Mikey

“Reviled by the radical fundamentalist Christian far-right, Mikey has been given many names by his enemies including “Satan”, “Satan’s lawyer”, “the Antichrist”, “That Godless, Secular Leftist”, “Antagonizer of All Christians”, “Most Dangerous Man in America” and “Field General of the Godless Armies of Satan”.”
I prefer……Dip Shit.

(name withheld)


 

Dear Dipshit,

You’ve got an odd taste in nick names.  I would probably stick to (name withheld) if I were you.  If you really need help coming up with something better I’m sure we can help.  There’s really no need to out yourself as a dipshit when introducing yourself.

Blake A. Page
Military Religious Freedom Foundation
Special Assistant to the President
Director of US Army Affairs


Classy reply! At least Mikey had the decency to reply himself. There’s a reason why you’re an assistant.

(name withheld)


Dear (name withheld)

Glad you liked it!  I was sure someone with your exquisite tastes would appreciate it.

Blake Page


 

Don’t you have a bible hiding in a desk somewhere to look for, Blank A. SPECIAL assistant?

(name withheld)


 

Dear (name withheld),

Haha.  Oh you’re good.  Keep this up though and I’ll have to tell your teacher how mean you’ve been and she might take away your recess privileges for the next week.

Why did you waste the energy apologizing for your childish note, pretend to site interest in a real conversation, only to follow it up with this silliness?

Blake Page


Dear (name withheld),

I’ll be forwarding your email to the following military personnel whom we rely on for their expertise on religion in the military and let them know you consider them dip shits:
MRFF Board Members

Major William E. Barker – As well as overseeing JROTC operations as District Military Instructor for Albuquerque Public Schools, the 28th largest school district in the country, U.S. Marine Corps Major Barker is the Chairman of New Mexico’s 1st District Democrat Congresswoman Michelle Lujan-Grisham’s Academy Selection Team and was recently appointed to the Albuquerque Police Oversight Commission representing City Council District 9.

Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV – The last American official to confront Saddam Hussein before the 1990 Gulf War, he has had a 20-plus year career in Intl. relations, and held numerous senior government appointments, including Special Asst. to President Clinton and Sr. Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council.

MRFF Advisory Board Members (Past and present military personnel)

Edie Disler– PhD, Lt Col (Ret), is a 25 year veteran of the Air Force who served as an ICBM crewmember, an Executive Support Officer to the Secretary of Defense, a conventional arms control inspector, a speechwriter, and USAFA faculty professor.

Robert S. Dotson–Retired brigadier general.

Robert T. Herres– A Naval Academy graduate with a 36 year career in the United States Air Force, he also served a three-year assignment as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the first to hold that position. (December 1, 1932 – July 24, 2008)

Kristen Leslie – An Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at Yale Divinity School and consultant to the United States Air Force Academy on religious matters.

Eagle Man, Ed McGaa – Is an enrolled Oglala Sioux tribal member, OST 15287. After serving in Korea, he earned an undergraduate degree from St. Johns University, MN. He then later rejoined the Marine Corps to become a fighter pilot.

Rev. MeLinda Morton – An ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). She is a former Chaplain in the United States Air Force, most recently serving at the United States Air Force Academy.

George Reed – A faculty member in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego. Before joining the faculty in 2007 he served for 27 years as a military police officer including six as the Director of Command and Leadership Studies at the U.S. Army War College.

AA “Tony” Verrengia  – A retired Air Force Brigadier General, He was a Master Navigator that served in air transport operations positions for many years.

John Whiteside – He is one of only a few military aviators to possess both Senior Command Air Force wings and aircraft carrier qualified Naval Aviator wings, in addition to having been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism in combat during Operation Desert Storm.

Lawrence Wilkerson – Distinguished Visiting Professor of Government and Public Policy at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA. His last position in government was as Secretary of State Colin Powell’s Chief of Staff (2002-05).

I’m also notifying the rest of the Advisory Board, volunteers and supporters (244 in total) of the (MRFF) of whom 80% are Christians and the 96% of our 43, 021 soldier clients whom are Christians, that you consider us dip shits, too. 
You parroted the media and Christian organizations; “Reviled by the radical fundamentalist Christian far-right, Mikey has been given many names by his enemies including “Satan”, “Satan’s lawyer”, “the Antichrist”, “That Godless, Secular Leftist”, “Antagonizer of All Christians”, “Most Dangerous Man in America” and “Field General of the Godless Armies of Satan”.”
 
