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Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick calls Christian soldiers "bigots."
La Salette Journey ^ | 9/20/2010 | Paul Melanson

Posted on 09/20/2010 10:14:13 AM PDT by markomalley


The Washington Times is reporting that Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Army's deputy chief of staff in charge of personnel matters who spoke about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" before several hundred troops at the European Command headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, said: "Unfortunately, we have a minority of service members who are still racists and bigoted and you will never be able to get rid of all of them...But these people opposing this new policy will need to get with the program, and if they can't, they need to get out. No matter how much training and education of those in opposition, you're always going to have those that oppose this on moral and religious grounds just like you still have racists today." Full article here.

Ironically, General Bostick's commentary reveals that he is guilty of the very charge which he levels against Christians who oppose homosexuality. In Slouching Towards Gomorrah, Robert H. Bork writes, "Moral objection to homosexual practices is not the same thing as animus, unless all disapprovals based on morality are to be disallowed as mere animus. Modern liberalism tends to classify all moral distinctions it does not accept as hateful and invalid. Moral views about sexual practices are particularly suspect.." (p. 113).
As I said in a previous post: "..the same radical homosexual activists who continually cry for more "tolerance" are anything but tolerant. This is a spiritual war. The homosexual movement is not a civil rights movement. It is an attempt at moral revolution. An attempt to change people's view of homosexuality.

Writing in the Chicago Free Press, even homosexual activist Paul Varnell admitted this. He wrote, "The fundamental controverted issue about homosexuality is not discrimination, hate crimes or domestic partnerships, but the morality of homosexuality. Even if gays obtain non-discrimination laws, hate crimes law and domestic partnership benefits, those can do little to counter the underlying moral condemnation which will continue to fester beneath the law and generate hostility, fuel hate crimes, support conversion therapies, encourage gay youth suicide and inhibit the full social acceptance that is our goal. On the other hand, if we convince people that homosexuality is fully moral, then all their inclination to discriminate, engage in gay-bashing or oppose gay marriage disappears. Gay youths and adults could readily accept themselves. So the gay movement, whether we acknowledge it or not, is not a civil rights movement, not even a sexual liberation movement, but a moral revolution aimed at changing people's view of homosexuality." (Paul Varnell, "Defending Our Morality," Chicago Free Press, Aug 16, 2000, See here).
Related reading here.


TOPICS: Politics; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: aclumia; antichristian; celebrateperversity; gaystapotactics; homosexualagenda; indoctrination; lavendermafia; politicalcorrectness; reeducationcenters; religiousintolerance; sexpositiveagenda; sin
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1 posted on 09/20/2010 10:14:15 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Kinda gives a different spin on Rules of Engagement.


2 posted on 09/20/2010 10:18:31 AM PDT by dblshot (Insanity - electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: markomalley

“Unfortunately, we have a minority of service members who are still racists and bigoted and you will never be able to get rid of all of them...But these people opposing this new policy will need to get with the program, and if they can’t, they need to get out. No matter how much training and education of those in opposition, you’re always going to have those that oppose this on moral and religious grounds just like you still have racists today.””

Wow. Moral and religious grounds make one bigotted. Jeez, another affirmative action General looking for a political nest to land in. Maybe the LtGen could demonstrate his superior morals and religion by taking in the ass on stage in front of his troops. Typical sell-out Army crap.


3 posted on 09/20/2010 10:20:31 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: markomalley

I miss the good ol’ days when we could call perverts perverted and everyone knew it was true. In this upside down circus we’ve created, Christians are the only outcasts.

I also miss the days when military officers were warriors and not social engineers.

Maybe Christians should avoid the military.


4 posted on 09/20/2010 10:22:28 AM PDT by pallis
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To: markomalley

It’s a good thing our citizens are well armed, I don’t think we can count on our future Army to protect us if these politically correct Powerpoint commandos succeed.


