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 …

Conservatives Denounce Trump

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Prominent American conservatives are among the most severe critics of Donald Trump. Here is a sampling of their commentary. David Frum A Conservative’s Case Against Donald Trump (Excerpt) Frum argues in his new book “Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic” that the president is a menace to the Republic. _________________________________________/ Michael Steele, former Chairman, Republican National Committee ‘I don’t …

Georgia Republicans Follow Trump into the Sewer

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The publication of Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury” has sent the Republican Party into free fall, setting off a vicious war of words between President Trump and his erstwhile ally, Steve Bannon. The contents of the book itself were bad enough, with its details of insider revelations of the destructive chaos of a White House presided over by a …