Well, this was a refreshing bit of candor at the end of the New York Times’ article on the House action Thursday evening to ‘repeal’ DADT.
|By: Teddy Partridge Thursday May 27, 2010 10:13 pm|
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday May 26, 2010 6:34 pm|
Well, the pro-”repeal” folks seem to have talked Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) into supporting their sham compromise, although they needed to add another step to the process to get his vote: a 60-day post-report review process to ensure Congress is happy with the certification provided by the President, the Secretary of Defense, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday May 25, 2010 8:28 pm|
A group of three LGBT activists has launched a FaceBook group “Call Swarm Now: Say No to DADT Repeal Compromise” that is now featured on the Advocate’s website.
|By: Teddy Partridge Tuesday May 25, 2010 7:14 pm|
Rachel Maddow interviews Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-PA), Iraq war veteran and sponsor of the Murphy Amendment which, he says, will put repeal of DADT in the hands of three people who’ve previously stated their preference for repeal: President Obama, Defense Secretary Gates, and Joint Chiefs Chair Mullen.
|By: Teddy Partridge Monday May 24, 2010 9:35 pm|
The Lieberman sham compromise on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell cedes control of the military from the law-making and law-executing branches of government to the United States military. In effect, this law says open service is legal, but only when the military pleases.