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Uniformed military to march in Pride Parade, into history [Barf]
The San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | July 18, 2012 | Matthew T. Hall

Posted on 07/18/2012 8:03:28 AM PDT by kevcol



It won’t matter how hot it gets or how much she sweats or how many people around her are wearing T-shirts or less on Saturday during San Diego’s gay Pride Parade.

Joanna Gasca won’t take off her jacket. It means too much to her.

After nearly 29 years and countless uniform changes in the U.S. Air Force, Gasca [pictured below] will don her blue jacket to march with a uniformed, active-duty military contingent in her hometown’s Pride Parade for the first time.


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This year, organizers added another first: They urged service members to ask their commanding officers for permission to march in their uniforms.

It’s tough to argue with the rationale. The Pride Parade is a civic, even patriotic, event — rather than a political one. Police officers and firefighters march, and the Department of Defense doesn’t prohibit participation.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; US: California
KEYWORDS: gaymafia; gaypride; homosexualagenda; sandiego
Her passion about the parade is matched by her pride about wearing a uniform instead of the T-shirt she put on a year ago.

“No one gets deployed in just a T-shirt,” Saldana said. “No one gets to fight for our country in just a T-shirt. No one is recognized as an American service member as easily in a T-shirt. We’re loud and proud, and I think these uniforms are very loud and allow us to be very proud.”

Sick, twisted, perversion of the Military in full swing now (pun intended) courtesy of the Homosexual in Chief - with some serving openly under (and apparently saluting) the "rainbow flag".

1 posted on 07/18/2012 8:03:37 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Don McLean wrote a song over 30 years ago called The Pride Parade. The lyrics are unintentionally prescient.

“It started out quite simply, as complex things can do;
A set of sad transparencies till no one could see through,
But least of all the one inside, behind the iron glass;
A prisoner of all your dreams that never come to pass.

“Alone you stand, corrupted by the vision that you sought,
And blinded by your hunger, all your appetites are bought,
But in spite of what becomes of you, your image will remain;
A reminder of your constant loss, a symbol of your gain.

“And your friends are together,
Where the people are all gathered,
All along the road you traveled all your days.

“And soon, you have succumbed to what the others all believe,
And though the lie affects them still it’s you that they deceive,
And all at once you’re lost within the emptiness of you,
And there’s no one left who’s near enough to tell you what to do.

“You’re left with nothing but your self-potential in the dark,
Like tinder resting on a rock, protected from the spark,
But your fire just consumes you, you alone can feel the pain,
And you stand in all your glory and you know you can’t complain.

“But your friends are together,
Where the people are all gathered,
All along the road you traveled all your days.

“But you are surely just as evil as the worst my tongue can tell,
For you’ll never face my heaven and I’ll not endure your hell.
You have lost the chance to mingle by your constant, quiet lies;
Deceptions hidden with your lips, but spoken with your eyes.

“For I know you for what you are, not for that’s really all you are.
And your talents of a minor order seem to stretch too far.
And we both know that this masquerade can’t carry on too long.
You’re deep inside the Pride Parade, but where do you belong?

“And your friends are together,
Where the people are all gathered,
All along the road you traveled all your days.”


2 posted on 07/18/2012 8:07:42 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney have the mother of all Macaca moments)
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To: kevcol
The wicked freely strut about when what is vile is honored among men.
Psalm 12:8
3 posted on 07/18/2012 8:11:44 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: kevcol
Remember that the fast majority of those in the combat levels; the sergeants, the captains, the majors...especially in the combat arms branches, do not agree with the chicken politics of Obama and the Generals. 504th, Afghanistan, May 2012
4 posted on 07/18/2012 8:12:49 AM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American that a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: kevcol

How is this parade not political?

One of the only differentiating factors in the current presidential race has to do with gay marriage.

Its political. Keep the uniforms out of it.


5 posted on 07/18/2012 8:12:59 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: kevcol
Uniformed military to march in Pride Parade, into history [Barf]

The military takes it's orders from the (bisexual?) president. They do as they're told. That doesn't mean they approve.

I believe after 2012, if we can get the radical-n-chief back to community organizing, this type of dysfunctional behavior will cease.

6 posted on 07/18/2012 8:13:58 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: kevcol

7 posted on 07/18/2012 8:15:35 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: kevcol

Let us assume that there will be a scheduled Heterosexual Pride parade, and the military is invited to march in it.

Anyone wanna bet what the Obamadorks, the bottom-O-the-SAT press, and University Useless Department “Professors” would have to say?


8 posted on 07/18/2012 8:16:18 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Monterrosa-24

I would wish that to be true. I don’t know anymore that it’s true.


9 posted on 07/18/2012 8:17:12 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture TM)
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To: kevcol
What is the difference between a uniformed military member marching in a “gay pride” parade and participating in uniform in a pro-gun rally, or a Tea Party rally?
10 posted on 07/18/2012 8:18:03 AM PDT by RavenATB
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To: kevcol
The Pride Parade is a civic, even patriotic, event — rather than a political one.

