Skip to comments.Pentagon says "no" to flyover for God and Country Family Festival
Posted on 07/10/2009 5:53:18 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
NAMPA -- More than four decades of tradition were changed this year at the God and Country Family Festival in Nampa.
Typically, a military flyover is a highlight of the event, but this year it did not happen.
To make a fly over happen you have to get permission from the Pentagon.
It hasn't been a problem in the past but this year it was --all because of the word "God."
(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...
“I suppose next for the 0bama administration is doing away with our money because it says ‘In God We Trust.’”
Well, he’s certainly hell-bent on making it completely worthless in the world market! I think that’ll make him happy enough.
What a poser. I loathe that man. He makes me all misty-eyed and nostalgic for Bill Clinton. *SNORT*
Christians need to focus on the Lord and stop worshipping government. Why in the world would Christians want a display of military might at their event? How about looking to God. How about loving your enemy.
Its time to be done with that regime before he brings death to the United States.
I think it’s time to do a “fly over” next time the house and senate meet....
So we lose our Citizenship at Baptism?
Hmmmm, maybe because it was also about Christian’s duty to serve the country. Maybe because it was a celebration of the Christian heritage of this country.
Loving you enemy? A Christian also has a duty to protect his family and country, or do you think a Christian shouldn’t serve in the military?
Agreed but this tradition has been going on for 40 something years. There is nothing wrong with the blue angels at any event. It is quite obvious what 0bama is doing.
well, since we don’t want to offend the fedgov... how about we just stop sending all those filthy dollars with ‘G-d’ on them... and only send those without such offensive language?
EXACTLY he can waste money in this fashion. OMG he should never have done that because there may have been money on board which says “In God We Trust.”
The Friends reported on this story twice this week. Gretchen Carlson asked—what’s different now after 40 years...could it be our Commander-in-Chief???
re: How about loving your enemy
I consider a powerful and readily apparent military, complete with fast planes, big guns, impressive ships and lots and lots of fighting men and women to be an integral part of loving my enemy. I love him enough to want to dispel any misplaced idea he might get that he can take me on and win. I love him enough to want to save him from himself when he gets a wild hair and even thinks about messing with me.
Once he attacks I’m left with no alternative but to wipe the surface of the Earth with him. Far better for him that he gets the message early and often that I’m a force to be reckoned with.
Sounds compassionate enough to me.
He’s trying to wipe out any connection to our true foundation linked to Judeo Christian beliefs that sustained the country from its beginning. He is following the EU in its rewriting of its constitution, “cleansing” it of its historical facts. Now there are more atheists there than believers and it is collapsing. He has no inner core and feels compelled to make over America to his own image. There is a sickness covering the world today.
God help us.
I agree 100%. Well said.
Ping for later
Here is a tidbit for you...it's not just him...
People are mighty ticked off he spent 18 million dollars to revamp recovery.org so he can show us how foolish he spends money! Can anyone post a link to this on FR? I did a search and found nothing.
Are you anti-Christian or just being a smarta$$?
Our federal government is at war with the people it supposedly serves.
“Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.”
— Mark Twain
I guess the latter, but I was serious nontheless. Since when it is a Christian’s “duty” to serve their country? I have no doubt that there are closet Christian’s in North Korea, is it their duty to serve their country? Or is only an American Christian’s duty to serve the US? Because, I don’t really remember reading about the US in the bible.
“Its time to be done with that regime before he brings death to the United States.”
On his prayer rug wearing his crescent moon jammies, as he faces Mecca each night, he probably closes each prayer with “marg bar Amriki.”
Apparently, religious people’s tax dollars aren’t as good as anyone else’s.
Great interview, btw.
In general... God,honor,duty, country.
Let me see, I get the part of “love thy neighbor”, but I don’t get the “love thy enemy” part.
The President’s new campaign slogan will be: “Good bye God and Hello Satan” (although Obama will probably refer to Satan as Allah or Muhammahd)
“Love thine enemy” is from the Sermon on the Mount.
43Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
44But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Oh, on reading again I realised what you were saying. How does “love thine enemy” fit into this situation? Good question actually. I have no idea.
I think that Matthew forgot the part: Love thine enemy but keep your powder dry.
Recently my father-in-law was buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. The service is conducted by a chaplain, for the denomination (and they are extensively covered—the denominations that is- check, see the Arlington site as to choice of headstone religious symbols allowed and provided by our govt.) The US Army operates Arlington. There is NO problem with mentioning God or any other Being. There is NO reason why they could not approve the flyover. Would they refuse, say, a Hindu American organization of veterans who might organize a large festival in celebration of Vishnu and Country? This is really foolish— whomever in the organization, keep on the media to follow up and y’all follow up also. Nuts!
You’re kidding right?