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U.S. Military Weapons Inscribed With Secret 'Jesus' Bible Codes
ABC News ^ | January 18, 2010 | JOSEPH RHEE, TAHMAN BRADLEY and BRIAN ROSS

Posted on 01/18/2010 12:43:39 PM PST by DoctorBulldog



Coded references to New Testament Bible passages about Jesus Christ are inscribed on high-powered rifle sights provided to the United States military by a Michigan company, an ABC News investigation has found.

The sights are used by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and in the training of Iraqi and Afghan soldiers. The maker of the sights, Trijicon, has a $660 million multi-year contract to provide up to 800,000 sights to the Marine Corps, and additional contracts to provide sights to the U.S. Army.

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TOPICS: Current Events; General Discusssion; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: banglist; scripture; trijicon
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I don’t know about you, but just knowing that a misunderstander of Islam is in the crosshairs of a “Jesus Scope” puts a smile on my face and gets me all warm and fuzzy inside...
1 posted on 01/18/2010 12:43:39 PM PST by DoctorBulldog
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To: DoctorBulldog
The Horror! ...The Horror!


2 posted on 01/18/2010 12:46:56 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: DoctorBulldog

ABC Douche-Baggers really have their panties in a wad, dedicating 3 so-called journalist to this big story.


3 posted on 01/18/2010 12:48:38 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: DoctorBulldog

Well, they call us infidels...


4 posted on 01/18/2010 12:48:48 PM PST by max americana
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To: DoctorBulldog

Cool!


5 posted on 01/18/2010 12:48:54 PM PST by smokingfrog (Don't mess with the mocking bird! - http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: DoctorBulldog

Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!


6 posted on 01/18/2010 12:49:32 PM PST by PGR88
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To: DoctorBulldog

I guess the following article in Sunday’s Philadelphia Bulletin was very timely in light of this absurd report by ABC News. Does this Bulletin article describe this kind of s**t reported by ABC News or does it not? I mean it hits the nail right on the head. It is a must read!!!

“Has Religious Freedom Been Shut Out In US?”
By Rosa Anna Tremoglie
Saturday, January 16, 2010

http://www.thebulletin.us/articles/2010/01/16/commentary/op-eds/doc4b51583e41112548853988.txt


7 posted on 01/18/2010 12:50:26 PM PST by Miami Vice
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To: DoctorBulldog

Very Nice.... I’ve been wondering which scope to buy.


8 posted on 01/18/2010 12:50:47 PM PST by willgolfforfood
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To: DoctorBulldog

<< 2 Corinthians 4:6 >>

For God, who said, “Let there be light in the darkness,” has made this light shine in our hearts so we could know the glory of God that is seen in the face of Jesus Christ.

New American Standard Bible (©1995)


9 posted on 01/18/2010 12:51:15 PM PST by Candor7 ((The effective weapons against Fascism are ridicule, derision , truth (.Member NRA))
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To: DoctorBulldog

This coding could mean anything, or nothing at all. The idea that it purposely relates to Biblical passages is ridiculous, IMO.


10 posted on 01/18/2010 12:51:49 PM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration...)
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To: DoctorBulldog
Only possible reason that abc is running this story is to drive a wedge between the US Military and Iraqi and Afghan "allies".

Treason, pure and simple.

11 posted on 01/18/2010 12:53:30 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: DoctorBulldog
I've been taking a long, hard look at the Acog TA31H-G that they also produce for my M4. Either that or the same one they're issuing the Marines.

The MSM and the ACLU, and probably the marxists in D.C., are going to have a major hissy fit over this, while I doubt anyone in the military could actually care less.

12 posted on 01/18/2010 12:54:23 PM PST by Pox
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To: William Tell II

Hey, check out the attribution on this link...


13 posted on 01/18/2010 12:55:01 PM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration...)
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To: DoctorBulldog
Reminded me of "Jackson" from Saving Private Ryan

But he was actually quoting Scripture while dispatching enemies, which works much better. And, his optic wasn't nearly as good as a Trijicon. :)

14 posted on 01/18/2010 12:57:01 PM PST by TonyInOhio ( Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered.)
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To: DoctorBulldog

HEY ABC! I BET SARAH PALIN TOLD THEM TO DO IT


15 posted on 01/18/2010 12:57:21 PM PST by Mr. K (This administration IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY!)
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To: bcsco

Click on the link and read the rest of the article. The Bible references are put there intentionally. But, that’s not the point. The point is that these idiot reporters and godless libtards are freaking out over this, towing the KKK line of “separation of church and state.” (If you don’t know about the KKK’s relationship to the “separation of church and state” statement, I’ll give you a hint: The phrase is part of the swearing in ceremony for the KKK, and the Supreme Court Justice who put that phrase into the legal vernacular was a member of the KKK...)

Cheers


16 posted on 01/18/2010 12:57:33 PM PST by DoctorBulldog
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To: bcsco

Read the story. Trijicon says they put the bible references on their scopes on purpose.

