The Hysteria Surrounding the Ebola “Issue” is the Perfect Lens to Look at BOTH Secular and Religious Dumb and Dumber America Through

Jeff Daniels Says Jim Carrey 'Dumb & Dumber'And now to our Ebola/election year present... Evangelical control of the right wing has fused with secular stupidity to create a perfect storm of willful ignorance. Our American reaction to the Ebola “crisis” is the actual crisis.The hysteria surrounding the Ebola “issue” is the perfect lens to look at ourselves through. What we see exposed is the root cause of both our failed religious and secular anti-education "cultures." What we see is h … [Read more...]

One Look at American Christians and I Figure Jesus Must Have Hated Women– Right?

My friend’s attitude pissed me off. I shouted, “Are you kidding me? Taking care of my grandchildren is the only thing I’ve ever done I feel entirely happy about! Anyway, Jesus liked hanging out with women and kids too! So fuck you!" Let me explain... I’d just picked up Lucy and Jack at kindergarten and preschool when a friend called. Jack goes to preschool three days a week and Lucy goes to kindergarten five days a week. My grandchildren attend in the morning and my wife Genie and I take care … [Read more...]

Think of This Picture Next Time Someone Disrespects a Teacher or Public School

Think of this picture next time someone disrespects a teacher or public school ...Teachers carried children away from the Briarwood Elementary School in Oklahoma City which was heavily damaged by the May 20, 2013 tornado.God bless teachers! (Photo credit New York Times) … [Read more...]

An Intelligent Conversation (at last!) on Our Culture of Violence Guns/Entertainment/Law and the Republicans

At last, an intelligent discussion on our culture of violence. Where is the Republican Party? Please watch and please respond below. Let's talk.Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Frank Schaeffer is a writer and author of Crazy for God: How I Grew Up as One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right, and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of It Back.To book Frank to speak at your college, church or group please contact Frank HERE … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Hate Mass Murder and the “Liberal” and “Conservative” Idiots Who Help It Happen

The horrible violence in a small school against OUR six-year-olds perfectly reflects the nature of our violent retributive society. Mass killing is the new American “normal.” In fact it's our idea of patriotism.I spent the last two days in tears “seeing” the faces of my beloved four grandchildren and three children in the faces of the killed children. I can't even read or listen to the news now.So forgive this RANT. I'm so sad and so angry.She was the ideal NRA role model: a white up … [Read more...]


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