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Pentagon To Hold First-Ever Gay Pride Event On Tuesday
US News ^ | 25 June 2012 | ELIZABETH FLOCK

Posted on 06/25/2012 5:22:08 PM PDT by moonshot925

Less than a year after the Defense Department's "Don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) policy toward gay and lesbian service members was repealed, the Pentagon says it will hold its first-ever Gay Pride event Tuesday.

The event is likely to be a more toned-down version of the Gay Pride parades that take place every June in cities around the world—sans the flags, wigs, beads and boas. (Though some have suggested rainbow camo or berets.)

Instead, the Pentagon has planned a somber-sounding panel discussion entitled "The Value of Open Service and Diversity," according to a Defense Department press release.

The event will also have a keynote speaker: the Pentagon's top lawyer Jeh Johnson, who co-chaired the 2010 study on how a DADT repeal might affect combat operations, housing and other issues, according to the Washington Post.

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


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To: Ronin

If Romney wins in November, he’s going to be under a huge amount of pressure to reverse this policy.


You may find it very difficult to put the toothpaste back into the tube. Lawyers will be grinning.

FUBO.


51 posted on 06/25/2012 8:05:25 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
I posted a similar question in my local newspaper...what are they so proud about. Assuming that being homosexual is because they are “born that way” (which I don't buy, but we'll use it for the question), why be proud about it and have a parade? That would be like having a brown eye parade or a size 10 shoe parade.

Just because people are open about having someone of the same sex pleasure them, that isn't exactly an accomplishment. An accomplishment is something like going to the moon or separating yourself from a world power (Independence day).

52 posted on 06/25/2012 8:12:23 PM PDT by ScubieNuc (When there is no justice in the laws, justice is left to the outlaws.)
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To: moonshot925

wtfrick???


53 posted on 06/25/2012 8:15:48 PM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
The Drummers and Fifers to attend on the Grand Parade at Guard mounting for that Purpose.

These bastards would love to receive that order from the CIC. How times have changed. Our nation is truly lost.

54 posted on 06/25/2012 8:19:30 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: moonshot925
Unless Romney and Congress end this travesty in January 2013, this will be what Pentagon Gay Pride Day looks like in 2015...


55 posted on 06/25/2012 8:23:04 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: moonshot925

God in Heaven help us. Stop these evil people who are trying to destroy our children, our nation and our future. Wake up every American to the danger we are in with the politicans who have been making sinful laws and enacting legal orders to change the laws that You established. We stand with You God, rejecting their ways and ask that You delivers us all from this evil. Give us wisdom and guidance and direction on what we can do. No man can save us from the times we are living in; only You can. Have mercy on us and fill us with Your peace. Amen


56 posted on 06/25/2012 8:30:34 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

This is hilarious. They ought to host it on Afghanistan, piss off the Taliban with our freedoms.


57 posted on 06/25/2012 8:35:49 PM PDT by BigWillyG
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To: Dick Vomer

By golly, you’ve hit on something!

Hit DOD where it really hurts, right in the good ol’ recruiting & retention stats!

“Sorry, recruiting sergeant, I’m not joining because the services are being overrun with out in the open queers and life in barracks or shipboard is already bad enough being jammed together like sardines without worrying about getting attacked in my bunk or the shower & what if my immediate supervisor is one of them, I can coldcock his faggy @ss but I’ll get court martialed just for doing what’s normal. No thanks, I’m out of here!”

Pains me to write this since I joined during Vietnam & retired just a year ago. It’s true, hear me Lord.


58 posted on 06/25/2012 8:36:11 PM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!")
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To: twister881; douginthearmy

***During my last sea tour, two of them “mysteriously” disappeared overboard during blue water operations;***

I mentioned something like this here on FR a few weeks back and someone accused me of getting my ideas on homos in the military from the movies.

I spent four years in the USAF and every year we had assembly were read the riot act about homos in service, then had to sign a paper showing we had been at the assembly.

In basic we also had to serve one day of KP at the out processing HOMO barracks.

we were told we would see things unbelievable and we were not to laugh, point or joke about it.

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2862940/posts

To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
Expect an increase in “Friendly Fire” and “Lost at Sea” reports.

