Heard a very different take on gays in the military this morning. A Colonel about to receive his first star but instead decided to retire stated, "When I joined the military gays were banned. Some years later they were allowed to join under a don't ask don't tell policy. Now Congress is pushing to allow them to join and remain openly gay. I've decided to retire before being gay becomes mandatory."
lol, so he's saying gays have no choice after all (at least not in the future military) Maybe that idea will catch on...
More than likely. I guess he felt free to say what he truly thought as he was retiring anyway.
by Ruben Rivera 8 years ago
I am in the Marines and I truly believe everyone has the right to serve their country in the Armed forces. The only issue I have the fact that the military mentality would make it very hard to start the process of allowing gays to serve openly in the military.I serve around young Marines and...
by fallsfella 8 years ago
The Dumbocrats are at it again. Now they have hurried through a vote to repeal the "Dopn't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. What do these people think with? It sure isn't the brains the Good Lord gave them. Do these people know or care what they aqre doing? I served...
by thirdmillenium 2 years ago
It is burgeoing too. Would this lead to a likely groupings within sections or tensions between gays and other members in a section?
by platinumOwl4 4 years ago
Why should gays want to be admitted into the boy scouts?If they are that interested in such an organization, start a similar one for gays. They should not want to disrupt an organization for boys and started for boys. It is the same for the military there are some duties that are more suitable for...
by Credence2 12 months ago
Just wondering, why is the Trump Administration so tight lipped on the question?
by rhamson 3 years ago
and select individuals. This is a conversation Robert Reich had with a person in the Office of the US trade representatives.“I’d like to see the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal,” I told the person I reached in the office of the U.S. trade representatives.“I’m sorry,”...
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