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Pentagon says "no" to flyover for God and Country Family Festival
msnbc.msn.com/KTVB-TV UPDATED ^ | July 7, 2009 | msnbc.msn.com/KTVB-TV UPDATED

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 ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhodod; christians; flyover; nogodallowed; obamatruthfiles
I suppose next for the 0bama administration is doing away with our money because it says "In God We Trust."
1 posted on 07/10/2009 5:53:18 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

“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*


2 posted on 07/10/2009 5:56:55 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

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.


3 posted on 07/10/2009 5:57:43 AM PDT by all the best
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Its time to be done with that regime before he brings death to the United States.


4 posted on 07/10/2009 5:57:47 AM PDT by Concho ( No Birth Certificate-No Census!)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

I think it’s time to do a “fly over” next time the house and senate meet....


5 posted on 07/10/2009 5:59:11 AM PDT by mikelets456
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To: mikelets456

So we lose our Citizenship at Baptism?


6 posted on 07/10/2009 6:00:20 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

7 posted on 07/10/2009 6:01:25 AM PDT by maggief
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To: all the best

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?


8 posted on 07/10/2009 6:03:23 AM PDT by SeminoleSoldier
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To: all the best

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.


9 posted on 07/10/2009 6:04:32 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

i see.

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?

thoughts?


10 posted on 07/10/2009 6:05:14 AM PDT by sten
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To: maggief

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.”


11 posted on 07/10/2009 6:06:04 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

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???


12 posted on 07/10/2009 6:06:38 AM PDT by Miss Didi ( "After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: all the best

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.


13 posted on 07/10/2009 6:06:42 AM PDT by jwparkerjr (God Bless America!)
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To: sten
"...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?"

Sounds compassionate enough to me.

14 posted on 07/10/2009 6:09:59 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......?)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

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.


15 posted on 07/10/2009 6:12:55 AM PDT by Kandy
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To: Kandy

I agree 100%. Well said.


16 posted on 07/10/2009 6:14:37 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
"I called him immediately and just said, you know hey we've been doing this for 42 years, we've had flyovers, what is the problem? And he said, well we have looked up your Web site and everything on your Web site seemed to focus on Christianity, ministry booths. And he said, in fact, ma'am it sounds like it focuses on Christianity. And he said, in fact, it would be great to go to, in fact, if I personally, could come I would, but we can't endorse such an endeavor, so they couldn't do the flyover," said Syme.

Ping for later

17 posted on 07/10/2009 6:15:08 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("I always longed for repose and quiet" - John Calvin)
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To: Kandy
"He’s trying to wipe out any connection to our true foundation linked to Judeo Christian beliefs that sustained the country from its beginning."

Here is a tidbit for you...it's not just him...

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/k6KUDv1wzraWhwlBt1

18 posted on 07/10/2009 6:16:11 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......?)
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To: Kandy

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.


19 posted on 07/10/2009 6:16:51 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: SeminoleSoldier
"Christian’s duty to serve the country"

since when?
20 posted on 07/10/2009 6:19:10 AM PDT by theknuckler_33
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To: theknuckler_33

Are you anti-Christian or just being a smarta$$?


21 posted on 07/10/2009 6:43:38 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

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


22 posted on 07/10/2009 6:51:15 AM PDT by Iron Munro (If you cannot be a good example you can serve as horrible warning - like Obama.)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

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.


23 posted on 07/10/2009 7:00:08 AM PDT by theknuckler_33
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To: Concho

“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.”


24 posted on 07/10/2009 7:01:44 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Impeach President Soros!!!)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

Apparently, religious people’s tax dollars aren’t as good as anyone else’s.


25 posted on 07/10/2009 7:04:48 AM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
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.

Obama Admin. Pays $18 Mill for Something That Already Exists

http://http//www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2289627/posts

26 posted on 07/10/2009 7:06:45 AM PDT by Iron Munro (If you cannot be a good example you can serve as horrible warning - like Obama.)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives
Greta had Rick Klein (broke the story) on last night http://www.foxnews.com/video2/video08.html?maven_referralObject=6709824&maven_referralPlaylistId=&sRevUrl=http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,531363,00.html She finished the piece challenging anyone to email her with a cheaper price tag then the 18 million.

Great interview, btw.

27 posted on 07/10/2009 7:19:50 AM PDT by califamily4W (Freedom!)
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To: Iron Munro
I found a thread on it.

18 mil waste

28 posted on 07/10/2009 7:24:14 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: califamily4W

Excellent interview.


29 posted on 07/10/2009 7:24:48 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: theknuckler_33

In general... God,honor,duty, country.


30 posted on 07/10/2009 7:26:20 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: all the best

Let me see, I get the part of “love thy neighbor”, but I don’t get the “love thy enemy” part.


31 posted on 07/10/2009 7:27:51 AM PDT by Melchior
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

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)


32 posted on 07/10/2009 7:49:15 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Melchior

“Love thine enemy” is from the Sermon on the Mount.

Matthew 5:

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;

KJV


33 posted on 07/10/2009 8:06:02 AM PDT by truthfree
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To: truthfree

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.


34 posted on 07/10/2009 8:07:52 AM PDT by truthfree
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To: truthfree

I think that Matthew forgot the part: Love thine enemy but keep your powder dry.


35 posted on 07/10/2009 8:13:44 AM PDT by Melchior
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

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!


36 posted on 07/10/2009 8:38:05 AM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: theknuckler_33

You’re kidding right?


37 posted on 07/10/2009 12:51:27 PM PDT by SeminoleSoldier
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