Skip to comments.EDITORIAL: New gay Army--Top general calls Christian soldiers 'bigots'
Posted on 09/16/2010 5:17:29 PM PDT by jazusamo
Next week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected to begin floor debate on a defense authorization bill that would repeal the Clinton-era "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy and allow homosexuals to serve openly in the armed forces. Last month, a top military official offered a glimpse of how the military might look should the new policy take effect: Those serving who oppose the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) agenda are no longer welcome.
Those were the views of 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. "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," Lt. Gen. Bostick said. "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."
The strong words take additional significance from Lt. Gen. Bostick's direct involvement with a Pentagon panel charged with shaping military policy on this issue. Although Lt. Gen. Bostick presented the question of homosexuals in the military as if it were about civil rights, it is nothing of the kind. The services must discriminate to function. Those who are too old, too weak or too overweight must be shown the door even when similar actions in the private sector might spark a lawsuit.
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Lt. Gen. Bostick of the New Army
The Gaydar is pinging!
yuppers...new gay anti christian and anti american army..
Sir! Yes Sir! I am a bigot SIR!
That’s the whole point,
get the Christians and the conservatives out of the military,
so that if there’s an uprising against the elitists,
the military will have no qualms about firing on them.
General Bostick....might I suggest that your grow a mustache so as to cover your stretch marks?
One picture is worth a thousands words. Alles klar!
One picture is worth a thousands words. Alles klar!
Are we really trying to win wars?
Sir! Airman Bigot Reports As Ordered, Sir!
“Mr Sulo beam me up”
Sad what has become of the US Military, an Institution that once was both Moral and Ethical and beyond reproach.
Lt Gen, to be sure, when your name comes up again you will be opposed by those who still have a love for the US Military and it’s Combat Mission.
...these guys are going to beat al Queda and the Taliban?
They’re coming after average Americans harder than they’re going after the people trying to kill us. :(
This sucks. :(:(:(
It sounds like we’ve got an Obamanoid “general” wanting to come out of the closet. It had to have been tough for him.
>> “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,” Lt. Gen. Bostick said. “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.”
Does this mean that our military people can be granted an immediate discharge after DADT is repealed? The homos better start lining up at the recruiting offices to replace all the bigots and racists that leave the military.
The SS was full of gays. Gays are brutal when it comes to being soldiers.
Many hate their dads, and/or moms, and they have no problems taking out their anger on other people, especially if they have the power to do so and feel it’s their duty. and can explain it as just a part of their orders.
“Just kicking a couple moral bigots’ asses, sir.”
Affirmative action of course.
Officers above the rank of CPT start becoming more politician then warrior. By the time they reach this guys rank damn few even remember what is was like decades before when they too were among the unwashed masses. Don’t be surprised when some one who as been drinking the kool-aid that long starts throwing up the shit he as made himself believe in order to gain his rank and position over the years. Its vile.
Let me guess, the General likes things up his a**
SIR TRANIEE BIGOT REPORTS AS ORDERED!
Just asking. Not to be a wise Guy But honest question. If you are in the army showers can they catcall a person. Also what if they are always eyeing( Obsession) the same sex while showering. Isn’t this one of many reasons not to have this rule. It sounds just NUTS!
>>Thats the whole point, get the Christians and the conservatives out of the military,
We’ve all known that a time of terrible oppression against Christians was coming. It’s almost here.
This “general” is whistling in the wind on the bigot thing, he should be retired immediately.
Looks more like one of the Village People
I can call this guy a Jackass and you can qoute me...
Which does beg an interesting question:
“If DADT is repealed, can Christians, or the Religious, in good conscience recommend to their adolescent children that they join the US Military”?
I honestly do not know, what I do believe is that once an Institution abandons it’s Moral Compass, it is doomed to defeat.
General Bosticks awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal, Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, and Joint and Army Staff Identification Badges.
General Bostick is married and has a son in college.
There WILL be a Sir in My Air Force, NOW GIVE ME A 341, Airman Puke! ;)
I wonder where the "U. S. White Engineer's" magazine is?
Before DADT, if a soldier was identified as a homosexual, they were generally discharged, even honorably discharged, because as long as they were out of the military, nobody cared to punish them further.
However, DADT turned that situation around by creating a death penalty for homosexuals. To be identified, correctly or not, as a homosexual, meant that someone’s life was at risk.
This is because what many, many military personnel have is not “homophobia”, but what could more accurately be described as “homopsychosis.” It is a near instinctual prerogative that sees homosexuals as as an imminent threat.
And these otherwise good military personnel so far outnumber the potential number of homosexuals who would serve, that to dismiss them would be to utterly cripple the military. If they could be identified at all, which is unlikely.
The typical, stupid, military response to this fact is the insistence that instinctual fear can be overcome through training or indoctrination. Like training soldiers to run through a 8’ high column of flame, or throw themselves off a tall precipice, without anything to protect them, just because they are ordered to. Mindless, obedient robots.
It doesn’t work that way. Much easier would be if the homosexuals were murdered, then the murder was attributed to something, anything other than because of their sexuality. No problem. Training accident, on the job accident, slipped and fell down a flight of concrete stairs, etc.
Because they weren’t killed because they were homosexual, but in an armed robbery, say, then the entire command won’t be punished.
Granted, some commands are so wishy-washy that a homosexual could get along for a while. But eventually, they will meet up with a homopsychotic, and then it is only a matter of time.
And it doesn’t matter one damn bit what academics and squishy liberals think. A homosexual in uniform will be a dead homosexual, even if they don’t know it yet.
I stand, or sit, corrected. Thanks.
Wake up folks. This is also the bill that comrade Reid will make hundreds of thousands of wetbacks citizens.That’s right, the camel is sticking his nose under the tent. This is the first step in the commies getting amnesty for all the illegals so they can vote Dim.
This guy’s parachutist wings makes this old jumpmaster think he was a ROTC 5 jump chump. Probably picked his ranger tab during college break and then wore the badges as he had actually served, rather than just qualified.
Bigot appears to be the new attempted insult word.
There was an insulting floozy airhead blond subbing for BOR a couple of weeks ago who called those of us bigots who disagreed with the mosque being built at the WTC.
She had so much hate in her voice.
I dont know who she was since all Fox newsettes sport the same hairdo blond with extensions a little longer than shoulder length and parted either on the side or in the middle.
They all look dumb too.
Marriage and kids doesn’t preclude this yahoo from being gay. My next door neighbor left his wife and kid for another man, and helping her move was one of the most uncomfortable days of my life.
This turkey is a POS.
He must have one very focused *chain of command* mentality.
He did, however swear to uphold the Constitution and that allows for religious biases.
Wonder how he will treat his Muslim privates when they start killing gay Christian officers.
My first thought is that it is LTG Bostick that needs to leave the service.
Secondly, I ask the sensible here the following question:
Who make better disciplined troops? Christians with high moral standards and a respect for God that translates into a respect for proper authority, or homosexuals that cannot control their own sexual appetites and behavior?
...so he went from a Brig Gen to a LT.Gen in 5 years?
Ugh, you don't know how much pain that misunderstanding caused my flight in Basic. If I ever see a 341 again it will be too soon, do they still do that crap in active duty?
***Marriage and kids doesnt preclude this yahoo from being gay.***
That is true - I was just researching his bio and found that notation. FYI;)
Right on. But what about open gay small talk. It opens up a can of worms. You can’t fix after the fact. It’s such a farce. They want to “ marry” but only 3 percent of Gays stay “married” stats report. FARCE!!!
What you say is true and when this serving openly as gay goes through it’s going to be a big problem, especially for any in-your-face gays.
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