Trump’s Praying Pastor Touts Unearned Life Christian University PhD

Rodney and Adonica Howard-Browne are a husband and wife ministry team with a little more fame today. On Monday, Howard-Browne posted an Instagram  picture of him with President Donald Trump and the group of pastors and other court evangelicals who laid hands on Trump in the Oval Office.I recognized the Howard-Brownes as recipients, along with Joyce Meyer and David Barton, of unearned PhDs from Life Christian University.Life Christian University says these degrees are earned but … [Read more...]

Court Evangelicals Pay the Palace a Visit

A picture is worth a thousand words. The court evangelicals go to the palace.Such an honor to pray within the Oval Office for @POTUS & @VP .— Johnnie Moore ن (@JohnnieM) July 12, 2017There in the middle is the owner of the American Association of Christian Counselors, Tim Clinton. … [Read more...]

President Trump Beats Up CNN in Tweeted Video

Perhaps trying to see how outrageous he can get, the man who was elected to be president, Donald Trump, posted the following video on Twitter.#FraudNewsCNN #FNN — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 2, 2017While many of his die-hard evangelical followers were in church hearing about turning the other cheek and loving one's enemies, Trump was tweeting a video inciting retaliation against journalists who report the news.Jim Acosta had a good and a … [Read more...]

Benjamin Franklin’s Prophecy about Those Who Seek To Be President

On June 2, 1787, PA delegate James Wilson read a paper written by the elder statesman of the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin, which made a case against paying the chief executive a salary. While Franklin thought the executive should be reimbursed for expenses incurred while serving, he did not believe a salary would bring out the best candidates. In fact, he was direct about the kind of people who would seek an office promising power and money. And of what kind are the men that … [Read more...]

V.P. Mike Pence Lauds Donald Trump’s Leadership at Grove City College Commencement

Today was Commencement at Grove City College where I teach psychology. We had a super graduating class of Seniors who are going to do great things in their professions and graduate schools around the world. It was a good day for them, even with all of the extra security measures designed to keep us and Vice President Pence safe. My appreciation goes out to the secret service and other law enforcement agencies who participated.Vice President Pence gave a motivational speech with the theme of … [Read more...]

This is What a Court Evangelical Sounds Like

Messiah College's chair of the history department John Fea coined the phrase "court evangelical" to describe evangelical leaders who defend Donald Trump no matter what he does. Even Republican Senators have expressed confusion and negative reactions to the firing of James Comey, but not the court evangelicals. Watch:"We need to concentrate on these real accomplishments instead of being distracted by the manufactured Comey crisis" ~ @robertjeffress #MAGA … [Read more...]

Trump Contradicts Himself and VP Pence on FBI Director Comey Firing

Yesterday, VP Pence said Trump acted on the recommendation of Deputy Attorney General to fire FBI Director James Comey. Watch:First, Deputy AG Rosenstein didn't directly recommend Comey's firing and today, Trump says he had already planned to fire Comey without the recommendation, contradicting the White House statement and Pence.Amazing interview where Trump contradicts HIS OWN LETTER FIRING COMEY and everything the White House said yesterday— Judd … [Read more...]

Reaction to Trump’s Religious Liberty Executive Order

Earlier today Donald Trump signed an executive order with religious liberty as the subject matter. However, the order did next to nothing of substance. Everything Trump and his supporters want to change must be done legislatively or via rule making.Reaction to the order has been much more interesting and in some cases substantial than the order itself. First, I start with comments from Rick Cohen, Director of Communications with the National Council of Nonprofits. After I saw a press … [Read more...]