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Retired naval officer calls for gay marriage in GOP platform
Wisconsin Gazette.com ^ | Aug 9 2012 | Wig

Posted on 08/09/2012 2:17:35 PM PDT by scottjewell

A retired Navy captain is asking Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to support adding marriage equality to the GOP platform. McDonnell chairs the committee that will propose a platform at the national convention in Tampa later this month.

Retired Navy Capt. Joan Darrah, in a letter to McDonnell, said the freedom to marry is in keeping with the party’s ideology.

“If given the opportunity, we will testify in support of the inclusion in the Republican platform of both the repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and the right of same-gender couples to marry and for those marriages to be recognized by our federal government,” Darrah wrote.

“Quite simply, these objectives correspond with the ideals of the Republican Party – opposition to government intrusion in people’s lives and a modern military that supports all service members and their families.”

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012rncconvention; 2012rncplatform; doma; homosexualagenda; mcdonnell; navy
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Ugh :-(
1 posted on 08/09/2012 2:17:41 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

... and the Mittens-ization of the party proceeds apace.


2 posted on 08/09/2012 2:19:16 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: scottjewell

And that will be the death of the GOP.


3 posted on 08/09/2012 2:20:12 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: scottjewell

This clown doesn’t have a full seabag.


4 posted on 08/09/2012 2:20:41 PM PDT by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: scottjewell

Clearly a Democrat-Obama plant who wants to knock the social conservatives completely out of the election.

Particularly now that so many African-American clergy are speaking out against Obama because of his ‘evolution’ towards ‘gay marriage.’


5 posted on 08/09/2012 2:21:46 PM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Maybe the thought of a gay marriage plank at the Tampa RNC will awaken Mitzi and make him go anti-gay marriage?


6 posted on 08/09/2012 2:22:24 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Remove him from the committee. Period.


7 posted on 08/09/2012 2:23:30 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: scottjewell
Retired naval officer calls for gay marriage in GOP platform

It would be political suicide.

8 posted on 08/09/2012 2:23:30 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Jim Robinson; cripplecreek
Cue the Funeral Music!

It's already here.

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9 posted on 08/09/2012 2:23:51 PM PDT by KC_Lion (No more Grand Old Progressives! Vote Conservative-Libertarian-Tea Party!)
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To: scottjewell
Retired Navy Capt. Joan Darrah, in a letter to McDonnell, said the freedom to marry is in keeping with the party’s ideology.

Methinks perhaps Joan was retired from the Navy on a section 8.

10 posted on 08/09/2012 2:25:10 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Log Cabin Republicans announced yesterday that they are part of the process on the platform this time as well.


11 posted on 08/09/2012 2:26:14 PM PDT by Ingtar ("As the light begins to fade in the city on the hill")
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To: scottjewell

He’s just mad “Don’t ask, don’t tell” outlasted him.


12 posted on 08/09/2012 2:27:11 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: scottjewell

Another one irked at the failure of the Chick-Fil-A “kiss-in”?


13 posted on 08/09/2012 2:27:11 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: scottjewell

Here is a pic:

http://www.standingonthesideoflove.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Joan-Darrah-pictured-right-with-her-wife-Lynne1-300x214.jpg


14 posted on 08/09/2012 2:27:40 PM PDT by VMI70
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To: scottjewell
Clueless O turd.

This man is no shipmate of mine.

15 posted on 08/09/2012 2:28:14 PM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of NO! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: upchuck
Methinks perhaps Joan was retired from the Navy on a section 8.

Or a Section Q

16 posted on 08/09/2012 2:28:40 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Word Is Out,Harry Reid's Into Child Porn.Release All Your Photos,Harry!)
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To: DuncanWaring

Make that She/her.

Misread “Joan” as “John”.

Most inconvenient.


17 posted on 08/09/2012 2:28:42 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: scottjewell
A "she" retired Navy Captain, and people wondered why people like me didn't want women serving on ships or subs.

She is demanding gay marriage.

Let her go somewhere else (Saudia Arabia, perhaps) to peddle her pro-sodomy ideology.

18 posted on 08/09/2012 2:30:34 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: upchuck
"Did somebody say Section 8?"

19 posted on 08/09/2012 2:31:44 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: KC_Lion
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20 posted on 08/09/2012 2:33:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

21 posted on 08/09/2012 2:35:21 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: scottjewell
Some ex-naval officer wants Republicans to support gay marriage? It's not like Republicans are going to do that.

Just about anybody can "call for" just about anything and it means nothing.

