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Marine recruiters reach out at gay pride event in Pasadena
latimes.com ^ | Oct. 9, 2011 | Martha Groves

Posted on 10/09/2011 6:17:50 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

The Marines set up a booth at San Gabriel Valley Pride's Community Unity Day at Pasadena City College. They were the only military branch to attend.

Marine Corps recruiters at the San Gabriel Valley Pride event at Pasadena City College on Saturday didn't care whether the young men who lined up to test their strength were gay or straight.

The Marines just wanted to see some pull-ups done properly: Place hands about shoulder width apart, palms facing away; pull upward until chin is over the bar and then slowly return to the hanging position. Repeat until the feet feel like concrete blocks and the biceps like rubber bands about to snap.

Addison Arce, 23, a slight, sinewy man who ran cross-country at Burbank High School, impressed them with 13 brisk pull-ups. "I've always been fond of the military and what they do," said Arce, who described himself as bisexual. "I've thought about joining. Whether it would be the Marines, the Navy or Coast Guard, I'm not sure." These Marines, he added, "they really know how to put on a show."

With the official repeal last month of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, the Marine Corps, the service that was most opposed to ending the policy, appears to be leading the charge into new recruitment territory.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: bhodod; homosexualagenda; marinecorps; marines; military; recruiting
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1 posted on 10/09/2011 6:17:52 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Mark for later.


2 posted on 10/09/2011 6:18:56 PM PDT by sport
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a crying ****ing shame.


3 posted on 10/09/2011 6:20:18 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

4 posted on 10/09/2011 6:23:01 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Marking time on the government's dime...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vA_nV1NAfTs


5 posted on 10/09/2011 6:26:35 PM PDT by tumblindice (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Sickening. The United States By God Marines, reduced to pandering to organ grinders by mandate. Ten years from now, we'll be hard-pressed to win war games against the national army of Luxembourg.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

6 posted on 10/09/2011 6:28:45 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m almost glad that the World War II and Korean War generation are mostly gone (including my father, who was both) before this happened.


7 posted on 10/09/2011 6:31:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Better to ask forgiveness than permission.)
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To: Viking2002

Herman Cain will stop this perverted madness real quick. He will enforce this law like obama enforces immigration laws!! YES BABY!! Back in the closet.


8 posted on 10/09/2011 6:33:08 PM PDT by PETENICK1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’d bet money your father served with gays during both wars.


9 posted on 10/09/2011 6:33:08 PM PDT by abercrombie_guy_38
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To: Viking2002

Herman Cain will stop this perverted madness real quick. He will enforce this law like obama enforces immigration laws!! YES BABY!! Back in the closet.


10 posted on 10/09/2011 6:33:31 PM PDT by PETENICK1
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To: Viking2002

All by design...no liberal ever did a damn thing to actually strengthen the US military...


11 posted on 10/09/2011 6:35:27 PM PDT by Crim (Palin / West '12)
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To: Old Sarge; gunnyg

When I was ‘in’ during the 60’s we all hated it, so the mantra was “Eat the apple, F*ck the core”.....guess this is come weird twist on that ole full circle thing.


12 posted on 10/09/2011 6:37:55 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: Viking2002
I think you are being very mean to gay men. They are very brave. Here is a video to prove it.

A Brave Man

Oh, wait. Bugs don't count. If the enemy has "bugs", then all bets are off. Bugs are violation of the Geneva thingy!!!

13 posted on 10/09/2011 6:38:17 PM PDT by Squeeky ("Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it. " Emily Dickinson)
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To: abercrombie_guy_38
Of course, I know that I did. But they weren't openly gay which is the difference. Homosexuals have been in every military since we lived in caves. What's your point?
14 posted on 10/09/2011 6:38:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Better to ask forgiveness than permission.)
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To: abercrombie_guy_38

But then they had the sense to keep their peters in their pockets.


