Atheism Ruining Military Careers pt. 3 — Vindicated: USMA Officer Upholds Tradition of Christian Privileging in the Military

The West Point Cadet "Truth is generally the best vindication against slander." - Abraham Lincoln   Since my resignation from West Point, one of the most frequently asked questions sent my way has been whether or not I have any regrets. Certainly, I have spent a few minutes contemplating the potential alternative timelines that could have come to be if I had stayed. But, no, I do not regret my decision. Countless events, observations and conversations since then have left me … [Read more...]

Washington Times op-ed: “West Point is religious”

Shirley Husar at the Washington Times, wrote an attack piece against atheist West Point Cadet Blake Page. It veers into histrionics rather quickly: If the founders didn’t intend to require that cadets be Catholics or Baptists, they also clearly didn’t intend that they be atheists. Page therefore found himself in a system designed not to eliminate atheists, but still not intended to make them comfortable. The values with which the Academies want to instill cadets are not specifically … [Read more...]

Christian classmate didn’t see discrimination, so the cadet is lying

Atheist West Point cadet Blake Page has recently penned "Why I Don't Want to be a West Point Graduate" over at Huffington Post. It's powerful stuff, and has been picked up all over the place. CNN's Soledad O'Brien just interviewed Blake Page and Mikey Weinstein. Cadet Page's public stance inspired something amazing. Mikey Weinstein shared this letter with me, and Cadet Page gave me permission to share it. Mikey, I really need to share this with you. Something incredible happened … [Read more...]


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