Skip to comments.Pagan stone circle built at US Air Force training academy
Posted on 11/28/2011 4:12:34 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
The US military has built a stone circle in its Air Force academy to give pagans, druids and witches somewhere to practice their religion.
The Colorado base has spent around £50,000 building the Stonehenge-like structure to allow witches to cast spells, and pagans to form "circles of power" by night.
It is situated on top of a wooded hill and includes a fire pit.
The academy says it is for cadets who practice 'Earth based' religions including druids, witches and North American faiths.
Despite the expenses it is believed only three out of the 4,300 cadets have openly admitted that they are pagan.
Bob Barr, a former Republican congressman, campaigned to ban witches from the military, saying: "What's next? Will armoured divisions be forced to travel with sacrificial animals for Satanic rituals? Will Rastafarians demand the inclusion of ritualistic marijuana cigarettes in their rations?"
The Wiccan religion was added to the US Army's chaplain's handbook in the 1970s and includes details on how covens are organised and how Druids worship 'Mother Earth and Father Sky.'
"Most Wiccan groups also practise magic, by which they mean the direction and use of 'psychic energy' those natural but invisible forces which surround all living things," it explains.
The air force says the site is to help to protect the constitutional right to religious freedom.
But some think it is an attempt to attract more Wiccans to the army.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
So....this is what freedom of religion looks like.
Great - that’s what I want -to radio a witch on a broom for an air strike...
knew a CPT at basic training who dealt with this in his own company — allowed them time to practice - but not in the woods where they run around naked throwing leaves at each other....
Lightening strike - Lightening strike - Lightening strike ...
oh wait that’s LARP...
“Pagan stone circle built at US Air Force training academy”
“But some think it is an attempt to attract more Wiccans to the army.”
The author clearly knows this ins and outs of the U.S. Military.
Robin Olds is turning in his grave.
moonbats,literally... off in the wild blue yonder
This is no game.
Unless your focus is on Jesus Christ, who is one in the same with the God of Israel, then you are opening yourself to terrible, tormenting, horrific evil.
The consequences of even dabbling in the occult (and believe, me, Pagan stone circles are the occult) are utterly dire.
Looking more and more like the anti-christ to me...
Here it is . . .
It would great for ground attack practice
I don’t see why the military paid for this. If you belong to practically any other religion, you have to go off campus to your place of worship. I know they have services for the “major” denominations at the Air Force chapel, but this is ridiculous.
Ping for later
All that for under 100 grand?
By the pentagon...
I don’t believe it.
So are they going to be flying brooms now at the New Hogwarts Academy?
Off we go into the wild weird yonder
Flying high, don't need a plane...
help me here?
Sure, keep wasting my tax dollars. It’s not like I have any food to buy or utility bills to pay.
Pagans don’t need stone circles, don’t they just worship nature?
Looks more like a site for a circle jerk, or some serious pot smoking.
What TF is the Air Force doing?
Pretty soon they will appoint Hillary Clinton as Secy of the Air Force and give her a golden broom with a minigun on it.
Then they will create the AF’s Witch Wings - the Pelosi Wing; the Wasserman-Schultz Wing; the Schakowsky Red Wing; and the Maxine Waters Wig Wing.
Coming to an air strike near you soon!
Kaydets being kaydets, I wouldn’t even venture a guess as to some the uses of that place they might find. :-))
“The goatse is open.”
Well, rocks aren’t as complicated to build as, say, toilet seats. :-))
“The goatse is open.”
Yes, it is. Freedom of religion means being able to practice something other people might not like. We know the limits: human sacrifice and polygamy. The USAF has a reputation of being the most overtly Christian of the armed forces. I like it, being a Christian myself. However, if a pagan officer manages to get through the Academy, then they need their chance to worship.
Great with the military cutbacks coming we can strap missles to the bottom of a broomstick. Think of the savings.
Waiting for the beer and hotdogs.
I am passed worry. I am terrified of what we are becoming.
The government is aggressively trying to undermine the Christian character of the Academy. “Diversity” is now the watchword in admissions. This means that more under qualified people will be admitted to satisfy the diversity god, and they will be passed through unless they commit a crime that can’t be covered up.
Rest assured that mentally ill girls who think they are “witches” will be admitted if they can find any that could possibly be carried through. They are also scouting for sodomites. Just ask the ALOs.
Affirmative action and “diversity” undermine the competence of the Armed Services and are an attempt to gradually bring the Services into alignment with the left.
This nation is doomed.
Of course, considering how fuzzy neo-Pagan thinking is, most of them would fail as doolies.
“The government is aggressively trying to undermine the Christian character of the Academy.”
I was not aware that the United States Air Force Academy was a Christian Institution.
The Chapel is still the Chapel and is still the most beautiful structure on the campus.
“If you belong to practically any other religion, you have to go off campus to your place of worship.”
What religions would those be?
In WWII the Russians put women pilots in obsolete planes and had them drop bombs at night. The Gremans called them the Night Witches.
the US military is hosed
Knight Templar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_Templar
$75,000 for that?
Didn’t you notice the high class rocks they used?
It is well known that the “culture” of the Academy is Christian. Obamalini’s people don’t approve.
Dungeons and dragons in the military. Great, so much for warriors.
The Von Trapp Family children singing THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS.
Well the culture can be what it is; the constitution will be followed, including the parts that we might not lilke.
RE: But some think it is an attempt to attract more Wiccans to the army.
Stupid dinosaur media. The Air Force accedes to paganism to attract more Wiccans into the Army. They spend five minutes regurgitating what someone else tells them to write without any critical thinking.
And WTF is the Air Force thinking?
Eventually I would expect the Timothy Leary song.
So when does Annapolis buid a Viking Longboat for the Odinists?
What I wrote was quite clear. But since you want to inject a red-herring, I very much doubt that standards need to be lowered to train Jewish officers. On average, however, standards are lowered to admit blacks, whether it is the Academy, Harvard, or the Univeristy of Michigan. Please note the “on average”.
The issue is whether they are admitting the best qualified applicants available. “Diversity” quotas, which they have, but won’t admit, are an admission that they are not. Better people are being excluded from the Academy so that the Administration’s agenda of “race, class, gender, etc., equity” is advanced.
Anyone who thinks she is a witch or thinks he is a warlock is mentally ill and has no business at any of the Academies. None of that is remotely equivalent to being Jewish or black. If you think simply calling something a “religion” qualifies it for protection, perhaps the Academy could recognize Rastarianism so that Affirmative Action admits could worship a statue of Haile Selassie and smoke ganja. Perhaps a fertility cult could be next.