14 defining characteristics common to fascist regimes: Yes this means us now

(Photo YouTube) Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each. In view of the fact that we now are on the way to an America defined by Trump it is time to look in the mirror of world history to see our potential future. 1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism - Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, … [Read more...]

Please take 10 min and watch my Friend Reverend William Barber Tell the Truth at the Democratic National Convention

photo CNN On the final night of the Democratic National Convention, the Reverend Dr. William Barber II broke through our cynicism. He took us above, past the Trumpian/moronic insults. His soaring speech was a call to action for humanity. WATCH! PLEASE!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 pai … [Read more...]

The key bulwark of faith-based Trumpism is the prosperity gospel: To the evangelicals (both right and left) lying and money are the real “gospel” so “He’s one of us!”

(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)(photo www.rollingstone.com)Evangelical Christianity in America became a get-rich-quick scheme long ago. So it's no wonder that millions of prosperity gospel-following downtrodden white evangelicals who forgot to start churches of their own (and get rich) see Trump as one of their own. For a start he's just like their preachers and leaders: a comforting fraud who holds out hope of winning life's lottery.According to a new Pew poll an astonishing four fi … [Read more...]

Donald Trump is Evil Because He is Seriously Unserious

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 at http://www.frankschaeffer.com … [Read more...]

If You Care About Justice and the Future of Our World Stand Up to Saudi Terror and Promote, Read, Buy THIS BOOK!

Here is a message I just got on my Facebook Messages. If you care about our world, justice and our future, read, pray, help, buy, spread the word!Ensaf HaidarAug 9th, 9:31pmHello Dear Mr. Frank, I hope you are fine, Just i want tell you about my husband Raif Badawi Book 1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think http://amzn.com/1771642092I hope you find time to talk about it with Thanks. facebook.com/raifofficialpageEnsaf Haidar. Canada. … [Read more...]

What Honor Looks Like: MLK’s Most Iconic Photograph

“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me” (Matthew 5:11).Martin Luther King Jr. on April 12, 1963, following his arrest. A leader, a saint, a man.  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 ht … [Read more...]

Want Muslims to “speak up” about terror, rights and values? Here’s PROOF They DO! So Get Lost Fox News!

The Muslim mayor of the second largest city in the Netherlands has some words for those who don't support freedom: Get lost. Ahmed Aboutaleb, the Muslim mayor of Rotterdam, recently sat down with Dutch news program "News Hour" to speak about the attack on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris by Islamic extremists. * (Ahmed Aboutaleb born August 29, 1961, is a Moroccan-Dutch politician of the Labour Party, de Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA). He has been the Mayor of Rotterdam since January 5, 2009. ) … [Read more...]

What is an Evangelical church? An asylum for the easily led says Frank Schaeffer “the bull in your spiritual china shop”

What is an Evangelical church? An asylum for the easily led.Read this review of my new book from the The MethoBlog (a labor of love and a gift to the people called United Methodists Church) and then buy my book and cure your addiction to certainty!Buy today for only $3.99 (Kindle) or $11.00 for the paperback!Here's the review: UMR: Book Review: “Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in God” by Frank SchaefferLatest from the MethoBlogoSphere, UMR by Kevin AltonPublished dig … [Read more...]