Skip to comments.'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Cost Taxpayers Nearly $400 Million, GAO Reports
Posted on 01/24/2011 7:44:22 PM PST by Slippery Jim
ABC News' Devin Dwyer reports: One month after President Obama signed a repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," government accountants have finished tallying up how much the policy cost taxpayers during the 16 years it was in effect.
The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said in a report released Thursday that each discharge of a gay or lesbian service member over the past six years alone cost $52,800, including administrative costs and costs to recruit and train a replacement....
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And lying politicians are costing us BILLIONS AND BILLIONS, BONEHEADS!!!!!
Never mind the fraud of the government services and the FED and Fannie and Freddie,....on and on and on................
Nope. I just have a relationship with lj that I haven't forged with you yet.
I don't like women! LOL! Your whole ping list are chasing me out of the building! LOL!!!!! Just kiddin' ;) OK?
Yeah yeah yeah. That’s why you wanted it pinged. LOL
Mind meld. It’s a FR thang.
They didn’t figure how much was saved when they had to dismiss homosexuals when they harassed the straights. NOW it will cost the service millions to get rid of the creeps and more likely it will be Christians (bigots) who will be kicked out because they didn’t succumb to the little gestures of love. The military is preventing freedom of religion because they are making the Bible into hate speech.
Homosexuality is all about sex and lust.....just the fact that they are so promiscuous proves it NEVER is about devotion and love for another person. That is why it is such a disgusting act (aside from the diseases and damage)....no honor or character for people who engage in those acts and think it “good”. It always ends up in rampant pederasty, like Afghanistan, the Greeks and ancient Japanese.
Our military will be void of honor and character and no different than the pagan Greeks and Romans...the atheist Russians who made Patton puke and the Odin worshipping homosexual Nazi troops....So disgusting how they hide the true facts about the effect of the promotion of such evil, ugly demeaning acts on the morality where ever it occurs, like the Weimar Republic. The Bible describes Sodom and Gomorrah and it was no uglier than the Weimar Republic. It was well known that the National Vice of Germany in the 20’s was rampant homosexuality. Every government official from other countries were warned to watch their back when they had to interact with Germans.
We need to get back to the Christian paradigm that we used to be under for two hundred years. It is aligned with Natural Law Theory and perfect for a free and just people. We need to get back to right and wrong. You cannot teach young children that evil acts are good. Moral relativism has to be abolished in the schools....John Dewey put it in the curricula...that is why we now have such immorality in society. it creates an immoral people who will end up like the Roman Empire. If it wasn’t for Christianity, Western Civ would have died. No pagan, atheist, islamic, etc., societies could ever create the type of free-for-everyone country we had. It is not possible.
Morality is the fundamental element which can only be transmitted to children through an intact family where the mother thinks children are more important than her “job”. Raising children is the most important job in this nation and the Marxists have been destroying the family to destroy the morality of the children and make women think raising children is drudgery. Now mothers have no values, but very superficial ones because of the lack of knowledge because the schools were ruined by the cultural Marxists starting in the 30’s.
The leftists have found a simple way of neutering and destroying what was once the best military force in the world...which was their real intent all along.
Triple mind meld.
I propose a solution to this shortfall.
Defund Planned Parenthood entirely. Government has no business being involved in any way, pro or con, between what goes on with a woman and her abortionist.
He should have left the building last night.
Of course we’ll never know the net cost - or maybe benefit - of the policy because the study didn’t look at the costs of the distractions, inefficiencies and personal conflicts which were avoided with the policy in place......
Oh, he just slipped out the back door...
Hmmmm from what I understand the military never stops recruiting and training!
How many druggies were bounced out? The cost of each new hire to use 0b0z0’s words was an investment. A drug free service man/woman is an investment versus a druggie.
Now our military can’t discharge open homosexuals, we as taxpayers will be picking up the cost of housing and medical care for their serial partners.
Then, when the number of aids cases explode with the active duty gays and their serial sexual partners, it will cost about $100,000 per year for each identified aids case.
There will be no disclosure of present aids or other serious medical problems of the new dependents, and those costs will be budget breakers for the military in a few years.
Last but not least, any druggie or loser on active duty will holler discrimination when the military tries to get rid of them for not being a good soldier/sailor/marine/airman/coastie. So the bad stuff will stay on active duty as no one will dare get rid of the scum because of legal procedures against those trying to enforce the MCJ.
LOL! I quite agree. $400 million is essentially pocket change in this area.