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Cheney backs end of 'don't ask, don't tell' policy
CNN ^ | October 2, 2011 | Staff

Posted on 10/02/2011 11:17:13 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday he supports the Obama administration's decision to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" policy banning gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military -- a move that was staunchly opposed by most top Republicans.

"I think the decision that's been made with respect to allowing gays to serve openly in the military is a good one" Cheney told CNN's Candy Crowley on "State of the Union." "It's the right thing to do."

The policy, first enacted during the Clinton administration, was officially repealed on September 20. Over 14,000 people were kicked out of the military due to "don't ask, don't tell."

The controversial repeal of the policy became a focal point of a GOP presidential debate last month when members of the audience booed a gay soldier who asked about the decision. President Barack Obama criticized the Republican presidential contenders on Saturday night for failing to rebuke the audience.

"We don't believe in standing silent when that happens," Obama told attendees at the annual National Dinner of the Human Rights Campaign, an organization that promotes equality for gays and lesbians.....

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: cheney; dadt; dickcheney; dickdheney; fdrq; homosexualagenda; homosexuals; obama; rino
Why won't the Bushies just go away? The Ripon Republicans are going to give us four more years of Obama.
1 posted on 10/02/2011 11:17:15 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We had gay guys when I was in 35 years ago. IDGAF if you’re gay.


2 posted on 10/02/2011 11:19:13 AM PDT by Mustang Driver
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Al qaeda will be trembling at the thought of this new army
3 posted on 10/02/2011 11:21:11 AM PDT by ari-freedom (I'm a heartless conservative because I love this country.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

All of this love for the homosexuals will start to fade once all of the lawsuits against the military by the homosoldiers start and the destruction of discipline and morale becomes apparent.


4 posted on 10/02/2011 11:21:48 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you always tell the truth, you won't have to remember what you said.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Go away? I wish Cheney was healthy enough to come back.


5 posted on 10/02/2011 11:22:28 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: ari-freedom
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6 posted on 10/02/2011 11:22:37 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cheney has a lesbian daughter which might be a consideration.

IIRC; The military will require its chaplains to perform marriage ceremonies resulting in married gay couples serving in the same unit. That might affect unit cohesion.


7 posted on 10/02/2011 11:23:18 AM PDT by sodpoodle (God is ignoring me - because He is watching you.)
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To: Mustang Driver

If you can’t figure out where to aim your ****, how can you figure out where to aim your gun?

I’d rather the soldiers that defend my country be a little more grounded in reality.


8 posted on 10/02/2011 11:24:38 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: EGPWS

The military will become the ‘place to be’ for gays looking for love.


9 posted on 10/02/2011 11:25:16 AM PDT by ari-freedom (I'm a heartless conservative because I love this country.)
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To: Mustang Driver

No kidding. As long as one conducts himself according to the Code of Military Conduct and with honor in general, and doesn’t tell me about his or her sexual issues or lack thereof, IDGAF either.


10 posted on 10/02/2011 11:25:31 AM PDT by SuzyQue
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To: Mustang Driver; Jim Robinson

Sorry dude, Free Republic does GAF.


11 posted on 10/02/2011 11:25:39 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: little jeremiah; Mustang Driver

Can you help with the Homosexual Agenda Ping, Mustang Driver is a live one.

Freepmail wagglebee to subscribe or unsubscribe from the homosexual agenda ping list.

Be sure to click the FreeRepublic homosexual agenda keyword search link for a list of all related articles. We don’t ping you to all related articles so be sure to click the previous link to see the latest articles.

Add keywords homosexual agenda to flag FR articles to this ping list.

Another articles about President 0h0m0 pushing vile destructive mental illness and sexual deviancy in OUR military. A live action thread with at least on pro-homo troll still not zotted.


12 posted on 10/02/2011 11:28:56 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: sodpoodle

Pentagon: Military chaplains may perform same-sex marriages
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/2786310/posts


13 posted on 10/02/2011 11:29:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Gov. Sarah Palin. What'll you do?)
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To: SuzyQue
"and doesn’t tell me about his or her sexual issues or lack thereof,"

they repealed DADT so they will tell.

"oh do tell!"
14 posted on 10/02/2011 11:30:37 AM PDT by ari-freedom (I'm a heartless conservative because I love this country.)
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To: SuzyQue; little jeremiah; lentulusgracchus; dennisw; Evil Slayer; 2ndDivisionVet; OldGoatCPO

Queer agenda ping. The homo trolls are out today.


15 posted on 10/02/2011 11:32:33 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: SuzyQue

The baths in the military are communal. I don’t want any sexual thoughts at all in there.


16 posted on 10/02/2011 11:34:11 AM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The worst thing this country has ever done is put some @sshole who dodged the draft in a position of authority involving military affairs. That applies to this guy as much as it did to Bill Clinton.


17 posted on 10/02/2011 11:41:42 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: sodpoodle

A Chaplan can refuse according to news report I heard.


18 posted on 10/02/2011 11:51:42 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Mustang Driver; AFA-Michigan; Abathar; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; Antoninus; BabaOreally; ...
Homosexual Agenda Ping

Freepmail wagglebee to subscribe or unsubscribe from the homosexual agenda ping list.

Be sure to click the FreeRepublic homosexual agenda keyword search link for a list of all related articles. We don't ping you to all related articles so be sure to click the previous link to see the latest articles.

Add keywords homosexual agenda to flag FR articles to this ping list.

Mustang Driver here thinks mentally ill sex perverts are no problem in the military. The pro-pervert trolls have gotten their marching orders! Cheney is a fool and is consciously lying because he has access to the information that proves without a doubt that homosexuals cause trouble in the military. I hate RINOS and social liberal Rs and will never vote for one ever again. We need a President who will make as the first order of business UNdoing everything 0h0mo has done.

