Tag Archives: military

State Religion

A blogger syndicated here, Peter Wall, is upset that an atheist soldier has been the recipient of harassment by Christians in the military. While I agree that such behavior poorly represents Christ to the world and is inexcusable, I’m more frightened and annoyed by this quote from Michael Weinstein, a retired senior Air Force officer […]

“An Atheist In Our Country Is An Enemy”

Jeremy Hall, a soldier with no religious beliefs is suing the Department of Defense for discrimination based on his irreligion. He said “there is a pattern of discrimination against non-Christians in the military.”
Two years ago on Thanksgiving Day, after refusing to pray at his table, Hall said he was told to go sit somewhere else. […]

Blame Schieffer, Not Clark

Have you heard the thing about General Wesley Clark allegedly denigrating the value of John McCain’s military service? You might want to look into it further.
The real problem is not what General Clark said, but how it was reported. In the original interview, Clark was explaining that having on-the-ground military experience does not translate into […]

Fight the REAL ID Act in PA

A new Meetup group dedicated to carrying out Ron Paul’s principles apart from the presidential election (and there’s plenty do on other levels and branches of gov’t!) has organized a rally against the REAL ID Act in Pittsburgh:

Ron Paul vs. Obama on the War

Obama is often touted as the true Democratic candidate for change in contrast to Clinton and the Neocon Republicans. One such change would then be ending  the war in Iraq and maybe trimming down our overseas empire–this would be a pleasant change, right? What would you say then if I told you that Obama wants […]