Tag Archives: fascism

The unholy alliance that is ushering in a new Dark Age.

When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross. –Sinclair Lewis, 1935. This article is going to be dark.  I wasn’t looking forward to writing it, but I must do so. Dark as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Narcissism, politicians, and Trump.

Most successful politicians are narcissists, or at least have more than average narcissistic traits.    Narcissism is almost a requirement to be a successful politician, since it takes a high level of self confidence and an affinity for self-promotion.   One … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

12 reasons why our political situation isn’t as hopeless as you think.

It’s an uphill battle trying to remain upbeat and positive when your country is being decimated by a group of amoral thugs who seem to have limitless power and money to do whatever they want, especially when no one seems … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

How narcissistic abuse prepared us to resist the Trump regime.

The other day, I promised to write a new article about the spiritual battle we are facing in America (and the world), but then I realized that back in July, I’d already written about this, so I am posting it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Why I support socialism.

Twenty or even ten years ago, if you mentioned single payer healthcare, even to Democrats, people would look at you like you had three eyes.  Single payer healthcare, in case anyone doesn’t know, is the system the rest of the … Continue reading

Posted in politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

The most chilling book I have ever read (book review: Democracy in Chains)

I just finished reading Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America by Nancy McLean.    This book was as creepy as anything Stephen King ever wrote, but it isn’t a horror novel or even … Continue reading

Posted in books, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

The Frightening Close Relationship between Christian Nationalism and President Donald J. Trump

Originally posted on Flee from Christian Fundamentalism:
Why do so many American Christian fundamentalists and conservative evangelicals support Donald J. Trump and his Presidency—even though the man shows few signs of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and shows numerous…

Posted in reblogs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

If this doesn’t scare the living daylights out of you, it should. #RESIST

Yesterday The Washington Post reported that the State Department, headed by Rex Tillerson, has been ordered to scrub the term “democracy” and “justice” from its mission statement. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2017/08/01/state-department-considers-scrubbing-democracy-promotion-from-its-mission/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.d34411db245c This is extremely serious.  Sure, it’s only words, but changing the language is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

What if the far-right God is the true God?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the nature of God lately.  The insidious rise of Christian fascism in this country is forcing me to do so. The radical religious right’s beliefs about God — punishing, angry, and intolerant — are … Continue reading

Posted in religion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments