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Frank Schaeffer is a New York Times best selling author. He is a survivor of both polio and an evangelical/fundamentalist childhood, an acclaimed writer who overcame severe dyslexia, a home-schooled and self-taught documentary movie director, a feature film director and producer of four low budget Hollywood features Frank has described as "pretty terrible." Frank's nonfiction includes "Keeping Faith-A Father-Son Story About Love and the United States Marine Corps" and AWOL-The Unexcused Absence of America's Upper Classes From Military Service and How It Hurts Our Country." Frank's latest book is, "Crazy for God: How I Grew Up As One of the Elect, Helped Found the Religious Right and Lived to Take All (or Almost All) of It Back."

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 (11 comments) SHARE More Sharing Fundamentalist Belief Grows Brains Incapable of Dealing With the World as it Actually Is It takes a lifetime of literalistic Bible studies to destroy a human brain as completely as is necessary to make an otherwise intelligent person trust Bronze Age myths over science and a flake as obviously perverse as Ted Cruz over a man of such obvious integrity as President Obama.
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Friday, September 20, 2013 (19 comments) SHARE More Sharing Heaven Forefend the Pope Is Sane! The pope just told the American Catholic religious right to shove off. He said that the political game they've been playing on behalf of people like the Koch brothers and Tea Party -- in the name of morality -- threatens, the moral structure of the Church.
Saturday, March 30, 2013 (4 comments) SHARE More Sharing A Tribute to My Evangelical Leader Mom-- Edith Schaeffer RIP Edith Schaeffer 1914 - 2013 RIP My mother Edith Schaeffer died today. She was the author of many books on family life and spirituality and co-founder with my father Francis Schaeffer of the evangelical ministry of L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland. She has just gone to be with the Lord, as she would put it. She died at home which was her wish.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 (2 comments) SHARE More Sharing The Debacle That Is the Movie Version of The Hobbit Peter Jackson has produced yet another Bigger, Louder, Longer and More Violent jittery Hollywood mess that has almost nothing to do with Tolkein's story let alone what a caring & sane parent would permit their children to watch.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 SHARE More Sharing Newt and the Loony Religious Fringe That Now Runs the Republican Party The agenda Newt Gingrich handlers have scripted for him can all be found in the dark, anti-democratic, extremist playbook of Dominionist/Roman Catholic activists.
Sunday, October 16, 2011 (23 comments) SHARE More Sharing How Christian Fundamentalism Helped Empower the Top 1% to Exploit the 99% As the Occupy Wall street movement spreads across the country and the world, we must bring attention to the enablers of the top 1% exploiting the 99%. Fundamentalist religion made this exploitation possible. Without the fundamentalists and their "values" issues, many in the lower 99% could not have been convinced to vote against their (our) economic self-interest; in other words, vote for Republicans who only ser
Sunday, July 3, 2011 (55 comments) SHARE More Sharing Fundamentalist Religion Will Destroy The World The countries in the world that are the most fundamentalist and religious, and/or those whose identity is most religion-based, are the world's greatest troublemakers. Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, the USA, Vatican City and the state of Israel come to mind.
Thursday, November 11, 2010 (23 comments) SHARE More Sharing With God on Our Side -- Christian Zionism Exposed It's hard to imagine we have come to this, but as much as a third of voting Americans is a bunch of delusional hate freaks in the Republican "base" known as Christian Zionists. Porter Speakman Jr. offers a disturbing look at them & their anti Christian lust for war in his film, "With God on Our Side."
Thursday, November 4, 2010 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing "End Times" -- Election Results Reflect Biblical Republican Paranoia Republicans have given up on this world & are focused on the next which means they are willing to let this one go to hell.
Thursday, September 30, 2010 (13 comments) SHARE More Sharing Obama Will Triumph -- So Will America We faithful Obama supporters still trust our initial impression of him as a great, good and uniquely qualified man to lead us.
Friday, June 25, 2010 (7 comments) SHARE More Sharing McCrystal Scandal Shows Us the Military No Longer Protects America -- It Guards Empire Increasingly, those most influential in making, supporting, or protesting defense policy have no direct experience with the military and no direct stake in getting it right. If they embroil us in some fiasco it is not their sons and daughters who will be shipped home in coffins.
Sunday, June 6, 2010 SHARE More Sharing Christian Conservatives Target Seated Judges This latest round of an attack on our judiciary is just another shot fired in our culture war. If we want an American version of Iran: here's the "blueprint"-- just let the folks at "Better Courts Now," impost their "values."
Thursday, February 25, 2010 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing "Post Racial"? I Don't Think So Scratch just about any Republican in America & you will find a racist.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 SHARE More Sharing Judging By Her Own Theology Sarah Palin Is Disobeying the Bible Sarah Palin is a self-proclaimed, far-right conservative, Christian fundamentalist, which connotes a literal interpretation of the Bible. She cherry-picks to make her message more palatable to the public and ducks the subservient role of women her church believes in.
Thursday, January 14, 2010 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing America's Pact with Satan Febrile nitwits like Pat Robertson & Sarah Palin would make a pact with Satan & worse if it meant a few more minutes in the limelight.
Thursday, January 14, 2010 (1 comments) SHARE More Sharing Palin, Fox, 'Jesus on Acid' and the End of the World What most Americans don't know is that someone like Palin -- who says God is "leading her" -- believe that what God wants them to do is implement the reconstructionist agenda. Many evangelical/fundamentalist's can't get enough of the "end times" rush. And they are Palin's bedrock.

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