Tag Archives: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Panetta to Certify End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Today

Friday, July 22, 2011 17 years and 14,500 soldiers later, the viciously homophobic prohibition on gay and lesbian Americans serving in the military known as ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ ends today. Newly minted Pentagon chief Leon Panetta will sign the … Continue reading

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Obama Tries to Breathe New Life Into ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Friday, July 15, 2011 Well boys and girls, our “fiercest advocate”, President Obama, is at it again. After the Ninth Circuit federal court told the government to stop enforcing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ the Pentagon reportedly stopped discharging gay men … Continue reading

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White House: Gays Not Welcome at Military Families Event

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Michele Obama and Jill Biden launched their “Joining Forces” initiative to “support and honor America’s service members and their families” today. The two women, along with President Obama and Vice President Biden, will make remarks at … Continue reading

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Pentagon to Troops: The Gays are Coming!

Thursday, January 27, 2011 Pentagon leaders will roll out a plan Friday to train the military services have about three months to face the new reality: the gays are coming! The plan, they said, will outline the personnel, recruiting and … Continue reading

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Obama to Sign DADT Repeal at 9:15AM Today

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 Ed O’Keefe at the Washington Post tweets President Obama will sign the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal bill at a 9:15 am ceremony on Wednesday at the Department of Interior and not at the White House. … Continue reading

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The Senate Good Guys and Bad Guys

Saturday, December 18, 2010 Today’s historic U.S. senate vote to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” revealed just who is a reliable friend to the gay and lesbian community and, who isn’t. The Senate good guys and the bad guys. By … Continue reading

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BREAKING: “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repealed by 65-31 Senate Vote

Saturday, December 18, 2010 By a decisive 65-31 vote, the Senate on Saturday repealed the 17-year old, Clinton-era military ban on openly gay and lesbian Americans serving in the military known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Obama will reportedly sign … Continue reading

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“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal Vote Today

Saturday, December 18, 2010 The long awaited “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal vote is expected before noon today with proponents saying they are confident they have more than 60 votes needed to pass the legislation. A stand along bill repealing … Continue reading

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates Doubts “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal

Monday, December 6, 2010 As oral arguments are heard today in California on repealing Proposition 8, on the other side of the world, Defense Secretary Robert Gates predicted “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” will be around for the foreseeable future. Gates … Continue reading

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Pentagon Study: Let Gays Serve

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 Results from the long awaited, 10-month study Defense Secretary Robert Gates insisted on before endorsing the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was leaked one day early and it says what we already known anecdotally for … Continue reading

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The Democrats are Worthless, Sniveling Cowards

Monday, November 8, 2010 I receive a lot of email. One of the frequent questions I’m asked is why did I leave the Democratic party and become a registered Independent? Here’s a perfect example of the “why.” The Wall Street … Continue reading

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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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Angry Gay Voters Could Punish Obama and the Democrats

Monday, October 25, 2010 As President Obama roams the country in the days before the November 2 midterm election, desperately trying to rally support from nation thoroughly disenchanted with his administration, the president and the party have lost the support … 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: Department of Justice Will Appeal DADT Decision

Thursday, October 14, 2010 Breaking news from The Advocate: The Department of Justice will request a stay Thursday of U.S. district judge Virginia A. Phillips’ injunction barring enforcement of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” sources have confirmed to The Advocate. Sources … Continue reading

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