DADT article.

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  1. Mr_Bulldog

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    Many well qualified soldiers were unfairly kicked out of the military for being gay & lesbian. This lieutenant can step aside so that one of those people, or someone else without such a bigoted mindset can take his place.

    BTW, gotta love how the article uses those evil words like "pro-homosexual indoctrination". More proof that homophobia is alive and well in this country. But could this story be a hoax? I mean, "Command of XXX Squadron" sounds just a bit too cooky here.
     
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    You seem to have mistaken WorldNetDaily for a news organization.
     
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    The legitimacy of this articles sours as you scroll down and read the links to other articles :rolleyes:
     
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    WND is a borderline hate site. I'm not complaining about the OP (whom I know to be a cool guy), but really: what else would you expect from them?
     
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    It's just a way of omitting the actual number
     
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    And you're right it may be a hoax as I can't find it on any well known publication.
     
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    Were you among those burned by the Christwire hoax ("Is My Husband GAY?", August 10, 2010)? I was.

    Remember Poe's Law: "Without a winking smiley or other blatant display of humor, it is impossible to create a parody of Fundamentalism that SOMEONE won't mistake for the real thing" (Urban Dictionary; or see the discussion in Conservapedia, according to which (as the article says in two different places) "appeals to ridicule is [sic] a logical fallacy"). Now compare the following two excerpts:
    The first is a parody; the second is meant seriously; yet even if you read the entirety of the articles from which the excerpts are taken, it is difficult to tell which is which.
     
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    Can't follow orders? Then you don't belong in the military.

    The gay people had to follow orders when they were banned. This guy has to follow them now that they are allowed.
     
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    Sad part is that a guy I went to school with who has joined the Marine Corps is the one who posted the link to this article on facebook and is defending it along with one of his friends. I find it rather disconcerting.
     
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    World Net Daily was also quoted quite often by Trinity back in the day. Then again, what else would you expect from an organization that actually had this as a news story? Did Jesus actually reveal name of the 'antichrist'? Yes, that's right. They said Obama was the Antichrist.

    "News" organizations like WND are the reason why people think "death panels" are real, Obama is a secret Muslim, and the public option was a socialized takeover of American healthcare.

    To the OP: show your Marine friend the story I have linked above, see how long he continues to defend the legitimacy of WND. :rolleyes:
     
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    Thanks JT I will I come from a long history of Marines myself.
     
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    I could care less, it doesn't concern me, besides as long as gay people understand where I'm coming from that I love women and not try to hit on me or anything, then were cool, that is not considered homophobic.
     
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    Nobody here said it was. I see it from this stand point, If a guy is willing to jump on a grenade or take fire for me I'm willing to do the same no matte his preference. But then again I've always been open minded.
     
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    Death pannels are real bro, our health care is so screwed up it is not even funny, if supposedly the health care that politicians have is so good, why can't WE THE PEOPLE get it as well? Also our president hasn't done anything since he ha sbeen in office and befor eyou say ohh look a republican lol nooo FAIL I'm an Independent/Libertarian so I hate this false left-right paradigm that this country has got going on.....

    Puppet Masters control all the puppets in out government.
     
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    :rolleyes:

    :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
     
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    The price of Reynold's Wrap is gonna skyrocket in 2011. I can feel it.
     
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    .................More like Wingnut Daily
     
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    And people actually ask me why I regret choosing The University of Texas, Austin, graduate school instead of UC Berkeley or The University of Pennsylvania when I had the chance. Oy!
     
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