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NanceGreggs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-04-10 07:02 PM
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85. Thanks - and I'll co-sign a "rec" for you in future!
Been off DU (due to work) and didn't see this until it was too late - DUH!

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  -Just an old Vet's take on DADT and gays in the military... rasputin1952  Feb-03-10 01:12 PM   #0 
  - This veteran agrees.  DevonRex   Feb-03-10 01:14 PM   #1 
  - So does this one!  CLANG   Feb-03-10 01:18 PM   #2 
  - As does this vet.  sarge43   Feb-03-10 01:41 PM   #5 
  - me too!  Ernesto   Feb-03-10 01:46 PM   #6 
  - As does this one!  PSzymeczek   Feb-03-10 09:05 PM   #16 
  - I'll throw another "Me Too" in.  HawkerHurricane   Feb-03-10 09:22 PM   #17 
  - And this one.  JohnnyLib2   Feb-03-10 09:59 PM   #19 
  - And another veteran says, "Hell yes!!!"  bluescribbler   Feb-04-10 08:16 AM   #37 
  - So does this gay veteran  BR_Parkway   Feb-04-10 10:31 AM   #47 
  - and this one too...  AnotherDreamWeaver   Feb-04-10 12:07 PM   #70 
  - I'll salute that.  Lasher   Feb-04-10 11:21 AM   #62 
  - ...and this one too.  Bobbie Jo   Feb-04-10 12:44 PM   #78 
  - I agree. The US was able to gain it's independence b/c of a well known gay general from Prussia.  vaberella   Feb-03-10 01:24 PM   #3 
  - Thank you, for your OP, Ras.  Cha   Feb-03-10 01:30 PM   #4 
  - Great Article  kmac3   Feb-04-10 09:35 AM   #43 
  - Great post ras! K&R. n/t  Fire1   Feb-03-10 01:52 PM   #7 
  - If they can't stand up to each other, how can they stand up to al-Qaeda? n/t  Orsino   Feb-03-10 01:57 PM   #8 
  - I am not a veteran  mstinamotorcity   Feb-03-10 02:12 PM   #9 
  - One need not be a vet to see what's right and what's wrong...  rasputin1952   Feb-03-10 03:42 PM   #12 
  - long overdue  handmade34   Feb-03-10 02:13 PM   #10 
  - Curiously, one of my only gay experiences was when my First Sergeant, drunk, sneaked in  Ron Green   Feb-03-10 02:13 PM   #11 
  - Atta boy  anachro1   Feb-04-10 08:32 AM   #39 
  - Thank you.  northofdenali   Feb-03-10 08:20 PM   #13 
  - rasputin1952 thanks for sharing the truth  MadMaddie   Feb-03-10 08:31 PM   #14 
  - that's a great theory  Voice for Peace   Feb-04-10 07:23 AM   #31 
  - As a non-military member of a multi-generation military family, I agree  slackmaster   Feb-03-10 09:03 PM   #15 
  - Recommend  TexasObserver   Feb-03-10 09:52 PM   #18 
  - roger  The Wizard   Feb-03-10 10:03 PM   #20 
  - Thank you for saying this so well. rec. n/t  Tyo   Feb-03-10 10:13 PM   #21 
  - Great post, Rasputin. When I saw and heard Admiral Mullen respond to Senator Sessions  bertman   Feb-03-10 10:44 PM   #22 
  - Wasn't Admiral Mullen great?  offog   Feb-06-10 09:58 AM   #86 
     - I think he did an excellent job, and with the backing of Powell  rasputin1952   Feb-06-10 03:22 PM   #87 
  - Another Vet in agreement  jaysunb   Feb-03-10 10:54 PM   #23 
  - dadt  billancourt   Feb-03-10 11:10 PM   #24 
  - Welcome to DU  jaysunb   Feb-03-10 11:15 PM   #25 
  - Welcome to DU...  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 05:13 AM   #29 
  - Welcome to DU  sarge43   Feb-04-10 07:56 AM   #34 
  - I'm not a veteran, and I'm not gay. . .but I wholeheartedly agree and thank you for your honesty  MindandSoul   Feb-03-10 11:35 PM   #26 
  - I'm not gay either, but I am a human being...  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 08:06 AM   #36 
     - What you realized does you credit. I hope the military helps us to get more of the U.S. to--  Moonwalk   Feb-04-10 11:10 AM   #58 
     - Rant on!!!  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 11:20 AM   #61 
     - Does anyone know if there is a group of "heterosexual for gay rights?"  MindandSoul   Feb-04-10 05:25 PM   #81 
  - Another vet in solidarity. It's about time to realize that gays in the military  old mark   Feb-04-10 04:16 AM   #27 