22 posted on 08/09/2012 2:35:47 PM PDT by x
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To: scottjewell

Let’s see...the Captain’s period of active-duty service began well before “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” during the days when recruits were questioned on their sexual identity and being gay was grounds for dismissal from service. I’m guessing the Captain lied back then, so she’s guilty of fraudulent enlistment (at a minimum). Too bad we can’t bring her back to active duty, charge her with that crime under the UCMJ and collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in active duty and retired pay that she has received improperly.

Funny how that little legal technicality never makes its way into stories like this one.


23 posted on 08/09/2012 2:37:21 PM PDT by ExNewsExSpook (uoted)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

LOL YIKES!!!


24 posted on 08/09/2012 2:38:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: donhunt
This clown doesn’t have a full seabag.

LOL!

And nothing but ballast between the ears.

25 posted on 08/09/2012 2:39:16 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: MagUSNRET

Pic at Post #14; yuk.


26 posted on 08/09/2012 2:39:16 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie and stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: scottjewell
"Retired naval officer calls for gay marriage in GOP platform"

I'm guessing it was Jimmy Carter or John McCain.

27 posted on 08/09/2012 2:39:31 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: scottjewell
No surprise that Darrah is a gay activist.

excerpt:

"The letter for Monday is from Lynne Kennedy, partner to Capt. Joan Darrah, U.S. Navy (Ret.). The couple has been together for 20 years this December."

Letters From Military Families on DADT

28 posted on 08/09/2012 2:40:17 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: scottjewell
If the GOP goes queer, Oboma will win in a landslide. There's no way normal Americans will be able to hold their noses with something as vile as this.

There's no such thing as homosexual tolerance. It was a very successful public silencing campaign, but behind the voting curtain it's a different story. The fascists have no control over the voters minds in the privacy of the voting booth.

29 posted on 08/09/2012 2:42:16 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: scottjewell

Well they’ve already nominated a candidate who did more for gay marriage as governor than Obama did as president.

So why not go ahead and put in their platform what they stand for. For that matter, they could copy the democrats platform.
The GOP platform could just be a big “ME TOO!”.

Let the exodus of both parties begin to a real alternative.


30 posted on 08/09/2012 2:46:45 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: scottjewell

They’re everywhere. Sheesh!

It’s not about marriage. It’s a door for letting in any kind of depravity.
It’s been coming for years—drip, drip, drip.

0bama’s agenda—Divide and conquer. We see it in everything he does.
That’s the Alinsky way.

Make it stop!!!!


31 posted on 08/09/2012 2:47:44 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer.)
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To: DannyTN
Well they’ve already nominated a candidate who did more for gay marriage as governor than Obama did as president.


32 posted on 08/09/2012 2:48:23 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: donhunt
"This clown doesn’t have a full seabag."


Maybe he has another agenda...or a secret in his ditty bag.....


33 posted on 08/09/2012 2:51:33 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!!!)
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To: scottjewell

I always knew there was something funny about squids.


34 posted on 08/09/2012 2:51:37 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: cripplecreek

35 posted on 08/09/2012 2:56:12 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!!!)
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To: VMI70
Here is a pic:

http://www.standingonthesideoflove.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Joan-Darrah-pictured-right-with-her-wife-Lynne1-300x214.jpg

Two shriveled old prunes.... makes me shudder to think about what they look like or do with each other.

36 posted on 08/09/2012 3:04:07 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: VMI70

They’re both wives?


37 posted on 08/09/2012 3:10:10 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: 1010RD

Husbands??? We don’ need no steenking husbands!


38 posted on 08/09/2012 3:13:50 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: Jim Robinson

And that will be the death of the GOP.

I'm with you, but the fact that Romney's candidacy didn't peter out months ago is cause for concern. The GOP, like the ELCA, appears prepared to embrace its demise.


39 posted on 08/09/2012 3:21:05 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: KC_Lion

Yep, going the way of the Whigs. Needs to be replaced by something close to the Tea Party concept.


40 posted on 08/09/2012 3:32:14 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: DannyTN
Well they’ve already nominated a candidate who did more for gay marriage as governor than Obama did as president.

Romney supported the proposed Constitutional Amendment in Massachusetts defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman. This is an easily verifiable fact.

The Massachusetts Supreme Court's specious "interpretation" of the state constitution is the reason "gay marriage" is the status quo at this time. (Goodridge vs. Dept. of Public Health) The 80% Rat legislature obstructed the Constitutional Amendment vote in order to allow the supreme court's "gay marriage" interpretation to stand in MA.

