Trump’s tax bill: we are in deep trouble.


Holy cow.   Trump’s tax bill is bad enough for the average person who isn’t a corporation or a billionaire, as well as threatening the ACA (by removing the individual mandate), but look what else is hidden inside it.

Every American needs to be aware of this.   There’s all kinds of horrible things (many which I’m sure I’m not even aware of) hidden inside the tax bill, but this is probably the most dangerous and scary thing I’ve heard yet.    The plan, if this bill passes, is to remove any remaining separation between church and state, allowing a free and uncontrolled flow of dark money between the evangelical right wing churches and the government.

I wonder if many of the Senators who are going to be voting on this bill are even aware of this hidden clause.  The GOP seems to do just about everything in secrecy and darkness, without transparency (typical of authoritarian regimes).

The intent is to establish a “state religion” (remaking America as a “Christian nation”), which will result in the marginalization (and maybe worse) of anyone who doesn’t subscribe to their brand of toxic Christianity, which has nothing to do with actual Christianity and is really a political movement disguised as “Christianity.”

This is straight up authoritarianism & a great danger to democracy. These evangelical Christofascists are using Trump to carry out their wishes, and it’s all about money and power.   I wish this was just fake news, but I can tell you with confidence that this is real.

Hidden in GOP Tax Bill:  A Plan to Turn Churches into Dark Money Spigots

If you’re not freaking out about this, you’re either not paying attention or are part of the problem.  We cannot allow this to happen.  We are not Saudi Arabia.

Call your senators.  They may not be aware what they are about to vote for. 

Here’s another article, from Mother Jones.

Republicans Are Sneaking Right-Wing Social Policies Into Their Corporate Tax Cut. 



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Recovering from C-PTSD due to narcissistic abuse from childhood. I was married to a sociopathic narcissist for 20 years. Proud INFJ, Enneagram type 4w5. Animal lover, music lover, cat mom, unapologetic geek, fan of the absurd, progressive Christian, mom to 2 Millennials, mental illness stigma activist, passionate anti-Trumper. #RESISTANCE
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17 Responses to Trump’s tax bill: we are in deep trouble.

  1. Crazy. These guys really are trying for a coup. Scary, man. Amazing the stuff that continues to transpire in the name of religion. Shameful.

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  2. bobcabkings says:

    That whirring sound you hear is Thomas Jefferson spinning in his grave. Ironically, the best hope for the defeat of the damned thing in the Senate is that the conservative “Deficit Hawks” will choke on the 1.5 Trillion debt increase and even the unification of church and state won’t be enough to get them to swallow it. Some of them are making noises about that and it only takes 3 Republicans to vote “NO” to kill it.

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  3. bobcabkings says:

    Reblogged this on cabbagesandkings524 and commented:
    LuckyOtter points to a particularly dangerous item in the Tax bill.

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  4. dennis says:

    State religion?

    Is this like the nazi version of ‘church’? Or something darker still?

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  5. itsmesaraa says:

    Oh my GOD.
    I’m kinda not surprised. i swear, every day i read something new that makes me sick.
    What’s wrong with these people ?


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  6. dennis says:

    The darker-still portion, then – magic(k), with its’ emphasis upon self-deification and getting to the top of the dominance hierarchy, in the guise of ‘churchianity’.

    Makes me wonder if Lewis’ “the last battle” has prophetic overtones – as in convolving ‘tash’ with ‘aslan’ is actually being done, with ***the ape named shift*** getting on in the hierarchy?

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