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Pagan stone circle built at US Air Force training academy
The Telegraph ^ | 11-28-11

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 ...


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Disgusting.
1 posted on 11/28/2011 4:12:39 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

So....this is what freedom of religion looks like.


2 posted on 11/28/2011 4:15:39 PM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

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...


3 posted on 11/28/2011 4:16:48 PM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

“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.


4 posted on 11/28/2011 4:18:42 PM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Robin Olds is turning in his grave.


5 posted on 11/28/2011 4:19:05 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

moonbats,literally... off in the wild blue yonder


6 posted on 11/28/2011 4:19:56 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
People have no idea what they are messing with when it comes to evil.

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.

7 posted on 11/28/2011 4:20:40 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
And Obama still claims to be "christian"??

Looking more and more like the anti-christ to me...

8 posted on 11/28/2011 4:23:22 PM PST by Paul Ross (Ronald Reagan-1987:"We are always willing to be trade partners but never trade patsies.")
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Here it is . . .

9 posted on 11/28/2011 4:24:16 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

It would great for ground attack practice


10 posted on 11/28/2011 4:26:17 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

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.


11 posted on 11/28/2011 4:26:17 PM PST by toothfairy86
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To: colorado tanker
Looks like a nice spot for a weenie roast to me. It'll probably end up being used for picnics.
12 posted on 11/28/2011 4:26:40 PM PST by JoeFromSidney (New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. A primer on armed revolt. Available form Amazon.)
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To: 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.

Ping for later

13 posted on 11/28/2011 4:28:31 PM PST by Alex Murphy (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2703506/posts?page=518#518)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
When are they going to turn the Academy Chapel into a mosque?
14 posted on 11/28/2011 4:29:53 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: colorado tanker

All that for under 100 grand?
By the pentagon...
I don’t believe it.


15 posted on 11/28/2011 4:29:56 PM PST by nkycincinnatikid
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

So are they going to be flying brooms now at the New Hogwarts Academy?


16 posted on 11/28/2011 4:33:18 PM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
I can just hear the new Air Force song

Off we go into the wild weird yonder
Flying high, don't need a plane...

help me here?

dlw

17 posted on 11/28/2011 4:34:35 PM PST by Reily
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Sure, keep wasting my tax dollars. It’s not like I have any food to buy or utility bills to pay.


18 posted on 11/28/2011 4:36:51 PM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: Grunthor

Pagans don’t need stone circles, don’t they just worship nature?


19 posted on 11/28/2011 4:36:52 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: colorado tanker

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!


20 posted on 11/28/2011 4:40:35 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: JoeFromSidney

Kaydets being kaydets, I wouldn’t even venture a guess as to some the uses of that place they might find. :-))


21 posted on 11/28/2011 4:42:07 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

“The goatse is open.”


22 posted on 11/28/2011 4:43:14 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: nkycincinnatikid

Well, rocks aren’t as complicated to build as, say, toilet seats. :-))


23 posted on 11/28/2011 4:43:19 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

“The goatse is open.”


24 posted on 11/28/2011 4:43:34 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Grunthor

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.


25 posted on 11/28/2011 4:43:42 PM PST by GAB-1955 (I write books, serve my country, love my wife and daughter, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Great with the military cutbacks coming we can strap missles to the bottom of a broomstick. Think of the savings.


26 posted on 11/28/2011 4:44:09 PM PST by CowboyConservative
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To: colorado tanker

Waiting for the beer and hotdogs.


27 posted on 11/28/2011 4:46:03 PM PST by CowboyConservative
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Persons
Against
Goodness
And
Normalcy
28 posted on 11/28/2011 4:47:23 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

29 posted on 11/28/2011 4:50:36 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit)
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To: colorado tanker

I am passed worry. I am terrified of what we are becoming.


30 posted on 11/28/2011 4:51:29 PM PST by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: GAB-1955

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.


31 posted on 11/28/2011 4:55:33 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

This nation is doomed.


32 posted on 11/28/2011 4:56:40 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: achilles2000
Does that include having Jewish officers? Or blacks? The Air Corps/Army Air Forces used to oppose blacks and the Navy never wanted any Jewish officers. As long as they are qualified and can do the job, I can't forbid them from being at the Academy.

Of course, considering how fuzzy neo-Pagan thinking is, most of them would fail as doolies.

33 posted on 11/28/2011 5:07:42 PM PST by GAB-1955 (I write books, serve my country, love my wife and daughter, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: achilles2000

“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.


34 posted on 11/28/2011 5:16:06 PM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat
I wouldn't be too concerned. The Academy has caught a lot of crap about accommodating evangelicals and this is eyewash to make them look accommodating to everyone. The chances more than a handful of cadets would ever use this are pretty slim.

The Chapel is still the Chapel and is still the most beautiful structure on the campus.


35 posted on 11/28/2011 5:18:18 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: toothfairy86

“If you belong to practically any other religion, you have to go off campus to your place of worship.”

What religions would those be?


36 posted on 11/28/2011 5:20:13 PM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: JoeProBono

In WWII the Russians put women pilots in obsolete planes and had them drop bombs at night. The Gremans called them the Night Witches.


37 posted on 11/28/2011 5:20:56 PM PST by Hugin ("Most time a man'll tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear"--Open Range)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

the US military is hosed


38 posted on 11/28/2011 5:21:56 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Druids http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Druid

Knight Templar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_Templar

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2009-12-22/news/0912220082_1_holy-grail-warrior-monks-philanthropic

Jesuits http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_Jesus

Freemasons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freemasonry


39 posted on 11/28/2011 5:22:03 PM PST by Esther Ruth (Lions and tigers and bears oh my - and wolves and goats-)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
Sounds like a natural venue for late night keggers following cadet home football games. Even has a "fire pit" to roast brats.
40 posted on 11/28/2011 5:27:19 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: colorado tanker

$75,000 for that?


41 posted on 11/28/2011 5:33:35 PM PST by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Churchillspirit

Didn’t you notice the high class rocks they used?


42 posted on 11/28/2011 5:41:10 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Grunthor

It is well known that the “culture” of the Academy is Christian. Obamalini’s people don’t approve.


43 posted on 11/28/2011 5:46:18 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Dungeons and dragons in the military. Great, so much for warriors.


44 posted on 11/28/2011 5:46:44 PM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: colorado tanker

The Von Trapp Family children singing THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS.


45 posted on 11/28/2011 5:48:58 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: achilles2000

Well the culture can be what it is; the constitution will be followed, including the parts that we might not lilke.


46 posted on 11/28/2011 5:53:14 PM PST by Grunthor (pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

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?


47 posted on 11/28/2011 5:53:34 PM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: Reily

Eventually I would expect the Timothy Leary song.

So when does Annapolis buid a Viking Longboat for the Odinists?


48 posted on 11/28/2011 5:54:30 PM PST by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: GAB-1955

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.


49 posted on 11/28/2011 6:00:04 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

50 posted on 11/28/2011 6:01:04 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit)
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