Who Hates America Now?

It was my dad and I that, along with people like Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson, turned millions of  Christians into politicized dupes of corporate America. Thirty years later Speaker John A. Boehner surrendered to demands that he tie money to keep the government open after Sept. 30 to stripping President Obama’s health care law of any financing. There's a connection. In my new book And God Said, "Billy!" I expose the paranoid religious delusion that fed this beast and explore my spiritual … [Read more...]

The Final Defeat of the White Evangelical South: Fasten Your Seat Belts

    In understanding the polarization and paralysis that afflict national politics in the United States, it is a mistake to think in terms of left and right. The appropriate directions are North and South. To be specific, the long, drawn-out, agonizing identity crisis of white Southerners is having effects that reverberate throughout our federal union. The transmission mechanism is the Republican Party, an originally Northern party that has now replaced the Southern wing of … [Read more...]

Crazy White Southern “Christians” Keeping America Safe for Hate

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America’s White Male Republican Evangelical Magical “Thinking” Racist Problem Is ALL of Our Problem

The American political process is being hijacked by a reckless, whining dangerous gang of psychologically damaged white men who are far right ideologues. I used to be one of them. It's time to tell the truth about our white male problem. NO-- not everyone who disagrees with the president is a racist! Not even most people who do are! But the continuous attempt by the far white right in Congress to shut down the government rather than work with our black president has a lot to do with … [Read more...]


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