The effect of the MA Supreme Court's ridiculous interpretation of the state constitution regarding "gay marriage" is an exact parallel to the current legal situation in regard to Obamacare. We need the Congress to overthrow Obamacare or we are stuck with John Robert's court's bizarre ruling, and in MA, action by the legislature was necessary to prevent the supreme court's ruling from remaining the final word on the subject. Unfortunately, the Rat legislature, with their obstructionist tactics, chose to trample the citizens' right to vote.

It's within the realm of possibility that the state constitution could be amended in future under a less corrupt legislature.

41 posted on 08/09/2012 3:38:17 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: scottjewell
Do it gop... go ahead... I am ready for all out war with you sumbiches... you know you want to do it... you love evil and want to embrace it... so go ahead so we can write your rancid pos turd of a party off once and for all and move on to a new party that actually REPRESENTS Americans.

LLS

42 posted on 08/09/2012 3:41:40 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: scottjewell

Just curious, but is the Navy ahead of the other branches of Service in terms of advocating open homosexuality in uniform? It was Admiral Mullen who also pushed the queer banner in everyone’s faces.


43 posted on 08/09/2012 3:42:12 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them)
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To: scottjewell

Go for it. In fact the GOP should just merge with the Democrats. There’s not enough difference to justify the existence of two parties.


44 posted on 08/09/2012 3:46:04 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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45 posted on 08/09/2012 3:46:46 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: scottjewell

I favor immediate firing of any person in the Republican Party who ever uses the words inclusion or diversity favorably in the current political context. Maybe if they’re talking about food, and that’s about it.


46 posted on 08/09/2012 3:51:40 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: freedomfiter2

Right, merge them and then have a new right party.


47 posted on 08/09/2012 3:51:48 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: KeyLargo
Naval Tradition, you ask me!

Rum, Sodomy and the Lash.

Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty.

48 posted on 08/09/2012 3:52:18 PM PDT by Little Bill
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Well, yes it is about the destruction of language and meaning in Western Civ—so words like”marriage” will be destroyed and meaningless, so the Marxists can control the thoughts of all children (Create their proper Worldview). Textbooks (like in CA marriage licenses will no longer be allow words like wife or husband or mother or father to be used for textbooks. Nor “partner” because actually marriage will be between Party A and Party B and eventually C,D, E, F etc-—either males, females, or both. It won’t mean anything. And children will be able to be like objects, used in negotiations, and given out like birth control pills—or the State will raise them. Biology is meaningless.

Marx hated God (religion) and the natural family. The family unit is essential for emotional health of children so they become independent and emotionally secure—but those type of people are to be eliminated because they are dangerous to the Power that be.

Read 1984 and The Brave New World. That is their vision—where the word mother is a filthy word and makes people vomit. It is conditioning so all biological connections are destroyed (Laws of Nature obsolete) so that an artificial world-—dictated by the elites—who want the “all type of sex anytime” paradigm—like was rampant in Ancient cultures and eliminated only in places where Judeo-Christian Ethics were adopted.

To make Sodomy a “Right”, eliminates Judeo-Christian Ethics and destroys the Rights of our Constitution. Only Rights from God are recognized, but they want God “dead”—as Nietzsche so well stated in the 1800’.

To establish Sodomy (a Vice) as a Right-—we also eliminate Reason from the Law. Right Reason according to Just Law is the understood rationality that was essential for ALL LAW in the US. Reason does not exist with Sodomy which is not only unnatural—it is an impossible concept—two men can never be one flesh—and ALL American legal dictionaries defined marriage as one woman and one man.

How can a group of people with such a warped, evil way to see human beings—get to decide a “NEW” Ethical system based on Vice is Good??????
Bizarre and Irrational.

Pederasty was the norm-—The Satanists want God killed, so they can go after the boys. The founder of the Homosexual movement, Harry Hays, liked boys—after all he was sodomized by a sailor at 11 and loved it and wants all boys to have such “Freedom” and “Love”.

Chambers stated the culture war in 52 in his book, “Witness”. it is God vs. Man. Been going on since Adam but really got warped and sick with Marx after centuries of Christianity in the West.


49 posted on 08/09/2012 3:56:03 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: scottjewell

These sick warped bastards think their Rights come from Satan.

In this country-—we give our oath to God—and our NATURAL RIGHTS come from God-—not some warped mind, like Barney Frank and Sandusky.

Trying to force laws which promote Vice is EVIL and Unjust Law. There is no more rationality to marrying the same sex than marrying a dog.

Law has to contain Reason and be in line with Natural Moral Law-—not the irrationality of Marx.


50 posted on 08/09/2012 4:00:52 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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