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Conflicting statements on military’s DADT over weekend

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Saturday he would like to see the military’s anti-gay “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy repealed, according to the Associated Press. Gates was in Australia over the weekend and made the comments then.

The recent midterm elections, in which the Republicans gained control of the U.S. House and made strides in the Senate, appear to make congressional repeal less likely in the next legislative session.

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The hypocrisy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Well everyone is all in a twitter because it looks like the day of the homosexual not being able to serve in the military is coming to an end.

Those who are on the political and religious right have gotten especially hysterical over this fact.  Here is a pretty good representation of their thought process: