DADT

Watch: In an interview this week with Larry King, Donald Rumsfeld tap-danced around the question of whether same-sex partners should be allowed to marry and suggested he feared it could lead to polygamy. Read more...
Good news for members of the armed services discharged under the now-repealed Don't Ask Don't Tell policy of the past. Via The Hill: In a landmark settlement, the Pentagon has agreed to give full back pay to U.S. service members who were Read more...
A Military First: Same-Sex Couple Kisses On Ship's Return Read more...
Liberals, as the tired conservative slander goes, hate America. This, of course, is nonsense. Liberals simply want to deliver on the national promise of a more perfect union, to shorten the distance, as Bruce Springsteen aptly put it, "between Read more...
I'm not sure what's worse in this clip: Rick Santorum's answer or the audience booing the gay soldier. Santorum's bottom line: No sex in the military. Celibacy, FTW! Also, he would reinstate DADT. I promise to add the transcript later. Read more...

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I am writing this at 9:05 PM PDT on September 19th. Five minutes earlier, the Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal was effective (Midnight EDT), and there can be no more discrimination in our armed forces against people for their sexual orientation. Read more...
At last, the DADT repeal certifications have been received from all branches of the military and President Obama has notified Congress that requirements for repeal have been met. As of September 20th, DADT will be no more. From his email to Read more...
Right Wing Watch reports that Tim Pawlenty has promised to reinstate the "don't ask, don't tell" policy in the military if he is elected President. In an interview with the most hateful Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association Read more...
What does he want? Revenge. For what? Being born. This is the way famous gunslinger Doc Holliday answers equally famous lawman and good friend Wyatt Earp’s inquiry - in their depiction in the movie Tombstone - into why their sworn Read more...
Jon Stewart finally gives in and has a go at the angry old man of the senate, and deservedly so. Read more...