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Lesbian cadet quits West Point, cites `don't ask'
Associated Press ^ | August 12, 2010

Posted on 08/12/2010 6:26:54 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- A lesbian cadet asked to resign from the U.S. Military Academy because she said she can no longer lie about her sexuality and was troubled by the anti-gay attitudes of some around her.

Katherine Miller of Findlay, Ohio, also said she wants to fight for repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" law, a subject she was studying and writing about as a sociology major at West Point.

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1 posted on 08/12/2010 6:26:56 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Tail wagging the dog.


2 posted on 08/12/2010 6:28:37 PM PDT by Tax Government (We ask nothing except that our elected representatives uphold the Constitution.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t let the door hit you on the a@@ on the way out.


3 posted on 08/12/2010 6:28:47 PM PDT by Kozak (USA 7/4/1776 to 1/20/2009 Reqiescat in Pace)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Sociology major at West Point

Just what we need--another michelle obama only in uniform. Good riddance and don't come back.

4 posted on 08/12/2010 6:30:12 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bye guy!


5 posted on 08/12/2010 6:30:17 PM PDT by chris37
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To: Free ThinkerNY

She’ll have to pay back the money the Academy spent on her education.


6 posted on 08/12/2010 6:30:40 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Southeast Wisconsin)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Dear me, I never would have guessed.


7 posted on 08/12/2010 6:30:48 PM PDT by smokingfrog (freerepublic.com - Now 100% flag free.)
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They don’t want you. You don’t belong. Go away.


8 posted on 08/12/2010 6:31:16 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Left and the Gay Looby begged and screamed for “Dont Ask” just 15 years ago... and claimed victory when Clinton got it passed. Now they spit at it, as if it was an oppression forced upon them 150 years ago... and blame Republicans.


9 posted on 08/12/2010 6:32:02 PM PDT by Teacher317 (remember dismember November)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Left and the Gay Lobby begged and screamed for “Don’t Ask” just 15 years ago... and claimed victory when Clinton got it passed. Now they spit at it, as if it was an oppression forced upon them 150 years ago... and blame Republicans.


10 posted on 08/12/2010 6:32:25 PM PDT by Teacher317 (remember dismember November)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

She didn’t seem to learn a lot or grow up.


11 posted on 08/12/2010 6:32:29 PM PDT by donhunt (Where does this totalitarian ashwipe get off telling me I can't chose for myself?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

No she won’t. The first two years are a freebie. You sign a commitment when you start the Fall of your 3rd year.


12 posted on 08/12/2010 6:32:38 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Lesbians in the military. Who’da thunk it?


13 posted on 08/12/2010 6:33:11 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When the hell did The Point begin to offer a Sociology major? My God, how far we have fallen.


14 posted on 08/12/2010 6:33:14 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Couldn’t be our attitude isn’t anti-, it’s just that we aren’t interested.


15 posted on 08/12/2010 6:33:22 PM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Couldn’t be our attitude isn’t anti-, it’s just that we aren’t interested.


16 posted on 08/12/2010 6:33:26 PM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I got in touch with my femine side once and found out I’m a lesbian.


17 posted on 08/12/2010 6:33:32 PM PDT by crghill (You can't put a condom on your soul. Viva Arizona!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bye Bye


18 posted on 08/12/2010 6:33:49 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I got in touch with my feminine side once and found out I’m a lesbian.


19 posted on 08/12/2010 6:34:00 PM PDT by crghill (You can't put a condom on your soul. Viva Arizona!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ok bye.


20 posted on 08/12/2010 6:34:16 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Dyke first, soldier second.

Not what we need in the military.


21 posted on 08/12/2010 6:34:39 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Let me guess. She’s leaving to become Elena Kagan’s personal assistant?


22 posted on 08/12/2010 6:34:50 PM PDT by LostInBayport (Fiscal order and a strong border...how about Christie/Cuccinelli 2012)
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To: hinckley buzzard

My first thought as well. They should be studying Clauswitz not “Men Bad, Women Good.” IT’S WEST POINT.


