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Paul Ryan Says He's Now Okay With Gays in the Military
CNS News.com ^ | September 25, 2012 | Pete Winn

Posted on 09/27/2012 3:58:37 PM PDT by Windflier

(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, told a West Palm Beach, Fla., television station over the weekend that he is now okay with homosexuals in the military and does not want to reverse the repeal of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy.

“I talked to a lot of good friends of mine who are combat leaders in the theater, and they just didn’t think the timing of this was right to do this when our troops were in the middle of harm’s way in combat,” Ryan told WPTV Saturday, when asked about the one-year anniversary of the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell.

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(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, told a West Palm Beach, Fla., television station over the weekend that he is now okay with homosexuals in the military and does not want to reverse the repeal of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy.

“I talked to a lot of good friends of mine who are combat leaders in the theater, and they just didn’t think the timing of this was right to do this when our troops were in the middle of harm’s way in combat,” Ryan told WPTV Saturday, when asked about the one-year anniversary of the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell.

“Now that it’s done, we should not reverse it. I think that would be a step in the wrong direction because people have already disclosed themselves.”

“I think this issue is past us,” he added. “It’s done. And I think we need to move on.”


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KEYWORDS: cultureofcorruption; dadt; etchasketch; gaymilitary; gays; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; paulryan; romney; romneyryan; ryan; slipperyslope
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1 posted on 09/27/2012 3:58:39 PM PDT by Windflier
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To: Windflier

Out of interest, how was DADT repealed? congressional vote or executive order from the king?


2 posted on 09/27/2012 4:00:56 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Windflier

Gays are already demanding changes that would allow them to have sex in the barracks and bunks and choose their own roommates


3 posted on 09/27/2012 4:02:43 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Windflier

He has no other choice, does he?


4 posted on 09/27/2012 4:02:43 PM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: All

Sorry about the funky formatting in the original post. I usually preview first, but not this time :-(


5 posted on 09/27/2012 4:02:53 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Viennacon

Legislatively.


6 posted on 09/27/2012 4:03:30 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: Windflier

agree..no commment


7 posted on 09/27/2012 4:03:36 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: 353FMG

Just like ObamaCare

It is now “settled law”


8 posted on 09/27/2012 4:03:51 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Windflier

Somebody claiming to be Paul Ryan appeared on FOX- Cavuto program. It had to be an impostor because it acted like a ventriloquist dummy with nothing to say but a very tightly scripted Romney talking point list. It was awful.

What have the Romney people done with the real Paul Ryan? Where are they keeping him? Tied up in a basement somewhere?


9 posted on 09/27/2012 4:03:54 PM PDT by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: Viennacon
Out of interest, how was DADT repealed? congressional vote or executive order from the king?

Does it matter? The point is, Ryan's all for it now.

10 posted on 09/27/2012 4:04:01 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

If he said anything else it’d be a distraction. Focus on the job at hand. Things will take care of themselves after Nov 6th.


11 posted on 09/27/2012 4:04:59 PM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: Windflier

I have a comment....>SICKENING! Paul Ryan should be ASHAMED of himself!!!!!! Asshat.


12 posted on 09/27/2012 4:05:06 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 353FMG
He has no other choice, does he?

Gosh, I guess not. Time for all of us conservatives to wise up and get with the liberal program. /s

13 posted on 09/27/2012 4:05:08 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Breto

Just a small part in a lockbox


14 posted on 09/27/2012 4:05:08 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Windflier
No comment...

Don't worry, I won't ask if you won't tell...
15 posted on 09/27/2012 4:05:14 PM PDT by verum ago (Note to self: check the date, stupid!)
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To: Windflier

No comment needed. The can of worms has been open. It’s a shame but that’s the fact.

Obama’s got a bag full of cans. Question is, will we let him open those too?


16 posted on 09/27/2012 4:05:17 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Viennacon

CONgress voted on it, the Kenyan signed it.

It was punched through before the Tea Party takeover.


17 posted on 09/27/2012 4:05:33 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Breto

Why is this a change? I never heard anyone say Ryan was a conservative until he was picked to be VP.


18 posted on 09/27/2012 4:06:17 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nhwingut
If he said anything else it’d be a distraction.

Of course. All conservative principles are nothing more than "a distraction". The gods of the GOP-e have decreed it so.

This is how they intend to fire up the base to get out and vote for them???

19 posted on 09/27/2012 4:08:06 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Viennacon

Never mind that it was in violation of conduct code and they are already selecting their bunkmates again in violation of established conduct codes.

Next will come gay officers’ clubs (organizations and recreation) and PC promotion.

All by executive order.

The lavender mafia marches on.


20 posted on 09/27/2012 4:08:14 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: 353FMG

Well, he does have to go along with the presidential candidate.


21 posted on 09/27/2012 4:08:41 PM 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: Windflier

Amazing how they bend over and grab their ankles for less than 1% of the population, even when they have 0% chance of getting a single vote for it.


22 posted on 09/27/2012 4:08:44 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Viennacon

A Democrat party line vote. We’re lucky they didn’t make homosexuality mandatory.


23 posted on 09/27/2012 4:09:16 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: GeronL
Gays are already demanding changes that would allow them to have sex in the barracks and bunks and choose their own roommates

Got a link to that story? Sex does not belong in the barracks let alone in the military. The quicker they understand that the better off we will all be.

Something tells me Obama will accommodate them and even give them condoms, that's the scary part of it all.

24 posted on 09/27/2012 4:09:16 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: svcw

“We have to elect Romney because we can influence him our way after the election...”

blah blah blah

Not a chance


25 posted on 09/27/2012 4:09:52 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL
Amazing how they bend over and grab their ankles for less than 1% of the population, even when they have 0% chance of getting a single vote for it.

BINGO!!!

