Skip to comments.THE REAL PENTAGON POLL: 91% OF SERVICE MEMBERS REJECT HOMOSEXUAL LEADERS - 1 IN 4 WOULD QUIT
Posted on 11/30/2010 8:53:11 PM PST by EternalVigilance
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[Editor's note: Remember, these overwhelming numbers against the repeal of DADT were arrived at in spite of the fact that the Obama Administration survey as submitted to service members was incredibly biased and the questions asked were heavily skewed in an attempt to support the Left's radical homosexual agenda.]
HALF MILLION TROOPS, ONE IN FOUR, WOULD LEAVE THE MILITARY
Former Navy Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt just read the full Pentagon report on repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and here's his analysis:
"Don't believe the phony liberal media reports that 70% of troops support open homosexual service, because that statistic included 'mixed' feelings. A closer reading of the fine print in the newly released Pentagon survey shows our troops answered as follows:
Q45. If you had a leader whom you believed was gay or lesbian…9% positive, 91% negative or mixed impact on unit's performance.
Q68c. 85% of Marine Combat Arms, 75% of Army Combat Arms, 64% overall say Negative, Very Negative, or Mixed impact on unit trust if DADT is repealed.
Q90. 29% would take no action if assigned open showers with homosexuals. 71% would shower at other times, complain to leadership or chaplains, don't know or do "something else" [including violence].
Q81. 24% will leave the military or think about leaving sooner than planned. (One half million troops will QUIT the service early, destroying our national security.)
Q80. 6% will positively recommend service to others after repeal. 94% feel negative, mixed, no effect, or don't know about recommending military service to others. (Destroying recruiting efforts.)
Q66. If open homosexuality impacts combat performance, is the impact...9% positive, 91% negative or mixed impact.
Q71. 11% feel positive or very positive about permitting open homosexuality in field environment or out at sea. 60% negative or mixed. 19% no effect.
Q73. 5% say repeal would positively boost morale. 41% say negative or mixed impact morale. Rest no effect or don't know.
In summary, the real statistics prove our nation faces a NATIONAL SECURITY DISASTER if Don't Ask, Don’t Tell is repealed, and open homosexual aggression is forced upon our troops against their will.”
The Obama faction is pushing one of the most blatant BIG LIE campaigns ever seen to push open homosexuality in the military.
Is it going to work?
I guess we’ll see, won’t we.
Here’s the release we were talking about earlier.
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It’s what they want, a screwed up radicalized military.
This is much closer to what I expected. 70% approval didn’t sound right at all.
I say we send a pink slip to every single Senator who refuses to use every single tool at their disposal to block this abomination.
So much for the “positive responses” as suggested by Secretary of Defense Gates on all the MSM stations today...
Now we’ll see if the lame duck Congress rejects “don’t ask, don’t tell.” If they do, it will be hell to pay, especially during war time.
I just saw Gates on the news, touting the “fact” that “two-thirds of military personnel have no issue with repealing DADT” (or words to that effect).
I knew it was a lie when I heard him spew it.
Naturally, the newscasters didn’t blink, nor did they question what he said.
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And this is just using the junk questionnaire! How about if a real honest survey were done, the results would be even more damning.
“One can only imagine how the questions were worded.”
It was poorly worded. As a reservist, I was randomly picked to answer it, as was my wife. It was worded so poorly that one could not clearly articulate their opposition to the proposed policy change.
It wasn’t exactly a “push poll”, but it seemed like one when I took the survey. I was thoroughly disgusted that it was not possible to say what I trully thought because of the wording of questions. About the only way you could show disdain for the proposal was to say you would leave military service or not recommend it to another if homosexuals could serve openly. You could indicate it would hurt unit cohesion, but it was very hard to do so by the wording.
Frankly, I've never seen such a blatant example.
The Big Lie (German: Große Lüge) is a propaganda technique. The expression was coined by Adolf Hitler, when he dictated his 1925 book Mein Kampf, for a lie so "colossal" that no one would believe that someone "could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously."
How about worrying about getting our troops body armor, instead of swishing around this way and that, prancing from stool to stool, all in a tizzy about which way to turn on this stupid partisan bullsh!t?
Absolutely. We have to send this out to our congress critters and anyone we know in the alternative media right away.
They can't be allowed to get away with this. It'll destroy our military.
Shepperd Smith was just giddy when he announced the blatantly skewed poll results earlier today. I thought to myself then this nonsense will be exposed as a steaming pile o’ $H!T! Didn’t take long.
It most certainly will.
This should fill the American people with the kind of righteous anger that will make Senators fear for their political lives.
And secretary Gates is a liar.
Yes, he most certainly is. Of the worst sort.
Gaytes is a liar, and a bad one at that.
Just what we need. Institution wise, this would gut the military. We’d be back to 2000-if not 1980.
There's no way I can see that the Obama admin can get away with this lie. Hundreds of thousands of military folks are going to start chattering about this to the folks back home, who are going to start chattering about it all over the internet.
