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(Democrat Congressman) Filner Calls for Navy to Name Ship for Harvey Milk
Fox 5 San Diego ^ | April 24, 2012 | Tony Perry

Posted on 04/25/2012 9:59:49 AM PDT by DogByte6RER

Filner calls for Navy to name ship for Harvey Milk

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SAN DIEGO - Rep. Bob Filner has called on the Navy to name a ship after slain gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk, who served as a Navy officer in the early 1950s.

In a letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Filner said naming a ship after Milk "would be a great tribute to Milk's support for equality and in keeping with effort(s) to promote equality in our military after the recent repeal of the 'don't ask, don't tell' policy."

Milk served as a diving officer aboard a submarine rescue ship and later as a diving instructor stationed in San Diego.

Filner, a candidate for mayor of San Diego, said, "I will continue to work with the GLBT (gay-lesbian-bisexual-transsexual) Historic Task Force of San Diego County to promote the legacy of our nation's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk."

Milk was murdered on Nov. 27, 1978, while serving as a San Francisco supervisor.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: congress; democrats; dod; filner; gayagenda; glbt; harveymilk; homosexualagenda; homosexuality; military; milk; namesake; napl; navalvessels; navy; panetta; pinknavy; sandiego; sanfranciscovalues; usn
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"Filner calls for Navy to name ship for Harvey Milk"

WTF?!?

1 posted on 04/25/2012 9:59:54 AM PDT by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

Some a-hool named a ship after Gabbie Giffords.


2 posted on 04/25/2012 10:00:55 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: DogByte6RER

Make it a sub, since they go down all the time, and hide as much as they can.

Follow ther WWII tradition and name it after a fish.

How about the USS Fagfish.


3 posted on 04/25/2012 10:02:44 AM PDT by MindBender26 (New Army SF and Ranger Slogan: Vengeance is Mine, sayeth the Lord.... but He subcontracts!)
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To: DogByte6RER

On Nov. 27, 1978 Harvey went down for the last time!


4 posted on 04/25/2012 10:03:13 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: DogByte6RER

Well Milk was full of semen.


5 posted on 04/25/2012 10:06:02 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: BenLurkin

I got a little bit of reaction on the original Gabby Giffords ship thread when I said this:

“When this current bunch of lunatics is thrown out of office, I propose we name a ship the USS Mary Jo Kopechne.”


6 posted on 04/25/2012 10:06:04 AM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: DogByte6RER

SS Sodomy?


7 posted on 04/25/2012 10:06:10 AM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: MindBender26

The Good Ship Lollipop


8 posted on 04/25/2012 10:07:22 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Well they did name this aircraft carrier after Bill Clinton ... so why can't they find a suitable garbage scow ... complete with an over-sized oiler ... and a stretched dumper ... that's hauled lost of fruit ... and I better quit here or I'll get banned from Free Republic ... sigh

9 posted on 04/25/2012 10:08:23 AM PDT by Zakeet (Obama loves to wok dogs)
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To: DogByte6RER

If it must be make it be a garbage scow!


10 posted on 04/25/2012 10:08:39 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: BenLurkin

So what got named for the [R] judge who was -killed- that day?

Why is here is no mention of him, ever?


11 posted on 04/25/2012 10:09:21 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: DogByte6RER

We can have the USS Sodomite or the USS Butt Pirate, or even the USS Poofter.

I’m so tired of the gay issue.


12 posted on 04/25/2012 10:09:26 AM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: DogByte6RER

That should put the finishing touches on completely destroying our military.


13 posted on 04/25/2012 10:09:37 AM PDT by albie
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To: DogByte6RER
USS Harvey Milk - Flagship of the Bunghole Navy - commanded by a Rear Admiral of course.



Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

14 posted on 04/25/2012 10:10:05 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: cripplecreek

I think of only one thing that’s appropriate for the name ‘Harvey Milk’. An ATM machine....with an automated voice...”Would you like to make a deposit?”


15 posted on 04/25/2012 10:11:43 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: MindBender26
How about the USS Fagfish.

Or the USS Puffer Fish
Or the USS Blow Fish
Or the USS Crabs

16 posted on 04/25/2012 10:11:55 AM PDT by Zakeet (Obama loves to wok dogs)
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To: DogByte6RER

17 posted on 04/25/2012 10:12:22 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Run Silent, Run Deep.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Name a fleet oiler after him. I mean, don’t they stick hoses into other ships and pump them full of fluid?

