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ruggerson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-02-10 08:46 PM
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2. Gates' letter (which was interestingly given a Friday night newsdump)
is a no holds barred rebuke to the House and Senate leaders who wish to see this done before the midterms.

The administration is now firmly on record as opposing repeal until after this "study" is done. Since the "study" curiously and conveniently is not complete until December, one has to wonder about the strength and the veracity of the commitment.

Putting aside, of course, how profoundly ugly, offensive and bigoted this "study" is in the first place.
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  -We almost certainly have 50 votes to end DADT but may not have 60 votes to do so dsc  May-02-10 08:31 PM   #0 
  - k/r  fishwax   May-02-10 08:43 PM   #1 
  - Gates' letter (which was interestingly given a Friday night newsdump)  ruggerson   May-02-10 08:46 PM   #2 
  - The problem may be that  karynnj   May-03-10 03:26 PM   #7 
  - The so-called study is an insult and betrayal of every one of us.  freddie mertz   May-04-10 11:49 AM   #9 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-02-10 08:47 PM   #3 
  - K&R. Nope couldn't be clearer. DADT repeal is under the bus as far as  katandmoon   May-02-10 08:48 PM   #4 
  - Agree - the Def Authorization bill is the right vehicle.  pinto   May-02-10 08:53 PM   #5 
  - kick  dsc   May-03-10 02:15 PM   #6 
  - Unrec'd?  VMI Dem   May-04-10 11:37 AM   #8 
  - There are a number of trolls here that unrec any gay-related threads.  racaulk   May-04-10 01:52 PM   #10 
     - Someone was banned a while back for unreccing all the LGBT threads.  QC   May-04-10 03:07 PM   #12 
        - I read that someone was TSed for that, but I didn't know who.  racaulk   May-04-10 04:32 PM   #13 
  - I REALLY wish they'd repeal DADT in the defense authorization bill. There doesn't  jenmito   May-04-10 02:00 PM   #11 
  - What can any of us say anymore? The President has betrayed us.  Prism   May-04-10 05:29 PM   #14 
 

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