“… the Democrats and the Republicans (act) as ‘two subsidiaries of a single corporation.’ While the Republicans make no serious pretense of being anything but an oligarchic organization, the Democrats play a more ‘insidious’ and disingenuous part. Their ‘counterrevolutionary’ role is to masquerade as the people’s voice and function as a great ‘black hole for progressive energies and passions.'”
REPOST – American evangelical political engagement is built on a very weak historical foundation. It is time that Christian philanthropists, motivated by an entrepreneurial spirit informed by the pursuit of truth and a concern for the testimony of the Gospel in the world, take the long view and invest in responsible Christian thinking about the American past. The American republic, and more importantly, the witness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, depends on it.
When Trump and his followers refer to “America,” what do they mean? Some see a country of white English-speaking Christians. Others want a land inhabited by self-seeking individuals free to accumulate as much money and power as possible, who pay taxes only to protect their assets from criminals and foreign aggressors…
For those wondering if in fact the founders of our country intended American to be a Christian nation, find the answer to the question, Is America a Christian nation? in Article 11 of this document. Dated and signed 1796-97, it is reputed that George Washington himself drafted this treaty, supported by Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.