"The world is not a lodging-house at Brighton, which we are to leave because it is miserable. It is the fortress of our family, with the flag flying on the turret, and the more miserable it is the less we should leave it."
-G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
This here blog is a glimpse or two or three at the condition of the 'fortress of our family' through the eyes Timothy Goddard, a Christian writer with an unhealthy interest in politics living in the Puget Sound area.
Yee Olde Analysis* Phil Carter at Intel Dump has referenced and added to my hypothesizing about Captain Yee's motives in relation to the article he wrote. Phil suggests that
Putting theological and political debates aside for a second, this is really interesting language to be coming from a U.S. Army chaplain -- regardless of faith. He may have legitimate points to make about Americans' attitudes towards Muslims, and the effect of our ignorance on our tactics and strategy. However, it appears odd to me that an Army chaplain would be the guy to make those arguments. He's part of the team, and not supposed to play the devil's advocate (in any sense).
He goes on to theorize that this article--and possibly the alleged espionage--were in reaction to anti-muslim attitudes at Gitmo.
(* Other possible bad-pun titles: "Go Yee" and "Yee gods!" Rejected because they made no sense) Posted by Timothy10:02 AM
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