Mike Pence Denies that Smoking is Harmful to your Health (seriously) as well as Evolution and Climate Change… Other than that…

During a 2000 congressional race debate, Mike Pence defended an op-ed he wrote arguing that “smoking doesn’t kill.” Pence said there was no direct “scientific causal link medically identifying” a connection between smoking and lung cancer, according to a local newspaper report uncovered by BuzzFeed News.On Monday, BuzzFeed News reported Pence wrote an op-ed in 1997 equating the health risks associated with cigarettes with those associated with candy.Pence was defending the tobacco industr … [Read more...]

An Interview With Minister (turned moviemaker, the one and only) Richard Rossi

“The fakes make you dependent.  'Give us $3000 to learn the gifts of the Spirit.  Sow a seed to us to get blessed,' they say.  They aggrandize their personality cult and finances.  They increase their stature with titles like Doctor, Bishop, Apostle, Prophet.  This increases their authority to manipulate."  Read MORE: This exclusive interview With Minister turned Moviemaker Richard Rossi by novelist Katie Andraski about his controversial film Canaan Land. (Richard and Katie kindly gave me permi … [Read more...]

According to James Dobson Trump has just come “to accept a relationship with Christ” and is now “a baby Christian” (No Kidding)

According to the New York Times, or rather according to what the Times reported James Dobson told them:  Donald J. Trump has become a born-again Christian. "That is the suggestion of James C. Dobson, one of America’s leading evangelicals, who said Mr. Trump had recently come 'to accept a relationship with Christ” and was now “a baby Christian.'” Dobson, gave his account at a meeting  Trump had in New York on last Tuesday with hundreds of Christian conservatives. Dobson said he knew the person … [Read more...]

Trump: “defending American (white) Christians”

 Love her or hate her we know more about Hillary Clinton’s faith than about any political leader's faith since Billy Graham was kissing up to Nixon and praying with him in the oval office. This was before Kissinger took over that pray-with-Nixon task while Graham ran for the hills to cover his Nixon-endorsing butt after Watergate.Post-Nixon, Billy Graham told my dad (the late evangelical evangelist and religious right founder, Francis Schaeffer) that he'd sworn off politics, let alo … [Read more...]

WATCH This Must-See Ken Burns View of America, Trump Take-Down & History Lesson

The filmmaker blasted Trump's ‘dictatorial tendencies’ at Stanford’s 2016 commencement.Ken Burns : “For 216 years, our elections… had featured the philosophies and characters of candidates who were clearly qualified. That is not the case this year.”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 … [Read more...]

Mateen Is The NRA/Republican/Trumpian Poster Boy of Gun “Rights” (Proving the GOP/NRA “Won” Because if Mateen Could Get Assault Weapons… Anyone Can)

Take a good look at the face of the Orlando killer. He beat his wife, spewed anti-gay hate and was investigated by the FBI... Twice. And thanks to the NRA and their Republican backers in Congress he could STILL purchase weapons of war.Omar Mateen is the poster boy for the NRA and Republican Party. They have been successful in keeping weapons of terror and mass killing in the hands of terrorists.The Republicans who have kept the NRA flourishing are now working to keep angry unstable young … [Read more...]

Ralph Reed Bends Over For Trump and Becomes the Poster Boy for Terminal Evangelical Moral Decline

And so it has come to this: Ralph Reed explaining why evangelicals like him are following Trump to moral (and political) oblivion. With friends like these Jesus (not to mention the GOP) needs no enemies.Trump spoke to Reed's evangelicals saying: "We will restore faith to its proper mantle in our society ... we will respect and defend Christian Americans."Trump was speaking to members of the Faith & Freedom Coalition.He might have instead said: "We will restore racism, lies and … [Read more...]

Dear Religious Anti-Science Fanatic And Anyone Who Was Home-“Schooled” (Or Who Went To A Christian College or Other Madrasa), Take 4 Min, & Watch This (Hilarious!) VIDEO- And (Maybe) Become Sane!

Today's religious world (Christian/Islamic/Jewish/Hindu-nationalist et al) thrives on private "facts." Were you home "schooled?" Do you think Donald Trump is smart? Did you go to a Christian "college" or other type of Madrasa? Are you the the type of Jew or Muslim who feels God "gave" you the so-called Holy Land? Do you believe that George W. Bush was a good president or that it's wrong to sit next to a woman on a plane? Do you believe in a literal heaven or hell or that God wants you to cut off … [Read more...]


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