Three of the 16 presidential candidates in the 2016 Republican field are/were people with no political experience – Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, and Donald Trump. They, along with first term Senator Ted Cruz, have managed to garner most of the Republican voter support by running as “Washington Outsiders,” – people who are going to change… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Ronald Reagan
How the Republican Party has Removed “Turn the other cheek” from Christianity
Many people today forget that Dr. Martin Luther King, the leader of the peaceful resistance civil rights movement of the 1960s, had another title to his name: “Reverend.” His call to non-violent protest in the face of sometimes violent opposition wasn’t just a political tactic; it was a religious conviction that can be found at… Read more »
Why Anti-Abortion Christians should vote for Democrats
The following is an EXCERPT from my book, Rescuing Religion from Republican Reason (pictured at right). Buy It At Amazon This excerpt is from the introductory chapter of the book in which I explain how the progressive Democratic movement was originally a Christian movement led by William Jennings Bryan, and that most Christians used to… Read more »
Will the Republican Party drop anti-abortion stance?
In a move that doesn’t surprise me in the slightest bit, Nevada Republicans have removed abortion opposition from their 2014 party platform. The reason? According to state party chair, Michael McDonald, “The issue is how we can back out of people’s personal lives….This is where the party is going.” In recent years, especially since the… Read more »