November 12, 2020

• Kelly Monroe Kullberg is back in blackface: “With Election Looming, Astroturfing ‘Kullberg Network’ Reemerges.” On May 15, 2019, Snopes published an investigation into a network of over 20 Facebook pages that pushed “overtly Islamophobic, conspiratorial content” and painted “extreme, divisive right-wing rhetoric as having broad American support.” Our investigation revealed that these pages, with names like Jews & Christians for America and Blacks for Trump, were all actually run by evangelical activist Kelly Monroe Kullberg and her family. Nine days after our story,… Read more

November 11, 2020

These self-proclaimed prophets said God told them Trump would win. Trump lost (by a lot). So what do we make of these presumptuous “prophets”? Read more

November 9, 2020

One version of the story is at least 2,500 years old and the other is nearly 2,000, and those bitter fools are still sitting there, sulking, all these centuries later. In all that time, no one has figured out how to get them to come inside and join the party. Read more

November 3, 2020

Still, tomorrow’s going to be another working day And I’m trying to get some rest Read more

November 2, 2020

In 2012, after Donald Trump’s birtherism was proven to be a racist lie, Liberty University gave him an honorary degree because he had “single-handedly forced President Obama to release his birth certificate.” Read more

October 31, 2020

Since I got my Garrison on earlier this week, I’ve been listening again to one of my favorite rock songs from recent years, the opening track from Titus Andronicus’ 2010 album, The Monitor, “A More Perfect Union.” What first hooked me with this song, I think, was the details of Patrick Stickles’ anxious, haunted drive from New Jersey to New England. That’s a trip I’ve made many times, including too many times in the context of dying parents. So. And… Read more

October 30, 2020

Please rest assured, ministers and gatekeepers of white evangelical Christianity, massive white evangelical support for Trumpism is not harming your witness. It is your witness. The entirety of it, for all the world to see. Read more

October 27, 2020

The most important thing about William Lloyd Garrison’s burning of the Constitution is this: He was right. The document he burned — the U.S. Constitution of 1789 — truly was the source and parent of atrocities. Read more

October 26, 2020

“Walls that make up barricades and graves Daddy’s little empire built by hands and built by slaves From the sky we look so organized and brave” Read more

October 23, 2020

This is revelation, apocalypse, the upending of a beastly system. The stars won’t fall from the heavens and the seas won’t turn to blood, but for a lot of people it’s going to feel like that. Read more

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