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David G
07-31-2017, 10:53 PM
http://elisabethparker.com/best-anti-trump-church-signs/

Ian McColgin
08-01-2017, 05:33 AM
Great examples.

bamamick
08-01-2017, 07:05 AM
I said last year that one of the most confounding things to me is the support this guy got from 'fundamentalist Christians'. I have never seen anything in Donald Trump's character that would indicate any fellow-feeling with the tenets of the teachings of Jesus.

Mickey Lake

TomF
08-01-2017, 07:07 AM
I agree Mickey. But cultural identity is hard to shake.

Anthony Zucker
08-01-2017, 08:17 AM
And where are the ones supporting Trump?

I dont see any down here.

wizbang 13
08-01-2017, 09:12 AM
I said last year that one of the most confounding things to me is the support this guy got from 'fundamentalist Christians'. I have never seen anything in Donald Trump's character that would indicate any fellow-feeling with the tenets of the teachings of Jesus.

Mickey Lake

They believe in make believe. Fake is real . Clinton = Satan.

David G
08-01-2017, 06:32 PM
Those on the religious left stayed away from politics for too long (taking that whole 'separation of church and state' thing to heart, I reckon). Now, belatedly, they are remembering they have a role.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/10/us/politics/politics-religion-liberal-william-barber.html



In Nashville, a crowd of ministers carrying palm fronds occupied the governor’s office (http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/religion/2017/04/17/moral-movement-tennessee-group-led-governors-office-sit--pledges-continue/100568474/) during Holy Week, demanding the expansion of Medicaid (http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/health/diseasesconditionsandhealthtopics/medicaid/index.html?inline=nyt-classifier) to cover more of the uninsured. In California and 16 other states, an interfaith network (http://www.piconetwork.org/) has organized thousands of volunteers to swoop into action when immigrants are arrested or houses of worship are vandalized.

Across the country, religious leaders whose politics fall to the left of center, and who used to shun the political arena, are getting involved — and even recruiting political candidates — to fight back against President Trump’s policies on immigration, health care, poverty and the environment.

Some are calling the holy ruckus a “religious resistance.” Others, mindful that periodic attempts at a resurgence on the religious left have all failed, point to an even loftier ambition than taking on the current White House: After 40 years in which the Christian right has dominated the influence of organized religion on American politics — souring some people on religion altogether, studies show (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/08/24/why-americas-nones-left-religion-behind/) — left-leaning faith leaders are hungry to break the right’s grip on setting the nation’s moral agenda.

gilberj
08-01-2017, 06:56 PM
sort of re-enforces some faith in faith...eh.