(I really shouldn’t have gone there before lunch, should I?)

}:-)4


18 posted on 04/25/2012 10:14:41 AM PDT by Moose4 ("Oderint dum metuant" -- "Let them hate, as long as they fear." (Lucius Accius, c. 130 BC))
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To: Charles Henrickson

With this, having a US Warship named after you is as prestigious as having a Nobel Peace Prize.


19 posted on 04/25/2012 10:15:45 AM PDT by Ax
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To: ConorMacNessa
USS Harvey Milk ... commanded by a Rear Admiral of course.

How would surviving family members be able to handle a casualty at sea?

My daddy went down on the Harvey Milk? I don't think so.

20 posted on 04/25/2012 10:18:09 AM PDT by Zakeet (Obama loves to wok dogs)
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To: DogByte6RER

Milk served as a diving officer....(I’ll bet he did)


21 posted on 04/25/2012 10:19:45 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Zakeet

USS HardBark?


22 posted on 04/25/2012 10:22:05 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: MindBender26

Rump rangers, aboard!


23 posted on 04/25/2012 10:23:10 AM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (“Civilizations die from suicide, not murder.")
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To: Zakeet

USS Poopshoot?


24 posted on 04/25/2012 10:24:47 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: DogByte6RER

“Milk served as a diving officer aboard a submarine rescue ship and later as a diving instructor stationed in San Diego.”

Ah. Went down, then taught others to go down. Somehow appropriate...


25 posted on 04/25/2012 10:32:29 AM PDT by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: DogByte6RER

Skimmer Milk


26 posted on 04/25/2012 10:32:35 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: DogByte6RER

That’s a great idea!! And the crew should be all homosexual. It would be a great reality tv show.


27 posted on 04/25/2012 10:33:32 AM PDT by kenmcg (How)
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To: DogByte6RER

Bob Filner is the male equivalent of Barbara Boxer. He is an obnoxious communist. I am sure he would like to have a ship named U.S.S. Ethel and Julius Rosenbeg.


28 posted on 04/25/2012 10:33:48 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Try this one.

(FReepers have some ironic names for ships)

ping


29 posted on 04/25/2012 10:34:48 AM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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Re: Calls for Navy to Name Ship for Harvey Milk

Gadzooks! I thought... RuPaul was ahead of Harvey in the "US Navy Ships Named for Crazy Liberal Causes To Get More Liberal/Commie Voters" list?

Well, Bendy, I... am on the list ahead of Harvey!

And on a related subject:

Seaman Hornsby, I knew you were a pig... but I did not know you were gay and on the Navy's Ship Naming List?

If red Xs are above go to http://otoolefan.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/rupaul.jpg or http://www.dvdtalk.com/reviews/images/reviews/190/1198666898_1.jpg

30 posted on 04/25/2012 10:38:52 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: DogByte6RER

Makes sense, Milk was a Rear Admiral, wasn’t he?


31 posted on 04/25/2012 10:39:04 AM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: DogByte6RER

I’m hoping the next attack submarine is named for Linda Lovelace.


32 posted on 04/25/2012 10:40:29 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 11 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: DogByte6RER

All kidding aside why name a ship after someone who’s “martyrdom” status came from being at the wrong place at the wrong time?

What about Milk’s support of Jim Jones keeping the People’s Temple open when it should have been closed? It was rarely reported that US military resources had to be expended to clean up the mess in Jonestown, Guyana so Milk is indirectly responsible for that.


33 posted on 04/25/2012 10:44:28 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: DogByte6RER

And the mascots of the ship can be the Village People.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InBXu-iY7cw


34 posted on 04/25/2012 10:44:28 AM PDT by crazydad
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To: Charles Henrickson

Beat me to it. DAMN great minds think alike.


35 posted on 04/25/2012 10:46:01 AM PDT by crazydad
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To: DogByte6RER

Name a ship after a deviant who molested/raped at least one young boy. You gotta be kiddin.


36 posted on 04/25/2012 10:47:12 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

Also name a ship named after a guy who enthusiastically supported Jim Jones’ People’s Temple.


