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Baptist minister slams Jerry Falwell Jr for ‘disaster’ promise to put Trump over Jesus

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A Southern Baptist minister has spoken up to “vigorously critique” an interview in which evangelical leader Jerry Falwell Jr. said that he would support anything President Donald Trump decides to do as president.

Alan Cross is a Southern Baptist pastor in Montgomery, Alabama.

“Wow,” was his first response to Falwell’s interview with the Washington Post.

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He then went on to analyze how Falwell’s position was a “clearly articulated” version of the “approach German Lutherans took as Hitler rose to power.”

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Cross had worried this might happen, writing in 2016 that the American Christian church risked losing its soul to right-wing politics and argued that Trump’s perspective on Christianity was similar to Nietzsche’s.

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Wisconsin GOP slammed for making people choose between their health and their vote

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After Republicans nationally and in Wisconsin successfully sued in both state and federal court to block voters from being given extra time and options to cast votes in the middle of a pandemic, commenters on social media reacted with fury.

What just happened re: Wisconsin can seem a bit confusing. The TL;DR: The Supreme Court decided that Republicans winning elections is more important than keeping voters healthy & alive.

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Watch how the BBC reports on ‘the reality’ in the United States during COVID-19 crisis

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The British Broadcasting Corporation is reporting on the "frantic and on-the-edge" situation in an intensive care unit in New York City.

The BBC had footage from CBS News, which was allowed in the ICU.

"Though the administration says there's no shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), the reality is otherwise," the BBC noted.

A front-line worker wearing a garbage bag "wished" she had the same PPE as the reporter.

"It's very, very difficult, it's like something out of 'The Twilight Zone,'" she said.

"And I don't think any of us going through it will ever be the same," she added.

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Georgia’s other senator bought stock in personal protective equipment while receiving classified coronavirus briefings: report

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Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) took explosive criticism following reports that she dumped retail stocks and purchased shares in companies selling medical gowns and telework software following classified briefings on coronavirus earlier in the year.

But according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia's other senator is also facing new questions about his own stock transactions around the same time.

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