Let the liberal douchebags cry all they want!


17 posted on 01/18/2010 12:58:25 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Imagine a day when the politicians have to hold a bake sale to pay for votes!)
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To: Eagles6

Yes, TREASON! I have a deep and abiding hatred for the people who pretend to be journalists these days. And if it isn’t treason then the stupid should be moved to a position commensurate with their abilities.


18 posted on 01/18/2010 12:59:08 PM PST by pepperdog (As Israel goes, so goes America!)
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To: DoctorBulldog

Holy cow... that comment section. I thought I read the bottom of the IQ barrel when I visit HuPo or the DU... But that comment section... just wow. It’s like a huge collection of people who are too stupid to post over at 4Chan.

Someone should gather up their IP addresses and force them all to wear mittens and a neck cone. They are so bereft of intelligence that they may be dangers to themselves.

APf


19 posted on 01/18/2010 12:59:28 PM PST by APFel (Regnum Nostrum Crescit)
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To: DoctorBulldog

It doesn’t hurt to recognize America has God on our side in our war on the infidels.


20 posted on 01/18/2010 1:00:33 PM PST by RogerQ
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To: DoctorBulldog
Coded references? Apparently, the author is too ignorant to recognize that these are direct Scriptural references not coded references.

One of the citations on the gun sights, 2COR4:6, is an apparent reference to Second Corinthians 4:6 of the New Testament, which reads: "For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ."

An apparent reference? If the author, who has access to a Bible, is too stupid to understand that these are direct references, how exactly does he think the enemy, without access to a Bible, is going to decipher these mysterious coded references?

"This is probably the best example of violation of the separation of church and state in this country," said Weinstein. "It's literally pushing fundamentalist Christianity at the point of a gun against the people that we're fighting. We're emboldening an enemy."

Right. /sarc

21 posted on 01/18/2010 1:02:02 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Integrity, Honesty, Character, & Loyalty still matter)
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To: RogerQ

Yeah. Plus there's nothing like playing right into the hands of the enemy. If this is anything but a coincidence (which is almost impossible to believe), this company should lose it's contract.

22 posted on 01/18/2010 1:04:31 PM PST by stormer
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To: DoctorBulldog; Bryanw92

Oops, my bad. Sorry.


23 posted on 01/18/2010 1:06:58 PM PST by bcsco (Hey, GOP: The American Indians found out what happens when you don't control immigration...)
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To: APFel

LOL! Yup, I was tempted to rebut a bunch of those comments over there at ABC News, but then Michael Savage’s words came to mind, “Liberalism is a mental disorder.”

Cheers


24 posted on 01/18/2010 1:08:29 PM PST by DoctorBulldog
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To: DoctorBulldog

I’ve been looking for a similar ABC article criticizing Commander in Chief Obama and his fellow travelers for campaigning in churches and violating their beloved separation of church and state.

Oh, wait. What? It isn’t really about that?


25 posted on 01/18/2010 1:11:01 PM PST by Nickname (2012 - Yes You're Canned!)
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To: DoctorBulldog
R4:5

Out from the throne come flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder And there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God;

Hmm. Maybe

26 posted on 01/18/2010 1:11:39 PM PST by heartwood
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To: stormer

Really? Why? This is an American company that has put these references on their sights for years and it has never been an issue until abc decided that they needed a new way to hurt the war effort.


27 posted on 01/18/2010 1:11:45 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: heartwood

Revelations obviously, not Romans.


28 posted on 01/18/2010 1:12:42 PM PST by heartwood
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To: stormer
If this is anything but a coincidence (which is almost impossible to believe), this company should lose it's contract.

As per the article, the inclusion was intentional, and not by coincidence.

Gott mit uns, means "God with us", by the way.

29 posted on 01/18/2010 1:13:43 PM PST by James C. Bennett
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To: Nickname

You know, I was just thinking along those lines yesterday when Our Glorious Dark Overlord was spewing his BS from the pulpit. Obviously, the actions of godless commies are governed by a different set of rules than you or I must follow...

Cheers


30 posted on 01/18/2010 1:18:25 PM PST by DoctorBulldog
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To: heartwood

Yup, that sounds more likely and makes me feel even warmer and fuzzier.

Cheers


31 posted on 01/18/2010 1:21:16 PM PST by DoctorBulldog
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To: DoctorBulldog
If a magic Jesus rifle kills the enemy better, I'm all for it.

That's how God works, right?

32 posted on 01/18/2010 1:25:19 PM PST by Salman
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To: Salman

Hebrews 4:12.

Cheers


33 posted on 01/18/2010 1:28:30 PM PST by DoctorBulldog
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To: stormer

How does this play into the hands of the enemy?

This is a nothing story.


34 posted on 01/18/2010 1:29:11 PM PST by GeronL (http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: DoctorBulldog

They know that Obama, Clinton and co. don’t really mean it—it’s just for public consumption and that’s cool for the sake of power.

