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Obama’s Soldiers for Secularism
American Spectator ^ | 4.10.13 | GEORGE NEUMAYR

Posted on 04/10/2013 4:31:30 PM PDT by neverdem

Defense Department materials classifying Christians as extremists reflect the ideology of the boss.

Whoever put together the recently reported Defense Department materials classifying Catholics and Evangelicals as extremists can be excused for simply reflecting, if a bit overenthusiastically, the ideology of the boss. Obama’s anti-Christian secularism is the order of the day. Why wouldn’t that philosophy seep into DOD materials?

The military is dismissing this slide show for a U.S. Army Reserve presentation, which placed the Catholic Church in the same category as al Qaeda, as an isolated incident. An Army spokesman told the press it “was produced by an individual without anyone in the chain of command’s knowledge or permission,” who “was not a subject matter expert, and produced the material after conducting Internet research.”

Research into what? Obama’s speeches and writings on the benighted quality of Christianity, all of which rest on the premise that it is extreme? Did he read Obama’s memoirs, which dismiss passages of the Bible as extreme? Had he read Obama’s comment that to “base our policy making” on Abrahamic commitments “would be a dangerous thing”?

This now-persona non grata apparently did his research too well and grasped the thrust of Obama’s thought too clearly. Who knows, maybe he even cribbed it off the Department of Homeland Security’s 2009 report on “right-wing extremism,” which made dark mention of pro-lifers.

Far from an isolated incident, the U.S. Army Reserve presentation is typical of a military trying, if at times ham-handedly, to follow the lead of a president who views Christianity as a grab bag of bigotries. Was it an accident that Admiral Michael Mullen told a Christian chaplain who objected to the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell that “if you cannot get in line resign your commission”? Was it an accident that Lieutenant General...

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: evangelicals; moralabsolutes; obama; religiousextremism; secularism

1 posted on 04/10/2013 4:31:31 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem
An Army spokesman told the press it “was produced by an individual without anyone in the chain of command’s knowledge or permission,” who “was not a subject matter expert, and produced the material after conducting Internet research.”

They must really think we are total idiots.

2 posted on 04/10/2013 4:37:46 PM PDT by Slyfox (The Key to Marxism is Medicine ~ Vladimir Lenin)
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To: neverdem
 
 
One word for this - persecution.
 
Centuries ago members of various Christian denominations embarked on dangerous and deadly journeys across a broad and at times tempestuous ocean to an alien land they knew little about much less having necessary skill sets to survive in, all for the opportunity to practice what they believed in peace, not just for themselves at the time but for their progeny to come as well.
 
It seems that we as a nation have betrayed their efforts and sacrifices. We are about to live through why they fled their native lands in the first place.
 
 

3 posted on 04/10/2013 4:46:13 PM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: Coleus; narses; wagglebee; little jeremiah

Ping


4 posted on 04/10/2013 4:56:22 PM PDT by neverdem ( Xin loi min oi)
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To: neverdem

These days I picture the DOD as full of Donna Shalalas..


5 posted on 04/10/2013 5:49:49 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Constitution? What Constitution?)
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To: neverdem
>>Defense Department materials classifying Christians as extremists reflect the ideology of the boss.
 
 
How's the boss classifying Biology text books these days?
 
Sex, Evolution and Behavior
By Martin Daly and Margo Wilson
 
 
Got Socio-Biological Fitness?
 
 "Gay" penguins don't - not even in the San Francisco zoo
http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy-ab&hl=en&source=hp&q=San+Francisco+gay+penguins
 
FAIL.

6 posted on 04/10/2013 5:50:49 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: lapsus calami

Yes, and they’ve labeled us terrorists before the first shot fired( or vote??) and now they can all scream,
“ Seee? We told you so, Get the UAV’s! it’s time to put them bigoted Christian flat earthers in place, six feet under.”
Sadly, tragically our country has betrayed us. Our leaders we voted in have chosen to render their oaths null and void and they HAVE chosen war.
I have no idea where this will end but it doesn’t look good right now for “we the people,” but it didn’t look good in 2009 either and the TEA party flattened them round earthers!


7 posted on 04/10/2013 5:55:22 PM PDT by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28- 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: neverdem

If you aren’t right with the Lord, might be a good time to do so.


8 posted on 04/10/2013 6:18:55 PM PDT by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: Slyfox

they do think we’re idiots because the right never fights back like the left and we never have the media.

White house closed which we pay for but they have concerts and no one from the GOP raised this today, not one, hell half of talk radio are cowards who want to stay pals with their liberal pals like Beckel, Colmes


9 posted on 04/10/2013 7:58:18 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc
The right and the left are like two teams playing football.

The right plays according to the rules set by the NFL.

The left plays according to rules not found in any handbook known to the NFL.

So, how do we proceed knowing that the other team will not play fair?

We need to study the playbooks of Ronald Reagan and our Founding Fathers.

10 posted on 04/10/2013 9:46:41 PM PDT by Slyfox (The Key to Marxism is Medicine ~ Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Slyfox

The army may be telling the truth that this was a lone leftist going out of her way to make political indoctrination of troops.

But the point should nonetheless be underscored that this sort of thing can and will eventually happen in regard to the Federal army which we shall not always control.

As long as People like Obama can get elected and reelected its only a matter of time before there is a crusade against us Christians.


11 posted on 04/10/2013 10:47:07 PM PDT by Monorprise (`)
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To: neverdem
Soon we will have many Christian warriors. Why not? Our government has earned them.

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12 posted on 04/11/2013 2:13:43 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Slyfox

You really do give them to much credit. This is probably exactly what happened.


13 posted on 04/11/2013 2:46:04 AM PDT by TheGunny
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To: Slyfox

true that

we play by the old fighting rules of fists up the left fights to win and uses anything they can get a hold of.

The stupid party will it seems never get it in to their dumb thick heads that many of us want to see them fight


14 posted on 04/11/2013 4:54:48 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: neverdem
Will the Black churches be exempt from criticism for their Biblical literalism and hillbilly-style services simply because they vote right?

Or perhaps the Black churches consist of nothing but nineteenth century European materialists who just act like hillbillies at 11am Sunday mornings.

15 posted on 04/11/2013 5:20:34 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: neverdem

placemark


16 posted on 04/12/2013 11:36:47 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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