Saturday, May 16, 2009

A long way from 1942

As I noted below, in 1942, F.D.R. explicitly stated that our war against the Nazis was being waged for "the Holy Bible and the cross of mercy". See how far we have fallen:
KABUL, May 5 (Reuters) - Bibles in Afghan languages sent to a U.S. soldier at a base in Afghanistan were confiscated and destroyed to ensure that troops did not breach regulations which forbid proselytising, a military spokeswoman said. (Read whole story here.

All I can say about this is that General Mullen and Secretary Gates will receive letters from me next week.

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