Adventures in Security Theater

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So, this post really has nothing to do with atheism, or the military, except as it relates to the fact that I was traveling home from the Secular Student Alliance‘s 2013 eastern conference in Columbus, Ohio this past weekend and I did a talk there that at least was partly related to the military.  Quick [Read More...]

And I guess that I just don’t know

I took a rough phone call today. One of my best friends from the beginning of my military career is now struggling with heroin addiction. He called me knowing my past, and asking for advice. I tried to make him promise me that he wouldn’t kill himself, even if his next line of attack against [Read More...]

Dear John Letters….

 Dear John To whomever you are. There may be some confusion on what it’s like to be an atheist in the military. Don’t worry! That is okay. I understand. I was a bigoted Christian when I joined the military, too. Fortunately, I’ve learned what it’s like to not judge people based upon some false notion [Read More...]

Banned From Reddit

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We were shadowbanned from reddit for some reason unknown. We’ve had to create ANOTHER new reddit account. Thanks, whoever!… [Read more...]

Military Discrimination Against Christians??

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Fox News columnist Todd Starnes is at it again. Determined to see an anti-Christian bias in the military where none exists, he published this in a post from July 8th, 2013: There is a clear and present danger to religious liberty within the military, says a coalition of groups who believe the Obama Administration is pushing a secular, anti-religious [Read More...]

How a Sitting Congressman And a Retired General Are Trying to Destroy Religious Freedom under the guise of Religious Freedom

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I’m sure many of you are now aware that there was a press conference yesterday. It was filled with lies, half-truths, and sold to the American public as an attempt to sway them into believing that Christians are under attack. You can read it here. These are two of the men pushing this legislation:   [Read More...]

Why the move?

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The chief motivation for moving the RBB blog to Patheos is to circumvent the increasingly frequent blocking of our site at many military bases. These bases allow similar content from religious perspectives, so it’s not just some blanket policy on blogs. Frankly, this is likely to come up again (and again). Even the main website [Read More...]

Settling in to our New Home

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Getting cozy I plan to have some new blogs up this week. I’m glad to be at Patheos and hope you guys and girls are ready to help support us as we keep the Foxhole Atheist movement rolling! I’m still working on getting the old blog posts moved over here and learning the basics about [Read More...]


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