5 posted on 09/20/2010 10:22:44 AM PDT by SC Swamp Fox (Aim small, miss small.)
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To: markomalley

Lt. Gen A-hole


6 posted on 09/20/2010 10:24:03 AM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw
Affirmative action programs only result in unqualified people being awarded jobs where they can then demonstrate their incompetency without fear of being fired.

People like Bostick and the butt-f****** SHOULD be the ones leaving the military.

7 posted on 09/20/2010 10:24:36 AM PDT by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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To: zot; Interesting Times

ping. H’mmm, will this general be counseled like the now retired LTG who is an unabashed Christian was?


8 posted on 09/20/2010 10:25:15 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: markomalley
The general has risen quickly since Obama took office:

May 09 - Feb 10 Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff, United States Army, Washington, DC

Feb 10- Present Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, United States Army, Washington, DC

http://www.armyg1.army.mil/dcsg1bio.asp

9 posted on 09/20/2010 10:27:20 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: markomalley

As a former Army officer, this makes me weep for my country and my Army.


10 posted on 09/20/2010 10:29:35 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: markomalley
The Obama virus of Islamo-Marxist-Chiago Gangsterism is permeating our national body. People will have to choose between God or Satan. This is good. The line is being drawn on earth.
11 posted on 09/20/2010 10:29:49 AM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: markomalley

Glad I am not active duty any longer, bump


12 posted on 09/20/2010 10:30:19 AM PDT by Delta 21 (If you cant tell if I'm being sarcastic...maybe I'm not.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

An army purged of Christians might not have a problem purging Christians in general.


13 posted on 09/20/2010 10:30:19 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: markomalley

“a moral revolution aimed at changing people’s view of homosexuality.”

The sexual revolution worked so what’s to stop this? Satan sure knows what he’s doing.


14 posted on 09/20/2010 10:31:20 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: markomalley

BUMP.


15 posted on 09/20/2010 10:39:56 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (We've got 'em on the run. Double the rate of fire.)
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To: markomalley

This is the problem with affirmative action. You get unqualified morons like this guy.
I figure Bostick must be a McGreevey-style homo, using his family as a front for his “down low” lifestyle.


16 posted on 09/20/2010 10:47:45 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: markomalley

ANYONE who thinks putting OPEN GAYS in the military is too STUPID to be a leader!! PLUS, they are either GAY OR they have gays in their family!!


17 posted on 09/20/2010 10:50:27 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: markomalley

This guy is a general? Oh brother...


18 posted on 09/20/2010 10:51:06 AM PDT by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a pit bull.)
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To: markomalley

Thank you for showing us what arrogant, ignorant bigotry looks like, Gen. Bostick. What will you do for an encore?


19 posted on 09/20/2010 10:53:02 AM PDT by Liberty1970 (http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/lydiablievernicht)
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To: Armaggedon
"The line is being drawn on earth."
20 posted on 09/20/2010 10:57:24 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: markomalley
Yet another douchebag so-called "General" who has not seen one second of combat in his entire career. Germany, Ft. Hood, and Baghdad (as an engineering and personnel adviser), Bostick has far less field experience than does the Alaska GOP nominee Joe Miller. Yet he is in a position to make decisions that will affect every solider in every branch of the Armed Forces.

We are doomed when a bunch of armchair warriors run our military.

21 posted on 09/20/2010 11:18:44 AM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: Ann Archy

Sadly, we have too few leaders anywhere in government. The word “leaders” implies “followers”. And “followers” implies those who *voluntarily* go along. Well, our “leaders” aren’t going anywhere we want to go. Therefore they are “rulers” and “draggers” who are *dragging* us against our will into a hideous societal makeover,


22 posted on 09/20/2010 12:39:13 PM PDT by liberalism is suicide (Communism,fascism-no matter how you slice socialism, its still baloney)
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To: markomalley

Well, they also stuck Amnesty and massive defense cuts into the appropiations bill. They may also stick a bailout into it for municipalities.