***
I’m guessing your understanding of the U.S. military stems from an overconsumption of hollywood movies.***

14 posted on Friday, March 23, 2012 2:57:12 PM by douginthearmy (Obamagebra: 1 job + 1 hope + 1 change = 0 jobs + 0 hope)


59 posted on 06/25/2012 8:36:38 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I LIKE ART! Click my name. See my web page.)
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To: moonshot925

Our country is lost. Our government endorses and is proud of sin. The Lord Jesus Christ will and is removing his hand of protection.

Like ancient Israel when they backslid into sin our fate is to be scattered and to go into captivity...either economic or physical.


60 posted on 06/25/2012 8:42:05 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: F15Eagle

The Lord’s truth remains and His standards are unchanging. His truth doesn’t change with the wills, whims and overt sins of a culture or people.

How long Oh, Lord?


61 posted on 06/25/2012 8:48:04 PM PDT by 444Flyer (~Leaning on the everlasting arms~ (Deuteronomy 33:27) (John 3))
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To: moonshot925

If people think Romney is going to fix this, they are in for a big surprise.
Romney is  pro abortion, pro gay marriage, and pro gay adoption. He compelled Catholic hospitals to issue abortifacient pills. He forced the Catholic Church to stop adoption services after 109 years because they would not let gays adopt innocent children. In MA Romney forced children, starting at 5 yrs old, to be taught about the gay lifestyle. The parents were not allowed to opt out their children.

Just like in Kings of the Old Testament, we need God and not a King. If we trust in man and not God, we WILL be destroyed.


62 posted on 06/25/2012 8:49:48 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: DouglasKC
"...Like ancient Israel when they backslid into sin our fate is to be scattered and to go into captivity...either economic or physical."

Every day the news bears witness to what you have just stated. May the Lord have mercy and keep His own people who follow His commandments. (John 14:15)

63 posted on 06/25/2012 8:57:08 PM PDT by 444Flyer (~Leaning on the everlasting arms~ (Deuteronomy 33:27) (John 3))
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To: SaraJohnson

let homos try snuggling up with the enemy in an islamic country. that will go over real well.


64 posted on 06/25/2012 9:37:57 PM PDT by raccoonnookkeeper (I keep raccoons in a nook!)
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To: moonshot925

Queers spread diseases, are a security risk (Bradley Manning which everyone stayed silent on since gay is officially OK now), they usually have other issues (most screwed up people come as clusterfu$%s), they are not there to serve their nation but to achieve affirmation of their behavior...

But the DoD is led by self ingratiating and narcissistic politically minded idiots, so they will ram this down the service members throat, pun intended,


65 posted on 06/25/2012 9:40:34 PM PDT by Red6
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To: Linda Frances

Mitt may flip flop in the face of public opinion (the Catholic church didn’t exactly have a lot of vocal support among the people of Massachusetts) and do something that, if not conservative, is less than screaming liberal. Barack is forward left full steam and no flip flop, damn the people’s opinion. It takes Barack to make Mitt look even close to tolerable.


66 posted on 06/25/2012 9:43:26 PM PDT by raccoonnookkeeper (I keep raccoons in a nook!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Second that. Where did you go thru basic? Certainly not at Lackland with the rest of us. A unit full of out-processing homos? Was that next to the unicorn flight?
FWIW No one much likes serving next to airman Gaga, but I haven’t met him/her yet, thank God. There a few homos we all know about. They keep it to themselves. Long as that happens, we’re the military. We do take whole “duty” and “following orders” thing pretty serious and it’s pretty offensive to accuse us of murder. Everyone likes to tell stories about guys falling off ships but it’s always “my best friend’s, neighbor’s, uncle” who saw it happen.


67 posted on 06/25/2012 9:46:26 PM PDT by Torpedome
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To: Torpedome

***Where did you go thru basic? Certainly not at Lackland with the rest of us. A unit full of out-processing homos?***

Lackland 1966. Yes, a barracks of out-processing homos. When they went through the chow line some had on necklaces, lipstick, ect.

Our TI came off his authoritarian position for a few minutes and said that things went on in THAT barracks too disgusting to mention.


68 posted on 06/25/2012 9:55:06 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I LIKE ART! Click my name. See my web page.)
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To: F15Eagle; Jeremiah Jr; 444Flyer; Yehuda; ladyL

“Obamanation has come to destroy America.”

Roberts bumbled on the word “faithfully”, such that Roberts said, “I will execute the office of president” and Obama said, “I will execute...”

