How Does David Perdue Betray America? Let Us Count the Ways…

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“With the blessing of Republican leaders, the lickspittle wing of the GOP is now firmly in charge. The existence of reckless partisans such as Nunes is hardly surprising. The nearly uniform cowardice among elected Republicans is staggering. One is left wishing that Obamacare covered spine transplants. The Republican-led Congress is now an adjunct of the White House. The White House …

Trumpism Is Normal? Like the Republicans’ Previous Normal, McCarthyism?

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Gary Abernathy, the publisher and editor of the Hillsboro (Ohio) Times-Gazette and a Washington Post columnist, has written another apologia for the Trump Administration. Surely, at this point, it is abundantly clear that any word or deed that makes Trump’s morally and intellectually corrupt Administration the new normal is the equivalent of saying that slavery and segregation were normal. Or …

The New Roseanne: Remember When Saying ‘Martin Luther Coon’ Was Funny?

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The Washington Post on April 4 published an article by Gary Abernathy, “I don’t care if ‘Roseanne’ is pro-Trump. I just hope it’s pro-civility.” In addition to being a Post columnist, Abernathy is publisher and editor of the Hillsboro (Ohio) Times-Gazette. He is a leading apologist for Donald Trump’s corrupt and immoral regime that has abandoned any semblance of regard …

Christians Choose Trump over 10 Commandments, Golden Rule

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America’s religious leaders and their ignorant yahoo followers who are apologists for Trump can dodge and weave all they want, the truth become more apparent every day: they have abandoned God’s Commandments about lies and adultery in order to accommodate Donald Trump’s lies and adultery. Leaders of our mainstream Christian Denominations are proving they are hypocrites and cafeteria Christians. If …

Besides Trump, Evangelical Leaders Face sex Scandals of Their Own

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In an age of Trump and Stormy Daniels, evangelical leaders face sex scandals of their own (Excerpts) As white evangelicals have been some of President Trump’s staunchest defenders, a handful of their leaders find themselves contending with a problem all too familiar to the commander in chief: a sex scandal. At least four leaders in the evangelical movement have been …

Have Christian Leaders Forsaken Bible to Accommodate Trump?

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In December, I sent the letter below to several American religious leaders, quoting the growing chorus of religious and conservative voices speaking out in alarm about the danger to Christianity posed by a passive attitude toward the immorality, corruption, and sordidness of the Trump Administration and asking the recipients to offer their own comments. I gave them the chance to …

How Has Johnny Isakson Betrayed America? Let Us Count the Ways

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“With the blessing of Republican leaders, the lickspittle wing of the GOP is now firmly in charge. The existence of reckless partisans such as Nunes is hardly surprising. The nearly uniform cowardice among elected Republicans is staggering. One is left wishing that Obamacare covered spine transplants. The Republican-led Congress is now an adjunct of the White House. The White House …

Georgia Republicans Welcome Dr. Strangelove as National Security Chief

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President Trump has selected right-wing hawk John Bolton as his new National Security Adviser. Bolton’s chief credential for the job is his role as a Fox News commentator, the only people Trump listens to for guidance on foreign and domestic policies. In his career as a proponent of extremist foreign policies, Bolton has gained a legitimate reputation as someone right …

Trump’s Derangement and Extremism, i.e., The Republican Mainstream

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President Donald Trump’s history of tweets and words show him to be an unhinged, deranged person and an outright racist. There is no defense—none—for his: Retweeting propaganda videos that portray flagrantly anti-Muslim xenophobia Using an outright ethnic slur to insult Rep. Elizabeth Warren Revising his Big Lie about Obama’s birthplace Claiming that the tape in which he bragged about sexually …

Georgia Republicans’ Separation from Basic American Values

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Read the following with this in mind: Georgia Republicans like Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, and U.S. Representatives Barry Loudermilk and Karen Handel, consider as normal all of Trump’s deeds and words condemned for their toxic impact on American democracy and values by all of the commentators. Seldom in American political life have prominent conservative and liberal voices expressed …