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Dem Congressman Asks Navy To Name Ship After Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk
Weasel Zippers ^ | April 25, 2012 | Zip

Posted on 04/26/2012 6:51:17 AM PDT by CaptainKrunch

All aboard the U.S.S. Fabulous!

SAN DIEGO — Rep. Bob Filner has called on the Navy to name a ship after slain gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk, who served as a Navy officer in the early 1950s.

In a letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Filner said naming a ship after Milk “would be a great tribute to Milk’s support for equality and in keeping with effort(s) to promote equality in our military after the recent repeal of the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy.”

Milk served as a diving officer aboard a submarine rescue ship and later as a diving instructor stationed in San Diego.

Filner, a candidate for mayor of San Diego, said, “I will continue to work with the GLBT (gay-lesbian-bisexual-transsexual) Historic Task Force of San Diego County to promote the legacy of our nation’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk.”

 


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: jimjonesbuddy

1 posted on 04/26/2012 6:51:21 AM PDT by CaptainKrunch
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To: CaptainKrunch
Ah...no...

Now for our next point of order...

2 posted on 04/26/2012 6:52:13 AM PDT by Fedupwithit ("Live Free or Die: Death is not the worst of evils" - Gen. John Stark)
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To: CaptainKrunch

3 posted on 04/26/2012 6:55:47 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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USS C!@# Sucker?
USS Rump Ranger?
USS Fudge Packer?

The possibilities are endless.


4 posted on 04/26/2012 6:56:29 AM PDT by CaptainKrunch (Freedom is what's fair.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

There are not enough new ships to name one after only one Democrat. Let’s name one after old Harv and Hillary.....it would be the MILK AND KOOKY’S


5 posted on 04/26/2012 6:58:30 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: CaptainKrunch

Maybe they could just name the poop deck after him?


6 posted on 04/26/2012 7:01:10 AM PDT by BlueMondaySkipper (Involuntarily subsidizing the parasite class since 1981)
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To: CaptainKrunch

USS Twinkie


7 posted on 04/26/2012 7:02:32 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

He was a diver alright. Always coming up for air.


8 posted on 04/26/2012 7:07:34 AM PDT by novascotianative
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To: CaptainKrunch

Isn’t there enough gay jokes for the Navy?


9 posted on 04/26/2012 7:10:36 AM PDT by bmwcyle (I am ready to serve Jesus on Earth because the GOP failed again)
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To: CaptainKrunch
Harvey Milk? Who was killed by a Communist activist?

Uh, no. If the ship is built and named, I will PRAY for it to be sunk.

10 posted on 04/26/2012 7:11:42 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Sounds reasonable.

The Navy has bent over for the Murtha and other inappropriate names.

So why won’t they bend over for the real thing?

BOHICA!


11 posted on 04/26/2012 7:13:20 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: CaptainKrunch

The USS Butt Pirate


12 posted on 04/26/2012 7:14:18 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: CaptainKrunch

As a Navy wife, I STRONGLY object to this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


13 posted on 04/26/2012 7:14:47 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: CaptainKrunch

The "Raging Queen."

14 posted on 04/26/2012 7:18:07 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

I don’t think losing your life in the struggle so that others might be free to practice sodomy is in any way comparable to losing your life so that other might enjoy their unalienable rights.

To suggest that Harvey Milk is worthy of naming a ship after him is insulting and demeaning beyond belief when compared to people who are true heroes. It illustrates the perversion of right and wrong, of moral vs immoral at several levels.

Imagine the whole country being run by people who think that Harvey Milk is that important. #Notfunny.


15 posted on 04/26/2012 7:19:08 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: CaptainKrunch

Interesting how being shot can elevate a persons standing in history.


16 posted on 04/26/2012 7:20:02 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: CaptainKrunch

All I can say is, stay away from the “Poop Deck”.


17 posted on 04/26/2012 7:20:11 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: CaptainKrunch
We all live in a yellow gay blow submarine. I just wanna know what they intend to use the SS Harvey Milk's 'periscope' for?
18 posted on 04/26/2012 7:23:24 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: CaptainKrunch

This is a deliberate attack on the military and an attempt to destroy pride.

