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Open comment to Mike Huckabee and Sarah Palin about DADT VANITY
Me, myself, and I | 17 DEC 2010 | Me

Posted on 12/17/2010 10:14:54 AM PST by Sola Veritas

Why aren't you doing something to stop DADT from being repealed?


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Dear Mike and Sarah,

Mike I supported (donations) and voted for you in the primary of 2008. Sarah I vigorously supported McCain for president because you were his VP candidate.

Purportedly, both of you are considering running for POTUS in 2012. I could support either of you because I think we share common moral values. However, I'm starting to question that potential support because of your silence or little said against repealing DADT.

I cannot, as a Christian Evangelical, support either of you in 2012 IF today you do not use your public forums to speak out strongly against the potential repeal this Saturday of DADT by the lame duck congress.

Sir and Ma'am, it is time to show your real values. Taking a strong stand on stopping this nonsense today is called for by those that would ask for Evangelical Christian support. Of course, I can only speak for myself. However, I'm certain there are others just like me. Please don't allow the military to be homosexualized further than it is. Your silence is in fact helping to bring that about. I pray you will act in a proactive way and make it clear to the press and everyone that you oppose what is about to occur, and under your leadership it would not be allowed. Open homosexuality and military service are incompatible, and a moral people don't allow it to occur.

1 posted on 12/17/2010 10:15:00 AM PST by Sola Veritas
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To: Sola Veritas

And they would do what? Vote against it?


2 posted on 12/17/2010 10:18:24 AM PST by svcw
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To: Sola Veritas

Um, last I checked, neither had a vote!


3 posted on 12/17/2010 10:19:51 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Planning on using 911? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: svcw

At a minimum, they should be making concerted public efforts to get Congress to vote against it. The silence is deafening.


4 posted on 12/17/2010 10:22:26 AM PST by MBB1984
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To: svcw

Speak out strongly against repealing DADT on Facebook, etc. They have not done so...they have evaded it.

They express opinions about everything else, why not this?


5 posted on 12/17/2010 10:23:45 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Neither does Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton, but they seem to be unafraid of using their influence on legislation.
6 posted on 12/17/2010 10:23:57 AM PST by MBB1984
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To: Sola Veritas
Using Huckabee and Palin in the same paragraph?..
That must have gagged you...
7 posted on 12/17/2010 10:23:57 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: Sola Veritas

Palin came out against DADT in a Fox News interview. There are a lot of issues going on, and for a non-elected official, there isn’t much more she can do.


8 posted on 12/17/2010 10:24:03 AM PST by mnehring
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To: MBB1984

“At a minimum, they should be making concerted public efforts to get Congress to vote against it. The silence is deafening.”

Amen and thank you. I thought my point was clear.


9 posted on 12/17/2010 10:25:23 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas; svcw; Red in Blue PA; P-Marlowe; Jim Robinson

What is being asked is that they make a public statement about their position on the subject given that a historic vote on it will take place very soon. I think it’s a perfectly legitimate question for all of the so-called front-runners: Palin, Huck, Romney, Gingrich, Ryan, Barber, etc.

They should all be put on record NOW....since it’s an issue now.

Moreover, I’d like to have them answer the question: Will you actively work against repeal of DADT during the remainder of this lame-duck Congress and HOW will you work against it.

I’m tired of the BS from these politicians.


10 posted on 12/17/2010 10:25:53 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain & proud of it: Truly Supporting the Troops means praying for their Victory!)
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To: MBB1984; Sola Veritas

Are you sure? Do you twitter?


11 posted on 12/17/2010 10:26:45 AM PST by svcw
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To: mnehring

“Palin came out against DADT in a Fox News interview.”

When and how strongly? Oh there is MUCH MORE both of them could do. This should be a priority issue with them.

They both have large public followings on twitter, facebook, etc. They can do more.


12 posted on 12/17/2010 10:27:38 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: xzins

“I’m tired of the BS from these politicians.”

Amen to that Chaplain!


13 posted on 12/17/2010 10:28:49 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: xzins
First neither is a politician because they are not in office.
Second just because you haven't heard them say something does not mean they haven't talked about.
14 posted on 12/17/2010 10:28:54 AM PST by svcw
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To: Sola Veritas

And what are you doing about DADT?


15 posted on 12/17/2010 10:29:25 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: xzins

I would argue that the Brian Aitken case is biger.

If he can be jailed for legally transporting a gun, anyone here can be jailed for anything.


16 posted on 12/17/2010 10:29:51 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Planning on using 911? Google "Brittany Zimmerman")
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To: svcw

“Are you sure? Do you twitter?”

No, but I have them both on facebook.


17 posted on 12/17/2010 10:29:58 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas
Oh there is MUCH MORE both of them could do. This should be a priority issue with them. They both have large public followings on twitter, facebook, etc. They can do more.

Well I'm sure they appreciate the advice from some anonymous person on the Internet. If the media showed DADT was a priority for them, someone would be yelling that START should be a priority. If START was a priority, someone would be yelling that the tax cuts should be a priority. If tax cuts were their priority, someone would be yelling repealing Obamacare should be their priority. If repealing Obamacare were their priority, someone would be yelling that stopping the dream act should be their priority.. and so on and so on and so on...

