Sep 10, 2017
Encore release September 10, 2017.
For the third presidential
election cycle in a row, evangelical fundamentalist Christians have
failed to nominate a Republican candidate that's a full-throated
theocratic nut job (although they came close with Ted Cruz). And
once again they're faced with the daunting task of keeping
themselves relevant by throwing their weight behind the inevitable
candidate, no matter how odious he may be. And so, we have people
Focus Crosshairs on the Family president
James Dobson declaring, with no evidence, really, that Donald Trump
(he of the bloviation and baby fingers) is now a "baby Christian" who was brought
to Christ "recently." Trump himself has made laughable attempts to
ingratiate himself to the fundamentalist vote, quoting "Two"
Corinthians and saying his favorite Bible verse is "an eye for an
eye"--the one Bible verse that Jesus explicitly refuted! Anyway, a
road is being paved to give conservative Christians an
path (rickety at best) to vote for Trump as one of
A federal judge blocks Mississippi's Orwellian "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act," a law expressly designed to ensure anti-gay, one-man-one-woman Christian bigots ever have to deal with anyone in the LGBT community. Look for this one to be resolved in a year or two by the Supreme Court, almost certainly on the side of those who want to see all citizens treated equally and without discrimination.