Tagged: evangelicals

In a Phantasmagoria

In a Phantasmagoria

  What are we to think when “evangelicals” find common ground with America’s libertine president? How are we to make sense of a world in which the self-righteous Southern Baptists rally behind a blackguard...

Pity Roy Moore’s Wife

Pity Roy Moore’s Wife

As the shameful revelations of Roy Moore’s past continue to snowball, I can’t help feeling sorry for his wife, Kayla (pictured with her husband). In fact, I feel sorry for all the wives and...

Whitewashed Sepulchers

Whitewashed Sepulchers

  Surely, we’ve learned by now to be skeptical of those who “protest too much”? From Jesus to Shakespeare,  sages have warned us to be wary of self-righteous, finger wagging  boors. Like Roy Moor. You...

Now Trump is “Evangelical”?

Now Trump is “Evangelical”?

  So Evangelical leaders are getting behind Donald Trump, are they? What would Jesus say? These sanctimonious Bible thumpers who routinely use the Lord’s name to serve Mammon find no fault in the man. They insist...

This is America? Really?

This is America? Really?

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden...

Rise of an Empty Suit

Rise of an Empty Suit

  Tonight’s the night. The night that could decide the fate of Donald Trump’s bizarre candidacy… that could send Jeb! back to his Miami mansion. .. that could signal the emergence of a new...

This Could Be the End of America’s Two-Party System

This Could Be the End of America’s Two-Party System

The general elections of 2008 may mark the end of the two-party system in America. In this election campaign we were exposed to only two presidential candidates, Barack Obama and John McCain. The other...

I Thought U.S. Had Progressed Beyond the Spanish Inquisition

I Thought U.S. Had Progressed Beyond the Spanish Inquisition

Ask anybody today whether they believe the Spanish Inquisition was a Good Thing, and I bet they’ll say, “Of course not!” (Those who know what the Spanish Inquisition was, anyway. The others will say...