As my dad used to say when I asked someone to do something for me.. "What are you, a Democrat? Do it yourself."

18 posted on 12/17/2010 10:32:30 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Sola Veritas; svcw; Red in Blue PA

This is an urgent issue, and I agree with rbpa that the gun issue is big.

It makes sense to have these folks on record. And to say “they’re not in office” is to pretend that they don’t have enormous influence.

Not even ONE venue has addressed the case against repeal. Not Fox and certainly not any of the alphabets, and I’ve not even heard it on the radio.

There is a rationale behind objections to repeal, and that rationale is being silenced.

A Palin or Huckabee has the microphone that could explain that rationale to the nation.


19 posted on 12/17/2010 10:34:07 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain & proud of it: Truly Supporting the Troops means praying for their Victory!)
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To: carton253

“And what are you doing about DADT?”

Well duh, I’m lobbying elected officials and potential POTUS candidates? And speaking out in every venue that I legally can.

I’m still serving in the reserve....this is VERY personnal to me.


20 posted on 12/17/2010 10:34:25 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas

You supported Huckabee?@!


21 posted on 12/17/2010 10:35:29 AM PST by Durus (The distance between us has grown, and I struggle to quantify it. Windage adjustments are done.)
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To: svcw
DADTShow
22 posted on 12/17/2010 10:37:05 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: MBB1984
"Neither does Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton, but they seem to be unafraid of using their influence on legislation. "

Speaking of Al Sharpton...I just saw a video this week of Al on a talk show in what appears to be the late 70s or 1980s where he's describing someone as a "punk-ass fag*ot". It's hysterical - reminiscent of Jackson's own "Hymie town" comment.

23 posted on 12/17/2010 10:37:22 AM PST by OldDeckHand
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To: Durus; All

“You supported Huckabee?@!”

Folks...stay on message. This isn’t a thread about Palin vs. Huckabee or visa versa...it is about getting both of them to do something to help stop this lame duck congress from repealing DADT.

I write to them because both have courted the Evangelical Christians like myself. I cannot vote for someone that even passively allows the military to homosexualized further without a fight.


24 posted on 12/17/2010 10:41:54 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Jim Robinson

Mr. Robinson....what say you sir?


25 posted on 12/17/2010 10:43:18 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: xzins
Interesting. I just did a quick google.com search and there is all kinds of stuff on what Gov Palin has said. Many links to leftest sites apoplectic over her stand.
Didn't look for Gov Huckabee but it's probably then same. Well, you start calling radio shows and talk about it. Start writing letters to papers. These people are talking about it, as far as news outlets in theory they are not supposed to argue for or against anything. Most editorial boards are in support of the repeal.
26 posted on 12/17/2010 10:43:24 AM PST by svcw
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To: Sola Veritas
Good for you on speaking out in every venue you can. But just because you do it does not mean others must do it.

Loved the well, duh! I guess I should have known what you were doing. After all, you posted a whole vanity about it on FR. LOL!

27 posted on 12/17/2010 10:43:38 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: svcw

That just isn’t so.

http://caffeinatedthoughts.com/2010/12/dont-ask-dont-tell-where-do-potential-2012-candidates-stand-on-gays-in-the-military/


28 posted on 12/17/2010 10:46:54 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas
Wasn't the private who did the espionage for wikileaks gay?
29 posted on 12/17/2010 10:48:49 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: carton253; All

“But just because you do it does not mean others must do it.”

If they want my vote, and those of others of my ilk....then they better. That is the point of the post.


30 posted on 12/17/2010 10:48:58 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas
Are you lobbying the Catholic clergy? It seems to harbor it's own little group of perverts, and does much to protect them.

Start in your own house.

As for Mrs. Palin, she has made her position clear. You want someone to stand on a street corner with a megaphone. You'll have a better chance with the Huckster.

I have a novel thought. Buy your own and find a corner!


31 posted on 12/17/2010 10:50:51 AM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: Sola Veritas

Oh, my word. You belong to an ilk. LOL!


32 posted on 12/17/2010 10:53:06 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: A CA Guy; All

“Wasn’t the private who did the espionage for wikileaks gay?”

Yes, he is a homosexual. Please don’t even remotely dignify that deviant behavior by using the term “gay.” That isn’t a rebuke, it is a request.


33 posted on 12/17/2010 10:53:12 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas

Don’t know these people and I am pretty sure I said MOST.


34 posted on 12/17/2010 10:54:41 AM PST by svcw
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To: WVKayaker

“Are you lobbying the Catholic clergy?”

I’m NOT Roman Catholic....I will leave it to my Catholic FRiends to deal with their own. I’m a Christian Evangelical...in my case Southern Baptist.

They have NOT been clear on this issue. Please go read a previous link I posted.


35 posted on 12/17/2010 10:56:33 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: WVKayaker

“As for Mrs. Palin, she has made her position clear.aa”

Not really, and neither has Mike.


