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...]

Dear Evangelical Establishment (and Christianity Today Editors) Here’s Why You ALL Seem SO F—–g! Dumb to Folks in the Real World Who Don’t Understand “Evangelical Speak”

 (C. Hitchens- Photo NPR.org)Open any issue of Christianity Today magazine and scan the article titles and sub-headings in case you want to know why the Americanized, post-Billy Graham version of evangelical faith comes across as so fucking dumb.Evangelical Speak is just so presumptuous! It never even begins to meet the skeptic halfway.Evangelical Speak is an entirely private coded language.It assumes:the existence of God with no need for argument, let alone … [Read more...]

WATCH! Hilarious! Scary! Seth Meyers Tells the Truth About HOW the GOP Got What They So Richly Deserve in TRUMP

Trump Becomes the Nominee: A Closer Look Late Night with Seth MeyersFrank 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 http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16 Contact Frank at http://www.frankschaeffer.com … [Read more...]

TRUMP BEAT GOD: How Could Ted Cruz Have Lost When God Promised Him Victory? (Another Evangelical Fantasy Explodes)

 (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)  Ted Cruz was called by God to run for president. His preacher dad said he knew that Cruz would win. God told him so. Cruz said God would raise up his people and elect him, that God was going to accomplish this. How could Cruz have failed? Why did God fail? Trump beat God. ***God failed Cruz because Cruz like all evangelicals was delusional. Evangelicals say we were created. We’re jumped up primates that evolved. Evangelicals say climate c … [Read more...]