37 posted on 04/25/2012 10:49:55 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: DogByte6RER

The crew would spend all their time blowing the tanks.


38 posted on 04/25/2012 10:54:13 AM PDT by tumblindice (Our new, happy lives.)
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It would be a great reality tv show.

On second thought, just call it "Voyage to the Bottom."

The commander would be a Rear Admiral, of course.

39 posted on 04/25/2012 10:54:42 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Run Silent, Run Deep.)
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To: mardi59

How about a whaling ship named Barnie Frank. When they see a whale and yell, “there she/he blows,” they mean it!


40 posted on 04/25/2012 10:57:08 AM PDT by Milt3726 (Vote again)
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To: DogByte6RER

Here’s an idea from a very old episode of SNL. Call it the USS Raging Queen.


41 posted on 04/25/2012 10:57:17 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: DogByte6RER

We are destined to LOSE any future War with even the French as enemies.

Je me rends!


42 posted on 04/25/2012 10:57:22 AM PDT by JSDude1
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To: DogByte6RER

Didn’t the Brits already have one? HMS Buggery, I believe.


43 posted on 04/25/2012 10:58:48 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Steyn: Obama sez: "Nice little Supreme Court you got here. Shame if anything were to happen to it.")
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To: Milt3726

ACK!!!!! I almost choked on my soda!!! LOL


44 posted on 04/25/2012 10:59:35 AM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: Milt3726

Miles Cowperthwaite V/O: “If there were any doubts as to Captain Ned’s severity, they were quickly dispelled that very afternoon, when a scuffle broke out on deck.”

[ Spunk approaches a Sailor tanning ]

First Mate Spunk: That’s my tanning spot! you! You’re in my spot! That’s my spot!

Sailor #1: You are daft! I’ve been here all morning. Now, run along, you are blocking my sun.

First Mate Spunk: Don’t you give me any back-sass, you tan tease!

[ fight breaks out; Captain Ned intervenes ]

Captain Ned: Is this how men act on a man’s ship? Where is your manliness? Fighting on deck is a serious breach on my articles of strict discipline! I’m afraid the guilty party is in for a very severe punishment!

Sailor #1: Captain.. I did indeed take Mr. Spunk’s spot. I’m ready to accept my punishment..

First Mate Spunk: Captain! I threw the first blow. If anyone is to be punished, let it be me. I ask only that whatever you do, please don’t put me in a tight-fitting Lassie costume and make me eat from a monogrammed dog dish.

Sailor #2: [ entering ] Captain, I encouraged this fight - punish me! Make me wear nipple-pinching clothespins, sir!

Sailor #3: [ entering ] Me, Captain! Punish me!

Captain Ned: Stop! I’ve heard enough! Your manly admission of guilt is most manful. However, as your Captain, it is I who must bear the full masculine responsibility! And therefore, I will be punished. Spunk! Take me alone! I want a boiling oil rub..


45 posted on 04/25/2012 10:59:59 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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Interesting design - the cockpit is on the poop deck.


46 posted on 04/25/2012 11:03:16 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: DogByte6RER
Just like a Romney presidency...just when you think it's bad, it can always be worse...



47 posted on 04/25/2012 11:08:52 AM PDT by AnTiw1
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To: DogByte6RER
WTF

As I have posted here many times, this became inevitable when the Navy and the civilian leadership decided it would be a good idea to name ships after mediocre Republican politicians.

George HW Bush? Gerald Ford??? Carl Vinson????? (yes, I know he was a "Democrat", sorta).

Yes, yes, they were in the Navy, or did some good for the Navy, but the point is taht the people now in power hated them, and correctly interpreted the honor of naming a capital ship after them as a poke in their leftist eyes.

Now, the wheel has turned. After Obama crushes Romney, we can look forward to the USS Trayvon Martin.

This was all avoidable, and could have been avoided.

48 posted on 04/25/2012 11:09:36 AM PDT by Jim Noble ("The Germans: At your feet, or at your throat" - Winston Churchill)
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49 posted on 04/25/2012 11:11:48 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Zakeet

Wasn’t the Puffer a famous WWII submarine?

I say, the Milkfish or, Man Milk.


50 posted on 04/25/2012 11:18:22 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Cheney/Rumsfeld 2012)
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