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originalpckelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-18-10 02:42 PM
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6. It will be enforced.
The problem I see with this act, on reading, is that spouses will not be able to get benefits like straight couples. So there is still discrimination going on.
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  -I was going to ask if we can start saying nice things about President Obama again Mortos  Dec-18-10 02:39 PM   #0 
  - +1 nt  Codeine   Dec-18-10 02:39 PM   #1 
  - Yeah but if isn't going to enforce what was just passed than what good is it?  redirish28   Dec-18-10 02:41 PM   #2 
  - It will be enforced.  originalpckelly   Dec-18-10 02:42 PM   #6 
  - A soldier's benefits should go to whomever he/she designates as beneficiary  pacalo   Dec-18-10 03:19 PM   #70 
  - That is bullshit  Mortos   Dec-18-10 02:43 PM   #7 
  - Stop spreading your disinformation.  Codeine   Dec-18-10 02:44 PM   #8 
  - I have no Agenda!  redirish28   Dec-18-10 02:48 PM   #20 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-18-10 02:50 PM   #24 
     - Ooops. Sorry, I thought it was Julian Assange worship. My bad. nt.  bluestate10   Dec-18-10 03:05 PM   #57 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-18-10 02:45 PM   #10 
  - If he wasn't going to enforce it, he wouldn't be coming out and publically hailing it as...  phleshdef   Dec-18-10 02:45 PM   #11 
  - This is just like the "Iraq war is not really over" BS  treestar   Dec-18-10 02:47 PM   #17 
     - They want instant gratification and the world doesn't work that way.  phleshdef   Dec-18-10 02:49 PM   #22 
  - You sure don't require much to get excited  treestar   Dec-18-10 02:46 PM   #15 
  - When you have friends who are suffering because of who they are than it does make one fight for them  redirish28   Dec-18-10 02:52 PM   #31 
     - You were demonstrably wrong.  Codeine   Dec-18-10 02:54 PM   #37 
     - Whatever! Take a look see at this!  redirish28   Dec-18-10 02:57 PM   # 
        - And it will be repealed.  Codeine   Dec-18-10 03:00 PM   #49 
           - BUT ON OTHERS THREADS IT HAS BEEN INDICATED HE IS GOING TO GO SLOWLY  redirish28   Dec-18-10 03:02 PM   #53 
              - The law requires sixty days.  Codeine   Dec-18-10 03:04 PM   #56 
                 - EXPLAIN THIS ARTICLE  redirish28   Dec-18-10 03:08 PM   #63 
                    - Nobody has been discharged under DADT in months.  Codeine   Dec-18-10 03:12 PM   #66 
                       - Plenty of people are still in the process of being discharged.  LooseWilly   Dec-19-10 02:30 AM   #104 
                          - This is the information I have.  Codeine   Dec-19-10 06:45 AM   #106 
     - No, you are just easy to get onto the hysteria bandwagon  treestar   Dec-18-10 05:57 PM   #95 
  - The Department of Defense released policy changes last month  bluestate10   Dec-18-10 03:03 PM   #54 
  - There have NOT been any discharges under DADT since at least October 21st  Tx4obama   Dec-18-10 03:06 PM   #58 
  - The people who said he was not going to repeal it can say  LoZoccolo   Dec-18-10 02:41 PM   #3 
  - If he had done it by executive order, then the next president in could just as easily reinstitute  tblue37   Dec-18-10 02:55 PM   #40 
  - The President does not have the EO power that allowed Truman to  bluestate10   Dec-18-10 03:08 PM   #62 
     - I didn't know that. Thanks for the info. I was so accustomed to seeing  tblue37   Dec-18-10 03:16 PM   #69 
     - There is a BIG difference between the Truman and Obama situation because...  Tx4obama   Dec-18-10 05:27 PM   #87 
