Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 31 2011

Randy Forbes’s Resolution to Shove “In God We Trust” in Everybody’s Faces to be Voted on Tomorrow

Hey everybody, I just found out that H. Con. Res. 13, Rep. Randy Forbes’s (R-VA) resolution “Reaffirming ‘In God We Trust’ as the official motto of the United States and supporting and encouraging the public display of the national motto in all public buildings, public schools, and other government institutions,” is going to be voted …

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Oct 31 2011

Halloween Message to Marines: Don’t Get Tricked; Jesus is the Treat

Amidst the plethora of Halloween clip art in the October edition of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit’s newsletter, is a clear warning from Chaplain Ray Bailey: Don’t get tricked by “meaningless philosophy” — choose Jesus, the treat! “Wouldn’t it be nice to end up with the treat rather than the trick in life? The amazing …

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Oct 28 2011

Winners of MRFF’s Bad Chaplain Award: Head Chaplain at USAFA and Army 1st Recruiting Brigade Chaplain

Here at the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), we get a constant stream of emails from service members telling us about chaplains who just can’t seem to uphold the oath they took to the Constitution, and see their position as a chaplain as a vehicle to fight secularism in what is supposed to be — ummm — …

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Oct 27 2011

U.S. Military Program Teaches Foreign Military Students That Liberals Subverted America’s Judeo-Christian Heritage

Anyone familiar with my writing knows that I primarily do two things — I work for the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) and I debunk the myths and lies about American history used by Christian nationalist writers, politicians, and media personalities. While these are two separate things that I do, they sometimes overlap. Every year …

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Oct 25 2011

Public High School Principal: WallBuilders Speaker Not Appropriate For School Assembly

While nobody can stop history revisionists like David Barton from spreading their made up version of American history by speaking at Christian schools, public schools are a different matter. So, when I saw that Barton’s son, Tim Barton, who delivers the same presentation as his father, was scheduled to speak next week at Honesdale High …

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Oct 20 2011

Atheist Soldier Stands Ground in Spite of Threats for Refusing to Participate in Military Graduation Prayer

Yesterday morning, at a rehearsal for their AIT graduation at Fort Jackson, which was being held in a chapel, the graduating soldiers were ordered to bow their heads and clasp their hands in front of them while an invocation was being given. One soldier refused to do this, and immediately shot of an email from …

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Oct 17 2011

Potheads 56,332; Atheists 2,855

As I wrote a couple weeks ago, one of the Military Relligious Freedom Foundation’s clients, a sergeant in the Army, has started a petition on WhiteHouse.gov to “End the Military’s Discrimination against Non-Religious Service Members.” According to WhiteHouse.gov, 5,000 signatures within 30 days is supposed to get you a response from the White House. The …

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Oct 13 2011

Bad Lip Reading — The Funniest Videos I’ve Seen in a Long Time

If you haven’t seen these videos yet and want a laugh, watch them! They’re made by BLR, an anonymous Texan who somewhat unsuccessfully tried to learn how to lip read when his mother went deaf and he saw her learning to lip read. The result was comedy gold. These are my two favorites:     …

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Oct 12 2011

Air Force Academy Cadets Decide They Must Pretend To Be Fundamentalist Christians

A little over a year ago, a cadet at the Air Force Academy emailed the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) to tell us about an “underground” group of about a hundred Academy cadets who, in order to maintain good standing among their peers and superiors at the Academy, were actually pretending to be fundamentalist Christians. …

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Oct 07 2011

Hey Extra-Special-Stupid YouTube Commenter: Do I Have to Show You My Birth Certificate?

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OK, I get my share of complete morons commenting on my videos, but this one takes the cake. I’m fighting the Christian nationalist history revisionists because I’m British and haven’t gotten over England losing the Revolutionary War? This is an actual comment posted on my video “David Barton’s lie that Thomas Jefferson told the Marine …

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