15 posted on 10/09/2011 6:39:54 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Actually going after gays directly. wow


16 posted on 10/09/2011 6:40:32 PM PDT by ari-freedom (We need a Steve Jobs Plan: encourage innovation, not regulation.)
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To: abercrombie_guy_38

I’d bet money your father served with gays during both wars.

I have a gay friend who has a bronze star, purple heart, and
one leg. I’m sure he was as un “in your face” in the Navy as
he is now as a civilian. Who am I who never served to judge?


17 posted on 10/09/2011 6:46:04 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Squeeky
Was that your sister?

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

18 posted on 10/09/2011 6:46:38 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“These Marines, he added, “they really know how to put on a show.””


19 posted on 10/09/2011 6:47:15 PM PDT by decimon
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I could just see it now.

“The Marines....We’re Looking for a Few Good Men.”

“Well who isn’t, honey?”


20 posted on 10/09/2011 6:48:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ari-freedom
Actually going after gays directly. wow

Maybe they can't wait to get them into boot camp:

Alright ladies, load up your packs with rocks, we're going for a little run.

Are you a-eyeballin' me boy? Drop and give me twenty faggot!

21 posted on 10/09/2011 6:49:28 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: abercrombie_guy_38

So what? If they weren’t a problem they served and no one knew or cared. Why anyone would want to be known for being gay rather than their service is beyond me. It shows exactly what is wrong with the ‘gays in the military’ argument which is crafted not to further some great civil right but to instead warp the military into an proving ground not of soldiers but of PC drones. The left have the academia and now they are one step at a time putting in place the tools to control the military to get rid of the conservative refuge it represents.


22 posted on 10/09/2011 6:51:32 PM PDT by Maelstorm (Better to keep your enemy in your sights than in your camp expecting him to guard your back.)
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To: Viking2002

Oh NO. My sister does not squeal like that. I might, if I see a snake or something. But usually I just move out of the way real fast. Now I bet the Chinese invest in creepy, crawly bug research. LOL!!!


23 posted on 10/09/2011 6:52:21 PM PDT by Squeeky ("Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it. " Emily Dickinson)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Out or around?


24 posted on 10/09/2011 6:53:10 PM PDT by RichInOC (Sarah Palin is at war with the left. Most Freepers are just playing the video game.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sickening.

Obama and his treasonist democrats are ruining this country, without haste and in every way possible.


25 posted on 10/09/2011 6:53:32 PM PDT by Gator113 (~ Just livin' life~)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
These Marines, he added, "they really know how to put on a show."

It won't be long before they put on their own Broadway show.

26 posted on 10/09/2011 6:57:50 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No, no, no! The limp wrist does NOT work on pullups!


27 posted on 10/09/2011 7:01:48 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A queer named Arce? Too funny.


28 posted on 10/09/2011 7:02:44 PM PDT by j_tull (I may make you feel, but I can't make you think.)
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To: Mr. Mojo

`Springtime for the USMC’?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqNfO-2pS7Q&feature=related


29 posted on 10/09/2011 7:05:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Corrupting the world’s finest military from within. Brought to you by the Obamination that is causing desolation.


30 posted on 10/09/2011 7:09:43 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

“Are you a-eyeballin’ me boy? Drop and give me twenty faggot! “

In ‘81 it was, “Are you eyeball fu<£in’ me?!?! You queer fer mah gear, son?!? Start diggin’...Bend an’ mother fu<£ers, BEGIN!”.

How’s that gonna be now? “Are you straight, boy?!? Bend and thrusts, BEGIN, and you BETTER KISS ME!”


31 posted on 10/09/2011 7:12:38 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: SgtBob

Yeah, that’s the stuff we’re looking for.

Thanks SgtBob.


32 posted on 10/09/2011 7:16:57 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Reach out? LOL!