     - What does that mean? "EO on the level of... was taken away decades ago."  LooseWilly   Dec-19-10 02:43 AM   #105 
     - In other words, people want president Obama to be  LoZoccolo   Dec-19-10 10:15 AM   #110 
  - +1,000  malaise   Dec-19-10 07:42 AM   #108 
  - The Naysayers will never be happy  MadMaddie   Dec-18-10 02:42 PM   #4 
  - When something good comes out of Congress it's the President's accomplishment  Hello_Kitty   Dec-18-10 02:46 PM   #13 
     - No, they both get credit  treestar   Dec-18-10 02:49 PM   # 
     - No, your blind spot notwithstanding, there is a double standard on your side too.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-18-10 03:07 PM   #61 
     - I will kindly disagree with you  MadMaddie   Dec-18-10 02:49 PM   #21 
     - Look, we have a test case today. DADT repeal passed but DREAM failed.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-18-10 03:25 PM   #73 
        - Who stopped the Dream Act?  MadMaddie   Dec-18-10 03:38 PM   #75 
        - And cannot the same be said of DADT? eom  Hello_Kitty   Dec-18-10 03:47 PM   #76 
        - Well played!  Bluebear   Dec-18-10 05:30 PM   #88 
     - Obama would have been the one blamed if this failed. And you know it.  Aramchek   Dec-18-10 02:49 PM   #23 
     - Not by his loyalists. Y'all would be blaming Congress.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-18-10 03:03 PM   #55 
     - you're talking about a hypothetical. I'm talking about what actually happened.  Aramchek   Dec-18-10 03:53 PM   #78 
        - Okay, here's something that happened today. The DREAM Act failed.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-18-10 04:53 PM   #86 
           - Congress, since President Obama would have signed it.  treestar   Dec-18-10 05:55 PM   #94 
              - Thanks for proving my point, treestar. eom  Hello_Kitty   Dec-18-10 06:00 PM   #96 
                 - No, your point is that President Obama is to blame no matter what  treestar   Dec-18-10 06:05 PM   #98 
                    - No that's not my point. It's your strawman projection  Hello_Kitty   Dec-18-10 06:28 PM   #99 
     - Exactly. FCOL, they want it both ways, don't they?  treestar   Dec-18-10 05:54 PM   #93 
        - No, YOU want it both ways.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-19-10 02:23 AM   #103 
     - I've noticed that-- isn't it odd? n/t  Marr   Dec-18-10 11:16 PM   #101 
  - +1  bushisanidiot   Dec-18-10 02:42 PM   #5 
  - I love him MORE!nt  FLyellowdog   Dec-18-10 02:45 PM   #9 
  - Nuh Uh! Barack is my straight crush...back away from my man.  Mortos   Dec-18-10 02:50 PM   #27 
  - Some people are determined not to be happy  treestar   Dec-18-10 02:46 PM   #12 
  - I Have No Problem Congratulating The President On This Accomplishment  WillyT   Dec-18-10 02:46 PM   #14 
  - I give credit to the GLBT citizens, soldiers, and their allies  Lyric   Dec-18-10 02:47 PM   #16 
  - Very well said!  Safetykitten   Dec-18-10 02:48 PM   #18 
  - OMG. So when you were NOT getting it, then it was because all of  treestar   Dec-18-10 02:50 PM   #26 
  - Is it really that hard to understand?  Marr   Dec-19-10 07:38 AM   #107 
  - Even with all that effort, it never would have happened without the right person in the White House.  Aramchek   Dec-18-10 02:52 PM   #33 
  - Agreed.  Zenlitened   Dec-18-10 05:46 PM   #91 
  - Well said  Bluebear   Dec-19-10 02:57 PM   #111 
  - Don't forget the Log Cabin Republicans who took it to court  sabrina 1   Dec-19-10 03:37 PM   #114 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-18-10 02:48 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-18-10 02:54 PM   #39 
  - Start THE FIGHT right up again, why don't you?  Warren Stupidity   Dec-18-10 02:50 PM   #25 
