As we watch Trump abuse and debase the office of president we see a spiritual problem unfolding: the loss of the American soul.

In Calvinism, the theological cult of an angry God in which I was raised, humans are created by a God who like Trump, has determined to give them only the illusion of free will. And this God never intends to save them all or even most of them. Most are mere pawns to fuel his fires of hell for eternity-- the Calvinists love to quote St. Paul, who calls them “vessels of wrath”. Trump seems to worship no one but himself. But the angry selfish God of Calvin is waiting for him if Trump ever wants a go … [Read more...]

Trump Is President Because Too Many On the Left Put Faith in Late Night Comedy Rather Than Policy: Call This the Daily Show Epic Fail

 The Daily Show was an epic fail: irony and snark lost to the reality of Trump, as it were. Trump is president because the left, liberals and especially younger people put their faith in late night comedy rather than policy. Even now, two months-plus into Trump’s term, liberals still haven’t figured out that the reason he’s president is because millions of union members and many left-leaning nonvoters decided to show up for Trump rather – as it were—than for the late night comedy politic … [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...]

It’s Not Economic Hardship that Motivates Trump’s Base but Far Right Brainwashing and (Sadly!) this Denies the Best Military-Service Traditions of Working Class America

"Speaking as the father of a Marine, it seems to me that Trump's 'vision' contradicts everything that the US Military stands for..."(Photo YouTube)The brainwashing of Trump blue collar loyalists by right wing media is on display every day. Speaking as the father of a Marine, it seems to me that Trump's "vision" contradicts everything that the US Military stands for.Let me explain.That decent plumber who is a former Marine that you always liked, the one who worked so hard and … [Read more...]

ORLANDO? TRUMP? HATE? July 7-10 let’s PUSH BACK! so…please do NOT miss the Wild Goose Festival… now MORE THAN EVER!

will i see you there? click for tickets now http://wildgoosefestival.org/tickets/Here is what I'll be speaking on:Frank Schaeffer Frank Schaeffer is an artist and a New York Times bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction. Frank is a much sought after speaker and has lectured at a wide range of venues from Harvard’s Kennedy School to the Hammer Museum/UCLA, Princeton University, Riverside Church Cathedral, DePaul University and the Kansas City Public L … [Read more...]

My Video Endorsement of Hillary (It’s a Question of Good v. Evil)

Evil is what Hillary is up against in Trump. "Evil" is not a fashionable word. But it's the only one that fits America's premier fascistic rube. Please WATCH.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.com/frank_schaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook  … [Read more...]

TRUMP DROPS OUT OF RACE “It was all a joke!” (WATCH the VIDEO) Makes More Sense than Reality!

Watch this, it is one time when a Trump-joke seems more real than reality. What's that tell you?!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.com/frank_schaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16Contact Frank at http:/ … [Read more...]

Here’s My VIDEO (3 min) Where I “Explain” the DONALD to You

Here's my 3 min video "explaining" the Donald and the Republican fiasco... Please watch. Thanks!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.com/frank_schaefferSee Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16Contact Frank at http:/ … [Read more...]