Skip to comments.MILITARY: Marines lead opposition to repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'
Posted on 11/30/2010 6:00:21 PM PST by 444Flyer
Nearly seven out of every 10 combat Marines oppose repealing the policy that prohibits gays and lesbians from being allowed to serve openly, according to a long-awaited Pentagon survey released Tuesday morning.
Forty-four percent of all service members say their units' effectiveness would be negatively impacted by the repeal; among Marines, that number rose to 67 percent.
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The ONLY reason we can post on this blog, as free men, is because of the brave men and women of the USMC. If they say
it’s a bad idea. That’s good enough for me.
Thanks to the service members of the other branches too.
The marines appear to hold a monopoly on guts in the military.
If Gaytes and the administration wants homos in the military so badly, make an exception for the Marine Corps. At least real men and women of conscience have a choice not to serve among the mentally disturbed.
Good luck to the other sister services, but they didn’t come out strong enough in opposition: and there are consequences for that.
“THE REAL PENTAGON POLL: 91% OF SERVICE MEMBERS REJECT HOMOSEXUAL LEADERS - 1 IN 4 WOULD QUIT”
Hi, 444! This whole thing can be summed up in two words...Bradley Manning.
No reason beyond that and what he did in a snit against his rejection by his “boyfriend” could better serve to illustrate the damgers of overly emotional and mentally/hormonally unbalanced “soldiers” present to this country and our fighting forces.
When I first saw this so-called “report,” every red flag I possess went up and so did my hackles. To force this “policy” on my beloved Corp makes me sick to my stomach.
DADT is at least performance based and if a Marine gets openly hit on, they DO hit back because I have seen it and the result is not pretty. Nor should it be.
If they repeal it, it will be open season on fighting men and officers because I can hear the cries of homophobia being used in every situation where these b@stiches feel put upon. And they will use any excuse they can find to diminish all the rules in place ro suit their agenda.
They will advance in the officer Corp because we can expect “affirmative action” especially for gays. Now what happens when a straight Marine is hit on by an officer and hits back? It is untenable.
Even in today's high-tech medical environment, blood that has been properly screened doesn't always find its way to field hospitals. From what I understand, even in the relatively low-intensity fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, from time to time those forward deployed troops still have to roll up their sleeves and give blood for their wounded buddies. In a high intensity war, like what we could face any time now on the Korean Peninsula or in the future with China/Russia, it would be a given that blood would literally be drawn out of one arm and go into another.
So what happens when we have openly serving homos, who are today and always have been the biggest carriers of AIDS, roll up their sleeves to have their infected blood drawn to "save" the life of wounded soldiers? Not only would our young men and women have been wounded, and possibly horribly maimed by the enemy, but suddenly could find themselves having contracted AIDS from infected homo blood.
What's the alternative? Leave the homos in the rear (pun intended) when the unit deploys? That's a great idea...send units into combat undermanned and combat ineffective. /sarc
No, any sane and rational person knows what the answer is...NO HOMOS IN THE MILITARY, PERIOD!!!! Find them, and put them out ASAP, while we still have an effective and cohesive military defending us.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
Maybe Gaytes could plan on having Manning, post trial, do the new proposed sensitivity training that will be added to Basic to beat the testosterone out of any potential male enlisted.
as a vet and know many still serving then this survey is bogus.
There is no way on this earth that 705 have no problem, this is all about corrupting a poll then trying to repeal before the GOP takes the house.
It is disgusting that FOX and others are not reporting the real facts and not asking the real questions about this survey