Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Has Obama Ended The Ban On
Gays Serving Openly In The Military?
It was the same PROMISE Bill Clinton made as a presidential candidate. Did Bubba end the policy banning gays serving in the U.S. Military? No, you say? Huh, how about that.
Will The Left ever stop believing the
U.S. House Dems urge Obama to halt Military discharges of gays. Boston.com:
...77 Democratic lawmakers today urged President Obama to use his executive powers to order a halt to military discharges under the controversial "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law and work aggressively with Congress to pass new legislation to overturn what they describe as a discriminatory policy that harms national security.
"We urge you to exercise the maximum discretion legally possible in administering Don�t Ask, Don�t Tell until Congress repeals the law," states the letter, organized by Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat of Florida.
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, asked about the policy last week, made it clear that he believes it is ultimately up to the Congress to reverse it and that the administration has few options unless it repeals the law.
"Until the law is changed, our ability to change the policy is extremely limited, if not nonexistent," Gates said.
Alcee Hastings...huh...he must have completed all his work preparing U.S. Concentration Camps that will
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