HOME SCHOOL ABUSE “Dear Frank, I think there’s going to be an epidemic of homeschool abuse survivors in the next 10 – 20 years, if there isn’t one already…”

"Believe it or not, some homeschool kids have been so severely neglected that they don't have the skills to function on their own, yet staying at home perpetuates the problem. Additionally, when they leave their families, they lose what little support they may have had..."I just received this letter on my FACEBOOK message page. I asked the author if I could share it. I'm withholding her (and several other) names for her safety. And yes, this is really happening right here in … [Read more...]

Rave Review of my New Book on the Daily KOS (one of my favorite sites!) Hooray!

Daily Kos Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 10:56 PM PSTLetting God Out of the Box by metalnunFollow for metalnunReflections on Frank Schaeffer’s “Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in God - How to give love, create beauty and find peace.”I wanted to write a formal “review” of this book, but initially couldn’t think of anything to say other than, “Fabulous book!  Everybody should read it.”  On second thought, while I absolutely LOVE the book, I predict that most atheists and C … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Denounces Religious Fundamentalism — Is the Pope an Atheist Who Believes in God… Like Me?

Pope Francis must have been reading my new book that extols the virtues of embracing tolerance and paradox over what I call "certainty addiction." The pope said, "Religious fundamentalism, even before it eliminates human beings by perpetrating horrendous killings, eliminates God himself, turning him into a mere ideological pretext."The pope denounced the religious fundamentalism that inspired the Paris massacres and ongoing Mideast conflicts, saying the attackers were enslaved by "deviant f … [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...]

Race-Based Obama Hate Fox Fantasy-land v. FACTS

As 2014 wraps up it's a good time to compare Race-Based Obama Hate Fox Fantasy-land opinion to the FACTS. Here are quotes from actual articles in the right wing GOP-dreamworld compared to ACTUAL FACTS. (Note to Fox Watchers, Republicans, Tea Party members the Koch brothers etc.,: There are such things as facts. Here's what a fact is: Something that actually exists; reality; truth; something known to exist or to have happened; a truth known by actual experience or observation; something known to b … [Read more...]

Many religious fundamentalists feel under siege by the secular world and harbor a deeply paranoid sense of victimhood

Maryland and six other states  have articles in their constitutions saying people who don’t believe in God are not eligible to hold public office.  I thought that fight was over. It isn’t. As reported in the New York Times  Rob Boston, director of communications for Americans United for Separation of Church and State said, “Right now we hear a lot of talk from conservative Christians about their being persecuted and their being forced to accommodate same-sex marriage. But there’s nothing in … [Read more...]

I Blame Liberals too for the Eric Garner Grand Jury Abortion

Eric Garner’s dying words "I can't breathe" could have been President Obama's cry  for help during the last 7 years. Like other black American men in Tea Party/Fox News America, the President has been choked by right wing hate. But he has also been strangled  by liberal's inability to deal honestly with racism.In fact when a cop kills a black man with impunity liberals helped set the stage. Like the right they too blame the victim, in this case President Obama.What chance does an anon … [Read more...]

This “Black Friday” Please plant an Empathy Time Bomb in the brain of your favorite Certainty Addicts & Help Me Financially Too

This “Black Friday” Please plant an Empathy Time Bomb in the brain of your favorite Certainty Addicts & Help Me Financially Too. And if you don't think uptight people (like I once was when I helped my dad lead the religious right) can change please read the mind-blowing letter below......but first this:“Why I Am an Atheist Who Believes in God” is for sale on Amazon today for only $9.93 in paperback. I get $5.00-plus per paperback copy sold.If everyone on this FB page buys a few copies that wi … [Read more...]


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