Religious People, (and tRump) Please Look Away.

Dear religious people, you may want to look away, or just agree, temporarily, that for the sake of argument:

There’s no god.

I’m going to go on, a bit, in this vein, speaking a lot of heresy, in this blog post, but not hearsay.

There’s a difference.

I don’t believe in a god, and shouting it, at the top of my lungs, and slandering any given deity is heresy.

Heresy’s not illegal, in the US. I’m allowed to be an Atheist/heretic, study evolution, and tell my son that Creationism is a pretty story that religious folks tell to their children to teach them right from wrong.

Hearsay, on the other hand, is when a person tells you that something is true because their friend told them it happened. …..Like when you tell me that your friend grew a second head, or levitated himself a few feet off the floor, just by the power of prayer.

Never mind, that scientists have disproved the theory of Creationism, and made that proof available to the masses. They’ve also disproved the “Flat Earth” theory, and the conspiracy theory around our moon landing.

Even if they hadn’t disproved all those theories, I would still be able to tell you, with 100% certainty that:

tRump is not “God”, nor is he any tool that any loving god would use as a means to an end.

A loving “god” would not have mocked a disabled man. I seem to remember your alleged Jesus actually healing lepers (rather than condemning them for the sin of uncleanliness). I also remember “HIM” giving a blind man back his sight.

Still, you have followed this mocker of the disabled, since you voted for him, and ONLY NOW, are some of you beginning to have doubts as to his sanity/intentions/methods/fill it in:

Would “God” have been stopped on the road, for a check of his birth certificate as he was doing all that healing? He was, after all, traveling across “state lines” …….such as they were, back then. What if he was? I’d give anything to have been able to see the customs agent’s face, as he read:

Mother- Jewish/Father……………..“God”.

Birthplace- Manger somewhere in Bethlehem……..

I don’t think, from what I know of your bible, that “God” would condone all of tRump’s dealing in bad faith

Proverbs 15:27

Whoever is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.

tRump violated women, and then alternately bragged about it, and paid to have it covered up. Would your “god” have done this, or let it go unpunished? I don’t think so:

Deuteronomy Chapter 22

25 But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die:

If your god would condone rape, even by turning a blind eye, (read: turning the other cheek) then I am prouder than ever to be a card carrying Atheist.

I would argue that your “president” is NOT A GOD, and cares no more for you than he did for the dignity of the disabled reporter.

I have seen evidence that he cares NAUGHT about your kids, their chances for successful future or even their very survival on this planet:

He obviously cares even less for your country’s economy. He constantly threatens, and insults previously allied governments, and plays footsie with tyrannical leaders, allowing them to dictate American policy.

Have you stopped to consider the motivations of your “president” for kowtowing to dictators? He even keeps a book authored by one of history’s most infamous dictators by his bedside:

And if his praise of dictators, and preferred bedtime reading aren’t enough to make you fear for your own safety, and that of your children, under his “leadership” then the prospect of riots, and civil and race wars that he inspires should be:

Your god may or may not be real, but the clear and present danger in the White House, IS real.

It is a THREAT to those who like to breathe clean air and drink clean water, and want to believe that that clean air and water will be there for their children and grandchildren.

It is a THREAT to those of us who believe in the sanctity of civil rights for ALL people.

It is a THREAT to those who rely on government benefit programs.

It is a THREAT to Democracy, itself, and that threat is becoming more and more open, all the time:

If your “president” and or “current administration” have lied to you about ANYTHING, or actually COMMITTED even half of those crimes against humanity, that I’ve mentioned, then there’s a good chance that those are not their first lies to you.

You must know that your children are watching as you reward traitors, liars, and murderers with titles and positions of influence. You may, instead want to have your children turn their eyes to the budding nation of California.

A country annexed her without her say so, and just as guilty as the rest of the US of heinous crimes against her indigenous peoples, but eager to make amends in the creation of a pluri- national and inclusive government.

A COUNTRY of California that:

Leads the way in protecting and being enriched by her immigrant population.

Excels in teaching what’s real, vs. the THEORY of Creationism.

Displays integrity at the polls.

Is a conscientious servitor of the land.

Takes care of her own people.

Paves the way for continued good rapport and trade agreements with other countries, as well as fellowship with them, in working toward a brighter and cleaner future, even when your “president” took the US out of the Paris Agreement.

I don’t know about you, but I want that brighter, cleaner, safer and happier future for my grand children.

I’m going #CALEXIT all the way!!



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Sue Hirsch

Activist, Author, Secular Humanist, National of California, Wife, Mom, Daughter