  - Oh so today there will be no "mindless cheerleading."  treestar   Dec-18-10 02:51 PM   #28 
  - WTF?  Warren Stupidity   Dec-18-10 02:53 PM   #34 
  - So not praise it due today?  treestar   Dec-18-10 05:53 PM   #92 
     - what?  Warren Stupidity   Dec-19-10 10:13 AM   #109 
  - "Mindless cheerleading" vs. "mindless constant knee-jerk concern"  bushisanidiot   Dec-18-10 02:54 PM   #36 
     - A major victory indeed, which is being praised wide and far on this board  Warren Stupidity   Dec-18-10 02:57 PM   #45 
  - LOL !!!  WillyT   Dec-18-10 02:52 PM   #30 
  - There are people in this thread and every other one on this topic  Mortos   Dec-18-10 02:54 PM   #38 
     - That may in fact be true, but the OP is shit stirring bullshit.  Warren Stupidity   Dec-18-10 02:55 PM   #41 
     - How is it stirring bullshit  Mortos   Dec-18-10 03:10 PM   #65 
        - How about celebrating with the vast majority here instead?  Warren Stupidity   Dec-18-10 03:29 PM   #74 
     - Ok... NOW Who's The Drama Queen ???  WillyT   Dec-18-10 02:57 PM   #47 
  - It's really unfair...  BlueCheese   Dec-18-10 02:52 PM   #29 
  - The general memo here on DU is that Bill Clinton did everything wrong  AndrewP   Dec-18-10 02:57 PM   #46 
     - I realize that.  BlueCheese   Dec-18-10 03:02 PM   #52 
  - You can say as many nice things as you like and I'll join you as I feel appropriate.  TheKentuckian   Dec-18-10 02:52 PM   #32 
  - I give credit where due, and criticism when deserved. This is a good thing, so "+1" for Obama. nm  Richard Steele   Dec-18-10 02:53 PM   #35 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Dec-18-10 02:55 PM   #42 
  - No...  butterfly77   Dec-18-10 02:55 PM   #43 
  - I am beginning to retake a cottoning to him myself.  bluestate10   Dec-18-10 02:56 PM   #44 
  - Yes We Can.  jaxx   Dec-18-10 02:58 PM   #48 
  - You Know...It Is Getting Old  WiffenPoof   Dec-18-10 03:00 PM   #50 
  - " This is still America isn't it?"  Warren Stupidity   Dec-18-10 03:02 PM   #51 
     - I Don't really Know...  WiffenPoof   Dec-18-10 03:06 PM   #59 
        - I think it was TR, yes.  BlueCheese   Dec-18-10 03:09 PM   #64 
  - Obama certainly should get props for this. No argument here.  pacalo   Dec-18-10 03:06 PM   #60 
  - As long as it has nothing to do with money..  sendero   Dec-18-10 03:16 PM   #67 
  - Question  Left of the Left   Dec-18-10 03:16 PM   #68 
  - And you prove my point but today  Mortos   Dec-18-10 03:23 PM   #71 
  - If one spells it, can the 'president' prefix be left off? Or should one  Obamanaut   Dec-19-10 03:28 PM   #112 
  - Welcome to DU, LOL  Bucky   Dec-18-10 03:50 PM   #77 
  - Goldfish & Republicans...  bhikkhu   Dec-18-10 03:23 PM   #72 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-18-10 04:13 PM   #79 
  - you betcha!....  madrchsod   Dec-18-10 04:18 PM   #80 
  - here's a K&R for showing guts  Jeffersons Ghost   Dec-18-10 04:19 PM   #81 
  - I say "GOOD FOR YOU" Obama, Pelosi and Reid!!!  Fla Dem   Dec-18-10 04:22 PM   #82 
  - Oh, dear god....  chaska   Dec-18-10 04:32 PM   #83 
  - :nodding:  Bluebear   Dec-19-10 02:14 AM   #102 
  - You are not alone!!!!!!!  mstinamotorcity   Dec-18-10 04:32 PM   #84 
  - I hear ya, FDR was only facing a MILITARY COUP while Obama has  Edweird   Dec-19-10 03:33 PM   #113 
  - Thank you, Mr. President!  Dappleganger   Dec-18-10 04:33 PM   #85 
  - I would like to thank him for  panzerfaust   Dec-18-10 05:31 PM   #89 
  - Looks like we don't have a choice.  Dawgs   Dec-18-10 05:41 PM   #90 
  - On this bravo  nadinbrzezinski   Dec-18-10 06:01 PM   #97 
  - No.  Enthusiast   Dec-18-10 11:10 PM   #100 
 

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