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“Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.” Teddy Roosevelt What is the fundamentalist Christian version of the American Taliban up to in these heady days nearing ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 98 comments on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 02:08 PM PDT with 258 Recommends
On February 27 and 28, the Air Force Academy held its annual National Character & Leadership Symposium , an event described as "one of the nation's premier symposia in the field of character and ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 08:15 AM PST with 31 Recommends
As reported by the Colorado Springs Independent , the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) today sent a letter to Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning demanding that Dr. Mike ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 04:14 PM PST with 87 Recommends
As the Senior Research Director for the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), I read a lot of emails that come into the foundation -- emails from supporters, from people asking for our help, ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 10:46 AM PST with 119 Recommends
Last month, to issues regarding cadets at the Air Force Academy being forced to say "so help me God" when taking oaths came up. The first, which got little media attention, was that cadets were ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 09:11 AM PST with 34 Recommends
Six years ago, when I first started working as a researcher for the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), I assumed that the work I'd been doing debunking lies about American history and my ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 11:41 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Disclosure: I was lobbied by a couple of former US Army brass (retired colonel, retired major) who may have had an axe or two to grind and felt that the U.S. Air Force should be restored to its ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue May 14, 2013 at 12:07 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Bring me men to match my mountains, Bring me men to match my plains. Men with empires in their purpose, And new eras in their brains. Willard Romney ...
by hannah
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 07:01 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 11:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Many of you know that the Air Force Academy recently built an $80,000 worship center for pagan cadets. Needless to say, a lot of fundie heads are exploding--even more so when the academy's chaplain ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Dec 02, 2011 at 02:24 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Good news from the Air Force Academy. They claim no religious bias: Six months after an Air Force Academy survey that found 20 percent of cadets, faculty and staff experienced religious ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 242 comments on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 04:48 AM PDT with 454 Recommends
Here's the background, courtesy of Military Religious Freedom Foundation Head Researcher Chris Rodda:
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 174 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 10:04 AM PST with 267 Recommends
1423 - Chinese seafarers build lighthouse on Massachusetts coast to aid their huge ships in avoiding shoals. 1860 - The first iron-pile lighthouse was completed at Minot’s Ledge, ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Jun 29, 2009 at 09:35 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
[ image,right: USAF Academy Chapel ]Officially encouraged Bible classes , at the ...
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 413 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2007 at 04:12 PM PST with 503 Recommends
Hey, I don't mind anyones specific relationship with their own Personal Jesus - but ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2007 at 09:19 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
The title for this diary was going to be; “ Constantine’s Sword; A Tour de Force of the Intersection of War, Christianity and anti-Semitism with an eye on the Pentagon &...
by Shockwave
Comment Count 405 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2007 at 12:15 AM PDT with 512 Recommends
"Why was the most popular joke here at the Air Force Academy in 2004 “Why do Jews make the best magicians ?” Anyone know ? Show of hands ?" You could have heard a pin drop.
by Troutfishing
Comment Count 349 comments on Fri Apr 27, 2007 at 08:59 AM PDT with 387 Recommends
Recently I posted this diary on a film by the Christian Embassy that shows evangelical generals in uniform proselitizing within ...
by Shockwave
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Dec 22, 2006 at 09:12 AM PST with 9 Recommends
In recent days we've had one-right wing radio host accuse Muslim Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) of trying to Undermine American ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Dec 22, 2006 at 03:11 AM PST with 32 Recommends
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 13, 2006 at 09:46 PM PDT with 15 Recommends