Execute, i.e. destroy. If the word “faithfully” had remained to modify execute, execute would look as it should, meaning to carry out or perform, not “to destroy”.

>>>

Here’s how Tuesday’s oath went:

Roberts: ... that I will execute the office of president to the United States faithfully ...

Obama: ... that I will execute ...

Roberts: ... the off — faithfully the pres — the office of president of the United States ...

Obama (at the same time): ... the office of president of the United States faithfully ...

http://articles.cnn.com/2009-01-21/politics/obama.oath_1_oath-president-obama-chief-justice-john-roberts?_s=PM:POLITICS


69 posted on 06/25/2012 9:57:46 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Ronin

So much for the freedom earlier generations of men in the military fought for.


70 posted on 06/25/2012 10:03:02 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ScubieNuc

Indeed. As Joseph Sobran put it, why take “pride” in a disorder? There is no heterosexual pride. It’s just taken for granted. Even homosexual persons have to engage in heterosexuality in order to reproduce themselves(whether the old fashioned way or thru IVF).


71 posted on 06/25/2012 10:06:57 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: B.O. Plenty

Indeed. The psycho-communist American left has succeeded in hurting our nation where Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia failed.


72 posted on 06/25/2012 10:09:27 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: moonshot925

The word “diversity” is used by the “progressives” so much, I’ve gotten sick of it. Just reading the word is enough to bring up one’s lunch. Liberals have practically made a religion out of “diversity”(steady,stomach,steady).


73 posted on 06/25/2012 10:11:51 PM PDT by liberalism is suicide (Communism,fascism-no matter how you slice socialism, its still baloney)
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To: Torpedome

Not always. I was in 13 years 1976 to 1988 and I can remember one incident particularly because I was interviewed by the NIS afterwards. In that case, a guy really did go off the portside aft sponsor at night.

That one was eventually ruled a suicide and it might have actually been one, too. But he was queer and annoying people about it so the scuttlebutt going around that he was helped over the side.

In another case that made a big splash in the Navy Times, a squid took a ball-peen hammer to the head of a person in his division that had taken homosexual liberties on him after they had smoked some dope together in a fanroom.


74 posted on 06/25/2012 10:12:02 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Ezekiel
The signs were all there from the start weren't they? Don't forget Rick Warren praying in the name of the Islamic false jesus ‘Isa’ at Obama's inauguration. It's been all down hill ever since.
75 posted on 06/25/2012 10:20:08 PM PDT by 444Flyer (~Leaning on the everlasting arms~ (Deuteronomy 33:27) (John 3))
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Ever occur to you that maybe some (most) of these guys didn’t want to be in the military? Maybe playing homo was a good way to get out? I don’t know. I’ve never seen a gay man wear lipstick. Even in a gay bar. Except drag queens but those freaks aren’t joining the military...it would ruin their nails. We’re an all volunteer force. I don’t know anyone who didn’t know exactly what they were getting into so maybe we that’s why we aren’t full of freaks wearing lipstick to get thrown out. And I went through basic in ‘02. I think maybe my experience is a little more pertinent to today’s military. Since I’m in it. No offense but the world has changed a little since ‘66. We all know “gays” as they like to call themselves. We grew up watching them on MTV, my soccer coach was gay, everyone has a gay friend...mostly girls do anyway, they think it’s “cool”. Most people my age don’t care. My parents may not have paid for my college but they did something a lot more important, they taught me the Bible. So I do care. But I’m a minority round here. But there are some of us here. Fighting the good fight. Preaching the Word whenever we can get away with it.


76 posted on 06/25/2012 10:25:49 PM PDT by Torpedome
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To: ReformationFan

And THAT was always his goal. I just don’t plan on giving up the fight just yet. Knowledge is power.


77 posted on 06/25/2012 10:26:07 PM PDT by Torpedome
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Homos make up maybe 2 percent of the population. Of those, I don’t see all that many jumping to join the military. From what I understand, a lot of ‘em can’t even admit it to themselves and either stay in the “closet” (where I’d be fine if they stayed) or don’t choose to give in to the perversion till their mid twenties or even later. I just find it hard to believe that there were enough on one base at any one time to make up a whole unit.


78 posted on 06/25/2012 10:26:19 PM PDT by Torpedome
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To: 444Flyer; F15Eagle; Jeremiah Jr; Yehuda; hal ogen
The signs were all there from the start weren't they?

