When you say “Veteran’s Day”…

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I feel conflictedEvery 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 suggest they are anything other than such.They doth protest too much, methinks. Once upon a time, we were a nation unified. We bore the burden … [Read more...]

Veterans Day post: daughter remembers MSgt. Jack Edward Keeney

Jack's daughter, Jennifer is extremely proud of her father. In one of the more touching moments I've witnessed in the facebook group for Military Atheists (and veterans and spouses and supporters...) Jennifer writes:My late father, MSgt. Jack Edward Keeney was a medic and a hospital lab chemist in the Air Force.He was an unwavering atheist who served honorably for 20 years.My friend Dan Rawlings said: "RIP - I hope someone writes this about me someday…"Jennifer responded: "He wo … [Read more...]


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