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  • Wounded Marine, 1st Lieutenant Clebe McClary, ‘Too Evangelical’ For Air Force Academy

    01/22/2011 4:23:01 PM PST · by Sad Hill · 86 replies · 1+ views
    Sad Hill News ^ | 01.22.2011 | Sad Hill
    Marine 1st Lt. Clebe McClary Next, they'll be trying to snuff out officers who are too straight, or too white... (Gazette) A religious rights group is calling for the removal of the Air Force Academy’s top officer after a flap over a speaker planned for a February prayer luncheon at the school.The Military Religious Freedom Foundation says the academy’s choice of retired Marine 1st Lt. Clebe McClary shows that superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould remains tilted toward evangelical Christianity and tolerates an environment where proselytizing is accepted.Lt. Gen. Mike Gould“We’re done,” said academy graduate Mikey Weinstein, the foundation’s founder and...
  • Jewish Leader Blasts 'Religious Right'

    11/19/2005 3:40:09 PM PST · by Alouette · 252 replies · 3,593+ views
    AP ^ | Nov. 19, 2005 | Kristen Hays
    HOUSTON - The leader of the largest branch of American Judaism blasted conservative religious activists in a speech Saturday, calling them "zealots" who claim a "monopoly on God" while promoting anti-gay policies akin to Adolf Hitler's. Rabbi Eric Yoffie, president of the liberal Union for Reform Judaism, said "religious right" leaders believe "unless you attend my church, accept my God and study my sacred text you cannot be a moral person." "What could be more bigoted than to claim that you have a monopoly on God?" he said during the movement's national assembly in Houston, which runs through Sunday. The...
  • Minister Lapid Warns Rabbis: Patience is Thin (Megalomaniac Fascist Alert)

    10/24/2004 10:05:53 AM PDT · by Alouette · 22 replies · 567+ views
    Justice Minister Yosef (Tommy) Lapid issued a warning to rabbis who express their opinion that uprooting Jews is a violation of Jewish law - they may face criminal charges. Speaking at a gathering of the Israel Bar Association last night, Lapid said, "I send from here a warning: there is a limit to the patience of the [legal] system for people, be they rabbis or not, who are seditious, and place kippah-wearing [i.e., religious] soldiers in an emotional bind, and endanger the army." While the minister noted that he doesn't wish to "belittle the pain or sorrow of those who...