Religious leaders denounce Spiritual Fitness Test (about time!)

The Pasadena Sun has a great collection of various religious leaders' thoughts on the mandatory Spiritual Fitness testing and training in the US Military.Rev. Skip Lindeman - United Church of Christ:...Think about it: A guy takes the test and gets all A-grades on spirituality, and then says, “Gimme a gun so I can go kill as many of the enemy as I can!” Is that what a spiritual person does? How can anybody be spiritual, and then go blow another human being (i. e., child of God, made in the … [Read more...]

Why the military coin that says “in god we trust” is unconstitutional

This may be 'more' unconstitutional than it is on money.It certainly reveals the man behind the curtain with the coins in your pocket.The motto was first challenged in Aronow v. United States in 1970, but the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled: "It is quite obvious that the national motto and the slogan on coinage and currency 'In God We Trust' has nothing whatsoever to do with the establishment of religion. Its use is of patriotic or ceremonial character and bea … [Read more...]

19,000 service members raped or sexually assaulted in 2010

You may have seen Jon Stewart speak about the insanity from Fox News personality Liz Trotta. It was brutal. He championed the natural facepalm reaction to her comments in a glorious way. It was funny, but it still made you want to cry, or scream. I actually yelled at my TV.media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:cms:video:thedailyshow.com:408330Crazy talk.Reap has an article from last year that noticed the trend.Representative Jackie Speier,  who also told the  House of Re … [Read more...]

DoD budget: Spiritual Fitness test – $125 mil, Rape prevention $113 mil

McClatchy Newspapers were quoted in this report from worst person ever, Liz Trotta at Fox News.And the feminists have also directed them, really, to spend a lot of money. They have sexual counselors all over the place, victims' advocates, sexual response coordinators. Let me just read something to you from McClatchy Newspapers about how much this position on extreme feminism is costing us. "The budget for the Defense Department's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office leapt from $5 … [Read more...]

Antimatter universe with anti-people predicting an anti-anti-christ

I received a message from a generally polite, but confused person named Jamie. Much of the letter was about something else, but he brought up a common misconception about atheists."You must believe that it is True that there is no God.  Which logically means that the contradictory statement that there is a God is false." - Jamie C.My reply:Atheists do not claim to know “there is definitely no god(s)”… one can’t prove a negative. Just like you can’t prove that god is not a flying spaghetti … [Read more...]

Fort Bragg’s MAJ Ray Bradley seeks recognition for humanists

An associated press article that ran in dozens of newspapers nationwide tells the story of US Army Major Ray Bradley. Major Bradley is currently fighting to get 'humanist' on the military's official list of recognized religious preferences.RALEIGH, N.C. - Soldiers who don’t believe in God can go to war with “Atheist” stamped on their dog tags, but humanists and others with various secular beliefs are still officially invisible in the Army.Maj. Ray Bradley is applying to be the first hum … [Read more...]

Army brings the first ever Torah Scroll to Afghanistan, tells the world

This is coming from the Army's website of pre-packaged videos for the media to pick up.www.dvidshub.net/video/embed/137199It's all well and good to be respectful of fallen soldiers, and to embrace diversity among the religious preferences. But to brag about the fact that you brought the first Torah Scroll into a Muslim nation? Probably not a good idea.This is one time that I hope they just remove the video, before some Islamic fundamentalists get a hold of it. Usually, I'd suggest … [Read more...]

Faith itself is the tree without roots. It’s grounded in nothing.

Last week, I brought you a video from Chaplain COL Lembke, referring to Spiritual Fitness. In it, he claimed that, "Life without faith is like a tree without roots". Here it is again:www.youtube.com/embed/CV5BgQVvp4E?There was some spectacular replies from military members, veterans, and our supporters on my Facepalm wall.Gregory S: More like "life without faith is like a dog without a cell phone."Rich W: ‎... or a fish without a bicycle, or a human swimming without an attached a … [Read more...]


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