When Religion and Politics mix…When the media fails to report…When we don’t understand why…

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Media Coverage I suppose the first thing to cover is the fact that no national¬†American media source is willing to cover what is going on in today's political arena with the audacity that, say, Walter Cronkite would be able to do. If you click the link you'll find the story about how a single reporter changed the American perception (or at least the middle class' perception) of the Vietnam War. It probably wasn't a popular thing to do, but he had integrity and stuck with the truth. I'm sure … [Read more...]

Jesus above Obama in chain of command photos, is this real?

Word on the street is that this happened at Fort Bragg. If you know anything about where this photo was taken, please let me know. This is completely inappropriate. It's also illegal to affix religious symbols in, on, or outside of a chapel. This rule has been consistently applied to many contexts including other buildings, walls, doors, and even large outdoor areas on military bases. This is also a violation of EEO, and likely even considered political speech - during a heated election. … [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 be more appropriate than John Lennon's "Happy Xmas, (War is Over)" http://www.youtube.com/embed/yN4Uu0OlmTg? John Lennon, of course, was an atheist. His music, and … [Read more...]