23 posted on 08/12/2010 6:35:43 PM PDT by Bhoy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A Sociology major???? They got Sociology majors at West Point? Geesh!


24 posted on 08/12/2010 6:37:49 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ( VIVA la SB 1070!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Get the bleep out,pervert.And rest assured that you’ll get a bill for the time you spent there.A *big* bill.


25 posted on 08/12/2010 6:37:59 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
"She’ll have to pay back the money the Academy spent on her education."

No, the first two years are free if you elect to not start your third year. At the beginning of your third year - at all the service academies - you have to sign a contract, which obligates you to active duty, for a period of no less than four years. If you wash out after signing that contract, you may have to repay the government or actually fulfill your obligation as an enlisted man (or none of the above), depending on the reason you fail to graduate from the service academy.

26 posted on 08/12/2010 6:39:17 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Democrat policy-Find one in a million, make them out to be a victim and sell them as normal. then change laws and mask it as bringing justice for the oppressed. And to think for a long time a lot of Americans fell for that.


27 posted on 08/12/2010 6:40:20 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: crghill
I got in touch with my feminine side once and found out I’m a lesbian.

I suspected I was one back in my teens, when I couldn't stop looking at girls.

28 posted on 08/12/2010 6:41:48 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Guess it ain’t “Miller Time.”


29 posted on 08/12/2010 6:43:41 PM PDT by Radix ("..Democrats are holding a meeting today to decide whether to overturn the results of the election.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good riddance, pig.


30 posted on 08/12/2010 6:44:07 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a p*ssy. Exactly what you DON’T want in the thick of war.


31 posted on 08/12/2010 6:44:28 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: Tax Government

West Point.... I want engineers and folks who can call heat on target....not wimps wanting to be the target.


32 posted on 08/12/2010 6:46:39 PM PDT by pointsal
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To: ought-six
"When the hell did The Point begin to offer a Sociology major? "

Decades ago - technically I think they call it "Behavioral Science". But, like all degrees at West Point, it's a BS, not a BA. You still have to complete core academic requirements that are math and science intensive. The Naval & Air Force Academies are the same, I believe.

It's not a secret, however, that all the Academies lowered their academic & and physical rigor and demand when they started letting women in, and started heavily recruiting minorities to satisfy affirmative action goals. That's not racist or sexist, it's just the practical reality.

33 posted on 08/12/2010 6:48:03 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Corps has ...........


34 posted on 08/12/2010 6:48:54 PM PDT by rangerX (Sua Sponte)
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To: ought-six

I believe the cadets carry what would be called “double majors”. They all must take the required engineering curriculum, but can carry another major also.

Some semesters they are taking as many as 7 academic courses, in addition to the military courses they are required to take. It is one tough load.


35 posted on 08/12/2010 6:50:24 PM PDT by jacquej
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To: Teacher317

Let’s go back to pre-Clinton “Do Ask, Do Tell.”


36 posted on 08/12/2010 6:52:01 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A lesbian cadet asked to resign from the U.S. Military Academy because she said she can no longer lie about her sexuality and was troubled by the anti-gay attitudes of some around her.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Good!

Take your nasty, deviant lifestyle, and find another forum to try and normalize this sick behavior.

These folks know they’re engaging in a abnormal bahavior. We know this, because they don’t just want acceptance, they want approval.

Sorry, but many of us will never give you the approval you crave.


37 posted on 08/12/2010 6:53:41 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: Free ThinkerNY
So, she's troubled by the anti-gay attitudes of some around her ~ and I imagine she believes she's invisible.

Don't those people know they are supposed to LIKE her lesbianism! (Hahahahahaha ~ I don't even know her and she's already leading me to dislike her with all that whining and catterwalling).

38 posted on 08/12/2010 6:54:12 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: FrdmLvr

FWIW, the cadets all graduate with a basic engineering major, and in addition to those courses they can specialize in something else.

My son, graduated in ‘90, chose International Relations as his “second major.

His junior year was a real killer. In addition to all the military courses, he had 7 full credit courses, in engineering and his specialty. They haven’t slacked off on the academics at all, contrary to what some think.

