Friday, May 25, 2007

It may already be too late

A Whore in the Temple of Reason has a terrific post on Christianism in the US Military:
An extremist segment of Christians has become increasingly dominant thoughout all branches of the armed forces. Recently, for example, the cadets at the Air Force Academy were all required to watch Mel Gibson's movie, The Passion of the Christ. And while the military has regulations in place to prevent superior officers from "pushing Mary Kay Cosmetics and Amway and Tupperware," religion seems to be given free rein.
Quoth conservative wingnut pundit Thomas Sowell,
When I see the worsening degeneracy in our politicians, our media, our educators, and our intelligentsia, I can't help wondering if the day may yet come when the only thing that can save this country is a military coup. [emphasis added]
You might soon get your wish, Mr. Sowell.

Update: According to this commenter, the assertion that AFA cadets were forced to watch The Passion of the Christ might not be accurate. If anyone has more information, please comment here or send me an email.


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  2. BB,

    What is happening in the military is frightening. But I did look up the "Passion of the Christ" story, and could only find references to people advertising the movie by placing flyers on individuals' seats in the AFA's cafeteria. This is bad enough, and with everything else, we should be worried, but I can't find references to a forced screening of the movie.

  3. Chris,

    I'm not a journalist, and I don't have the resources to do much fact checking. You might want to let the Whore know, since she's reporting the fact.

  4. Wait, the Air Force Academy is both a hotbed of Christianism and has a problem with rape... Those two things can't possibly be related...


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