Yeah, right. The Dysfunctional United States of Homosexual Sex (D.U.S.H.S.)
Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? (Massive sarcasm)

So when do the Celebrate Heterosexuality parades start? Isn't it about time the heterosexuals rose up and had a national day of family, children, and American apple pie?

11 posted on 07/18/2012 8:23:12 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: kevcol

A patriotic event?

I think not.

Go to zombietime.com and check out some of the gay pride parade photos. Some of the most obscene stuff you can imagine.


12 posted on 07/18/2012 8:23:30 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: kevcol
From breaking things and killing people to interior decorating and diddling pee pees...

...Ahab with an old flintlock and camel alone will be able to whip our butts.

If blacks vote 95% for the swisher in chief again they will be the homo race.

13 posted on 07/18/2012 8:27:13 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Obamacare like all Marxist fails, outlaws redress before increasing it's demand.")
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To: kevcol

Any service member in uniform who salutes a Gay Pride flag should be seen at court-martial. Period.


14 posted on 07/18/2012 8:27:41 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: kevcol

I believe there is a regulation against participating in political advocacy while in uniform.


15 posted on 07/18/2012 8:29:06 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: kevcol

In a related story, the Pedophile Pride Parade has also urged service members to ask their commanding officers for permission to march in their uniforms.


16 posted on 07/18/2012 8:31:05 AM PDT by TheDon (The Democrat Party, the party of the KKK (tm))
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To: smokingfrog
A patriotic event?
I think not.

Yeah. It's a national disgrace. This abomination shows us all how far America has fallen.

It's like I've always said - Oboma is finishing the job his muslim brothers failed to do on 9/11.
Destroy our economy - check!
Destroy our military - check!
Destroy our form of government - check!

17 posted on 07/18/2012 8:31:28 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Monterrosa-24

Wesley Clark says 92 percent of troops surveyed would have no problem after a “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal

It’s worth noting that even at these higher rates, only a minority of survey respondents said that repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” would produce exclusively negative consequences. So while the level of comfort Clark cites — 92 percent — is too high, the survey nonetheless found a notable degree of comfort with a repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” within the ranks. (Or at least a tolerance for repeal. Only about 18 percent of all respondents went so far as to say repeal would be “very positive” or “positive,” while 52 percent — an absolute majority — said it would either have no effect on performance or an equal mix of positive and negative effects.)

So Clark is generally right that only a small minority of service members think a repeal would have negative or very negative effects on unit performance, but he exaggerates just how small that minority is. For this reason, we rate his statement Half True.

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2010/dec/06/wesley-clark/wesley-clark-says-92-percent-troops-surveyed-would/


18 posted on 07/18/2012 8:32:44 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: kevcol
“Gay Pride” aka “Homo Hubris” or, never mind how much normal people are grossed out just do yo own thang and pay big money to the politicians who don't give a damn and can hurt those who won't swallow your crap.
19 posted on 07/18/2012 8:34:04 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Obamacare like all Marxist fails, outlaws redress before increasing it's demand.")
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To: Iron Munro

“I believe there is a regulation against participating in political advocacy while in uniform.”

Not if you a homo lefty anti christian... then its encouraged by the homosexual officer class, media and the islamic executive.


20 posted on 07/18/2012 8:34:57 AM PDT by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: kevcol
So, a Marine at Camp Pendleton gets booted because he expressed his opinion on a private blog site, yet these twinks want to march in uniform?

Associating the uniform with a political statement is wrong whenever it is done.

21 posted on 07/18/2012 8:36:59 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: Monterrosa-24

67 Percent of Marine Combat Forces Say Putting Homosexuals in Their Units Will Hurt...

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/67-percent-marine-combat-forces-say-putt

Who’d have guessed there would come a day when the Boy Scouts had tougher standards than the US military?


22 posted on 07/18/2012 8:37:30 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: concerned about politics


23 posted on 07/18/2012 8:40:20 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: kevcol

What a wonderful example the Senior Master Sargeant is setting...


24 posted on 07/18/2012 8:47:11 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: kevcol
Its my understanding of the Uniform Code of Military Justice and current Dept of Defense regulations that active duty military personnel may not march in any parade in uniform including parades for July 4th, Memorial Day etc.
That is not up to any base Commander.
That said, anyone that would so defile the Uniform by marching in a pervert parade should be arrested by Military Police, Court Martialed and Dishonorably Discharged
25 posted on 07/18/2012 9:04:32 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: kevcol

Homosexuals in the military are like tee hee termites in the mahogany...a hard strong wood resistant to normal biological toxins meeting alien freakish deviant and abnormal assaults from sick and wrong agents bent on making the whole unwholesome and thus subject to corruption and control.


26 posted on 07/18/2012 9:13:58 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Obamacare like all Marxist fails, outlaws redress before increasing it's demand.")
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To: kevcol

Will the DOD allow military/naval members to present themselves in uniform at Pro-Life or Pro-Marriage or partisan political events? Thought not.