23 posted on 09/20/2010 1:40:24 PM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: huldah1776

My view has changed.I USED to think that people were born gay and that it was acceptable.NOT ANYMORE!


24 posted on 09/20/2010 1:57:02 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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To: GreyFriar

He won’t be counseled or retired for his anti-christian bigotry; he will be promoted.


25 posted on 09/20/2010 2:58:22 PM PDT by zot
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To: zot

“He won’t be counseled or retired for his anti-christian bigotry; he will be promoted.”

Better, take him to a ‘Nam Teaparty, aka “fraggin”.


26 posted on 09/20/2010 3:30:01 PM PDT by SonsOfCollins_Wallace ("... if yah ken behr eit" OR "where yah goin William ?.... ")
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To: zot

“He won’t be counseled or retired for his anti-christian bigotry; he will be promoted.”

Better, take him to a ‘Nam Teaparty, aka “fraggin”.


27 posted on 09/20/2010 3:30:22 PM PDT by SonsOfCollins_Wallace ("... if yah ken behr eit" OR "where yah goin William ?.... ")
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To: montag813; markomalley

>>> Yet another douchebag so-called “General” who has not seen one second of combat in his entire career.

Sorta like Ike ?


28 posted on 09/20/2010 10:32:45 PM PDT by tlb
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To: markomalley

In other words devout Catholics, Moslems, Jews, Baptists, Orthodox, etc. leave now or leave your faith at the door. Unless you’re willing to condone the behavior you don’t belong in our military. It would be interesting to look at the background of this guy.


29 posted on 09/21/2010 7:45:39 AM PDT by MSF BU (++)
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To: montag813

Regarding the combat experience, he is wearing a patch on his blues...I don’t know what that indicates.


30 posted on 09/21/2010 7:47:02 AM PDT by MSF BU (++)
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To: markomalley
[you're always going to have those that oppose this on moral and religious grounds ]

You don't have to be a religionist to recognize that abominating nature is sociobiologicaly self-destructive.
 
What about those of us who oppose it because we recognize the implementation of transhumanist/postgenderist doctrine when we see it?  What about those of us who recognize the negative impact of homosexual behavior upon sociobiological fitness?

HUMANS reproduce HETEROsexually - and there is absolutely NO evidence that "normalizing" the abomination of nature is beneficial to the sociobiological fitness of societies that do so.

Sex Evolution and Behavior
 
Quite the opposite, in fact - Every society that has normalized homosexual behavior has destroyed itself.   EVERY Society.

31 posted on 09/21/2010 9:57:13 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

>>My view has changed.I USED to think that people were born gay

My views have changed too.

“And some were Eunuchs from birth”   -  There are congenital reproductive dysfunctions such as XXY and Androgen insensitivity syndrome - for which the afflicted should be treated with compassion.   

However,  treating those folks with compassion is one thing - fascilitating their exploitation by power-seeking activists whose sociopathy extends FAR beyond sexuality - is quite another.

Whether under Pharaohs, Caesars, Popes or Presidents; whether occultly or overtly - The Eunuchs have always coveted the power of those they were inbred to serve.

Example:  http://www.defendthefamily.com/pfrc/books/pinkswastika/html/the_pinkswastika_4th_edition_-_final.htm

 

 


32 posted on 09/21/2010 10:23:08 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill

I feel for those who were born with both male and female sex organs. But that’s different than choosing to engage in a disease-spreading lifestyle. It’s funny;Homos are told that what their doing is OK,yet those who smoke or drink are greatly encouraged to stop. What is wrong with this picture?


33 posted on 09/21/2010 1:46:40 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw; pallis

Understand that this is THE reason to force “acceptance” of homos in the military -

to get the Christians and the conservatives OUT of the military,

in case it’s needed to “suppress an insurrection”, so to speak.


