Skip to comments.REPUBLICAN Sen. Collins, "welcomes" homosexuals into the US Armed Forces.
Posted on 12/03/2010 12:56:18 PM PST by roses of sharon
SENATOR COLLINS' STATEMENT ON 'DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL'
December 3, 2010
Following the conclusion of today's Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, Senator Susan Collins released this statement:
"Like our closest allies, the United States' Armed Forces should welcome the service of any qualified individual who is willing and capable of serving our country.
"After hearing powerful testimony from Secretary of Defense Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mullen, and reviewing the results of the Pentagon report, I remain convinced that the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy," implemented under President Clinton, should be repealed. And, I agree with Secretary Gates that the issue should be decided by Congress, not the courts.
Can we welcom Collins to the unemployment line next election?
Collins is no Republican.
That ain’t a Republican that’s a RINO!
They are welcome already. They just have to behave.
She ignores the military survey, she is an abject RINO. Someone beat this Marxist in the next election!
I agree with the first part of her statement. Those serving now are soldiers and patriots.
But that does not mean we need to create civil rights for gays in the military AS GAYS, that we need to drive out heterosexuals, or that we need political cliques of gays in the military. We also don’t need same sex romances within the ranks.
But then that all should be obvious.
Collins. Democrat for Senate 2014
I see she is following the Specter re-election strategy.
The two Dem senators from Arkansas are a good bet to vote against the repeal of DADT. And two other Dem senators Jim Webb and Joe Manchin may also vote against the repeal.
Is SHE GAY???? Does she have a KID that’s GAY??? This si DISGUSTING!! The once fine MORAL Military is going the way of the DODO bird becuase of DODOs like this half woman.
Well isn’t that sweet...she does not have to serve in close quarters with them.
Will there be special recruiting posters like “Be as queer as you can be, join the fighting fudgepackers.”
DADT is RINO truth serum. It is irresistible.
Wonder how she’d feel if she was hunkered down in a foxhole with a half-dozen homos taking enemy fire?
Raising my hand! I shall remain a conservative, Tea Party Republican and Susan Collins has always been a RINO.
She will be TEA Party primaried.
She is unconscionable.
Sen. Collins IS NOT in the US Armed Forces. Why doesn't she "welcome" them into her bedroom and kitchen and workspace; every one of them; every day and night.
Collins is a RINO and always was a RINO. The problem is not with RINOs like Snowe and Collins, who used to be “good” RINOs who behaved themselves. They voted with the leadership on key votes, and were allowed to say what they like when it doesn’t matter.
But it sure as hell DOES matter when these jokers come out with this kind of stuff during the lame duck session when there is a real danger that this stuff will be shoved through like it or not. And then it will be a lot harder, or even impossible, to change it back.
Collins would zip her lip when it matters, if the leadership of the senate had shown any willingness at all to discipline her. They have not. So, what does she have to lose?
The only alternative now is to organize a grass roots campaign to throw her out of the Senate. Maine appears to have swung to the right in this past election, so there might be some hope. I think she may be a bit stupid thinking she can play these business-as-usual games at this particular time.
This is the way with out of touch elitists, no matter what the letter is behind their name.
THEY never have to actually experience the consequences of their own ideas that they impose on everyone else.
How can you welcome someone into something you are not part of?
Kind of like me welcoming some homeless guy into her Senate seat as a full member.
Where does/did she serve, again?
It is way past time for this RINO to be put out to pasture ... along with her sister Olympia
Would someone explain what “serve openly” means? They can already serve if they just shut up about their sex lives, no one should be talking about their sex lives. They are there to break things and kill people.
She wants Queers to be “Special” like her.
That is what Scott Brown said when he came out today! (for repeal)
I have long argued that homosexuality (with which I have no personal experience) and alcoholism (with which I am intimately familiar) exhibit a large number of parallels. This is simply one more. We have alcoholics who serve honorably in the military, but we simply don't condone their being drunk on duty. Furthermore, their off duty activities can not be such that they discredit or reflect negatively upon the military. DADT essentially holds homosexuals to the same standard.
Hey susan... your ass is next... and then you too will be unemployed.
If you haven’t ever been in the military, How in Heck can you think it’s a good Idea. I am NOT politically correct and will call a spade a spade, this is wrong.
It hurts to see an R behind this woman’s name.
Insetead of an R they should just place three letters Senator Collins (Ass) Maine.
The Military discharges thousands more every year for failing to meet or maintain fitness standards do we retain them now as well because most of them can shoot as well as the homosexuals? They just —you know weight challenged.The Military discharges every year far more women for being Pregnant that it discharges homosexuals do we now retain them and force an abortion( es verdad that is covered in this legislation-they gonna make every Military hospital an abortion clinic force elective abortions-women who get pregnant will lose their early out) I guess the Military now will force women to have an abortion-or put their babe up for adoption Can forced sterilization be far off? by far the most discharges for homosexual behavior now are honorable-and most do not affect Military beyond the lower
ranks. And Most ,by far, are not contested. SO WHAT is the necessity? A Democrat from MissouriClaire McClaskey said on
Fox the other day they’ve served for decades with no problem-So again WHY the big rush to do this in Lame Duck Session—Why do it at all?
Every time I hear her name I see attached how she is supporting the Democrat and acting as one who HATES America,
I have wanted to Puke every time I hear her name especially as the LIAR calls herself a Republican.
Collins has spent her entire career as a politician and never done anything useful. She has never served in the military. She has never run a business. She has never even worked for a private company. Her opinions are as useful as one would expect, given her background.
Rose of sharon always appears to find these stinking RINO stories then claims the GOP represents SCUM like Collins. This b8tch Collins has to go.
Next on the agenda is establishing a position for a NAMBLA NCO in every unit.
This seems to be of a higher priority than counting military votes in elections.
Collins is a turd in the pool. (kindest way of puttin’ it)
Looking at her, she always reminds me of a dog trying to eat peanut butter.
How about Senator Collins (POS) from Maine