8/17/12 – MIKEY’S COLUMN (TRUTHOUT & ALTERNET): Without Concrete Action, New USAF Regulations on Church-State Separation Will be as Useful as a “Football Bat”

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Our criticism of Schwartz’s track record as Chief of Staff hasn’t fallen on entirely deaf ears. As regular readers of this column well know, one of my favorite maxims is a quote from Frederick Douglass: “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” Once again this approach has been universally validated. How? In the form of a new official USAF document. This mandatory USAF directive was issued mere days after my Op-Ed condemnation of Schwartz’s term as CSAF was published. Entitled ” Air Force Instruction 1-1, Air Force Standards ,” this document establishes a uniform standard of conduct within the USAF and serves to underscore the fatally obscure and confusing series of instructional guidelines that had previously been haphazardly spewed across the entirety of the USAF chain of command…

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