I never served in the military but I know there is great pride that men carry away from it for the rest of their lives. I have a neighbor with a mural on the door of his garage of the Sub he served on during Vietnam.


19 posted on 04/26/2012 7:24:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: tflabo

***We all live in a yellow gay blow submarine. I just wanna know what they intend to use the SS Harvey Milk’s ‘periscope’ for? ****

And why not a submarine! They go down, they blow the tanks and come up!


20 posted on 04/26/2012 7:29:22 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: CaptainKrunch

They need to name a ship after him that they use to recover the seals. The rear end of the ship drops down and then the seaman can enter it.


21 posted on 04/26/2012 7:31:57 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: CaptainKrunch

USS C!@# Sucker?
USS Rump Ranger?
USS Fudge Packer?
USS Pillow Biter?
USS Cigar Smoker?
USS Pole Pushers?
USS Hotdog Eaters?
USS Donut Punchers?
USS Ham Slammer?
USS Protein Burpers?
USS Tumble Bunnies?
USS Butterbutts?
USS Butt Pilots?
USS Cabana Boys?
USS Stool Pushers?
USS Backseat Drivers?
USS Tail Gunners?
USS Sword Swallowers?
USS Jingle Boys?


22 posted on 04/26/2012 7:36:47 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: laweeks

The only place a sailor who served on the Harry Milk would be able to use the name of his ship would be on liberty in san Francisco.


23 posted on 04/26/2012 7:47:23 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: CaptainKrunch

A fairy boat!


24 posted on 04/26/2012 7:50:27 AM PDT by the_daug
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To: Venturer

They SHOULD name the ship after this “gay activist hero”...then paint the ship with a gigantic bullseye where the bullseye is centered on the conning tower. Man it with only self-professed queers and let them lead every “charge”...:-)


25 posted on 04/26/2012 7:50:57 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly ("Mantra of the left: 'It's only okay when WE do it.'")
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To: CaptainKrunch

It’s nickname will be the “Twinkie”


26 posted on 04/26/2012 7:54:54 AM PDT by Kozak ("It's not an Election it's a Restraining Order" .....PJ O'Rourke)
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To: BlueMondaySkipper
Maybe they could just name the poop deck after him?

Yep, rename it the pooper deck.

27 posted on 04/26/2012 8:01:42 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'll cling to my religion and guns till they're pried from my cold dead fingers!)
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To: CaptainKrunch

It only has two speed settings...

Reverse and Ramming Speed


28 posted on 04/26/2012 8:04:15 AM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: CaptainKrunch

The USS ‘Anal Explorer’?


29 posted on 04/26/2012 8:09:18 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Well,at least will be full of seamen


30 posted on 04/26/2012 8:14:52 AM PDT by jrg
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To: jrg

This thread is as funny as the one allowing Muslim men to have sex with their dead wives.

I think I might watch Leno tonight.


31 posted on 04/26/2012 8:23:03 AM PDT by jayrunner
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To: CaptainKrunch

instead of naming the whole vessel after him, how about a plaque over the hole that lets the bilge out. Call it the Glory Hole in honor of the glorious career of the famous homosexual activist.


32 posted on 04/26/2012 8:49:37 AM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Good ship Lolly C—K!


33 posted on 04/26/2012 8:50:50 AM PDT by crazydad
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To: CaptainKrunch
Imagine the syphilis rate on *that* vessel.The medical officer had better stock *lots* of really strong antibiotics before each cruise.
34 posted on 04/26/2012 8:51:55 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: CaptainKrunch

35 posted on 04/26/2012 8:54:46 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Just silliness. Bob Filner jumped the shark a long time ago.


36 posted on 04/26/2012 8:57:33 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: CaptainKrunch

How about the “USS Ignominious”?

Though, in context to Mister Milk, the best name of all would be the “USS Twinkie”. If you know the context.


37 posted on 04/26/2012 8:59:30 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("It is already like a government job," he said, "but with goats." -- Iranian goat smuggler)
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To: CaptainKrunch
I would not object to this on the basis of Milk being a homo. I have no doubt we have named a ship, sometime/somewhere after a homo.

I object because he never once did any memorable war hero sh!t. Just like the USS Gabby Giffords.

We've crossed the threshold of the ludicrous.

39 posted on 04/26/2012 10:40:48 AM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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