Option for U.S. Troops: Go to Christian Concert or Be Punished

If you want any proof that non-Christians are discriminated against in the military, Chris Rodda has an incredible story to share. First, some background: For the past several years, two U.S. Army posts in Virginia, Fort Eustis and Fort Lee, have been putting on a series of what are called Commanding General’s Spiritual Fitness Concerts… [Read More...]

Responding to the Atheist in Foxholes Cliché

Jay Jochnowitz is the editorial page editor of the Times Union newspaper in New York. In a recent column, he used that awful canard: Just as there are no atheists in foxholes, the ranks of the underdog state Senate Republicans are suddenly filled with the religion of reform. Well, bravo. We would be even more [Read More...]

Chris Hayes Uses “No Atheists in Foxholes” Line

***Update***: Hayes has apologized: It’s not an on-air apology, but it’s better than Leonard Pitts non-apology. … Earlier tonight on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, frequent guest Chris Hayes (the Washington editor at The Nation) used the “no atheists in foxholes” line. Video’s not up yet. I’ll put it up when it’s available. Video’s up. Here’s [Read More...]

Leonard Pitts Responds to His “No Atheists in Foxholes” Comment

Miami Herald syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts recently wrote the following passage: As there are no atheists in foxholes, it turns out there are no small-government disciples in massive oil spills. No, with BP oil soaking the sands of his coastline, Jindal turned righteously to that big, sometimes bloated, often intrusive federal government, and asked for [Read More...]

Miami Herald Columnist Uses “No Atheists in Foxholes” Phrase

Leonard Pitts, a syndicated columnist for the Miami Herald, wrote a decent article about how Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana has frequently opposed big government but is now backtracking because of the BP disaster: [Jindal] is singing a new song, starkly at odds with what he said last year in a speech before the Republican [Read More...]


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