You forgot the lies that Mikey also sits on Obama’s Cabinet and is a consultant to the Pentagon. 
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) does NOT act on its own but at the request of our soldiers’ and their complaints of the blatant disregard and trampling of the Constitution and the Military Code of Justice; blurring the lines between the separation of church and state. Every complaint is vetted by Mikey who was a JAG lawyer at the Air Force Academy for 10 years; worked in the West Wing under Ronald Reagan; and held positions in private practice. 
Our military is secular – which includes those of other faiths or no belief system – and it must not advance one religion over another or denigrate another religion according to the Constitution, Supreme Court rulings, and the Unified Code of Military Justice.
As defenders of the Constitution we fight for the separation of church and state.
The military breaks the following laws – which they are well aware of – on a regular basis. When they do this they get the full force of Mikey and the MRFF.
“…but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.” (Article I, III)
This means that from the President to Congress to the military – no one’s job is based on their religion.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion (Establishment Clause), or prohibiting the free exercise thereof (Free Exercise Clause).”(First Amendment)
The Establishment Clause means that you cannot favor one religion over another even though it is in the majority. This clause respects the RIGHTS of all religions. Our military is SECULAR and there are people of other faiths or no faith that don the uniform that love this country. 
The Free Exercise Clause (which comes after the Establishment Clause and is subservient to it) means that our soldiers are free to exercise any religion they want or no religion at all but cannot elevate one God above others.
“Because religious belief, or non-belief, is such an important part of every person’s life, freedom of religion affects every individual. Religious institutions that use government power in support of themselves and force their views on persons of other faiths, or of no faith, undermine all our civil rights. Moreover, state support of an established religion tends to make the clergy unresponsive to their own people, and leads to corruption within religion itself. Erecting the “wall of separation between church and state,” therefore, is absolutely essential in a free society.” Thomas Jefferson, to the Virginia Baptists (1808) ME 16:320.
This is his second known use of the term “wall of separation,” here quoting his own use in the Danbury Baptist letter.
The wording of the original was several times upheld by the Supreme Court as an accurate description of the Establishment Clause.
Jefferson’s concept of “separation of church and state” first became a part of Establishment Clause jurisprudence in Reynolds v. U.S., 98 U.S. 145 (1878). In that case, the court examined the history of religious liberty in the US, determining that while the constitution guarantees religious freedom, “The word ‘religion’ is not defined in the Constitution. We must go elsewhere, therefore, to ascertain its meaning and nowhere more appropriately, we think, than to the history of the times in the midst of which the provision was adopted.” The court found that the leaders in advocating and formulating the constitutional guarantee of religious liberty were James Madison and Thomas Jefferson. Quoting the “separation” paragraph from Jefferson’s letter to the Danbury Baptists, the court concluded that, “coming as this does from an acknowledged leader of the advocates of the measure, it may be accepted almost as an authoritative declaration of the scope and effect of the amendment thus secured.
In 1878 “separation of church and state” became part of the Establishment Clause BY LAW.
The Supreme Court heard the Lemon v. Kurtzman case in 1971 and ruled in favor of the Establishment Clause.
Subsequent to this decision, the Supreme Court has applied a three-pronged test to determine whether government action comports with the Establishment Clause, known as the Lemon Test.
Government action violates the Establishment Clause unless it:
1. Has a significant secular (i.e., non-religious) purpose,
2. Does not have the primary effect of advancing or inhibiting religion,
3. Does not foster excessive entanglement between government and religion.
Parker v. Levy: 
“This Court has long recognized that the military is, by necessity, a specialized society separate from civilian society… While the members of the military are not excluded from the protection granted by the First Amendment, the different character of the military community and of the military mission requires a different application of those protections. … The fundamental necessity for obedience, and the consequent necessity for imposition of discipline, may render permissible within the military that which would be constitutionally impermissible outside it… Speech [to include religious speech] that is protected in the civil population may nonetheless undermine the effectiveness of response to command.  If it does, it is constitutionally unprotected. (Emphasis added) Parker v. Levy, 417 U.S. 733, 1974
The sign is written speech on a military base and is not protected by the constitution.
 
I hope this clears up the lies, omissions and distortions that you have read.
 
Pastor Joan
MRFF Advisory Board Member

I didn’t apologize to you Blank, SPECIAL assistant, I actually received a reply for Mikey stating he preferred to be called……Mikey……. You, you’re nothing but a paid shrill who answers HIS emails. Your created position is proof that qualification are not required to be paid and that everyone is employable even if it’s just to keep them from prostituting themselves.

 

I’m sorry if you were diddled by your father when you were growing up but, you must eventually get over it.

(name withheld)


 

 

Dear (name withheld),

I’m a volunteer for MRFF.  Actually a small business owner in my day job.  I can see you’re deeply disturbed.  Hope therapy is going well.  I’ll pray for you!

Blake Page

Whatever Blank. Ummmmm, I don’t think I’m the one who is disturbed, quitter!

 

https://charlesclymer.wordpress.com/2012/12/06/the-truth-about-cadet-blake-page-and-why-west-point-is-not-anti-atheist/

(name wihheld)


 

 

I’m not the one fantasizing about incestual child rape chief

Blake Page


 

 

Put your big boy pants on Blake. Are you going to play the victim here like West Point? At least I never quit the military.

(name withheld)


 

Hey hey hey, look who remembered my name!  I’m proud of you for taking the first step towards a real conversation.  I’m no victim.  Wasn’t a victim when I left West Point.  I fight publicly and aggressively for what I believe is right.  Do you have any genuine questions, or do you just want to keep up our friendly banter indefinitely and in no direction?

