I’m a white male in North America’s upper middle class

I’m a white male in North America’s upper middle class.This inglorious inheritance of slaveholders, misogynists, and war-makers shapes what I experience and, just as importantly, do not experience—i.e., what black men undergo in our country’s criminal and judicial system or even during casual traffic stops and what women of all races and classes endure when confronted by our culture’s everyday sexism and what gay women and men face in the daily bigotry (or worse in the all-too-common violence … [Read more...]

It is Official: Post C-PAC 2017 Trump Has Corrupted and Co-opted the Evangelical Brand– RIP Jesus

(Photo YouTube)Mark the date: C-PAC 2017 is the day Trump Co-opts the Evangelical Brand-- RIP Jesus. As the Washington Post notes: A new white nationalist energy Trump fomented in the Republican Party has already embroiled traditional conservatives who will now openly embrace the “America first” white supremacist ethos. Thus mark the moment when Evangelicalism became Trumpism. RIP Jesus. As the post notes:The conservative movement in America now belongs to President Tru … [Read more...]

read this terrifying news release from media matters, a most trusted news source combating fake news about our slide to outright white supremacy overtaking the Trump White House by stealth and overtly too

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 3, 2017 CONTACT Laura Keiter LKeiter@mediamatters.orgHow To Get Away With White Supremacy In Trump's White House Stephen Bannon: White Supremacist Or Just #1 Fan Of White Supremacists? BY MEDIA MATTERS DIGITAL DIRECTOR JOHN WHITEHOUSEWith the appointment of former Breitbart chief Stephen Bannon as a permanent member of President Donald Trump’s National Security Council, white nationalist forces in America have achieved what Jeff … [Read more...]

TODAY JANUARY 20, 2017 THE USA TUMBLES FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA’S GRACEFUL ENLIGHTENMENT TO TRUMP’S BREATHTAKING IGNORANCE

  (photos YouTube) ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````P.S. If you want to know a little more about where I'm coming from and my perspective on politics, religion and the intersection of faith and life-- here's a new movie about me. (It's below the poster on YouTube) scroll down and watch it for free...WATCH "Let me be FRANK" HERE:Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frankschaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow … [Read more...]

Riffing once again on the ironic absurdity of fundamentalist religion and political fallout

 These days—as is reflected in the series of paintings I’m doing (as I write these lines in January 2017) I’m riffing once again on the ironic absurdity of fundamentalist religion per se and its political fallout. Another painting of mine in the series is called “When the Manna Ran out God Inexplicably Began Dropping Cyclamens, Old Teddy Bears and Champagne on the People of Israel and Unintentionally Killed Moses with a Good Bottle of California Chandon.” (Call this my anti-Christian Zio … [Read more...]

How will White American Evangelicals Follow Trump’s Moral Leadership? HINT: Their Daughters might want to become “golden shower” Russian hookers and their sons could become neo-Nazi Jew-haters

(Photo YouTube) Here are some suggestions for Franklin Graham, Jerry Falwell Jr. and the other evangelical leaders and educators and parents on the new Trump moral biblical curriculum. Replace your old outdated evangelical hopes and prayers for your children like these:Salvation—"Lord, let salvation spring up within my children, that they may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory." (Isa. 45:8; 2 Tim. 2:10)Growth in Grace—"I pray that my children may grow in … [Read more...]

Please take 4 min and WATCH my latest rant: This is Way Past Politics– America Now Has 2 Governments a Dangerous Conman and Mike Pence (BTW If Trump Had Run as a Liberal Democrat He’d Still be a Fatal Mistake)

Please WATCH``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````P.S. If you want to know a little more about where I'm coming from and my perspective on politics, religion and the intersection of faith and life-- here's a new movie about me. (It's below the poster on YouTube) scroll down and watch it for free...WATCH "Let me be FRANK" HERE:Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frankschaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow F … [Read more...]

For the next 58 minutes please let me rescue you from thinking about Trump and your problems and turn your mind to the real and most wonderful questions there are… WATCH and share. Thank you!

Jesus planted an empathy time-bomb. Let me tell you about it and take your mind off Trump...``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````P.S. If you want to know a little more about where I'm coming from and my perspective on politics, religion and the intersection of faith and life-- here's a new movie about me. (It's below the poster on YouTube) scroll down and watch it for free...WATCH "Let me be FRANK" HERE:Follow Frank on Twitter … [Read more...]