Only Stupid White Scum (and Cowards) Fly the Confederate Flag

A picture from the ‘Last Rhodesian’ website appears to show Charleston shooting suspect Scum, God-hating, America-hating traitor and COWARD Dylann Roof. Photograph: internet GuardianThe Confederate flag is STILL seen waving in front of the state capitol building in Columbia, South Carolina. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty ImagesWHY? WHY? WHY? 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 peace … [Read more...]

Republican Lies About Obama Contributed to the Climate of Murder and Hate That Just Exploded in SC

The white supremacist gunman told his black victims "you rape our women and you're taking over our country" as he massacred nine people inside a historic African-American church in the southern city of Charleston, according to news reports. The killer said he thought blacks were trying to take over America. Then he killed the pastor and eight other "invaders."( This April 2015 photo released by the Lexington County Detention Center shows Dylann Roof, 21. Photo / AFP)The young suspect … [Read more...]

“religious freedom” garbage, it’s time to call the religious right’s trash what it really is

"Any time right-wing conservatives declare that they are trying to restore or reclaim something, we should all be very afraid. Usually, this means the country or, in this case, the state of Indiana is about to be treated to another round of backward time travel, to the supposedly idyllic environs of the 1950s, wherein women, and gays, and blacks knew their respective places and stayed in them." So writes Brittney Cooper arguably America's most prescient commentator on race, women, politics and … [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...]

Race and Evangelicals…

Just how racist are evangelicals? What was the real reason for the "Christian School" movement? Here's a guest post by David Moore. David N. Moore, Jr., ThD, is a pastor, educator and ecumenical teacher. This article is (reprinted from the Huffington Post by permission) and explores these questions... from the point of view of an African-American theologian and teacher... and father.On Martin Luther King Day: Questions for Evangelicals by David Moore"You can take the day off. I com … [Read more...]

Please Stand UP! Black Lives Matter

This weekend, as many of us are marching, let's link to Rev Barber's piece on Red Letter Christians. Let's and stand together to lift up his piece on the blog. Sample post/tweet pass it ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thanks!Frank@RedLetterXians stand together to say #blacklivesmatter #EricGarner #LennonLacy #MichaelBrown #TamirRice http://www.redletterchristians.org/america-time-address-racial-injustice-now/ … [Read more...]

Republican Victory Proves That Lies Work With White Evangelicals

 The Republican Party base is white evangelicals. So no wonder the GOP lies about the country, the economy and the president worked. The folks who base their lives on religious mythology have spent lifetimes being trained to believe lies. And if you point that out then they kick into victim mode and denounce people who question them as persecutors. Last night they won. Lies won. As the New York Times noted: "Republican candidates campaigned on only one thing: what they called the … [Read more...]

America is now an NRA wet dream– a racist nation of paranoid gun nuts losing our rights and watching our black brothers and sisters brutalized

PLEASE watch this video clip! Here's proof that we are a racist nation losing our civil rights while watching as our black brothers and sisters are brutalized. Yes, we are a racist nation. Period. There is a strong growing fascist movement building in the pro-gun, pro- law enforcement community. Post 9/11 we've become paranoid and deluded turning local cops into over-armed vigilantly storm troopers. America is now an NRA wet dream.Chris Hayes is a friend of mine. Watch this moving clip as he … [Read more...]


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