Religious Right leaders and their followers make it clear that they’re pining for the 1950s. This is a common affliction among the Religious Right. How they love that Golden Era of families, faith and freedom! There’s just one problem: It’s wasn’t so golden for lots of people.
In deep-red white America, the white Christian God is king. As the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, working-class, fly-over America.”
Theocracy alert: A large fundamentalist Christian church in Alabama is set to have its very own police force. Say “Hello” to the American Taliban.
The dark rigidity of fundamentalist rural America: a view from the inside
“Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, not to be outdone, just appointed someone to his State Board of Education who never attended a public school in his life, only having a fundamentalist Christian “education.”