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Late last night, Donald Trump took to Twitter to basically call Cruz’s wife ugly. Not the worst thing he has done, but it is yet another episode that makes you stop and think, “Wow, and this is the guy millions of Christians support.”
There are many, many, many, many things that make Trump totally unacceptable to Christians who understand, and are serious about, their faith. But, as we’ve discovered, so few Christians fit into that category. The fact is, Donald Trump is rising because true Christianity in America is declining. There’s no other way around it.
So, rather than just point this out, I wanted to try to dig a little deeper. The more I thought about it, the more I realized that there are two particular heresies, popular among many Christians, that Trump has been able to exploit for political gain.
The first is the heresy that our faith should be compartmentalized and separated from the rest of our lives, particularly as it pertains to politics. You hear this from guys like Jerry Falwell when they justify their support for Trump by saying we aren’t supposed to elect a “pastor in chief.” To these people, applying our faith anywhere outside of a church building is somehow dangerous.
The second heresy is the Prosperity Gospel advanced by guys like Joel Osteen. The Prosperity Gospel is one of the most common and most damaging heresies today, and it has proven to be a huge boon for Trump’s campaign:
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A movement needs leaders, and those leaders need to be principled and trustworthy. When they reveal themselves to be cowards or frauds, when they sell out the very movement they’re supposed to be leading, it behooves the rest of us to remember their betrayals. It’s not that we should seek revenge or hold onto our grudges, but we should be prudent. We should not trust, listen to, or take the advice and guidance of people who’ve shown themselves to be interested more in money and ratings than truth.
So, as much as I didn’t want to write this, here is my new piece which explains why conservatives must reject the leadership of those who turned their backs on the cause for Trump’s sake, and also calls many of the turncoats out by name. It probably is not good for my career to criticize by name the very people who could help me advance my career if I sucked up to them, but honestly, at this point, I don’t care.
Of course, there are others I didn’t name here. I would take me 40 pages to list them all. But I wanted to make sure I made special mention of the very famous and trusted name like Sean Hannity, Ann Coulter, Bill O’Reilly, Matt Drudge, Laura Ingraham, etc. And particularly some of the influential Christian figures like Jerry Falwell Jr and Robert Jeffress. There are others called out in this piece as well. These are people who’ve made enormous amounts of money on the trust of conservatives like myself. But the moment they had to choose between the money and the trust, they took the money.
For our own sake and for the sake of the principles we believe in, we cannot forget what they’ve done:
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It’s very simple. When masses of oblivious, clueless, noncontributing people are allowed and actively encouraged to vote, the results are and have been disastrous. There is virtually no chance of anything positive happening when the people steering the ship are blind, drunk, and distracted.
Just look at the sort of ignoramuses we usually elect — and the ones we are threatening to elect — to major political offices. Compare that with the sort of men they elected back in the early decades of America, when few people had a say, and I think it becomes clear that we need fewer people to vote. High voter turnout does not equal better voting results.
So today I’m proposing a three point strategy to fix our voting process. None of this will ever happen, I realize, but I’m just trying to establish how things ought to be.
The centerpiece of my plan is to require that all voters take and pass a 5th grade civics exam. Again, there is NOTHING good that can come, or has come, of allowing adults who can’t name the branches of government to make decisions about who will populate those branches.
Another part of my plan is to grant the vote only to taxpaying citizens. If you are not paying into the system, you should not be allowed to determine how the system works. You should not be empowered to vote yourself money from a treasury you are not contributing to. The fact that we enable this sort of behavior is a travesty and an injustice. In fact it’s a form of taxation without representation, and it’s precisely the sort of thing the colonists revolted against.
What I’m saying here may seem outrageous to you, but remember that our Republic was never meant to be run by the lazy and the ignorant:
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