U.S. military ‘hostile’ to Christians under Obama; morale, retention devastated

Michael Berry, senior counsel at the Liberty Institute, a Texas-based legal organization dedicated to defending religious liberty in America, said recent high-profile cases of military chaplains facing punishment for private counseling sessions that reflected the teachings of their religion could cause devout Americans who are qualified for military service to think twice about joining the military.

In December, a chaplain for a Ranger training battalion received an administrative letter of concern after a soldier complained that he advocated Christianity and used the Bible during a mandatory unit suicide-prevention training session. The Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers said the chaplain “used his official position to force his personal religious beliefs on a captive military audience” in an article the group posted on its website. Continue reading

Inside the Ring: Directive outlines Obama’s policy to use the military against citizens

A 2010 Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details what critics say is a troubling policy that envisions the Obama administration’s potential use of military force against Americans.

The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use of the Army Corps of Engineers.

The troubling aspect of the directive outlines presidential authority for the use of military arms and forces, including unarmed drones, in operations against domestic unrest. Continue reading

Military chiefs oppose removing commanders from sexual assault probes

This is essentially nothing short of radicals attempting to take control over the nation’s military, through false sex claims. The abrubt dismissals of General Patraeus, AFRICOM Commander General Carter Ham, Rear Admiral Admiral Charles M. Gaouette and many more are more than a random fluke. However, nobody recognizes a coup when they see one and likely nothing will be done to stop the onslaught. Afterall, it’s impossible for this to happen in America.

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin said there may be public confusion about the military’s reporting process. Referring to media reports that there is only one way to report sexual assault, the Michigan Democrat asked each of the military heads at a hearing if there currently are multiple options in addition to notifying a unit commander. They replied yes.

They also told the committee that instances of commanders ignoring their judge advocate generals’ advice in sexual assault cases are extremely rare. Continue reading