Only days after Barack Obama coined the phrase ‘self-radicalized,’ along comes anti-Christian extremist Mikey Weinstein, president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation with a bone-jarring proposition to make criminals and worse out of any military servicemen who share their faith in Christ with others in their ranks.
Adding a new category to the ever-burgeoning list of PC-generated phobias, now we may add the term ‘fundamentalist-phobia’ to help America become a nation of properly-parsing phenoms who fantasize that America is under attack by mere words and phrases.
With Korea threatening to nuke us, Iran threatening to nuke everyone, and anti-American sentiment on the rise everywhere else, it seems good to know we have finally identified the real enemy – the fundamentalist Christians who share their faith. If we hurry to criminalize, prosecute, and put them all in jail, the nation has a fighting chance. (No, I am not trying to get a job as a staff writer for Mad Magazine, and no humor is intended here.) This is America today!
In a Huffington Post article, Weinstein said, “Today, we face incredibly well-funded gangs of fundamentalist Christian monsters who terrorize their fellow Americans by forcing their weaponized and twisted version of Christianity upon their helpless subordinates in our nation’s armed forces.”
Atheist activism coupled with liberalism is being boosted and spurred by the policies of the White House these days, but the use of the word ‘weaponized’ has connotations of extremism written all over it.
What a twist. The moral guides of the scripture such as the clear teaching that homosexuality is sinful and perverted are now considered by secular liberals to be metaphorical or anachronistic at best. But the one reference to Christians being armed, which is metaphorical (Eph 6: 13-19), is now taken as literal. The deep confusion Godlessness creates has never been more apparent.
Weinstein’s radicalism has been noted and condemned by many people and organizations, and Citizen Link’s Judicial Analyst Bruce Hausknecht has said that the Congress should reject the extremism in these views. The Family Research Council has started a petition drive to ask Defense Sec. Chuck Hagel to refuse to engage Weinstein in military policy-making.
Weinstein said “This is a national security threat. What is happening…is spiritual rape and what the Pentagon needs to understand is that it is sedition and treason. It should be punished.” Speaking generally, Feinstein used words like “rape”, “sedition,” and “treason”; but on a more personal level, he referred to Franklin Graham (son of Evangelist Billy Graham) in even lower terms. He said Graham “is a fundamentalist – a total enemy of the Constitution – an absolutely incredible Islamophobe.”
Obama’s handpicked advisor to Chuck Hagel seems to be a self-radicalized person rather than a good choice to be advising anyone at any level of government. Why are we no longer surprised by Obama appointees?
Be it the Pentagon, Hagel, or Weinstein, two things will become apparent to them all in short notice.
Firstly, if Feinstein can successfully push the Pentagon to adopt his obvious onslaught of the constitutional freedom of religion in the military, untold thousands will not be seeking to serve in the future.
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