White Nationalism, Gun Violence, and Donald Trump’s Complicity


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by John Ellis

In January 2016, the pastor of a small Baptist church in Alabama made national news after he sent a letter rife with racism and anti-immigrant sentiments to the editor of the The Alabama Baptist. The letter (which can be read in full here) contains a barrage of hateful rhetoric and proudly and demonically crows the unbiblical claim that, “It is not a matter of loving your neighbor. My neighbors are the people that value the same standards of life and way of life that I value.”

As a “Baptist pastor,” Ted Sessoms should be very familiar with Jesus’ Parable of the Good Samaritan. Apparently, though, he’s not.

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Christians Should Not Support President Trump in 2020

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters as he takes the stage for a campaign event in Dallas, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

by John Ellis

Leading up to the 2016 Presidential Election, I had started to generate some noise as a #NeverTrump writer. Becoming increasingly engaged in politics was exhilarating, and I began to understand the allure of rubbing shoulders with those in power. My articles brought me attention and I enjoyed it (death threats and all). I was having fun and beginning to see “John Ellis, Political Writer” on my future business cards.

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The Public Theatre’s Assassination of Donald Trump and the Hypocrisy of Conservatives

 

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by John Ellis

The New York City Public Theatre’s famed Shakespeare in the Park finds itself embroiled in controversy over its production of Julius Caesar. Utilizing a contemporary setting, the theatre obviously intends for the audience to see President Donald Trump as Julius Caesar, or vice-versa. From the red tie, blue suit, penchant for tweeting, and the iconic “Donald hair,” the Public Theatre is making a not-intended-to-be-subtle statement with the portrayal of the character Julius Caesar. If you’re familiar with the play, you then know that Trump/Caesar is assassinated in Act 3 scene 1. For the record, I’m quite confident that the statement the production team is trying to make is not that President Donald Trump should be assassinated. More than likely, the statement revolves around things like authoritarianism and political violence.

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Christians Need to Repudiate Racism and Call Racists to Repentance

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by John Ellis

Whenever I write an article for PJ Media about the horrific racism that characterizes the alt-right movement, I get cussed out, called a liberal purveyor of fake news, and told that I’m race-baiting, whatever that means, with the occasional death threat tossed in for good measure. While I do not enjoy being baptized with vitriol, I strive to write what I believe to be true, regardless of the possible consequences.[1] Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, I was very vocal in my opposition to Donald Trump. And one of my stated reasons is that I believed (still do, for the record) that President Trump taps into the some of the worst, most sinful, self-serving impulses in our fallen (sinful) bodies and souls.

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Fake News: The Left’s Smear Campaign of SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch

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by John Ellis

It’s no secret that I was (and remain) #NeverTrump. At least, I don’t think it’s a secret. However, I must admit that one of my fears about President Trump has proven unfounded, so far. His first SCOTUS nominee makes me almost think that I was wrong for not voting for Donald Trump. Neil Gorsuch is eminently qualified, a true conservative, and anti-the murder of babies (anti-abortion, in case that’s not clear). That last part is one of the reasons why those on the Left have wholeheartedly given themselves over to writing and promoting Fake News about Neil Gorsuch. The Sexual Revolution must be protected at all costs, after all.

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5 Celebrities that Democrats Should Consider Running Against Donald Trump in 2020

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Trust me, you do NOT want the Dems to run this lady.

by John Ellis

2020 will be here before we know it. Upon its arrival, I predict that the 2020 Presidential Election will make the 2016 Presidential Election look staid and dignified. I’m assuming that celebrity after celebrity will throw their over-priced, haute couture hats into the center ring of the 2020 campaign circus. I also predict that there will be a lot of weeping and gnashing of teeth from the remaining adults in the country. To that end, and to help cut down on the weeping and gnashing of teeth, I don’t think that the Democrats can begin vetting celebrities from their camp too soon. If you’re a Republican, I promise you that you’ll prefer every celebrity on my list over, say, the plagiarizing and unfunny woman  Amy Schumer.

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Pat Robertson’s Love of Donald Trump Outweighs Sound Bible Exegesis

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by John Ellis

When my editor sent me the video link to a recent Pat Robertson rant and asked if I’d like to write a response, I jumped at the opportunity. For one thing, it’s not a good idea to say “no” when your editor asks you to write something. For another thing, and as you’re probably aware if you’ve followed my writing these past twelve months, the perversion of the gospel for political ends by those who identify as evangelicals is a concern of mine. Over the years, Pat Robertson has proven to be a poor exegete and an individual who very publicly misleads others about what the Bible teaches.

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