  - This vet agrees  era veteran   Feb-04-10 05:00 AM   #28 
  - You know that this vet agrees  MrScorpio   Feb-04-10 05:14 AM   #30 
  - K & Highly rec'd  Christa   Feb-04-10 07:29 AM   #32 
  - Rec'd! nt  babylonsister   Feb-04-10 07:37 AM   #33 
  - Thank you  euphoria12leo   Feb-04-10 08:05 AM   # 
  - Thank you  euphoria12leo   Feb-04-10 08:05 AM   #35 
  - Can I recommend this thread only ONCE?  Jeff In Milwaukee   Feb-04-10 08:21 AM   #38 
  - Everyone in my squad got a fair shake  pasto76   Feb-04-10 08:41 AM   #40 
  - There's only one question that may be ask of anyone who serves.  sarge43   Feb-04-10 08:48 AM   #41 
  - The Right is putting forth an argument that proves they don't know about the military  jmowreader   Feb-04-10 09:07 AM   #42 
  - Generally speaking, the military is known for it's sloth-like pace in  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 09:58 AM   #46 
  - Sloths are quick compared to some of the technological changes the military does  jmowreader   Feb-04-10 10:40 AM   #49 
     - I know what you mean...  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 10:55 AM   #53 
        - I never really liked 105s for some reason...  jmowreader   Feb-04-10 12:03 PM   #69 
  - All the arguments are fallacious.  sarge43   Feb-04-10 10:32 AM   #48 
     - I remember this...  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 10:43 AM   #50 
        - That 'argument' didn't last too long.  sarge43   Feb-04-10 10:50 AM   #51 
        - Yes, you're absolutely right  jmowreader   Feb-04-10 11:09 AM   #57 
           - ...  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 11:16 AM   #60 
              - Old spy stories are always good...  jmowreader   Feb-04-10 11:46 AM   #66 
  - This vet concurs  Puppyjive   Feb-04-10 09:41 AM   #44 
  - Thank you, fellow veteran, for saying it just right!  Glorfindel   Feb-04-10 09:44 AM   #45 
  - Of Course, it's more than just in combat that the absurdity of DADT has become apparent, and--  Moonwalk   Feb-04-10 10:52 AM   #52 
  - I've always held Chickenhawks as traitors...  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 11:09 AM   #56 
     - Excellent rant, Ras.  sarge43   Feb-04-10 11:56 AM   #67 
  - I Agree With Most Of Your Argument, But Your Last Sentence Is Ridiculous  Toasterlad   Feb-04-10 10:59 AM   #54 
  - It was the military that led on integration, under the orders of ...  rasputin1952   Feb-04-10 11:14 AM   #59 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-04-10 12:25 PM   #72 
  - Interesting. I Guess You Can't Say That The Military Has a Problem With Bigotry  Toasterlad   Feb-04-10 03:58 PM   #79 
  - It's spotty.  sarge43   Feb-04-10 11:43 AM   #65 
     - I Can't Deny the Rules On Paper  Toasterlad   Feb-04-10 12:32 PM   #74 
        - Well, all I can say in answer is  sarge43   Feb-04-10 12:38 PM   #75 
           - I Certainly Agree With That.  Toasterlad   Feb-04-10 03:58 PM   #80 
  - My take has always been that any Armed Forces which feel threatened by "teh" Gays....  liberation   Feb-04-10 11:02 AM   #55 
  - +100  kestrel91316   Feb-04-10 11:26 AM   #63 
  - Well said, Rasputin  Permanut   Feb-04-10 11:32 AM   #64 
  - This veteran agrees too nt  Joey Liberal   Feb-04-10 12:02 PM   #68 
  - This is simply more exploitation to keep the civilian exploitation going :: profits involved  defendandprotect   Feb-04-10 12:22 PM   #71 
  - If abolishing DADT gets rid of the fundies, then I'm all for it!  Crowman1979   Feb-04-10 12:27 PM   #73 
  - Indeed  sarge43   Feb-04-10 12:41 PM   #76 
  - Roger that.  KeepItReal   Feb-04-10 12:44 PM   #77 
  - Damn! Too late to rec!  NanceGreggs   Feb-04-10 05:30 PM   #82 
  - I'll co-sign you on the rec I gave it yesterday  Number23   Feb-04-10 06:32 PM   #84 
     - Thanks - and I'll co-sign a "rec" for you in future!  NanceGreggs   Feb-04-10 07:02 PM   #85 
  - Thanks for saying it  Bluenorthwest   Feb-04-10 05:46 PM   #83 
 

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