The left won’t tolerate it from those who believe in a power higher than themselves though.


35 posted on 01/18/2010 1:31:24 PM PST by Nickname (2012 - Yes You're Canned!)
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To: stormer

Why? Looks to me like the company was doing this long before it got any significant government contracts.

http://www.trijicon.com/about.cfm


36 posted on 01/18/2010 1:33:31 PM PST by smokingfrog (Don't mess with the mocking bird! - http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: GeronL
One element of our mission in the Mideast is to convince the local populations that the United States supports their religious identity - hearts and minds. When AQ sees this kind of thing they can use it as a tool to convince the people we are trying to sway that in fact the US is waging a war on Islam and not on terrorists - after all, we've got a biblical passage printed right on our weapons. We are fighting people that will blow themselves and others to smithereens over a cartoon - what does a Bible verse on a rifle say? This is a perfect recruiting tool for AQ.
37 posted on 01/18/2010 1:40:49 PM PST by stormer
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To: DoctorBulldog
I don’t know about you, but just knowing that a misunderstander of Islam is in the crosshairs of a “Jesus Scope” puts a smile on my face and gets me all warm and fuzzy inside...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

38 posted on 01/18/2010 1:42:28 PM PST by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
"This is probably the best example of violation of the separation of church and state in this country," said Weinstein. "It's literally pushing fundamentalist Christianity at the point of a gun against the people that we're fighting. We're emboldening an enemy."

This is the most twisted statement of "logic"? I've ever seen.

A >"This is probably the best example of violation of the separation of church and state in this country," a non existent tenent

B "It's literally pushing fundamentalist Christianity at the point of a gun" An address from the Bible, silent, on a piece of equipment, is not "pushing" anything.

C "against the people that we're fighting." We aren't trying to convert them, we are trying to kill them.

D "We're emboldening an enemy" Why would anything, other than rolling over and playing dead "embolden" anybody? Do these people know how idiotic they sound?

39 posted on 01/18/2010 1:43:45 PM PST by Grammy (Politics. .......( poli ) many ( tics ) blood suckers)
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To: DoctorBulldog

I just completely LOVE IT!

My trijicon ACOG is JN8:12 Again Jesus spoke to them saying, “I am the light of the world; he who follows me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life.”


40 posted on 01/18/2010 1:48:17 PM PST by Mad Dawg (Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.)
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To: heartwood

Check Romans 4:5


41 posted on 01/18/2010 1:50:15 PM PST by Mad Dawg (Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.)
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To: bcsco

The manufacturer admits they are deliberate references.
What’s ridiculous is that reporters & bureaucrats are freaking out over it.


42 posted on 01/18/2010 1:55:17 PM PST by ctdonath2 (Virtue is to be apologized for. Depravity commands respect. - Galt)
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To: pepperdog

Agreed.


43 posted on 01/18/2010 1:57:16 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Eagles6
... until abc decided that they needed a new way to hurt the war effort.

Ain't that the truth... and it's not like they put the Jesus fish on it (which would be OK with me):


Besides, if you are using the scope, you can't see the serial number anyway.

44 posted on 01/18/2010 1:58:36 PM PST by Never on my watch (Hatred is a tenet of the Liberal faith.)
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To: stormer
Anyone advocating Trijicon losing it's contract over this should be brought up on charges of High Treason and speedily executed after a fair and public trial.

Those scopes have saved more American lives than any other small arm advance in the last 100 years.

45 posted on 01/18/2010 2:02:26 PM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Never on my watch

You’d think they might want to do a little real reporting, like on the murder of priests in Iraq and the ethnic cleansing of Christians.


46 posted on 01/18/2010 2:06:22 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck.)
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To: Mad Dawg
But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness.

Thunder and lightning just seemed a little more apropos. Smirky, though. And the makers seem to be serious Christians to go by the few other verses. If you must kill your fellow man, better to be reverent in your belieff.

47 posted on 01/18/2010 2:11:48 PM PST by heartwood
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To: Never on my watch
WWJD

"What would Jesus do?"

With a rifle?!! LOL!

48 posted on 01/18/2010 2:11:58 PM PST by James C. Bennett
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To: James C. Bennett
"What would Jesus do?"

With a rifle?!! LOL!

I thought that was funny too.

He probably wouldn't need to do much. I imagine it would be game changer if the muzzies found themselves at the business end of rifle held by Jesus.

49 posted on 01/18/2010 2:19:23 PM PST by Never on my watch (Hatred is a tenet of the Liberal faith.)
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To: Eagles6
Only possible reason that abc is running this story is to drive a wedge between the US Military and Iraqi and Afghan "allies".

Treason, pure and simple.

Right on the money.

50 posted on 01/18/2010 2:34:32 PM PST by TigersEye (It's the Marxism, stupid!)
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