19 posted on 10/02/2011 12:03:28 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: Mustang Driver

You think they don’t cause trouble, eh? There are only three reasons why you could possibly think they don’t cause trouble.

1. You were never in the military.

2. You’re a homosexual.

3. You’re just a regular leftist/liberal/Libertarian.

Here’s the truth about homosexuals in the military. And they aren’t “gay”, they’re miserable people who spread disease, have early deaths, commit more sex crimes, have a higher rate of “domestic/partner” violence, higher rate of alcholism and drug use, and actively recruit/molest young people.

Ten Reasons to Oppose an “LGBT Law” or Policy for the Military
The Center for Military Readiness ^
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2608259/posts

Senate Testimony: European Militaries Are Not Role Models for U.S.
The Center for Military Readiness ^ | 3/22/2010
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2608228/posts

Rates of Homosexual Assault in the Military Are Disproportionately High
FRC ^
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2608306/posts

In Support the 1993 Law Stating that Homosexuals are not Eligible to Serve in the Military
CMR ^ | July 23, 2008 | Elaine Donnelly
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2608370/posts

“THE REAL PENTAGON POLL: 91% OF SERVICE MEMBERS REJECT HOMOSEXUAL LEADERS - 1 IN 4 WOULD QUIT”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2635458/posts

“MILITARY: Marines lead opposition to repeal of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2635350/posts

“Mullen: Troops Who Balk at Change in Gay Service Policy Can Find Other Work”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2636350/posts


20 posted on 10/02/2011 12:08:38 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: Mustang Driver

Does the repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell” mean that the original rules now apply? Homo’s get kicked out of the service.

As I remember from my service days, sex with “anyone” not your legal spouse was not allowed. Not even with yourself.


21 posted on 10/02/2011 12:09:17 PM PDT by Crazy ole coot (obama was born a brit and is not a Natural Born Citizen)
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To: Crazy ole coot

That’s the way it should be. Ask, tell, out the door if answer is wrong.


22 posted on 10/02/2011 12:15:32 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: eyedigress

The toilets were out in the open,right? As in no stalls?


23 posted on 10/02/2011 12:24:08 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Fear can hold you prisoner.Hope can set you free.(Shawshank Redemption))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who is surprised by this? I am amazed that Dick Cheney has any admirers on FR at all.


24 posted on 10/02/2011 12:26:12 PM PDT by Antoninus (Take the pledge: I will not vote for Mitt Romney under any circumstances. EVER.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

The showers are, there is 12 of them just like junior high.


25 posted on 10/02/2011 12:36:57 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

The Toilets were not.


26 posted on 10/02/2011 12:38:13 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: eyedigress

I can’t imagine such a total lack of privacy,especially when I’m being ogled by another woman.


27 posted on 10/02/2011 12:39:59 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Fear can hold you prisoner.Hope can set you free.(Shawshank Redemption))
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To: eyedigress
It must be embarrassing to use the toilet out in the open.
28 posted on 10/02/2011 12:41:16 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Fear can hold you prisoner.Hope can set you free.(Shawshank Redemption))
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To: Perdogg
A Chaplan can refuse according to news report I heard.

For now.

There is no longer any truth to the news, and there is no reason to ever believe that what homos say they want is what they're really after.

What happens when a fag-priest isn't available and a homo has to "get married" right away, because he's being deployed in hours? Don't tell me they won't be forced into it eventually.

29 posted on 10/02/2011 12:41:16 PM PDT by fwdude ("When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ...")
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To: Antoninus

I think his brain stopped working with his heart.


30 posted on 10/02/2011 12:42:42 PM PDT by fwdude ("When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ...")
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

You did not. You did shower with everybody.


31 posted on 10/02/2011 12:43:45 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Mustang Driver
Statement by the founder of Free Republic (Jim Robinson)

We oppose all forms of liberalism, socialism, fascism, pacifism, totalitarianism, anarchism, government enforced atheism, abortionism, feminism, homosexualism, racism, wacko environmentalism, judicial activism, etc.

You, troll, are in deep trouble. As well as all other trolls who are trashing Jim's rules on the subject.

32 posted on 10/02/2011 12:59:51 PM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Mustang Driver

We do not support the homosexual agenda on FR. If that’s what you wish to do, you’ll have to do it elsewhere. Read and heed.


33 posted on 10/02/2011 1:50:32 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Everyone is a clone these days..... pathetic..... and I like Dick Cheney


34 posted on 10/02/2011 5:50:24 PM PDT by dennisw (nzt - works better if you're already smart)
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To: Mustang Driver
Give us one example of a republic that survived being infested by these occult maggots?


35 posted on 10/02/2011 6:35:26 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: LomanBill
Errrr... They aren't occult forces are they? Last I heard banging someone - same sex or not - hasn't been an occult act since they abolished temple prostitution almost 2,000 years ago.
36 posted on 10/02/2011 11:07:26 PM PDT by texanred
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To: texanred

>>They aren’t occult forces are they?

Ocular : sight
Cult : hidden

Ocular + Cult = Occult — “Hidden from Sight”

The Eunuchs have been in the religious woodwork for as long as there has been religious woodwork to hide in.

They are a consistent element within the internal perversion of every historical instance of theocratic tyranny where

“COMMERCE BETWEEN MASTER AND SLAVE IS DESPOTISM”

and from which “TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men” -— one of the requisite elements toward achieving that end being the prohibition against state establishments of religion.

No state religious woodwork = no Eunuch termites perverting and eating the Republic from within.


37 posted on 10/02/2011 11:23:27 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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