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Needy Airmen Receive Free 'Turkeys for Christ' From Law-Breaking Evangelical Slaughterhouse

Chris Rodda | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Chris Rodda

In spite of having no regard for federal laws, House of Raeford has received nearly $100 million in government contracts from the Department of Agriculture from the Department of Agriculture from 2006 to 2012.

Hey General Petraeus, How's That 'Spiritual Fitness' Stuff Working For You?

Chris Rodda | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

I hate hypocrites. And the first word that came to mind when I heard about David Petraeus's extramarital affair was "hypocrite."

Evolution in the Chaplain Corps?

Mike Farrell | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Mike Farrell

Today, a huge percentage of our military chaplains present themselves as fevered salesmen for a fundamentalist version of Christianity rather than as simple, caring souls with a willingness to listen and no attached quid pro quo.

The Lies You'll Probably Be Hearing About MRFF and the Military Bibles

Chris Rodda | Posted 08.15.2012 | Media
Chris Rodda

Last week, we found out that all four branches of the military have now revoked permission from Holman Bible Publishers, a subsidiary of LifeWay, the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, to use the official U.S. armed forces branch emblems on their military Bibles.

Marine Corps Lawyers Claim Crusades Weren't a Religious War

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Apparently the General Counsel of the Commandant of the Marine Corps doesn't think the crusades were religious!

Marines Return to Being "Crusaders"

Chris Rodda | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Under new leadership, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 is going back to being the "Crusaders," complete with an insignia of a crusader shield with a big red cross on it and a crusader knight as its mascot.

Christian Air Force General Doesn't Expect His Subordinates Not To Do Dumb Things

Chris Rodda | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Last week, when Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, the new head of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), held a commander's call to introduce himself to DISA's employees, the new boss showed a PowerPoint presentation that included the 18 rules he lives by.

Yes, There Is a Base in Afghanistan Named "Aryan," and It Is Spelled "Aryan"

Chris Rodda | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Despite the Defense Department's insistence that a base in Afghanistan is named "Arian" with an "i," it's not. It is absolutely named "Aryan" with a "y," a name that had already raised concerns among some, but those concerns were just joked about and ultimately ignored.

Woman Who Would Say that Air Force Chief of Staff is Part of a New Jewish Holocaust to Speak at Air Force Base

Chris Rodda | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Scott Air Force Base in Illinois will be holding its annual National Prayer Breakfast. The guest speaker this year will be Esther Jungreis, a Holocaust survivor who founded the international Hineni movement in 1973 to discourage intermarriage and Jewish participation in cults.

Mikey Weinstein, A Traitor in the War on Christmas

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Over the past few months, I've been faced with the utter irony of splitting my time between dealing with the steady stream of lies about my boss and the organization I work for being part of the so-called war on Christmas.

Southern Baptists Admit That They Oppose Religious Equality In The Military

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Well, it doesn't get any clearer than this. In an article from the Baptist Press, the news arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Southern Baptists have finally come right out and admitted that they oppose religious equality in the U.S. military.

The "Psychological Projection" of the ACLJ

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

n an article yesterday on the ACLJ website, specifically going after Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), David French puts the 'poor bullied Christians' spin on the Pendleton cross controversy.

U.S. Military Program Teaches Foreign Military Students That Liberals Subverted America's Judeo-Christian Heritage

Chris Rodda | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The military is well aware of the influence it can exert on the foreign students in its IMSO program, and that it is what these students are taught that will be taken back with them to their home countries as a "true" picture of America.

Air Force Academy Cadets Decide They Must Pretend To Be Fundamentalist Christians

Chris Rodda | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

A group of Air Force cadets tells MRFF that they decided to resort to doing whatever they had to do to play the role of the "right kind" of Christian cadets, all the while living in constant fear of being "outed."

Air Force Academy Was Against Chief Of Staff's Religious Neutrality Edict Before It Was For It

Chris Rodda | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

As late as three days ago, September 26, the leadership at the U.S. Air Force Academy was still unwilling to distribute a watershed memorandum issued by Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz on "Maintaining Government Neutrality Regarding Religion."

Air Force Academy Apparently Finds Wild Cow Milking More Important Than Religious Freedom

Chris Rodda | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Is it any wonder that cadets and staff at the Air Force Academy have lost all faith (no pun intended) in the Academy's leadership?

Thank You General Schwartz for Finally Putting Your 4-Star Foot Down

Chris Rodda | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

For years, MRFF has been saying that if the military would only start paying equal attention and giving equal weight to both the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause, many of the problems being reported by our service members would solve themselves.

Texas Senator Demands That Air Force Answer to Him on Pulling of "Jesus Loves Nukes" Training

Chris Rodda | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Upon the revelation of this second completely inappropriate Air Force training presentation, the Air Force has now decided to review all of its ethics training materials. That should make Senator Cornyn's head explode.

A Spiritually Transformed Military with Ambassadors for Christ in Uniform

Chris Rodda | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Unlike the other fundamentalist Christian para-church military ministries, which employ retired military personnel to be their "insiders," about 80 percent of Officers' Christian Fellowship members are true insiders.

How Much Money Could the Department of Defense Save if it Stopped Trying to Save Souls?

Chris Rodda | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

When the average American thinks of military spending on religion, they probably think only of the money spent on chaplains and chapels. But that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Michael Savage Attacks Mikey Weinstein Over Stopping of Air Force "Jesus Loves Nukes" Training

Chris Rodda | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Michael Savages rant against Mikey Weinstein this week included some remarks that were apparently so offensive that they even had to be edited out of even a show as offensive as his.

Writers Cited in Breivik Manifesto Have Spoken at U.S. Military Colleges as Anti-Terrorism Experts

Chris Rodda | Posted 09.27.2011 | World
Chris Rodda

Just how much did the constant validation of Islamophobic ideas by the likes of Brigitte Gabriel, Walid Shoebat, and Robert Spencer play a role in Breivik's ultimate decision to actually carry out his terrorist attacks?

Extremely Unctuous

Mike Farrell | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics
Mike Farrell

How could religious zealots possibly infiltrate and gain control over our military? Well, for one, you might start with the military academies at West Point and Air Force Academy and Annapolis.

The 'Gamble Report' -- A Defeat for Mikey Weinstein and His Forces of Satan?

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

In its latest attempt to give the appearance of concern about complaints of religious intolerance, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) recently conducted a five-day "investigation" that (big surprise) found that there were no problems at all.

Muslim Soldiers Say Army's False Accusations Ruined Their Lives

ABC News | JOSEPH RHEE and CHRIS CUOMO | Posted 07.13.2011 | Religion

Five Muslims who joined the Army to work as military translators say their lives and careers were ruined after they were falsely accused of trying to ...