Tomas de Torquemada in the U.S. armed forces | McClatchy
Lawrence Wilkerson, l’ancien chef du personnel de Colin Powell, sur les « fondamentalistes chrétiens » au sein de l’armée US et le soutien qu’ils reçoivent de la part de leur hiérarchie, des médias et du congrès.
About a month ago, I joined the advisory board of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) to replace Glen Doherty, a former Navy SEAL and member of the board who had recently been killed in the Benghazi incident. I was a reluctant recruit, knowing as I did the importance of spiritual solace amid the horrors of battle.
“Why,” I asked myself, “should we meddle with something so important?”
When the MRFF’s director, Mikey Weinstein, allowed me to study the extent and nature of the activities of certain fundamentalists within the ranks of the U.S. Armed Forces - and I poured through records of their obscenities, vicious hatred and other manifestations of their more insidious members’ minds - I changed my mind. That so-called followers of Christ could write and say such things, and their defenders and representatives in the media, Congress and elsewhere could ally with them, made my blood boil.
Now, we have a breed of fundamentalist Christians trying to proselytize our armed forces into hell.
Perhaps worse, we have news media, members of Congress, research councils and a host of what I can only call radical fundamentalist organizations - American Taliban? - who constantly support them, urge them on, and demonize organizations like the MRFF.
Next, we will have the construction of fundamentalist Christian madrassas all across this great land.