Judge Orders Lesbian Reinstated To Air Force

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    Must really piss off the bigots (but they're not real Americans so who give a shit).

    A federal judge has ordered the reinstatement of an openly lesbian former Air Force major who was discharged under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. Margaret Witt was a decorated nurse with 20 years of service.

    Judge orders lesbian reinstated to Air Force - Yahoo! News
     
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    There is an awfully broad brush being used in this thread.
     
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    Wry Catcher, I am happy for this lady, but honestly...is this a decision the judiciary should be making?
     
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    Yes. Which branch of government do you believe ought to make this decision?
     
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    What broad brush? Oh, you mean my comment on bigots? Why would that bother you, you're not a bigot, are you?
     
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    No. I don't believe I am.
     
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    The Executive, Wry Catcher. The CIC has access to the military advisors, and I'm 99% DADT is nothing but an Executive Order anyway.

    Mebbe I'm being overly-cautious, but the effect of this decision seems to me to be to repeal DADT ad hoc. That doesn't seem to be the most orderly way to go about things.
     
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    It's amazing how anyone who doesn't agree with gays being allowed in the military gets equated with Sarah Palin.
     
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    *Cuddles*
     
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    I suppose you might have a different opinion if you got fired under these circumstances.
    I don't know your background, but I served, did you? I'm secure enough in my own sexual orientation (for the record I'm married to a women, and have been together for over 35 years), so why do I care who I served with sleeps with? Frankly, some of the "lifers" I served with brought back some nasty little critters from their liberty.
    [Do you know how to get rid of crabs? Shave half of your pubic hair, light the other side on fire, and stab the little shits with an ice pick when they run from the fire. Navy humor, circa 1967]
     

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