Trump is the GOP/Evangelical Mirror

The Trump phenomenon isn’t  about him. It is about the 40-year right wing takeover of the GOP I describe in detail in my book 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.  It is about the Republicans and their evangelical backers on the religious and racist right fomenting a slow motion lynching of President Obama where they tried to kill his presidency with a miasma of lies. The time to have stopped Trump w … [Read more...]

Top Ten Reason to Go To Falwell’s Liberty U Now Students and Professors Are All Carrying Guns

TOP TEN REASON TO GO TO FALWELL'S LIBERTY U NOW STUDENTS & PROFESSORS ARE ALL CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS----------------------------------------------------------------- (With apologies to David Letterman) 10. It's fun Taking Bets on What Could Go Possibly Wrong When You're on A Campus Full of Fully Armed Unstable Young White Men Who fit the Profile of Delusional Paranoid Religious Fundamentalists.9. When The Next Unhinged Christian Shoots Up an Abortion Clinic He'll be Fully … [Read more...]

A Great KIRKUS Review for my New Book “Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God”

KIRKUS REVIEWS VOL. LXXXIII, NO. 19 | 1 OCTOBER 2015By Rebecca FosterFrank Schaeffer, author of WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace, found that self-publishing was a way to avoid the simplistic branding publishers can apply in the search for bestsellers. He recalls that “they wanted me to craft this book to fit their marketing strategies. ‘Does it go on the New Atheist or the Religion shelf?’ they asked. ‘Can you rewrite it to fit one … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Will Be the Next President

The next president of the US poses with the Donald Trump 12-inch talking doll-- photo credit CNN used by permission  Donald Trump very well may be the next President. And it is our fault. We have defined the word success wrong. If a perfect storm forms over our next national election get used to saying the words “President Trump.”Here’s the potential perfect storm:It's 2016 and Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party candidate Half of the Democrats who fought for Sanders … [Read more...]

Watch Bernie Sanders Say What I Wish I’d Said to Liberty U 40 Years Ago When I Spoke at Liberty

(Photo NBC News, used by permission)Watch Bernie Sanders do what I should have done when I spoke at Liberty College 40 years ago. Rev. Jerry Falwell introduced me as a "great hope" for "Christian America." Not so much any more :) ... Now watch Bernie Sanders say what I wish I'd been saying then. BTW my talk given to the entire student body and my sermon (2 actually) preached from the Liberty Baptist pulpit mysteriously disappeared out of the Liberty U video archives when I was deemed a … [Read more...]

KIM DAVIS (not to mention evangelical hypocrisy) DESTROYED: “I am the very model of a modern fundamentalist”

Sick of Kim Davis? Tired of evangelical smarmy Hypocrisy? Here's the last thing you ever need to hear about her or the evangelicals! I don't know how up you are on your Gilbert and Sullivan, but listen to this again here to refresh your mind of the tune and words of "I am the very model of a modern major general" then leave it playing in the background as you read the hilarious brilliant revamped lines by Jim Trumm (posted on his Facebook page) that  forever take down Kim Davis and the entire eva … [Read more...]

Gay Teen Worried He Might Be Christian

LOUISVILLE, KY—At first glance, high school senior Lucas Faber, 18, seems like any ordinary gay teen. He's a member of his school's swing choir, enjoys shopping at the mall, and has sex with other males his age. But lately, a growing worry has begun to plague this young gay man. A gnawing feeling that, deep down, he may be a fundamentalist, right-wing Christian. "I don't know what's happening to me," Faber admitted to reporters Monday. "It's like I get these weird urges sometimes, and suddenly I … [Read more...]

Meet David Barton — the Evangelical Quack “Historian” Exposed as the Fake He Is

David Barton is a dangerous fabricator of "facts" now used by the far right GOP/Tea Party to rewrite American history. For instance, drawn in part from the writings of Christian Reconstructionists, that narrative recasts modern-day Republicans as the racially inclusive party, and modern-day Democrats as the racists supportive of slavery and postemancipation racist policies. No kidding. You need to know about Barton and what he represents. Lucky for us Julie Ingersoll has literally written the … [Read more...]


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