Blake Page


 

(name withheld), you’re welcome to continue calling names, if that’s the level at which you prefer to communicate, but I’m not sure any purpose is served by it.

I note you’ve had an exchange with another MRFF supporter and possibly more. Contrary to your assertion about hearing from a “paid shrill” (sic), those of us who support the work of the MRFF do so on a volunteer basis because we, unlike you, see the importance in defending the separation of church and state and realize Mikey has plenty on his hands without having to deal with every communication that comes his way, critical or otherwise.

Let me go back to a couple of points you’ve made in the exchanges above. You suggested in one that the work of the MRFF is “slowly stripping us of our identity.” Our work, as I just suggested, is about ensuring that all belief systems are given the same respect by the government, in this case the military. And that is accomplished by defending the separation of church and state, so that our government is not seen as promoting or favoring one belief system over another. I should think that for a man of your intelligence that would be an easy concept to grasp.

If, however, you believe, as you imply here, that a commitment to Christianity is part of “our identity,” you have a far more narrow concept of America than the majority of the Founders intended.

Per another comment, we have no “need to eliminate everything Christian in our country.” Over 95% of our clients, members and supporters are in fact Christian, but they are able to quite easily comprehend the fact that our efforts are not in any way anti-Christian but are in fact protecting their right to their beliefs, exactly as it does for everyone else.

If, however, you don’t understand the danger to our troops and our country created by associating them and their efforts with the Crusades at a time when some terrorists are claiming the intentions of the West include the conquering of the East and the destruction of Islam, I’m afraid there’s nothing I can offer that might help you.

Best,

Mike Farrell

(MRFF Board of Advisors)


 

 

Mr. Farrell,

It’s nice that you call me out for “calling people names” while ignoring the one who started it. Mr. Page is the one who felt the need to reply to an email intended for whom ever wrote the article I commented on. It’s so typical of leftist organization to ignore the 1st stone thrown.

Dear Dipshit,

You’ve got an odd taste in nick names.  I would probably stick to (name withheld) if I were you.  If you really need help coming up with something better I’m sure we can help.  There’s really no need to out yourself as a dipshit when introducing yourself.

Blake  A. Page
Military Religious Freedom Foundation
Special Assistant to the President
Director of US Army Affairs

“Reviled by the radical fundamentalist Christian far-right, Mikey has been given many names by his enemies including “Satan”, “Satan’s lawyer”, “the Antichrist”, “That Godless, Secular Leftist”, “Antagonizer of All Christians”, “Most Dangerous Man in America” and “Field General of the Godless Armies of Satan”.” 
I was simply adding “Dip Shit” to the list of names that MFO is promoting on their webpage.
I also find it interesting that your organization harasses the military for something YOU find offensive but most Americans do not. I should think that a person of your intelligence would understand that.
“If, however, you don’t understand the danger to our troops and our country created by associating them and their efforts with the Crusades at a time when some terrorists are claiming the intentions of the West include the conquering of the East and the destruction of Islam, I’m afraid there’s nothing I can offer that might help you.
 
The danger to our troops are liberal politicians and the people that elect them. If you and your organization can’t understand that, No one can help you.
 
Respectfully,
 
(name withheld)
Concerned American citizen of what direction this country is headed.

….like most ignorant and cowardly bullies you can dish it out but can’t take it, sport……you cast the first stone with your use of “Dip Shit” to describe me….your pathetic attempt to walk that back now are utterly useless…..if you’d like to consider apologizing for casting the first ad hominem stone, such contrition will be considered…
Mikey Weinstein

And who’s the Bully now? You get all your friends to respond for you! Pathetic!
(name withheld)

…we’re done little ignorant cowardly fool……education is the key here……it can still help you….don’t give up on earning that GED, jack…..I’m pulling for you, chump….!!   🙂
Mikey Weinstein

Dear (name withheld),
Concerned American Citizen of what direction this country is headed? What?

You are difficult to follow.

You seem to have suggested that Mr. Page’s response by throwing back your reference to Mr. Weinstein as a “dipshit” was “the first stone thrown” while excusing your own vulgarity by claiming it to be the innocent act of “simply adding… to the list…”

I would think that to be a transparently shallow and cheap attempt to avoid responsibility, even for you. But when your next sentence includes your claim that the MRFF is a “leftist organization,” your talent for self-delusion becomes clear.

I find it interesting that you consider our correcting inappropriate, illegal and sometimes colossally stupid acts on the part of some in the military – acts that are, when pointed out, recognized as wrong and corrected by their superiors – to be harassment. But when you next imply that you speak for “most Americans,” it becomes clear that your delusion is one of grandeur.

And what becomes crystal clear through your tortured prose is that it’s a waste of time on the part of anyone at the MRFF to bother trying to deal with you rationally.

Bye now.

Mike Farrell

(MRFF Board of Advisors)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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