The entire right blogosphere is going to light up at this outrage and begin posting blistering tirades within hours.
The talk shows will go nuts with this tomorrow, and for days and weeks to come. This will not rest quietly.
Congress critters had better get prepared for another communications system melt-down. There's incoming fire on the way.
Yep. And here we sit on our @$$es complaining and arguing. I’m losing hope guys. They have us. Short of saying what would have my post pulled and possibly getting banned from FR, there’s not much else to do. Look, the food crap just went through, no raises for the military but the freaking Congress will probably get theirs, increasing medical payments for military, Birthers still being bashed and the latest case refused by the Supremes, GOPers still voting with the Rats, I can’t believe we are where we are.
Good. I hope it’s the biggest meltdown they’ve ever seen.
The thing about this report is the “combat units” the guys actually doing the fighting and engaging the enemy in close quarters combat are against it. We are going to shove this policy down the throats of the guys bearing the brunt of fighting. This will destroy the fabric of America’s infantryman, good luck with retention. Better start the draft.
Will this confirms my suspicions that the Obama Pentagon spun their poll numbers.
Will = Well
I would think this would be better and more illustrative of the report if the actual results were shown, as opposed to lumping answers together.
Hideous treason and deceptiveness, imho.
What a slippery slope it has been. We go from homosexuality being an unnatural perversion and a crime, in fact a sin, to it being a DADT unmentionable, to being tolerable but unpopular, to being “genetic”,to being a protected class for discrimination purposes, to being acceptable, then finally to being promoted as a natural and equal alternative.
God destroyed cities for this.
My guess is the Pentagon Brass - political generals who want to keep their jobs, would say anything the Obama Administration directs them to say about anything.
If they are as bright as that genius General Jack Keane that FOX interviewed today, NOTHING would surprise me.
The LAST thing they would do is support the opinions of real soldiers and real officers in the field. THAT is NOT how they got there.
God help those who are serving under these liars.
Domestic security force anyone?
Did you hear General Keane’s interview? Shepherd Smith (given - he’s a lib) asked this jerk about recent polls that showed that most Afghans in two Southern provinces didn’t know WHY we are there, and didn’t know anything about 9-11 and a significant number of them thought we were there to take away their religion, and this GENIUS responded “They don’t have to know........ most Americans don’t know things in the their own history...”
HUH???? What does the LAST part of that statement have to do with the price of apples??
What a MEATHEAD!!!
I thought we were not fighting a non-conventional war in Afghanistan in the sense that our presence there was in part political to win over the population and nation-build
(not that I agree with those roles - I DON’T), IF THAT is the case, one would think that what they know about exactly WHAT we are doing in their country is essential.
My guess is Keane would agree with Obama about closet queens being allowed to profane the Marine Corps.
The other poll bias is that people who are content with the way things are tend not to care or respond.
The squeaky wheel activist liberal gay PFC is more likely to respond to the survey.
I’m thinking that to be an Obama general an IQ below 70 is required.
Yep. No matter how you cut it, this whole thing is the biggest lying propaganda offensive ever foisted on the American people.
I would like to see a few each year quit and run for office. We have to displace the corrupt placeholders we have in office right now. We need to find more Allen Wests and start filling the place with them.
It makes me sick what those a**hole "politicians in uniform" at the Pentagon do, at the expense of our troops and our national security.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
I tried to go to the Defense Department and click on the link for the primary report and then nothing on my computer worked. Everything locked up. I couldn’t even get the task manager to work to close the Internet. Finally I had to simply crash the computer and restart.
Why are the Chinese mad at me?
Does anyone have a link to the text of the original questions and the actual responses? Google and Yahoo simply list the top 300 newspapers and blogs parroting the same story without a thought in their pretty little heads. I would like a real source for real facts if one is available and won’t eat my computer.
Yes, He did. Get the feeling we're up next?
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
Ask the author of this piece. I’m sure he can point you to it:
This makes me angry that the MSM is knowingly pushing these bogus stats.
Here is an article with more details about the recommendations for implementation. There are also some statistics, although not about the poll itself.
God. That’s the same type of crap we get from DOD on our Tricare issues. DOD lies all the time. You should see the responses they send to Congress in response to a congressional inquiry.
Like any self respecting tyrants, they will continue to push until something breaks. I thought the drubbing the Dimtards received at the polls less than a month ago might be at least a speed bump to these treasonous bastards and bastardettes. But no. They are pushing even harder against the manifest will of the people. Their days are numbered and I think they know it so the blatant treason is an act of desperation. Their hope is they can "transform" the system enough so that it will take a conservative sweep in the next election to undo the carnage.
Im losing hope guys.
If we can survive two more years; not long at all in the larger scheme of things, we will prevail. God willing.
It would seriously weaken the war-fighting capability of the United States; but, then, clearly that’s Obama’s plan.