I'll be on MSNBC tonight at 6:30 EST talking about Mike Huckabee and the evangelical "victimology."Here's the background of my family connection Mike Huckabee’s pro-life views were shaped by Francis Schaeffer’s book and film “Whatever happened to the human race?”Mike Huckabee’s pro-life views were shaped by Francis Schaeffer’s book and film “Whatever happened to the human race?”According to Wikipedia:Mike Huckabee, while he was a presidential candidate, named the lat … [Read more...]
The Religious-Right’s Genius For Picking “Winners” : Are the New Atheists Paying Evangelical leaders like Franklin Graham & Mike Huckabee To Make Jesus Look Stupid?
So here's my question: Are the so-called New Atheists paying evangelical leaders like Franklin Graham, Mike Huckabee and D. Michael Lindsay to make Jesus look stupid? Or as I write in my new book WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace (Chapter 9, page, 45): Sam likes to call me out of the blue and casually mention the latest dumb stunt perpetrated by the Religious Right, the Roman Catholic bishops or the Republican Party, as if I have anything to … [Read more...]
Huckabee On the USA: “It’s a humanistic, atheistic, even antagonistic toward Christian faith… Our basic, fundamental rights are being robbed from us”
Mike Huckabee playing at Thomas Road Baptist Church in 2008 (courtesy Wikimedia Commons)According to David Edwards at Raw Story Mike Huckabee said on Thursday that if he was elected president then he would have “God’s blessing” to fight a so-called “secular theocracy” that had been imposed by atheists.During an appearance on the Christian Life Today program, Huckabee told televangelist James Robinson that he was considering a 2016 presidential bid because the country needed to … [Read more...]
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee's actions of late remind me of Season 6 of The Sopranos. Huckabee is like some Mafia thug, actually worse. Tony Soprano never pretended to know Jesus to justify his killings.Huckabee used quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” to justify vile death-producing discrimination against gays and lesbians. His statement (at the June 19 March for Marriage rally in Washington D.C.) was against state judges who have legalized gay marr … [Read more...]
Watch my latest on MSNBC Click on this LINKhttp://www.msnbc.com/politicsnation/watch/huckabee-uses-mlk-to-justify-lgbt-discrimination-285526595643 …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 … [Read more...]