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Accidental "I Love You" derailed SEALS career
ABC News/Yahoo ^ | 2/14/14 | Lee Ferran

Posted on 02/14/2014 10:47:54 AM PST by TangledUpInBlue

Decorated Navy SEAL Brett Jones had already survived two harrowing deployments overseas when, back in the states, his world came crashing down around him, all thanks to an answering machine.

It was the morning after a welcome back party, and Jones was calling to thank a fellow Navy serviceman who organized the bash. The man wasn't in, so Jones left him a message at his military office, and then he did something without thinking about it.

"I said, 'I love you' before I hung up," Jones told ABC News, recounting the story by email.

(Excerpt) Read more at gma.yahoo.com ...


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KEYWORDS: abcdisneynews; braking; culturewar; dontaskdonttell; fdrq; gblgabcdisney; homosexualagenda; navy; pantiesinawad; pinkjournalism; pravdamedia; seals
Oh boy.
1 posted on 02/14/2014 10:47:54 AM PST by TangledUpInBlue
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Good.


2 posted on 02/14/2014 10:50:01 AM PST by Thane_Banquo (III%)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Thats it then. This homophobic institution needs to be disbanded.


3 posted on 02/14/2014 10:53:30 AM PST by skeeter
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To: TangledUpInBlue

It seems like the navy decided to let him continue his career and dropped the investigation. Honestly he kept it secret and wasn’t open about it and it was just a woman who reported it and they started an investigation which in my opinion is excessive

at the end of the day the guy was risking his life for his country and i’m sure his fellow soldiers didn’t care about his personal life on the battlefield

but in the end he chose to be honorably discharged so I don’t see how the incident ruined his career


4 posted on 02/14/2014 10:55:49 AM PST by chevydude26
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To: TangledUpInBlue
"Don't ask don't tell" would work well in a situation like this.

Actually, in all of life.

5 posted on 02/14/2014 11:05:05 AM PST by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

I’ll do that about once in every 1,000 phone calls.

Every once and a while someone will do it to me. Usually a distracted, henpecked husband.


6 posted on 02/14/2014 11:06:30 AM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Actually, he could have said: “I love you, MAN” and it would have been a Budweiser commecial.


7 posted on 02/14/2014 11:07:31 AM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Jones said he had known he was gay since he was 6-years-old...

Really? How? What 6 year old has ANY concept of what sexual attraction is? At 6 he knew he preferred boys to girls? OK, that describes most 6 year old boys, only none of them are thinking about sex, because they have no concept of what it is.

8 posted on 02/14/2014 11:08:41 AM PST by Hoffer Rand (If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. *Asterisk.*)
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To: chevydude26
i’m sure his fellow soldiers

He was a sailor.

9 posted on 02/14/2014 11:13:06 AM PST by xone
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Let me get this right: The man is a hero because he happens to be a former SEAL who lets other men play with his private parts? How many stories have we seen on SEALs because they are not gay? And as for his “husband,” he no more has a husband than he can fly without help.


10 posted on 02/14/2014 11:14:55 AM PST by armydawg505
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To: TangledUpInBlue
"He said a woman in the same office as Jones' boyfriend at the time heard the message and reported it up the Navy's chain of command.

It's always the vindictive, spiteful gossipy female who destroys others careers.

11 posted on 02/14/2014 11:17:13 AM PST by Obama_Is_A_Feminist
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To: TangledUpInBlue

This story makes me want to Puke, Spit, and beat the living hell out of these fairy’s, simultaneously, for destroying the reputation of our fighting services


12 posted on 02/14/2014 11:21:40 AM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Hoffer Rand
Jones said he had known he was gay since he was 6-years-old...

Jones is a liar!

There is not an honest bone in the mind, heart, or soul of these perverts.

Their only concern is their own selfish desires.

They have completely turned their backs on their heavenly Father, and He in return, has left them to their own evil desires.
13 posted on 02/14/2014 11:24:01 AM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
"That was all it took for the Navy to launch a full-scale investigation that lasted for months," Jones told ABC News."

My Chief once returned a draft memorandum of mine with his hand written edits, concluded with "Thanks, darling. XOXOX," and a little valentine heart drawing. It was stapled to a router slip transmitted through several clearing officers before ultimately reaching me. Giggling and laughing, they all gathered in my office to watch my reaction. In a classic case of crossed signals, the man had been talking on the phone to his wife while simultaneously editing my draft. They said the stricken look on my face was hilarious. All I could think of was "YIKES!"
14 posted on 02/14/2014 11:24:02 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

I am used to putting a ubiquitous “Love You” at the end of my telephone calls with my wife and children. I have almost accidently done it speaking to friends and nonfriends, as my mind floats on to the next task, before I’m done with the current one.

I don’t really see anything necessary here but a good ribbing.


