Tag Archives: Trumpism

On John McCain’s legacy.

In spite of my earlier post, I did start watching some of the highlights from John McCain’s funeral proceedings today.   It’s important that I did, and I’m glad I did, and do you know why? Here in the Upside Down … Continue reading

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Why I resist.

Some people have asked me why I resist Donald Trump. There are many reasons.  Perhaps the two most important ones are these: I resist so my adult daughter can enjoy the same freedoms women have for the past 45 years … Continue reading

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Redefining freedom.

  Despots and dictators throughout history know how powerful language can be, and they know that by changing the definitions of words, without people realizing it, they can change the way people think and what they believe.   Without language and … Continue reading

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The deconversion of a Trump troll.

You may remember a few weeks ago I asked readers to let me know if they knew of anyone who had finally turned on Trump.   I wanted to write a blog post describing the journey of such a person. I … Continue reading

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Two myths about Trump Republicans.

Myth #1. Trump Republicans are Conservatives. No. Trump Republicans are not conservatives, and here is why: Conservatives believe in conserving things, not tearing everything to shreds.  Trump Republicans are radical fascists and anarchists who seek to tear down “the establishment” … Continue reading

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Educated Evangelicals, Academic Achievement, and Trumpism: On the Tensions in Valuing Education in an Anti-Intellectual Subculture

Originally posted on Not Your Mission Field:
Authority First: The Enclave Strikes Back “I sat in the waiting room wasting my time, and waiting for Judgment Day. I praise liberty, the freedom to obey.” – Green Day, “21st Century Breakdown,” 21st…

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Why “A Wrinkle in Time” is an important book in these dark days of Trumpism.

2018 book cover. Sarah Kendzior, an expert on authoritarian states who often appears on MSNBC to talk about the Trump presidency and its similarity with other autocratic regimes, shared her thoughts with Flood Magazine   in which she uses the plot of … Continue reading

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The sick cult of Trumpism.

I must have a stomach made of iron, because last night I actually was able to watch the Trump Rally in Pensacola, FL without vomiting.   I have never seen one of these things before in its entirety, and it was … Continue reading

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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

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New Section: Politics and Trumpism

I have so many political articles now, especially about Trump and Trumpism, that I spent this evening putting all the links into one section, which now appears in the header.   It includes both opinion pieces and more factual ones. … Continue reading

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