Skip to comments.PERKINS: Listen to the Marines on 'Don't Ask'--Democrats failing lame-duck social engineering
Posted on 12/09/2010 4:37:39 PM PST by jazusamo
The rush by congressional Democrats to overturn "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) - despite the opposition of the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps service chiefs - threatens its advocates with a political backlash from a public that is just beginning to focus on this issue.
Marine Commandant Gen. James Amos, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey all testified in a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee that overturning DADT has strong potential to disrupt military readiness and effectiveness and will divert leadership attention away from focusing on preparing units for combat.
Gen. Amos, speaking of the active-duty Marines, said, "We asked for their opinions, and they gave them to us. Their message to me is that the potential exists for disruption to the successful execution of our current combat mission should repeal be implemented at this time."
Gen. Schwartz echoed these concerns. How are Air Force leaders supposed to deal with the complexity of an air war in Afghanistan if they must turn their focus from fighting to implementing a disruptive new policy? Gen. Casey said that overturning the policy would create additional stress on soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. He added that implementing this policy would likely be more difficult than the Pentagon's recently-released report indicated.
The Pentagon survey on DADT itself revealed that an astonishing 23 percent of Marines said they would definitely quit the Corps sooner than they'd planned and another 15 percent said they would consider leaving sooner than planned if the ban were overturned. In other words, nearly 40 percent of Marines would leave or consider quitting the service early if DADT were overturned.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...
I can remember years ago when an estimated 10% reduction through non-enlistment and those opting to leave if the Armed Services are sodomized was considered a decimating blow. The numbers appear to be even higher today; which the liberals, no doubt, are thrilled about.
Just that atheist, Marxist president of ours trying to make the Bible obsolete and hate literature.
He is also trying to give the edge to homosexuals so they will not be booted—it will be the sexual-harassed Christians that will be dismissed for being “homophobes”. We will no longer be able to have a military who have character and honor—they will be praised for their “tolerance” of deviancy.
They will force our men to call evil, good. We will no longer allow Christian morality. Without that, we will not have a moral military and bambi knows it.
Bambi wants a military without any moral limits....like the homosexual Brownshirts of Hitler....who will not blink when asked to do unconstitutional (immoral) acts upon the citizens of this country.
No doubt Obama and a lot of libs are tickled to death about that.
Sadly you're correct.
Great article. I also love the common sense and intelligence of Robert Bork.
This homosexuality push is to destroy the Christian paradigm and make the Bible hate speech.
Cultural Marxist have to destroy the natural family and Christianity to destroy Western Civilization and create a hell hole and one world government.
They knew this in the 30’s and our universities and media have been brainwashing and conditioning on the Pavlov model for decades.
Homosexuals are immoral. You can not have a moral society which condones immorality. We have been brainwashed by homosexualists for the last 20 years and you see the “acceptance” of this ugly, degrading behavior which is creating a pagan, hedonistic society. Ugly ugly world.....Nietzsche hated Marx ideology and the ugly, uncreative society it would spawn.
The homosexual Brownshirts in Hitler’s Germany are an example of immoral military whose demeaning lifestyle demeans all human life and makes atrocities the norm. That is why homosexuals are way over represented as serial killers, like Dahmers and Gacy. The Hidden Hitler also validates Hitler as having sexual perversions and probably was a male prostitute in his 20’s.
Disgusting. Sexual degeneracy is related to hatred of self and all humanity.
When I first went in the Marine Corps:
Homosexuality was forbidden,
Then it was tolerated.
I’m glad I retired
Before it was required.
The Democrats are out to ruin the military. Are they all nuts? Why do they want to destroy the military in time of war?
Yes, yes, and most Dems are at the Mall and don’t know there’s wars in progress.
I really don’t know but they’re definitely trying to ruin it.
Then get rid of your t.v.'s - completely. If you don't, you're part of the problem. It's totally overcome with depravity; every bit of it.