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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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To: markomalley

‘Civil rights’ destroying our nation one brick at a time.


51 posted on 09/22/2010 7:18:26 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: markomalley

Homosexual “rights” and religious liberty are NOT compatible, period.


52 posted on 09/22/2010 7:21:52 AM PDT by AnalogReigns
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To: Altura Ct.
>>What country was that again?
 
The one that was deceived by into confusing Fatal Liberality  with Liberty.

53 posted on 09/22/2010 7:25:08 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: pallis
Maybe Christians should avoid the military.

I think the time is coming when, like the Christians of the Roman empire, we should.

Roman soldiers were required to perform worship to the Emperor as proof of loyalty. Hence Christians avoided going into the Roman military.

Similarly too, the Democrats are trying to force Christians to perform worship at the altar of sexual perversion...as proof of our "loyalty."

If Christians are forced out of the military due to our moral stance, let's see how long our Republic will last...

54 posted on 09/22/2010 7:28:57 AM PDT by AnalogReigns
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To: dsc

I understand that, technically he was in a hazardous fire zone. I have 58 months of that, but it doesn’t mean I was actually in combat. There is a huge difference between the combat seen by Congressman Hunter and the ‘combat’ seen by Congressman Mark Kirk. Hunter led men on the ground under fire, Kirk happened to be in the area.


55 posted on 09/22/2010 10:24:23 AM PDT by MSF BU (++)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw
Sadly, the way you characterize Bostick may be correct. Compare him with a real leader like General Pace.
56 posted on 09/22/2010 10:26:59 AM PDT by MSF BU (++)
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To: Northern Yankee

“continues to be ignorant about the moral philsophy of most Christians.”

Given that he’s an affirmative-action general, I doubt that he has the candlepower to understand these arguments. I think he’s just parroting arguments that were handed to him.

Probably in a PowerPoint presentation.


57 posted on 09/22/2010 1:01:56 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: LomanBill

One indivudual,whose daughter is a lesbian,said “who’s to say the gays are wrong and that we are right?” I said nothing because I didn’t want to start any trouble. I was the only person in the class (there were 5 of us)who was against homosexuality. There was a gayer-than-gay student (we were enrolled in a beauty school)who would come in for facials on a regular basis. I don’t think he even paid for them! We could only get so many before we had to start paying for them.At any rate he carried a suede purse with those fringes that hang off the side,and he wore make-up. During one of those many facials he’d get he said “I never thought I could enjoy being touched by a woman.” Everone else laughed but I rolled my eyes.He even said that he pees sitting down! When I asked why he said “it’s the girl in me”Give me a break.


58 posted on 09/22/2010 1:19:42 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
>>“who’s to say the gays are wrong and that we are right?”
 
 
"I KNOW BUT ONE CODE OF MORALITY FOR MEN WHETHER ACTING SINGLY OR COLLECTIVELY"
--
Thomas Jefferson
 
Nature is to say.
 
It's a simple matter of reproductive fitness.   Fitness being measured via multiple generations of viable offspring.
 
Without technology or surrogate assistance, the reproductive fitness of homosexuals is ZERO.



59 posted on 09/22/2010 8:11:33 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: markomalley

If all Christians were to not enlist or re-enlist, who would fight Obama’s war?


60 posted on 09/22/2010 10:23:00 PM PDT by mckenzie7 (Democrats = Trough Sloppers!)
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To: LomanBill

I wanted to say that but I held my tongue.I really didn’t want to start any trouble and be viewed as a homophobe. That’s what one will be called if they disagree with homosexuality.Their view is the only right one.Freedom of speech goes both ways!


61 posted on 09/23/2010 1:19:15 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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To: markomalley; wagglebee

So Obama’s Brave New Military is willing to permit violent jihadist Islamic supremacists in the ranks in the name of diversity but shows intolerance for Christians who believe homosexuality is still a sin as it has been for thousands of years.


62 posted on 09/27/2010 10:47:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask yourself,where does Saudi Arabia fit on a scale of "passive" to "moderate" to "extremist" Islam?)
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To: markomalley
"..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.

The sex positive agenda as espoused by Reich, Kinsey, SEICUS, Planned Parenthood and others is about ending ALL moral judgements over ALL sexual pairings regardless of sex, age, relation, marital status, number, or species of partners. They consider abstinence to be unhealthy as it is a supression of sexual desires. They believe the orgasm to be a birthright to be enjoyed by everyone at every age in any cirmcumstance without judgement.

They also deride Christianity specifically as being "sex negative". So they have established an identity they posit as contrary to another religious view (so what if their religion is atheist secular humanist, it is still a practiced religion to them).

No establishment of THIS religion and supression of all other faiths.

63 posted on 09/27/2010 10:53:19 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask yourself,where does Saudi Arabia fit on a scale of "passive" to "moderate" to "extremist" Islam?)
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To: Armaggedon
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.

Like never before. It's almost surreal what is happening.

64 posted on 12/09/2010 5:37:31 PM PST by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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