15 posted on 02/14/2014 11:28:52 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Hoffer Rand

You are exactly right. Six year old children have no concept of sexuality and therefore cannot possibly know what their FUTURE sexual preference will be.
This “I’ve known since I was six”, i.e. “I was born this way”, is just one of those memes designed to shut the normal world up, so long as one doesn’t really think about it too much.
So let’s take this to it’s logical conclusion. It doesn’t matter if one was ‘born that way’. God knows that and He still said it’s a sin.


16 posted on 02/14/2014 11:31:17 AM PST by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Fido969

It’s funny how things have changed; or, maybe it’s just me. I didn’t grow up in a family where the men were very demonstrative, physically speaking. I guess I just took that to be normal behavior. But both of my sons, in their 30’s now, have always been the “I love ya, man” kind of guys, kids seem to be that way more these days, and thank God, it’s rubbed off on me. To be able to give my boys and now, my grandkids, a hug when they come to visit, or leave on a trip, or to hug an old friend I haven’t seen for a while, not only feels right but is very freeing from my old ways. I’m really happy to have gotten past the hang-ups of my childhood.


17 posted on 02/14/2014 11:32:11 AM PST by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: Obama_Is_A_Feminist
"It's always the vindictive, spiteful gossipy female who destroys others careers."

The queer destroyed his own career.

18 posted on 02/14/2014 11:32:38 AM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: chevydude26

I honestly assumed it was a mistake, like he was talking to his wife or something.

The same gag was used in the movie “Courageous” with no homosexual intent.


19 posted on 02/14/2014 11:33:36 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

There sure are a lot of articles lately promoting homosexual deviancy. Could there be some sort of agenda here....?


20 posted on 02/14/2014 11:34:50 AM PST by Bigg Red (O LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Ps 8)
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To: Fido969
Actually, he could have said: “I love you, MAN” and it would have been a Budweiser commercial.

You're not getting my Bud Light Johnny ...

21 posted on 02/14/2014 11:35:06 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
He said a woman in the same office as Jones' boyfriend at the time heard the message and reported it up the Navy's chain of command.

I got that far and called BS. There's more to this story.

22 posted on 02/14/2014 11:37:17 AM PST by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Why didn’t he just say he was drunk? Be honest. How many times have we drunk dialed someone and said something stupid. OR, if you are a teetotaler, how many times have you gotten one of those calls?


23 posted on 02/14/2014 11:45:31 AM PST by Organic Panic
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To: TangledUpInBlue

TO RE-CAP:

AMERICAN HEROES

ACCORDING TO THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA

1. ARMY PRIVATE WHO LEAKS CLASSIFIED INFO

2. LESBIAN ABORTIONIST NAVY DOC, 4-MONTH BROWN-WATER POSEUR, POT-SMOKING INDO-KENYAN COMMUNIST WITH FIVE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS

3. THE SPECIAL OPERATOR WHO TAKES IT UP THE ASS

NOT AMERICAN HEROES

1. ARMY GENERAL WHO WINS A WAR

2. EVERY OTHER SPECIAL OPERATOR, LUTTRELL, ETC.

3. US AMBASSADOR TO LIBYA WHO TAKES IT UP THE ASS


24 posted on 02/14/2014 11:49:00 AM PST by golux
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To: SoConPubbie
I agree 100%.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

25 posted on 02/14/2014 11:49:53 AM PST by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Sorry,absolutely no sympathy from me.During my stellar (cough,cough)Army career I never bothered a soul in the shower and not a soul bothered me.I had no desire to “bother” anyone and I assume that the reverse was also true.There are a million good reasons why perverts shouldn't be in our Armed Services...most of them involving morale and “good order”.
26 posted on 02/14/2014 11:54:59 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Obama: "I can do whatever I want")
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To: Hoffer Rand
At 6 he knew he preferred boys to girls? OK, that describes most 6 year old boys...

At 6 I hung out exclusively with boys for many reasons.1) They liked trucks just like I did. 2) The liked cowboy shows just like I did.3) Girls were icky!

But starting when I was about 12 girls became less and less icky and by the age of 15 they were anything but that.But I still hung out with guys quite a bit...it's just that we never got the urge to take our clothes off.

27 posted on 02/14/2014 12:00:08 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Obama: "I can do whatever I want")
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Big Deal!
Every message on the White Hut voice mail system has an "I love You" at the end of every message from someone in the media. There is hardly a media maven left who doesn't dream him/herself under Hussein's desk.
28 posted on 02/14/2014 12:00:14 PM PST by Larry381 ("God is dead." (Nietzsche, 1885) "Nietzsche is dead." (God, 1900))
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To: TangledUpInBlue
More than a decade later, Jones, now with a husband and son

Poor kid.

29 posted on 02/14/2014 12:08:13 PM PST by bgill
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To: Hoffer Rand

At six, the opposite sex has cooties.


30 posted on 02/14/2014 12:10:49 PM PST by bgill
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To: Wiser now
<'born that way'>

I was born pooping when and where I liked...

