Category Archives: Military

Obama White House Places Cone of Silence Over DADT Repeal Group

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 The Obama administration placed a cone of silence over today’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”repeal strategy meeting warning the group on the scope and topics allowed in the discussion. The Advocate obtained a copy of an email … Continue reading

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DEVELOPING: White House Holding DADT Repeal Strategy Meeting Today

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 I guess fear of losing the LGBT vote in next week’s midterms and in 2012, is finally sinking in over at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. White House officials tells The Advocate pro-repeal groups are scheduled to meet … Continue reading

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Valerie Jarrett’s Incoherent Defense of Obama’s Deceit on DADT

Thursday, October 21, 2010 This is bizarre. As President Obama roams the country trying to rally support for at-risk Democratic candidates, the White House dispatched senior adviser Valerie Jarrett to appear on ABC’s Good Morning America Thursday and defend the … Continue reading

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Obama DOJ Determined to Uphold Unconstitutional DADT

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Well that didn’t take long! Less than 24 hours after U.S. Federal Judge Virginia A. Phillips denied the Obama DOJ’s request for a stay of her ruling against any further enforcement of the ban on openly … Continue reading

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Lt. Dan Choi Reenlists as DADT Stay is Denied

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Phew! Yesterday was quite a day for “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal advocates. First off, U.S. Federal Judge Virginia A. Phillips, denied the Obama DOJ’s request for an emergency stay of her ruling against any further … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Judge Orders Pentagon to Stop Enforcing DADT

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Federal Judge Virginia A. Phillips, who presided in the Federal challenge to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” that went to trial in Riverside, CA, in July, today entered her final judgment to block the enforcement of “Don’t … Continue reading

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Obama DOJ to Judge: Keep Enforcing DADT

Friday, September 24, 2010 Say what you will about Barack Obama but one thing I think we can all agree on: he’s a coward and a hypocrite. Late yesterday, Obama’s Justice Dept. asked a Federal judge Thursday to continue enforcing … Continue reading

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NYT Editorial to Obama: Stop Enforcing DADT

Friday, September 17, 2010 The New York Times has written a passionate and intelligent editorial to President Obama: Stop Enforcing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” It reads in part: President Obama and leaders of the military and of Congress have repeatedly … Continue reading

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Would Obama Dare Veto DADT Repeal Bill?

Thursday, September 16, 2010 When Sen. Barack Obama ran for president back in 2008, he promised to repeal the viciously homophobic, Clinton-era military policy “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” But nearly two years into his presidency, Mr. Obama’s commitment to repealing … Continue reading

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Gay Soldiers Affected by DADT Escort Lady Gaga to VMAs

Monday, September 13, 2010 Lady Gaga made an epic appearance last night at MTV’s Video Music Awards show. The passionate gay rights advocate arrived wearing a dress designed by the late Alexander McQueen that surely made even Cher smile. But … Continue reading

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President Obusha to Announce “Mission Accomplished”

Friday, August 27, 2010 On Tuesday, President Obusha will address the American people from the Oval Office and tell them what they want to hear: the end of formal combat operations in Iraq is at hand. Mission Accomplished 2.0! Banking … Continue reading

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Obama’s Disturbing Tilt to the Right on Latin America

Sunday, August 8, 2010 As Americans enjoy the dog days of summer, baseball, ice cream and vaguely prepare for the start of the new school year, under the leadership of President Obama, the U.S. Navy has dispatched the USS Makin … Continue reading

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Just 10% of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Surveys Completed

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 Just 10% of the 400,000 servicemembers asked to complete a survey about the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” have responded so far, and Defense Department officials don’t understand it. DoD spokesperson Cynthia Smith says: “It’s … Continue reading

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“Do you currently serve with a male or female Service member you believe to be homosexual?”

Saturday, July 10, 2010 Here’s the Pentagon’s SURVEY asking 400,000 members of the military if they think gay and lesbian Americans have the same right as they enjoy to serve their nation in the military. The SURVEY is part of … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Afghanistan Commander: “It’s a hell of a lot of fun to kill”

Saturday, July 10, 2010 The U.S. military in Afghanistan is facing a new controversy over remarks made by a top commander who declared that it was “fun to shoot people.” A video of Gen. James Mattis (picture above) who was … Continue reading

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CIA Director Leon Panetta: “We’re looking at 50 to 100 al Qaeda in Afghanistan”

Monday, June 28, 2010 CIA Director Leon Panetta, appearing on ABC’s This Week on Sunday, was asked by Jake Tapper to estimate the number of al Qaeda terrorists remaining in Afghanistan. Panetta said the following: “I think the estimate on … Continue reading

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Stan, Ain’t the Man

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 President Obama today relieved Gen. Stanley McChrystal of his Afghanistan command over stunning and insubordinate remarks he made to Rolling Stone magazine. McChrystal, who was recalled to Washington DC by President Obama, met with the president … Continue reading

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Pat Tillman’s Mother Tried to Warn Obama about McChrystal

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 The mother of the slain football player and Army Ranger Pat Tillman, Mary Tillman reached out and tried to warn President Obama against making Stanley McChrystal his commander on the ground in Afghanistan. According to an … Continue reading

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