Here we go again…

chemwepnsyria

Well, here we are again, on the brink of war, even before we have fully extracted ourselves from our last long national nightmare.  My life-affirming values as atheist/humanist combined with my military experience as a veteran of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are telling me that it would be wrong to start down this path again.What’s happening in Syria involving the use of chemical weapons is absolutely horrifying and it is natural and logical that compassionate people would want t … [Read more...]

Proselytizing in Afghanistan

Buddy Jesus wants you to spread the word!This is a pervasive problem within the US Military that I have had a major problem with for many years. The dangers behind this fundamentalist policy can be the actual loss of life to U.S. Servicemembers, many of whom (like myself) are not here to fight a religious battle.www.youtube.com/embed/hy5RnIykfCs?This is a video that was recorded in Afghanistan and shows how the Chaplain was giving them instructions on how to proselytize and what to say … [Read more...]


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