Paul Rosenberg’s Synopsis for “Under Trump, Christian Nationalists are Playing to Win”

First, a note on what's NOT considered "religious freedom" here: On July 2nd DOJ prosecutors announced they'd retry humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren for following the gospel of Matthew: 2/11 pic.twitter.com/ZNTzAzHlpZ— Paul Rosenberg (@PaulHRosenberg) July 7, 2019 I focus on 3 recent development: a congressional hearing, a state legislative battle's hidden agenda & a new …

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A Recent Local Controversy Reveals the Theocratic Heart of ‘Project Blitz’ – Rewire.News – Religion Dispatches

The Christian nationalist intentions of Project Blitz have also received much attention, but a remarkable episode in Minnesota this past state legislative session may be a harbinger of a more profoundly theocratic politics on the horizon. — Read on rewire.news/religion-dispatches/2019/06/24/a-recent-local-controversy-may-reveal-the-soft-theocracy-at-the-heart-of-project-blitz/

Threats of “Civil War” Increase from Far-Right (Dominionist) Evangelicals

For good reason, Politico released an article today, titled "What if Trump won’t accept 2020 defeat?" Not only has Trump (jokingly?) commented on extending his occupancy in office (as Politico reports), but also DJT has praised China's lifetime presidency. However, the most disturbing reason to question Trump's concession to a president elect in 2020 rises …

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The Evangelical, the ‘Pool Boy,’ the Comedian and Michael Cohen | NYT

Jerry Falwell Jr. defied expectations when he supported Donald J. Trump in 2016. Now details are emerging about behind-the-scenes maneuvering before the endorsement. By Frances Robles and Jim Rutenberg June 18, 2019 MIAMI BEACH — Senator Ted Cruz was running neck and neck with Donald J. Trump in Iowa just before the caucuses in 2016, …

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A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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A Rebuttal of Christians Who Demonize Queer People

They claim to be “not of this world” and yet they are steeped in every facet of it, happily allowing the destruction of creation and of humanity who aren’t like them. My Queer/Trans friends you are beloved children of God and you are not defined by the Church — Erin Green (@__runningerins) June 6, 2019 …

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Bill Gothard’s Ambassador Hotel (IBLP) in Dallas Burns in 4 Alarm Fire

#AmbassadorHotel ... at some point in time 'housed' 3 US Presidents. A 4 alarm fire broke out at approximately 1:00 AM ON 5/28/2018. The building is owned by Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) 🤦🏻‍♀️https://t.co/Ki7uS1BTjA pic.twitter.com/7qztUionb0 — ☆ KELLI ☆ (@kelli_fustos) May 28, 2019 In 2014 #BillGothard resigned after there were allegations reported of #SexualAbuse …

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