Skip to comments.Obama will tackle 'don't ask don't tell' at the 'right time' says national security adviser
Posted on 10/04/2009 3:37:30 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama will focus "at the right time" on how to overturn the "don't ask, don't tell" ban on gays serving openly in the military, his national security adviser said Sunday.
"I don't think it's going to be it's not years, but I think it will be teed up appropriately," James Jones said.
The Democratic-led Congress is considering repealing the 1993 law. Action isn't expected on the issue until early next year.
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Ooooh. Thin-skinned Obama reacting to Armisen’s SNL skit last night. What an embarrassment!
Why are they waiting for a “right” time?????
If this “gay” discrimination is such a grave injustice, violation of constitutional rights and all that, why then, is mere politics deciding what our policies will be??????
I heard somebody quote Barney Frank as wanting this changed in a couple years, after we’ve totally withdrawn from Iraq, and Afghanistan is under better control. That’s telling, in that, Barney figures that military recruitment, morale, and retention will be affected when they go to change the policy.
It will be the same with same-sex marriage. They will move to repeal the federal marriage law when they think the politics are right. Again, if they truly believe that these matters are a gross violation of constitutional rights, how can these liberals hold back working for change due to politics???? Esp. considering that they will lose seats in the 2010 mid-term elections, what are they waiting for??????
“Don’t ask don’t tell” was Clinton’s policy, which is to say, Democrat policy.
So suddenly thats not good enough.
Isn't that the strategery of Geithner and Bernake?
I think the days of presidential candidates having served in the military are pretty much over.That's sad because being in command of that military is such an important part of the job.
I love it....a Humvee packed full of homos! How inspirng!!
Oh, I can hardly wait.
I guess the right time will be when he can line up someone other than MO for Date Night!
Barry and Larry sittin’ in a tree............. k-i-s-s-i-n-g.
Which... wake up gay rights people is never.He lied to everyone and needs to appease this but will never do anything about it. After he is done the U.N. AND 0bama will rule in pure communism.
0bama’s already using a “don’t ask, don’t tell” military strategy in Afghanistan.
Obama’s always stalling on the issues, except for national healthcare reform. What’s he waiting for?
The “right time” will probably be when Michele catches him giving head to another guy.
Imus is an idiot. Fox is stupid for hiring him.