My brother Raj sent me this link describing a group of riders who travel the country defending the honor of those fallen in Iraq from nut-job Christians who think God is punishing the US for allowing homosexuality. I didn't know whether to cry seeing the types of religious idiots we now harbor in America, or to smile knowing that some people will go to great effort to support our military. I guess both are appropriate. From the article:
They call themselves the Patriot Guard Riders, and they are more than 5,000 strong, forming to counter anti-gay protests held by the Rev. Fred Phelps at military funerals.
Phelps believes American deaths in Iraq are divine punishment for a country that he says harbors homosexuals. His protesters carry signs thanking God for so-called IEDs -- explosives that are a major killer of soldiers in Iraq.