Also, the image of “twits” in uniform saluting any flag other than that of our nation or the several states (or another nation, ceremonially, as appropriate) is most resentful to me and our status as a soveriegn nation.

Our national military leaders have no balls it seems to do right or resign, (”fortitude” for those who are “inclusive”).

I retired from active duty only a few years ago (2006) and I work on a major Army installation, however, the military I see represented in the media and in policy does not reflect what I see daily in the form of boots on the ground and in the acts of our young warriors.

It has been my expereince in conversation that while our uniformed personnel ackowledge that some choose to be (sodomites) they do not desire to know about that or heterosexual exploits either.

Our military has had a long tradition of being rather apolitical in policy and accommodating of most rational political and social viewpoints, (but not most behaviors). It is rather silly to assume that policy promoting, not just allowing, abnormal sexual conduct (yes, ab-normal) would have no impact on the ability of our nations forces to accomplish every mission with aplomb and minimal loss of life (on either side).

Social experiments belong in labs, not in the critical context of a nations war-fighting prowess.

God Help us, as it seems we have loss our compass.

(POST- I note in advance that my viewpoint may not be agreeable to many-even in this forum-whatever.)


27 posted on 07/18/2012 10:18:53 AM PDT by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret), "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War" (my spelling is generally correct!))
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To: Manly Warrior

I agree with you totally. You had to have served to really understand how things are in close quarters. Even officers don’t know because they don’t have to share quarters, at least not in the AF.

The ones really affected are the poor souls in the barracks. I’m sure they will cover up the truth like they cover everything else up.


28 posted on 07/18/2012 11:48:39 AM PDT by USAF80
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To: kevcol

I cannot describe in mere words how sick this whole development makes me. After having been in the AF for 28 and retiring eight years ago, to see people wearing American military uniforms saluting a “flag” that symbolizes such debauchery is the farthest fall from grace imaginable.

FUBO, and FU to EVERY EFF-ING FUDGEPACKER BACKER IN THE SENATE AND HOUSE WHO VOTED FOR THE REPEAL OF DADT!!!!!! Burn in hell, the lot of you!


29 posted on 07/18/2012 12:00:20 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: kevcol

This disgusts me and I’ve never served in the military.

Even I know not to disgrace the uniform.


30 posted on 07/18/2012 12:07:08 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: tgusa

It makes ME sick and I’ve never served.

What a disgrace to the flag,the United States and all who have served.


31 posted on 07/18/2012 12:10:03 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN

Burn a US flag-—free speech.
Burn a gay pride flag-—hate crime.


32 posted on 07/18/2012 6:44:27 PM PDT by NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN ('he who creates something worthwhile, never dies.'')
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To: ilovesarah2012

Weasley Clark, the General who almost started World War III.


33 posted on 07/18/2012 7:35:27 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: TurboZamboni

Some things were not just thought out when DADT was overturned.

In a heated battle, five Marines are in a fox hole in
Afganistan, two of them being known homosexuals.

Coming directly at the Marines are 15 or more taliban fighters and for a few seconds the Marines are stunned. All the sudden the platoon sgt says “what are you waiting for, shoot the cock*uckers!

See the problem?


35 posted on 07/19/2012 7:44:05 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: kevcol

what a bunch of baloney.....there is nothing patriotic about homosexuality...its abnormal...its a perversion...its unhealthy and even deadly....domestic violence, drug addiction, and suicide are rampant compared to heteros....


36 posted on 07/19/2012 7:49:46 PM PDT by cherry (/)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

and besides this obamey/panetta ruling, any homosexual who thinks himself to be of character and patriotism will NOT march in this stinking exhibition as a sign of good faith....


37 posted on 07/19/2012 7:56:47 PM PDT by cherry (/)
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I’ve never understood this PROUD thing that the homosexuals have adopted. Why would someone be proud to be attracted to their same sex???????????

This makes absolutely no sense whatsover. The truth of the matter is most homosexuals suffer from terrible depression because they know what they are doing is abnormal and not
healthy to say the least. Engage in these perferted acts and you will eventually die from it. Unknown cancers, depression that leads to suicide and of course AIDS.

So exactly what is there to be PROUD of?

This is all part of the communist manifesto. Infiltrate
society with this perversion and make the abnormal seem normal. It destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah and it destroyed
the Roman Empire. And it will destroy the United States. God will not be mocked.


38 posted on 07/19/2012 8:29:01 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: USAF80

I believe I will shave my beard, let out my Service blue trousers and don my dress unifrom to attend a non-paritisan political event just for fun-and invite teh press to document it all. I mean, if troopers can volunteer (I assume they volunteeered????) for a sodomite hit parade in sin city west, then I certainly can attend a patriotic event in uniform as well.

Understood, I am retired, but nonetheless an officer of the US Army, active duty retired list.

Maybe some positive press would be in order in light of this debacle of sillyness.

I realy want to know which GO at DOD signed on to this w/o protest?

We are diminished for their lack of integrity....


39 posted on 07/26/2012 11:53:47 AM PDT by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret), "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War" (my spelling is generally correct!))
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