Post of the thread!

26 posted on 09/27/2012 4:10:14 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
What about getting Sinclaired while on deployment ???
27 posted on 09/27/2012 4:10:55 PM PDT by ptsal (E)
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To: Windflier

His mind and morals are slipping away rapidly ~ next, “Ryan thinks he’s the Pope and orders crates of condoms for Vatican use” ~


28 posted on 09/27/2012 4:11:05 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: tsowellfan

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/25/homosexuals-in-the-military-demand-special-privile/#ixzz27ZidnnQn


29 posted on 09/27/2012 4:11:54 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Windflier

Not taking issue with your post (I get the sarcasm) but I’d like to make it clear that if conservatives never PUSH BACK and change/enforce laws, all that will ever be served by conservativism will be “debate” and slowing down inevitable politically correct liberalism.


30 posted on 09/27/2012 4:12:00 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Old Sarge

Conservatives have a habit of fighting against things and then giving up when they lose. If something is passed, they just surrender. The only exception seems to be Obamacare.

My question is, why the hell do you even need to make it known what sexuality you are? You’re in the military, not a brothel. Who needs to know? What relevance does it have?


31 posted on 09/27/2012 4:12:32 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: GeronL

Thanks! It’s a great article to include in this thread.


32 posted on 09/27/2012 4:13:50 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Windflier

Ryan is getting the order of things mixed up, republicans cave in AFTER they get elected not BEFORE.


33 posted on 09/27/2012 4:14:52 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Windflier

Romney-Ryan = Log Cabin Republicans

Only voting state here and only a few issues (can’t even support the repug candidate for governor for similar reasons).

We were told there would be no good choices during the End Times and boy isn’t that the truth!


34 posted on 09/27/2012 4:15:40 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture TM)
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To: Viennacon

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/25/homosexuals-in-the-military-demand-special-privile/#ixzz27ZidnnQn

The gays think its very relevant, they want to be able to do IT whenever and whenever


35 posted on 09/27/2012 4:15:44 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: muawiyah
His mind and morals are slipping away rapidly

I suspected this would happen when he signed on with Mitt.

36 posted on 09/27/2012 4:15:55 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

I guess this should have been predictable. Ryan probably feels forced to say these things.

I pretty much exhausted myself criticizing Romney before his official nomination and I no longer have any appetite for criticizing his candidacy. At this point, I really just feel sorry for the Romney-Ryan ticket and for each of them personally. Like Ann has said, things can’t be easy or fun for them.

Anyway, it’s almost over now.


37 posted on 09/27/2012 4:16:06 PM PDT by Tau Food (Tom Hoefling for President - 2012)
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To: Windflier

How lovely. Whenever it seems this crappy election season couldn’t get any more dispiriting, it always does. Really getting to be fewer and fewer reasons to even bother with going out and casting a damned ballot.


38 posted on 09/27/2012 4:16:09 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Windflier

The Romney bait-n-switch, as he usually does, is starting to show.


39 posted on 09/27/2012 4:16:17 PM PDT by CodeToad (Be Prepared...They Are.)
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To: Breto
What have the Romney people done with the real Paul Ryan? Where are they keeping him? Tied up in a basement somewhere?

Same thing the McCain people did with Sarah Palin - SSDD

40 posted on 09/27/2012 4:17:42 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Viennacon
My question is, why the hell do you even need to make it known what sexuality you are?

They'd argue hetero's openly discuss their family life, relationships, put pictures of their significant others on their desks, etc. These people claim they want to do the same, and now they are.

The homo issues are a great example of the power leftists have over us via the mainstream media and entertainment establishment. We have entirely lost the youth on this issue. Otherwise conservative younger folks are increasingly pro gay marriage.

41 posted on 09/27/2012 4:18:43 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Windflier

Sheesh-they sure do want to make it tough-I have to repeat to myself, like a mantra to hypnotise myself, “Hussein will destroy this country, Hussein hates whites, Hussein will destroy America”. If I would crawl over broken glass to vote in this election, it’s to get Hussein OUT, not out of love for this crew. Ryan is really a let-down for social conservatives.


42 posted on 09/27/2012 4:18:59 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Windflier

I thought he was Catholic?

Way to rally my vote R&R.


43 posted on 09/27/2012 4:19:27 PM PDT by Dacula
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To: Viennacon

They have all this PRIDE! DADT was just not good enough,
it’s all about the egos and flaunting the sin. (or both
sins)


44 posted on 09/27/2012 4:19:38 PM PDT by jusduat (on the mercy of the Lord alone.)
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To: Windflier

Our side traded 2 years of temporary extension of the Bush tax cuts in 2010 Christmas lame duck session for the repeal of DADT. What a mistake....


45 posted on 09/27/2012 4:20:08 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Dacula
I thought he was Catholic?

Just proved he isn't.

46 posted on 09/27/2012 4:22:44 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature not nurture TM)
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To: GeronL

I agree.
There is no way the Republican congress will go against him.


47 posted on 09/27/2012 4:23:17 PM 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: Windflier

I’m Catholic and had hopes for Ryan. No more.


48 posted on 09/27/2012 4:24:36 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: ScottinVA
It is the only way to accomplish a ban again. If mitt were to veto it... we veto his arse in 2016. Even if he wins... he will most likely be a one term-er. The only way he wins a second term is if he well outperforms people's expectations. America has no patience left for bullsh!t. I pray obama loses because it will reverse the direction we are headed in... even if mitt and Ryan take a few left turns... and they will. obama is far too dangerous for us and Israel he must be defeated and we must remain on the side of GOD.

LLS

49 posted on 09/27/2012 4:28:10 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: Windflier

The best we can do this November is throw a speed bump on the road to destruction of America. Freakin’ sad.


50 posted on 09/27/2012 4:28:42 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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