When you say “Veteran’s Day”…

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I feel conflicted Every Veteran’s Day weekend there are guilt-stricken Americans “supporting the troops” the only way they know how: defending our service members and their honorable mythic, stoic heroes of might and justice, who undergo herculean tasks under fire in the defense of liberty, truth, etc. from the verbal assaults of anyone who would [Read More...]

Iraqi Christian groups winning the war for the US?

I was following this story in the Fort Bragg newspaper, Paraglide up until this point: Being able to come to the U.S. to talk with their fellow Christians has strengthened the relationship between the Iraqi and U.S. pastors and creates an even stronger partnership. “I believe the best way to connect with each other is between [Read More...]

Bible stopped a bullet, saving a soldier’s life

From the Casa Grande Dispatch: An “Awake America” rally to provide overseas troops with Bibles has been scheduled for 8:30 and 11:15 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Christian Church of Casa Grande, 1510 N. Casa Grande Ave. I assure you that this is not a problem. There are plenty of copies of many translations of [Read More...]

Rick Perry: “Let’s get the troops back to work”

He didn’t say it like that, but during last night’s Republican primary debate, Rick Perry seemed to promise to start / restart more wars. He wants to put the troops back in Iraq, just days after the war ended. We all know that long wars generate jobs for Americans… or not, I guess. Well at [Read More...]

Rick Perry Says He Would Send Troops Back To Iraq

Guess who just lost the majority of whatever remaining military vote he was counting on. That’s right, the less-frothy of the Ricks. http://www.youtube.com/embed/I5qZ9GrBf4w? [Read more...]

Happy Xmas (Iraq War is Over)

President Obama came to Fort Bragg yesterday to announce the news. All of our troops are scheduled to arrive home before Christmas day. This is ahead of the previously planned December 31st ‘final out’ date. How does a foxhole atheist feel about this? The same as my religious brothers in arms – elated. Nothing could possibly [Read More...]

Out of Iraq, Finally.

The A.P. just released a story that claims to know that we are abandoning the concept of troops in Iraq in 2012. I wish I could comment further, but this is welcome news personally. BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. is abandoning plans to keep U.S. troops in Iraq past a year-end withdrawal deadline, The Associated [Read More...]


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