US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

26 Jul 2019

Inside Liberty University’s ‘culture of fear’: How Jerry Falwell Jr. silences students and professors who reject his pro-Trump politics.

By 2016, Liberty’s efforts to limit free expression were already well-established. (“The big victory was finding a way to tame the faculty,” Falwell told the New York Times last year for a story about privileging Liberty’s financial growth over its academics.) But the school’s methods became even more aggressive after Falwell endorsed Donald Trump early that year, according to multiple current and former faculty members.
By 2016, Liberty’s efforts to limit free expression were already well-established. (“The big victory was finding a...
16 Nov 2016

Mike Pence Will Be the Most Powerful Christian Supremacist in U.S. History

Pence’s ascent to the second most powerful position in the U.S. government is a tremendous coup for the radical religious right. Pence - and his fellow Christian supremacist militants - would not have been able to win the White House on their own. For them, Donald Trump was a godsend.
Pence’s ascent to the second most powerful position in the U.S. government is a tremendous coup for the radical...
8 Oct 2016

Evangelical Leaders Shrug At Donald Trump’s Lewd Comments – The Daily Beast

Evangelicals who support Donald Trump made their peace long ago with his tendency to say absolutely terrible things. “People of faith are voting on issues like who will protect unborn life, defund Planned Parenthood, defend religious liberty and oppose the Iran nuclear deal,” said Ralph Reed, who heads the Faith & Freedom Coalition.  “A ten-year-old tape of a private conversation with a talk show host ranks low on their hierarchy of concerns.”
Evangelicals who support Donald Trump made their peace long ago with his tendency to say absolutely terrible things....

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