“American Kompromat” by Craig Unger

The first book I reviewed for Publishers Weekly was about Opus Dei. My editor was worried that it might be anti-Catholic. The great thing about PW is they made you document everything you said with quotes from the book, so it was easy to reassure him.— Paul Rosenberg (@PaulHRosenberg) January 28, 2021 Ex-KGB agent says …

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Pro-Trump Insurrectionists say “Hitler was Right,” wear Camp Auschwitz Shirts and Hold Bibles, “Jesus Saves” / “Jesus 2020” Signs & Confederate Flags

We looked through hours of footage from the Capitol riot to decode the symbols that Trump supporters brought with them, revealing some ongoing threats to US democracy. 👇pic.twitter.com/ptdw7oJRTa— Insider News (@insidernews) January 17, 2021 For millions of charismatic Christians, Trump's win is part of a prophesy and will still come true https://t.co/SbaTfYrRRy— Michelle Boorstein (@mboorstein) …

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The Theocratic Monarchy Bullet that Grazed the USA

If this seems inconceivable to you, simply look at what Trump did to religious “freedom,” bail outs of big corps, pandemic non-response, public school, postal service, and promised to do to Social Security & Medicare but never making a federal health care plan to replace ACA.— Lamb’s Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) December 14, 2020 Paleo-Conservatism is what …

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Opinion | Evangelicals like Eric Metaxas are directing Trump’s sinking ship. That feeds doubts about religion. – The Washington Post

The existence of hope does not depend on us. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/prominent-evangelicals-are-directing-trumps-sinking-ship-that-feeds-doubts-about-religion/2020/12/07/5ad8eb0c-38c3-11eb-9276-ae0ca72729be_story.html Better late than never? Or just a relevance move for her future, like many evangelical celebrities jumping the all but sunken & deplorable Trump ship? https://t.co/dJi7XLFewH— Lamb’s Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) December 13, 2020

Eric Metaxas and the losing of the evangelical mind

(RNS) — Christians can’t wait for the sociologists to sort out why our fellow congregants believe in ‘Q’ or that Trump won the election. We need a strategy to restore a few basic truths. — Read on religionnews.com/2020/12/01/eric-metaxas-and-the-losing-of-the-evangelical-mind/