Carefully--never know what you might get a handful of there.

vaudine

33 posted on 10/09/2011 7:21:55 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: Squeeky
Ha - one of my dogs carried a live 14" grass snake into the house last week, and my wife HATES snakes. But the noises she made had had a LOT more testosterone behind them than ol' Fluffy the Weather Fairy there. And a lot less histrionics, to boot. LMAO

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

34 posted on 10/09/2011 7:30:50 PM PDT by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: Viking2002

“Fluffy The Weather Fairy”-—OH I am ROTFLMAO!!!


35 posted on 10/09/2011 7:34:39 PM PDT by Squeeky ("Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it. " Emily Dickinson)
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To: Old Sarge
*SNICKER*

Monty Python, Flying Circus......
Attack me w/ a pointed stick.

36 posted on 10/09/2011 7:39:09 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (I can take tomorrow, spend it all today. Who can take your income, tax it all away. Obama Man can. :)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

" I bet you're the kind of guy that would ---- a person in the --- and not even have the [...] common courtesy to give him a reach-around. I'll be watching you. "

37 posted on 10/09/2011 7:46:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: abercrombie_guy_38
I’d bet money your father served with gays during both wars.

most meaningless post ever.

38 posted on 10/09/2011 7:50:56 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Following orders from command. Sickening, vile, disgusting, revolting, projectile vomiting...

The Communist in Chief is doing all within his power to destroy the fiercest fighting machine on the planet.

Where are the GOP “conservatives?” I think I know. They are hiding in the closet, lying in a fetal position, sucking their thumbs...agonizing while waiting for Obama to give them their next marching orders.


39 posted on 10/09/2011 7:52:09 PM PDT by takenoprisoner (Constitutional Conservatism is Americanism.)
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To: abercrombie_guy_38

Big difference between serving with gays who kept their sexuality to themselves, and serving with those who will be open about it.


40 posted on 10/09/2011 7:52:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And people ask why I am getting out after 14 years.....


41 posted on 10/09/2011 8:33:53 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Articles like this make me pray that the Tree of Liberty is watered with the blood of patriots and tyrants.


42 posted on 10/09/2011 9:21:00 PM PDT by ohioman
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To: abercrombie_guy_38

Knock off the pro-fag crap.


43 posted on 10/09/2011 9:22:17 PM PDT by ohioman
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Semper Fi disgrace!

Two centuries of absolute magnificence down the drain...

44 posted on 10/09/2011 9:27:00 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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If this is true, the Marines are finished. If you recruit homosexuals, normal young men will stay away. So sad.


45 posted on 10/09/2011 9:32:40 PM PDT by Godwin1
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To: ohioman

I just want to know if this law can be cancelled/overturned by new legislation. We The People should have some recourse to this purposed destruction of the code in our military.


46 posted on 10/09/2011 9:34:12 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Old Sarge

Semper Fi, sweety pie!


47 posted on 10/09/2011 9:41:26 PM PDT by LumberJack53213
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To: MHGinTN

It can be done, but it would be difficult.


48 posted on 10/09/2011 9:49:24 PM PDT by ohioman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"I’m almost glad that the World War II and Korean War generation are mostly gone (including my father, who was both) before this happened. "

Well....I'm still here (KW generation) and glad of it! I want to be here to be part of the coming chaos when the mess this Nation is in gets cleaned up...

In a few years 175,000 pussified and faggotized fake-marines humping each other in barracks, humvees, nad foxholes will be no match for the million or so "real" Marines who will still be around for the fight...

49 posted on 10/09/2011 10:16:12 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: PETENICK1
Herman Cain will stop this perverted madness real quick. He will enforce this law like obama enforces immigration laws!! YES BABY!! Back in the closet.

Perhaps you should familiarize yourself with what Cain has said on the issue:

"If I had my druthers, I never would have overturned "don't ask/don't tell" in the first place. Now that they have changed it, I wouldn't create a distraction trying to turn it over as president. Our men and women have too many other things to be concerned about rather than have to deal with that as a distraction."
June 13, 2011, primary debate in Manchester, NH.
50 posted on 10/09/2011 10:19:35 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama wins in 2012.)
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