The writing was on the wall!

Superstition - Stevie Wonder (Live @ the White House)

79 posted on 06/25/2012 10:26:54 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Ronin

We will not have a military worth crap in a generation. We’ll be fighting to defend ourselves in our streets and towns. The War of 2012 starts in November.


80 posted on 06/25/2012 11:20:31 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: Ronin

We will not have a military worth crap in a generation. We’ll be fighting to defend ourselves in our streets and towns. The War of 2012 starts in November.


81 posted on 06/25/2012 11:20:49 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: moonshot925
Instead, the Pentagon has planned a somber-sounding panel discussion entitled "The Value of Open Service and Diversity," according to a Defense Department press release.

Which part of sexual perversion are they "proud" of? Has the pentagon considered the "feelings" of our Arab allies?

By what twisted and warped reasoning did the Pentagon conclude that this is a good thing?

82 posted on 06/26/2012 4:35:22 AM PDT by olezip
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To: chargers fan
For what it’s worth, things seem pretty business as usual around my unit.

My work friend told me that his daughter and son-in-law, both with over 15 active service, are now getting out. They're disgusted that they will have to maintain a blind eye to the perversions that outright homosexuals will instill all around them. And, by the way, a number of their colleagues are calling it quits too.

83 posted on 06/26/2012 6:04:14 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Torpedome

***Ever occur to you that maybe some (most) of these guys didn’t want to be in the military? Maybe playing homo was a good way to get out?****

At that time (1966) the quotas for the USAF and NAVY were full of volunteers. Drafties went into the ARMY and some in the MARINES.

So these people had to volunteer and got caught within the first few weeks and got the boot.

Interesting note, it was said by our TI that most of them would find a letter from the draft board when they got home.


84 posted on 06/26/2012 7:07:44 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I LIKE ART! Click my name. See my web page.)
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To: chargers fan

Same here. Nothing really changed that I can see. People always predect gloom. It bothers me when people say it’ll destroy the military. I’m not thrilled about it, don’t get me wrong. But I think it’s a huge insult to us serving that they think we can’t handle this or anything else without collapsing into tears and anarchy. We’re the US Military. We’ve faced a whole lot worse.


85 posted on 06/26/2012 9:26:36 AM PDT by Torpedome
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

I’m young not mentally retarded. I know which branches the draftees went into. I’m just saying a whole lot of people joined the AF and Navy to avoid combat. And when that life turned out to not be the bed of roses they thought, they took the easy way out and pulled a Klinger. If there is any bright side whatsoever in this situation (and it’s dim), at least wimps no longer have that option.
If you can’t comprehend the logical fallacy inherent in your argument, I can’t help you. The media wants you to believe that half this country is gay. It’s BS. All credible studies point to 2%, tops. Of those, how many do you think are willing to serve? What, and disrupt their beauty sleep? I think your TI might have fed you a few lines for the same reason our TIs told us Angelina Jolie died while we were in basic. It’s fun to mess with baby airmen. There just aren’t that many homos and most of them aren’t bumrushing the recruiting stations...the few who do, probably won’t go through with it once reality sets in. This isn’t an easy life and not everyone’s cut out for it. There are some homos, yeah, but there always have been....mostly lesbians actually. And while they’ll toast in hell with their pervert brothers, they’re not as annoying to work with at least. Heck, at least they’re not always getting knocked up. Most of the homos have been here awhile and aren’t stupid enough to make a scene. The military will stand. We will overcome.


86 posted on 06/26/2012 9:51:26 AM PDT by Torpedome
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To: Torpedome

My concern is that in the future there will be pushes to purge the military of Chaplains who oppose the practice of homosexuality. As of now the rules are that Chaplains whose denominations actually take the Word of God seriously do not have to perform homosexual marriage ceremonies. However, if I know leftists if they see one thing or person that stands in the way of what they want they will find somebody who can serve as a plaintiff and file suit (I point to the florist in New Mexico as example). Also, if I ever serve in a command function I may choose not to associate with individuals outside of work if they have behaviors I disagree with (Having sex outside of marriage, constant profanity, drunkenness, etc). Will I face the wrath of the left if I make the same decision regarding homosexuals?


87 posted on 06/26/2012 10:28:40 AM PDT by chargers fan
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