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Obama Calls for Inclusive Military in State of the Union Address

President Obama demanded equal protection and support for all troops and Marines who serve in the armed forces, echoing recent calls by Mikey Weinstein of the Military...

Let’s All Stand on John McCain’s Lawn and Annoy the Old,...

Senator John McCain, noted traitor and scumbag, gets skewered on the Jon Stewart Show. Via Scarce at Crooks and Liars: Jon Stewart finally gives in and...

Year In Review—Nice on DADT and NewStart, Naughty on Afghanistan, Palestine,...

There's been a few pieces of good news as this year draws down. But in most ways, this year has been a really hard one,...

Crazy Gen. James Amos

The good general's reason for opposing the repeal of "don't ask don't tell"? Gay people will cause Marines to lose their legs By Alex Pareene in...

Nein! No Gays! Christian General Tries to Set the President Straight

Gen. James F. Amos, the commandant of the Marine Corps, says he believes gay and lesbians are a detraction that would cause Marines " 'to break or potentially break ... focus. I don't want to permit that opportunity to happen. And I'll tell you why. If you go up to Bethesda [Naval] Hospital . . . Marines are up there with no legs, none. We've got Marines at Walter Reed [Army Medical Center] with no limbs," said Amos.

Press Sec Gibbs Fields Twitter Questions on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’...

From the White House: The Return of First Question By Jesse Lee Today before his press briefing, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs took a couple questions from Twitter...

The Debate Over Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

As the lame duck Congress scrambles to pass as much legislation as it can before Conservatives once again take over the House, the debate over Gays in the Military rages on with efforts to pass repeal of DADT and efforts to stop it.

NYT: Military Equality Goes Astray

- The irrational ban on openly gay members of the military wasn’t repealed this year thanks to acrimony and mistrust in the Senate - Ultimately,...

Legal group: Gays don’t answer Pentagon survey for fear of being...

By PAULINE JELINEK WASHINGTON – An advocacy group for gays in the military is warning them not to answer a Pentagon survey seeking opinions on...

Ruy Teixeira: Public Says End ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

By the Democratic Strategist: In his latest 'Public Opinion Snapshot' at the Center for American Progress web pages, TDSCo-Editor Ruy Teixeira reports that U.S. public...

Gen. James Conway Says No Bunking with Gays

Did Marine Commandant Gen. James Conway indicate last week his intention to not carry out an order from the President of the United States? Gen....

Army Chief Pushes Back on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal

Pushes back, but feels more like rhetoric easing in. From Talking Points Memo: By Rachel Slajda --  Gen. George Casey, the Army chief of staff, and...

Army Veteran Jarrod Chlapowski Speaks Out

Service in the U.S. military will soon come down to this: You hate and cannot serve with gays and lesbians, move to Iran or Uganda where bigotry reigns supreme. Just...