Posts Tagged “trump”

The Real Deplorables

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The Real Deplorables

Hillary Clinton’s ill-conceived reference to half of Trump voters as “a basket of deplorables” may have cost her the Presidency. Not all Trump voters are racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, or Islamophobic – more than half are┬álikely just desperate and tired of waiting for someone to notice. As they say, not all conservatives are racist, but…

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Of Hard-Boiled Frog

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Of Hard-Boiled Frog

Let’s get one thing out of the way: we live in a fascist country. The President-Elect of the USA has the open and public endorsement of the Ku Klux Klan, the American Nazi Party, and every lesser neo-Nazi, fascist and racist organization in the land. As Sinclair Lewis famously said, “When fascism comes to America,…

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Orwell’s Dark Vision Takes Form In The Real World

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Orwell’s Dark Vision Takes Form In The Real World

In a convulsion of massive stupidity the likes of which the world has seldom (if ever) seen, a majority of American voters chose last night to burn down the house we all live in rather than work on repairs. Understandably infuriated at the failure of cowardly and corrupt elected officials to protect them from the…

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Hypocrisy, Cowardice and Greed: The Unholy Trinity of the New Right

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Hypocrisy, Cowardice and Greed: The Unholy Trinity of the New Right

Another day, another headline linking Donald Trump to racism and violence. Hopewell Baptist Church in Greenville, Mississippi was burned out by someone who spray-painted “Vote Trump” on the side of the building before fleeing the scene. Hopewell Baptist Church is a black community of faith. Trump supporters will, with their usual total disregard for evidence…

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Why Christians Cannot Vote For Donald Trump

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Why Christians Cannot Vote For Donald Trump

Let’s get the obvious stuff out of the way. Whatever your brand of Christianity, whatever your political views or your placement on the continuum between conservative and liberal – if you call yourself a Christian, you are calling yourself a follower of Jesus Christ. You are professing┬áto believe in Jesus Christ as God Incarnate, whatever…

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