Holocaust Jokes & Apocalypse Powerpoints At US Air Force Academy
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"Why was the most popular joke here at the Air Force Academy in 2004 "Why do Jews make the best magicians ?" Anyone know ? Show of hands ?"
You could have heard a pin drop.
Mikey Weinstein called it out:
In 2004, one of the most popular jokes at the US Air Force Academy concerned the incineration of Jews .
One three star general, at the time, ordered his staff to create a powerpoint showing parallels between the prophesy in the Biblical Book of Revelations and ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Wednesday night, Mikey Weinstein, founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, debated Jay Sekulow, of the American Center For Law and Justice at the United States Air Force Academy. Sekulow's ACFLJ billed Sekulow's position in the debate as being in favor of "religious freedom". Oddly, that's Weinstein's position too, more or less. [ listen to the debate ].
Here's the beginning of a transcript of the debate. More on the way soon...