can’t even dream of Meryl’s grace, education, awareness and compassion let … [Read more...]
The Rape of the Sabine Women, Piazza della Signoria, Florence (Photo Wikipedia)When a Liberty student penned an editorial critical of Trump for the campus newspaper, Falwell censored it. Now that Falwell has hired a new football coach --Ian McCaw--accused of covering up gang rape of women at Baylor U, Liberty U's Facebook page is filled with enraged comments. Falwell offered "explanations" on the university’s website. Liberty had conducted an “investigation,” he claimed. He'd found that McC … [Read more...]
It’s Not Economic Hardship that Motivates Trump’s Base but Far Right Brainwashing and (Sadly!) this Denies the Best Military-Service Traditions of Working Class America
"Speaking as the father of a Marine, it seems to me that Trump's 'vision' contradicts everything that the US Military stands for..."(Photo YouTube)The brainwashing of Trump blue collar loyalists by right wing media is on display every day. Speaking as the father of a Marine, it seems to me that Trump's "vision" contradicts everything that the US Military stands for.Let me explain.That decent plumber who is a former Marine that you always liked, the one who worked so hard and … [Read more...]
WATCH THIS! Give me 30 min and I’ll show you what an educated, prepared WOMAN & political leader looks like! Compare to Trump! Theresa May speaking today during her 1st Prime Ministers Questions at the House of Commons WATCH!
(photos YouTube)WATCH and learn: This is what prepared, articulate, clever political leadership looks like. This is what women do. Love Theresa May or hate her notwithstanding-- she is everything Donald-loser-Trump is not! Oh and BTW, all those inarticulate Trumpian lies aside, we too in the USA have a prepared, sane, educated, clever and strong woman ready to lead. And Hillary (like May) is going to win. P.S. as you watch also fantasize about the orange twit Trump trying to negotiate with … [Read more...]
Dear Religious Anti-Science Fanatic And Anyone Who Was Home-“Schooled” (Or Who Went To A Christian College or Other Madrasa), Take 4 Min, & Watch This (Hilarious!) VIDEO- And (Maybe) Become Sane!
Today's religious world (Christian/Islamic/Jewish/Hindu-nationalist et al) thrives on private "facts." Were you home "schooled?" Do you think Donald Trump is smart? Did you go to a Christian "college" or other type of Madrasa? Are you the the type of Jew or Muslim who feels God "gave" you the so-called Holy Land? Do you believe that George W. Bush was a good president or that it's wrong to sit next to a woman on a plane? Do you believe in a literal heaven or hell or that God wants you to cut off … [Read more...]
Here's Colbert at his best in the best and funniest clip I've ever seen on exposing the insane American fear of art, nudity and sex. Watch!The clip reminds me of something that happened to me that I write about in my memoir Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of It Back :When How Should We Then Live? was complete we launched it with a massive and well-promoted seminar tour sponsored by Gospel Films. … [Read more...]
Open letter to all students contemplating going to an evangelical college “Don’t let them ruin your life”
photo from https://www.facebook.com/OneGordonLGBTQ/Before you choose a college such as Wheaton, Gordon or Liberty University consider this: your degree will cost you dearly in terms of future opportunities. It'll be next to worthless, about as useful to you as a degree from the grand wizard of the KKK. The evangelical fundamentalist college movement is painting itself into a backward hate-filled corner. Don't let them ruin your life. On the brink of the massive defeat that the 2016 p … [Read more...]
The Witch-Hunts, Dishonesty, Victimology and Paranoia at Gordon, Wheaton (and Many other Evangelical Schools) Spells Long-Term Disaster For Christian Education in the USA
Evangelical schools are indulging in witch-hunts. They are acting on ideological imperatives and financial incentives—donors often threaten to withhold funds, and parents may refuse to send their children if the schools fail to toe the line— to initiate a new deadly conservative crackdown on faculty, staff and students like nothing since the 1950s. Sources mention how dishonest the schools have been about their motives for removing faculty and silencing dissent. Can evangelical Christian edu … [Read more...]