Air Force Academy Addresses Proselytization Problems

The Air Force Academy has gotten well-deserved flack in the past for proselytizing problems and being something of a Christian-only club despite the complaints of atheists. Now, the Colorado Springs Gazette is reporting that a “panel of experts” has okayed a new plan to teach religious tolerance — including First Amendment right The academy says [Read More...]

Letter to America from an Atheist in a Foxhole

Jordan Elias has a short-but-excellent open letter to America about being an atheist in a foxhole: You will not vote for me for public office, but you will let me fight your battles. You will not let me teach your children, but you will let me protect them. You will not listen when I speak, [Read More...]

A Foxhole Atheist’s Response to Fort Bragg

***Update***: Justin has started a website about the “Ft. Bragg Freedom Festival” — it includes a potential line-up of speakers. … There’s been an uproar lately about how an Evangelical Christian event took place at the military base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The problem is that military leaders were using their positions to promote [Read More...]

Richard Tillman on Real Time with Bill Maher

I know I’m late to post this, but it’s too good not to share. Pat Tillman‘s brother Richard Tillman appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher last week to talk about the documentary The Tillman Story. The movie tells how the military manipulated Pat’s death and used it as war propaganda. You rarely hear about [Read More...]

An Atheist Protects a Chaplain in the Navy

***Update***: I posted this earlier with incorrect information. Now that I’ve had a chance to fix it, I’m reposting it with the old comments still intact. Sorry for any confusion! … Last week, the Wall Street Journal had a really excellent article profiling Religious Programs Specialist 2nd Class Philip Chute, the atheist whose job it [Read More...]


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