I shudder for the inevitable upcoming day when Mr. Pence becomes—by way of the 25th Amendment, perhaps—the 46th President of the United States.
Because on that day, the far right wing of the Republican Party who call themselves born-again Evangelicals and Fundamentalists and Tea Partiers and Alt-Righters are going to deny they ever voted for Donald Trump. They are going … Continue reading
Seldom have we had a Secretary of Education more qualified to hold the position than Betsy DeVos. Just a few of the items on her most astonishing resumé that command the respect of parents and everyone in the education community:
This post is very detailed. It contains a great deal of heavily referenced information. I walk you through a lot of important facts. If you don’t need the details about why we should not support Betsy DeVos, you can simply read my ultra short: ¡Call to Action! post. Naturally, I’m partial to this … Continue reading
For years, Mike Pence has described himself thusly: “I’m a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican–in that order.” There is unending material in those few words, and one could, if one was so inclined, do an entire series of articles on them. For now, however, just a short post.
In the first three posts in this series about Mike Pence’s masterfully crafted political advertisement to sell a morally indefensible Donald Trump to American church-goers1 we covered these broad themes:
Racism was pervasive in a significant number of America’s white churches, especially, but not exclusively, in the South of the 1800s and 1900s.
A problem has arisen in America. We’re divided. Philosophically, religiously, and culturally, between those who celebrate diversity, multi-culturalism, and an expanding electorate, and those who long for the simpler days of America First. We need unity of purpose, religion, language, background, and culture.
To accomplish this, we need a national registry, a big beautiful wall, strict guidelines for who can … Continue reading
In his speech to America’s churches, delivered on November 6, 2016, Mike Pence, soon to be VPOTUS of these United States, placed the blame for America’s current and supposed lack of greatness on women who have had abortions.
Getting rid of abortions, said he, would bring back America’s greatness. To that end, he promised Mr. Trump would nominate to the … Continue reading