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Trump had promised to reward the religious right with special privileges for voting for him. For example back in February we have USA Today reporting that Trump had assured them that he would … “totally destroy” the law that prohibits churches from engaging in political activity, a move that would upend 63 years […]

Did Trump really obliterate the Johnson Amendment?


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It sound like a joke, but once again the United Nations has managed to do something that is quite frankly so bizarre it can potentially be grasped as some sort of prank. Previously, the U.N. have already managed to find the one nation on the planet that has the absolute worst human rights record, […]

U.N. Elects Saudi Arabia to Woman’s Rights Commission



This is not an article about religion as such, but rather is a commentary on the response to the Religious Right’s political support for an individual who incarnates the opposite of almost every single thing that they claim they stand for. The UK”s Independent highlights just how bizarre the evangelical right’s behaviour has […]

Fourteen per cent of Evangelicals left their churches after Trump’s election


While on the campaign trail Trump promised again and again that he would pull the US out of the international Paris Climate Change Agreement. It was classic Trump rhetoric, an overly simplistic but enticing sound byte that panders to his audience, but also thankfully like almost all of his other promises is not […]

Will Trump withdraw US from the Paris Agreement?


A recent poll demonstrates that while Donald Trump and the Republican party are in complete denial of reality, most of the public are rather sensible, and are not like this. There is also a deeper message here as well, one that is very encouraging, but hidden in the details. First, […]

Deeper encouraging trend emerges from recent #climate poll data