36 posted on 12/17/2010 10:58:36 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: WVKayaker; All

Read the following:

http://caffeinatedthoughts.com/2010/12/dont-ask-dont-tell-where-do-potential-2012-candidates-stand-on-gays-in-the-military/

Folks...I don’t expect them to devote there entire time to this issue....but with a significant vote imminent...they can spend a few hours on it today.


37 posted on 12/17/2010 11:01:49 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas

Would you like Sarah to come over to your house and explain it to you?


38 posted on 12/17/2010 11:07:03 AM PST by altura
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To: altura; All

“Would you like Sarah to come over to your house and explain it to you?”

Don’t be assinine about this. She and Mike just need to be crystal clear (and RIGHT NOW) that they oppose repealing DADT. They need to spend some time on this issue TODAY when it will count. Some fresh public statements would be nice.

This isn’t an anti Palin or Huckabee thread...by my intentions. I have supported both, and would like to continue to do so...but it is time to throw me some red meat that they care about things I care about.


39 posted on 12/17/2010 11:12:49 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: carton253

“You belong to an ilk”

Proudly! :-)


40 posted on 12/17/2010 11:15:31 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas
IOW, you think Sarah Palin has some sway with this Congress. What alternate world do you live in? She was responsible for much of the change in the NEXT Congress... but last I noted, the Dims are clearly in control, and the Pubbie Libtards are going along!


41 posted on 12/17/2010 11:18:26 AM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: WVKayaker; All

“IOW, you think Sarah Palin has some sway with this Congress.”

NO, I think she (and Mike) have sway with the public and can stir up to public to lean on the RINOs in the Senate. It is the public apathy that is letting this go forward.

I’m looking to her and Mike for some LEADERSHIP to use their influence with the public.

I keep clearly stating this is NOT an anti Palin or Huckabee thread. It is a “I like you guys, but get off the fence” thread.


42 posted on 12/17/2010 11:28:03 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: WVKayaker; moder_ator; Jim Robinson

Please don’t post pictures of that pervert Frank on this thread.

Moderator...I know it wasn’t WVKayaker intent to be offensive, but would you please delete the Barney Frank picture from this thread. It degrades the message.


43 posted on 12/17/2010 11:32:09 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas
I posted that photo for obvious reasons.

If it is so important to you, why are you not using Federal Express rather than FreeRepublic to post this vanity. I don't know that either of those people spend any time on FR, but I do bet they get mail...

I despise perverts. I am also a Christian, and I think all sexual conduct in the ranks should be grounds for dismissal. Our entire society is so obsessed with sex, and homos are only one part of it. Your vanity on this subject does nothing to forward the argument.

I am sure you can contact these people directly somehow. Posting a vanity here about this is definitely an attempt to bring some discredit. Nice try, but I'm not buying. Maybe you can get up with Willard!

Elect Sarah Palin for President 2012

Re-Elect President Sarah Palin 2016

44 posted on 12/17/2010 11:56:55 AM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: Sola Veritas

Don’t Ask, Just Tell: Where Do Potential 2012 Candidates Stand on Gays in the Military?
http://caffeinatedthoughts.com/2010/12/dont-ask-dont-tell-where-do-potential-2012-candidates-stand-on-gays-in-the-military/


45 posted on 12/17/2010 12:08:19 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body." CS Lewis)
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To: Sola Veritas

Oh, c’mon. I read a post by a reputable poster saying that Sarah had voiced her disagreement with repealing DADT.

I don’t know what the heck you want, so I thought maybe you wanted her to come over and tell you personally.

I don’t like repealing this but it’s not the most important issue in the world to me.


46 posted on 12/17/2010 12:22:08 PM PST by altura
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To: Sola Veritas

This should be a priority issue with them.

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Why? Because it is for you?

If either of them are the R nominee against BO, your vote is in the bag for them. And they know it. They need not continue to court you, as they had you from hello.

Not so for the independent voters that they need to vote for them, and for that portion of the electorate, DADT is simply a loser issue (IMO). It will not endear them to the voter on the fence.


47 posted on 12/17/2010 12:48:05 PM PST by dmz
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To: WVKayaker

“I am sure you can contact these people directly somehow. Posting a vanity here about this is definitely an attempt to bring some discredit. Nice try, but I’m not buying.”

You are spreading an untruth. My motive was not to descredit, but exert pressure because many people read FR. If those persons that support these two (which I have) will attempt to push them to take a definitive stand...then their influence might come to bear. I have attempted to contact them both. And have been ignored.


48 posted on 12/17/2010 1:40:52 PM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: dmz; Jim Robinson; All

“If either of them are the R nominee against BO, your vote is in the bag for them. And they know it. They need not continue to court you, as they had you from hello....Not so for the independent voters that they need to vote for them, and for that portion of the electorate, DADT is simply a loser issue (IMO). It will not endear them to the voter on the fence.”

So, you think fighting DADT repeal is a “loser” issue? You sould like a homophile troll to me.


49 posted on 12/17/2010 1:44:30 PM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: altura; Jim Robinson; All

“I don’t like repealing this but it’s not the most important issue in the world to me”

More passive/latent homophilia


50 posted on 12/17/2010 1:46:50 PM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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