31 posted on 02/14/2014 12:18:01 PM PST by bgill
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To: TangledUpInBlue
More over-dramatized, full-of-BS propaganda purposely dredged up by the media to soften up the peasants in accepting the gay agenda cramming and jamming and gagging our throats.

Leni

32 posted on 02/14/2014 12:20:28 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: bgill

If it is genetic, couldn’t it be classified as a birth defect? Wait until someone gets an abortion over a ‘positive gay test.’ That would be a multiple petard hoisting.


33 posted on 02/14/2014 12:26:02 PM PST by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Jones shares a specific incident in which a man named Mike, whom he met at a gay bar in Virginia Beach, leaves a voice mail asking him to go on a date. Jones shares the mixed emotions that came with the message.

“I had met a number of people at gay bars in the area who still had been dishonorably discharged for it,” he writes. “Being a Navy SEAL and gay proposed its own set of problems. Fortunately for me, it was not obvious to people that I was gay. If I wanted to go out on a date with Mike (which I did), I was going to have to do some serious lying.”

He recounts how he would have to deceive both his SEAL team and Mike in order to protect himself from expulsion under the military policy, which prohibited gay, lesbian, and bisexual service members from being open about their sexual orientation until its repeal in 2011. “I’m not proud of the lies, but living under the rule of DADT left me few options in such a small close-knit community,” he writes.


34 posted on 02/14/2014 12:35:03 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Gay State Conservative
It's like the stories about 17 year old Gay Eagle Scouts. I put my Scout uniform away when I was going into high school. I got a drum set for Jr. High graduation. I know parents are proud of their Eagle Scouts but seriously. End Boy Scouts in the 9th grade. Anyone older should not be in the woods with the prepubescent kids.
35 posted on 02/14/2014 12:36:39 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Hoffer Rand

A neighbor boy down the street used to come play dress-up with my girls since he was barely old enough to be allowed to walk down the street by himself. He’d carry a purse and had his own dolls and liked high heels. By the time he was about 4 years old he told his mom that God had made him wrong, that he should have been a girl. He’s flamboyantly gay now (no surprise) and his fraternal twin brother is 100% straight. Not sure if it means anything since it’s just a single anecdote, but some kids seem to know they’re ‘different’ from a very early age.


36 posted on 02/14/2014 12:44:13 PM PST by Two Kids' Dad (((( 0bama's words are the distraction to the destruction ))))
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To: Hoffer Rand

I’m against this crap that’s being done to this country. But I must say that when I was six years old I liked kissing girls and I would have never kissed a boy.


37 posted on 02/14/2014 12:45:38 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Bigg Red
Could there be some sort of agenda here....?

Ya think?

38 posted on 02/14/2014 12:48:12 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: armydawg505

Agreed. Just because somebody has done a stint in the service does not make them sacred.


39 posted on 02/14/2014 12:49:19 PM PST by LouAvul (In a state of disbelief as to how liberals destroyed America in a mere 40 years.)
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To: kcvl
“I’m not proud of the lies, but living under the rule of DADT left me few options in such a small close-knit community,” he writes.

How long before the lies became more important than his mission?

40 posted on 02/14/2014 12:59:56 PM PST by xone
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To: TangledUpInBlue

We could say, “Eat fecal excrement and die.” Oh wait...


41 posted on 02/14/2014 1:44:53 PM PST by afsnco
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To: TangledUpInBlue

And I got in trouble for dating a Czech national with legs up to her neck, go figure.


42 posted on 02/14/2014 3:18:55 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: TangledUpInBlue
He's not just a queen, he's a Drama Queen. 👸
43 posted on 02/14/2014 3:28:08 PM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Hoffer Rand

It was about that time in my life when my good friend and I asked the teacher if we could marry each other. She said no, and we took it in stride.

We didn’t now what it meant. We were good friends. It was no big deal to us.

Today they would send us in to a psychologist that would label us right then and there, as homosexuals.

The inmates are running the asylum these days.


44 posted on 02/14/2014 5:46:38 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Immigration Reform is job NONE. It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics. Enforce our laws.)
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To: vetvetdoug

Gee that must have looked weird. ;^)


45 posted on 02/14/2014 5:47:41 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Immigration Reform is job NONE. It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics. Enforce our laws.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

one of nature’s failures....but he tried


46 posted on 02/14/2014 5:50:05 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

I had a boss accidentally say that to me at the end of a call - cracked me up.


47 posted on 02/14/2014 7:25:19 PM PST by Clintons Are White Trash (If stupid ever reaches $150 a barrel then I want the drilling rights to Maxine Water's head.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

...and knowing is half the battle.

48 posted on 02/14/2014 10:11:38 PM PST by Rodamala
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I still don’t understand the connection between love and sodomy. Isn’t that connection being made in this story?


49 posted on 02/14/2014 10:13:26 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
FDRQ delenda est...
50 posted on 02/19/2014 7:39:59 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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