Skip to comments.Dems Bewail ‘Lack of Proper Gay Pride Celebration’ at Pentagon [semi-satire]
Posted on 06/30/2018 4:04:36 PM PDT by John Semmens
A letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis from House Armed Services Committee Democrats Reps. Anthony Brown (Md), Robert Brady (Pa), Susan Davis (Calif), Jackie Speier (Calif), Beto ORourke (Texas), Donald Norcross (NJ), Ruben Gallego (Ariz) and Salud Carbajal (Calif) chastised the Pentagon for its lack of a proper gay pride celebration.
Annual homosexual pride celebrations at the Pentagon started in 2011 during the Obama Administration after the president abolished the dont ask, dont tell policy toward homosexuals in the military that had existed since Clinton era. This years homosexual pride event lacked participation by top level brass. Only Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel Dailey and Vee Penrod, acting secretary for manpower and reserve affairs attended.
The letter complained that the lack of visible approval by top leaders undermines the gains championed by President Obama. The absence of demonstrative support from DOD leadership at events like these can have the effect of isolating our LGBT service members and employees.
The House Democrats were incensed by Mattis response saying that our job is to defend this country from its enemies. Training and retaining troops that are willing and able to perform this vital mission is our primary concern. The attention and efforts of our leadership is focused on this concern. Whether a soldier is gay or not isnt relevant to the success of our primary mission.
Rep. Brown called Mattis response insensitive and insolent. It is not for him to decide whether the standards set by former President Obama for celebrating diversity arent relevant to the military mission. It is his duty to obey the civilian authorities and implement the priorities we have chosen. A focus on battlefield proficiency cannot be permitted to trample the social objectives President Obama mandated. Unfortunately for Browns argument, Mattis is following current President Trumps order to improve the fighting strength of US armed forces.
In related homosexual news, after a nationwide manhunt, a Canadian man named Bill Whatcott is facing up to two years in prison for handing out pamphlets warning of the health risks of anal sex at a homosexual pride rally in 2016. Toronto prosecutor Herman Butz said the apprehension of this dangerous criminal is a major coup for the Trudeau Administration. The health risks of homosexuals is none of Mr. Whatcotts concern. Reminding homosexuals of these risks at their festive celebration was offensive. In the bigger picture, the fate of Mr. Whatcott is inconsequential. The government has to make an example of him to deter others from engaging in this kind of hate speech against a protected group.
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Deciding which of the 31 genders you subscribe to on any particular day/week/month is not worthy of pride nor praise.
Leave your feelings at home when you come to work today !
Were going to kill something !
Gen. Mattis probably believes troops in tutus will be worthless in battle.
Hey, where’s the Heterosexual Pride Day celebration? I’m a heterosexual and darned proud of it.
Add that to the list of the issues the democrats have chosen to side with. They would attempt to force the pentagon to ‘celebrate’ sexual perversion. That’s what ‘pride’ is all about.
Yup. I thought when we overturned DADT we trained the Soldiers that their sexuality was “a personal and private matter,” then suddenly we have a “pride month” dedicated to their personal perversion. WTF!
Democrats love celebrating a lifestyle that’s full of misery, violence, disease and early death. There is no love at all, like they always claim.
Before that,as I recall,homosexuality was a court martial offense in the military.
Well, you have to recall that they overturned DADT right after Bradley Manning perpetrated the greatest security leak in the history of the republic, declaring publicly that he did it because the DoD did not properly respect his gender dysphoria. Then, in it’s infinite wisdom, we collectively decided homosexuality is no longer a security threat. Now, they want pride months more stridently recognized inside the Pentagon. Awesome!
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