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ĎDonít ask, donít tellí dischargees to receive full back pay from DOD
The Hill ^ | 1/7/12 | Carlo MuŮoz

Posted on 01/07/2013 6:34:16 PM PST by Nachum

In a landmark settlement, the Pentagon has agreed to give full back pay to U.S. service members who were discharged due to their sexual orientation under the military's “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

The payouts will be granted to service members dismissed from the military under the now-repealed policy on or after November 2004.

“This means so much to those of us who dedicated ourselves to the military, only to be forced out against our will for being who we are,” former Air Force Staff Sgt. Richard Collins said in a statement from the American Civil Liberties Union, which brought the lawsuit.

Under "Don’t ask," service members who were honorably discharged automatically had their separation pay cut in half.

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1 posted on 01/07/2013 6:34:30 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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Obama Vs. The U.S. Military

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2 posted on 01/07/2013 6:37:56 PM PST by Nachum (Back on the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

Is Obama Gay? file

http://www.nachumlist.com/gay.htm

Obama Vs. The U.S. Military

http://www.nachumlist.com/obamavmilitary.htm


3 posted on 01/07/2013 6:38:56 PM PST by Nachum (Back on the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

WTH? This article sounds like the court decided to make the repeal of DADT retroactive.


4 posted on 01/07/2013 6:42:17 PM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: Nachum

Let them collect it from the VA.


5 posted on 01/07/2013 6:49:58 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nachum
I've nothing to say except that I'm tired of faggots and their claim to fame.

FMCDH(BITS)

6 posted on 01/07/2013 6:55:59 PM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Nachum
Does this mean that those RIF'd when congress "repealed" its commitment to fund Vietnam in 1973 will get back pay and benefits?

(hint..no)

7 posted on 01/07/2013 7:08:04 PM PST by norton
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To: Nachum
Damned faggots and dykes now recieving "Reparations", buying their loyalty to the Dem's, via the Taxpayer.

Just as Laws can't be passed Ex Post Facto to penalize preious acts, the DADT Policy should not be retroactively found to be un-fair....it was a Policy KNOWN PUBLICLY, and violation resulted in Dismissal.

There is NO WAY Taxpayers should subsidize sex deviates CHOSEN lifestyle, nor be FORCED to pay for their "exposure and dismissal due to following APPROVED Policy".

8 posted on 01/07/2013 7:09:29 PM PST by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: nothingnew
tired of "them" too......what an arrogant piss anty group.....times will change and with their agenda will be destroyed....because what comes around, goes around...

too bad they couldn't keep their kinky little selfs in their own homes...no, they had to have all of us exposed to it...

9 posted on 01/07/2013 7:10:50 PM PST by cherry
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To: nothingnew

In a few short year, gays will be running (ruining) the Military. Count on it. If you don’t lick their boots (or perform other acts) you’ll be out on your ass.


10 posted on 01/07/2013 7:11:47 PM PST by rbg81
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To: traditional1

Good Post IMO, and so right on the mark.


11 posted on 01/07/2013 7:27:52 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Nachum

Democrats have perfected another way to redistribute wealth from taxpayers to designated victim groups.


12 posted on 01/07/2013 7:53:53 PM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: Nachum

.........


13 posted on 01/07/2013 7:57:01 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: traditional1

Spot on.

BTTT


14 posted on 01/07/2013 8:00:45 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Nachum
Air Force Staff Sgt. Richard Collins

What part of "don't tell" didn't you understand sissy?

Seriously though, is this guy's name Dick Collins? No wonder he turned out like a fruitcake.

15 posted on 01/07/2013 8:18:20 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: Nachum

This is the latest Obama ploy to circumvent the legislature. He simply gets someone to file suit, has his “justice department” fail to defend, and then reaches a “settlement” which writes new law.

Then congress would have to pass a law to STOP payment, except the senate won’t bring it up, and Obama would veto it.

So here we have Obama paying off every gay person who was ever found out in the military. No authorization from congress needed — remember, they haven’t even formally repealed the program, Obama simply stopped enforcing it.

Where does the money come from? Well, since there is no appropriation, I presume it is just made out of thin air. Or they’ll cut some legitimately authorized program Obama doesn’t like.


16 posted on 01/07/2013 8:35:11 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Years ago I read an article in American Spectator. The artless said most gays get caught molesting kids of other soldiers.


17 posted on 01/07/2013 8:46:59 PM PST by aimhigh ( Guns do not kill people. Planned Parenthood kills people.)
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To: Nachum

Sure, once we start minting those trillion dollar coins, we can easily pay this out.


18 posted on 01/07/2013 8:53:58 PM PST by Rastus
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To: Nachum

Discharged under perfectly legitimate policy at the time, but now that the policy has been arbitrarily reversed, that makes these homosexuals somehow worth back pay? I don’t get it.


19 posted on 01/07/2013 9:31:00 PM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Nachum

It’s nice to know the Pentagon is conducting “settlements” now WITH OUR MONEY!!! Obviously, the Pentagon’s budget is too big. They’ve got money to give away.


20 posted on 01/07/2013 9:38:54 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Where can I pick up a 2013 Mayan calendar?)
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To: Nachum

Back pay for being mentally ill...


21 posted on 01/08/2013 3:33:49 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Nachum; Revolting cat!

Bailing out the gay people now.

Makes sense to give them full back pay. A jihadist who killed over a dozen unarmed men, women, and children is still drawing his salary.


22 posted on 01/08/2013 2:06:39 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: All; Nachum
In a landmark settlement, the Pentagon has agreed to give full back pay to U.S. service members who were discharged due to their sexual orientation under the military's “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

Sexual 'orientation', a subjective feeling -a leftist construct with no scientific basis in fact, was never illegal under the UCMJ. Homosexual sex was always illegal and those who chose to engage in such an intrinsically disordered activity were rightly removed from the military then as they will again in the future when sanity once again prevails in the Republic.

23 posted on 01/08/2013 3:02:57 PM PST by DBeers (†)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
“This is the latest Obama ploy to circumvent the legislature. He simply gets someone to file suit, has his “justice department” fail to defend, and then reaches a “settlement” which writes new law.

Then congress would have to pass a law to STOP payment, except the senate won’t bring it up, and Obama would veto it.

So here we have Obama paying off every gay person who was ever found out in the military. No authorization from congress needed — remember, they haven’t even formally repealed the program, Obama simply stopped enforcing it.”

The left has been doing this for quite a while. It has more force than legislation, because, as a court order it cannot be easily repealed. Just have the organization suing and the executive branch in sync, and the judge signs off on it. No voting, no letter writing, just make law without the legislature.

24 posted on 01/08/2013 5:12:47 PM PST by marktwain
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To: Nachum

Reparations. Social Justice. Forward. March.


25 posted on 01/08/2013 5:22:45 PM PST by TADSLOS (I took extra credit at the School of Hard Knocks)
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To: Nachum

I am sure this would not include those that deliberately outed themselves or became gay to get out of the service, right?


26 posted on 01/09/2013 12:07:44 PM PST by itsahoot (Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King's X line, is undefeatable. (USS Taluga AO-62))
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