Some of the physical education requirements have been adjusted for women, but the women still have to most of everything the men do. Boxing, for example. I don’t think the women take that, but take some kind of karate/physical defense course that is equally tough.


39 posted on 08/12/2010 6:56:58 PM PDT by jacquej
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To: FrdmLvr

FWIW, the cadets all graduate with a basic engineering major, and in addition to those courses they can specialize in something else.

My son, graduated in ‘90, chose International Relations as his “second major.

His junior year was a real killer. In addition to all the military courses, he had 7 full credit courses, in engineering and his specialty. They haven’t slacked off on the academics at all, contrary to what some think.

Some of the physical education requirements have been adjusted for women, but the women still have to most of everything the men do. Boxing, for example. I don’t think the women take that, but take some kind of karate/physical defense course that is equally tough.


40 posted on 08/12/2010 6:57:06 PM PDT by jacquej
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Gay is a sexual construct, lifestyle and behavior. When the US gives gays the special rights of minority dominance over the targets, look out. Sexual aggression is not pretty, especially when it is homo men dominating heterosexual men. Check any prison for proof. They are going to rape the shit out of our society.


41 posted on 08/12/2010 6:58:04 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: jacquej

Well, 7 courses a semester is indeed a load, though its rigor would be diminished with such crib courses as sociology. Sociology is a kumbaya discipline, and I think “discipline” in that respect is too strong a word.


42 posted on 08/12/2010 6:59:43 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Old Sarge; SandRat; txradioguy
We had a lesbian CO several years ago, and she had no business being an officer. I'm glad this one quit early in her career.
43 posted on 08/12/2010 6:59:49 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Yeah, geez, it would be a lot cheaper if she’d just get a boyfriend and fake it for a while.


44 posted on 08/12/2010 7:00:57 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Gosh, didn’t she understand the “don’t ask don’t tell” situation in the military before she signed up?

Looks like she was too stupid to make it there or else she would have known she should have gone to an all girls school in the first place.


45 posted on 08/12/2010 7:01:47 PM PDT by IceAge
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Christians frequently have to downplay their faith in this wicked world to stay safe, or avoid ridicule. Cry me a river. What is it about the homosexual orientation that just has to stand up and demand the approval of everyone around them?

It used to be "the love that dare not speak it's name." Today, it's "the love that won't shut the hell up."

46 posted on 08/12/2010 7:05:36 PM PDT by 50sDad (A Liberal prevents me from telling you anything here.)
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To: bigbob

I believe the fact she concealed her homosexuality is considered a breach of the Honor Code and would disqualify her from the Point- also from reinstatement even if they change the policy.


47 posted on 08/12/2010 7:24:44 PM PDT by Krankor (What a field day for the heat. A thousand people in the street)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"In short, I have lied to my classmates..."

She should not be allowed to resign - she should be brought up on honor violation charges and dismissed as the self-proclaimed liar that she is.

48 posted on 08/12/2010 7:36:52 PM PDT by USMA '71 ((Re-elect no one!))
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Miller wrote proudly of her accomplishments as a student, athlete and soldier and said that she had not been pressured by anyone to resign.

You're a cadet, not a "soldier" until you're commissioned as a 2LT.

But she wrote of being "coerced into ignoring derogatory comments towards homosexuals for fear of being alienated for my viewpoint" and that she "endured sexual harassment for fear of being accused as a lesbian."

If you have to resign over crap like that, you don't deserve to be an officer.

49 posted on 08/12/2010 7:44:13 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

GUILTY!

And she ‘lied to her classmates and compromised her integrity’ by going into this knowing full well the consequences, and by even contemplating re-application for the 2011-2012 academic year. The worst of it she took up the place of some other more honorable citizen willing to commit to the ideals of West Point and the ethical code of the military.

No sense of honor or integrity, just a politically-motivated publicity whore trying to make points and get some headlines, with absolutely no sense of honor or duty to country. she has no place in anyone’s military, at any level, much less as an officer.

Makes me want to puke.


50 posted on 08/12/2010 7:49:07 PM PDT by castlebrew (Gun control means hitting where you're aiming!)
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