The pernicious thing about religious zealots is that they can’t merely be happy to experience their own zeal, but feel compelled to force their zeal onto everyone else. Here in the United States, Donald Trump is leading a movement of zealous Christians who want to
Bad things happen. Let’s not compound the tragedies of life by sacrificing our democracy to them.
Yesterday, all the members of the United States House of Representatives were led in a prayer by Scott Poling, the preacher at the Harvest New Beginnings Church in Oswego, Illinois. Poling announced to his god that the Congress would, “especially pray for the many Representatives