Imagine how the GOP leadership would have reacted to the news 8 years ago that Russian hackers, spies and secret agents had gotten Obama elected — NOW in a CIA assessment it turns out that Russia helped Trump win in 2016

Once upon a time the Republican Party claimed to be patriotic. For instance imagine how the GOP leadership would have reacted to the news 8 years ago that Russian hackers, spies and secret agents had gotten Obama elected. Imagine how white evangelicals would have reacted to having a "communist president." Oh, wait a moment they did call him that and lots of other things too! Now according to the CIA president-elect Trump has been put in power by Kremlin dirty tricks the GOP is on the de-facto … [Read more...]

After Paris is it Time to re-colonize the Failed States of the Arab Muslim World?

 In light of the latest massacre in France the day is fast approaching when the rest of the world -- Europe, the United States, Russia and China may be forced to re-colonize the failed Arab/Muslim world.George W Bush with his criminal and ill-conceived wars further destabilized an already failed Arab/Muslim civilization. But noting that it's "our fault" as liberals (like me) are want to do, isn't the point now.  Yes, the neoconservatives made ISIS. Knowing this accomplishes … [Read more...]

The Actual Gospel of Jesus Christ

As the reputation of Christianity has been deformed once in a while we should take a look at the real thing. Mother Maria is the real thing. As she wrote: "Christianity demands of us not only the mysticism of communion with God, but also the mysticism of communion with man."Chapter 25    WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace (Excerpt)“Mother Maria of Paris is a saint of our day and for our day; a woman of flesh and blood possessed by the l … [Read more...]

Gaza.. Ukraine.. Putin.. Israel.. Islam.. Christians.. Jews.. Evangelicals & God = Death

The Israelis are turning Gaza into a killing field. In the Ukraine Russian-backed thugs murdered a plane full of women and children. In both cases religion is to blame.Putin would not be in power if not for the lick-spittle slavish backing of the utterly corrupt homophobic authoritarian Russian Orthodox Church.  Palestinians would be living in peace were it not for the crazy idea that some Bronze Age “god” “gave” land to one of the many Middle Eastern tribes that once fought over that part of … [Read more...]

American Religious Right and Russian Orthodox Leaders are Colluding in Putin’s Persecution of Gay People

With the disgusting acquiescence of the Russian Orthodox bishops, Vladimir Putin has accomplished what Sarah Palin, Franklin Graham and Michele Bachmann could only dream of doing in America. He's made it okay to persecute gay people people in Russia. As Adam Lee notes, Putin has built his power base of corruption and terror with the help of the religious and conservative elements of his society. He's become expert at courting the alliance of the Russian Orthodox Church. And here in America … [Read more...]