Posts Tagged: charity

Why the Republican-Christian “Charity-only” poverty solution is both evil and ineffective

… [The following excerpt is  from my book, “Rescuing Religion from Republican Reason.”] … The Charity Argument How do Republican Christians avoid sounding like the devil while opposing a taxation system that redistributes wealth to the needy? They promote charity as the sole solution. In other words, they believe that if mandatory wealth redistribution were… Read more »

If Republicans give more to charity than Democrats, does that makes them the party that cares more about the poor?

From time to time, when I post a statement online that refers to the Republican Party as the party that exploits Americans for the sake of the greedy, a Republican will fire back that my statement is incorrect, because Republicans give more to charity than Democrats do. Of course, they miss the point of what… Read more »