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Posted Thursday, November 6, 2008, at 1:46 PM

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This is a great story as far as I'm concerned and I want to share the email from a friend of mine...

A young US Marine was attending some college courses between assignments. He had also completed missions in Afghanistan.

One of the courses had a professor who was a vowed atheist. One day the professor shocked the class when he came in. He looked to the ceiling and flatly stated, 'God, if you are real, then I want you to knock me off this platform. I'll give you exactly 15 minutes.'

The lecture room fell silent. You could hear a pin drop. Ten minutes went by and the professor proclaimed, 'Here I am God. I'm still waiting.'

It got down to the last couple of minutes when the young soldier got out of his chair, went up to the professor, and cold-cocked him, knocking him off the platform. The professor was out cold. The young man went back to his seat and sat there silently. The other students were shocked and stunned and sat there looking on in silence.

The professor eventually came to, & noticeably shaken, looked at the soldier and asked, 'What the hell is the matter with you! Why did you do that?'

Came the reply, 'God was too busy today protecting our soldiers who are protecting your right to talk stupid and act like an asshole. So, He sent me.'

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The prof issued an innvitation.

His invitation was accepted.

End of debate.

-- Posted by HerndonHank on Sat, Nov 29, 2008, at 2:33 AM

The truth is, that in America, goofy, America hating professors, have the right to say and do almost any damn thing they want. It is the people of faith who must keep silent.

As soon as Obama nominates some more Marxists to the Supreme Court, the Bible will be declared hate speech.

In 1959, I doubt there was a Preacher alive who could even fathom, that Americans would slaughter almost fifty million innocent babies in the next forty nine years. I doubt that same preacher would have thought it possible that we'd use marvelous technology, like the internet, to distribute pornography around the world.

That same preacher would be shocked to know that three hundred thousand churches in America, sat on their behinds, and did nothing to stop it.

The fact is, in the past forty nine years, the left in America has nuetered the Christians. You can almost hear the Pastors of America, "oh, please Mr. Evil and Corrupt Government, please don't hurt me! Please don't hurt our tax free status. Please just leave us alone, and we'll keep quiet. We'll go along, just leave us alone."

So, when I hear stories like this one, I take heart.

-- Posted by sameldridge on Sat, Nov 22, 2008, at 9:35 PM

i like how your attempt to make me look foolish, instead clearly shows your lack of reading comprehension. Although i do give you credit for trying to belittle my thinking, if you had simply read instead of read with the intent to mock, you would understand how simple my statement was. Why is it fair in your eyes for a person who shares your beliefs to belittle a person who doesn't, but for a person who doesn't share your beliefs to mock something you believe it is unacceptable?

-- Posted by billybobi on Fri, Nov 14, 2008, at 10:05 AM

Hey there billybobi, Let's see if I have this right. You challenge my right to challenge another persons right to challenge Dick's right to challenge Mikes right, to say what Mike wants to say, that Dick doesn't want Mike to say, but it is OK for someone else to challenge Dicks right to say what he wanted to say, that which you feel he shouldn't say? Whoa!

Trying to figure out your logic, billybobi, makes me dizzy, so I will have to leave your challenge of my right to say, whatever, unanswered.

I do, however wish you Messiah's Shalom. Arley

-- Posted by Navyblue on Thu, Nov 13, 2008, at 10:42 PM

so it wasn't ok for the person to berate dick for his opinion but it was ok for dick to berate mike for his...? seems kind of one sided.. And since when has being a true American meant cold clocking someone for not believing in what you do...nm i guess that was a rhetorical question.

-- Posted by billybobi on Fri, Nov 7, 2008, at 8:19 AM

Wasn't that long ago, most Americans would have done the same thing, say, about fifty years ago. Something seems to have gone wrong with our attitude, and knowledge about how this country was founded, and who keeps it free. Atheist's did not found this country. Cowards do not keep it free. Some, if not many, of our College Professors seem to think, and teach, the lie that all of our founding fathers were atheistic, and our enemies would not do anything if we refused to defend ourselves.

Thanks, Brian, for the article. I stand with the young soldier who carried out God's orders.

If anyone wants to see an example of what I mean, there is an article, right now, in the 'opinion' page, berating Dick Trail for his opinion, by using the same right Dick used, to berate him as if he didn't have that right. At least 'that's the way I see it.'

In service to Messiah, and country. Arley Steinhour

-- Posted by Navyblue on Thu, Nov 6, 2008, at 5:36 PM

Now, that's a real American

-- Posted by Ladyg on Thu, Nov 6, 2008, at 5:16 PM

I love it. This kid is a true "take no shit" American

-- Posted by Justin76 on Thu, Nov 6, 2008, at 2:08 PM

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