Here Is the Best Piece I’ve Read on Why Susceptibility to fake news has its particular historical origin in Christian fundamentalism’s rejection of expert elites

(photo YouTube) Susceptibility to fake news has its particular historical origin in Christian fundamentalism’s rejection of expert elites... as Trump bans legitimate news organizations from press briefings and invites fake news bloggers into the White House it's time to ask why evangelicals seem so thrilled at this UN-American development... Here's the best article I've read laying out the way theology in fundamentalist circles first embraced then propagated today's fake news. Want to know why … [Read more...]

Do Not Miss Andrew Sullivan Saying the Unsayable About Trump: “Then there is the obvious question of the president’s mental health… He’s deranged; he’s bizarrely living in an alternative universe.”

 (Photo Twitter)"Then there is the obvious question of the president’s mental and psychological health," writes Andrew Sullivan in New York magazine.  "I know we’re not supposed to bring this up — but it is staring us brutally in the face. I keep asking myself this simple question: If you came across someone in your everyday life who repeatedly said fantastically and demonstrably untrue things, what would you think of him? If you showed up at a neighbor’s, say, and your host show … [Read more...]

WATCH: Putin is Jesus to the international religious right and white American evangelicals are fast becoming America-hating complicit traitors to democracy

TRUMP, RUSSIA, EVANGELICAL FASCISTS = IMPEACHMENT: Putin is Jesus to the international religious right and white American evangelicals are fast becoming America-hating complicit traitors to democracy WATCHHow Russia Became the Leader of the Global Christian Right While the U.S. passed gay-rights laws, Moscow moved hard the other way.By Casey Michel Politico February 09, 2017In early April 2014, as the post-Cold War order roiled in the aftermath of … [Read more...]

Can the black church rescue Jesus’ reputation from Trump? AME to the Rescue!

Can the black church rescue Jesus' reputation from Trump? Maybe. At least the African Methodist Episcopal Church is bravely trying to. Eighty one percent of white evangelical America handed Trump the White House, put the alt-right white supremacist Bannon in the power seat and trashed the name of Jesus at the same time. Hear the word evangelical now and the KKK comes to mind, not the Middle Eastern brown Jew carpenter.Now as detailed in an important op-ed in the Washington Post ("AME bishops … [Read more...]

Bannon’s ‘bible’ explains Trump’s first 2 weeks as president

“Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt,” Tzu wrote. Bannon -- Trump's alter-ego--follows Tzu. As such he is the tormentor of anyone who desires continuity, peace and stability.  To put it mildly Bannon is not working to keep America a democracy much less use open and democratic means to carry out his ideological crusade. In other words picture what any young mother wants as an environment in which to raise her child and what Bannon desires is … [Read more...]

IF TRUMP IS RIGHT ABOUT THE NEED TO BAN MUSLIMS (HE’S NOT) AND IF YOU TAKE HIM AT HIS WORD IT’S CLEAR HE PUTS HIS BUSINESS INTERESTS AHEAD OF THE SAFETY OF AMERICANS. TRUMP IS THUS A CORRUPT TRAITOR TO AMERICAN INTERESTS BY HIS OWN STANDARDS…

(Photo YouTube)IF TRUMP IS RIGHT ABOUT THE NEED TO BAN MUSLIMS (HE'S NOT) AND IF YOU TAKE HIM AT HIS WORD IT'S CLEAR HE PUTS HIS BUSINESS INTERESTS AHEAD OF THE SAFETY OF AMERICANS. TRUMP IS THUS A CORRUPT TRAITOR TO AMERICAN INTERESTS BY HIS OWN STANDARDS…Muslim countries where Trump does business are not on the list of banned Muslims. Some of these countries have financed terror networks. I don't think any Muslims should be banned except for those individuals who pose a documented p … [Read more...]

Proof of Trump’s Corruption? Only Arab/Muslim Countries Where He doesn’t Have Business Interests Have Been Banned. Saudi Arabia Epicenter of Global Terror? No Problem! C’mon in Trump’s Building Towers There!

Proof of Trump’s corruption? Only people from Arab/Muslim countries where he doesn’t have business interests have been banned. Saudi Arabia epicenter of global terror-- no problem! C’mon in! Trump’s building towers there! Who gets banned? Iraqi and Afghan refugees who devoted years of their lives to helping the U.S. war efforts were detained Friday night at U.S. airports due to President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting Muslims and refugees attempting to enter the country.At least t … [Read more...]

Here Is a Deeply Informative—Scary-As-Hell–Sober (and Rare) Truth-Telling About Who Is Really Running the Trump “Presidency” That You Cannot Afford To Ignore

"While Trump lies, the former Breitbart chief seizes the reins of power... Compared to Bannon, Pence and Priebus are out of his league. They want to play with piety and politics. Bannon wants to remake the globe. Pence worries about the morals of gay people. Bannon wants to depose German Chancellor Angela Merkel..." writes Jefferson Morley of AlterNet.  ````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Here's the best inside scoop you'll read on what's really happening in … [Read more...]