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Originally posted by Violater1
Time and time again, various posters will state the the founding fathers are Christian men, and that they desired the perpetuation of this belief to ascend through the future of America. Opposing posters always provide bogus websites that smear this American dogma. The American military has always reinforced the religious courage of it's troops and this is no different.
Kick the lowlife out and continue the mission.
No star, No flag
Originally posted by Sheol
Troops Punished After Refusing to Attend Evangelical Concert
(visit the link for the full news article)
Pvt. Anthony Smith is the type of guy who stands up for what he believes in. That's why he decided to hold his commanding officers accountable for punishing him and fellow soldiers after they refused to attend an evangelical Christian rock concert at the Fort Eustis military post in Virginia.
Originally posted by WeRpeons
I'm all for separation of church and state, but did you know that it was never written into the constitution? I had a friendly argument about this at work a few years ago with a fellow worker. He was a christian right follower and insisted to me that the phrase "separation of church and state was never written into the constitution. To prove it to me he told me to go home and check it out on the internet. I did, and to my surprise he was absolutely right! I guess the way the story goes, Thomas Jefferson wrote a letter to some Danbury Baptists to settle fears that the state would stay out of the churches business. It wasn't meant to keep the church out of the state's business. See for yourself...
Originally posted by Annee
Why is the military sponsoring a Christian concert in the first place?
There should be No sponsored religion in government.
I am not saying those in the military of a certain faith can not arrange for concerts.
But the General should not be arranging it.
Headlining acts like BarlowGirl cost tens of thousands of dollars, and researchers with the MRFF later discovered that the Department of Defense has awarded multi-million dollar contracts for consultants behind spiritual fitness events.
Originally posted by piddles
the last thing anyone with half a brain wants to hear is Christian rock