34 posted on 09/21/2010 1:49:32 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: MrB

This day and age I wouldn’t argue for a moment that our military can and will be used to suppress political and ideological dissent. It is the way of tyrants. But I wonder how many members of our military identify themselves as Christians, be they practicing Christians or people who derive their values and beliefs from Christianity. What would our military be without them?


35 posted on 09/21/2010 4:21:33 PM PDT by pallis
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

[But that’s different than choosing to engage in a disease-spreading lifestyle.]

Yep.

It’s a sociopathic exploitation of reproductive dysfunction to effect political coercion.

And activism IS a choice.


36 posted on 09/21/2010 7:53:12 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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37 posted on 09/21/2010 7:54:57 PM PDT by narses ( 'Prefer nothing to the love of Christ.')
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To: pallis

>>What would our military be without them?

http://www.defendthefamily.com/pfrc/books/pinkswastika/html/the_pinkswastika_4th_edition_-_final.htm


38 posted on 09/21/2010 7:56:23 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: markomalley

So who does he expect to fight the war if all of these “bigots” “ get out”?


39 posted on 09/21/2010 7:58:24 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: markomalley

But through the Pentagon, Bostick is denying he ever said anything like that: “The statements attributed to me are inaccurate. I simply did not make those statements. Moreover, as a member of the Department of Defense Comprehensive Review Working Group, I have been extremely careful not to express any views that might influence the integrity of the comprehensive review. I therefore have not expressed any opinions that might suppress the opinions of anyone participating in our discussions. I find the statements falsely attributed to me to be personally reprehensible.”

So is the Washington Times recanting? Nope. Brett Drecker, the paper’s editorial page editor, tells Politico Bostick “either forgot what he said, is confused, or is lying,” citing multiple sources for the quote.


40 posted on 09/21/2010 8:01:35 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: markomalley

Where is the logic in a movement that tells boys who want to be girls they can change... But tells those who struggle with same sex attraction that they were born that way... And therefore can not change.

Tragic... The withdrawal of the hope is the biggest contributing factor to the psychology of suicide... And these ‘advocates’ promote that loss of hope.

Sad.


41 posted on 09/21/2010 8:10:27 PM PDT by rwilson99
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To: SC Swamp Fox

“politically correct Powerpoint commandos”

Good one.


42 posted on 09/22/2010 1:49:22 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: MSF BU

“Regarding the combat experience, he is wearing a patch on his blues...I don’t know what that indicates.”

He’s wearing the 1st Cav patch on his right shoulder. He’s not entitled to do that unless he’s been in combat with them.


43 posted on 09/22/2010 1:58:33 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: MSF BU

No doubt, and homosexual activists in the military would target the chaplains first by demanding communion, couples counseling, etc.


44 posted on 09/22/2010 2:22:39 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: markomalley

Interesting quote from Varnell. I guess this explains why homosexuals began forming their own ‘churches’ about 10 years ago and began to rewrite the Bible to fit their agenda.

Their objective: “So the gay movement, whether we acknowledge it or not, is not a civil rights movement, not even a sexual liberation movement, but a moral revolution aimed at changing people’s view of homosexuality.”


45 posted on 09/22/2010 2:44:50 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: bmwcyle

Unfortunately we have a general who has no idea what the hell he is talking about, and continues to be ignorant about the moral philsophy of most Christians.


46 posted on 09/22/2010 4:18:53 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Delta 21
Amen, brother.

I hear even Chaplains are not allowed to mention God anymore? I hope that's not the case.

47 posted on 09/22/2010 4:20:39 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: pallis
What would our military be without them?

Just exactly what the left intends for them to be - an instrument of oppression.

48 posted on 09/22/2010 5:30:38 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: rwilson99
>>Where is the logic in a movement
 
THE HOMOSEXUAL ROOTS OF THE NAZI PARTY

49 posted on 09/22/2010 7:13:48 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: markomalley

You will obey or we will destroy you.

‘They hate us for our freedoms’. What country was that again?


50 posted on 09/22/2010 7:17:09 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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